Women

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

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

Mothers' Day & the Peace Movement

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel as the Well-read Red shows how Mothers' Day began a century ago as an action for peace, and how that association is being revived by Code Pink.  To read her commentary, complete with many links to things you can do and read, go to Frann's Kboo blog. Read more

Music in the Rice Fields 4

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Music and labor history: women rice workers and their songs.  In this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick, Clarissa Clo relates the history of women's labor in the rice fields of Italy, their contribution to the rights of labor, and compares their songs with the ... Read more

Un poquito de tanta verdad II - Las Mujeres de PSU

Airs at: Thu, 05/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Buscando America
Final de la entrevista con Jill Freidberg sobre el documental Un poquito de tanta verdad y entrevista con dos componentes del grupo Las Mujeres de Portland Statre University. 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