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Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT

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Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT
Host Gene Bradley speaks with Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, which was just released in paperback. 

The book looks at how President Teddy Roosevelt effectively used the bully pulpit to compel the press to cover abuses in commerce, and was successful in pushing many major reforms through Congress.  

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, historian, and political commentator. She is currently featured in Ken Burns’s PBS series on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. 

Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet
The Portland VegFest is happening Saturday & Sunday September 27 & 28, 10am-6pm at the Oregon Convention Center - Exhibit Hall A, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland.
Host Kristin Yount speaks with Peter Spendelow, the President of Northwest Veg, the producer of VegFest, and Bonnie Hildebrand, Event Coordinator for Northwest Veg, about the upcoming VegFest; the environmental impacts of food choices and the benefits of plant based diets.

http://nwveg.org/vegfest_eventinfo_2014

Two Rivers, One City

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Two Rivers, One City
Jasmine Zimmer Stucky of the Columbia River Keeper and Faduma Ali of Groundwork Portland talk about Two Rivers, One City, an educational event scheduled to take place on September 9, 2014, from 6-8PM, at the Charles Jordan Community Center. The event will serve to educate, empower, and mobilize local communities to take action towards creating a liveable community—free from pollution and toxicity.

Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

We hear about the Justice Begins with Seeds Conference and Film Series. The Conference is Sat and Sun, Sept 13-14.  There will be fifty speakers, including top environmental experts from around the US, at this conference. We speak with organizer Miguel Robles.

http://biosafetyalliance.org/

David Rolf, President of SEIU 775 on the connections between economic and environmental health

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Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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David Rolf, President of SEIU 775 on the connections between economic and environmental health

Today's average American workers earn about the same as they did in 1970 when adjusted for inflation. So what happens to sustainability in the face of this trend?

From the series Sea Change Radio host Alex Wise of Sea Change Radio speaks with David Rolf, president of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU 775, about the interconnections between economic and environmental health and ponder how a movement to improve wages and work conditions can also support efforts to protect the earth. 

(Healthwatch returns next week.)

Oregon writer Doug Matheson, author of "actually THINKING vs. just BELIEVING"

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Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Oregon writer Doug Matheson, author of "actually THINKING vs. just BELIEVING"
Host Per Fagereng speaks with Oregon author Doug Matheson about his new book "actually THINKING vs. just BELIEVING."

Panel on Banning Land Mines and the History of Land Mines in Laos

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Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Panel on Banning Land Mines and the History of Land Mines in Laos
On the Radiozine today we feature excerpts from a recent Portland panel discussion on the need to ban land mines.
The event was organized and introduced by Lynn Bradach, an advocate with Handicap International. She lost her son, a U.S. Marine, when his team accidentally detonated a cluster bomb in Iraq.
Ms Bradach has spent time in Laos, one of the most heavily cluster-bomb contaminated countries in the world.

Dan Austin Interview about Bike In Movie at Hawthorne Hostel and Economic Update with Rick Wolff

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Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Dan Austin Interview about Bike In Movie at Hawthorne Hostel and Economic Update with Rick Wolff
We speak with writer and filmmaker Dan Austin, who will be at the Hawthorne Hostel tomorrow night for their annual Bike In Movie event, the documentary “True Fans.”
At 11:15 we'll hear the latest installment of Economic Update with host Richard Wolff speaking with Professor James Russell about the Retirement Crisis in the US.
http://www.democracyatwork.info/radio/

Combat Paper Project: Transforming Military Uniforms into Sheets of Handmade Paper

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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Combat Paper Project: Transforming Military Uniforms into Sheets of Handmade Paper

Guest Drew Cameron talks about his work with the Combat Paper Project. He is currently artist in residence at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland. 

Drew Cameron is co-founder of Combat Paper Project, a national program that works directly with communities affected by combat to transform military uniforms into sheets of handmade paper, which become works of art. During his residency, Cameron is accepting donated clothing to use in his papermaking process. The objects produced will be encoded with memory, becoming unique portraits of former owners.

Moms Demand Action and Promoting Health and Safety and Measures to Keep Children Safe from Violence

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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Moms Demand Action and Promoting Health and Safety and Measures to Keep Children Safe from Violence
Health and Health Care Forum with host Roberta Hall

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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.”

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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."

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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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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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.

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Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the health effects of global warming.

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Mon, 09/27/2010

Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's show features Part 2 of an interview with Dr. Catherine Thomasson, past president ofPhysicians for Social Responsibility, on the health effects of global warming.

Catherine Thomasson is the author of Health Implications of a Nuclear Crisis with Iran, World Affairs Journal. Summer 2007, vol 11.

"Dream of the Turquoise Bee" - Cultural diplomacy in Tibet

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Wed, 09/22/2010

Stephanie Potter interviews Dianne Aigaki who is a botanical artist and consultant for nonprofit organizations worldwide, who lives between India, Tibet and Mexico. Aigaki moved to Dharamsala, India at the foot of the Himalayas in 1996, and began working as a volunteer consultant for the Tibetan Exile Government.

During her years in Dharamsala, Aigaki learned to speak Tibetan and built a stone house with extensive gardens. She trained over 300 members of the Tibetan Exile Government and Tibetan nonprofit organizations to write project management plans and funding proposals, and has served as an intermediary for them in securing funding. These projects have ranged from water sanitation, pesticide- free agriculture, electric fencing to keep elephants out of crops, medical care and counseling for torture survivors, to building schools for thousands of Tibetan refuges who are orphans.

In 2000 and 2001, she coordinated and was the primary spokesperson for the highly successful Gyudmed Tantric Monastery Compassion Tours in the United States — traveling with six Tibetan Buddhist monks to thirteen cities each year and raising $500,000 for needed infrastructure, educational and health projects at their monastery in South India.

Diane Aigaki is presenting "The Dream of the Turquoise Bee: Cultural Diplomacy in Eastern Tibeta Slideshow/Presentation on Wednesday, September 22nd at 7PM at the Mazama Mountaineering Center at 527 SE 43rd Ave. in Portland.

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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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