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Episode Archive

Building a Healthy Community: Health and Housing Experts on Public Health

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Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Building a Healthy Community: Health and Housing Experts on Public Health

Health and Health Care Forum with Roberta Hall
Building a Healthy Community, a 4-hour forum in Albany on Jan. 25, brought together health and housing experts working to address the social determinants of health, one major issue being inadequate or outright unhealthy housing. This radio program provides background on the issues and excerpts from panel discussions. It shows that the way Oregon addresses health care, public health, and our enormous housing needs, is changing—but as the experts discuss some of the problems, it seems that this is only the beginning.  They all agreed that more and better collaboration is needed, and the state is ready for it. 

Johan Rockström: A Swedish Perspective On Climate Change

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Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Johan Rockström: A Swedish Perspective On Climate Change

Given its northern latitude, Sweden is warming more rapidly than many other places in the world. Johan Rockstrom, one of Sweden's leading environmental scholars, joins us this week on Sea Change Radio to discuss his latest book, Big World, Small Planet, in which he details some of the approaches Sweden has taken to reduce carbon emissions and slow the progress of climate change.

http://www.cchange.net/ 

An interview with comedian Hari Kondabolu

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Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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An interview with comedian Hari Kondabolu
Host Ken Jones talks with Hari Kondabolu, who the NY Times calls “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.” 

Currently based in Brooklyn, Hari was discovered in Seattle by the HBO Comedy Festival in 2006, while working as an immigrant rights organizer. He has performed on Late Night with David Letterman, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, John Oliver’s New York Standup Show, and has his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special.

In March 2014, he released his debut comedy album “Waiting for 2042” on the Portland-based Kill Rock Stars label. And he’ll be recording his latest album live at Portland's Mississippi Studios on January 29th and 30th.

Poet Patricia Smith on her Life and Work

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Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Poet Patricia Smith on her Life and Work

Host Grace Cavalieri speaks with Patricia Smith, the author of six books of poetry, including Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah, winner of the 2014 Rebekah Bobbitt Prize from the Library of Congress, the 2013 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and the Phillis Wheatley Award; Savannah was also a finalist for both the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America and the Balcones Prize. Patricia also authored Blood Dazzler, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Teahouse of the Almighty, a National Poetry Series selection. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, The New York Times,TriQuarterly, Tin House, The Washington Post, and in both Best American Poetry and Best American Essays.

Porter Ranch Methane Gas Leak: A Town Hall Meeting

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Fri, 01/15/2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Porter Ranch Methane Gas Leak: A Town Hall Meeting

A special program from Global Voices for Justice featuring a town hall meeting that was held to deal with issues related to health, finance, school, housing, and many other issue as the result of the Porter Ranch Methane Gas Leak. More than 600 residents were in attendance. Speakers include Erin Brockovich, Bob Bokoch, Robin Greenwald and others. 

U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter on Threats Posed by Antibiotics in Livestock

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Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter on Threats Posed by Antibiotics in Livestock

The routine use of antibiotics in livestock contributes to the growing threat of antibiotic resistant infections in humans. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Representative Louise Slaughter, representing the 25th District in New York State, and the only microbiologist in Congress. A tireless advocate for legislation to protect antibiotics, Slaughter speaks about her efforts to pass the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act.

Blacklisted Actress Marsha Hunt, Humanitarian and Longtime Activist

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Thu, 12/31/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Blacklisted Actress Marsha Hunt, Humanitarian and Longtime Activist

The series From the Vault visits with Marsha Hunt " actress, humanitarian and longtime-activist for a variety of social causes including education, homelessness, and world hunger. In 2015, the film documentary Marsha Hunt s Sweet Adversity premiered on the festival circuit, commanding plenty of attention and winning awards to boot; produced and directed by Roger C. Memos, this film about Ms. Hunt s life prominently features a 1962 sound recording from Pacifica Radio Archives in which Hunt, the Reverend John Simmons, and the Reverend Brooks Walker discuss the dangers presented by the rise of reactionary political groups in the United States.

Today! The Rent Crisis: A people's Perspective

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Wed, 12/30/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Renters sos

Today's radiozine will have coverage of the December 16th people's panel sponsored by Know Your City and Portland Tenants Unite! at the Community Warehouse entiteld Rent Crisis: A People's Perspective.
https://www.facebook.com/events/542291982590692/
Click Here to see a video of the event. 

On hand to speak were:

Portland's Demolition Epidemic: What are we losing? Is there a better way forward?

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Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland is experiencing a demolition epidemic and Restore Oregon is working for a better balance
Portland is one of the most developer-friendly cities in the nation and our neighborhoods are losing a century old home a day to the wrecking ball.  Our historic downtown buildings also have little protection from the developer’s bottom line.   Most immediately the Workman's Temple and the Lotus cafe are endangered by a mega-development.

What is the balance between property owner rights and the rights of their neighbors?
How can today’s Portland learn from yesterday’s architecture?
Are other municipalities doing better?

For answers to these questions and more, KBOO's Joe Meyer spoke with Peggy Moretti and Brandon Spencer-Hartle from Restore Oregon (http://RestoreOregon.org).
  

The Role of Public Health in the Prevention of War with Bill Wiist

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Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Role of Public Health in the Prevention of War with Bill Wiist

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall presents a conversation with Bill Wiist that includes excerpts from a talk he gave at Oregon State University titled, "The Role of Public Health in the Prevention of War."

Professor Wiist is a member of the Public Health Working Group on the Primary Prevention of War, and a courtesy faculty member of OSU's Global Health program, as well as a retired member of the Northern Arizona University faculty.

The international working group is advocating for all departments of Public Health to integrate into their curriculum courses on peace advocacy and the prevention of war, courses that also teach students about the effects of war on public health.

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Fen Montaigne, author of "Fraser's Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica."

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Mon, 12/13/2010

 Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Fen Montaigne, author of "Fraser's Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica." Journalist and author Fen Montaigne discusses the beauty of Antarctica, the lives of the Adelie penguins and the details of the work of scientist Bill Fraser. Fraser has worked in Antarctica since 1975. He has documented how the part of Antarctica that is home to Adelie penguins and other wildlife has warmed faster than almost any place on earth. No creature has been more profoundly affected by the changes than the Adelie, who depends on sea ice to survive.

Radiozine on 11/24/10

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Wed, 11/24/2010

Host Dave Mazza interviews travel writer Jeff Greenwald about his experiences in Nepal in the '90s during the "people power" uprising.  His new book Snake Lake explores his time beneath the Himalayas as he wins the friendship of a high lama who reveals the pillars of Tibetan Buddhism; embarks on a passionate romance; and discovers what democracy means to rural Nepalese citizens -- all while covering the revolution for a major US newspaper.

  • Length: 27:35 minutes (18.94 MB)
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Linda Neale on the Earth and Spirit Council and Grandmother Maria Alice

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Mon, 11/22/2010

 Linda Neale on the Earth and Spirit Council and Grandmother Maria Alice

Host Sue Supriano interviews Linda Neale of the Earth and Spirit Council about their event with Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. She will be speaking on Our Sacred Planet, Our Sacred Mother: The Preservation of Spirit and Nature

The Natural Way-Indigenous Voices Speaker Series is to honor all traditions that value the earth. The Natural Way provides a forum for those who strive to preserve and enhance earth-based, sustainable living to share their traditions, knowledge and beliefs about the earth.”

Maria alice

Grandmother Maria Alice is a member of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers that represent a global alliance of prayer, education and healing for our Mother Earth and all her inhabitants. One of the Council's goals is to “. . protect our diverse cultures: lands, medicines, language and ceremonial ways of prayer through projects that educate and nurture our children.” Addressing the Grandmothers Council for the first time, Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire said, “I believe we have all been guided to be here and we will be guided to do what we came here to do. We cannot say we are of this race or that one. We have all been everything in our many lives, and now our paths cross for us to connect from many different faiths and cultures. But we are all the same flame in life.”

 

Harold McGee and Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Food and Recipes.

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Mon, 11/15/2010

 Hosted by Eugene Bradley

Host Eugene Bradley interviews Harold McGee, noted food expert and award-winning author of the culinary bible "On Food and Cooking" and "The Curious Cook" column in The New York Times. They discuss McGee's new book, "Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Food and Recipes."

Michael Shuman on The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition, Part 2

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Fri, 10/22/2010

This is Part 2 of a talk by Michael Shuman, Director for Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. An economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, Shuman is one of the nation’s leading experts on community economics. He has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age . He spoke in Portland after the publication of The Small Mart Revolution in 2006.

http://small-mart.org/

  • Length: 72:36 minutes (49.85 MB)
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Robert Scheer on his latest book: "The Great American Stickup"

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Fri, 10/22/2010

Per Fagereng hosts. The guest is veteran journalist Robert Scheer, editor in chief of Truthdig. They will discuss Scheer’s latest book, “The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street” (Nation Books), which was released on September 7, 2010.
Scheer has built a reputation for strong social and political writing over his 30 years as a journalist. His columns appear in newspapers across the country, and his in-depth interviews have made headlines. He conducted the famous Playboy magazine interview in which Jimmy Carter confessed to the lust in his heart and he went on to do many interviews for the Los Angeles Times with Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and many other prominent political and cultural figures.
Between 1964 and 1969 he was Vietnam correspondent, managing editor and editor in chief of Ramparts magazine. From 1976 to 1993 he served as a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, writing on diverse topics such as the Soviet Union, arms control, national politics and the military. In 1993 he launched a nationally syndicated column based at the Los Angeles Times, where he was named a contributing editor.  That column ran weekly for the next 12 years and is now based at Truthdig.
Scheer  is currently a clinical professor of communications at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Scheer has written nine books, including “Thinking Tuna Fish, Talking Death: Essays on the Pornography of Power”; “With Enough Shovels: Reagan, Bush and Nuclear War”; “America After Nixon: The Age of Multinationals”; with his son Christopher and Lakshmi Chaudhry, “The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us about Iraq”; “Playing President: “My Close Encounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I and Clinton—and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush”; and “The Pornography of Power: How Defense Hawks Hijacked 9/11 and Weakened America.

Michael Shuman on The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition

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Fri, 10/22/2010

This is Part 1 of a talk by Michael Shuman, Director for Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. An economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, Shuman is one of the nation’s leading experts on community economics. He has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age . He spoke in Portland after the publication of The Small Mart Revolution in 2006.

http://small-mart.org/

  • Length: 35:53 minutes (32.85 MB)
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Leslie Marmon Silko talks about her new memoir, "The Turquoise Ledge"

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Mon, 10/18/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Leslie Marmon Silko, a former professor of English and fiction writing and the author of novels, short stories, essays, poetry, articles, and filmscripts. She has won prizes, fellowships, and grants from such sources as the National Endowment for the Arts and The Boston Globe. She was the youngest writer to be included in The Norton Anthology of Women's Literature, for her short story "Lullaby." Ms. Silko now lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Silko's work is primarily concerned with the relations between different cultures and between humans and the natural world. Silko was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and grew up at Laguna Pueblo. The Pueblo has been home to members of her family for generations and is where she learned traditional stories and legends from her grandmother Lilly and her aunt Susie.

Leslie Marmon Silko will talk about her new memoir, "The Turquoise Ledge," which combines memoir with family history and reflections on the creatures that command her attention and inform her vision of the world, taking readers along on her daily walks through the arroyos and ledges of the Sonoran desert in Arizona.

 

Robert Michael Pyle chronicles search for 800 butterflies in "Mariposa Road"

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Thu, 09/30/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Robert Michael Pyle, the author of fourteen books, including Chasing Monarchs, Where Bigfoot Walks, and Wintergreen, which won the John Burroughs Medal. A Yale-trained ecologist and a Guggenheim fellow, he is a full-time writer living in southwestern Washington. He'll talk about his new book, Mariposa Road, which tracks his search for as many of the 800 American butterflies as he can find.   Like Pyle’s classic Chasing Monarchs, Mariposa Road recounts his adventures, high and low, in tracking down butterflies in his own low-tech, individual way. Accompanied by Marsha, his cottonwood-limb butterfly net; Powdermilk, his 1982 Honda Civic with 345,000 miles on the odometer; and the small Leitz binoculars he has carried for more than thirty years, Bob ventured out in a series of remarkable trips from his Northwest home.

Writer Yiyun Li on her book, "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl"

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Wed, 09/29/2010

Host Bruce Silverman speaks with Yiyun Li about her new collection of short stories, "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl."

Yiyun Li grew up in Beijing and came to the United States in 1996. Her stories and essays have been published in The New Yorker, Best American Short Stories, O Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and awards from Lannan Foundation and Whiting Foundation. Her debut collection, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, PEN/Hemingway Award, Guardian First Book Award, and California Book Award for first fiction; it was also shortlisted for Kiriyama Prize and Orange Prize for New Writers. Her novel, The Vagrants, won the gold medal of California Book Award for fiction. She was selected by Granta as one of the 21 Best Young American Novelists under 35, and was named by The New Yorker as one of the top 20 writers under 40. She is a contributing editor to the Brooklyn-based literary magazine, A Public Space. She lives in Oakland, California with her husband and their two sons, and teaches at University of California, Davis.

  • Length: 26:07 minutes (23.91 MB)
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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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