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Positively Revolting on 10/15/10

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Fri, 10/15/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Thirty years of celebrating goddess-centered spirituality and women's culture, with We'Moon.

Staff of the We'Moon collective join Ani for a look at their history, and what they are doing now.  For thirty years, the We'Moon calendars have explored topics of deep ecology, women's culture, and goddess-centered spirituality through art and verse written by women.  Along with the inspiring art, the calendar also holds detailed astrological information and lunar cycles.

The Underground History of American Education

 

  Prologue

The shocking possibility that dumb people don’t exist in sufficient numbers to warrant the millions of careers devoted to tending them will seem incredible to you. Yet that is my central proposition: the mass dumbness which justifies official schooling first had to be dreamed of; it isn’t real.

Bread and Roses on 10/15/10

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 10/15/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: More than pink ribbons

Cancer and Nutrition:  More than a pink ribbon! 

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bread and Roses host Nico V. explores real ways to prevent cancer, beyond buying pink ribbons. 

Portland naturopath Dr. Greg Nigh and nutritional therapist Maria Zilka talk about how preventing cancer can be a revolutionary act.  Before, during, or after cancer treatment, there are many foods you can be eating and things you can be doing to stop cancer cells from proliferating.

Voices from the edge on 10-7-2010

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Thu, 10/07/2010

Should the Portland Police be subject to random drug testing?

Jo Ann and Dave discuss the City of Portland's proposal to require random drug-testing of Portland police officers.

The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of the week's issue on our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge  (click on the "blog" tab). You'll find additional information, important links, comments from other listeners and commentary from Jo Ann and Dave. Have a question for our guests, but can't call in during the program? Post your questions on line so we can make them a part of the Voices discussion.


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Bread and Roses on 10/08/10

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 10/08/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Bread and Roses hosts Ashley and Nico discuss Domestic Violence Awareness Month with two local domestic violence advocates.  Guests Chenoa Landry from the Native American Youth and Family Center Healing Circle and Choya Adkinson Stevens talk about the meaning of DV Awareness Month, and how the economy may or may not impact cases of domestic violence. 

 

 

Interview with Author Sara Marcus

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Wed, 10/06/2010

Sara Marcus, author of "Girls To The Front" a history of Riot Girl joins journalist BreAna Loranger in the studio for a conversation about her book, her experiences being on tour, and keeping the spirit of Riot Girl alive.

Sara Marcus will be reading at In Other Words Bookstore at 8 B NE Killingsworth Street in Portland, Oregon on Sunday, October 10th 2010 at 4pm. There will also be a reading and west coast book release event at Rotture at 315 SE 3rd Ave in Portland, Oregon the same night starting at 8:30pm.

For more information or to check out her book please visit www.girlstothefront.com or www.saramarcus.tumblr.com

 

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Schooling the World:

Schooling the World: The White Man's Last Burden takes a vital look at the often-harmful effects of Western education on indigenous cultures.

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