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Food Crisis: Causes and Cures

Airs at: Sun, 05/18/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What are the underlying reasons for the upsurge in food prices around the world?  What can be done about it?  The Executive Director of  Food First,  Eric Holt-Gimenez, lays it out for us in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Holt-Gimenez is also the autho... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 12, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This program features music by the Rice Workers Choir of Novi Di Modena, songs sung by women workers who organized to achieve the first 8-hour day. Also discussed are the rising costs of food, Mothers' Day as part of the Peace Movement, and Christian fundmentalism in the  ... Read more

The Price of Food

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Jane D'Arista talks with Bill Resnick about what makes food so much more expensive everywhere.  As with oil and finance, it has a lot to do with deregulation.  D'Arista is Director of Programs at the Financial Markets Center. Read more

Food Crisis? Yes. Surprise? No.

Airs at: Tue, 04/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
A converation with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, regarding the global food price increases. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 28, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 04/27/2008 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by Tom Becker, this program has pieces  on the International Longshoreman Workers Union and May Day, the Italian radical film-maker Pier Paolo Pasolini, the left turn in Paraguay, and the impact of the economic crunch on the poor.  You can hear the whole show by cli... Read more

Paraguay Goes Left?

Airs at: Sun, 04/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Paraguay, long ruled by a single repressive party machine, has just elected a new left-wing president.  Justin Mog, an independent journalist living in Paraguay, talks with Old Mole Dan Jaffee about what this means for Paraguay's future.   Read more

Joe and Abe on May Day

Airs at: Mon, 04/28/2008 at 5:00pm
Joe Uris and Abe Proctor rant 'n' rail on with a pre-May Day Special covering the history of the Labor Movement in the United States, and how it's been steadily eroded since the last of the *real* Domocrats were in power. Read more

Haitians Hungry: Paid France 20 Billion Dollars

Airs at: Thu, 04/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 The International Monetary Fund said on Friday it was working with donors to review Haiti's need for more aid to deal with soaring food prices.  The food crisis recently sparked food riots in the Caribbean country.But while the economists in the International Monetary Fund... Read more

Joe and Abe Talk Radio

Airs at: Mon, 04/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Abe Proctor and Joe Uris lit up the phone lines with more of their irreverant views on politics, the election, and the world. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 21 2008

Airs at: Sun, 04/20/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the Global Food Crisis, Racism in and beyond the Presidential campaign, and the future of US Foreign Policy.  You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual pieces by clicking on the links below.  ... Read more