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Episode Archive

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.

Barbara Ehrenreich on her memoir "Living with a Wild God"

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Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Barbara Ehrenreich on her memoir "Living with a Wild God"

Host Joe Uris interviews journalist, writer and activist Barbara Ehrenreich about her new book "Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything." In "Living with a Wild God" Ehrenreich reconstructs her childhood mission, bringing an older woman’s wry and erudite perspective to a young girl’s impassioned obsession with the questions that, at one point or another, torment us all. Ehrenreich says the book is "sort of philosophical memoir or even, I like to think, a metaphysical thriller."


Ariel Gore on her book "The End of Eve"

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Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ariel Gore on her book "The End of Eve"

Host Lisa Loving speaks with Ariel Gore, the editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine Hip Mama and the author of eight books. Her latest, The End of Eve, chronicles her years spent caring for her dying mother. The memoir has been called “Terms of Endearment meets Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
 

Jeff Schiminsky on Awareness of Toxins in the Environment and Use of Sprays

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jeff Schiminsky on Awareness of Toxins in the Environment and Use of Sprays

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Jeff Schiminsky, who developed the non-profit Toxic Awareness Body of Oregon as a way to educate people about the dangerous health effects of many chemicals in everyday use, and to publicly advocate for stricter guidelines on application of pesticides and herbicides.
We discuss these topics, the EPA's current work on guidelines on use of sprays in agriculture and forestry, and the history of health problems caused by these toxins.

Project Unspeakable

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jimmy Tardy interviews cast and crew of Project Unspeakable

Host Jimmy Tardy speaks with Marcia Meyers, Robert Fish, Mary Lansing and Rodger Blackburn about Project Unspeakable, a dramatic reading of quotes from historical figures related to the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy.
Project Unspeakable lays out evidence in the form of direct quotes from people involved, either directly or indirectly, in the lives and deaths of these four men.

"Flight of the Eagle": a Documentary on the United Farm Workers Union

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Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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"Flight of the Eagle": a Documentary on the United Farm Workers Union

In honor of the birthday of labor leader and United Farm Worker co-founder Cesar Chavez, (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993), we will hear the documentary "Flight of the Eagle the United Farm Workers Union."

The program comes to us from the Pacifica Radio Archives.

Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin, Part 2

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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin, Part 2

We'll hear Part 2 of a program from the Pacifica Archives series From the Vault  which highlights an historic conversation between two radical and influential women from the feminist era of the 1970's, artist Judy Chicago and writer Anais Nin.

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Dolores Huerta Speaks at Willamette University

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Fri, 10/23/2009

Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta, co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America spoke Wednesday, October 21st at The Annual Salem Peace Lecture at Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.

Dolores Huerta was co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW). In 1962 she and Cesar Chavez formed the National Farm Workers Association, the predecessor to the UFW. She directed the UFW's national grape boycott, resulting in the entire California table grape industry signing a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the UFW.

Dolores Huerta continues to work long hours on behalf of the rights of farm workers, immigrants and women, and she serves as president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She has been arrested 22 times for nonviolent, peaceful protests.

Recorded by Patrick Angstrom Poore

 

Michael Meade and The Soul Of Change

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Mon, 10/19/2009

 Host Mike Hoffman interviews storyteller and mythologist Michael Meade, who is coming to Portland to present a workshop on "The Soul of Change."

 

Dahr Jamail and The Will To Resist

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Mon, 10/12/2009

 Monday Morning RadioZine
 Hosted by Jay Thiemeyer 

Today's guest is Dahr Jamail, author of Beyond The Green Zone, and they talk about his latest book, The Will To Resist.

 

Diane Ackerman and Dawn Light: Dancing With Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day

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Tue, 09/29/2009

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 Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Storyteller, Poet and Naturalist, Diane Ackerman to discuss her new book, “Dawn Light: Dancing with Cranes and Other Ways to Start the Day.

 

Author Richard Bach Discusses "Hypnotizing Maria"

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Thu, 09/24/2009

Richard Bach, author of Jonathon Livingston Seagull, Illusions, One, The Bridge Across Forever, and numerous other books talks about his most recent book Hypnotizing Maria.  Publisher's Weekly:  "The hero of Bach's new book, pilot and flight instructor Jamie Forbes, is on a routine run when Maria, the panicked spouse of another pilot, radios that her husband has collapsed at the controls. Forbes talks her through the steps to land safely. Maria's explanation to reporters that Forbes “hypnotized” her sparks a series of memories for Jamie, and the events that follow force him to examine what constitutes reality, to contemplate what lies beyond the edges of our carefully constructed worlds."  Richard will be speaking tonight, 9/24/09, at 7 pm, at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing in Beaverton, OR.

"Ingredients" Premiers in PDX to Help Create Community Driven Vision For Food Sustainability

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Wed, 09/23/2009

Stephanie Potter speaks with filmmaker Rober Bates who with Brian Kimmel created the documentary "Ingredients: The Local Food Movement Takes Root."  With Robert is Kat West, a manager with the Multnomah County Sustainability Program (MCSP).   There will be a Portland premier of this documentary celebrating our local food system as part of the Sustainability Film Series sponsored by MCSP,  and followed by a Local Food Panel with the film director, local farmers, the owner of Higgins restaurant, and Multnomah County’s Sustainability Manager.  Bring a $5 donation for the fundraiser for the Multnomah Food Initiative.   The initiative is part of  MCSP's effort to host a Food Summit early next year to develop a defined, community-driven vision around our food system, and to launch a public engagement process funded by EPA to develop a comprehensive Food Action Plan that challenges all sectors of the food system to set high level goals and take responsibility for specific actions to reach those goals. 

Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences grow into troublesome gaps - and What You Can Do About It

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Mon, 09/21/2009

 KBOO's Host Crystal Leighty talks with Lise Eliot, author of "Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences grow into troublesome gaps - and What You Can Do About It." 

Web of Life - Veg Fest - Sept. 19th!!!

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Mon, 09/14/2009

 Web of Life
 Hosted by KBOO's own Pete Anderson and Vegan Chef, Janna Bannana

Today, they talk about Veg Fest, and all-day Vegetarian/Vegan Conference being held Saturday, September 19, 2009, at the Oregon Convention Center.

 

Home Movie Day

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Thu, 08/27/2009

S.W. Conser previews International Home Movie Day with local film preservationist Tom Robinson.  This segment originally aired on the August 28 premiere episode of Behind the Screen.

 

Sandor Katz on Wild Fermentation

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Sun, 08/23/2009

 Monday Morning RadioZine

Host Becca Bartleson interviews Sandor Katz, author of Wild Fermentation and The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved, about the joys and benefits of fermenting your own foods.

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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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