After the National Environmental Regulatory Commission approved plans to build natural gas pipelines in Oregon, the opposition has become more heated. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office">
Local activist Broken Feather just ended a hunger strike outside the Portland office of Northwest Natural Gas.
Along with the music of the late Utah Phillips, this show, hosted by Tom Becker, feature a Bill Resnick interview about the support for parents of young children in European countries in contrast with what parents in the US must face. Frann Michel reviews a series of feminist science fiction novels. Tom reads a piece about why cooler weather does not justify skepticism about global warming. And Bryan Johnson tells us about a bicycle tour of Portland's radical history sites.
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The Old Mole's Frann Michel reviews The Marq’ssan Cycle -- five feminist science fiction novels by L. Timmel Duchamp, set in the late 21st century. Their portraits of an American police state and the political use of torture are all too timely today.