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Book Review: "Girls Burn Brighter"

Airs at: Mon, 05/14/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Shobha Rao’s novel Girls Burn Brighter. Shobha Rao came to the U.S. from India when she was just seven years old. She is already a well known author from her book of short stories and extensive periodical publications. Girls Burn Brighter is ... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 15

Airs at: Wed, 05/02/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
  May 2, 2018   Inessa Anderson talks with new contributor Bonnie Michelle.  Bonnie describes herself as a "perpetual student", and has devoted herself to the the art of conversation  - specifically, using conversation to explore the deeper meaning of the journey of lif... Read more

Buscando America on 06/05/18

Airs at: Tue, 06/05/2018 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa hablamos con Olivia cáceres, madre de 29 años que enfrenta la separación de su familia y quien estuvo 85 días separada de su hijo menor Mateo de apenas 14 meses de edad. Además hablamos de la gira Chinga La Migra y de lo sucedido en Guatemala con la eerupci... Read more

Human Rights Defense Center

Airs at: Mon, 06/04/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Emma Lugo interviews Paul Wright of the Human Rights Defense Center about the exorbitant fees prisoners families are being charged just to visit them, as well as catching up on what is happening with immigration detention, prisoner health care and institutional incenti... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 14

Airs at: Wed, 04/11/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
  April 11, 2018 Inessa Anderson chats with Canadian singer-songwriter, Jennifer Berezan. Jennifer is intent on blurring the artistic boundaries and most importantly, the distinction between musical styles, politics, spiritual life, and environmental activism.  Darka D... Read more

Not Your Granddad’s Library

Airs at: Fri, 04/06/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is located in Corvallis, Oregon. The library's motto is "Bringing people and information together." It is part of a city-county system with branches in Alsea, Monroe, and Philomath as well as a bookmobile. On this show, Ashlee tal... Read more

Narrow River, Wide Sky by Jenny Forrester [abridged]

Airs at: Thu, 03/29/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
On the Colorado Plateau between slot canyons and rattlesnakes, Jenny Forrester grew up with her mother and brother in a single-wide trailer proudly displaying an American flag. Forrester’s powerfully eloquent story reveals a rural small town comprising God-fearing Republica... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 13

Airs at: Wed, 03/07/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
March 7, 2018   On the third installment of "Per:mutations: Perspectives on Sex Culture": Leidi Monte interviews sex-doulah Ev’yan Whitney on what it takes to dissect and articulate unseen aspects of our sex culture as a professional. They unpack common narratives whi... Read more

Award Season

Airs at: Thu, 03/01/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
  Our guest for Thursday is Kirby McCurtis, administrator for Multnomah County's North Portland Library.  We will discuss book awards like Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Caldecott Awards. Read more

Incarceration & Developing Political Consciousness

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Our newest Prison Pipeline host Nicole Solomon Lindahl interviews her friend and local activist, Melissa Salazar, and her brother Marcus, who calls in from a prison in Texas where he is serving a 5-10 year sentence.  They focus on Melissa's experience supporting her brother... Read more