Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the global economic crisis and what it would take to fix it, the broken mental health system and what it needs, and why California voters passed a ban on gay marriage. We also hear a review of the documentary film about Darcelle XV, Queens of Heart. Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow above, or individual pieces by following the links below:
In Portland, a protest was held Saturday as part of a national effort to mobilize for equal rights for gay, lesbian and transgender couples.
KBOO’s Rebecca Nay spoke with protest organizer Lindsey Asher.
Marianne Barisonek speaks with Corvallis writer Michele Ulriksen about Reform at Victory, her non-fiction memoir about her experience as a teen in a locked-down unlicensed/unregulated fundamentalist Baptist reform school
Host Stephanie Potter speaks with filmmaker Josh Tickell about FUEL, the winner of the 2008 Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary. His film explores our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and looks at alternative solutions. "Fuel" has been garnering standing ovations, and premieres today (Friday/11/14), in downtown Portland at the Fox Tower Stadium. Josh will be available at the 7:30 showings tonight and tomorrow to speak with the audience.
Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with poet, essayist, playwright and screen writer Susan Griffin about her new book Wrestling with Angel of Democracy, the Autobiography of an American Citizen. Griffin is known for her innovative style. Her groundbreaking book Woman and Nature is an extended prose-poem. A Chorus of Stones, the Private Life of War, blends history and memoir as does Wrestling with Angel of Democracy, the Autobiography of an American Citizen her most recent book.
On the 11/13 Presswatch, with the "news you're not supposed to know," host Theresa Mitchell explores election shenanigans and uncounted votes. Also, what's NORTHCOM up to? and why is AIG a bottomless pit?