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W.A.G.E.S. Women housecleaners in San Francisco

Airs at: Mon, 01/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Host Bruce Silverman produced this series of programs to inform us about what needs changing in our community, our nation and our world. Today he looks at W.A.G.E.S. Women housecleaners in San Francisco have created their own cooperatively-owned cleaning companies. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 21, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This is the place to hear the whole show from start to finish.  Clayton Morgareidge is the host.  Or you can hear the following segments separately by following the following links:1.  Bill Resnick talks with Sam Gidrin about how the left can best respond to economic crise... Read more

Interpreting MLK's Legacy

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 American historian Christopher Phelps talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about parts of Martin Luther King Jr.'s that get overlooked on the day we celebrate him. Phelps's article on this topic is here.   Read more

Decomposing Property

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Clayton Morgareidge--today's Well-read Red--discusses and summarizes a theme from Michael Hardt's and Antonio Negri's 2004 book Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire:  A necessary element of capitalism--private property--is decomposing in an age when the domina... Read more

Economic Crisis and the Left

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Bill Resnick talks with labor activist and writer Sam Gindin about what progressives need to do when the economy goes in the tank.  Economic crises don't signal the end of capitalism or the rise of the working class.   The answer: Organize!  More about Sam Gindin here.  Gi... Read more

Interview with UNITE HERE Member and Hilton Hotel Worker

Airs at: Wed, 01/16/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Workers at the Portland Hilton continue to urge local groups and companies to boycott the hotel until their union reaches a settlement with management. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with Bruce Palamountain, a banquet server at the hotel and a member of the UNITE HERE Hotel... Read more

Sun 1/27/08 Soul hosts Workshop + fundraiser for KBOO

Soul, one of KBOO's Out Loud volunteer producers, is hosting a KBOO fund raiser in the form of a mini-workshop.  He needs our help in packing Liberty Hall with up to 145 people next Sunday from 12:45 - 3 p.m.Two events in one afternoon:Fund Raiser for KBOO Radio Mini-Worksh... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 14, 2007

Airs at: Sun, 01/13/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This  is the Old Mole Variety Hour in its entirety.   Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program focuses on some  popular movements the mainstream media  fail to cover.  First, Phil Alden Robinson from the Writers Guild talks with Bill Resnick about the writers's strike and ho... Read more

Civil Resistance in Iraq

Airs at: Sun, 01/13/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Press coverage of Iraq tells us that  the US is trying to build a secular democracy there, when in fact democratic and  secular groups are most under attack by the US and its Suni and Shia allies.  Bill Weinberg, award-winning journalist, radioactivist, and producer at  Pa... Read more

The Writers' Strike

Airs at: Sun, 01/13/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with Phil Alden Robinson, board member of the Writers' Guild of America.  He also wrote and directed the 1989 film Field of Dreams.  They discuss the  labor issues involved in the strike and the working life of a writer.   Read more