Bob Peterson on rethinking schools, debunking the privatizing agenda, and fighting for education

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Mon, 03/24/2014
Bill Resnick talks with Bob Peterson of Rethinking Schools. They discuss the capitalist agenda to remake education into a business and why it isn't working. They consider ways that teaching has to connect to children's real lives, which standardized testing makes impossible and real teachers employ at the risk of retaliation.

Bob Peterson is a founding editor of Rethinking Schools and is the president of the Milwaukiee Teachers' Education Association.
18:56 minutes (17.33 MB)

Gareth Porter: 'Manufactured Crisis'

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 03/24/2014
13:26 minutes (12.3 MB)

Interview with Professor Francis Boyle about Ukraine/Crimea crisis

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Evening News
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Thu, 03/20/2014
KBOO News interviews Professor Francis Boyle to explore the latest developments in Ukraine and Crimea, and the U-S role in the current situation.
21:06 minutes (19.32 MB)

Interview with visiting Journalist Sadia Khan

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Evening News
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Tue, 03/18/2014
Sadia Khan is KBOO's visiting journalist for the month of March 2014.
More information about Sadia and the visiting journalist program.
15:34 minutes (21.39 MB)

Heed the Call: Integrating Myth, Science, Spirituality and Business

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Pathways
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Sun, 03/16/2014
Our guest this week on Pathways is David Howitt, author of the new book, Heed Your Call: Integrating Myth, Science, Spirituality and Business. David is the founder & CEO of Meriwether Group. He is an inspiring thought leader and accomplished entrepreneur with over twenty years of experience providing financial, strategic, and brand counsel to early stage, and Fortune 100 companies. He has the unique ability to integrate vision and growth strategies with mission and purpose, and has provided guidance to Oregon Chai, Stumptown Coffee, Pendleton, adidas, Voodoo Doughnut, Salomon, yogitoes, Klim, Bloch, Dave’s Killer Bread, ABC Carpet & Home, Living Harvest, and many others. 24:59 minutes (11.43 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 17, 2014

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Mon, 03/17/2014

Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show featuring revolutionary music from Chile, the musical and political history of the Allende years in Chile, the struggle for carbon-free and democratic control of energy, and the impact of wealth on school closures.  

To hear the whole show, with all the music, use the play button below.  For individual segments, follow these links:

1.  Historian Kim Davis gives us the political background on some great Chillean music -- nueva canción.  
52:53 minutes (30.26 MB)

Money, Property and Schools

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Mon, 03/17/2014
Last week on the Old Mole, Bill Resnick and Hyung Nam discussed corporate power and education.  Reporting on her experience in Mountain View, California, Ren Green recalls how Google's tax exempt status led to the closing of schools for lower income, mostly Latino people.   3:38 minutes (2.09 MB)

Getting to Carbon-free

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Mon, 03/17/2014
Clean Energy Action of Boulder, Colorado has been working to establish a municipal public utility commtted to clean and locally produced energy. Their work is opposed by the local investor-owned electric company that relies heavily on coal.  Leslie Glostrum, a biochemist and activist who works with Clean Energy Action, talks here with Old Mole Bill Resnick about the need for carbon-free energy and how to achieve it.   22:07 minutes (12.65 MB)

Chile: Music of the Revolution

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Mon, 03/17/2014
Nueva Canción, the music that accompanied the social movement that led to Salvador Allende's socialist government in Chile in the early 1970s, included Victor Jarra, Violeta Parra, Inti-Illimani and many others.  Pete Seeger spoke and sang for them both here and in South America.  Kim Davis is a Latin American historian who studies the era and its music, and here she talks with Clayton Morgareidge about the music and its times.  She also chose the several musical selections we hear:

Orlando Alarcón, "Si Somos Americanos"
Pete Seeger reads Victor Jara's last poem "Estadio Chile" 22:16 minutes (12.75 MB)

Shala Kudlac Interview

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Between Us
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Mon, 03/17/2014
Shala Kudlac is running for Circuit County Court Judge for Oregon's 15th Judicial District.  She talked with Don Merrill about preparing for election scrutiny, how a judge's thoughts and feelings have to constantly be under lock and key and how she plans to bring more integrity to Coos and Curry County courts.  *These interviews are part of a project to invite all candidates for Oregon's 2014 election to share their views.  A transcript of this interview will be posted shortly. 27:51 minutes (14.5 MB)

Sutree hosts a panel discussion on the importance of Conscious Evolution and Awakening for our global community.

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Sat, 03/15/2014
Jen Davis grows 16 kinds of fruits and many of her family's vegetables in her urban yard.  She also keeps ducks to eat slugs, and Mason bees for pollination, and she teaches Mason bee care classes around the NW.  She is the founder of Bee Friendly Portland, a coalition of folks working at the neighborhood level to protect send sustain our threatened pollinators.  Please check it out on FB:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bee-Friendly-Portland/650478741630390?ref=hl
58:41 minutes (53.73 MB)

A Week of News from the Western World; White People Behaving Badly (mostly)

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Air Cascadia
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Fri, 03/14/2014
https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/open-source-misses-the-point.htmlhttps://...

The Free Software Movement will save your sad ass when the NSA's malware comes calling ...but only if you know it, support it and use it.  

Here's why:

0314 OR Jackson official: Local GMO ban would cost $200,000 a year to enforce
  66:09 minutes (60.57 MB)

Extended Audio - Ernest & Celestine's Benjamin Renner

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Words and Pictures
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Thu, 03/13/2014

The César Award-winning French film Ernest & Celestine was recently nominated for an Academy Award for best Animated Feature.  Adapted from Gabrielle Vincent's beloved storybook series by Benjamin Renner, along with co-directors Stéphane Aubier and Vincent Patar, Ernest & Celestine tells the tale of 35:15 minutes (14.12 MB)

 

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