John Gibler, periodista y activista por los derechos humanos, acaba de publicar "México no conquistado. Crónicas del Poder y la Revuelta". A través de sus escritos y de sus fotografías John crea un "evocador reportaje sobre los poderes épicos de la violencia y la corrupción en México, y de los desvalidos y rebeldes que arriesgan sus vidas para construir justicia desde la base".
El autor presentó su libro en Portland la noche del 6 de febrero, en Powells City of Books.
Host/Producer Dmae Roberts talks with Bill Foster, executive director of Northwest Film Center who gives us some best picks with film clips of the Portland International Film Festival. Featured films include Coraline, the animated stop-action film made in a studio in Hillsboro. Also featured are O-Hoerton, Mermaid, Hunger, Jeruselema, In a Dream and Dreamweavers.
Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Barry Popkin, professor of global nutrition and author of "The World is Fat," about the role played by globalization, modern technology, media and advertising and government in fattening in the population. Learn the 4 post-WWII trends that have contributed to this phenomenon and the solutions that Dr.
Host Becca Bartleson speaks with Erin Williams, communications director from The Humane Society of the United States and co-author of Why Animals Matter: The Case for Animal Protection, and communications director for The Humane Society of the United States' factory farming campaign. Erin will be signing copies of her book and giving a presentation called "Why Farm Animals Matter"on Tuesday, February 3, from 7:00 pm - 8:30 p.m. at Portland State University Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 101
Why Animals Matter examines how people abuse animals, gives suggestions on how to take action, and connects animal protection, environmental and social justice issues. Publishers Weekly praised the book as "a tough but fair-minded revelation of how mass production of animals for food and other purposes results in cruelty that usually remains hidden from sight."