Bread and Roses

Bread and Roses is a collective of women identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators.We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.

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Bread and Roses on 12/07/12

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Fri, 12/07/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Bread and Roses welcomes author Sandra Cisneros.

Bread and Roses welcomes Sandra Cisneros, internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street.  Her new illustrated novel, Have You Seen Marie? was written in the wake of her mother's death and explores the netherworld between loss and healing, and the spiritual awareness that can only enter a heart that has been broken open. 

We discuss her work, writer's life, and experiences as a self-described "chingona" (a strong, independent woman) despite societal, cultural and familial pressure to conform to traditional gender roles.

Leigh Anne Kranz hosts.

"How to Be a Chingona in Ten Easy Steps" by Sandra Cisneros

Bread and Roses on 11/30/12

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Fri, 11/30/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Living a Plastic Free Life. Is it Possible?
My plastic free life with Beth Terry

Who can Live without Plastic?

Beth Terry is giving it her best effort. In 2007 she committed to stop buying any new plastic and to educate herself and the world about the alternatives to the plastic in our lives. Beth blogs at http://myplasticfreelife.com/ previously known as www.fakeplasticfish.com. She has written a book about her adventure Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, a practical guide to ridding your life—and the planet—of plastic.

Host Delphine Criscenzo interviews Beth Terry about the challenges of getting rid of plastic and about the incredible positive impact it has had on her life.

Bread and Roses on 11/23/12

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Fri, 11/23/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A collective of women offering quality feminist public affairs programming

Bread and Roses on 11/23/12

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Fri, 11/23/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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From Consumers to Changemakers

Story of Stuff; Story of Change

Celebrate Black Friday with podcasts from the creators of the Story of Stuff. Their new film is "The Story of Change: Why Citizens (Not Shoppers) Hold the Key to a Better World." For more info see: www.storyofstuff.org/

Bread and Roses on 11/16/12

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Dr. Sonya Atalay on Community-Based Archeology

Sonya Atalay on Community-Based Archeology.

This Friday Dr. Atalay, Assistant Professor in Public Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Ameherst talks about the findings of her new book Community-Based Archeology, Research with, by and for Indigenous and Local Communities. She will highlight the power of decolonizing research methods in the field of archeology and empowering both archeologists and communities though this process. She will share examples from her own research with Native communities in the US and communities in Turkey.

Bread and Roses on 11/09/12

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Fri, 11/09/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Bread and Roses welcomes Sabrina Blair of Sprig Health

Bread and Roses welcomes Sabrina Blair, Customer Relations Manager at Sprig Health, and Rebecca Horn, Sprig Health customer.

Sabrina Blair was a high-tech executive, wife, and mother who lived at Internet-speed and then suffered a stroke. Sabrina recovered with new awareness of the importance of self-care, and a calling to help others maintain their health.

Bread and Roses on 11/02/12

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Fri, 11/02/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Honoring hurricane victims, discussing Election 2012

Hurricane Sandy, Election 2012, and comic relief

We'll honor the victims of Hurricane Sandy and hear from you about Election 2012. Call in with your thoughts about  issues our candidates need to address. Also: Pre-election comic relief featuring The Billionaires, Reformed Whores, Ayn Rand remembered, Momma Grizzly and more. Join the discussion:  503-231-8187

Bread and Roses on 10/26/12

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Fri, 10/26/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Dr. Gordon Nembhard on African American owned co-ops.

Dr. Gordon Nembhard on African American owned co-ops and the power of community based economic strategies.

Bread and Roses on 10/19/12

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Fri, 10/19/2012 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Call in Chicken Show!

The Chicken Show is Back! Mad about molting? Crazed about eggs? Have a chicken who needs training? This call-in show features expert advice on chicken training, breeds, coops, winter warming and stories from you! Special guests: Urban Farm's Chicken Guy and Avian Medical Center's Chicken Trainers. www.avianmedicalcenter.net Call in: 503-231-8187

Bread and Roses on 10/12/12

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Interview with Polina Olsen, author of Portland in the 1960's: Stories From the Counterculture

Bread and Roses welcomes Portland author Polina Olsen to discuss her new book, Portland in the 1960's:  Stories From The Counterculture. 

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Celebrate human rights!

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Fri, 12/11/2009

Once upon a time, nations and citizens worked together to articulate a path for peace and justice, and the Universal Declarations of Human Rights was born. Hear about this history and free resources, then spend a moment honoring the family members of Guantanamo prisoners. For free resources, see: www.humanrights.com  Music: Eva Cassidy: "Imagine"; Sweet Honey in the Rock: "Hope"

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The Curse of the Good Girl - Interview with Rachel Simmons

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Fri, 11/20/2009

Host Ashley Thirstrup interviews author Rachel Simmons about her latest book: The Curse of the Good Girl - Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and  Confidence.

Daring to care: the challenge of compassion

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Fri, 10/30/2009

Science tells us we are wired for fair play. Relgion tells us to stay true to the Golden Rule--treat others as you would be treated. Yet global and interpersonal violence persists. Have we lost our capacity for compassion? Sister Joan Chittister, an activist and author of  Called to Question,  is one of many scholars worldwide advocating for a return to the roots of caring and a commitment to do no harm. www.charterforcompassion.org  "This is not a pious and pretty little topic," says Sister Joan in this provocative interview.

 

Bread and Roses 10/23/09: Trafficking

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Fri, 10/23/2009

Deena Guzder has reported for Time Magazine, Mother Jones, United Press International, and other publications on human rights issues across the world. She is the author of a forthcoming book, currently scheduled for release by Chicago Review Press in 2010. Please visit: www.deenaguzder.com

In this show Gabriele Ross interviews Deena Guzder on Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking, particularly in Thailand

 

Woman rows alone across Atlantic

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Fri, 08/28/2009

Tori Murden McClure, the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, shares her journey of heart and soul. "In the end," she says, "I know I rowed across the Atlantic to find my heart. But in the beginning I wasn't aware it was missing." Ms McClure is not just an explorer, she is also committed to social justice. See  www.apearlinthestorm.com

 

Oregon dog stars in Iditarod book

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Fri, 08/28/2009

Crimp, a lucky dog from K-Falls Oregon, and his owner, Liz Parrish, triumphed recently in the 1,000-mile Iditarod dogsled race across Alaska. Both Crimp and 50-year-old Liz overcame tremendous physical difficulties to complete the grueling race. Their inspiring stories are told in a new book, Crimp On-By. www.lifethroughdogs.com 

 

Volunteer vacations: Do good in the woods

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Fri, 08/28/2009

 

Sierra Club service trip organizer Jann Brown shares how to revive trails--and spirits-- in some of the nation's most beautiful parks. More info: www.sierraclub.org

 

Seattle fans buy women's pro-basketball team

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Thu, 07/23/2009

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 team in the Pacific Northwest.

No Drinking, No Drugs, No Lesbians

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Thu, 07/23/2009

A young basketball player's courage ends 20 years of discrimination at U-Penn. We speak to Dee Mosbacher who, with Fawn Yacker,  produced and directed Training Rules which tells this remarkable story. www.trainingrules.com

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What Is Feminism Anyway?

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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 be my last show with Bread & Roses and I wouldn't have come this far in producing shows like this had it not been for the wonderful opportunities to create radio with the help of this collective.  I'll still be on KBOO every other Saturday night from 7pm - 10pm hosting an Evening of Afrotainment and will continue to produce public affairs pieces for either podcasting or airing on other programs.  Send me an email and let me know if you'd like to be added to the email list for future announcements on my shows.

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WOW! This show is so enlightening... When is it going national?

 

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