This special 12 minute express edition of DemocracyHere! explores Portland's plan to spend $500 million dollars to take our open reservoirs off line are replace them with new underground tanks and features:
Interviews with public health and infectious disease specialists;
Host Dan Johnson speaks with Mya Chamberlain, Senior Programs Coordinator for Friendly House, Jo Hamilton and Sharon Messerschmidt, two long time members of the Gay & Grey community and Max Micozzi Jones, chair of Gay & Grey Pdx Expo and a veteran in fighting for the rights of seniors including those who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Transgendered & Questioning.
Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Kevin Doughten, an editor at Viking Penguin, about the new book MALCOLM X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable. MALCOLM X was ten years in the making and draws from multiple untapped sources. Reviewers say the text will stand as the definitive work on Malcolm X.
Noam Chomsky speaks on "Global Hegemony: The Facts, The Images"
Noam Chomsky speaks on "Global Hegemony: The Facts, The Images."
Noted intellectual and author Noam Chomsky spoke about the current state of the economy, the assault on social welfare programs, and the prospects for resistance and hope in the years to come. He spoke at the University of Oregon in Eugene on April 20th.
Recorded by Will Seaman of KBOO and pdxjustice.org