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Parenting in Europe and the US

Airs at: Sun, 06/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Professor Marcia Meyers is with the West Coast Poverty Center and has studied the vast differences between raising children in the US with almost no public support and being a parent in Europe where that support is strong.  She shares her conclusions in this conversation wi... Read more

Gender Expression

Airs at: Wed, 06/18/2008 at 5:00pm
***CONTAINS EXTRA WEB CONTENT*** Can gender expression be a do-it-yourself project? We'll attempt to answer that and many other complex questions about sexuality, biology and identity in four interviews with people across the gender spectrum.Diane Anderson-Minshall, executi... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 9, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 06/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today's show features, for the second time, the music of Portland band Pink Martini and concludes with a discussion of the implicit politics of their work.   Also discussed on the show are world hunger and the cost of food, the relations between being queer and being an imm... Read more

"Sex and the City"

Airs at: Mon, 06/09/2008 at 5:00pm
The Old Mole's Luz María Gordillo describes her attraction to "Sex and the City" while at the same time training her critical guns upon it.    Read more

Robert Jensen: On Porn and Rape Culture

Airs at: Mon, 05/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Ani Raven Haines interviews author and activist Robert Jensen on his new book, "Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity".  Jensen is an associate professor in the School of Journalism, University of Texas, Austin. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 2, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 06/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program, hosted by Denise Morris, has musical breaks from Pink Martini and features a  discussion with Thomas Lauderdale, the band's co-founder.   We also hear from widely-published writer Michael T. Klare about oil and its potential to provoke wars in the future; a re... Read more

Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship

Airs at: Sun, 06/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Alice Munro's  great short-story collection Hateship Friendship Courtship Loveship is reviewed by our Book Mole Larry Bowlden.  Read more

Art and Activism in New Orleans

Airs at: Thu, 05/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
Bread and Roses travels to New Orleans for the 10th anniversary of the Vagina Monologues. We hear from  survivors of Hurricane Katrina. For more information about V-day, go to www.vday.org . Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 19, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 05/18/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program includes a Movie Mole review of "Iron Man," a commentary on Racism in the Presidential campaign, a first-person report on May Day in Havana, music and the history of the Buena Vista Social Club, and a discussion of the crisis in food prices.  Clayton Morgareidg... Read more

Movie Moles: "Iron Man"

Airs at: Sun, 05/18/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken review the action/comic book movie "Iron Man" and give it thumbs down for its repetition of stereotypes about about race, gender, militarism and capitalism.     Read more