Bill Resnick talks with Michael Fox, a freelance journalist and documentary film-maker, about the death of Hugo Chavez and the future of popular movements and socialism in Venezuela. They consider the charges of authoritarianism, on the one hand, and the vibrancy of Venezuelan democratic culture and controls, on the other.
Drs. Helen Hunt and Harville Hendrix are marriage and family therapists who, in the late 80's, wrote the groundbreaking book, "Getting the Love You Want." They both talk with Don Merrill about their newest book, the idea that who we fight with might be the best person for us, and how they almost lost it all.
Today words like "republican" or "independence" or "liberty" are likely to conjure ideas about the freedom of business, right to work laws, and the aggrandizement of owner-entrepreneurs. Joe Clement interviews Alex Gourevitch's about his recent article for Jacobin Magazine on "Wave Slavery and Republican Liberty", which argues against this grain.
Live broadcast of the forum held at Portland State University on the Portland Women's Movement of the 1970s to the present day - from activism to institutions.
The Portland women’s movement of the 70s began with protests and consciousness raising but quickly expanded to include projects and services: bookstores, abortion information and referral, a rape hotline, women’s studies at PSU, a feminist school, a building, a health clinic and more.
KBOO reporter Jamie Partridge interviews participants outside a City Council hearing on an earned sick leave ordinance -- Dan Clay, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers local 555, Charlotte, a Fred Meyer worker, Steve Hughes of the Working Families Party and Lee Mercer of the Main Street Alliance of Oregon.