A special featuring a recent reading by noted Portland author Ursula K. La Guin. She reads from her new novel, Lavinia, which is based on a secondary character mentioned briefly in Virgil's masterpiece, The Aeneid. La Guin says she thought it was time that Lavinia got to tell her view of things.
Host Scott Forrester talks with Scott Fernandez, a member of the Portland Utility Review Board (PURB) about contamination of the Columbia South Shore Well Field, the summer supplement to our Bull Run Water Supply.
Dr. David Naimon (DrNaimon.com) speaks with Julie Matthews (HealthfulLiving.org), author of Nourishing Hope: Nutrition Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders. (NourishingHope.com) They look at how diet can help autism and provide a holistic guide to implementation.
For over 20 years, the Seeds of Peace Collective has fed hundreds of thousands of activists from Seattle's WTO to the Ninth Ward in New Orleans to Washington D.C.. Martha Odom interviews Michael Bowersox a/k/a Grumbles about Seeds, from the beginning to plans for this year's RNC. Hear what it takes to serve lunch for 6000 people.
This program, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, features discussions of electoral democracy and its discontents, the rights of psychiatric patients, socialism as a necessary goal of progressive political action, and political gestures by Olympic athletes. You can hear the whole wonderful show by clicking on the arrow above. Or you can hear whatever part you like by clicking on the links below:
Thabiti Lewis reminds us of John Carlos' and Tommy Smith's raised fists on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, and argues for the legitimacy of such gestures today. What might althletes intend by such gestures in China in 2008?
The Well-read Red (Clayton Morgareidge) reads from an article by Randhir Singh called "The Future of Socialism." Singh argues that Capitalism has not only failed to provide for human welfare, but is on the road to destruction, taking us all down with it. Socialism must be on our agenda if we are to have hope of surviving. Singh's article in full is at mrzine.