Old Mole Variety Hour for June 9, 2008

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Sun, 06/08/2008 - 5:00pm

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 immigrant, "Sex and the City," and what Congress is  and is not doing about climate change.
To hear the whole show, click on the arrow above.  To hear individual pieces, follow the links below. 
1.  Bill Resnick and Deborah James discuss poverty, hunger, and food.   
2.   Frann Michel on how being queer is like being an immigrant (and  vice-versa). 
3.  Brian Tokar explains the politics of climate change. 
4. Luz María Gordillo reviews and remembers "Sex and the City."

5.  A political reading  of Pink Martini

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