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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.
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.
Ann Jones on her book, "War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War
Host Per Fagereng interviews Ann Jones about her new book, "War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War." This book is an investigation of what happens to women because of warfare. Ann Jones gave cameras to women to document their lives and conditions.
Lies, damn lies and export statistics: A conversation about the impact of free trade agreements on our communities
President Obama recently announced plans to push through the Korea Free Trade Agreement immediately after the November election. This latest agreement is part of the president's stated goal of creating new jobs through a doubling of the nation's exports. Fair trade advocates say the Korea Free Trade Agreement is just more of the Bush-Clinton trade policy that has resulted in local job loss, erosion of environmental safeguards and the transfer of more wealth and power to Wall Street.