Ted Wheeler, Portland’s Millionaire Mayor, has his fingers in a surprising
number of pies involving Oregon’s public resources, funding, and policy. As
State Treasurer he oversaw the investment of almost a billion dollars of PERS
funds into the volatile and exploitativ...
Sunday, May 5th was National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered
Native Women and Girls. Host Jacqueline Keeler speaks to Deborah Maytubee
Denton-Shipman the founder of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women USA,
which assists MMIW families, and tries to locate missing...
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Wednesday Talk Radio is off for the week. Instead we have a special
presentation of Final Straw Radio feauring Tom Tanuki, front man of the group
Yelling At Racist Dogs (Y.A.R.D.), a performance anti-fascist group that
directs insulting yells at far-right, xenophobic events...
Guest host Linda Olsen-Osterlund takes a look at Facebook and social media's
usage of personal data, its discriminatory practices, and all the other
things that make people question the future and definition of privacy. Call
in with your comments 503-231-8187.
In the Company of Rebels: A Generational Memoir of Bohemians, Deep Heads, and
History Makers, due out next month on New Village Press, is Chellis
Glendinning's seventh book of non-fiction.
From New Village Press:
"American social change movements dominated the 1960s...
Journalist Jacqueline Keeler talks to Tiffany Midge, Lakota poet from the
Standing Rock Sioux tribe and author of "The Woman Who Married a Bear"
winner of the Kenyon Review Earthworks Prize for Indigenous
Poetry. Midge's (a contributor to McSweeney's) forthcoming book "Bury...
Co-host Jacqueline Keeler returns from a trip to South Dakota where she
witnessed first-hand the unprecedented "bomb cyclone" that triggered massive
flooding across the midwest. Numerous Native tribes and communities in South
Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa were particularly h...
American society has long used over-policing as a way to violently control
Black, Brown and poor communities and to generate state income from poverty.
Gentrification displaces and breaks up communities and utilizes both police
and private security to enforce this displa...