Eva Lake talks with Cary Doucette, who is a member of the 12x16 gallery in Sellwood and is currently showing work there. He is showing alongside Jerry Walker, who was a Portland Pop Pioneer, adopting the 1960s & 70s NYC Minimalist edge. Although he exhibited in the Portland Art Museum, Walker's work remained largely obscure until his estate sold the collection after his death.
On the Jan 15 Presswatch Theresa Mitchell, with the "news you're not supposed to Know," has done some research on the weapons being imported by Israel from the US. Massive shipments indicate that much more violence is being planned. Also info on how to boycott to protest the attacks. Also another look at the economy, and accountability.
Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.
A look back at the worst 8 years of our life and a look ahead into what we hope will be a better future. Guest Barbara Dudley and Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein explore several themes as we we look forward to Barack Obama's inauguration next week: What are you looking forward to in the Obama administration? What do you fear will or will not happen? What opportunities now exist that have been suppressed for so long to make what we have been working for a reality?
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad. We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community. Originally recorded on 11/28/08.
Rebecca Nay is joined by KBOO's Jamilah Bourdon and a close local friend named Aswad. We had a frank and honest discussion about Homophobia in the Black Community and Racism in the Gay Community. Click here to listen to Part 2.
Raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2010! That's the proposal of well-known author and activist Holly Sklar and Let Justice Roll. Holly talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about the gap between the minimum wage and a living wage, and why raising the minimum is good for the economy and good for business.