An Interview with Carrie McLaren and Jason Torchinsky
Host, Linda Olson–Osterlund, is joined by the irreverent authors of Ad Nauseam: A Survivor’s Guide to American Consumer Culture. Author Carrie McLaren founded the cult magazine Stay Free! In 1993 and is a regular blogger on the topic of advertising and media. Co-author Jason Torchinsky is a writer and illustrator out of Las Angeles.
What is the impact of advertising on American culture and poitics. Find out how the television show CSI has affected Jury selection and what advertising strategies and dog training have in common.
Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities.
Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?
Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities. The city's high schools are also grappling with other issues: a growing number of students opting for GED credentials, budget shortfalls, and demands from parents for greater accountability to the community.
Currently, US milk banks cannot meet the need for donor milk. The closest milk bank to Portland is in San Jose, California. Oregon and Washington have two of the highest breastfeeding rates in the United States with the potential to have sufficient breast milk donors to serve infants throughout the Northwest region and other parts of the US. Monday, June 13th at 11:30 am Anna Keith Soderberg interviews Dixie Whetsell, MS, IBCLC, member of the Northwest Mothers Milk Bank. Listen in to KBOO Portland 90.7 fm to hear about the importance of breast milk for us all.