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Radiozine on 05/03/13

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Fri, 05/03/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Sarah Anderson of the Institute for Policy Studies about their new report, "Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay."

The report released on May 2nd covers the CEO "performance pay" loophole. The report quantifies just how much taxpayers pay for certain CEOs. For example, Stephen Hemsley, UnitedHealth CEO, got $68 million in CEO pay over a two-year period thanks to the tax bucks paid by everyday Americans. These same CEOs are also with the 'Fix the Debt,' a group calling for austerity measures that will impact the poor, elderly, and others. 

Radiozine on 04/29/13

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Mon, 04/29/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Health and Health Care Forum: Focus on Mental Illness

Health and Health Care Forum: Focus on Mental Illness 

Host Roberta Hall moderates a discussion, first, with three members of a local chapter of National Alliance for Mental Illness, and then with psychiatrist Dr. Jim Phelps.  They talk about problems of mental health treatment, needs of patients and family members, and potential solutions.

Radiozine on 04/26/13

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Fri, 04/26/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Local author Ren Green on her book, "A Very Long Story about Karma that Will Probably Make me Cry"

Ren Green (aka RenSter to her Burning Man friends) has had a very interesting ride through many of the school systems in the Western Hemisphere as a child and as a parent.  And now she’s giving some payback, uh, … insight.  Don Merrill talks with her about her first book, "A Very Long Story about Karma that Will Probably Make me Cry" that will also probably make you laugh and shudder .

Radiozine on 04/22/13

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Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Local activist

Host Chris Andreae welcomes local activist Mark Lakeman of City Repair for this Earth Day Special.  They'll talk about the Hunter/Gatherer path and where it might have lead us to at this point in time and what that might look like.

Radiozine on 04/19/13

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Fri, 04/19/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Gary Nabhan on The Future of Orchards in Times of Climate Change

From the series TUC RADIO Gary Nabhan on THE FUTURE OF ORCHARDS IN TIMES OF CLIMATE CHANGE

At the 2012 Heirloom Seed Expo the co-founder of the local food movement, ethnobotanist and tender of a 6 acre orchard in Arizona, Gary Nabhan, made a wise and moving appeal to value the vast contribution orchards can make to mitigating climate change and resisting the impact of drought and heat.

Radiozine on 04/19/13

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Fri, 04/19/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Jayne Miller of Oregon Cougar Action Team on Two Bills that Would Allow Use of Dogs to Hunt Cougar

Host Stephanie Potter interviews Jayne Miller, rancher and head of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, about two bills currently being discussed in the Oregon Legislature that would relax the ban on using hound dogs to kill cougar. In 1994 Oregon passed Ballot Measure 18 which bans hunting bears with bait or cougars with dogs. 

Now two cougar-related bills before the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. House Bill 2624 would exempt counties from the statewide prohibition on using dogs to hunt cougars and black bears, if county voters approve. It also would allow the use of bait to hunt bears. 

Radiozine on 04/18/13

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Thu, 04/18/2013 - 11:30am - 11:55am
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Two brothers, two bikes and two years: An attempt to find the social ties lost in popular culture

Sara Sneath speaks with Noah Hussin about a bicycle trip through American communities that are DIY building a new culture of sustainability and sharing. Noah and his brother Tim Hussin are creating a feature-length film from the adventure entitled America reCycled.

Radiozine on 04/15/13

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Mon, 04/15/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Pornifying Violence: Panel on Changes in Pornography Today

From the series WINGS, Women's International News Gathering Service, we hear a program on "Pornifying Violence", a wide-ranging discussion of changes in pornography today.  

One of several panels of women from feminist organizations and media, held at the Vancouver Public Libary December 1, 2012, hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter. Discussion includes definition of pornography and examination of its effect on society, especially in an era when rapes are routinely posted on the internet. 

Radiozine on 04/05/13

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Fri, 04/05/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Sam Pizzigati on "The Rich Don't Always Win"

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Sam Pizzigati about his book The Rich Don't Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900–1970. 

Polls now show that two-thirds of Americans believe that the nation's enormous wealth ought to be "distributed more evenly." But almost as many Americans—well over half—feel that protests against inequality will ultimately have "little impact." The rich, millions of us believe, always get their way.

Except they don't.

Radiozine on 03/25/13

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Mon, 03/25/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Michael Parenti on THE ONE PERCENT PATHOLOGY AND THE MYTH OF CAPITALISM

Michael Parenti on THE ONE PERCENT PATHOLOGY AND THE MYTH OF CAPITALISM (from TUC Radio)

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Fresh Start offers free education on natural health topics

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Wed, 05/23/2012

Americans have a lower life expectancy rate, higher rates of heart disease and cancer, and an infant mortality rate that is twice as high as other rich industrialized nations. With the intention of restoring "the nation to natural optimum health," a nonprofit health organization Fresh Start, was recently founded here in Portland to provide free education to the public on natural health topics. "We believe that America's health crisis can be turned around, and we can do that through making the best information available to the people."

With host Stephanie Potter, join co-founders Robert Gordon, Jr., Fresh Start manager; Amy Rutherford-Close, Certified Personal Trainer/Sports Nutritionist; Michael Hunter Fitness Enthusiast/Patient Advocate, and find out what they're up to. 

"The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It"

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Fri, 05/18/2012
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Timothy Noah, author of "The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It."

For the past three decades, America has steadily become a nation of haves and have-nots. We have less equality of income than Venezuela, Kenya, or Yemen.

In "The Great Divergence", Timothy Noah explains not only how the Great Divergence has come about, but why it threatens American democracy—and most important, how we can begin to reverse it.

 

 

 

 

Klamath Basin Refuge - water conflicts and bird die-offs

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Mon, 04/30/2012

Hosted by Stephanie Potter

Most of the lakes and marshes of the Lower Klamath were drained for agriculture nearly 100 years ago, but the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge in Southern Oregon and Northern California is still the most important waterfowl habitat on the Pacific Flyway. However, last month 10,000 or more birds died there from overcrowding as a result of a water cut-off by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This was the biggest die-off in a decade. The refuge is last in line for water, behind farmers and endangered fish, and as global warming heats up, scarce water supplies are likely to become even scarcer.

Tune in and join the discussion as a representative from the US Fish and Wildlife Service provides an initial overview, and then host Stephanie Potter is joined by Steve Pedery of Oregon Wild and Jim McCarthy of WaterWatch to talk about the issues and what needs to be done.

 
 
 

 

Klamath Wildlife Refuges -- for the birds?

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Mon, 04/30/2012

Most of the lakes and marshes of the Klamath Basin were "reclaimed" and drained for agriculture nearly 100 years ago--only 20% remain, but the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex on the Oregon/California border, is still the most important waterfowl habitat on the Pacific Flyway. However, last month over 10,000 birds died there from overcrowding as a result of a water cut-off by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This was the biggest die-off in a decade. The refuges there are last in line for water, behind farmers and endangered fish, and as global warming heats up, scarce water supplies are likely to become even scarcer.  Matt Braun, spokesperson for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) provides an initial overview, and then host Stephanie Potter is joined by Steve Pedery of Oregon Wild and Jim  McCarthy  of WaterWatch.

(Unique among the more than 500 wildlife refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System, the USFWS allows broad-scale commercial agriculture within the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath refuges that provides no benefit to wildlife. View interactive maps here to see how the Klamath Basin has been altered by development.)

CALIFORNIA 90420, a documentary on Oaksterdam University

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Fri, 04/27/2012

Host Jay Thiemeyer interviews filmmaker Dean Shull about his new documentary CALIFORNIA 90420 which  looks at Oaksterdam University, the nation's only college preparing students for work in the medical marijuana industry. The film shows at the Clinton Street Theater in Portland starting Friday, April 27th.

90420 focuses on the rapidly open and growing marijuana trade in the State of California. The film explores the burgeoning 'above ground' industry through the eyes of four, 20-something characters whose real lives are caught up in the changing green landscape.

The film follows faculty and students at California's Oaksterdam University, the nation's first college to prepare students for careers in the ever changing marijuana industry and the epicenter of legalization efforts in California. Recently federal agents from the DEA and IRS raided Oaksterdam University as well as the home of Oaksterdam University Founder, Richard Lee. Although medical marijuana is legal in California, it is still prohibited under federal law, leaving Oaksterdam in a precarious legal limbo.

CALIFORNIA 90420 is a New Coast Productions Film directed by Dean Shull (Waiting...) and produced and written by Dean Shull, Steve Roberts and Colin Goldman. The film features Dale Sky Jones and Oaksterdam co-founders Richard Lee and Jeff Jones.

For more information on CALIFORNIA 90420, including a complete list of theaters showing the film, please visit: www.90420.com.

Clinton Street Theater, Portland

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The Developmental Origins of Obesity

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Mon, 04/23/2012

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Host Roberta Hall presents Dr. Jerrold Heindel, a scientist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in North Carolina. He spoke about the Developmental Origins of Obesity at the Northwest Environmental Health conference.

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Fri, 04/20/2012

 Dan Johnson interviews Mya Chamberlin and Glen Ulmer about the upcoming 4th annual Gay & Grey Expo 2012, taking place at Friendly House on Saturday May 12th from 9am til 4pm.

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Larry Merculieff on indigenous elder wisdom and modern day personal to global challenges.

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Thu, 04/19/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Larry Merculieff who is won of the presenters at the Earth and Spirit Council's Earthday Conference this Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st.

Larry Merculieff has almost four decades of experience serving his people, the Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands and other Alaska Native peoples in a number of capacities. His reach has been broad and varied—a few of the positions he’s held include: City Manager of St. Paul Island, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development, President and CEO of Tanadgusix Corporation, Chairman of the Board of The Aleut Corporation, and General Manager of the Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association (one of the six Community Development Quota groups created by Congress to receive fish allocations in Alaska).

From 2000–2003, Merculieff served as the Director of the Department of Public Policy and Advocacy in the Rural Alaska Community Action Program. As Director, Merculieff led the largest subsistence rights march in Alaska’s history and emceed the subsistence rally after the march. The march was instrumental in protecting Alaska Native subsistence rights.

Merculieff has helped found and lead numerous environmental organizations. He has also won numerous awards for his work. In 2007 he received the Buffet Finalist Award for Indigenous Leadership, and the Alaska Forum on the Environment Award for Environmental Excellence, for lifetime achievements in environment.

Close to Merculieff’s heart are issues related to cultural and community wellness, traditional ways of living, Elder wisdom, and the environment. Having had a traditional upbringing, Merculieff has been, and continues to be, a strong voice advocating the meaningful application of traditional knowledge and wisdom obtained from Elders.

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Duane Elgin on Great Transition Stories for Earth Day and Beyond

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Wed, 04/18/2012

We live in a time of converging crises -- climate change, financial disruption, energy shortages, species extinctions, the list goes on. "Life as usual" is on the verge of implosion. How do we enter this new era? How can we make sense of it? Visionary author and speaker, Duane Elgin acknowledges the threats, and yet speaks of hope. He points to trends in society and science that can help us to see an even bigger picture, what he calls "our larger story as a human family." Duane shares how a radical shift to sustainability and community is at hand if we can embrace the Great Transition Stories that could help us to become consciously transformed by the challenges of our time. Hosted by Stephanie Potter.

Duane will be presenting a workshop Our World in Transition at the Earth Day Conference 2012: for the Next Seven Generations, which is being offered by the Earth and Spirit Council in partnership with the Sylvania Campus of Portland Community College. KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of the Earth Day 2012 Conference & Celebration.

Friday, April 20 – At 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center there will be an evening fund raiser for the Earth and Spirit Council. Entrance is $5 for PCC students. Besides Duane Elgin, speakers include Grandmother Agnes Pilgrim, oldest living member of the Takelma Indians of Southern Oregon and world-renowned spiritual leader.

Saturday, April 21 – From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. it’s the Sylvania Campus Earth Day Conference. Free for students, the conference features 24 workshops and speakers including Kim Smith, environmental sociologist. Other presenters include: John Kallas, North American authority on edible plants; Peter Michael Bauer, founder of ReWild Portland; and Sean Cruz, co-founder of Friends of Celilo Falls.

Duane Elgin's books include Voluntary SimplicityThe Living UniversePromise Ahead, and Awakening Earth. In 2006, Duane received the international “Goi Peace Award” in recognition of his contribution to a global “vision, consciousness, and lifestyle” that fosters a “more sustainable and spiritual culture.

Chemical Pollutants in Household Products

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Mon, 04/16/2012

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Host Roberta Hall speaks with Maye Thompson, one of the organizers of the Northwest Environmental Health Conferences and Jen Coleman, outreach coordinator for the Oregon Environmental Council, about chemical pollutants in household products.

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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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