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Episode Archive

Sea Change Radio Interview with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal on the Wilderness Act

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Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sea Change Radio Interview with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal on the Wilderness Act

We hear an episode of Sea Change Radio featuring a wild discussion with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal, as we honor the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Wilderness Act of 1964. Mark shares his misgivings about what he views to be a technological threat to some of nature's most mysterious spots and how much of our wild is already pretty tame. Then, he and host Alex Wise delve into conservation policy and talk about the surprising number of bipartisan conservation bills that unsurprisingly have not yet been passed by Congress. 
http://www.cchange.net/

March on Against Monsanto! Momentum builds against genetically modified organisms in our food.

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Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Anti-GMO initiative victories on Tuesday, campaign for GMO labelling, Saturday's March and more...

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;

Mark Lakeman on the Village Building Convergence Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 1st

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Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mark Lakeman on the Village Building Convergence Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 1st

We speak with visionary architect Mark Lakeman of City Repair about the upcoming Village Building Convergence, which is described as a conference/festival/neighborhood improvement day.

The event features workshops and keynote speakers. celebrations of public art, lavish decorations, communal dinners, local bands and a lot of work to directly improve spaces which the public either owns or has access to. 

http://vbc.cityrepair.org/index.php?id=1

Martin Blank on The Dangers of Cell Phones and Wifi + lawyer Dafna Tachover on Israeli Wifi Lawsuit

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Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Martin Blank on The Dangers of Cell Phones and Wifi + lawyer Dafna Tachover on Israeli Wifi Lawsuit
Edited to remove the pitch breaks. Dafna starts at 27:31.
We have known that electromagnetic radiation causes a variety of harmful biological effects for scores of years.  Yet, the wireless industry has been very effective at casting doubt, much like the tobacco industry with secondhand smoke.

Dr. James Gordon on his book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"

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Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. James Gordon on his book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Dr. James Gordon about his new book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression." 

Dr. James Gordon will be speaking in Portland on Friday, May 16th, at 7PM as part of "Healing Hearts, Minds and Bodies: Keys to Emotional and Mental Wellbeing, and Pathways to Getting There."

Friday, May 16, 6 - 9 pm (5:30 registration)
Opening speaker: Gayathri Ramprasad, 6-7PM
Keynote address: Dr. James Gordon, 7-9PM

Saturday, May 17, 7:30 am – 6 pm
• Continuing education & community workshops
• Panel discussion
• Health and exhibitor resource fair
• Luncheon table talks

5/2 - Sarah van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! magazine

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Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sarah van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! magazine

The guest is Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and executive editor of YES! magazine. Sarah leads the framing and development of each issue of YES! She'll talk about the current issue "Education Uprising" and the forthcoming issue on Media and Storytellers. 

Full Disclosure: Joe Lewis

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Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Full Disclosure: Joe Lewis

Jimmy Tardy hosts S. Brian Willson and Mike Hastie in the KBOO studios when we talk with Kent State shootings survivor Joe Lewis. Joe was the closest shooting victim to the "National Guard" unit that opened fire on students protesting the announced expansion of the Vietnam War into Laos and Cambodia. Join us on the anniversary of Nixon's announcement as we talk about the shootings, the war and what it all means.
This discussion is part of the ongoing effort known as Full Disclosure, an answer to the White House's 12 year long effort to mythologize and trumpet the Vietnam War as a noble cause.

Boom, Bust, Boom: Copper Mining in the 21st Century

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Tue, 04/29/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bill Carter's book "Boom, Bust, Boom" is an expose of copper mining.

Bill Carter moved to a former copper mining town because he liked the scenery and the counterculture population. He started a vegetable garden, but got sick when he ate from it. He then learned that his yard was made from mine tailings. He looked into the copper industry, and his book Boom, Bust, Boom is the result. 

Learn more at www.boombustboombook.com

Hemp Bound

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Mon, 04/28/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Doug Fine, author of Hemp Unbound, will talk about the latest R&D on hemp cultivation

Doug Fine, author of Hemp Unbound, will talk about the latest research and agricultural development of "the billion-dollar plant that’s going to change our diet and farms, help restore our soil, and wean us from petroleum."

"Momenta", a documentary film about the threat of Big Coal

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:30am - 11:50am
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"Momenta", a documentary film about the threat of Big Coal

The guests are Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of Columbia Riverkeeper and Eric Wallis, producer of "Momenta,a documentary film which captures stories from the mines of Montana and Wyoming to the ports of the Pacific Northwest that are threatened by Big Coal. Momenta is screening this Monday night, April 28th, at the Clinton Street Theater.

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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

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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/

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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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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.

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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