Social Security, "Fruitvale Station", and money and political cynicism
Tom Becker hosts this show featuring Bill Resnick interviewing Max Richtman about the need to defend and extend both Social Security and Medicare; our Movie Moles reviewing Fruitvale Station; Clayton Morgareidge presenting an argument from David Graeber about how deeply money controls politics and how to overcome the resulting cynicism from both Right and Left about politics; and Tom reading from the left press.
Would you be surprised to know that Cult’s operate in Oregon and in many communities throughout the United States? What do we know about Cults? Join Ken Burtner & Lisa Kendall and I as we discuss what we now know about Cults and what communities can do when people seek help leaving these camps. Ken Burtner is a nationally recognized trauma recovery specialist. He has helped over 100 families through his service at the Cult Resource Network in Portland, OR. He is a board member of Move Forward and offers counseling to those impacted by the Move of God at no charge. Lisa Kendall is Founder of Move Forward, a human rights activist, and former child member of the Move of God.
Chris Seigel will introduce a project involving food and stories that will run in Edible Portland this fall. Featured in the segment are interviews with Bridget Cooke and Alejandro Tecum from Adelante Mujeres.
And Kate Welch follows the food waste stream with Jon Thomas leading a tour of Nature's Needs composting facility and an interview with Arianne Sperry, program coordinator for the Portland Recycles program.