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Have a Positively Revolting May Day!

Airs at: Fri, 04/28/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
May Day! Join Ani and Lyn for a conversation about May Day- it's history, spiritual significance, and a look at what anarchism is (and is not).   What are you doing this Monday? Call in to the studio and let us know!  The studio line is 503-231-8187 Like the Positively Re... Read more

AAPI Heritage Month Events

Airs at: Tue, 05/02/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
May is Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage Month and events are heating up all over Portland. Up first we'll talk with playwright Nandita Shenoy whose play Washer/Dryer gets its staged reading Oregon premiere by Theatre Diaspora. Shenoy created this play to present re... Read more

Healing from narcissistic trauma...

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2017 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
We have been thinking about this for a while, and we decided that now is the right time to speak about narcissism and its effects.  Not only have we seen the effects of it in our own lives, but in many other places we did not expect.  It may seem as if this is a new(er) phe... Read more

Wendy Sample: National Alliance on Mental Illness Walk

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  As the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization, NAMI provides support, education and advocacy for millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI is a lifeline for people and families who need a place to turn and try and make sense of these afflicti... Read more

Medicine, Anatomy, and Ideology

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers reads an excerpt from Craig Steven Wilders' Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery and the Troubled History of American Universities that illuminates the long history of medical experimentation on people of color in the U.S., and that challenges claims about scienti... Read more

Oregon Documentaries

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  A flurry of documentaries about Pacific Northwest newsmakers are making the rounds of film festivals and television shows, locally and around the country. The Reluctant Radical profiles climate activist Ken Ward, one of the Valve Turners in the campaign to shut down the... Read more

Spies of Mississippi 

Airs at: Fri, 04/21/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Spies of Mississippi is a journey into the world of informants, infiltrators, and agent provocateurs in the heart of Dixie. The film tells the story of a secret spy agency formed by the state of Mississippi to preserve segregation and maintain “the Mississippi way of li... Read more

Former Army Airborne Ranger Reflects on Central America and Effects of the Military

Airs at: Fri, 04/21/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Former Army Airborne Ranger Dave Edgar served in Central America during the 1980's. His time in the military affected him greatly. Edgar regularly speaks to members of the community about the complications of military life.  In the first part of the show, veterans Mark ... Read more

Fire And Tears: Racism and Resistance Past and Present

Airs at: Mon, 04/24/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth was one of the leaders of the civil rights movement along with Martin Luther King Jr. and Ralph Abernathy.  But he was in many ways unsung.  Middle Georgia State University Professor Andrew Manis talks about the legacy of Fred Shuttlesworth.   In 199... Read more

Stephen Hanks on The Albina Jazz Festival

Airs at: Wed, 04/26/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Stephen is truly passionate about history. In 2013 he published the Akee Tree about his family’s history and genealogy. A few years ago, he started researching the local stories of early Portland African American pioneers, and created walking tours to share with the publ... Read more