Bread and Roses

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Every Friday from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

 

Bread and Roses is a collective of women-identified radio activists. We offer feminist public affairs programming. We give voice to those working for social justice and equity, globally and locally. We strive to challenge systems of oppression. All this, and we have fun!

Bread and Roses highlights the achievements of women artists, activists, athletes, scholars and innovators. We strive for programming excellence and collaborative efforts, providing access and training to women.

 

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Pursuit of justice: Joyce Horman and Chile's Sept 11

Airs at: Thu, 09/11/2008 at 5:00pm
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When will the pursuit of justice finally come to end after September 11--that's September 11, 1973, in Chile. 35 years ago, a coup supported by the US brought General Agusto Pinochet to power and what followed were years of state-sponsored disappearances, torture and execut... Read more

The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, Part 2

Airs at: Wed, 09/03/2008 at 9:14am
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Interviews with Nellie Wong and Laura Mannen on The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, the upcoming Radical Women Conference to be held October 3-6 in San Francisco.Part I:  Nellie Wong, a long time revolutionary feminist activist and poet, will be a keynote speaker at... Read more

The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, Part I

Airs at: Thu, 08/21/2008 at 5:00pm
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Interviews with Nellie Wong and Laura Mannen on The Persistent Power of Socialist Feminism, the upcoming Radical Women Conference to be held October 3-6 in San Francisco.Part I:  Nellie Wong, a long time revolutionary feminist activist and poet, will be a keynote speaker at... Read more

Bread and Roses on 08/15/08

Airs at: Fri, 08/15/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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New York based writer and researcher Kristen Lewis is co-director of the American Human Development Project, a non-partisan, non-profit initiative to apply a well established international approach to measuring human well-being in the US. The human development index is a fa... Read more

American Human Development Project

Airs at: Thu, 08/14/2008 at 5:00pm
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Interview with New York based writer and researcher Kristen Lewis, co-director of the American Human Development Project.  The project is a non-partisan, non-profit initiative to apply a well established international approach to measuring human well-being in the US. The hu... Read more

Labels & Lifestyles Interview with Aysha Ghazoul/Zaytoon

Airs at: Thu, 08/07/2008 at 5:00pm
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Sticks And Stones May Break Your Bones But Do Labels Or Lifestyles Hurt Your BusinessAn Interview with Aysha Ghazoul the owner of Zaytoon, a bar located on Alberta and 23rd in Portland, Oregon.www.zaytoonbar.com  Read more

Bread and Roses on 07/18/08

Airs at: Fri, 07/18/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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A conversation with Mary Tomkins, NE Portland Crime Prevention Coordinator and Board Member of Ceasefire Oregon. Examine the extent and nature of the problem of gun violence in Oregon and learn about opportunities to do something about it. Read more

Bread and Roses on 06/27/08

Airs at: Fri, 06/27/2008 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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The New Orientalist Narrative - a critical view of literature that offers a limited view of women and society in Iran and elsewhere in the so-called Middle East. Fatemeh Keshavarz' book "Jasmine and the Stars - Reading More Than Lolita in Tehran" (2007) focuses on Azar Nafi... Read more

Talkin Water: Activism in New Orleans

Airs at: Thu, 05/15/2008 at 5:00pm
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Years after Hurricane Katrina, a new generation of activists are making their voices heard. The film, Talkin' Water, tells the inspiring story of four young women-- two from New York and two from New Orleans who are disillusioned by the media coverage of Hurricane Katrina a... Read more

Art and Activism in New Orleans

Airs at: Thu, 05/15/2008 at 5:00pm
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Bread and Roses travels to New Orleans for the 10th anniversary of the Vagina Monologues. We hear from  survivors of Hurricane Katrina. For more information about V-day, go to www.vday.org . Read more