Women

The Labor of Women

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old  Mole Frann Michel draws on Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale to focus on the  exploitation and coercion of of women's reproductive  labor.  More specifically, she examines recent political battles over access to abortion, contraception, and sex education, and... Read more

Sex Work

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Attorney Mike Snedeker and the Old Mole's Jan Haaken reflect on the place of sex work --especially prostitution-- in society.  They discuss the controversy in Portland about "prostitution free zones" along SE 82d Avenue, and the different approaches to these matters in Euro... Read more

What Digby said

Once again, here's Digby, doing it better than most could even hope.Really, read it. She is one of the best bloggers around.-A Read more

FNB Politics

Apropos of my earlier post, here's Rick Perstein from March 2007:... Rush Limbaugh calls the insufficiently martial Iraq Study Group “James Baker’s Fruit Salad.” To those with good memories who pay very close attention, this is a reference to the former secretary of state’s... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 4, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 08/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program explores the current situation in Iraq and future possibilities there; an artists collective that focuses on political print-making; relationship between capitalism and democracy; and a movie about three generations of Mexican-Ame... Read more

Movie Moles: "How the Garcia Girls Spent the Summer"

Airs at: Sun, 08/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles  Frann Michel and Denise Morris  discuss the film How the Garcia  Girls  Spent the Summer , directed by Georgina Garcia  Riedel.  What does female desire look like?  And how do self-inflicted limitations and social expectations shade and color it? Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 28, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Viable options for saving the planet and making life better; a novel about mending family ties; The New Yorker's Obama cartoon cover;  and the history of victims' rights -- all these are discussed by the Old Moles on this show hosted by Tom Becker, who plays some of Billy B... Read more

Victims' Rights

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about the role of crime victims in the trials, sentencing, and paroling of violent offenders, especially rapists.  Read more

Book Mole: "The Art of Mending"

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
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Our Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Elizabeth Berg's novel The Art of Mending.  You can read  Larry's other book reviews here. Read more

Highlights from past APA Compass programs

Airs at: Thu, 01/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
Our special new year edition includes excerpts and highlights from past APA Compass programs. A great sampling of the range of topics and guests that we cover, including interviews, roundtable discussions, audio postcards, Angry APA Minute and many more. Read more