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Vietnam Navy veterans impacted by Agent Orange still live without healthcare

Airs at: Thu, 11/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  During the Vietnam War, the military sprayed the forests of Vietnam with Agent Orange, a toxic herbicide and defoliant, intended to destroy the ability of rural populations to support themselves.  The process has had enormous health impacts since, on both Vietnamese peop... Read more

Mindzone

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris interviews Jan Haaken about her documentary film, Mindzone, which follows therapists in a Combat Stress Control unit as they carry out two conflicting missions: protecting soldiers from battle fatigue and keeping these same soldiers in the fight. Read more

Caring for the Warriors

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel and Jan Haaken discuss institutional strengths and challenges at the Veteran’s Administration health care system. Image by GettyImages   Read more

How Vets Changed the Military

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker reads from an article in Counterpunch by Kevin Basl - "How Veterans Changed the Military and Rebuilt the Middle Class”, which explores the history of veteran-led anti-war protest and the fight to get a better deal for vets. 1932 “Bonus Army” protest by WWI veter... Read more

Refusal to Obey

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veteran’s for Peace, about the organization, its radical and democratic impulse, and about the history and current significance of the soldier’s duty to disobey illegal orders. Reppenhagen is a veteran of the ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
It's veterans' day on the Old Mole with host Thom Becker and: Refusal to Obey: Bill Resnick interviews Garrett Reppenhagen of Veteran’s for Peace How Vets Changed the Military: Tom Becker reads from an article by Kevin Basl in Counterpunch Fiction Review: Larry Bowlden re... Read more

US Military's Climate Damage

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  The Old Mole’s Laurie Mercier speaks with Murtaza Hussain about how the US military plays a major role in climate change. Hussain is a journalist whose work focuses on national security, foreign policy, and human rights. He writes for the Intercept, and his work has also... Read more

11/9 and The Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees

Airs at: Fri, 09/13/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  John Shuck speaks with Philip Kraske about his fifth novel, 11/9 and the Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees.  "Trudy Schelling arrives at her company in Jersey City, New Jersey, to start her first day of work at Hallerbee Net Research. The date is November 9. Barely throu... Read more

05 TRIPP-P 1Sep2019

Airs at: Fri, 09/06/2019 at 2:15am - Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:45am
Produced for TRIPP-P
In our 5th podcast, TRIPP-P speaks with Dr. Marisa Zapata [Mah-ree-sah Zah-pah-tah], an Associate Professor of Land Use & Urban Studies Planning and an author of the PSU Homeless Research And Collaborative (HRAC) report that was recently released by Street Roots.   We di... Read more

Free The Plant

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this week's edition of Free Culture Radio our guest is Michael Krawitz from Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access. More and more countries around the world are setting up medical cannabis programs. Most states in the US have some form of medical cannabis program or other... Read more