In another of their series The Left and the Law, attorney Mike Snedeker talks with pyschologist Jan Haaken about her new book Hard Knocks: Domestic Violence and the Psychology of Story Telling. They discuss some of the misleading dichotomies that have grown up in the struggle to get funding for programs to fight domestic violence.
Cecilia Girón, Directora de Programas y Araceli Ortiz, Coordinadora de los programas de Adelante Chicas nos hablan, en el Día Internacional de Las Mujeres, de esta organización, parte de Adelante Mujeres, cuyo trabajo se centra en empoderar a las jovenes latinas de Oregón.
In this special program, young women leaders Araceli Ortiz and Cecilia Girón will talk about Adelante Chicas (Go ahead girls) dedicated to empower Latina girls in Oregon, a program of the organization Adelante Mujeres.
This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave talked with Wray Harris, president of Iraq Veterans Against the War (Oregon) about who is paying the real cost of America's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
For International Women's Day, Prison Pipeline brings you an hour long special focused on women in prison. We bring you excerpts from plays, music and poetry all created by women in prison. We share with you the history of female incarceration and the state of current women prison issues. We also bring you voices of women who have been incarcerated or have a loved one in prison.
Dr.Vandana Shiva, India’s preeminent environmentalist, eco feminist, author, and winner of the Wright Lively Award, joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund for an International Women’s Day Special. She will talk about The Universal Rights of Mother Earth, Gaia, and the struggles of indigenous peoples to stay on the land. Founder of Navdanya, an organization and movement.
Denise and Yasmin connect the struggle for LBGT rights with struggles against privatization and criticize how marriage equality obfuscates the fact that essential services like healthcare are not available to all, or in the case of education are under attack.
Yasmin Nair is a writer and activist in Chicago. Her work focuses on queer activism and struggles. She also writes for Against Equality, an online archive, publishing, and arts collecive dedicated to challenging the rhetoric and politics of inclusion.
Frann Michel reviews recent attacks on reproductive rights considers how "the neoconservative movement to enforce gender conformity and women's subordination dovetails with the neoliberal agenda of cutting social programs." The full-text version with media-links can be found HERE.
Today's show, hosted by Joe Clement, features interviews about teachers struggling against the businessizing of education, single-payer healthcare in Oregon, neoliberalism and gay marriage, and a Well Read Red about the connection between the war against women and labor struggles nation-wide. The show is also peppered with music by Utah Phillips and a reading from the Industrial Workers of the World's constitution.