A Community in Transition

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Mon, 01/26/2009

As the transgender community gains wider visibility, there's been a growing awareness of the transformation involved in a person's gender transition.  But what about the Trans person's friends, family, co-workers or partners?  How must they change in order to accept the transgender person they care about?

56:56 minutes (39.09 MB)

Portland Opera's "Turn of the Screw"

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Stage and Studio
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Mon, 01/26/2009

Host/Producer Dmae Roberts features "Turn of the Screw” written by Henry James is one of the most haunting classic novels of the 19th century. Portland Opera is mounting a magnificent production with music by Benjamin Britten on Feb. 6th complete with a chamber orchestra and one of its largest casts... Dmae talked with the ghosts in show.... Ryan Macpherson who plays Peter Quint, Mary Phillips who plays Miss Jessel.

20:22 minutes (18.65 MB)

An Anti Discrimination ComitteeTakes on the Issue of Media Bias on Palestine

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Evening News
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Tue, 01/13/2009

Layla El Contonay (Comunications Director of Arab American Anti Discrimination Comittee) talks about the diffrent kinds of media bias she sees and talks about the unheard voices of the Palestinian people and the discrimination against Arabs in the American media and if that has changed.

9:58 minutes (9.13 MB)

US Ambassador Gives Views on the Peace between Isreal and Palestain

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Evening News
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Mon, 01/12/2009

Ambassador Edward Peck Gives his Views on the relashionship between Palestain and Isreal and the peoples opinion of what is best for them. He also talks about why the US should be supporting Palestain.

9:05 minutes (8.32 MB)

He's Gone! Hurrah! He's Here! Hurrah!!!

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Mon, 01/26/2009

 Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor celebrate the Passing of the Bushies, and the arrival of Obama, with a list of Bush policies that have already been reversed by the incoming administration.  Our stances on Torture, secret CIA prisons, Gitmo, Global Warming and the Environment have already been reversed, with more to come.

 

55:30 minutes (25.41 MB)

Really Good Non-Fiction Books

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 01/26/2009

Michelle and Kathleen host a quick look at recent really good non-fiction books, many political. The show includes short samples of interviews with authors on a variety of topics including the redistribution of wealth, voluntary simplicity, surviving a right-wing fundamentalist reform school and facts and fictions of the human species.

24:13 minutes (9.7 MB)

Emissions, Commissions and Omissions...

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 01/26/2009
13:17 minutes (12.17 MB)

Art Spiegelman: Breakdowns

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Words and Pictures
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Mon, 01/26/2009

For the first time in three decades, Pulitzer prize-winning graphic novelist Art Spiegelman (Maus) has gathered his early groundbreaking comics into one volume.  The new edition of Breakdowns: Portrait of the Artist as a Young %@&*! includes a new graphic memoir opening a window into both a personal and cultural history of the late 20th century. 

Art talks with S.W. Conser and Bill Dodge about comics as high art, breaking the media censorship of the Danish Muhammed cartoons, and creating picture books for children and grownups.

36:56 minutes (14.79 MB)

Working for Reform

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Prison Pipeline
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Sun, 01/25/2009

Ruth Kovacs and Rebecca Nay talked about the work of advocates for prison reform. Rebecca, co-host of Gender Blender (usually the third Tuesday of the month from 6:00 to 7:00 pm) asked Ruth to define her mission and to tell what meeting with the prisoners has taught her this year. They shared examples that show people CAN change and the re-entry programs DO make a difference for those who want to come out of incarceration as better folks than they were during their criminal days.

28:58 minutes (26.52 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 26, 2009

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Sun, 01/25/2009

Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this is the first Old Mole show of the Obama administration, so the Mole talks about the progressive agenda the new team needs to hear.  There is also music in the New Deal spirit of overcoming economic crisis by Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger.  To hear the whole show, including the music, click on the arrow above.  Or you can hear individual pieces by following the links  below.  This is also Winter Pledge Drive, so please support the Moles' work by clicking on the JOIN NOW button at the top of this page!  Thank you!

39:24 minutes (22.55 MB)

Auto Workers to Restructure Industry

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Sun, 01/25/2009

Diane Feeley is a retired auto worker who writes about the labor and the industry for Against the Current.  Here she talks with Clayton Morgareidge about how the industry could best be restructured to provide more and better jobs -- but fewer cars!  Feeley is also part the of Auto Worker Caravan, a project aimed at bringing these ideas to the attention of Congress and the public. 

10:11 minutes (5.83 MB)

"This Land Is Your Land!"

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Sun, 01/25/2009

 

"This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land!"

Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen sang this song, which included some rarely heard verses, in front of Obama and the nation at the Inauguration celebration, January 19.  Here is one of those verses as sung by its composer, Woody Guthrie himself, in 1944 together with some commentary by Clayton Morgareidge.

3:53 minutes (2.23 MB)

Mandate for Change

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Sun, 01/25/2009

 

Getting the best progressive ideas in front of the Obama team: that's the purpose of the book Mandate for Change, edited by Chester Hartman.  Hartman talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about many of the book's proposals for changing and saving our nation. 

13:59 minutes (8.01 MB)

"Unjust Deserts"

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Radiozine
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Thu, 01/22/2009

Lew Daly, co-author with Gar Alperovitz of "Unjust Deserts: How the Rich Are Taking Our Common Inheritance and Why We Should Take It Back," discusses wealth creation, income redistribution and moral philosophy.

Lew Daly is a Senior Fellow at Demos and the author of "God and the Welfare State."

29:42 minutes (27.2 MB)

 

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