Dawn Jones, instructor for Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. and a journey level carpenter; Lela Brown, plumber; and Tara Webb, electrician, join host Martha Odom on International Women's Day to talk about blue collar work: the rewards and obstacles. Oregon Tradeswomen provides education, mentoring and advocacy for women entering non-traditional fields and sponsors an annual Women in Trades Fair coming up in May.
Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews writer Kate Maloy about her new novel, Every Last Cuckoo. Set in rural Vermont, this is the story of seventy-five-year-old Sarah Lucas and her discovery of unguessed dimensions in her own character. It explores her life after a great loss and shows that genuine love is unquenchable.
Second half of the Ubu Hour's March 2008 program.. More plundered bits of moivies both new and old, are collaged with speaches from Bush, Cheney and Rice to create a soundtrack of hallucinatory insanity... This one moves into the darker realms of imperialist conquest, violence and torture. Listen to at your own risk.
Jim Woodring is responsible for some of the most mind-bending art and stories in the alternative comics scene, and his new book Seeing Things collects the most recent of his iconic imagery and nightmarish narratives. Jim is joined in the studio by Bob Rini, co-founder of the Seattle cartoonist collective Friends of the Nib.
Part 1 of March 2008 Ubu Hour, a hallucinegic plunderphonic collage from movies, religious records, and cut up peices of Bush and Cheney speaches... "You may go in," she beckons, but do you want to go there? Do you really want to know what's beyond the door? Enter at your own risk.
Martha Odom Hosts. Today, her guest is Dr. Don McCanne, former president and current Senior Policy Fellow at Physicians for a National Health Program (www.pnhp.org). They’ll discuss the crisis in affordable health care and how to fix it.
Dr. McCanne will speak in Portland on Mar. 17, at 7:00 pm, at the Good Samaritan Hospital, 1015 NW 22nd Av.,
and again on Mar. 18, at 7:00 pm at the Jobs with Justice Healthcare Campaign Forum, PAT Hall, 345 NE 8th Av.
Bill Resnick talks with three members of Food Not Bombs, a world-wide organization that provides free food to the hungry and the foot-loose. He also talks with two people from the Iraq Body Count Project whose 125,000 flags are flying near Portland State, each flag representing 5 Iraqis who have died in the war.