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Resurrecting the WPA, Universal Basic Income and Fighting Gentrification

Airs at: Thu, 02/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Arlene Goldbard heads up U.S. Department of Arts and Culture, a collective of artists and activists working to advance an agenda on the state and local level that includes Cultural Impact Studies (similar to Environmental Impact Studies) to help mitigate gentrification i... Read more

Exportation of Religious Homophobia to Africa

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  "Homosexuality is not new in Uganda nor on the African continent. Like everywhere, it has existed forever. Homophobia, however, is new. It didn’t start in Africa. It was strategically imported from the US, Europe and Middle East. The goal of the religious missionaries, w... Read more

Susan Quinn author of Elanor and Hick

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Deeply researched and told with great warmth, Eleanor and Hick is a vivid portrait of love and a revealing look at how an unlikely romance influenced some of the most consequential years in American history. In 1932, as her husband assumed the presidency, Eleanor Roose... Read more

Michael Eric Dyson in Portland with his Sermon for White America

Airs at: Fri, 02/10/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Michael Eric Dyson is an academic, author, and radio host. He is a professor of Sociology at Georgetown University.  Described by Michael A. Fletcher as "a Princeton Ph.D. and a child of the streets who takes pains never to separate the two", Dyson has authored or edited... Read more

Rent Freeze & Relocation Assistance: Margot Black on More Talk Radio

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  "There are only two kinds of Portland landlords: those who want to be part of the solution to our housing crisis, and those who want to continue to take advantage of it via rent gouging and no-cause evictions that only serve to displace our community while increasing the... Read more

Noah Schultz

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Carlos Chavez interviews Noah Schultz, an inspiring young man who was recently released from Oregon Youth Authority custody. He was featured in the 2015 Salem Ted Talks and again at last year’s Portland TEDx. He has been a valuable mentor, published poet and activist.  Noah... Read more

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos

Airs at: Thu, 03/16/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
“Abandon Me is, in many ways, a story about how a woman’s body and the body of literature hold memory. In other ways, Abandon Me is a story about stories. Febos weaves familial stories, feminist stories, communal stories, literary stories and love stories all at once reveal... Read more

Voices from the #INAUGURATE The Resistance Mass Protest at Trump's Inauguration

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Voices From the #Inaugurate The Resistance Mass Protest at Trump's Inauguration...Gerald Horne on Trump's First Week in Office, Including Threats to Voting Rights, Mexico, China and the Environment.  UNHEARD VOICES FROM THE ONLY PERMITTED PROTEST AT THE INAUGURATION OF D... Read more

Author Renee Watson, "Piecing Me Together"

Airs at: Thu, 02/02/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     Jade believes she must get out of her poor neighborhood if she's ever going to succeed. Her mother tells her to take advantage of every opportunity that comes her way. And Jade has:  Every day she rides the bus away from her friends and to the private school where she ... Read more

RISE UP!

Airs at: Fri, 01/27/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  RISE UP! Songs and Sounds and to help strengthen our resolve to rise up and resist . . .   Take action now! There are 21 months to mid-term elections. Let’s get cracking! What to Do This Week of Jan 22, 2017 Action Checklist for Americans of Conscience https://docs.goo... Read more