Hosted by Tom Becker, this show features a discussion of the politics of urban planning and its effect on the racial and ethnic geography of Portland. We also hear a eulogy for the late labor song folklorist Archie Green; a critique of the press's treatment of the Rihanna - Chris Brown violence case; and a discussion with a leading Marxist about openings for socialism in the current economic crisis. To hear the whole show, click the arrow above. For individual pieces, follow the links below:
1. Leo Panitch and Bill Resnick discuss the economic crisis and the prospects for socialist solutions.
2. What is the press saying about domestic/dating violence in the wake of the Rihanna-Brown case? Frann Michel comments.
3. Archie Green and the Big Red Song Book: a eulogy from Tom Becker.
4. Old Mole Laurie Mercier talks with Jorge Lizárraga about the history and impact of urban planning on Portland.