Today's Guests are Artists Kerry Davis, Anna Daedalus, and Yukiyo Kawano, along with Activist, Chuck Johnson. Kerry, Anna, and Yukiyo are artists and will talk about their exhibit at the Nikkei Legacy Center and Chuck Johnson will talk about his work related to Hanford and its connection to to Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Fukushima.
We focus on community building efforts among the activist community!
We are getting to know each other and learning how to work together on larger and larger scales and in deeper and deeper ways.
Stretching out with new technology or getting back to basics. All community all the time!
Willamette Week's Best of for 2013 issue- Best Display of Citizenship: We visit Hayseed from the City Hall Vigil to End the Camping Ban. His redacted mention in the July 24 edition of the Willamette Week, where he is celebrated for his efforts at being a good citizen, is visible to the left. Hayseed felt that some of the record needed to be corrected about his efforts at the vigil. Listen as he explains his perspective on some of the aspects of that experience.
It seems that American and Canadian oil companies are producing more crude than their exissting pipeline network can carry. The answer, in the short term, has been to ship the oil by rail. The Vancouver, Wash. port commission last week cleared the way for the construction of a massive terminal, where railroad oil from North Dakota would be loaded onto ships bound for West Coast refineries. Among other places the trains would run through Oregon.
Trains are fun and all, but sometimes they, y'know, blow up.
Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with i09.com founder Annalee Newitz about her new book, SCATTER, ADAPT, AND REMEMBER: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction. Annalee is the founding editor of i09.com and has written for Wired, Popular Science and the Washington Post. She was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT.
Join Sharon Gary Smith, Executive Director, of McKenzie River Gathering Foundation (MRG) and Gahlena Avidan, Retired Community Activist and former member of the African American Advisory Committee to Portland Police Bureau as we discuss the marathon mind-set required in seeking justice for African Americans and others over the last 50 years and into the future. The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom took place in Washington, D.C., on August 28, 1963. Attended by some 250,000 people, it was the largest demonstration ever seen in the nation's capital, and one of the first to have extensive television coverage. 1963 was noted for racial unrest and civil rights demonstrations.
Frann Michel and Jan Haaken reviews Augustine, a new film written and directed by Alice Winocour. The film tells the semi-historical story of Augustine, a 19th Century French maid, who is struck with a neurological condition that gives her seizures, and how she is received by famous neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot for study and ostensibly for care. Frann points out that the story largely focuses on a "Freudian reading" of the idea that hysteria is a symptom of sexual repression, which is a rather narrow perspective on the phenomena .