Theresa Mitchell with"the news you're not supposed to know" warns us not to be suckered by news reports that our economy is getting back on its feet. The super-rich and their gambling machine (derivatives) are about to implode the entire global economy. Hyperinflation, anybody? Welcome to Zimbwabe! Will we go fascist? Or can we re-learn the fundamentals of democracy? And grow our own food?
finally posted: a conversation with student izzy and mr. adam, chaperone/founder of the leadership and entrepreneurship public charter school; or LEP high. the future of the school is in a vulnerable position, as the board of portland public schools may consider not renewing the school's charter.
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews local producers Ali McCart, Kristin Thiel, Joseph Riippi, and Scott Parker, of "Ink-Filled Page," a quarterly journal of fiction, nonfiction and artwork from Indigo Editing & Publications.
Host Martha Odum interviews Oregon writer Annette White-Parks about her book, "Cuttings from the Violas: Traveling with My Scots Grannies." White-Parks looks at the world and experiences of Scottish women down through the centuries.
Annette White-Parks was born and grew up in Monument, Oregon where she started writing poems when she was big enough to pick wildflowers. She has an MA in English from Sacramento State University and a Ph.D. in American Studies from Washington State University.
On the March 5th, Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter hosted Tess Beistel, founder of Cracked Pots, where waste is kept out of landfills and turned into garden art: "Reuse is at the heart of all we do." Biestel discussed the introduction of the Cracked Pots UnGarden Show, which took place on March 7, featuring "indoor" work by more than 20 artists. Cracked Pots also hosts a Garden Show every summer and is taking applications from artists until April 22nd. All art is made from at least 75% reused and recycled materials.
Host Per Fagereng speaks with Saul Landau, scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. He has been a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies since 1972. He has written 13 books, thousands of newspaper and magazine articles and reviews and made more than 40 films and TV programs on social, political, economic and historical issues. He is Professor Emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona University. They'll discuss two recent articles by Mr.