Jan Haaken

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Jan Haaken

The Left and the Law

Airs at: Mon, 11/22/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss recent judgements in a case brought by Chevron in a NYC Federal court against environmental lawyer Steven Donziger who represented indigenous Ecuadorans in their suit against Chevron for environmental d... Read more

The Crimes of Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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A panel of criminal and environmental lawyers from around the world has created a legal definition for ecoside as the basis of a push to criminalize mass damage and destruction of ecosystems. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss this campa... Read more

The Monster Who Came up the River

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
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Native peoples hold rich traditions of storytelling, passed on by elders from one generation to the next. These stories speak of resilience, wisdom, and lessons in survival, but they also offer cautionary tales. In this special program, documentary filmmaker Jan Haaken spea... Read more

Left and the Law: Climate Lawsuits

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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In their Left and the Law segment today, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker take up the recent wave of lawsuits filed by cities and states against the oil industry in the US based on the industry's damage to communities and covering up their own scientific data on the lethal thre... Read more

QAnon: politics in the age of communicative capitalism

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Even after the electoral defeat of Trump. QAnon remains an active platform for right-wing conspiracy theories and is widely perceived as a dangerous threat to democracy.  Jan Haaken talks with Emaline Friedman about QAnon as a political and cultural phenomenon. They take up... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour on 01/25/21

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/14/20

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Left and the Law: anti-protest laws

Airs at: Mon, 02/10/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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In this Left & the Law segment, Jan Haaken talks with Laruen Regan, Executive Director and senior staff attorney with the Civil Liberties Defense Center in Eugene. Regan is lead criminal defense attorney in recent and several upcoming trials of climate activists.  They talk... Read more

Left and The Law: Trump Appointments and Progressive Prosecutors

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Jan Haaken and Mike Snedecker survey the good and bad of this last year's different Federal appointments by the Trump Administration, but also the campaigns to elect progressive prosecutors. Read more

Movie Moles: Rocky

Airs at: Mon, 07/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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With Independence day lurking around the corner, Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris look back at the 1976 film Rocky. The first in a long line of films, Rocky was decorated with praise and awards and continues to inspire audiences as it taps into "our wish to have the... Read more