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Episode Archive

Sage Metro Gay & Gray Expo 2014

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Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mya Chamberlain returns to KBOO to talk about Gay & Gray Expo 2014
Coming to Radiozine on Monday September 29, at 11:30am will be Mya Chamberlain from Friendly House. Mya will be talking about the upcoming Sage Metro Gay & Gray Expo 2014. This will be the 6th year for Gay & Gray Expo and this year promises to be full of new surpises. Join us Monday, September 29 at 11:30am for Radiozine. 

Glen Ford on Obama Preparing to Bomb His Way to Regime Change in Syria

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Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Glen Ford on Obama Preparing to Bomb His Way to Regime Change in Syria

Host Per Fagereng interviews Glen Ford, executive editor for Black Agenda Report. He has been writing extensively on Syria. His latest piece is "The Big Switch: Obama Preparing to Bomb His Way to Regime Change in Syria."
The phone lines will be open. Call in with your question or comment at 503 231-8187.

Roberta S. Hunte on "My Walk Has Never Been Average: Stories of Black Tradeswomen"

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Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Roberta S. Hunte on "My Walk Has Never Been Average: Stories of Black Tradeswomen"

We speak with Roberta S. Hunte of "My Walk Has Never Been Average:
Stories of Black Tradeswomen, a multimedia presentation based on the lives of women whose stories are rarely told. We also speak with two actors in the production; Skeeter Greene, model, actor and lyricist, and Marilyn Keller, singer and actor.

Adapted for the stage from in-depth, first-person interviews with Black women in all aspects of construction, these stories reveal great inner strength and accomplishment in the face of the multiple oppressions facing Black working class women in America. 

Dr. Martin Donohoe on Health and Environmental Effects of Growing GM Crops

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Martin Donohoe on Health and Environmental Effects of Growing GM Crops
Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe, internist physician, adjunct associate professor of public health at PSU, and adviser to the Social Justice Committee of the Oregon chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. They discuss some of the health and environmental consequences associated with growing genetically-modified cropsl. Dr. Donohoe is the author-editor of Public Health and Social Justice Reader, published by Jossey Bass – Wiley, in 2013. To offer resources to individuals, students, and public health professionals, he developed a website, Public health and Social Justice, http://phsj.org/, that offers slideshows, articles, and syllabi for courses.

Willamette Speaks Storytelling Event

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Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Willamette Speaks Storytelling Event
We speak with Barbara Quinn and Laura Feldman of Willamette Speaks about The Willamette Speaks Storytelling event on Saturday, September 20th, from 4 to 6pm at McMenamin's Tavern & Pool, at 1716 NW 23rd (Thurman & 23rd). 

Barbara and Laura are both with the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group.
Laura is also with Occupy St. Johns, and she is a Hanford activist.

Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT

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Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT
Host Gene Bradley speaks with Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, which was just released in paperback. 

The book looks at how President Teddy Roosevelt effectively used the bully pulpit to compel the press to cover abuses in commerce, and was successful in pushing many major reforms through Congress.  

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, historian, and political commentator. She is currently featured in Ken Burns’s PBS series on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. 

Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet
The Portland VegFest is happening Saturday & Sunday September 27 & 28, 10am-6pm at the Oregon Convention Center - Exhibit Hall A, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland.
Host Kristin Yount speaks with Peter Spendelow, the President of Northwest Veg, the producer of VegFest, and Bonnie Hildebrand, Event Coordinator for Northwest Veg, about the upcoming VegFest; the environmental impacts of food choices and the benefits of plant based diets.

http://nwveg.org/vegfest_eventinfo_2014

Two Rivers, One City

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Two Rivers, One City
Jasmine Zimmer Stucky of the Columbia River Keeper and Faduma Ali of Groundwork Portland talk about Two Rivers, One City, an educational event scheduled to take place on September 9, 2014, from 6-8PM, at the Charles Jordan Community Center. The event will serve to educate, empower, and mobilize local communities to take action towards creating a liveable community—free from pollution and toxicity.

Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

We hear about the Justice Begins with Seeds Conference and Film Series. The Conference is Sat and Sun, Sept 13-14.  There will be fifty speakers, including top environmental experts from around the US, at this conference. We speak with organizer Miguel Robles.

http://biosafetyalliance.org/

David Rolf, President of SEIU 775 on the connections between economic and environmental health

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Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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David Rolf, President of SEIU 775 on the connections between economic and environmental health

Today's average American workers earn about the same as they did in 1970 when adjusted for inflation. So what happens to sustainability in the face of this trend?

From the series Sea Change Radio host Alex Wise of Sea Change Radio speaks with David Rolf, president of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU 775, about the interconnections between economic and environmental health and ponder how a movement to improve wages and work conditions can also support efforts to protect the earth. 

(Healthwatch returns next week.)

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Debate on the Role of Israel in the Gaza Crisis

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Wed, 01/14/2009

On the Jan 15 Radiozine, KBOO hosts a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. First, a debate on the role of Israel in the crisis. Then, an update on what's happening there.  This is part one.  Bob Horenstein, the Communications Director of the Jewish Federation of Portland voices his support of the current Israel invasion of the Gaza strip.  He is opposed by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a former Yale University Professor, currently at Bethlehem University, and author of the book, Sharing the Land of Canaan

Siddharth Kara: author of Sex Trafficking: Inside The Business of Modern Slavery

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Mon, 01/12/2009

Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book               
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.
Learn how the policies of the United States and the International Monetary Fund in the past
two decades have led to an unprecedented
increase in the trafficking of girls and young women.                   
Kara performed a detailed examination of the
economics of sex slavery in each country he visited and
has developed a strategy to end it in a new brand of Abolitionist
movement. He is on the Board of Directors of Free The Slaves,
a Washington D. C. based organization dedicated to ending slavery
world wide. The United States Senate designated January IIth
Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The organization Soroptimists International
are sponsoring legislation to advance the struggle against slavery
here in the United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Endangered Drills In Africa

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Thu, 01/08/2009

Drills are endangered primates living in Nigeria and Cameroon in West Africa. Two Portlanders have spent the last twenty years there trying to save this species, and they've had some success. Liza Gadsby is interviewed by KBOO's Bruce Silverman.

The Invention of Air

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Thu, 01/08/2009

Host Michelle Shroeder Fletcher speaks with Steven Johnson, author of The Invention of Air, a book of world-changing ideas and a a story of genius and violence and friendship. It is the story of Joseph Priestley—scientist and theologian, protégé of Benjamin Franklin, friend of Thomas Jefferson—an eighteenth-century radical thinker who played pivotal roles in the invention of ecosystem science, the discovery of oxygen, the founding of the Unitarian Church, and the intellectual development of the United States.

Depleted Uranium: It's Everywhere!

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Wed, 01/07/2009

Dave Mazza interviews Leuren Moret, geoscientist and international expert on depleted uranium, who speaks at the Friends Meeting House on Sunday, January 11th.

Depleted Uranium's Growing Threat: An Interview with Leuren Moret

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Wed, 01/07/2009

The horrors of war don't end when the last gun falls silent. Unexploded shells, landmines, and other wartime hazards continue to take lives long after hostilities cease. Depleted uranium - or "DU" - one of the lesser know of these hazards, is spreading disease and death well beyond the battlefields on which it was once deployed. Originally viewed as a waste product in the production of fissionable nuclear material, depleted uranium was found to be effective in the manufacture of armor piercing projectiles and bombs. DU armaments are in use by the United States, Russia and several other nations. The U.S. has used DU armaments in the First Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. Israel has received DU armaments from the United States and reportedly have used them in the current hostilities in Gaza.

There is a growing scientific debate over the health impacts of residue from expended DU weapons. Increased rates in diabetes, neurological disorders and birth defects have been found where such weapons have been used. Other researchers point to evidence that DU residue introduced into the environment is spreading, contaminating skies, waterways and soil thousands of miles from the scenes of conflict.

Dave Mazza speaks with Leuren Moret, an international researcher on the impacts of DU. Leuren recently reported on the increased risk of infertility and reproductive cancers from DU exposure in Namaste Magazine.

James Abourezk about Gaza

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Mon, 01/05/2009

Per Fagereng talks about Gaza with James Abourezk, former senator from South Dakota.

The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America's First Prison for Drug Addicts

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Thu, 01/01/2009

Host Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher speaks with Luke Walden, co-author of The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America's First Prison for Drug Addicts. The book tells the story of The Narcotic Farm, a federal hospital/prison for drug addicts in Lexington, Kentucky that opened in 1935 and closed forty years later.

Luke Walden is a documentary film cameraman and editor whose most recent credits include a film about UN peacekeeping in war-torn countries.

Interview: Journalist Michelle Shepherd on Guantanamos's Child, Omar Khadr

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Mon, 12/29/2008

On January 26th, just six days after his inaugeration, President Obama
will face his first scheduled Guantanamo Tribunal. The trial of Canada born Omar Khadr
just 15 years old when captured by US forces following a firefight in
Aphghanistan is scheduled to begin.
Michelle Shepherd, Toronto Star National Security writer, and author
of Guantanamo's Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr, has documented his story and provides an onsite account of his six year incarceration in Guantanamo. Hear the latest developments in the case, new evidence that has been surfacing in pre-trial hearings and the response of the Canadian government and public to his plight.

 

Heidi Boisvert, media manager at Breakthrough

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Mon, 12/29/2008

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Heidi Boisvert, media manager at Breakthrough, a group which promotes human rights by developing new media including downloadable games. Boisvert helped to create the game ICED or I Can End Deportation to spark dialogue and create awareness of unfair U.S. immigration policies.

www.homelandgitmo.com

www.icedgame.com 

www.breakthrough.tv

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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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