Old Mole Variety Hour for November 30, 2020

Produced by: 
KBOO
Air date: 
Mon, 11/30/2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Views, Reviews, and Interviews from a Socialist-Feminist, Anti-racist and Anti-colonial Perspective

 

Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments:

 

World Trade Organization: Norm Diamond reflects on the mass protest against the World Trade Organization in Seattle twenty-one years ago today.

 

Citizen Scientists: Norm Diamond and Patricia Kullberg discuss the role of ordinary citizens in mounting successful challenges to the junk science deployed by fossil fuel corporations to promote their climate-killing mega-projects in the Pacific Northwest. Patricia Kullberg is an activist and science writer with Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility.

 

Clean Energy: Bill Resnick speaks with Cathy Becker, who led a successful campaign in Columbus, Ohio for the city to take over the electric utility. They discuss this strategy as the first step in cutting back on the hyper-consumption of elites and the reconstruction of the economic system to benefit everyone. Cathy Becker is a research fellow at the Global Institute for Sustainable Prosperity and an organizer with the movement for 100% clean, renewable energy in communities across the United States.

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