Justseeds/Visual Resistance Artists' Cooperative is a decentralized community of artists who have banded together to both sell their work online in a central location and to collaborate with and support each other and social movements. Just Seeds member Pete Yahnke talks with the Old Mole's Sudarat Musikawong about the collective and the history of political print-making. Check out their informative website for many examples of their posters.
Dmae Roberts talks with Writes Cynthia Whitcomb and Marc Acito about the 39th annual Willamette Writers Conference August 1-3. They also preview their new collaboration at Artists Repertory Theatre called Holidazed. And featured is Patrick Short of the ComedySportz World Championships.
Per Fagereng interviews Alan Rosenblith and Sarah Noyes about Community Way, which connects local businesses, charitable organizations, and individuals in a mutually beneficial three-way partnership and Community Prosper, an online social networking tool promoting a sustainable economy.
This morning Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by Timothy Ingalsbee, former forest firefighter and now executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology. They discuss causes for the current rash of wildfires in California and how they are in part a result of climate change.
Ruth interviews David Rogers, who is the president of Partnerships for Safety and Justice. They discuss Kevin Mannix's ballot measure that would require mandatory minimum sentences for multitude of crimes, many of which are non violent.
Viable options for saving the planet and making life better; a novel about mending family ties; The New Yorker's Obama cartoon cover; and the history of victims' rights -- all these are discussed by the Old Moles on this show hosted by Tom Becker, who plays some of Billy Bragg's versions of Woody Guthrie songs. Hear the whole show by clicking the arrow above. Hear individual segments by following their links below: