Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert, who is best known for her 2006 memoir EAT PRAY LOVE, which chronicled her journey alone around the world, looking for solace after a difficult divorce. The book was an international bestseller, translated into over thirty languages, with over 7 million copies sold worldwide, and a movie version in the making, starring Julia Roberts. The book became so popular that, in 2008, Time Magazine named Elizabeth as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.
They discuss her new book "Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage."
Gimme Something Better: The Profound, Progressive and Occasionally Pointless History of Bay Area Punk
Host Erik Jorgensen interviews Jack Boulware and Silke Tudor, authors of "Gimme Something Better: The Profound, Progressive and Occasionally Pointless History of Bay Area Punk, From Dead Kennedys to Green Day"
Today we hear Health and Healthcare Forum with host Roberta Hall. Her guest is Nadine Grzeskowiak, who describes herself as a gluten-free RN. She practices throughout Oregon and focuses on the education, research and counseling of clients who struggle with gluten-related disorders.
Barbara Ehrenreich and Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Host Joe Uris interviews columnist and author Barbara Ehrenreich about her latest book, Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America. She suggests that the invasion of Iraq and the economic crisis may be connected to American self-delusion and lack of vigilance.
Health and Health Care Forum
Hosted by Roberta Hall
Today, we'll hear Part Two of a two-part interview with dietician Nancy Sullivan who works with people in hospice.
KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld speaks with Dr. Don Thieman, a former medical director of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. Thieman is now a medical director for CareOregon, which administers the Oregon Health Plan. With a front row seat to some of healthcare’s toughest questions, Thieman offers insight and criticism of an industry built on making profit.
Health and Healthcare Forum
with host Roberta Hall.
Robert Hall hosts Part One of a two-part interview with dietician Nancy Sullivan, who works with people in hospice.
- Title: Health Care Forum 20091207
- Length: 28:59 minutes (26.53 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Andy Kroll, who works for Mother Jones magazine and is a frequent contributor to TomDispatch. They discuss his current article on Tom Dispatch. It's called "Housing Meltdown, Ground Zero: The American Home-Owning Dream on Life Support." It's a look at the illusion of economic recovery.
- Title: Andy Kroll discusses "housing meltdown" and the illusion of economic recovery
- Producer: Marianne Barisonek
- Length: 28:13 minutes (12.92 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
Host Linda Olson Osterlund speaks with one of the Yes Men. The Yes Men often pose as powerful people as a form of protest. Their new movie “The Yes Men Fix the World” is showing at Cinema 21 this week.
Host Crystal Leighty speaks with Leigh Knox about Awakening the Dreamer...Changing the Dream is a unique 4 hour symposium developed by the Pachamama Alliance, a not-for-profit organization inspired by indigenous elders of the Amazon rain forest and their friends in North America.