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TWO PARTIES – ONE GREAT BIG MESS: How the Two Party Political System Thrives, While Freedom of Choice Dies (Part 2)

Airs at: Fri, 01/11/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join me for this second part of a 3-part conversation with my husband, Max Mania.  Max recently ran as a candidate for Benton County Commissioner – unaffiliated with any party, and I operated as his Campaign Manager.  Unfortunately, he lost his bid.  I operated as his Campa... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 7, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 01/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole and we hear about: Dismantling the Police: Bill Resnick and Kristian Williams continue their discussion of the militarization of police and the rise of the antifas and alt right. Community Celebrates Swearing-in of JoAnn... Read more

Opening the Penultimate Trump Time Capsule

Airs at: Mon, 01/07/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Two years ago, shortly after Donald Trump was elected president, Eric de Place with Sightline Institute wrote to his friends and colleagues: "I want you to write down your predictions for the future. It’s conventional wisdom that the Trump presidency will yield unusual even... Read more

War with Russia: From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate

Airs at: Thu, 01/03/2019 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Per Fagereng welcomes Professor Stephen F. Cohen to Fight the Empire to talk about his new book War with Russia: From Putin and Ukraine To Trump and Russiagate. Are we in a new Cold War with Russia? How does a new Cold War affect the safety and security of the United St... Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces in Denver

Airs at: Sun, 01/06/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century, we hear portions of a debate in the Denver City Council on a measure to establish a safe consumption space in the city of Denver. Read more

How Fascism Works: Jason Stanley

Airs at: Tue, 01/01/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
​ What is fascism? Michael Parenti, author and historian says, “Fascism historically has been used to secure the interests of large capitalist interests against the demands of popular democracy. Then and now, fascism has made irrational mass appeals in order to secure the ... Read more

TWO PARTIES – ONE GREAT BIG MESS: How the Two Party Political System Thrives, While Freedom of Choice Dies (Part 1)

Airs at: Fri, 01/04/2019 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
Join me for a 3-part conversation with my husband, Max Mania.  Max recently ran as a candidate for Benton County Commissioner – unaffiliated with any party, and I operated as his Campaign Manager.  Unfortunately, he lost his bid.t.  I operated as his Campaign Manager.   In ... Read more

Press**Watch: Abolish Capitalism

Airs at: Thu, 12/27/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Presswatch
Let's talk among ourselves as revolutionaries.   Here are some talking points:   To abolish our systems of oppression, to build a better world, we must first be able to imagine destroying the system we live in, and we must be in the process of developing the vision of wh... Read more

Root Causes of a Failed System: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Tue, 12/25/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Neil Postman in his classic work Amusing Ourselves to Death nailed it when he wrote, “When a population becomes distracted by trivia, when cultural life is redefined as a perpetual round of entertainments, when serious public conversation becomes a form of baby-talk, whe... Read more

Intersex issues, Candy Royalle, Portland Lesbian Choir, & Santa Bear

Airs at: Tue, 12/25/2018 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
We'll be listening to the syndicated program Making Contact. Today's program is on intersex issues, both medical and personal, and gender identity concerns. We'll hear a poetry clip from Candy Royalle, Australian queer poet and artist who died earlier this year. You can re... Read more