ROBYN GOTTLIEB OF THE OREGON FAIR TRADE CAMPAIGN GIVES US THE LOWDOWN ON "FAST TRACK," THE PROPOSAL NOW BEFORE CONGRESS THAT WOULD IMPOSE MORE OF THE SAME MULTINATIONAL CORPORATE MODEL FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE ON PEOPLE IN THE U.S. AND AROUND THE WORLD.
12:28 minutes (11.41 MB)
Frann Michel this Memorial Day episode of the Old Mole much of which deals with issues of war and militarization.
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52:21 minutes (35.95 MB)
Clayton Morgareidge introduces and reads a plea from a Viet Nam veteran that he not be thanked for his "service" in the war machine. The article is by Camillo Mac Bica, available here on TruthOut. Other articles on these issues by him are here. 8:50 minutes (6.07 MB)
Bill Resnick interviews Jesse Hagopian, a leader in the resistance to corporate school "reform" including high stakes testing, privatization, and rote curriculums for the popular classes. The financial and corporate elites pushing school "reform" would never dream of sending kids to the schools they are forcing on the popular classes. Hagopian particularly discusses building teacher/parent/student coalitions. For more on these issues, visit Hagopian's website I Am An Educator.
Jesse Hagopian will be at the Portland Trouble Makers' School this Saturday. Information here.
20:07 minutes (13.82 MB)
Host Sutree has an engaging conversation with Lisa Schumacher about Gangaji, Eli Jaxon-Bear, integrity, love, awakening, discovering happiness and being true to yourself.
Lisa has through her 20 years of study with Gangaji and Eli Jaxon-Bear, gained a unique insight into what it takes to be free. For the last 6 years Lisa has traveled around the world to meet with people in small groups in service of Awakening Freedom and to share the open invitation to realize what is eternally present in the core of all being.
Quote from Lisa: “Our attention is a huge power and we give it away all the time. It’s time to pay it to what you really want to pay it to.”
64:00 minutes (58.6 MB)
I am doing a three part series on the Bible, what it is and how to read it. Three excellent scholars and teachers will be our guides, Harvey Cox, John Dominic Crossan, and Jennifer Grace Bird. 29:00 minutes (26.55 MB)
AS THE U.S. CONGRESS CONSIDERS MORE FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS, LABOR PROVISIONS OF PRIOR FTA'S REMAIN UNENFORCED. THE U.S.-COLOMBIA "LABOR ACTION PLAN' WAS SUPPOSED TO REPLACE CONTINGENT EMPLOYMENT WITH PERMANENT JOBS, BUT THAT'S NOT THE EXPERIENCE OF WORKERS AT COCA COLA IN COLOMBIA. UNION LEADER DANIEL RUEDA TALKS ABOUT THEIR STRUGGLE WITH THE NORTH AMERICAN CORPORATION. 14:31 minutes (13.29 MB)
This mixtape includes clips from MLK Jr speech at Riverside Church on April 4, 1967, "Time has Come Today" by the Chambers Brothers, "Downpressorman" by Peter Tosh, and "Burning Down the House" by the Talking Heads. It was produced by Paul Roland for his Wednesday Talk Radio program on January 26, 2015: "It's much later than we think: the methane time-bomb is ticking (link below):
Psychoanalyst and research Robert Garfield has focused on men and the friendships they form for many years. In his new book, "Breaking the Male Code", Mr. Garfield explores the rules that keep men spinning in a culture that doesn't always know what it wants them to be. The author talks with Don Merrill about how TV heroes are no role model, why the men's movement of the 90s hurt men as much as it helped them and how fatherhood is one of the purest ways men can bond.
25:58 minutes (23.78 MB)
Conservatorship conjures up images of the aged being cared for with gentle kindness in a flowery bower, warm and safe...
Take that image and flip it: The victim of Conservatorship Gone Wrong, aged, stripped of all assetss - and I mean bank accounts, home, belongings, even food and medicine - by a triad comprised of corrupt conservator, corrupt attorney and a corrupt judge. The triad rounds up a bunch of people and pays them to sign a affadavit stting that the victim is not competant to run a life. And that's it. End of story.
The book is closed.
The victim of the scam is as good as death for all the self-determination that remains. 24:58 minutes (22.85 MB)