Old Mole Variety Hour March 29th 2021

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Mon, 03/29/2021 - 9:00am to 10:00am
News, Views and Interviews from a Socialist, Feminist, Anti-Racist Perspective

 

Densie Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole and includes

  • Against the Fascist Creep Bill Resnick talks to Alexander Reid Ross on how the radical right has grown over the recent past and what can be done to re-marginalize them.  Ross is the author of the book Against the Fascist Creep.
  • The Story-Telling of Walter Mosely Although now nearly a month late for Black history month,  Book Mole Larry Bowlden honors the social commentary and  story-telling of Walter Mosley. Mosley shows clearly how a novelist can be more honest and direct in exposing racism providing scathing social commentary than can a journalist. 
  • Search and Rescue Crisis in the Borderlands President Biden faces intensified criticisms on his new administration’s handling of migration at the Southern border and whether the recent influx of migrants poses a true crisis. Regular contributor on the Old Mole Sophie Smith talks with Jan Haaken about the politics of migration and what her co-authored report describes as a “search and rescue crisis in the borderlands.” Smith is a teacher, writer, and humanitarian aid worker residing in Arivaca, Arizona. Left to Die: Border Patrol, Search and Rescue, and the Crisis of Disappearance
  • Wealth and Taxes From the archive, the rich claim their private wealth is under assault in proposals to increase taxes on the wealthy to pay for improved healthcare. But do they really own their wealth?  Clayton Morgareidge explains why they don't and how taxes and justice are related. Clayton Morgareidge was a longtime member of the Old Mole and passed away in January 2020. This segment originally aired in July 2009. 
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