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"In the Company of Rebels": A Conversation with Chellis Glendinning

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    In the Company of Rebels: A Generational Memoir of Bohemians, Deep Heads, and History Makers, due out next month on New Village Press, is Chellis Glendinning's seventh book of non-fiction. From New Village Press: "American social change movements dominated the 1960s... Read more

Tiffany Midge, Standing Rock Lakota Poet: From Wit to Myth to Prayer

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Journalist Jacqueline Keeler talks to Tiffany Midge, Lakota poet from the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and author of "The Woman Who Married a Bear" winner of the Kenyon Review Earthworks Prize for Indigenous Poetry. Midge's (a contributor to McSweeney's) forthcoming book "Bury... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio on 04/03/19

Airs at: Wed, 04/03/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Bomb Cyclone in the Midwest hits Native communities hard and reveals the terrifying power of a changed climate(with co-host Jacqueline Keeler)

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Co-host Jacqueline Keeler returns from a trip to South Dakota where she witnessed first-hand the unprecedented "bomb cyclone" that triggered massive flooding across the midwest. Numerous Native tribes and communities in South Dakota, Nebraska and Iowa were particularly h... Read more

Cops: Foot Soldiers of Capitalism and Gentrification

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  American society has long used over-policing as a way to violently control Black, Brown and poor communities and to generate state income from poverty. Gentrification displaces and breaks up communities and utilizes both police and private security to enforce this displa... Read more

Methane increasing, Antarctic melting, capitalists keep speculating...

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Opening song: "Carry It On"by Buffy Sainte-Marie on "Medicine Songs" Articles read from/mentioned on/relevant to today's show: Methane in the atmosphere is surging, and that's got scientists worried, March 2, LA Times Climate Change's Worst Outcome: Thermohaline Shut... Read more

Civilization and Insanity: A Conversation with John Zerzan

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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  Eugene, Oregon-based anarchist writer John Zerzan has been writing provocative essays and books challenging dominant narratives of "civilized" thought, history, social organization and technology for over 30 years. Host Paul Roland ran into him again this past Saturday a... Read more

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Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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The illusion of "progress"

Airs at: Wed, 02/27/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progress https://fs.blog/2017/02/human-progress-illusion/   https://www.motherjones.com/environment/2019/02/climate-change-isnt-just-frying-the-planet-its-fraying-our-nerves/   Read more

Gentrification: Engine of Disaster Capitalism

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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    Portland area residents are currently faced with a slew of development- and gentrification-related policies, but the relationships and dynamics behind the policies are often difficult to see. From government incentives for re-development to international companies spe... Read more