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Mary Shomon and "The Menopause Thyroid Solution: Overcome Menopause by Solving Your Hidden Thyroid Problems."

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
The Menopause Thyroid Solution Hosted by: Dr. David Naimon New York Times bestselling author and national recognized patient advocate Mary Shomon discusses her new book "The Menopause Thyroid Solution: Overcome Menopause by Solving Your Hidden Thyroid Problems." Read more

Can talking about race make a difference?

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Last month, President Obama sat down over beers with a Cambridge cop and a Harvard professor to talk about an ugly incident that brought home how deep racial tensions still run in our nation. The president saw the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. by Sgt. James Crowly as a "... Read more

The State of Black Oregon

Airs at: Wed, 08/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
    The State of Black Oregon was published earlier this month by the Urban League of Portland. The report contains a stark inventory of statistics that show a persistent gap in living standards between black and white Oregonians – a gap that is growing wider as a result of... Read more

Decriminalization of gay sex in India and it's effects on South Asian LGBTQs in the U.S.

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
This month, APA Compass tackled the topic of homeland politics and how it effects Asian Pacific Americans. To look at it through a very specific issue, APA Compass member Priya Kandaswamy spoke to Dr. Svati Shah and author Minal Hajratwala about the recent decriminalization... Read more

Voices not heard in the mainstream

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Out Loud
Out Loud frequently focuses on voices from the Portland metro area. Tonight Carla talks with folks from outside the metro area. Tune in to hear from Umatilla Morrow Alternatives, a human dignity group working towards equal rights for all minorities in Eastern Oregon. Carla ... Read more

The July 27 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This edition of the Old Mole is hosted by Tom Becker (pictured here), and its topics include the global politics of climate change, the history and role of Bitch Magazine, the right to be irate when being arrested, healthcare workers' fight for their own union, and a set of... Read more

About Bitch Magazine

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The Old Mole's  Denise  Morris talks with two  leading lights of Bitch Magazine -- Julie Falk, executive director, and Andi Zeisler, co-founder and editor.  Bitch is "a feminist response to pop culture"-- both critical and appreciative.  They discuss the history and the ro... Read more

Seattle fans buy women's pro-basketball team

Airs at: Thu, 07/23/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
When owners threatened to sell Seattle's women's professional (WNBA) basektball team to Oklahoma, fans rallied to keep the team. Former season ticket holder, now new owner, Dawn Trudeau shares how a community saved the Seattle Storm, the remaining women's pro-basektball tea... Read more

Book Mole: "Of Cats and Men"

Airs at: Sun, 07/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Nina de Gramont's collection of short stories that, in spite of the title, are really about women, men, and cats, in that order.   Read more

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/09

Airs at: Wed, 07/22/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Seven months into a new administration and the nation still finds itself embroiled in two Asian wars. Many Americans would have difficulty explaining how the Obama administration's conduct of these wars differs from the last administration's. They're certainly not being hel... Read more