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Revolutionary Iranian Women

Airs at: Sun, 06/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Catherine Sameh is studying women in Iran, resistance movements and feminism, and she has an eye-opening account of the condition and role of women in Iran before and after the Revolution of 1979 and what it means for Iranian women today.   She is interviewed here by the O... Read more

Closing Portland's Affordable Housing Gap

Airs at: Wed, 06/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
The real estate bubble may have burst but many Portlanders still find homeownership beyond their reach. Even with today's lower housing costs, affordable housing for a family earning the median family income ($66,900) would be priced at $200,000 - a price limited to very fe... Read more

Family Business: Parenting without Punishments

Airs at: Thu, 06/25/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Anna Soderberg hosts call-in talk radio this morning. The topic is "Parenting without Punishments". Guests are connected parenting educators Emily Troper and Lyla Wolfenstein. Emily is also a Certified Post-Partum Doula and Lyla is also a Board Certified Lactation Consulta... Read more

Michelle Goldberg, author of "The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World"

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Kathleen Stephenson speaks with veteran journalist Michelle Goldberg about her recent book, "The Means of Reproduction: Sex, Power, and the Future of the World". Goldberg exposes the unjust treatment of women due to reproduction around the world. Read more

What Is Feminism Anyway?

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Bread and Roses
Bridget B. here and I'm your host for this edition of Bread and Roses on KBOO 90.7FM.  Listen in as I talk about Feminism with references from key voices from the feminist movement, including Gloria from All In The Family, Gloria Steinem and Rebecca Walker. Yes, this will b... Read more

Voices from the Edge on 06/17/09

Airs at: Wed, 06/17/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
June 19th marks the 144th anniversary of the landing of federal troops in Galveston, Texas to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation and finally bring slavery to an end throughout the United States. "Juneteenth" has not only become a day to commemorate the end of slavery but... Read more

Is there a T in Gay Pride?

Airs at: Mon, 06/15/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Gender Blender
Portland’s Gay Pride wrapped this last weekend.  Despite the “unity” theme, at least one group chose this year to go their separate way.  Why did trans march organizers decide to postpone their event—renamed Gender (Free) For All—until August 1st? Do trans people really bel... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 15, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 06/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge (pictured here) and featuring union songs sung by Pete Seeger, this show covers the battle to get single payer health insurance on the table, the history of the International Longshore Workers Union, the Iranian elections, the detective novels... Read more

Domestic tranquillity

June 16, 2009 There's something about having a leftist politician (and I use that term loosely) in the White House that brings out the crazies. We all remember how it happened under Bill Clinton, and it's clear that it's even more of a problem under Barack Obama. In fact, s... Read more

Book Mole: Politics and Amanda Cross

Airs at: Sun, 06/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Book Mole Larry Bowlden shows how detective fiction can carry powerful political messages, as he comments on two novels by Carolyn Heilbrun who writes as Amanda Cross.   Two novels, Honest Doubt and Puzzled Heart, expose discrimination in academia against women and fat ... Read more