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After a lapse in blog postings, I will using this again as a way to keep users up-to-date on any issues related to the website.  Please check here before reporting an error, as I will try to post reports as situations arise. Read more

Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

When the United States and its allies invaded Afghanistan, one of the prominent justifications was liberating the people George W Bush called “women of cover” from the Taliban.  Laura Bush told us in 2002  that “the fight against terrorism is also a fight for the rights a... Read more

"If the Electoral Process Does Work for you, what does?

This morning, March 10 on  "More Talk Radio" we are focusing about how people work for social and political change.  While electoral politics, continues to dominate much of the news this year, people have a variety of views of its effectiveness and alternative ways for soci... Read more

Pulse of the Blue Planet to spotlight Rebeca Matta of Brazil on Sunday, March 23, 8 to 10 pm

REBECA MATTARebeca Matta holds a special place in the Brazilian contemporary musical scenario. The composer revealsin her work a singular opening to different rhythms and musical influences, such as trip-hop, rock, industrialpop and MPB (Brazilian Popular Music). In 1998, h... Read more

Girls Rock!

 Girls Rock!  the movie about Portland’s Rock and Roll Camp for Girls  which has inspired other girls rock camps opens March 7 at Cinema 21.Be there! Reviewed on the Old Mole Variety Hour 3-3-08. Read more

The Ani DiFranco show is sold out!

I was hoping to see Ani's show here at the Crystal on Friday April 18. My bad, my very bad, for not going to get tickets. I almost cried when I heard the show is sold out. I've seen Ani play live countless times over the years but not in the recent past. And not since she's... Read more