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A call to fill Oregon's black leadership void

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Black leadership is on the rise - from the White House to corporate giants like Xerox Corp. In progressive Oregon, however, blacks currently hold no elected positions in the city, county or regional governments within the metropolitan area where most of their community resi... Read more

Oregon Holocaust Memorial 5th Anniversary

Airs at: Sat, 08/22/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Portland Jewish Hour
Five years ago the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland's Washington Park was dedicated, to leave a legacy of hope for all citizens in our community and to teach what hatred and bigotry can do when an entire government endorses those ideologies.  A fifth anniversary event ... Read more

Clearing the air in Portland schools

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland may be a green city, but some of its school children are breathing air more like the polluted skies of Cleveland. A  USA Today study found six of our city's schools in northwest and north/northeast Portland among the worst in the nation for exposing children to air... Read more

Changing Demographics Versus the Wingnuts

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by: Abe Proctor and Joe Uris, except, of course...  Joe is still on vacation...   What's the thread running through the Birther movement, the health care protests, fear of socialism, anti-immigrationism, and generalized wingnut craziness?  It's Oppressed White Ma... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/09

Airs at: Wed, 07/22/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being hel... Read more

What's the future of community media?

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
As recent events in Iran have shown, technology has given ordinary people the power to inform neighbors down the street and strangers halfway around the world about important events regardless of government censorship or corporate media indifference. "Community media" - cit... Read more

Reif Larsen

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews novelist Reif Larsen, author of The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet, the illustrated story of a 12 year old boy whose devotion to the art of making maps is a way of communicating with the complex and often frightening world around him. Read more

Judith Arcana

Airs at: Mon, 07/13/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Jennifer Kemp speaks with activist and author Judith Arcana about reproductive rights in the United States, before Roe v. Wade and now. Also, hear Judith read some of her poetry! Read more

Does reorganizing Portland's high schools make sense?

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland's high school dropout rate is the highest in the metropolitan area. While the statewide rate declined last year, Portland high school students are dropping out at twice the rate - 8.2 percent - of students in other Oregon communities. The city's high schools are al... Read more

Interview Dr Elliot Katz Founder In Defense Of Animals (IDA) and Dr Sheri Speede Founder IDA Africa.

Airs at: Sun, 06/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Speaking of Animals
Pete Anderson interviewed Dr Elliot Katz Founder In Defense Of Animals (IDA) and Dr Sheri Speede Founder IDA Africa on June 25th 2009. Dr Katz Founder In Defense Of Animals (IDA) is located in San Francisco. Dr Sheri Speede Founder IDA Africa spends most of her time in Africa... Read more