Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz María Gordillo.
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Just as bonuses for corporate CEOs leads to corruption, so "merit" pay for teachers leads to corrupt teaching practices. Bill Resnick talks with Fred McKissack of Rethinking Schools about what's wrong with this way of motivating people. (Illustration: Richard Downs)
In a program dedicated to teachers everywhere, Bread and Roses explores the amazing but true story of a teachers' rebellion in Oaxaca, Mexico, that turned into a massive social justice movement. Host Carole Scholl will present music and interviews from Oaxaca, including stories from the infamous "March of Pots and Pans," in which thousands of women took over a major TV station. Renowned filmmaker Jill Freidberg will discuss her award-winning film about Oaxaca, A Little Bit of So Much Truth. www.corrugate.org
in this show, we honored the joy of the soundtrack, and we spoke with izzy berlin and mr. adam of the LEP charter school, about the actions taken by the students to keep the school open. AUDIO AND MORE INFORMATION UP SOON!!!
films (and how they've shaped us), plus issues which face us today...
tonight on 'guess who's coming to radio??!!' we will be honoring the aural element of cinema: the score/soundtrack!!! let us take you make or engage you in sounds you've never heard before!!! we will also be playing some trailers from films as well!
and we will be discussing the possibility of a congressional vote on making home gardens illegal; as well as a vote here to close down a successful charter school. and yes.... there was another un-necessary shooting by police of an innocent black person, and we will discuss that! what are YOUR thoughts?
Bridget B.here, I'm set to host An Evening of Afrotainment this Saturday from 7pm to 10pm. Hear music of the African Diaspora by Black artists worldwide. All genres...from African traditional to esoteric experimental. Slip and slide aurally through the spectrum of Black experience. I'll be at the helm on March 14 & 28, 2009 with Celeste hosting the show on March 21, & April 4, 2009.
Host Robyn Shanti speaks with Michael Shuman, economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur. Michael is a visionary leader in the field of community economic development and advisor for the Rural Development Initiatives' Connecting Oregon for Rural Entrepreneurship (CORE) project. Michael has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age. Shuman is Director of Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE),
Dlycia Pagan, Puerto Rican Activist, Filmmaker, and Artist talks about her life as an Activist/Organizer, the nearly 20 years she spent in prison on charges of seditious conspiracy, her presidential pardon, and her advice to the younger generation.
The Dicentra Collective is based in Portland, OR. They are 7 individuals who are collectively committed to create radical communities of care, networks of support, and movements based on relationship building. We talk with the members of Dicentra Collective about their beginnings, their workshops, their ideas for radical caregiving, and include excerpts from a cronic pain zine, and other media they’ve produced.
Queen Liliuokalani was the last reigning monarch of the Hawaiian islands. She was deposed by opposition forces who called themselves the Committee of Safety, with the help of the U.S. Marines. On January 17, 1893, Queen lileo kulani yielded her authority:
. . . Now to avoid any collision of armed forces, and perhaps the loss of life, I do this under protest and impelled by said force yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representatives and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the Constitutional Sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands.