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Is Mickey Mouse a Minstrel?

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  Cecil & Celeste are joined by Kirby McCurtis to discuss the images our children consume in pop culture and where those images come from.  What are the modern alternatives to these established and harmful depictions?  The diversity gap in children's publishing is overwhel... Read more

The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of Syria

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Intersections Radio
  Sarika Mehta talks to author Alia Malek about her memoir The Home That Was Our Country...about Syria's history and contemporary politics through stories of her own family from the NYT: "Alia Malek’s memoir, “The Home That Was Our Country,” is one of the finest examples... Read more

The Broken Country

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2017 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  The Broken Country is a book-length essay on cultural trauma and the inter-generational legacies of war. In 2012, a young Vietnamese man named Kiet Thanh Ly walked into a downtown Salt Lake City megastore, purchased a knife, and began stabbing white male passersby in the... Read more

Happy Women in Apprenticeship Day!

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2017 at 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
This week is National Apprenticeship Week, established by President Obama in 2015. Today, November 16, is Women in Apprenticeship Day in Oregon as declared by Oregon Governor Kate Brown and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler. In Portland, one of the primary organizations working wi... Read more

Book Review: "Manhattan Beach"

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Larry Bowlden reviews a new work by Jennifer Egan, who is usually edgy and anything but a traditional novelist. But her new book is a very straight-forward and well researched historical novel, Manhattan Beach. Starting in the ‘30s and taking the reader to the ‘60s of the ... Read more

Native Voices from the Edge

Airs at: Thu, 11/16/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Guest hosts Cary Watters & Amory Zschach welcome Denise Wickert to speak about mental health in the Native community & Traci Price to discuss the intersection of environmental justice and environmental education. NAYA FAMILY CENTER IN 2061 Guided by our elders and trust... Read more

Ken Burns and Vietnam

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier talks with Christian Appy, professor of history at the Univ. Massachusetts, and author of numerous publications about the Cold War and the American war in Vietnam, including the recent American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity. Appy commen... Read more

Origins of Radical Right-Wing Power

Airs at: Tue, 11/14/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The history of the anti-government and anti-democratic politics that have transformed the U.S. in recent years is largely obscured from view. The radical right’s agenda includes: suppression of voting rights, privatization of everything from schools to Medicare to Social... Read more

The Costs of War

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  The Costs of War Project is a team of 35 scholars, legal experts, human rights practitioners, and physicians, which began its work in 2011. They use research and a public website to facilitate debate about the costs of the post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the ... Read more

I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwins original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey... Read more