Host Barbara Bernstein talks about organic farming certification with Chris Schreiner
of Oregon Tilth, Moreland Farmers' Market Manager Laura Wendel and several
farmers who have gone through the federal organic certification process, and
some who have not.
Today's show features, for the second time, the music of Portland band Pink Martini and concludes with a discussion of the implicit politics of their work. Also discussed on the show are world hunger and the cost of food, the relations between being queer and being an immigrant, "Sex and the City," and what Congress is and is not doing about climate change.
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On a planet where two billion people are already hungry, an additional 100 million will be plunged into poverty because of the world-wide food crisis. Deborah James, Director of the Center for Economic Policy Research, talks with Bill Resnick about the reasons for this and what needs to be done. She recommmends the Oakland Insitute's website as good place to get more information on these issues.
Bill Resnick explores rising food prices and world hunger and what the UN and the major countries are (not) doing.
He also looks at climate change and Congress with a critique of
the very inadequate, indeed, counterproductive response. The bill being discussed subsidizes nuclear energy. Luz Maria Gordillo reviews Sex and the City, the movie. Frann Michel hosts a segment of the Well-Read Red on solidarities between LGBTQ and immigrant activism. And we'll hear more music by Pink Martini and an exploration of their politics.
This is a conversation had between myself, Tony Muhammad and Adisa Banjoko on fatherhood and ideas of 'multiculturalism', as stemmed from the event Adisa attended, a book release event called BAF (Be A Father).
To reach Adisa, go to www.hiphopchessfederation.org, or directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tony's contact information is www.myspace.com/tonymuhammad, or email@example.com
To read about the 'Be A Father' event or to hear how the event went down, go to www.daveyd.com and go to 'Listen To Rhymefest Open Up To His Young Son'.
colonization beginning the process of disparity of wealth between nations,
global corporate trade mechanisms today continue that process. Now we
go to Haiti, which has been the hardest hit nation in this hemisphere.