The Portland International Film Festival is a venue for showcasing not just
visiting directors but local filmmakers as well. We're joined by two
celebrated Portland documentarians: Irene Taylor Brodsky, the director
of Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, and ...
This week on Century, we listen to a presentation by Stefan Kertesz, MD, from
the UAB School of Medicine, at a workshop entitled Pain and Symptom
Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid
Larry Bowlden reviews the novel Necessary Lies, by Diane Chamberlain.
Although the book centers around two families and is in many ways a love
story, its underlying theme is the eugenics program that was employed in
North Carolina from 1929–1975 and led to the sterilization...
This week on Century, we talk with William Dolphin and Michelle Newhart about
marijuana and their new book, The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy,
Stigma, and the Patient Experience.
Medicalization of Marijuana
Tune in to Part 2 of my conversation with artists Bruce Burris and Kris
Askew, along with comic cartoonist and artist Patrick Hackleman. In this
session, Bruce talks about a recent artist’s grant he was awarded. (He
was one of only five recipients in Oregon!) We also con...
Host Lisa Loving is joined live in Studio 2 by UPRISE Collective
co-creators, Stephanie Roberson and Brianna Bragg. On October 18 they’re
hosting What’s on The Ballot in OR: Working to Change the System.
In the second half of the hour, our guests are The Civil Unrest Bicycl...
In the second of a two part-interview, Desiree Hellegers interviews deaf
activist Philip J. Wolfe about the ground-breaking work of providing nearly
continuous access to deaf and hard of hearing activists at OccupyICEPDX, and
about the struggles that deaf and hard of hea...
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, guest Sheila Vakharia, PhD, from the
Office of Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance, joins host Doug
McVay for part two of our look at recovery.
Drug Policy Alliance
Drug War Facts
The Mental Health Association of Portland hosted the Oregon Housing
Conference on Supportive Housing in Portland today.
‘Supportive housing’ is housing for people with mental illness
or addiction, usually including on-site clinicians and case workers.
KBOO’s Joe Meye...