Campus Equity Week


Campus Equity Week is dedicated to addressing one particular inequity among the many inequities of life in the neoliberal age, and on the neoliberal campus: the increasing turn toward part-time and temporary positions among university teaching faculty.

Disarm PSU takes over University President's office hours

Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 10/21/2015
Over a hundred Portland State University students gathered in the South Park Blocks this afternoon.
The students then marched into the office hours of the PSU President, Wim Wiewel.
KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg was there, and brings us this report:
5:37 minutes (7.71 MB)

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 19, 2015

program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2015
Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken hosts this episode of the Old Mole, with music by Woody Guthrie and local Portland groups. Follow the links below for individual segments and more information, or click on the play button to hear the whole show. Like us on Facebook! Follow us on Twitter! Send us comments at oldmolevarietyhour at gmail dot com.

Bill Resick talks with Robin Hahnel about environmental crisis and economics beyond capitalism
54:36 minutes (24.99 MB)

Kathy Farr on School Shootings

program date: 
Mon, 10/19/2015

Jan Haaken interviews Kathy Farr, professor emeritus at PSU, on her current research on school shootings. She looks at middle and high school rampage shootings over the past 30 years and takes up some of the gender and social dynamics that seem to be driving these expressions of rage. They note the inadequacy of simply calling for more mental health counseling.

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13:21 minutes (6.11 MB)

Rosemary Gladstar Interview

Between Us
program date: 
Thu, 10/15/2015
Rosemary Gladstar founded the California School of Herbal Studies in 1978. Later, she and her family established Sage Mountain Retreat Center and Native Plant Reserve in Vermont. She's also an author and she's written a new book, "Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide". For her, helping people take charge of their own health is part of why she became a herbal expert. Don Merrill talks with her about the ins and outs of herbal medicine, their history, their uses, their benefits and their limitations. 28:31 minutes (26.1 MB)

Book Review: "Stoner"

program date: 
Mon, 10/05/2015
Larry Bowlden reviews John Williams’ novel, Stoner, a beautifully written novel about the very ordinary life of a midwestern college professor told in prose as simple and flat as the life of the lead character. Widely praised when first published in 1965, and still worth reading, Larry finds it limited by its male perspective. 
More of Larry's reviews are here.
6:09 minutes (4.23 MB)
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