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Episode Archive

Mount Hood Community College 2014 Creative Writing Speaker Series

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Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mount Hood Community College Creative Writing Speaker Series

Local author Lidia Yuknavitch and MHCC Literature and Composition department colleagues, Michele Hampton and Andy Gurevich, launch the MHCC Creative Writing Speaker Series. 

The series brings "innovative, thought-provoking authors, poets, filmmakers and scholars to campus for a series of interdisciplinary readings and discussions."

The 2014 series features Mark Russell, Pam Houston, Tom Spanbauer, Willy Vlautin, and includes a mini-conference on "Writing Sexualities" with Kimberly Dark and Christopher Ryan.

Pam Houston:  March 3, Noon to 1:00
Tom Spanbauer:  April 9, 1:00-2:00
Willy Vlautin:  April 24, Noon to 1:00

Johnson Creek Watershed Council's Watershed Wide event and economic damage from rising sea level

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Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Johnson Creek Watershed Council's Watershed Wide event and economic damage from rising sea level

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Amy Lodholz, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator at the Johnson Creek Watershed Council about their upcoming event Watershed Wide on March 1st.
Watershed Wide is a large-scale volunteer day coordinated among JCWC, other nonprofits, and community partners. There are ten different work sites to choose from that span the whole length of the Watershed – from farmland near Boring into the Sellwood/Milwaukie area.
http://jcwc.org/events/watershed-wide/

Congressman John Lewis on His Life and Work

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Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Congressman John Lewis speaks with host Don Merrill about his life and work

John Lewis is a congressman, writer, activist and one of "Big Six" in the civil rights movement.  He has just written, with two co-authors, a graphic novel called "March".  It is the first in a trilogy that looks back at his career in an effort to present the past to young people as a way to preserve it.  Don Merrill talked with US House of Representatives member John Lewis at the Hotel Deluxe in Portland while he was here on his book tour.

Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing

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Mon, 02/17/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Lynne Segal on "Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with activist, professor and author Lynne Segal about her new book  Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing. In a society where old age is increasingly perceived as shameful, the baby-boomers are simultaneously scapegoated and deprived of power, deemed responsible for present catastrophies but robbed of a role within society. Lynne Segal's book crucially explores an oft forgotten segment of population. 

Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker on the Friday Radiozine

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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker with Kate Welch in a KBOO production room.

Kate Welch interviews Co-filmmakers Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker. They are making a film about the people who they meet on trains. Award winning legendary filmmaker Albert Maysles has made over 30 films. He talks about his early years filming with his brother David as well as his present and future projects.

Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"

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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"

Host Per Fagereng interviews Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"  about US war crimes during the war in Viet Nam.
Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian, essayist, the managing editor of TomDispatch.com, the co-founder of Dispatch Books, and a fellow at the Nation Institute.

Nick Turse speaks at Powell's City of Books on Friday, January 31st at 7: 30PM.

http://www.nickturse.com/

OSU Divest and the Faculty Senate Approval of Resolution for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Stocks

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Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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OSU Divest and the Faculty Senate Approval of Resolution for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Stocks

Oregon State University Divestment

Roberta Hall hosts a feature on the success of OSU Divest in obtaining Faculty Senate approval of a resolution asking the OSU Foundation to divest of fossil fuel stocks and the student government's role in continuing to develop the momentum for divestment.  Jesse Pettibone, OSU sophomore, talks with Roberta about student involvement. We hear the case for divestment made by Ken Winograd, the faculty member who chairs the OSU Divest Committee, and three other faculty members; Mike O'Malley, Cora Borradaile and Richard Clinton.

Photo above Jesse Pettibone; Photo below Ken Winograd.

Health Impacts of Environmental Hazards Such as Toxins with Laurel Kincl

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Mon, 01/27/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Health Impacts of Environmental Hazards Such as Toxins

Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Laurel Kincl, who directs the Outreach and Engagement core of OSU's Environmental Health Science Center. The conversation centers on the interdisciplinary research the Center conducts to determine the health impacts of environmental hazards, such as toxins, and this Center's connections to other research across the country. Laurel Kincl is shown above.

Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

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Thu, 01/16/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

Host Gene Bradley interviews historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his book "Why Read Moby-Dick?" 

Moby-Dick is perhaps the greatest of the Great American Novels, yet its length and esoteric subject matter create an aura of difficulty that too often keeps readers at bay. In his National Book Award- winning bestseller, "In the Heart of the Sea," Nathaniel Philbrick unpacked the story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex, the real-life incident that inspired Melville to write Moby- Dick. Now, he sets his sights on the fiction itself, offering a cabin master’s tour of a spellbinding novel rich with adventure and history.

The Physiology, Sociology and Politics of compassion.

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Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Scholars' Circle Panel on Compassion

From the series Scholars' Circle we feature a panel discussion looking at the physiology, sociology and politics of compassion. 
Featured speakers include Iain Wilkinson, Sociology, University of Kent; Paul Gilbert, Clinical Psychology, University of Derby; James Doty, founder, Director of the Center for Compassion & Altruism Research and Education.

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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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