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...
Joe Clement hosts this Presidents Day episode and we hear:
Bill Resnick and Mark Weisbrot talk about the coup in Venezuela
Joe and Frann Michel review the Broadway musical "Hamilton"
Jan Haaken talks with Mara Zusman about race and families
For the whole show, use the ...
Bill Resnick talks with Mark Weisbrot about what western media is getting
wrong about the coup in Venezuela. They consider what the billionaires are
afraid of in Venezuela's example, the massive support the current government
has, and what we can do to support the people.
According to the ideology that passes for common sense in a capitalist
society, there is a bright line between organized crime and “legitimate”
business. But they’re not really so different. Here’s how Megan Day
reveals their similarity in a piece a few days ago i...
VVP is back and with a VERY SPECIAL guest that will have you seeing
~st*rs~ @chantidarling comes thru to the studio to discuss the pdx music
scene and his own career path which led to the boptastic RNB, Vol 1. If
you’re living under a rock and haven’t already, buy the albu...
Frann Michel hosts this episode, with these segments:
Bill Resnick talks with Alex Zielinski, news editor of the Portland Mercury,
about Portland policing.
Desiree Hellegers reports with audio from last month’s community info
session on Portland’s involvement in the Joi...
The Fool on the Hill says the USA stands against socialism, but in order to
say so, he had to get to the lectern and say the Word, the Word that must not
So, naturally, it is time to promote socialism in the USA!
Norm Diamond revisits the 1919 Seattle General Strike with guest Rob
Rosenthal, composer of the mid-1980s rock opera Seattle 1919. For many years
Rob Rosenthal taught a course at Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Music
and Social Movements. He will be in the Pacific Nor...
Laurie Mercier talks with Ian Urquhart author of the recent book, Costly
Fix: Power, Politics, and Nature in the Tar Sands. Ian Urquhart is a
professor of political science at University of Alberta. They discuss the
post-1995 Alberta tar sands boom, and how the state inflat...