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...
Opening song: "Carry It On"by Buffy Sainte-Marie on "Medicine Songs"
Articles read from/mentioned on/relevant to today's show:
Methane in the atmosphere is surging, and that's got scientists worried,
March 2, LA Times
Climate Change's Worst Outcome: Thermohaline Shut...
Eugene, Oregon-based anarchist writer John Zerzan has been writing
provocative essays and books challenging dominant narratives of "civilized"
thought, history, social organization and technology for over 30 years. Host
Paul Roland ran into him again this past Saturday a...
Portland area residents are currently faced with a slew of development- and
gentrification-related policies, but the relationships and dynamics behind
the policies are often difficult to see. From government incentives for
re-development to international companies spe...
Locally-based Dineh (Navaho) and Yankton Dakota writer Jacqueline Keeler has
been writing and fighting against racist mascots and stereotypes for years
and she's pretty sick of it. But she keeps being called back into the fray,
most recently invited to Cincinnati to deba...
From Levine's website:
Bruce E. Levine writes and speaks widely on how society, culture, politics
and psychology intersect. His latest book is Resisting Illegitimate
Authority: A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an
Anti-Authoritarian―Strategies, Tools, and Models (201...
After a 10-year hiatus, Cascadia Times is reviving its print edition. Founded
and edited by Paul Koberstein since its inception in 1996, Cascadia Times has
published hard-hitting investigative environmental journalism from the
Cascadia Bioregion: Oregon, Washington, B...
Looking at Portland’s economy as a microcosm of speculative capitalism is a
great way to examine the extractive mechanisms of the real estate market. The
most recent boom/bust cycle has completely divorced land value from land
taxes and rental rates, and the rich seem...