This Thanksgiving, Abe and Joe give thanks for an awakened American people.
This Thanksgiving, there is so much to be thankful for, even in this time of hungry ghosts. The American people have awakened, and a Movement is afoot. Abe and Joe give thanks for the Occupaction, and take your calls.
In the past week, we’ve seen a nation wide campaign to evict protestors from the Occupy encampments, including the mass arrests in Zucotti Park at the heart of the Occupy Wall Street Movement. Locally, Portlanders came out in force to support the Occupy movement on Saturday, November 12th, with the announcement of a midnite eviction by Mayor Sam Adams. Thousands rallied in the streets to show support and delay an eviction.
With recent events, many are asking, What’s next for the movement?
Host Jim Schumock speaks with spiritual teacher Gangaji about her new book "Hidden Treasure: Uncovering the Truth in Your Life Story."
Gangaji, who was born Antoinette (Toni) Roberson Varner, was given the name Gangaji by her teacher Sri H. W. L. Poonja in 1990. Before that meeting, she had pursued many paths to enlightenment. In her book she uses the telling of her own life story to guide readers in telling the truth about their own life stories.
They will discuss "Decade of Fear," which has been described as a journalistic memoir. Shephard conducted hundreds of interviews worldwide and wove them together to describe the decade since 2001 and looked at how the West’s “solutions” for terrorism only served to exacerbate the problem.
Suzanne LaGrande interviews Michelle Rae Anderson. (aka @mediaChick on social websites) Michelle is a writer, digital strategist and community builder with 20 years of media development experience. As a media ecologist, she's fascinated with the way people and technologies interact in business and in pleasure. Recently, she completed an ambitious genre-bending storytelling experiment The Miracle in July, (http://themiracleinjuly.com/)
She also is founder of the guerrilla publishing agency I Heart Media. (http://iheartmedia.com/)
Host Theresa Mitchell takes on the rumors and accusations about Occupy Portland pointing the finger right back at the system that has created the problems represented by street people with mental health issues.She takes on the media that has worked hard to stir up fears of violence.