Join Greg Palast and i on Thursday March 21 @ 8:30AM as we discuss the death of Hugo Chavez and the rebuilding of the Republican Party. This is the kick-off of our Spring membership drive! It is always a pleasure to kick-off the drive with Greg's insightful conversations and fun thank you gifts.
About Greg Palast
Greg Palast is the author of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, Vultures' Picnic and the New York Times bestsellers, Armed Madhouse and The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.
Melanie Davis is the owner of the media company Brilliant Media. Through it, she and her team of nearly 70 employees and staff nationwide operate Su Publico Ad Agency, El Hispanic News and Proud Queer Monthly. Despite her youth, the road to magnate has been a long one, beginning with an iconic grandmother in her childhood New Mexico. Don Merrill talks with lesbian latina Melanie Davis about what she loves about Portland, the publishing business and why she's OK crashing business meetings in her Harley gear.
Weapons of mass destruction. Regime change. Shock and awe. 9/11. Freedom fries. A wink, a nod, and a lie -- and all of a sudden, the United States invades a country that never attacked us. Ten years after the War in Iraq began, Abe and Joe look back at the surreal runup to the 2003 invasion, the torture and plunder of the war itself, and its lingering aftermath.
"We are not worth more. They are not less" This is the mantra of S. Brian Wilson and the theme that runs throughout his compelling psychohistorical memoir. Wilson's story begins in small-town, rural America, where he grew up as a "Commie-hating,baseball-loving Baptist." moves though life-changing experiences in Viet Nam, Nicaragua, and elsewhere, and culminates with his commitment to a localized, sustainable lifestyle.
Join host Jo Ann Hardesty on Thursday April 18th 2013 from 8-9AM as she speaks with Common Ground‘s two Jeff’s regarding Oregon taxes and innovative legislation that will bring fairness to our tax structure.
Jeff Strang is the President of the local chapter of Common Ground and Jeff Smith is the Outreach Coordinator (and Website Manager).