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Feminists Watch Holiday Things

Airs at: Fri, 12/23/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
From Jingle Barack to the "Fresh Off the Boat" and Chinese Santa, we take our feminist look at some holiday classics and newer media about Christmas, Hannukah, and holiday themes in general. Wrapping up with the new song actively modeling an anti-violence stance, "Baby It'... Read more

Politics of "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and special guest Dennis Gravy review the classic Christmas-time cartoon, "A Charlie Brown Christmas". They consider anti-commercialism, alienation, cultural appropriation, white supremacy, and why the "workers revolution" that seems to promise an answer to Char... Read more

Wendy Doniger, Redeeming the Kamasutra

Airs at: Mon, 12/26/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
The Kamasutra brings to mind (and to Google searches) erotic and exotic sexual positions.   OK, it is that.  But it is much more.  It is about the art of living.   Wendy Doniger, Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions at the University of ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour 9:00am December 19th, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes   Bill Resnick talks with Independent journalist and climate and global sustainability activist Patrick Mazza. They discuss how many big cities in this country can defy Trumpism, and show how to radica... Read more

Starhawk on Positively Revolting : Continuing our Conversation

Airs at: Fri, 12/16/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
A few weeks before the national election, we had the opportunity to talk with community organizer, activist, and author. Starhawk. During that time, we discussed our fears about what a Trump regime would mean for many targeted communities and for the planet.  Now that Trump... Read more

Robert Parry on Fight the Empire

Airs at: Thu, 12/15/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  "now the defeated Democrats and some anti-Trump neoconservatives in the Republican Party are jumping up and down about how Russia supposedly tainted the election by revealing information about the Democrats and the Clinton campaign. Though there appears to be no hard ev... Read more

Queer Politics and Survival: present, past, and....?

Airs at: Tue, 12/13/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Snapshots of queer struggles for dignity and safety, in America: We'll hear a series of audio pieces by Jason T. Ingram, a Portland area artist and musician who stared down religious conservatism in the harshest possible way - by attending gay conversion therapy, in the Sou... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 12, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this episode of the Old Mole, and presents the following segments: 1. Ashlee Ailes of the National Lawyers' Guild discusses how the Guild will defend the right to protest. 2. JoDe Goudy, chair of the Yakama Tribal Council,  speaks to the recent d... Read more

Vision, Solidarity, and Action

Airs at: Mon, 12/19/2016 at 9:15am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge reflects on how the Left can and must go beyond resistance to positive action, not only to defend against Trump and Trumpism, but to build a coherent movement for a better society, one not vulnerable to the appeal of demagogues.  Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 12

Airs at: Mon, 12/12/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Clayton Morgareidge will host this episode and we will hear: Civil rights attorney Ashlee Albies will talk with Bill Resnick about what her organization The National Lawyers' Guild will be dealing with in the Trump era. Jan Haaken interviews psychoanalyst Lynne Layton ab... Read more