Positively Revolting

Hosts Ani and Lyn talking about a variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective.  Call in and voice your thoughts, ideas and opinions on today's topics.

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Positively Revolting on Rape Culture 11/21/14

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Fri, 11/21/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

What? Could it be time to talk about Rape Culture again? We think so. Tune in to Positively Revolting, as Ani and Lyn bring it to the fore once again, encouraging all of us to smash the freakin' patriarchy already. How do we do that? It starts by igniting powerful conversation, breaking silence, and moving forward together to oppose the ubiquitous nature of violence against women.

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Positively Revolting and The War on Women: The disappearing rights of pregnant women

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Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Stripping women's civil rights in the name of fetal protection.
Once again ani and Lyn turn their attention to the on-going War on Women.

Tune in to hear spine chilling accounts of US women imprisoned for miscarrying, and oh so much more, as we look at the various laws that not only limit women's access to abortion, but actually criminalize women for being pregnant. 

Since when do women waive their civil rights when they become pregnant?  

Positively Revolting vigorously asserts that women are not incubators, a fetus is not a baby, and biology is not destiny.

Positively Revolting on 11/07/14

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Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

"My Name is Rachel Corrie"  is based on the diaries and letters of an American activist and Evergreen University student who was killed by an Israeli-operated bulldozer in 2003.  The play, edited by Alan Rickman, who originally directed it, and journalist Katharine Viner, gives the audience an intimate window into Rachel's experience of Gaza and the Israeli occupation.


ani and Lyn will speak with Rachel Corrie's parents, Cindy and Craig Corrie, about their daughter's life, activism, and the award-winning play. 
 

Celebrate Samhain and Be Positively Revolting!

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Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Ani and Lyn celebrate Samhain with mini asro/tarot readings
'Tis the season dear listener. We at Positively Revolting give your our Samhain gift: mini asrto/tarot readings from Ani and Lyn.Listen in, learn about this ancient sacred holiday and get your gift. Blessed be!

Gamergate

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Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A return to the War on Women through anarcha-feminist lenses

Ani Raven Haines and Lyn Moelich turn their attentions once more to the War on Women- this time looking at the case in point of Gamergate

The online gaming world is notoriously male dominated- and when women our speaking out to change this bastion of sexism, they have been targeted by vicious online harassment and retaliatory threats.  Anita Sarkeesian was forced to cancel a speech at Utah State University last week after the school received an email threatening to carry out "the deadliest shooting in American history" at the event. The email sender wrote: "feminists have ruined my life and I will have my revenge."  

Soul Fury Talk

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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Ani and Lyn talk with Coleman Barks and Micheal Meade about their upcoming event
  Join old friends renowned Rumi ( the thirteenth century Sufi mystic and poet) author, scholar Coleman Barks and author, mythologist and storyteller Michael Meade as they talk to old friends Ani and Lyn about their upcoming event Soul Fury: An Evening of Ecstatic Poetry for Passionate Friends and Fearless Lovers. Soul Fury is Coleman's latest book about "Rumi and Sahms Tabriz on friendship". It's always fun, brilliant and deep when we talk to Michael Meade , adding Coleman Barks to the mix .... well, it kind of just gives us goose bumps.

Katha Pollitt on Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

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Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Katha Pollitt on Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

Hosts Ani and Lyn welcome feminist poet, essayist and criticKatha Pollitt, best known for her bimonthly column "Subject to Debate" in The Nation magazine. They'll discuss her new book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, Katha Pollitt reframes abortion as a common part of a woman’s reproductive life, one that should be accepted as a moral right with positive social implications. Pollitt takes on the “personhood” argument, reaffirms the priority of a woman’s life and health, and discusses why terminating a pregnancy can be a force for social good.

Positively Revolting on 10/03/14

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Fri, 10/03/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

Barbara Ford Talks About the People's Climate March, and her upcoming CD.

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Fri, 09/26/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Barbara Ford joins us to share her music and her recent experience in the March for Climate Justice.

We are delighted to welcome Barbara Ford back to Positively Revolting, as she's just returned home from the People's Climate March in NYC.  She'll share her experiences of this historic event as one of the over 400,000 marchers.

Barbara is a local activist, deep ecologist, artist and musician.  She has just released a CD called Blue Earth, and is looking forward to a release party on Sunday. 

We'll talk about The People's Climate Train, the NYC People's Climate March, Flood Wall Street, and how music is a healing force in our lives and in the movement.

Positively Revolting on 09/19/14

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Fri, 09/19/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

Ani and Lyn explore this new phase of the War Without End, as declared this week. Orwell is spinning at 33 1/3. What does it mean to be in a perpetual war?  How do we break this cycle?  KBOO's Theresa Mitchell sits in for this discussion.

As always, your calls are welcome at 503-231-8187.

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Positively Revolting on 05-25-12 Police infiltration of radical movements-- really?

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Fri, 05/25/2012

Police infiltration of radical movements-- really? They do that? Listen in for a lively discussion!

Lyn and ani's guest will be Peg Millett, environmental activist, and member of the so-called Arizona Five

In 1989, Peg was arrested with other Earth Firsters in a sting operation, and served three years without parole.

With rumors flying about the resurgence of police / FBI infiltration and entrapment practices to break movements, we thought it is important to look at this piece of very relevant history, and see what lessons can be gained.  

This behavior by the police and powers that be is anything but new, or limited to a few isolated cases. Known as COINTELPRO in the 60s, the practice is occassionally stopped or thwarted by civil liberatarians, only to pop back up with a new code name and slightly modified practices a bit later.

How can organizers and activists be aware of this practice of the state and not fall victim to it?  Join our conversation with Peg Millet, and learn your history! 

Your questions and comments are welcome at 503-231-8187  or on facebook.com/positivelyrevolting, or by email to positivelyrevolting@gmail.com

Please like us on Facebook (facebook.com/positivelyrevolting) and Twitter (#positiverevolt)  and stay in touch.  Together we are unstoppable, another world is possible!

  • Title: PR 05-25-12
  • Genre: Other
  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 60:17 minutes (55.2 MB)
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Re-making the village: community building, art, and permaculture.

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Fri, 05/18/2012

Join ani and Lyn for a lively celebration of community and community building with Mark Lakeman and Hannah of the Village Building Convergence.

This is the 12th annual VBC, and "The Roots of Regeneration" is the theme this year.

Tune in to hear about the exciting neighborhood projects that you can get involved with during the day, and the wonderful nightly community gatherings.  This all happens May 25th - June 3rd.

The Village Building Convergence is a very hands on event, where one can learn skills while creating a tangible thing to benefit communities throughout the area.  Using low impact building materials, like cob and recycled wood, sustainability is a big focal point of the Convergence.  

Tired of just talking about making communities better?  Listen to this discussion, and find out how you can have a hand in actually building better communities now.

Another tangible thing you can do to build community is to support KBOO, your community radio station.  Please call in during the show with your contribution of support!  For your contribution at $180 level, Lyn and ani will take you to tea and give you an intuitive consultation using the tools of Tarot and astrology.

  • Length: 32:17 minutes (29.56 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 05-11-12 The Nation correspondent, John Nichols

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Fri, 05/11/2012

Ani and Lyn speak with John Nichols, correspondent for The Nation magazine and the associate editor of The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin. His latest book is "Uprising: How Wisconsin Renewed the Politics of Protest, from Madison to Wall Street." He has covered seven presidential races and reported from two-dozen countries. He is the author or coauthor of eight books on media and politics.

They will be discussing why Wisconsin matters and how the spirit of Wisconsin has inspired activism on other states. What's a "Next Media" system and how can it allow citizens to create their own media platforms. Can we possibly reclaim the first amendment, how the progressive past and historical roots can motivate and encourage citizens to fight for their lives and livlihoods. This and more ... you never know where talk radio will go.

  • Length: 60:30 minutes (55.39 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 05-04-12 Guest Michael Meade

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Fri, 05/04/2012

Lyn and Ani talk with Micheal Meade about his new spoken word CD set Inner Wisdom

Drawing upon myths and wisdom traditions from both the East and West, Micheal Meade finds and mines the ancient "roots of wisdom'. Rather than abstract knowlege or general truths, this "embodied wisdom" is shown to be both immediate and eternal, both personal and deeply soulful. The point here is the awakening of the Uniquness within each individual and their connection to the divine: which is to say our connection to each other.  

  • Title: PR 05-04-12
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  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 63:18 minutes (57.95 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 04-27-12 No more business as usual -- May Day 2012

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Fri, 04/27/2012

No more business as usual -- May Day 2012.   Lyn and Ani be talking with people from the Portland Liberation Organizing Council about what they have planned for the day, and why.

There are many things going on throughout the day, organized by many different groups.

These include a 9 am gathering in Woodlawn Park, with march to liberate a space; an unpermitted march gathering under the eastend of the Burnside Bridge at 11:30; a permitted march gathering in the South Park Blocks at Shemanski Park, and more!

We'd look forward to hearing from you!  

What are you doing or not doing on this very special May Day?  

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  • Title: PR 04-27-12
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  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 55:03 minutes (50.4 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 04-20-12 Environmental activist Barbara Ford

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Fri, 04/20/2012

Barbara Ford talks with Ani and Lyn about her part in the Earth Day Conference & Celebration

“Barbara Ford is an impassioned leader of the Great Turning, a visionary artisan of cultural evolution, one of our best twenty-first-century guides to a better world. She helps us remember who we are and where we are and to contribute joyously and effectively to our endangered world in these times of radical opportunity. She guides humbly yet boldly, methodically yet spontaneously, soberly yet humorously — with sparkling creativity, mischievous delight, a great heart, and compelling song.”

Environmental activist Barbara Ford is one of five speakers who will respond to the central question "What gives us hope and heart to keep working on what is best for our Earth in the face of difficult changes?" at the Earth Day Conference & Celebration Friday night. KBOO is a proud sponsor of the event.

  • Title: PR 04-20-12
  • Genre: Other
  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 57:12 minutes (52.37 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 4-13-12 Patient/Physician Cooperatives with Morgan Butler & Tony McCormick

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Fri, 04/13/2012

What are Patient/Physician Cooperatives?  Want want affordable health care? Ani & Lyn host guests Morgan Butler & Tony McCormick of Portland Patient/Physician Cooperatives

  • Title: PR 04-13-12
  • Genre: Other
  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 58:45 minutes (53.78 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 4-6-12 Food Not Bombs: Guest Keith McHenry, co-founder

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Fri, 04/06/2012

Keith McHenry, co-founder of Food Not Bombs is our guest.

Lyn and Ani are excited for the opportunity to talk with Keith about the work of Food Not Bombs and the efforts by the establishment to stop their important service.

Keith has been arrested more than 100 times, serving over 500 nights in jail.  He faced a sentence of 25 years to life because of the California Three Strikes Law, but was released after an Amnesty International campaign.

What makes feeding people so dangerous?  Isn't it good to feed the hungry?  Why has Food Not Bombs been targetted by the establishment.

You can join our discussion by calling into the studio at 503-231-8187. or commenting on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/positivelyrevolting  or on twitter at positverevolt.

Keith is in Portland to speak at the Law and Disorder Conference, April 6 - 8th.

He has just released a new book Hungry for Peace: How you can help end poverty and war with Food Not Bombs

 

  • Title: PR 04-06-12
  • Genre: Vocal
  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 59:28 minutes (54.45 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 3-30-12 Author Ross Jackson, Occupy World Street

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Fri, 03/30/2012

People all over the world are rising up against the global financial cabal that has essentially bought governments and left economies in tatters. In his book Occupy World Street: A Global Roadmap for Radical Economic and Political Reform, Ross Jackson describes the global financial practices that have driven economies -and recources- to the brink of collapse.  He also, puts forth a compelling, detailed plan to let sovereign nations regain control of their economies and replace them with institutions that flips the paradim of profit before environmental standards.

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  • Genre: Rock
  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 54:26 minutes (49.84 MB)
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Positively Revolting on 03-23-12 War Against Women, Part 2

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Fri, 03/23/2012

War Against Women, Part 2.  Host Ani with guests Theresa Mitchell and Genevieve Goffman talk about recent forays in the culture war to pass legislation against reproductive health choices, and generally attempting to "shame" women about their sexuality. 

Guests: 
Theresa Mitchell from KBOO's Presswatch
Genevieve Goffman:  Sexual Assault Support Advocacy Network of Occupy Portland
 

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  • Title: PR 03-23-12
  • Genre: Rock
  • Year: 2012
  • Length: 51:52 minutes (47.49 MB)
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Want to continue discussing renewal and Imbolc?

Or nature based spirituality?

Visit the Positively Revolting blog to read about the Wheel of the Year, and continue the discussion online.

 

Want to continue discussing renewal and Imbolc?

Or nature based spirituality?

Visit the Positively Revolting blog to read about the Wheel of the Year, and continue the discussion online.

 

this morning's program: host & speaker

I am a daily KBOO listener; however, while todays speaker while speaking from the heart regarding her dismay over the Afganistan theater of war, she makes vague statements, with great emotion, but few references to facts, which could easily be woven into her statements to make them more illuminating, it would give more power to her rally cries. Tt feels as though I am simply listening to hyperbole LIKE ON CREEPY FOX NEWS!  The Hosts of the program, similarly, are never probing or asking for clarification of the important issue, an important question to probe is: "why ARE we there?".  This program is dithering, and the speaker is bland, unconvincing of any knowledge base, boring, 10th rate.  Additionally, this is typical of the "Positively Revolting" hour, I usually never tune in when I know these two hosts will be on, bcs. it is never a provoking program, it rarely reveals or provides any new information about anything.  If this program has to continue to be on at all, consider putting it on late at night....it is pablum. 

Good Sista' Bad Sista' on the other hand was a great relief for me on Friday morning's programing, those women are sharp, witty and smart. 

Do not dumb us down with this progam "Positively Revolting", it is a zero.

Pay Equality

I recently heard the argument that the pay differential between men and women is actually fair. This idea is based on the situation of women living longer than men but work the same period of time. This argument claims that the total difference of pay between men and women equals the cost of additional medical care spent for women in their senior years.

For example, let's say a man and a woman work the same number of years (about 40), in the same job with the same responsibilities, and the man makes 10% more than the woman. Say that the job pays (in constant dollars) an average of $30,000 over the forty years. The man makes $1.2 million over this period and the woman makes $1.08 million.

The difference is $120,000. Now at age 60, a man will generally live to be 75 and a woman will live to be 85. Most medical expenses are incurred in the last ten years of live. These costs are paid mostly by public funds through MediCare. The pay_inequality_is_fair argument holds that this $120,000 pay differential is used by society to pay the additional medical expenses that women use and men don't.

I realize that this argument will float like a lead zeppelin on the Positively Revolting community. However, you may want to be aware of it so you don't get blindsided by it in a public debate on the issue.

Thank you,
Alan in Portland

Where did Ani go?

Where did Ani go? I miss her!

I'm here, honest

Hi there, Melodie and I are hosting alternating weeks on Friday mornings, now. I hope you had a chance to hear my program with Norman Solomon last Friday, 11/7, but if you didn't, you can hear it online-- there is a link to the audio on this program page. I will host again on the 21st. Thanks so much for listening! with love & solidarity, ani

woo hoo!

Glad you're still involved in the show. Thanks for all that you do for our community!

much love, m

Wow... How about some positive feedback?

I must have picked a good week to start listening to KBOO. My unhealthy addiction to KPOJ has been shaken. What stirred me to radio hop was the recent clubbing and scrubbing of morning show co-host Heidi Tauber.

Thankfully (along with news I'm not hearing elsewhere) I struck gold with back to back to back mornings of call in shows which were right up my avenue. On Wednesday Barbara Bernstein and friends of the 40 Mile Loop took me on a bike ride down memory lane. The next day, Dave and Jo Ann took on the very difficult but extremely important topic of race and justice in America. I found the candor of the hosts and callers-in to be a much needed breath of fresh air.

Yesterday was quite synergenic. I didn't think anything Positively Revolting would be my pint of brew, but the community of thought that came together was positively revolutionary. I'm still not entirely successful in finding joy amidst the madness, but the range of emotions I was able to experience during the show were a welcome departure from depression. Together we just may succeed... or at least, survive.

KBOO, I think I love U. (And Jeff always has sumpin' to say to go along with that sexy voice! I'm glad he seems to hop around the dial too.)

 

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