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Episode Archive

Beyond Starbucks: Talking About Race in America

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Mon, 03/23/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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How do we have meaningful conversations about race in our society?
Race and racial issues are on everyone's lips these days. With Starbuck's short-lived PR Campaign "Race Together", its even more so...literally.  Is this just lip service? Or should there be short, sweet and superficial chats along with deep and profound conversations? Join Celeste and Cecil on  More Talk Radio to discuss how we can meaningfully address race issues in America.
Share your thoughts, 503-231-8187, moretalkradio@gmail.com

ACTIVISM AND YOU: FIRED UP OR BURNT OUT?

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Mon, 03/16/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A discussion on activism and what inspires or defeats us

Join Celeste and Cecil for a discussion about  activism and finding balance in our lives. 

The Trappist monk and social critic Thomas Merton o observed  “There is a pervasive form of contemporary violence to which the idealist most easily succumbs: activism and overwork. The rush and pressure of modern life are a form, perhaps the most common form, of its innate violence. To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit oneself to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything, is to destroys the fruitfulness of our own work, because it kills the root of inner wisdom which makes work fruitful.” 

International Women's Day 2015

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Air date: 
Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Women speak about issues concerning women
In recognition of  International Women's Day (March 8), women will talk about issues concerning women.  Women (women only) are invited to call and share your thoughts 503-231-8187, or email at moretalkradio@gmail.com

A New Poor People's Campaign For Today

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Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Building A New Social Movement To End Poverty
Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak to Willie Baptist and John Wessel-McCoy from the Poverty Initiative/ Kairos Center and the new Poor People's Campaign about the movement to end poverty. 
The cornerstone of the Kairos Center is the Poverty Initiative whose mission is to raise up generations of religious and community leaders dedicated to building a social movement to end poverty, led by the poor.
Join us with your questions and comments. 503-231-8187. moretalkradio@gmail.com

More Talk Radio on 02/23/15

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Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Call-in Talk Radio

The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

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Mon, 02/16/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Ousmane Power-Greene about his book Against WInd and Tide: The African American Struggle against the Colonization Movement. 

Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics

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Mon, 02/09/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Kay Whitlock, co-author with Michael Bronski, of Considering Hate: Violence, Goodness, and Justice in American Culture and Politics. Their book proposes a paradigm shift, moving us beyond simplistic notions of hate and love or good and evil. 

WOLF-PAC's Campaign for Free and Fair Elections

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Air date: 
Mon, 02/02/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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WOLF-PAC's Campaign for Free and Fair Elections
Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Colby Clipston, Oregon Director of Wolf-PAC, Chris Agudelo, Regional Director of Wolf-PAC, and Dave Carlson, Wolf-PAC Volunteer as well as new KBOO Volunteer, about their campaign for Free and Fair Elections in America. They are working to pressure State Legislators to pass a Free and Fair Elections Amendment to the Constitution. They will talk about how the campaign is going in Oregon as the new legislative session begins.

http://www.wolf-pac.com/

In Our Own Voice: National Black Women's Reproductive Justice Agenda

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Air date: 
Mon, 01/26/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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The impact that abortion rights and contraceptive access have on the lives of black women
Join Celeste and Cecil  as they speak with Dazon Dixon Diallo, the executive director of SisterLove in Atlanta and Nourbese Flint, the Program and Policy Manager at Black Women for Wellness, about a recent national black women's conference on reproductive justice and  key policy issues of abortion rights and access, contraceptive equity and comprehensive sex education in the context of human rights and the lived experiences of black women in this country. Share your thoughts and questions: 503-231-8187; moretalkradio@gmail.com

 

Talk Radio with host Joe Uris

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Air date: 
Mon, 01/19/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Talk Radio with host Joe Uris

Regular hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey are taking the holiday off. Joe Uris subs for them today.

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Women Issues in the 2012 Presidential Campaign

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Mon, 04/16/2012
Join Celeste and Cecil this Monday, April 16, as we discuss this 
presidential campaign's controversial focus on women and women's issues:
reproductive rights, access to health care, wages, jobs and working vs 
stay at home mothers. 

How will this attention affect the roles and status of women in US society?
Share your thoughts 
  • Length: 54:10 minutes (49.6 MB)
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Scott Crow, community organizer, writer, strategist and speaker on anarchism

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Mon, 04/09/2012

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Scott Crow, a community organizer, writer, strategist and speaker who advocates the philosophy and practices of anarchism for social, environmental, and economic aims.

For over almost two decades he has continued to use his experience and ideas in co-founding and co-organizing numerous radical grassroots projects in Texas, including Treasure City Thrift, Radical Encuentro Camp, UPROAR (United People Resisting Oppression and Racism), Dirty South Earth First! and the Common Ground Collective, the largest anarchist influenced organization in modern U.S. history to date.

Scott Crow's writings have appeared in the anthology What Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the State of the Nation (2006 South End Press) as well as various radical print magazines and online sites over the last decade.

From his home in Austin Scott currently works at Ecology Action an anarchist worker-run recycling center cooperative, consults in building worker cooperatives, travels for speaking, and organizes projects. In his spare time, he and his partner bike around town, raise a barnyard of funny animals and dream of sustainable futures.

  • Length: 55:37 minutes (50.92 MB)
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The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers—and the Coming Cashless Society

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Mon, 04/02/2012

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview David Wolman about his new book, "The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers--And the Coming Cashless Society." David is a contributing editor at Wired, a former Fulbright journalism fellow, and a graduate of Stanford University's journalism program. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

In The End of Money, David Wolman takes a critical look at cash, considering its liabilities and what our world would be like without those trillions of little numbered bits of paper and tiny metal disks.

David Wolman received a 2011 Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship. His previous books are A Left-Hand Turn Around the World and Righting the Mother Tongue. Visit his website at www.david-wolman.com

Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility and the medical hazards of the nuclear age.

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Mon, 03/26/2012

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Dr. John Pearson of Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility on the medical hazards of the nuclear age. Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) is the U.S. affiliate of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, the recipient of the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.

The Oregon PSR chapter’s mission is to eliminate the gravest threats to human health and survival and to create a healthy just and peaceful world for all. We bring a unique medical, public health and scientific perspective to these threats and together with individuals and groups in the larger community, we work to abolish nuclear weapons, stop the toxic degradation of our environment, guarantee safe and sustainable foods, and slow, stop, and reverse the effects of global warming. More information: www.oregonpsr.org

The Obama Haters: Behind the Right-Wing Campaign of Lies, Innuendo & Racism

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Mon, 03/19/2012

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with journalist and author John Wright about his book The Obama Haters: Behind the Right-Wing Campaign of Lies, Innuendo & Racism.

In The Obama Haters Wright asks who are the Obama haters and why do they despise him? He investigates the persistent expressions of hatred for President Obama, connecting historic antecedents of political mudslinging along with the background of virulent right-wing smear tactics over the past two decades.

John Wright is an award-winning journalist with more than thirty-five years of experience. He has worked for the Associated Press in Latin America and Knight-Ridder (Bridge News), and served as the bureau chief for Dow Jones newswires in Brazil. He lives in the Seattle area.

  • Length: 54:36 minutes (25 MB)
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Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers

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program date: 
Mon, 03/12/2012

 

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Ellen Schultz about her book, "Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers."

It's no secret that hundreds of companies have been slashing pensions and health coverage earned by millions of retirees. Employers blame an aging workforce, stock market losses, and spiraling costs — what they call "a perfect storm" of external forces that has forced them to take drastic measures.

But this so-called retirement crisis is no accident. Ellen E. Schultz, award-winning investigative reporter for the Wall Street Journal, reveals how large companies and the retirement industry — benefits consultants, insurance companies, and banks — have all played a huge and hidden role in the death spiral of American pensions and benefits.

A little over a decade ago, most companies had more than enough set aside to pay the benefits earned by two generations of workers, no matter how long they lived. But by exploiting loopholes, ambiguous regulations, and new accounting rules, companies essentially turned their pension plans into piggy banks, tax shelters, and profit centers.

Drawing on original analysis of company data, government filings, internal corporate documents, and confidential memos, Schultz uncovers decades of widespread deception during which employers have exaggerated their retiree burdens while lobbying for government handouts, secretly cutting pensions, tricking employees, and misleading shareholders.

Ellen E. Schultz is an investigative reporter for The Wall Street Journal who has covered the so-called retirement crisis for more than a decade. Her reporting has led to Congressional hearings, proposed legislation, and investigations by the Treasury and the GAO.

Schultz has won dozens of journalism awards for economics, financial, and investigative reporting, including three Polk Awards, two Loeb awards, and a National Press Club award. In 2003, Schultz was part of a team of Wall Street Journal reports awarded the Pulitzer Prize, for articles on corporate scandals.

  • Length: 53:39 minutes (24.56 MB)
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Jessie Klein, author of "The Bully Society: School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America 's Schools"

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Mon, 03/05/2012

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Jessie Klein, author of The Bully Society: School Shootings and the Crisis of Bullying in America 's Schools. Based on extensive research and interviews with wide-ranging bullying victims, and backed by her decades of experience as a sociologist and educator, Klein uncovers the roots of bullying and its devastating results--from a rise in teen depression to the horrific school shootings. Klein says students learn—not only from other students, but also from teachers, coaches, parents, and other influential adults—that the drive to “get even” and the ability to fight back and win are essential to developing "character"—embedded in values associated with hyper self-reliance and independence.

JESSIE KLEIN, PhD, MSW, M.Ed., is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Adelphi University, where she specializes in school violence, friendship, gender, and society. Her work has appeared in USA Today,Newsday, and the New York Times, as well as many scholarly journals. During her more than twenty years in education, she also served as a teacher, school social worker, Acting Assistant Principal of Guidance, and social work professor. 

Listener calls on smart phones, apps and personal privacy.

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Mon, 02/27/2012

Listener calls on smart phones, apps and personal privacy.

  • Length: 55:21 minutes (50.68 MB)
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The War on Women and Their Reproductive Rights!

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Mon, 02/20/2012

The War on Women and Their Reproductive Rights!

From the recent Planned Parenthood victory over the Komen Foundation to

Obama and the Bishops the war against a women's rights to reproductive freedom is heating up! Join Kboo host Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guest David Greenberg, President of Planned Parenthood of the Columbia Willamette.

  • Length: 53:16 minutes (48.77 MB)
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Michael Shuman on his new book "Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street"

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Mon, 02/13/2012
Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with Michael Shuman about his new book "Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity--A Resilient Communities Guide" (from Chelsea Green.)

Michael Shuman is director of research for Cutting Edge Capital, director of research and economic development at the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE), and a Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute. He holds an AB with distinction in economics and international relations from Stanford University and a JD from Stanford Law School. He has led community-based economic-development efforts across the country and has authored or edited seven previous books, including The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition (BK Currents) (2006) and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in a Global Age (1998).

www.postcarbon.org/person/36217-michael-shuman

  • Length: 37:33 minutes (34.37 MB)
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Comments

Poll Watcher:"High Concetration of People of Color" Voting

If the act of voting -exercising a duty and privilege- evokes this response, we ought recognize that the vote is most valuable and must be protected.

federal reserve

greetings, good show this morning. another good book is "web of debt" and also a podcast going through the basics. a link to the book can be found from the podcast page. folks should get onto this.

http://c-realmpodcast.podomatic.com/entry/449084

My error

Hi, Cecil, I called in to your fine program this morning to give the announcement about Imam Mamadou Toure's presentation at the Quaker Meetinghouse. Apparently I gave the wrong date: the correct date is Friday, January 25. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give that date on next week's program, I'm sorry to have confused things.
Peace, Jim Metcalfe

 

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