Womens issues

Bread and Roses is Women History Month every Friday!

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What? Is this really happening?  I thought to myself: “Here is a fifty some year old man, sitting at my kitchen table, describing to me, without me prompting the conversation, the strong women who influenced the way he lives his life.” He spoke about his mother, his grandmother, his aunt and other women activists he met throughout his life that have had a strong impact on him. Wow. My first conclusion was I am so lucky to have a friend like Christopher who is able to speak about the strong women in his life in a totally casual way. He talked about being Dine’ (Navajo) and the matriarchal social system that is at the heart of his believes and world view. And then I said to him “Thank you Chris!

Washington County Board Votes to Close Clinics

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 02/26/2015
On Tuesday, February 24, the Washington County Board of Commissioners votes unanimously to proceed with a plan to close the last two public health clinics in the county and move those services to non-governmental providers. Health and Human Services director Marni Kuyl says the goal of the plan is to expand primary care to uninsured, low-income patients. The plan has proven controversial however, both in content and process, with many members of the medical community as well as advocates for farm laborers and immigrants fighting against the closures. KBOO reported on the opposition to the plan back in September. 
6:28 minutes (5.93 MB)

Don't Kill a Trans Woman Week

program date: 
Mon, 02/23/2015

Iven Hale reads the names of the transwomen killed in the US so far this year, and calls attention to Worldwide Don't Kill a Trans Woman Week, which has a page on facebook.
See also
HRC report on AntiTransgender Violence

TransGriot on Anti-Trans Hate Speech

Planet TransGender on Can you stop killing us. 1:27 minutes (683.92 KB)

Movie Moles: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

program date: 
Mon, 02/23/2015

Denise Morris and Frann Michel touch on the history of the Oscars and critiques of the awards, before discussing the first feature written and directed by Iranian-American Ana Liliy Amirpour, A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, a Farsi-language black-and-white Vampire Western filmed outside Bakersfield, California, featuring a young female vampire who rides a skateboard, wears a chador, and kills sexist abusive men. 13:57 minutes (6.39 MB)

Pathways on 02/22/15

Program: 
Pathways
Air date: 
Sun, 02/22/2015 - 8:30am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Conversations with leaders in personal and cultural transformation.

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 16, 2015

program date: 
Mon, 02/16/2015

Tom Becker hosts this episode dealing with climate change, the movement for polyamory, and legal maneuvers by anti-abortionists.

To hear the whole show, use the play button below. To hear individual segments, follow these links:

1.Christian Parenti and Bill Resnick discuss Parenti's new book Tropic of Chaos and the New Geography of Chaos.

2.  Mimi Schippers and Jan Haaken talk about the movement for polyamorous relationships.
49:20 minutes (33.88 MB)
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