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"Before Women Had Wings"

Airs at: Sun, 03/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Larry Bowlden reviews Connie May Fowler's 1997 novel Before Women Had Wings.   Read more

IWD Special: Examining Violence against Asian and APA women

Airs at: Thu, 03/06/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for APA Compass
In this special International Women's Day edition, APA Compass examined violence against Asian and APA women. Includes interviews with Sarita See, author of Trying Whiteness: Media Representations of the 1996 Okinawa Rape Trial; Fareen Ramji from New York's Gay and Lesbian ... Read more

Obama in PDX: a Review

Airs at: Sun, 03/23/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Jan Haaken and Frann Michel review Barack Obama's speech of Friday, March 21  at Portland's Memorial Coliseum. They discuss what's missing from his calls for solidarity.  You can listen to the speech here. Read more

DIY, Portland: Art of Survival

Airs at: Wed, 03/19/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for DIY, Portland
Hear how artistic expression has helped people to deal with and overcome challenges such as homelessness, incarceration and physical disabilities. Funding for this episode was provided by a project grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. More photos and links at h... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 17, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 03/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 You can hear this program, hosted by Bill Resnick, in its  entirety by clicking on the arrow above.   Or you can go to any segment by clicking on its link below.  1.  Bill Resnick talks with Bill Black as Black throws light on the world of finance capital as it faces econo... Read more

Politics & Sex: Spitzer in the Media

Airs at: Sun, 03/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 A round-table discussion with Jan Haaken, Denise Morris and Bill Resnick in which they analyze and debate the hysterical media treatment of the Spitzer sex scandal and others like it.   Why this "perpetual surprise," these recurring "outbreaks of political virginity"?    Read more

Montreal Women's Collective Speaks on International Women's Day

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 In honor of International Women's Day this past weekend, a Montreal-based women's collective held a conference to call for a new wave of feminism. KBOO's Megan Planchon has more:   Read more

Oregon Tradeswomen and non-traditional occupations.

Airs at: Fri, 03/07/2008 at 4:00pm
Dawn Jones, instructor for Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. and a journey level carpenter; Lela Brown, plumber; and Tara Webb, electrician, join host Martha Odom on International Women's Day to talk about blue collar work: the rewards and obstacles. Oregon Tradeswomen provides educ... Read more

Do Muslim Women Need "Saving"?

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Today's Well-Read Red Frann Michel reviews the idea that "the war on terrorism" is a way to "save" women of the  Middle East.  You can read this review and find links to more information here.   Read more

"Girls Rock!"

Airs at: Sun, 03/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris give an enthusiastic, entertaining, and informative account of the documentary "Girls  Rock," playing at  Cinema 21 starting Friday, March  7.   For more on Rock 'n Roll  camps for girls, click here, and for  Portland  locations, ... Read more