This show, hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, raises questions about the impact of dams on native peoples in Canada; how to get automobiles out of our cities; Kathryn Stockett's novel The Help about black servants in Jackson, Missississippi in the '60s; is it too late to protect our privacy in a digital world; and Obama's fight with his generals over Afghanistan.
Kathryn Stockett's new novel The Help is about a white southern writer trying to tell the stories of black domestic servants in Jackson, Mississippi in the 1960s. Our Book Mole Larry Bowlden wrestles with the problems this poses.
At a time when corporations are handing pink slips to innocent individuals, some Portlanders think its time to hand pink slips to the institutions that are culpable. Go Fire Your Bankwas created by concerned citizens who believe in local, socially-responsible economies.
Today's topic is our educational system, and how it does (or does not) relate to the Immigrant and Refugee Community. We'll hear three Portland Public School teachers with years of experience in English as a Second Language programs talk about their experiences, both with the school system and with their students.
We talk with members of Rose City Antifa, a Portland group fighting white supremicy and Holocaust Deniers, about the recent upswing in Holocaust Deniers coming to Portland, and their ties to the 9-11 Truth movement.
Today's guest is local activist Lucilene Lira, also from the Center for Intercultural Organizing, and they talk about the problems and experiences immigrants often have when organizing for solidarity and social change.