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Fight the Empire on 12/01/11

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Fight the Empire
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Thu, 12/01/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Tom Engelhardt on "An All-American Nightmare: This Is What Defeat Looks Like"

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Tom Engelhardt, publisher of TomDispatch and the author of "The United States of Fear." They'll talk about his recent article "An All-American Nightmare: This Is What Defeat Looks Like," which is about the end of the Neo-Cons' imperial dreams.

www.TomDispatch.com

The Spiritual War on the Uterus in Rick Perry’s Texas and Beyond

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Wed, 11/30/2011

 Lisa Loving hosts a discussion of the "Spiritual War on the Uterus in Rick Perry’s Texas." She'll speak with journalist Sarah Posner about the religious crusade against abortion in the Lone Star State. Posner details the shift in religious efforts against abortion in Texas, away from a national push led by major evangelicals towards a more local, militant strategy.

56:09 minutes (51.41 MB)

Talk Radio on 11/30/11

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Wed, 11/30/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The Spiritual War on the Uterus in Rick Perry’s Texas and Beyond

Lisa Loving hosts a discussion of the "Spiritual War on the Uterus in Rick Perry’s Texas." She'll speak with journalist Sarah Posner about the religious crusade against abortion in the Lone Star State. Posner details the shift in religious efforts against abortion in Texas, away from a national push led by major evangelicals towards a more local, militant strategy. While abortion hasn't played a central role in the presidential campaign, that, too, is a product of the shift in strategy: anti-choice activists are focused not on overturning Roe v. Wade (although that remains a crucial goal).

An Evening with Lidia Yuknavitch, Author of 'The Chronology of Water'

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 11/25/2011

Bread and Roses hosts Leigh Anne Kranz, Delphine Criszensco and Ashley Thirstrup interview Lidia Yuknavitch, a local writer, teacher, activist and feminist. She is the author of three works of short fiction and literary criticism.  She is an Instructor of English and Women’s Studies Advisor at Mt Hood Community College.   

53:31 minutes (61.25 MB)

Bread and Roses on 11/25/11

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 11/25/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Lidia Yukanvitch, author of The Chronology of Water on Bread and Roses

I thought if my life has a chronology, it's the chronology of water - the way water carved the earth, the way water carries us into the world, the way we are made of water and the way water retreats and comes... - Lidia Yuknavitch

Join Bread and Roses on Friday, November 25th at 6pm as we host Lidia Yukanvitch, local writer, teacher, activist, feminist and author of the recent memoir The Chronology of Water.

She'll talk about her journey surviving life's tsunamis.  She might even say that water saved her life....

Lidia Yuknavitch on Bread and Roses, Friday November 25th at 6pm.

Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 11/21/2011

Denise hosts this episode of the Old Mole in which she interviews Portland sociologist and activist Johanna Brenner about reclaiming the idea of welfare.   Also on the show: Bill Resnick talks with Portland writer Kristian Williams about the function of policing in class societies and how the Occupy Movements are policed; and our Book Mole Larry Bowlden discusses a first novel by Anna Solomon.  

56:46 minutes (32.48 MB)

What is Welfare?

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Mon, 11/21/2011

Host Denise Morris talks with Johnanna Brenner about welfare -- its history and meaning.  Is welfare something to be demeaned, as it is when we call the subsidies and tax breaks for corporations "welfare for the rich"? Doesn't that play into the right-wing idea that welfare is for people who won't work?  Isn't welfare really about faring well, doing well, and being well -- something we all need and need to receive from others?

18:27 minutes (10.56 MB)

Book Mole: "The Little Bride"

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Mon, 11/21/2011

Larry Bowlden reviews The Little Bride, a first novel by Anna Solomon about a mail order bride coming from Odessa to live in a sod house on the prairie in the 19th Century.

7:01 minutes (4.02 MB)

This Thanksgiving, Abe and Joe give thanks for an awakened American people.

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Tue, 11/22/2011

  This Thanksgiving, there is so much to be thankful for, even in this time of hungry ghosts. The American people have awakened, and a Movement is afoot. Abe and Joe give thanks for the Occupaction, and take your calls.

A Listener recommended reading From Dictatorship to Democracy by Gene Sharp.  
You can read it for free here.

 

55:07 minutes (50.47 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 11/22/11

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Tue, 11/22/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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This Thanksgiving, Abe and Joe give thanks for an awakened American people.

 This Thanksgiving, there is so much to be thankful for, even in this time of hungry ghosts. The American people have awakened, and a Movement is afoot. Abe and Joe give thanks for the Occupaction, and take your calls.

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