Economy

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Wars for Oil?

Airs at: Sun, 06/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Well-known author and scholar Michael Klare talks with Bill Resnick about Oil: scarcity, increasing demand, and the arms race developing around competition for  it.  Michael T. Klare is a Five Colleges professor of Peace and World Security Studies, whose department is locat... Read more

Joe and Abe Talk Radio - May 27

Airs at: Mon, 05/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Host Joe Uris brings a variety of topics to the table today, including the controversial LNG Terminals in Oregon, the Presidential Race, and the Columbia River Crossing. Our conservative friend James is declared KBOO's official Rush [Limbaugh] Reporter, inspiring some list... Read more

Patenting the Climate Genes

Airs at: Tue, 05/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
Hope Shand,  Research Director for the ETC Group and I discuss their new report describing efforts by the ag-biotech industry to patent 'climate-ready' genes which would theoretically allow our most common agricultural crops to continue thriving in the warm future confronting... Read more

Get This! with Veterans For Peace and The Illahee Institute

Airs at: Sun, 05/25/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Get This
Hostess Chris Andreae has a two part show today. First up, Chris talks with Malcolm Cradock from Veterans for Peace (vfpChapter72.org) about how to wage peace in America and beyond. Next up, Chris interviews Peter Schoonmaker, President of the Illahee Institute (Illahee.o... Read more

Joe and Abe and Political Discourse

Airs at: Mon, 05/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor talk politics with each other and the KBOO community. 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

Food Crisis: Causes and Cures

Airs at: Sun, 05/18/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What are the underlying reasons for the upsurge in food prices around the world?  What can be done about it?  The Executive Director of  Food First,  Eric Holt-Gimenez, lays it out for us in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Holt-Gimenez is also the autho... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 12, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 This program features music by the Rice Workers Choir of Novi Di Modena, songs sung by women workers who organized to achieve the first 8-hour day. Also discussed are the rising costs of food, Mothers' Day as part of the Peace Movement, and Christian fundmentalism in the  ... Read more

The Price of Food

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Jane D'Arista talks with Bill Resnick about what makes food so much more expensive everywhere.  As with oil and finance, it has a lot to do with deregulation.  D'Arista is Director of Programs at the Financial Markets Center. Read more

Food Crisis? Yes. Surprise? No.

Airs at: Tue, 04/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for People Rise Up
A converation with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, regarding the global food price increases. Read more