Cecil Prescod hosts a special extended interview with gay pioneer Malcolm Boyd, who rips into American culture in his new book, Samuel Joseph for President: Media Politics , Religion, and Race. Boyd is a gay elder, freedom rider, civil rights and anti-war activist. He is also the first openly gay Episcopal priest. His life partner, Mark Thompson, a writer, photographer and former Advocate editor, is also featured in the interview.
Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza speak with journalist Laura Flanders, author of Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians, about women in politics and the question of a "glass ceiling."
this was an interview i did with per fagereng for the MLK special for the membership drive... i placed it on my page so it would be easy to get, if you wanted to listen to it... it was a pleasure to speak with ms. mc kinney!
How do the 2008 Oregon election candidates stack up … environmentally, that is. Our Backyard will feature all the candidates between now and the May primary but first up, the candidates for U.S. Senate: 6 Democrats are vying for the nomination and the opportunity to unseat Republican Gordon Smith.
This month marks the 40th anniversary of the 1968 student strike at Columbia University, one of the many pivotal events of 1968 being remembered this year. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein, as a freshman at Barnard College, spent a week occupying Low Library, the office of Columbia University's president, along with 100 other students, kicking off a series of actions and mass arrests that shut down the university for the rest of the semester. Today she speaks with fellow striker and Low Library occupier Hilton Obenzinger, (obenzinger.com) whose memoir Busy Dying (chax press) comes out this month.
Omar Khadr was only fifteen years old whe he was captured by American Forces in Afghanistan.This program talks about his torture and mistreatment in U.S. custody. For more information start with Wikipedia and follow the many leads. For newspaper coverage go to The Torotno Star and reporter Michelle Shephard. Go to the ACLU for an organization in support of Khadr's rights.
Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris. Today is a special fun-filled April Fool's version of the show. The guests are local actresses Francine Raften and Wendy Westerwelle, who are starring in a new play at Triangle Productions called "Jewish American Princess."