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Episode Archive

"The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder" by David J. Morris

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Mon, 02/09/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder" by David J. Morris
We speak with David J. Morris, author of the new book "The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder."

In his work Morris draws on his own battles with post-traumatic stress, interviews with others and forays into the scientific, literary, and cultural history of the illness.

David J. Morris is a former Marine infantry officer, and journalist who has covered the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for Slate, Salon, the Los Angeles TImes, The Nation and other outlets.
 

935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity" with Charles Lewis

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Fri, 02/06/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity" with Charles Lewis

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with investigative journalist and best-selling author Charles Lewis about his new book, "935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity."  In this book Charles Lewis, the founder of the Center for Public Integrity, examines the control, manipulation and misuse of information by groups and individuals wielding power. 

“At a time when truth is under siege, acclaimed investigative reporter Charles Lewis has given us a gripping insider’s guide to a new journalistic ecosystem which is exposing lies, greed, and abuses of power across the globe. For citizens everywhere who care about truth-telling and holding those in power accountable.”

Exclusive Interview: Catherine Mater on Why She Was Fired from the OR Transportation Commission

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Fri, 01/30/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Catherine Mater Speaks Out on Why She Was Fired from the Oregon Transportation Commission

Why did Governor Kitzhaber fire Catherine Mater from the Oregon Transportaion Commission after she cast the tie-breaking vote against the Port of St Helen's application for $2 million to benefit a coal shipping project with Ambre Energy? In this interview for KBOO with host Roberta Hall, Mater gives a full explanation of the Commission’s proc

Dr. Vern Saboe on the Rights of Injured Workers under Oregon Law

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Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Vern Saboe on the Rights of Injured Workers under Oregon Law
Health and Health Care Forum

Dr. Vern Saboe talks with host host Roberta Hall about injured workers' rights, specifically, the right under Oregon law to choose what treatment provider s/he sees after an injury on the job. In some cases, injured workers do not know their rights and are sent directly to a clinic of the employer’s choosing. We discuss a proposed legislative remedy and how this remedy has been blocked when it has come before the legislature in the past. In this discussion we learn about a means by which the will of legislators, and by extension the will of the people who elect them, can be circumvented, not just in this type of case but perhaps others as well.

From Economic Update "Spinning Out of Control" with host Richard Wolff

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Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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From Economic Update "Spinning Out of Control" with host Richard Wolff
Economic Update with host Richard Wolff: Spinning Out of Control  

Updates on Obama's SOTU speech, ECB pumps up money supply to stimulate Europe, forgiving Greece's (just like Germany's) debts, and US housing extremes. Response to questions on global wealth inequality and Switzerland's currency maneuvers. Interview with Dr. Harriet Fraad on US economy's disastrous impact on children.

http://rdwolff.com/

The Rev. Madison Shockley on the capacity of terrorists of all types to exploit all religions

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Mon, 01/19/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The Rev. Madison Shockley on the capacity of terrorists of all types to exploit all religions
From the Series Truthdig Radio we hear an interview with The Rev. Madison Shockley, who says it's wrong to think of terrorists as Islamic or Christian.

Image The Rev. Madison Shockley
Zuade Kaufman / Truthdig

http://www.truthdig.com/

The Rev. Madison Shockley is the pastor of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ (UCC) in Carlsbad, Calif.  Originally ordained in the African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1979, he has served churches in St. Louis, Denver, Seattle and Los Angeles. Shockley, who was raised in Mid-city Los Angeles, was active in Los Angeles politics before being called to Pilgrim Church in 2004.

Techno Solutionism: Building "Substitute" Nature Why Technology Will Not Save the World

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Fri, 01/16/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Michael Huesemann and John Greer on Techno Solutionism

We hear another panel discussion from the Teach-In on why Technology will not save the world recorded at the TEACH-IN: TECHNO-UTOPIANISM & THE FATE OF THE EARTH October 25-26, Great Hall of the Cooper Union in New York City. It was organized by THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON GLOBALIZATION.

This panel on Techno Solutionism: Building "Substitute" Nature features:

Michael Huesemann, a research scientist with a special interest in sustainability and critical science. He has specialized in environmental biotechnology for more than 25 years. His books include Techno-Fix: Why Technology Won't Save Us or the Environment.

Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation

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Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation
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Host S.W. Conser speaks with Spike from Spike and Mike's Festival of Animation about the special engagement screening of the 2015 Spike and Mike Festival of Animation at the Portland Convention Center as part of the Wizard World Portland Comic Con Jan 23 - 25. 

The special Festival of Animation screening contains 3 entirely unique festivals: the 30th Anniversary Award Winning Animation Festival, a Pop Culture Animation Festival & the annual Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation.  Featured are Award Winning animations from 11 different countries who have gotten critical acclaim from Oscars, Sundance, Cannes and many other prestigious institutions.


A Dream Remembered?: Martin Luther King Jr and the Grassroots Civil Rights Movement

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Mon, 01/12/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A Dream Remembered?: Martin Luther King Jr and the Grassroots Civil Rights Movement

From the series: Making Contact we hear "A Dream Remembered?: Martin Luther King Jr and the Grassroots Civil Rights Movement." 

On the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28th 1963, Martin Luther King Jr delivered one of the most famous speeches of all time. But it nearly didn't happen. On this special edition of Making Contact for MLK Day, Gary Younge, author of The Speech talks about Martin Luther King Junior's Dream and the story behind it.

Gary Younge, author of The Speech: Martin Luther King Jr's Dream and the Story Behind It .

Special thanks to the New School for use of their recording.

http://www.radioproject.org/

Water Worlds: Teach me How to Riffle

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Fri, 01/02/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Water World Episode 3 Teach me how to RIFFLE
Water World: Episode 3, Janurary 2, 2015

Kristin Yount interviews Don Blair. Don Blair was on the team that produced the RIFFLE or Remote Field Logger Electronics. The RIFFLE can test salinity, turbidity and conductivity of water bodies. The at-home tester, civic scientist or inquisitive mind can operate a RIFFLE by immearsing the thing in a local body of water in a two liter bottle.

For more go to
http://publiclab.org/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8HmB9FN6lk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-L-WFSRkyXk

Given the state of affairs with changing water-sheds it is important for every person to understand where our water comes from and what are the signs that our water quality has changed. 

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Jerry Mander on Capitalism and the movement for a better economic system

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Tue, 02/24/2015
 Host Paul Roland speaks with author and activist Jerry Mander about corporations, capitalism and the movement for a new economy. His newest book is The Capitalism Papers-Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System (2013). Mander is one of the plenary speakers at the Economics of Happiness Conference in Portland next weekend.

http://www.localfutures.org/event/usa-economics-of-happiness-conference-...

Mander is Chair of the International Forum on Globalization, encouraging global resistance to advancing corporate rule since 1993. An ex-advertising executive, Mander is also a best-selling author. His previous books include: Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television (1977);  In the Absence of the Sacred (1989); and The Case Against the Global Economy (1996).
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A Conversation with Helena Norberg-Hodge

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Thu, 02/19/2015
Helena Norberg-Hodge interviewed by Paul Roland from her home in Australia. The author, activist and film producer will be in Portland for the Economics of Happiness Conference February 27 to March 1.  
 http://www.localfutures.org/event/the-economics-of-happiness-conference-portland/:  
From Wikipedia:
Norber-Hodge is an analyst of the impact of the global economy on cultures and agriculture worldwide, a pioneer of the localization movement, and the articulator of the core ideas of 
Counter-development. She is producer and co-director of the award-winning documentary, The Economics of Happiness and is the founder and director of Local Futures/International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC).[1] Based in the US and UK, with subsidiaries in SwedenGermanyAustralia, and Ladakh, Local Futures' mission is to examine the root causes of our social and environmental crises, while promoting more sustainable and equitable patterns of living in both North and South. Its activities include The Economics of Happiness, The Ladakh Project,[1] and Global to Local Outreach.

Helena Norberg-Hodge is co-director and producer of The Economics of Happiness, a 68 minute documentary made by Local Futures in 2011. The film describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, all around the world people are resisting those policies, demanding a re-regulation of trade and finance—and, far from the old institutions of power, they’re starting to forge a very different future. Communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm – an economics of localization.

The Economics of Happiness has been shown around in the world and been featured in more than twenty film festivals. It won Best in Show at the Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival in Florida and Best Director Award at the EkoFilm Festival in the Czech Republic.
Ms. Norberg-Hodge is on the International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture, launched with the support of the government of Tuscany. She is also a member of the editorial board of The Ecologist magazine and a co-founder of the International Forum on Globalisation and the Global Ecovillage Network
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From the Local Futures website page on the "Economics of Happiness" Conference http://www.localfutures.org/event/the-economics-of-happiness-conference-portland/:

 

There is an alternative. In fact, there are many!

All around the world, thousands of initiatives are demonstrating that we can create a better future: resilient communities, healthier ecosystems, equitable economies. Now we need to connect the dots, get together, translate understanding into action, and build a global to local movement!

Join us at the Economics of Happiness conference to discuss, discover and devise better systems for now and the future. Get involved in a new project. Find out how to make your work more effective. Link up with local initiatives. Debate the details. Explore new policies. Deconstruct the old. See the connections. Articulate solutions. Get engaged in creating new economy – one that works for people and the planet!

The program will include plenaries, panels, interactive workshops and other participatory sessions. The wide range of inter-connected topics will include: local food, public policy, democracy, local business, the commons, cooperatives, local finance, spirituality, connecting to nature, economic indicators, health, education, bridging the North-South divide, the new economy movement, climate justice, cultural diversity, biodiversity, environmental justice, income inequality, and the impact of the economy on our psychological well-being.

 

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.

 
 
 

Comments

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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