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Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/29/11

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Tue, 11/29/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Katrina vanden Heuvel on "THE CHANGE I BELIEVE IN"

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of "The Nation," about her new book, "THE CHANGE I BELIEVE IN: Fighting for Progress in the Age of Obama." Vanden Heuvel offers her vision of how it is still possible to forge a politics of conviction.

Katrina vanden Heuvel is the Editor and Publisher of "The Nation." She is a frequent television commentator on American and international politics and writes a weekly online column for the Washington Post. Her blog, “Editor’s Cut,” appears at www.thenation.com.

Katrina will be speaking at Powell’s Books on Tuesday evening, November 29th.

Women on War Part 2

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Fri, 11/18/2011

Today's show features Part 2 of "Woman on War," a panel discussion from the Veterans' Voice archive. This program was initially broadcast in the early 90's. Carolyn Mills interviews women who have been affected by war.

53:06 minutes (48.61 MB)

Between the Covers on 11/17/11

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Between the Covers
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Thu, 11/17/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Spiritual teacher Gangaji on her new book "Hidden Treasure"

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.

Bread and Roses on 11/11/11

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 11/11/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Women in Conflict

Join us for Women in Conflict this week on Bread and Roses - Feminist News and Public Affairs on KBOO

 

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/08/11

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Tue, 11/08/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Dispatches from the War on Sex: Mississippi's 'personhood' initiative

Voters in Mississippi will decide tomorrow on a 'personhood' initiative which, if passed, would confer legal personhood upon a fertilized ovum. This would of course render abortion illegal, and any other act that interfered with said ovum's development -- like, say, a miscarriage, or the use of certain kinds of birth control -- could be considered negligent homicide or even murder.

An interview with Punk Pioneer and Hero, Alice Bag

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Life During Wartime
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Mon, 10/31/2011

Alicia Velasquez was known as Alice Bag in the late 70's when she was one of the main figures in the Los Angeles first wave punk scene. Her new book Violence Girl was just released on Feral House Books. She will be in Portland this Thursday November Third at Green Noise Records, 3840 SE Gladstone. This interview was recorded on Tuesday October 25th and was produced by Erin Yanke. All music included in this piece is by The Bags.

31:18 minutes (28.65 MB)

Christopher Ryan, co-author of "Sex at Dawn" talks about Human Sexuality

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Radiozine
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Mon, 10/31/2011

 Joe Meyer Hosts.

My guest is Christopher Ryan, co author with Cacilda Jetha of Sex at Dawn - the prehistoric origins of modern sexuality. 

57:37 minutes (52.75 MB)

Bread and Roses on 10/21/11

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 10/21/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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That's my baby! The art of midwifery in Oregon

That's my baby! The Art and Science of Midwifery

An ancient art and contemporary practice: Midwives in Oregon fall across the spectrum in their training and approach to the journey of pregnancy and childbirth. The Oregon Midwifery Council and Oregon Midwives join us to explore myths, stereotypes and current realities of birthing with a midwife. Join the discussion! Call in at 503-231-8187.

The Eavesdrop on 10/20/11

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Thu, 10/20/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
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Natural Hair - A Do or a Don't in the Workplace?

Afros, braids, locks ... au naturel comes in many forms. But do those forms have a "place" in the workplace?

The question of "acceptable" hair in the workplace has been a controversial challenge for employees and employers alike.

The battle to determine if natural hairstyles promote culture, fashion or both has jumped from boardroom to courtroom.

TONIGHT at 7 pm on The Eavesdrop, the ladies of the Kitchen Table Collective will take a look at this barrier-to-entry Black community members face, in the workplace, as always with real conversation for real people.

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