Ted Kerasote, author of "Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog," discusses his 13 year relationship with his dog Merle and the lessons he learned about the need to "loosen the leashes" of dogs. The interviewer is Kathleen Stephenson.
Earlier today, animal activists demonstrated on Nike’s Corporate Campus in Beaverton.K-BOO’s courtney dillard has more on the rally which focused on nike’s continued endorsement of atlanta falcon’s player michael vick.
On the July 5 Recovery Zone, producer Stephanie Potter featured the co-founder of Food Not Bombs, Keith McHenry and FNB activists here in Portland. Food Not Bombs is a world-wide, all-volunteer movement dedicated to social change. One of their programs is to offer free healthy meals made from salvaged food. To find out more visit: http://www.foodnotbombs.net/
In anticipation of the zine symposium in August, it's our second annual zine show! Hear Kate Haas reading from her zine and John Marr remembering back to the DIY ethic of the punk rock era that first inspired him to publish himself. Get an update about the Independent Publishing Resource Center and find out how Portland is like Paris.
As always, thanks to Brian Kramer for production assistance and Nick Jaina, who composed our theme music. All other original music in this episode comes courtesy of Levi Cecil.
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Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Chris Hedges, author of "War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning," about a current article in The Nation, called "The Other War: Iraq Vets Bear Witness." Hedges co-authored the article with Laila Al-Arian. It's based on interviews with fifty combat veterans of the Iraq War.