Today's show, hosted by Laurie Mercier, recognizes the last week of Black History Month with a discussion of reparations and race, and a review of the life and work of C.L.R. James. Also on the show are a short story about Mexican immigrants and a conversation about teens, freedom, and the internet. You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow on this page, or go to to individual pieces and more info about them by clicking on the links below.
Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Corinna de Gennaro of the Berkman Center about her research on how young people use the internet and what internet users do to protect the freedom of the web from corporate and government control.
Martha Odom talks with Lawrence Behmer, Portland Citizen Corp Chair; Ed Rentz, NET leader for Laurelhurst; and Leah Grey, KBOO volunteer currently taking the NET training, about the teams and the free classes for people who will be first-on-scene in the event of a disaster.
This news segment, initially aired Feb 19, 2008, highlights the killing of Lawrence King, the 15-year-old 8th-grader who was killed inside of his middle school because he was gay and gender non-conforming.
I usually don't think of blogs as news sources, but this one lists not only facts but raises serious questions.
At the beginning of the original show that aired 2/19/08 included a 10 minute news story of Lawrence King, shot and killed inside of his middle school on 2/12/08. I edited out that news story and that audio is seperate from this segment.
Host Dr. David Naimon interviews #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Dr. Dean Ornish about his new book "The Spectrum: A scientifically proven program to feel better, live longer, lose weight and gain health." (www.ornishspectrum.com)