Positively Revolting

Hosts Ani and Lyn talking about a variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective.  Call in and voice your thoughts, ideas and opinions on today's topics.

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Episode Archive

Iraq: Was It Worth It?

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Fri, 06/13/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Iraq: Was It Worth It?

Per Fagereng hosts a discussion of issues of the history of U.S. intervention and foreign policy, with particular attention to what's happening in Iraq right now. He asks the is question about the U.S. war in Iraq, "Was it worth it?"

Empowering Creatives and Other Non-Traditional Workers

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Fri, 06/06/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Positively Revolting with copyright attorneys Katie Lane and Kohel Haver

Our guests this Friday morning are copyright attorneys and activists Katie Lane (of Work Made For Hire) and Kohel Haver (of Art Cop).

Positively Revolting on 05/30/14

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Fri, 05/30/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

Positively Revolting on 05/23/14

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Fri, 05/23/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

Finding Genius in Your life

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Fri, 05/16/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Ani and Lyn talk with Micheal Meade about his latest CD collection
               
"Is genius simply a highly intelligent person or does each person have their own kind of genius?"   

Where does genius come from and what is genius for? 

Positively Revolting on 05/09/14

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Fri, 05/09/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

David Cay Johnston on "Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality"

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Fri, 05/02/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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David Cay Johnston on "Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality"

Ani and Lyn speak with investigative journalist David Cay Johnston about his latest book Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality. David Cay Johnston says most Americans, in inflation-adjusted terms, are now back to the average income of 1966. Shockingly, from 2009 to 2011, the top 1 percent got 121 percent of the income gains while the bottom 99 percent saw their income fall. Yet in this most unequal of developed nations, every aspect of inequality remains hotly contested and poorly understood.

David Cay Johnston will speak at the First Unitarian Church
Thursday, May 8th 7 p.m.
SW 12th and Salmon Street
Portland OR

David Cay Johnston will speak at Powell's Books

Positively Revolting on 04/25/14

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A variety of topics from an eco-feminist, and anarcha-feminist perspective

Updates on Mt. Hood National Forest Issues

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Fri, 04/18/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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This week, a judge approved massive logging in the Mt. Hood National Forest. What's next?
Positively Revolting has been following the fight to stop the Jazz Timber Sale in the Mt. Hood National Forest .  This week, a federal judge ruling approved the Sale to go forward, clearing the way for massive logging. 

Brenna Bell is an attorney for Bark, a forest watchgroup. She will be in the studio this morning to talk about this ruling, what it means, and what's next in the struggle.

Call in with questions and comments- the studio number is 503-231-8187.

Upcoming Rising Tide actions

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Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Ani and Lyn talk about up upcoming actions to confront climate change, with Portland Rising Tide

Climate change is one of the most threatening issues we face.

Portland Rising Tide is an international all volunteer, grassroots network of groups and individuals who organize locally to promote community based solutions to the climate crisis, taking direct action to confront the root causes of climate change.

Michael Gaskill is an organizer with Portland Rising Tide, and he will join ani & Lyn in studio today to talk about up coming actions and answer any questions you, dear listener, may have about how to help our beautiful disintegrating planet.

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May Day Talk Radio

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Thu, 04/30/2009

A special Talk Radio celebrating May Day, the International Workers' Holiday. The host is Joe Uris. Tune in and call in with your take on May Day! Joe's guests are members of the local group, General Strike. Since 1987 General Strike has played on picket lines, at union rallies and conventions and at other socially progressive gatherings or protests.
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  • Title: May Day Talk Radio
  • Length: 60:22 minutes (24.18 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 56Kbps (CBR)

City Repair Project 2009

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Thu, 04/23/2009
Hosted by: ani

Guests: Mark Lakeman and Caitlin Blood of The City Repair Project

Speculative Science

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Thu, 04/16/2009

Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty host a discussion about speculative science. Was the Lost City of Atlantis real or just a fable? Are some things too interesting to be true?

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  • Length: 54:55 minutes (37.71 MB)
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Soccer Stadium Deconstructed

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Thu, 04/09/2009

Melinda Bernert guest hosts. The topic is "Portland's New Soccer Stadium. Who's left holding the ball?" The guest is Jules Boykoff, assistant professor at Pacific University. He has written articles on the issue including "My Own Private Bail-out" for the The Guardian.

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Renewable Energy Payments

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Thu, 04/02/2009
 

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with Bianca Barth, Policy Officer for the World Future Council, who is in Portland to promote the efforts of Oregonians for Renewable Energy Payments. Barth is supporting locally sponsored state legislation to adopt the German model for quickly advancing renewable energy production.

Bianca Barth regularly hosts legislators from around the world, leading tours to demonstrate Germany's success at deploying solar, wind and other renewables in urban and rural settings across the country. She has first-hand knowledge of how Germany has used feed-in tariffs to exceed its Kyoto goals for carbon emissions.

International Human Rights for Queer People

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Thu, 03/26/2009
Ani speaks with Julie Dorf, Senior Advisor at the Council for Global Equality.  They discuss the state of human rights for gay, lesbian, bi and trans people, in the US and around the world. 

 

Lisa Dale Miller: Astrology and Tarot

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Thu, 03/19/2009
 

Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty celebrate the Vernal Equinox with our guest Lisa Dale Miller --   therapist, astrologer, and tarot reader.

Positively Revolting 03/13/2009

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Thu, 03/12/2009
Hosted by: ani
Amy Dudley, of the Rural Organizing Project, and Dan Handelman of Peace and Justice Works, join Ani in the studio. We are talking about stopping the wars and advancing people's needs

Positively Revolting 03/06/2009

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Thu, 03/05/2009

A variety of topics from an eco-feminist and anarcha-feminist perspective, with Melody Silverwolf and Crystal.

Local responses to the housing crisis

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Thu, 02/26/2009

Marianne Barisonek guest hosts. The topic is local responses to the housing crisis. Her guest is local activist DeEtte Walleed.

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Want to continue discussing renewal and Imbolc?

Or nature based spirituality?

Visit the Positively Revolting blog to read about the Wheel of the Year, and continue the discussion online.

 

Want to continue discussing renewal and Imbolc?

Or nature based spirituality?

Visit the Positively Revolting blog to read about the Wheel of the Year, and continue the discussion online.

 

this morning's program: host & speaker

I am a daily KBOO listener; however, while todays speaker while speaking from the heart regarding her dismay over the Afganistan theater of war, she makes vague statements, with great emotion, but few references to facts, which could easily be woven into her statements to make them more illuminating, it would give more power to her rally cries. Tt feels as though I am simply listening to hyperbole LIKE ON CREEPY FOX NEWS!  The Hosts of the program, similarly, are never probing or asking for clarification of the important issue, an important question to probe is: "why ARE we there?".  This program is dithering, and the speaker is bland, unconvincing of any knowledge base, boring, 10th rate.  Additionally, this is typical of the "Positively Revolting" hour, I usually never tune in when I know these two hosts will be on, bcs. it is never a provoking program, it rarely reveals or provides any new information about anything.  If this program has to continue to be on at all, consider putting it on late at night....it is pablum. 

Good Sista' Bad Sista' on the other hand was a great relief for me on Friday morning's programing, those women are sharp, witty and smart. 

Do not dumb us down with this progam "Positively Revolting", it is a zero.

Pay Equality

I recently heard the argument that the pay differential between men and women is actually fair. This idea is based on the situation of women living longer than men but work the same period of time. This argument claims that the total difference of pay between men and women equals the cost of additional medical care spent for women in their senior years.

For example, let's say a man and a woman work the same number of years (about 40), in the same job with the same responsibilities, and the man makes 10% more than the woman. Say that the job pays (in constant dollars) an average of $30,000 over the forty years. The man makes $1.2 million over this period and the woman makes $1.08 million.

The difference is $120,000. Now at age 60, a man will generally live to be 75 and a woman will live to be 85. Most medical expenses are incurred in the last ten years of live. These costs are paid mostly by public funds through MediCare. The pay_inequality_is_fair argument holds that this $120,000 pay differential is used by society to pay the additional medical expenses that women use and men don't.

I realize that this argument will float like a lead zeppelin on the Positively Revolting community. However, you may want to be aware of it so you don't get blindsided by it in a public debate on the issue.

Thank you,
Alan in Portland

Where did Ani go?

Where did Ani go? I miss her!

I'm here, honest

Hi there, Melodie and I are hosting alternating weeks on Friday mornings, now. I hope you had a chance to hear my program with Norman Solomon last Friday, 11/7, but if you didn't, you can hear it online-- there is a link to the audio on this program page. I will host again on the 21st. Thanks so much for listening! with love & solidarity, ani

woo hoo!

Glad you're still involved in the show. Thanks for all that you do for our community!

much love, m

Wow... How about some positive feedback?

I must have picked a good week to start listening to KBOO. My unhealthy addiction to KPOJ has been shaken. What stirred me to radio hop was the recent clubbing and scrubbing of morning show co-host Heidi Tauber.

Thankfully (along with news I'm not hearing elsewhere) I struck gold with back to back to back mornings of call in shows which were right up my avenue. On Wednesday Barbara Bernstein and friends of the 40 Mile Loop took me on a bike ride down memory lane. The next day, Dave and Jo Ann took on the very difficult but extremely important topic of race and justice in America. I found the candor of the hosts and callers-in to be a much needed breath of fresh air.

Yesterday was quite synergenic. I didn't think anything Positively Revolting would be my pint of brew, but the community of thought that came together was positively revolutionary. I'm still not entirely successful in finding joy amidst the madness, but the range of emotions I was able to experience during the show were a welcome departure from depression. Together we just may succeed... or at least, survive.

KBOO, I think I love U. (And Jeff always has sumpin' to say to go along with that sexy voice! I'm glad he seems to hop around the dial too.)

 

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