Once again it's time to clarify what the word Capitalism means and what it does not mean. Capitalism is a system of oppression. When I say that, I am simply using words accurately; without oppression there is no profit, so anyone wishing to accumulate money under the system of Capitalism has to understand that point. But I will explain.
Village Building Convergence and Urban Sustainability Special 2010
All day on July 30th, from 9am to 3pm, KBOO presents a special on Urban Sustainability with audio from this year's Village Building Convergence in Portland. This year's special will include lectures by Starhawk and Paul Cienfuegos, as well as interviews with Native American youth in Portland and a special report on the first ever chicken palace!
Facts? Don't bother me with the facts. An article from the Boston Globe discusses the ramifications of a University of Michigan study which shows that reality has very little bearing on one's deeply held opinions, whether right or wrong. In fact (so to speak), the study suggests a perverse tendency to cling even more tightly to one's beliefs whenever reality proves to be inconvenient.
With Joe on vacation, Abe probes the murky waters where faith and fact overlap.
Tonight on Circle A Radio we have a summer reading program, with people who run bookstores, and bookgroups, printers, and of course, readers sharing what they’re reading.
We'll talk with Jordi and Shanti from Northstar Infoshop, Maile Speakman of the Portland Feminist Reading Group, author Yusef Shakur whose most recent book is entitled The Window to My Soul: My Transformation from a Zone 8 Thug to a Father and a Freedom Fighter, Charles from Eberhardt Press, and people from AK Press and Blackrose Infoshop.
Host Shaheed Haamid looks at the legacy of Jefferson High School with Jefferson alumnae Maggie Mashia and Donna Maxey, authors of the book “100 Years of Excellence,” a tribute to Jefferson, featuring 100 of its most distinguished graduates.