On the February 26 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell "with the news you're not supposed to know," states the case for leveling the wealth. What? No more private jets? And what's this about 50,000 trips to remain indefinitely in Iraq? And a look at Israel's hypocrisy--how they got their nukes.
On today's Air Cascadia news, Chris Andrea reports from Portland's 3 day Organicology conference. Salmon fishing may be cancelled again this year. Oregon lawsuit to clean up Hanford nuclear waste that threatens the Columbia. Also an interview with Michelle Darr of Code Pink who's fasting on the Capitol steps in Salem in an effort to bring our troops home.&nb
The Oregon legislature wants to cut one hundred and six million dollars from public schools this year.
This is in addition to the sixty one million that has already been cut which has lead to layoffs and lost school days in many Oregon School districts.
In response, a group of education advocates have staged a protest in Salem and started an online petition to be delivered to the legislature this monday.
Holly Pruett, a representative from the group Stand For Children explains the issue.
Dmae Roberts talks with Chris Coleman, artistic director of Portland Center Stage for the last nine years.
Coleman tells us what he’s most proud of, where PCS is headed and unveils the new season.He also talks about Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” and describes the bite and humor of the play about social mores.