Kathleen Stephenson speaks with artist, author, feminist, educator and intellectual Judy Chicago about overcoming the erasure of women's history and women's achievements, the struggles of women artists today and about her support for bitch Magazine. Chicago will be in Portland on Saturday night for an art auction benefiting bitch magazine.
Ruth Kovacs presented another report from CR10 - the gathering of more than 3000 folks who support strategy to abolish the Prison Industrial Complex. She attended a workshop concerning alternatives to detention/incarceration. We also heard an update on Mumia Abu-Jamal.
The Pangaea Project is a nine month leadership development program that empowers low-income high school students to become local community leaders with global perspectives. Each year, a specific social justice issue is selected to serve as the theme, providing the framework to make local and global connections. This year, they had two groups of youth, researching two themes. This interview was done with the group that went to Ecuador and studied Environmental Justice. www.thepangaeaproject.org
The Pangaea Project is a nine month leadership and development program that empowers low-income high school students to become community leaders with global perspectives. Each year, a specific social justice issue is selected to serve as the theme, providing the framework to make local and global connections. This interview is with the students who went to Thailand to study Fair Trade and Labor Rights.
By day, Ryan Stuewe and Alyssa Reed are public elementary school teachers here in Portland, and by night produce compelling contemporary concrete` music that can fly in to psychedelic worlds or supremely danceable pop and world beats, all the while using some of the most unlikely instrumentation for the sound manifested. Here is the band Eet, performing their brand of Concrete` music, involving live sampling of unlikely musical instruments, such as childrens toys.
Frederick Lane, author of the book The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court, and host Linda Olson-Osterlund discuss the November election, Sarah Palin and the effect the outcome of the election will have on America's future. For more go to www.fredericklane.com
The October 16 PressWatch with host Theresa Mitchell exposing the "news you're not supposed to know." Today's show focusses on last night's debate between Obama and McCain, and the "Give-Away" (bailout).