Jan Haaken talks with Chiquita Rollins, Domestic Violence Coordinator of Multnomah County. They talk about how women suffer disproportionately in economic hard-times, are far likelier to suffer domestic abuse, and the complexities of assigning an economic determinant to domestic violence.
Today's Old Mole - hosted by Tom Becker - features conversations about alternative electoral systems emerging in the US; the relationship between domestic violence and economic hardship; voter-owned elections; and horror stories of defrauded home-owners.
Staff of the We'Moon collective joined Ani for a look at their history, and what they are doing now. For thirty years, the We'Moon calendars have explored topics of deep ecology, women's culture, and goddess-centered spirituality through art and verse written by women. Along with the inspiring art, the calendar also holds detailed astrological information and lunar cycles.
(Intro song is a clip from Joanne Rand's "Earth My Body" featured on the album, "The Monkey-Puzzle")
Thirty years of celebrating goddess-centered spirituality and women's culture, with We'Moon.
Staff of the We'Moon collective join Ani for a look at their history, and what they are doing now. For thirty years, the We'Moon calendars have explored topics of deep ecology, women's culture, and goddess-centered spirituality through art and verse written by women. Along with the inspiring art, the calendar also holds detailed astrological information and lunar cycles.
The shocking possibility that dumb people don’t exist in sufficient numbers to warrant the millions of careers devoted to tending them will seem incredible to you. Yet that is my central proposition: the mass dumbness which justifies official schooling first had to be dreamed of; it isn’t real.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: More than pink ribbons
Cancer and Nutrition: More than a pink ribbon!
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Bread and Roses host Nico V. explores real ways to prevent cancer, beyond buying pink ribbons.
Portland naturopath Dr. Greg Nigh and nutritional therapist Maria Zilka talk about how preventing cancer can be a revolutionary act. Before, during, or after cancer treatment, there are many foods you can be eating and things you can be doing to stop cancer cells from proliferating.
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Bread and Roses hosts Ashley and Nico discuss Domestic Violence Awareness Month with two local domestic violence advocates. Guests Chenoa Landry from the Native American Youth and Family Center Healing Circle and Choya Adkinson Stevens talk about the meaning of DV Awareness Month, and how the economy may or may not impact cases of domestic violence.
Sara Marcus, author of "Girls To The Front" a history of Riot Girl joins journalist BreAna Loranger in the studio for a conversation about her book, her experiences being on tour, and keeping the spirit of Riot Girl alive.
Sara Marcus will be reading at In Other Words Bookstore at 8 B NE Killingsworth Street in Portland, Oregon on Sunday, October 10th 2010 at 4pm. There will also be a reading and west coast book release event at Rotture at 315 SE 3rd Ave in Portland, Oregon the same night starting at 8:30pm.