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The Willamette River Revival: A celebration of the future health of the Willamette River
Chilean reggae musicians talk about their music and life in Chile today
TR Reid, advocate for universal health care, is interviewed by Roberta Hall
 

Episode Archive

Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

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Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

More than any other scientist practicing today, Paul Stamets has dedicated himself to the life of fungi and that of their underground support system, the mycelium. Stamets says that the mycelia are soil magicians that give rise not just to mushrooms but form an integral part of the forest ecosystem. The mycelia are disassemblers, creating the debris fields that then feed their fungal descendants. They also show purpose in choosing microbial allies, and Stamets believes they are part of the earth’s natural internet that is in constant bio-molecular communication, governing the ecosystem. <http://www.fungi.com/>

How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us

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Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us
Ever wonder where your favorite fast food fries are grown, and under what conditions? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Amy Mondlach, Toxic Taters Coalition Campaign Coordinator. Mondlach describes how pesticide drift from potato fields owned by Ronald D. Offutt (RDO), the largest potato grower in the world and one of McDonald s leading potato suppliers, is harming people, animals and the environment in central and northern Minnesota. Pesticide drift from RDO farms has been measured at schools; livestock have died and community members are ill. The Coalition is working to encourage and support truly sustainable agriculture.

Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:35am - 12:00pm
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Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"
We hear an interview from the program “The Scholar’s Circle”a with journalist Heather Rogers, whose latest book is “Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution,” which takes a critical look at popular market-based solutions to ecological destruction.

Valerie Carey: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:15am - 11:35am
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Valerie Carey on her Sister Miriam's Death: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?
Jenka Soderberg speaks with Valerie Carey, the sister of  Miriam Carey, a woman who was shot and killed during an incident on Capitol Hill in 2013. 
Miriam Carey drove through a White House checkpoint and died in a hail of bullets, her infant son in the backseat. Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

Cornel West speaks with KBOO about race, theology and justice

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:00am - 11:15am
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Professor Cornel West
An exclusive interview with academic radical Cornel West, who was in Portland for the Unitarian Universalist convention on June 27th, 2015.

Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Portland-based writer Terry Masear about her new book FASTEST THINGS ON WINGS about the trials and triumphs a hummingbird rehabber encounters while caring for her tiny, fragile patients.

Terry Masear is bird rehabilitator who researches and writes about hummingbirds in her spare time. She was formerly an English teacher, and she received her PhD from UCLA.

Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"
Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Aspen Baker about her new book, "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight."

Aspen Baker is the co-founder of Exhale, a caring, nonjudgmental space for women and men to share their feelings about abortion, without choosing sides.

Baker describes how she and Exhale developed their “pro-voice” philosophy and the creative approaches they employed to help women and men have respectful, compassionate exchanges about even this most controversial of topics. 

Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher hosts a panel discussion with presenters from the Mathematics, Education and Society Conference, a biennial international conference being held this week at Portland State University. The Participants are exploring social, political, cultural, and ethical dimensions of mathematics education. This is the first time that the international conference is being held in the US.

Election Theft in America with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of "Code Red"

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Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Election Theft in America with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of "Code Red"

Host Ethan Scarl speaks with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of Code Red: Computerized Election Theft and the New American Century. They will talk about election theft in America and what we can do to stop it.

Jonathan Simon will be speaking in Portland at the First Unitarian Church on Saturday, June 20th, at 7PM.

What if everything you thought about invasive species was completely wrong?

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Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Andrew Geller interviews journalist, author Fred Pearce on his latest book, The New Wild.
Andrew Geller speaks with journalist and author Fred Pearce, whose latest title is 'The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will Be Nature's Salvation.' (Hear the full interview.)

It is a provocative exploration of the “new ecology” and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong (read an excerpt)
 

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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.

John diLorenzo, a Portland attorney has developed a financing plan for universal health care in Oregon

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Mon, 03/29/2010

 Today Roberta Hall interviews John diLorenzo, a Portland attorney who has developed a financing plan for universal health carein Oregon, and has worked with a bipartisan group of Oregon legislators on the plan.

Smash Putt, the Miniature Golf Apocalypse

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Fri, 03/26/2010

S.W. Conser talks with Jeremy Franklin-Ross of Seattle's agit-prop art collective Department of Culture about the Portland debut of Smash Putt.  Is it a touring interactive art exhibit or an industrial-demolition-style miniature golf course?  You be the judge.

Damian Platt and "Culture Is Our Weapon: Making Music and Changing Lives in Rio De Janeiro"

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Mon, 03/22/2010

 The guest is Damian Platt, co-author with Patrick Neate, of CULTURE IS OUR WEAPON: Making Music and Changing Lives in Rio De Janeiro.

Damian will talk about his work with the Rio-based NGO AfroReggae, a group who uses music and art to keep the children of Rio’s favelas out of the pervasive drug trade. AfroReggae was forged out of the 1993 police massacre of 21 people in one of the favelas. Founded by ex-drug traffickers, AfroReggae works to take young people out of the drug/gang culture and harness the ingenuity and creativity of their communities to provide positive alternatives for young people. It shows the side of Rio beyond the tans of Ipanema and the pageantry of Carnival - the Rio you won’t find in any tourist guidebook.

DAMIAN PLATT was born in Nairobi and grew up in West London. From the age of fifteen onwards he traveled widely around Europe. He reached Brazil for the first time in 1994. He was a Brazil Campaigner for Amnesty International between 1997 and 2005, where he researched human rights in the USA, Colombia, Haiti and Brazil among other countries. Between 2006 and 2008 he was the Coordinator for International Partnerships at the cultural group AfroReggae in Rio de Janeiro. He is currently involved in a number of cultural projects in Rio, including the setting up of a cultural center in Providência, the first officially recognized favela in Brazil.

Damian will be speaking at Powell’s on Hawthorne on Monday, March 22nd.

POWELL’S ON HAWTHORNE, 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 7 PM

 

 

 

 

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Stories of pioneer family life in Grant County, Oregon

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Fri, 02/26/2010

 Host Marianne Barisonek interviews local author Annette White-Parks about the book Cowboy of the Rimrocks: A Memoir of Grant County, Oregon, by Emmett Cochran White, which tells the stories of pioneer family life in Grant County, Oregon from the arrival of the first Anglo settlers in the 1860s to the late 1940s. They will take listener calls on Oregon history.

Interview with Alissa Hamilton, author of "Squeezed: What You Don't Know About Orange Juice"

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Mon, 02/22/2010

 Host Bruce Silverman interviews Alissa Hamilton, author of "Squeezed: What You Don't Know About Orange Juice."

Alissa Hamilton is a Food and Society Policy Fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. She lives in Toronto.

Close to three quarters of U.S. households buy orange juice. Its popularity crosses class, cultural, racial, and regional divides. Why do so many of us drink orange juice? How did it turn from a luxury into a staple in just a few years? More important, how is it that we don’t know the real reasons behind OJ’s popularity or understand the processes by which the juice is produced?

Alissa Hamilton explores the hidden history of orange juice in "Squeezed: What You Don't Know About Orange Juice," published by Yale University Press. She looks at the early forces that propelled orange juice to prominence, including a surplus of oranges that plagued Florida during most of the twentieth century and the army’s need to provide vitamin C to troops overseas during World War II. She tells the stories of the FDA’s decision in the early 1960s to standardize orange juice, and the juice equivalent of the cola wars that followed between Coca-Cola (which owns Minute Maid) and Pepsi (which owns Tropicana).

Of particular interest to OJ drinkers will be the revelation that most orange juice comes from Brazil, not Florida, and that even “not from concentrate” orange juice is heated, stripped of flavor, stored for up to a year, and then reflavored before it is packaged and sold. The book concludes with a thought-provoking discussion of why consumers have the right to know how their food is produced.

 

Portland International Film Festival 2010 Special

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Thu, 02/11/2010

KBOO volunteers Bruce Silverman and Jay Thiemeyer discuss screened films at the 2010 Portland International Film Festival running February 11th through the 28th at the Portland Art Museum's Whitsell Auditorium, located at 1219 SW Park Avenue.

 

For more information go to www.nwfilm.org or call 503-221-1156

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An Interview with Dr. Chinh Le from the Benton County Health Clinic

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Tue, 02/09/2010

 Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Chinh Le, a Vietnamese-born, American-trained pediatrician, who worked with the CDC and Vietnamese health leaders to design programs for HIV prevention and advocacy in Vietnam. He lives in Corvallis and works part time at the Benton County Health Clinic.

 

Doug Fine - Can a Digital Age Human live without petroleum?

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Wed, 01/27/2010

 Host Erik Jorgensen interviews reporter Doug Fine, a speaker at “Today's Transportation Choices”  at the Portland International Auto Show on Thursday morning, January 28

 

As a young freelancer, Fine reported for the Washington Post, Salon, U.S. News and World Report, Sierra, Wired, Outside, National Public Radio, and other venues from little-visited jungle war zones like Burma, Rwanda, Laos, Guatemala and Tajikistan. He became a world-class adventure writer and investigative journalist, writing culturally insightful and funny dispatches. One of these, about democracy efforts in Burma, was read into the U.S. Congressional Record.

 

Later he moved to extreme rural Alaska to see if a former suburbanite could survive away from Costco. Happiness and self-awareness were the goals. This resulted in his award-nominated first book, Not Really An Alaskan Mountain Man, a wildly humorous and meaningful adventure narrative, which is now in its third printing.

For his second book decided to embark on a “Hypocrisy Reduction Project,” to see if he could truly live a sustainable lifestyle. He moved to an obscure valley in Southern New Mexico to write Farewell, My Subaru, to quite simply examine whether a Digital Age Human can live without Petroleum but without giving up any of his Digital Age Comforts. His conclusion? He can, once he figures out how to keep the coyotes from eating his chickens, his solar panels from electrocuting him, and his vegetable oil truck exhaust from giving him a bad case of the munchies (it smells like Kung Pao chicken).

Pacific Northwest and CWCC present "Today’s Transportation Choices" by Doug Fine at the Portland Intl Auto Show, Oregon Convention Center, 9:00 am to 1:30 pm -  -www.cwcleancities.org

 

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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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