History

A People's History - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Mike Konopacki is a longtime labor cartoonist who collaborated with historians Howard Zinn and Paul Buhle to adapt Zinn's book A People’s History of the United States into comics form. Konopacki joined S.W. Conser in July of 2008 to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the... Read more

Remembering Palesa Mofokeng, South African healer who died of Covid: An interview with her adoptive mother Kendall, Portland movement photographer and organizer with Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers speaks with Kendall, street/movement photographer, professor, and organizer with Portland Buddhist Peace Fellowship, about the life and death of her daughter Palesa Clementina Mofana Kendall Mofokeng, a sangoma and LPN – of Covid– amid riots in South Afric... Read more

Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science

Airs at: Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
 Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Anna Reser and Leila McNeill, authors of Forces of Nature: The Women: The Women Who Changed Science.   In this interview, Anna and Leila discuss:   The reasons why so few women scientists  have been included in the history of science Some o... Read more

Power

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one species among millions—become powerful enough to threaten... Read more

Democracy/Anti-democracy: American contradictions, with Jared Yates Sexton

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
    "American Rule is the story of how a myth constructed an empire and led to its downfall. It is the story of an ideology that changed the course of history and the men who have used it as a means to gain power, wealth, and dominion. It is the story of a philosophy root... Read more

AVANDARO 50 años. Septiembre 11, 1971. GRABACIONES ORIGINALES

Airs at: Fri, 09/10/2021 at 10:00pm - Sat, 09/11/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Celebrando el 50 aniversario del festival Avándaro con grabaciones originales y la voz de Armando Molina. Read more

Welcome, Again, to Negativland

Airs at: Tue, 09/14/2021 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Cartoonists in Afghanistan - Never-Before-Aired Stories

Airs at: Thu, 09/09/2021 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In October of 2010, political cartoonists Ted Rall and Matt Bors joined S.W. Conser in the KBOO studios for a live interview about the unembedded fact-finding trip they took through Afghanistan two months earlier.  Due to time constraints, many of their additional storie... Read more

Religious extremism from ISIS and the Taliban to the Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer

Airs at: Wed, 09/01/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Mark Juergensmeyer is an American sociologist specialized in global studies and religious studies, and a writer best known for his studies on comparative religion, religious violence, and global religion. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Global Stu... Read more

From Utopia to Dystopia

Airs at: Mon, 08/30/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this episode of Another World Is Possible, Norm Diamond looks at the relationship between utopian and dystopian literature. Norm discusses that relationship by examining the transition in early industrializing United States from pleasant and supportive work lives for you... Read more