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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 - 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.

Writer Angie Chuang on her book "The Four Word for Home"

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Writer Angie Chuang on her book "The Four Word for Home"

Host Lisa Loving speaks with writer and educator Angie Chuang about her new book "The Four Word for Home." Angie Chuang takes on an assignment to “find the human face of the country we’re about to bomb” weeks after the 2001 terrorist attacks. Her five-year journey into the lives of the Shirzai family transports her far beyond journalism. She travels to their homeland Afghanistan, and becomes intimately involved with the family’s story of loss and triumph over war.

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Lewis and Clark law school professor Dan Rohlf on the BP oil spill

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Mon, 05/31/2010

 

Hosted by: Kathleen Stephenson
 
Moratorium on off-shore oil drilling and other legal issues related to the BP spill

Lewis and Clark law school professor Dan Rohlf discusses some of the legal issues involved in the BP oil spill and the moratorium on off-shore oil drilling.

Associate Professor Dan Rohlf teaches Wildlife Law, Environmental Litigation, and other courses in the law school's environmental and natural resources program. He also directs the Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center (PEAC), the law school's environmental law clinic). 

 

Juliet Schor and PLENITUDE: The New Economics of True Wealth

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Mon, 05/24/2010

Hosted By Michelle Shhroeder Fletcher

Juliet Schor talks about her latest book, PLENITUDE: The New Economics of True Wealth. Schor argues that the old way out of an economic downturn―a debt-financed consumer boom―is no longer a viable option.

Suggesting a radical shift in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live, PLENITUDE is a primer for transitioning toward a sustainable economy as well as a richer, more balanced life. Though Schor stresses making environmentally sound choices, she has not written a polemic on sacrifice: rather she contends that through new sources of wealth, green technologies, and different lifestyles, individuals and the country as a whole can actually be better off and more economically secure. 
 

Juliet B. Schor’s research has focused on the economics of work, spending, environment, and the consumer culture. She is the author of Born to Buy, The Overworked American, and The Overspent American. Schor is a professor of sociology at Boston College, a former member of the Harvard economics department, and a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. She is also a cofounder of the Center for a New American Dream, an organization devoted to ecologically and socially sustainable lifestyles

 

Gay & Grey PDX Expo

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Mon, 05/17/2010

 The upcoming Gay and Grey PDX Expo which will address the social, health and housing needs of Metro Portland’s emerging LGBTQI community. The event offers free health consultations & fitness evaluations, gay friendly senior service information, LGBTQI senior housing resources, break-out sessions, presentations, food and music – even free chair massages and light acupuncture.   A detailed schedule of events is available on the event website, www.gayandgreypdx.org

The guests are Carol French who wrote the curriculum that Friendly House uses for diversity training and Marie “Max” Micozzi-Jones, the Chair of Gay & Grey PDX. She works for Providence ElderPlace, both a partner in creating the event, and the lead sponsor of the event!

 

 

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Kurt Hoelting and The Circumference of Home: One Man's Year-Long Quest For A Radically Local Life

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Mon, 05/10/2010

 Hosted by Kathleen Stephenson

Northwest author Kurt Hoelting discusses his journey, which he details in The Circumference of Home: One Man's Yearlong Quest for a Radically Local Life. Hoelting, a Zen wilderness guide, traded in his car and air transportation for a kayak, a bike, and his own feet, traveling a radius of roughly 60 miles for a serious look at climate change.

Chris Hedges on the Far Right: "Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"

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Fri, 04/30/2010

Host Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher interviews Chris Hedges about his article "Facing the Threat from the Far Right: Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"   Chris Hedges, whose column is published Mondays on Truthdig, is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans.  Hedges was part of the team of reporters at The New York Times awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism.  He has written nine books, including Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009), I Don’t Believe in Atheists (2008) and the best-selling American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (2008). His book War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2003) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.

Tim Wise discusses: "Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege"

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Fri, 04/30/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Tim Wise about his recent article "Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege" on redroom.com.  (The article was incorrectly titled "Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black” on Alternet.)   Tim Wise is one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the U.S. He has spoken on hundreds of college campuses around the nation. He has provided anti-racism trainings to many, many groups throughout the country.
Tim Wise is one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the U.S. He has spoken on hundreds of college campuses around the nation. He has provided anti-racism trainings to many, many groups throughout the country.
Tim Wise is the author of the books: White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son;
Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White
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Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections from an Angry White Male;
and Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama.
His forthcoming book from City Lights is Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity.

Challenging Robotic Warfare and Social Control with Peter Lumsdaine

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Mon, 04/19/2010

 Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Peter Lumsdaine who has worked for over 20 years with nonprofit programs addressing peace and international security, as well as global economic, ecological and cultural issues. 

Peter Lumsdaine has conducted unauthorized investigations into advanced weapons and surveillance programs within the security zones of US Strategic Command facilities, and has also gathered information from inside the US prison system.

After serving as interim co-pastor at Boise's Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship and conducting meetings at the 2009 Mennonite national convention, Lumsdaine organized the inter/national Alliance to Resist Robotic Warfare & Society (ARROWS), the first organization of its kind, and initiated planning for the first civil society conference ever held on challenging robotic warfare. 

The conference, Challenging Robotic Warfare and Social Control will be held April 16th through 18th in Hood River, Oregon - followed by a nonviolent witness action on Monday April 19th at Boeing's rapidly expanding military drone facilities there in the Columbia Gorge.

Veterans for Peace Chapter 72 is bringing in Peter Lumsdaine to Portland on Monday April 19 at the Friends Meeting House at 43rd and SE Stark, 7-9PM. $5-10 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

 

Farmer Joel Salatin on Sustainable Farming

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Mon, 04/19/2010

 Farmer Joel Salatin on Sustainable Farming

Today's guest is Joel Salatin, the sustainable farmer made known by Michael Pollan. He is featured in a new film called FRESH which is opening in Portland on April 24th. at the Hollywood Theatre April 24 - April 28 2010, at 4122 Northeast Sandy Boulevard Portland, OR 97212

 

Also Joel Salatin Lecture "The sheer ecstasy of being a lunatic farmer."

Monday, April 19 2010 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Tiffany Center
1410 Southwest Morrison Street Portland, OR

 

 

Activists say "the time is Now!" to resist robotic warfare and social control

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Mon, 04/19/2010

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Peter Lumsdaine who will be speaking in Portland tonight, Monday, April 19. Veterans for Peace Chapter 72 is bringing in Peter to the Friends Meeting House at 43rd and SE Stark, 7-9PM. $5-10 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds. Peter has worked for over 20 years with nonprofit programs addressing peace and international security, as well as global economic, ecological and cultural issues.  After serving as interim co-pastor at Boise's Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship and conducting meetings at the 2009 Mennonite national convention, Lumsdaine organized the inter/national Alliance to Resist Robotic Warfare & Society (ARROWS), the first organization of its kind, and initiated planning for the first civil society conference ever held on challenging robotic warfare and social control. The conference was held in Hood River, and included a nonviolent action outside of  the Boeing Insitu factory in Bingen, Washington. Boeing Insitu now employs over 700 people at sites up and down the Gorge to manufacuture surveillance drones that are used in weapon systems in targeted attacks in the Afghan-Pakastani frontier region.  For more info visit Columbia River Fellowship for Peace.  Also Peter suggests contacting tierralinda@live.com or calling 509-447-4250.  For more information on Peter's talk tonight, contact Jenika, Vice President of Veterans for Peace, Chapter 72 -503-232-1322.

 

Lisa See and Shanghai Girls

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Mon, 04/12/2010

 Ed Goldberg interviews author Lisa See about her latest book, Shanghai Girls.

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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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