Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78 is A collection of first-person and historical essays spans the people’s history of San Francisco in the tumultuous decade from 1968, the year of the San Francisco State College strike, to 1978 and the twin traumas of the Jonestown massacre and the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. This volume provides a broad look at the diverse ways those ten years shaped the world we live in today. From community gardening to environmental justice, gay rights and other identity-based social movements, anti-gentrification efforts, neighborhood arts programs and more, many of the initiatives whose origins are described here have taken root and spread far beyond San Francisco.
Brian Greene author of The Hidden Reality on The Digital Divide on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland.st
Tune into the Digital Divide, Friday, December 9th at 11 AM when Rabia Yeaman interviews Brian Greene noted theoretical physicist, a professor at Columbia University, and author of The Hidden Reality. Chris Andreae speaks with Crystal Cox, Oregon Blogger, journalist and corporate whistleblower about the defamation suit she lost when a company she exposed for poor business practices, sued her for blogging about it.
Bill Resnick talks with Chris Williams, Physics/Chemistry professor at Pace University and author of "Ecology and Socialism", about the COP-17 international climate change conferences. The 17 stands for the number of years the conference has occured. They talk about reports of record temperatures in 2010 and other extreme weather events, as well as how even climate skeptics funded by the Koch Bros. are saying global warming is a reality. They talk about some of the terrible limits we're running up against, but also speak optimistically about the political awakening we've seen this year around the world.