Tonight's Out Loud show features two annoucements and two interviews.
First we hear from Soul, who interviews Keri, a volunteer with Brother to Brother and Basic Rights Oregon. They wrap up African American History Month and Keri shares his experiences as an African American transman in Portland.
Now that the election is over, how can we work together to create a broad based movement to shape an egalitarian and sustainable future.
Talk Radio with Ani, Andrew Geller, and Norman Solomon. Norman Solomon is an United States journalist, media critic, antiwar activist and former KBOO volunteer. Solomon is longtime associate of the media watch group Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR). In 1997 he founded the Institute for Public Accuracy, a national consortium of policy researchers and analysts which works pro-actively to provide alternative sources for journalists, and serves as its executive director. His weekly column, "Media Beat", has been in national syndication since 1992.
Lee Shapiro speaks with Paul O'Brien about advances techniques for conflict resolution. Lee is a relationship counselor who has been offering relationship workshops and private couples counseling for 30 years. Lee is also a fine artist. He lives in Maui, HI.
Joining her in the studio are three organizers for the VBC 9, which begins its 10 day celebration including hands-on site building, workshops, talks, music, food and more. Frances Michaels works with fundraising and artistic projects; Matt Phillips works with Placemaking and Logistics; and Anna Gordon, is the Project Community Coordinator with Madison High School, they will talk about their experience of gathering community visions and facilitating them through to fruition.
Let's talk about creating what we want in our communities and our lives in the here and now--- how do we make it happen? The VBC is one example, what are other ideas or projects to create the world anew? Please leave your thoughts or ideas on the comments section at kboo.fm/positivelyrevolting, and keep this conversation going.
Bill Resnick talks with Charles Derber about his book "From Greed to Green: Solving Climate Change and Remaking the Economy." Derber says, if the relatively mainstream, working-class Boston suburb where he lives can get excited about implamenting green technology and policies, so can the rest of the country. Derber's message is fundamentally optimistic, and he explains why.
Today's show, hosted by Denise Morris on the left, is about organic agriculture, the social conditions of otherwise natural disasters, plus reviews of Pat Barker's WWI-novel "Ghost Road" and the buddy-cop film "The Other Guys." Below are links to the individual segments:
Staff of the We'Moon collective joined Ani for a look at their history, and what they are doing now. For thirty years, the We'Moon calendars have explored topics of deep ecology, women's culture, and goddess-centered spirituality through art and verse written by women. Along with the inspiring art, the calendar also holds detailed astrological information and lunar cycles.
(Intro song is a clip from Joanne Rand's "Earth My Body" featured on the album, "The Monkey-Puzzle")