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Episode Archive

Shopping the Planet to Death

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Fri, 11/15/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Shopping the Planet to Death

Radio Ecoschock Show with host Alex Smith

Growthbusters producer Dave Gardner on municipal growth Ponzi schemes. Plus hot green "sermon": direct action vs consumer stupor - by Reverend Billy Talens of the Church of Stop Shopping.

Tuskegee Airmen

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Tuskegee Airmen
Surviving Tuskegee airmen visited Portland on November 7th, speaking at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus. The Tuskegee airmen were the first African-American aviators in the U.S. armed forces. The Tuskegee Airmen were subjected to racial discrimination, both within and outside the army. Back in the 1950s, there were 1,000 Tuskegee Airmen. There are now less than 200 remaining. Kristin Yount produced this program

Improbability Drive

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Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Social Media and the Modern Writer: Opening Doors or Dumbing us Down?

Author, travel writer and blogger Joshua Samuel Brown explores the uses and pitfalls of Social Media with writers from a variety of disciplines.  Guests include Senior Researcher for the Asia division of Human Rights Watch Phelim Kine, Veteran Lonely Planet Guidebook Author Celeste Brash, Portland-based author and e-book publisher Cheri Lasota, and poet, Yale professor and philosopher of Literature Richard Deming.
 

Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

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Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

From the Radio Ecoshock Show 

Washington University's Peter Ward specializes in the 4 past extinctions from global warming. He's appeared on TV, author of 14 books, and warns rising seas will change America forever.

Dr. Morgan Schaller of Rutgers tells us about a sudden heating event 55 million years ago when Earth warmed 9 degrees in 13 years. Could it happen again? 

Plus Stephanie Goodwin of Greenpeace on the "Arctic 30" protesters being held for months in a Russian prison, after climbing on an Arctic drilling platform. Why are they charged with "piracy"? 

Anne Katherine discusses her book Boundaries in an Overconnected World

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Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Discussion of how to set boundaries
Therapist and writer Anne Katherine talks about her new book "Boundaries in an Overconnected World: Setting Limits to Preserve Your Focus, Privacy, Relationships, and Sanity." Anne Katherine specializes in helping people with boundaries, eating disorders, and food addiction. She wrote the first book on boundaries for a mass audience, "Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin." www.annekatherine.org

Health Care and Issues for the African American/Black community in Oregon

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Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Members of the Portland African American Health Coalition on services and the upcoming Wellness Fair
Host Paula Small speaks with members of the local African-American Health Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting & improving health/wellness in Oregon's Black/African-American community and beyond. They will discuss year-round services provided by the Coalition to the general community and the upcoming Wellness Fair (October 12th), which offers information & enrollment for uninsured in the Cover Oregon program, among others. http://aahc-portland.org/

"Alternative Care" as a Fully Accepted Part of Mainstream Medical Care

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Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Recent progress in expanding definition of health care to include "alternative" care

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with chiropractor-lobbyist Vern Saboe about recent progress in expanding various publicly or partly public sponsored health care reforms to offer what has heretofore been thought of as "alternative" care from naturopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, acupuncturists, and others as fully accepted parts of the mainstream of medical care. The "establishment" is still resistant to this, but the law and the public are on the other side.

The Moral Aspects of Fighting Climate Change

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Fri, 09/20/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on climage activism
Radiozine Katleen Dean Moore

Host Paul Roland speaks with Kathleen Dean Moore, philosopher, nature writer, public speaker, and defender of all that is wild. Her work brings together the art of the essay, the wisdom of the natural world, and the moral clarity of philosophy to explore our place on the planet and our responsibilities for its thriving. 

Radiozine on 09/09/13

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Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Local filmmaker Andy Norris talks about his new documentary film, Targeting Iran.

Host Ren Green talks to local filmmaker Andy Norris about his new documentary film, Targeting Iran.

Radiozine on 09/06/13

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Fri, 09/06/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Capitalism Works for Me! True or False

We hear an excerpt from the program Economic Update with host Richard Wolff.

Richard Wolff interviews Steven Lambert, an artist and social activist, about his work, including his national tour of “Capitalism Works For Me! True/False” – a 9 x 20ft sign allowing people to vote on whether capitalism worked for them .

Lambert has collaborated with groups from the Yes Men to the Graffiti Research Lab and Greenpeace. 

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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



Radiozine

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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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