Womens issues

Political Perspectives on 12/14/11

Air date: 
Wed, 12/14/2011 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Short Description: 
Kit Kittredge, grandmother, peace activist and CodePink member on Gaza, Cairo and Tahrir Square

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Kit Kittredge, a 53 year old  mother, grandmother and peace activist.
She is an active member of CodePink Women for Peace. Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign, Veterans For Peace and Ground Zero Center for Nonviolence.  She works as  a Massage Therapist and is a volunteer Firefighter/EMT in Quilcene Wash.. In addition to promoting peace and social justice Kit spends time with her family and growing organic food.

Teen Pregnancy

Evening News
program date: 
Mon, 12/12/2011

The percentage of births to teen mothers in Oregon dropped a full point between 2009 and 2010, according to the latest figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Planned Parenthood credits a combination of innovative education programs and more parent involvement

2:00 minutes (1.83 MB)

10 Years that Shook San Francisco 1968-1978

program date: 
Wed, 12/07/2011

Ten Years That Shook the City: San Francisco 1968-78 is A collection of first-person and historical essays spans the people’s history of San Francisco in the tumultuous decade from 1968, the year of the San Francisco State College strike, to 1978 and the twin traumas of the Jonestown massacre and the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. This volume provides a broad look at the diverse ways those ten years shaped the world we live in today. From community gardening to environmental justice, gay rights and other identity-based social movements, anti-gentrification efforts, neighborhood arts programs and more, many of the initiatives whose origins are described here have taken root and spread far beyond San Francisco.

57:30 minutes (52.64 MB)

Bread and Roses on 12/09/11

Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 12/09/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Tools for Overcoming the Winter Blues

Gain tools for overcoming winter depression.
Hear from Katherine Ball and other women involved with PDX Bike Swarm about the plan to shut down the West Coast on 12/12. The Bike Swarm will participate in the blockade of the Port of Portland. We will talk about using creativity and humor and the role of women in the "Occupy" movement.
Hosted by Nicole Vulcan and Gabriele Ross

Occupy, Women and Homelessness

program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011

Laurie Mercier talks with Desiree Hellegers. Desiree spent time working in women's homeless shelters in the 1980s and she describes listening to them tell their stories. She says of her new book about homeless women, based in part on that experience, that "she wanted to explore oral history in this book as a vehicle for trying to convey some of that complex life experience and that sort of really, kind of you know, range of insights - from political insights, to philosophical and theological perspectives that women brought to bear on their own lives and also on civil society and the US more broadly."

18:12 minutes (12.5 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour Dec. 5th

program date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011


Joe Clement hosts today's old Mole and we hear:


59:07 minutes (40.59 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/05/11

Air date: 
Mon, 12/05/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
international climate change, occupy production, homeless women & Occupy, capitalism w/o capitalists


Joe Clement hosts this Old Mole and we hear:

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/29/11

program date: 
Tue, 11/29/2011

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.

41:21 minutes (37.85 MB)

Ariko Iso: Breaking Barriers

APA Compass
program date: 
Fri, 12/02/2011

Ariko Iso is Oregon State University Football's head athletic trainer. Though the Beavers' season has sadly come to an end, Iso will stay busy working with student-athletes in the off-season. Iso was the first and only female athletic trainer to work in the NFL, leaving a nine-year stint with the Pittsburgh Steelers to return to her alma mater.

12:27 minutes (11.39 MB)

The Eavesdrop on 12/01/11

Air date: 
Thu, 12/01/2011 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
Spirituality & Feminism in the Black Community

Tune in TONIGHT at 7 pm (PDT), tune to 90.7 FM in Portland, or on-line at KBOO dot F-M, for The Eavesdrop, bringing you "real conversations for real people".

Hosted by Nia and yours truly, we will have Roslyn Farrington, author & educator as our special guest.

Tonight, she will discuss her new book, CD and event at In Other Words bookstore (Friday, December 2nd at 6 pm), as well as the implications of her themes of spirituality and feminism in & on the Black community.

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