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Program Information
 New World Notes 
 
 Weekly Program
 Ellen Ruppel Shell (read); Marie Lausch, Kenneth Dowst
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
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Exploring the connections among ubiquitous cheap junk merchandise, domestic unemployment and poverty, starvation wages abroad, pollution everywhere, the destruction of the environment, the deindustrialization and Third-World-ization of America, and the ever-increasing wealth of the already-rich. Was there a vote on all this that somehow I missed? Includes unflattering words on G.E. by labor leader Marie Lausch & a passage on IKEA from Ellen Ruppel Shell's book, "Cheap."
Connecticut United Electrical Workers Union president Marie Lausch recorded by me at a symposium on converting Connecticut to a peacetime economy held at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, November 14, 2009. Shell passage as reprinted by the Toronto Globe & Mail, July 19, 2009, condensed for radio by me.

This is a replay of NWN #180 (August 2011).

"New World Notes" is produced under the auspices (Latin for "counter") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
More information, photos, links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site: http://newworldnotes.blogspot.com

You can download this installment of New World Notes--in MP3 and other formats--also from The Internet Archive (www.archive.org).
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SERIES OVERVIEW -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

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