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Program Information
 Weekly Program
 Marty Hart-Landsberg
 Old Mole Variety Hour  
 For non-profit use only.
Topics include the impact of China's growth on labor, the film "Ten Canoes," Mary Gordon's novel "Pearl," and what the lives of chimps and bonobos can teach us about human morallity.
Host: Tom Becker
Engineer: Tami Dean

1. Host Tom Becker introduces the show..
2. The Old Mole's Bill Resnick talks with economist Marty Hart-Landsberg about whether China's workers are benefitting from the loss of jobs in the US as production shifts to China. (They are not.)
3. Brooke Jacobson reviews the Australian film about aboriginal life, "Ten Canoes".
4. Mary Gordon's novel "Pearl" is reviewed by Larry Bowlden.
5. Tom Becker discusses two books by Frans de Waal, "Our Inner Ape" and "Good Natured: the Origns of Right and Wrong in Humans and Other Animals." De Waal concludes that there is a basis for altruism in our evolutionary background.

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00:50:05 English 2007-07-23
 KBOO (90.7 fm) Portland, Oregon
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Introduction to Program  00:03:31  128Kbps mp3
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China: Impact on Labor  00:22:41  128Kbps mp3
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Movie Review: Ten Canoes  00:08:43  128Kbps mp3
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Book Review: Pearl  00:08:48  128Kbps mp3
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Of Apes and Morality  00:06:22  128Kbps mp3
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