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Radiozine on 05/20/11

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Fri, 05/20/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Open Reservoirs and Governments

Democracy Here: Open Reservoirs and Governments

This edition of Democracy Here explores the difference between engineered- and informed consent of the governed using the context of Portland’s current plans to take open reservoirs off-line and replacing them with new underground storage tanks.

The plan to bury the reservoirs is controversial: the city says they are forced to spend a half a billion dollars in order to comply with a federal regulation, while citizen groups say that the water bureau is fast tracking projects to the same cozy consultants who wrote the regulation and that the water bureau could work more earnestly on obtaining relief.

Radiozine on 05/16/11

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Mon, 05/16/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Gay & Grey Pdx Expo at Friendly House on May 21

Host Dan Johnson speaks with Mya Chamberlain, Senior Programs Coordinator for Friendly House, Jo Hamilton and Sharon Messerschmidt, two long time members of the Gay & Grey community and Max Micozzi Jones, chair of Gay & Grey Pdx Expo and a veteran in fighting for the rights of seniors including those who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Transgendered & Questioning.

They will discuss the upcoming Gay & Grey Pdx Expo coming to Friendly House on May 21st.

An estimated 10,000 people in the Portland area identify as Gay & Grey, sadly many of these people are under served in many of the basic needs we have come to expect.

Radiozine on 04/27/11

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Wed, 04/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Direct action against corporate tax cheats and unnecessary and unfair public service cuts

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with two activists from US Uncut, a grassroots movement taking direct action against corporate tax cheats and unnecessary and unfair public service cuts across the U.S.

Washington's proposed budget for the coming year sends a clear message: The wrath of budget cuts will fall upon the shoulders of hard-working Americans. That's unacceptable.

Radiozine on 04/25/11

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Mon, 04/25/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Antonia Juhasz on her new book BLACK TIDE: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

Host Per Fagereng interviews Antonia Juhasz about her new book BLACK TIDE: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill

It is the largest oil disaster in American history, and it could happen again. It is more than a story of ruined beaches, dead wildlife, chemical dispersants, corporate spin, political machinations, and financial fallout. It is a riveting human drama filled with people whose lives will forever be defined as “before” and “after” the Gulf oil disaster.

Radiozine on 04/18/11

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Mon, 04/18/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"I'm Hot!...and I'm Bald!": CHEMOTHERAPY FOR WINNERS,"

Host Crystal Leighty speaks with Elaine Jesmer, author of "I'm Hot!...and I'm Bald!": CHEMOTHERAPY FOR WINNERS," about how to handle the side effects of chemotherapy, and why it's important not be afraid of it.

Jesmer says chemo is not only the standard of care for many cancers, but also for multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and for anyone who has had an organ transplant. Although the severity of the side effects vary, the side effects are often the same for anyone taking these drugs. She focuses on different ways to handle the side effects and the importance of overcoming the fear. According to Jesmer fear can be almost as deadly as the disease chemo is treating because it interferes with judgment at a time when clear judgment is needed.

Radiozine on 04/15/11

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Fri, 04/15/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The battle against asbestos disease

Host Dan Johnson interviews Ann Samuelson, a former Clatsop County Commissioner, businesswoman and outspoken advocate in the pursuit of outlawing the use of asbestos in the United States and Linda Reinstein, co-founder of Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.

Your calls will be welcome. Please join the conversation as we discuss this deadly and perverse disease.

Radiozine on 04/11/11

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Mon, 04/11/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The Women's Coffee House: A Program of Music & Poetry

Today on the Radiozine we feature a program from the Pacifica Archives called The Women's Coffee House: A Program of Music & Poetry, a live benefit for Pacifica Station WBAI Women's Programming in New York.

In this 1977 live performance, we'll hear from Alice Walker who at this point was still 5 years away from publishing her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple, and Folkways recording artist Suni Paz a native of Argentina who, after a brief stay in Chile, relocated to California with her 2 children to escape the growing authoritarian governments of South America. Once in southern California she gravitated to the growing Chicano Movement linking the Mexican American communities with their pre-Columbian roots.

Radiozine on 04/01/11

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Fri, 04/01/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Building a Powerful Left

Both It Takes a Village and Community Grooves are off today. You can hear them at 11AM on Friday April 22nd. Instead today we’ll hear another installment of the series "Building a Powerful Left" with Eric Mann, Isabel Garcia, Frances Fox Piven, Patricia Torres and Derek Jensen.
 

Radiozine on 03/31/11

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Thu, 03/31/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Cesar Chavez on the Political Power of Unions

In celebration of the birthday of the late farmworker organizer Cesar Chavez we hear an excerpt of a talk about the United Farm Workers in California and the political power of unions, which was given by Chavez in 1968 at City College of New York.

César Estrada Chávez (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993) was an American farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers (UFW).

Radiozine on 03/30/11

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Wed, 03/30/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

The guest is Joshua Foer author of the new book MOONWALKING WITH EINSTEIN: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything. The book has been described as science journalism wrapped around an adventure story.

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March on Against Monsanto! Momentum builds against genetically modified organisms in our food.

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Fri, 05/23/2014
On the heels of Tuesday's local initiative victories against GMO crops and the day before this year's March on Monsanto, host Paul Roland looks at the building grassroots movement for GMO-free food and against corporate behemoths Monsanto and others who are pushing genetic modification and trying to block citizen initiatives   Guests will include:
In studio:
-Julia Degraw, NW Organizer of Food & Water Watch and campaigner for Oregon Right to Know ballot initiative to require labelling of GMOs in food products.
By phone:
-Elise Higley of Our Family Farms Coalition, campaign director of the recently-passed Jackson County ballot initiative banning GMO crops and Jackson County organic farmer;
-Harry MacCormack, with the Benton County Community Rights Coalition which is gathering signatures for The Local Food System Ordinance, organic farmer and former Executive Director of Oregon TILTH;
-Audrey Moore, Freedom from Pesticides Alliance in Josephine County, which is gathering signatures for the Freedom from Pesticides Bill of Rights.

Links and contacts from today's show:

http://www.oregonrighttoknow.org/
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/
http://www.gmofreeoregon.org/jackson
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GMO-Free-Jackson-County/356680184364473
http://www.gmofreejosephinecounty.org/
https://www.facebook.com/GmoFreeJosephineCounty
http://www.bentonccrc.org (Benton County Community Rights Coalition)
http://www.ourfamilyfarmscoalition.org/
http://www.freedomfrompesticidesalliance.org/

Books mentioned:
"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA" (2014) by E.G. Valliantos and McKay Jenkins
"A Bitter Fog: Herbicides and Human Rights" (1983) by Carol Von Strom



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Mon, 09/16/2013

Kathleen Stephenson talks with Bonnie Hildebrand and Chelsea Davis about

NW VegFest: Oregon's largest plant-based food event!

On September 21 and 22 more than 6,500 people from the Pacific Northwest and well beyond flooded through the Portland VegFest doors and devoured hundreds of food samples, shopped with our veg-savvy exhibitors, attended cooking demos from celebrity chefs like Miyoko Shinner with her vegan artisan cheeses, and listened to inspiring talks from Brenda Davis, RD, Dr. John McDougall, Will Tuttle, PhD, Dr. Hans Diehl, and so much more!

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Hillbilly Nationalists, interview with James Tracy

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Mon, 12/24/2012

"Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times." Paul Roland interviews James Tracy, co-author with Amy Sonnie of this provocative and timely book about white radical working class groups in the late 1960's.

The Nonpocalypse

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Fri, 12/21/2012

Friday is the 2012 Winter Solstice.  There's been years of sensational hype about the date, much based on the Mayan Long Count Calendar cycle and some supposed apocalypse.

But the claims are based on bad archaeology, bad astronomy and bad geology.

Hosted by Andrew Geller, in this program, there is taped audio from both  David Stuart, the Linda and David Schele Professor of Mesoamerican Art and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin, and Mark Van Stone, a Maya expert specializing in Maya Hieroglyphs and calligraphy.  They discussed the complete lack of basis in the Mayan calendar system to support any apocalyptic claims this Friday.

Andrew next speaks live with Kristine Larsen, professor of physics and astronomy at Central Connecticut State University, to debunk the astronomical and physical sciences claims.

Storyteller, mythologist and author Michael Meade will join in last to provide background and context regarding apocalypse, apocalypsis (the original term) and why claims regarding 'the end of the world' hold such sway in certain cultures. Michael latest book is Why the World Doesn't End.

Oregon Coast Bridges

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Mon, 12/10/2012

Portland preservationist Ray Allen has written a book about the many bridges of the Oregon Coast Highway. The coast has been a travel route for thousands of years, but it wasn't until the 1930's that a government-sponsored project to build five major bridges was completed, linking North and South, and changing the local economy forever. One man, engineer/architect Conde McCullough, was primarily responsible for the success of the project. Ray Allen talks about the beauty of McCullough's concrete arch bridges, and the challenge of building in remote, rugged locations. He enables us to compare this accomplishment with contemporary challenges such as the Columbia Crossing on Interstate 5.

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Update from the Gaza Strip

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Fri, 11/16/2012

 Rami Almeghari is a journalist and father of two children living in al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza.  He spoke with KBOO Friday morning, November 16th about the latest in the Israeli assault on the coastal strip.

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Economic Update

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Fri, 09/28/2012

Host Richard Wolff interviewed John Curl, author of For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America

You can hear this program by going to the following link for the program "Economic Update":

rdwolff.com/content/economic-update-history-workers-coops

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Beyond Toxics

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Tue, 08/21/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum hosted by Roberta Hall.

Roberta speaks with Beyond Toxics executive director Lisa Arkin, and the outreach director Alison Guzman. Beyond Toxics. Beyond Toxics works toward providing environmentally safe environments for all Oregonians, and is especially interested in assuring environmental justice for all communities.

In the photo: Lisa Arkin (left) and Alison Guzman (right) with a Beyond Toxics flyer between them.

 
 
 

Fighting Coal Transport Through the Pacific Northwest: Reform and Revolution.

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Fri, 08/17/2012

Oregon and Washington have dramatically reduced coal-powered energy generation. As a result coal companies are pushing to export tens of millions of tons of coal from Montana and Wyoming, through Pacific Northwest ports, to Asian markets. The coal would pass through dozens of communities in Oregon and Washington by rail, barge, or ship. Mercury and other toxins from Asian fired coal returns to the Columbia valley as blowback and acid rain.

KBOO's Joe Meyer presents interviews with:
 

Phil Rigdon, Deputy Director for Yakama Nation Department of Natural Resources - http://www.yakamanation-nsn.gov/

Dan Serres the Conservation Director at Columbia Riverkeeper - http://columbiariverkeeper.org/

Paul Cienfuegos a rights based organizer out of Portland, Oregon - http://paulcienfuegos.com/

Bonnie Meltzer, a neighborhood activist - http://www.facebook.com/NorthPortlandCoalCommittee

 The show's emphasis is on what humans can do about it and listens through the lens of reform and revolution.

The music for the show is 'Paradise' by John Prine performed by Johnny Cash.

Aria Minu-Sepehr on "We Heard the Heavens Then", his memoir of a boy in revolutionary Iran

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Mon, 08/13/2012

 Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Aria Minu-Sepehr about his book We Heard the Heavens Then, a memoir of a boy in revolutionary Iran.  Seen through the eyes of a ten year old with unusual access to the two poles of his society – modern and traditional – the tale recounts the rising tension, collision, and eventual fallout of the split.

Following the fall of the Shah of Iran in 1979 and the purges that targeted the author’s class, Aria Minu-Sepehr sought refuge in the United States. The hostage crisis, a year later, would prove that the edicts of the Iranian Revolution could impact the global community and destroy the goodwill of one people for another. Aria Minu-Sepehr has worked to bridge that divide. He has lectured on issues concerning Iranian culture and U.S. foreign policy, and created and directed Forum for Middle East Awareness at Susquehanna University, where he also taught world and Middle Eastern literature. In 2007, an excerpt of We Heard the Heavens Then was awarded the John Guyon Literary Non-Fiction Prize. Aria Minu-Sepehr lives with his family in Oregon.

 
 
 

 

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Correction

 A typo occured with one of our guests, Todd Dalotto on Radiozine this past Friday. Our apologies for the oversight.

 

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