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 ...
This is a re-broadcast of the October 4 2018 edition of "Black Book Talk".
Guests Perry Gardner and Tamyka Miles of Multnomah County Library shared
books on their current reading list. Among the titles discussed were:
Take You Wherever You Go, a Memoir, by Kenny...
On October 27, 2018 the Uhuru Sasa Cultural Club held its annual Poetry Share
at the Oregon State Penitentiary in Salem. The theme is "Wasted Words".
Tune in to hear performances by the men at OSP and interviews by host Karen
Uhuru Sasa, which means ‘Fr...
Americas unwillingness to assess the ugly truth about systemic inequality has
created a perpetual sinkhole of denial. A reality that existed long before
Trumps presidency. Its AMERICAs Legacy.
On this edition, we hear from Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, professor of Sociology
On this week's episode of VVP, Brittain and Kayla are flying (high) and
making like Drake, tryna stay light on their toes. Maintaining positivity is
a helluva challenge but we're making it work the best we can!! Hear what
we've got to say about self-care, the upcoming award...
Joe Clement hosts this episode, which includes:
Overproduction and Overdevelopment in China: Bill Resnick and Richard Smith
talk about China's over-productive economy
Ecopoetry: Frann Michel comments on the political significance of poetry and
shares some poetry about clim...
70 MILLION AMERICANS 18+ HAVE A CRIMINAL RECORD.
The first season of 70 Million will focus on how locals are addressing the
role of jails in their backyards. Reporters will travel around the country
and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails and...
There is a stench in the air. Hate is out in the open. The number of hate
crimes has dramatically escalated in the last couple of years. Recall Dylann
Roof who killed nine in an African-American church in South Carolina or
Gregory Bush who murdered two black shoppers in ...
Last week I celebrated my 1 year anniversary show with Valley Views on KBOO
radio, and talked about what it’s been like to host this show – the
learning curve, the fabulous KBOO staff, and the various topics I’ve
covered during my interviews.
Creating this show for the...
All of us can agree on the importance of home in our lives, but what do we
mean by “home”? And, once we settle on that home, how do we fit in as
part of a larger community? If there’s no community, how do we make one?
These are important questions for those who’ve come to t...