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What's wrong with Off-Shore Oil Drilling?

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.Barbara B... Read more

2008 Election Racism, Offshore Drilling, and "New Capitalism"

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept o... Read more

Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair

Mother Jones has the dirt on the Pentagon's abiding interest in history as a means to maintain American hegemony. Seems the Defense Department believes that studying the Macedonians, Romans, Mongols, and Napoleonic French can impart lessons as to how we can shore up our mil... Read more

What's Next in Iraq?

Airs at: Sun, 08/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Has the surge really reduced the level of violence in Iraq?  The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with policy analyst, author and activist Antonia Juhasz whose  website The Bush Agenda  contains a wealth of information  and analysis.  She is the author of The Bu$h Agenda: Inva... Read more

Diagnosing the Crisis with Dr. Dollar

Airs at: Sun, 07/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Dr. Dollar, aka economist Arthur McEwan, talks with Bill Resnick about the current economic crisis, how bad it might be, and how it should be resolved in the interests of working people.  McKewan writes for  Dollars & Sense, and his latest  book is  Neoliberalism or Democra... Read more

Ellen Brown, author of "Web of Debt"

Airs at: Mon, 07/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Per Fagereng speaks with Ellen Brown, who developed her research skills as an attorney practicing civil litigation in Los Angeles. In "Web of Debt", her latest book, she turns those skills to an analysis of the Federal Reserve and "the money trust." She shows how this priva... Read more

Barbara Ehrenreich

Airs at: Mon, 07/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Joe Uris speaks with writer and social critic Barbara Ehrenreich about her latest book, This Land is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation. Ehrenreich is also the author of Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America and Bait and Switch: The (Futile) Pursuit o... Read more

Abe Minus Joe on Obama the Wimp

Airs at: Mon, 07/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Host Abe Proctor leads a discussion on Obama, the Lessor of Two Evils, or How Much Stink Are You Willing To Tolerate To Keep McCain OUT of the White House?!? Read more

Patriotism Versus Nationalism

Airs at: Mon, 07/07/2008 at 5:00pm
Host Abe Proctor goes solo today, leading a discussion on Patriotism versus Nationalism, plus whatever else our callers bring to the table. Read more

Dr. Matthew Helmers on US Agriculture today

Airs at: Tue, 06/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein talks about the recent severe weather and the impacts on Agriculture with Dr. Matthew Helmers, Assistant Professor at Iowa State's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and an expert in Agricultural and Water Resources. Read more