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Diana Rohlman on the Black Butte Mine Superfund Site near Cottage Grove

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Mon, 12/22/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Diana Rohlman on the Black Butte Mine Superfund Site near Cottage Grove
A conversation with Diana Rohlman

Health and Health Care Forum with host Roberta Hall

A conversation with Diana Rohlman concerning the Superfund site, Black Butte Mine, near Cottage Grove, Oregon. We talk about this now-abandoned mercury (cinnabar) mine and some of the toxic remnants left behind, together with the health risks the mine poses. The history of the mine, typical of many other from the 19th and 29th centuries, goes from full-steam ahead, to abandonment, and back again several times. The community wanted this project and many have worked there or have family members who did. Diana Rohlman is the Outreach Coordinator at the OSU Environmental Science Health Center and works with other scientists, with a local school and its principal, and with the community in Cottage Grove.   

Richard Wolff on Capitalism's Christmas

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Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Richard Wolff on Capitalism's Christmas
Richard Wolff, host of Economic Update, on Capitalism's Christmas.

http://www.rdwolff.com/
http://www.democracyatwork.info/radio/

Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.: Programs, Apprenticeships and Support for Women in the Trades

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Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.: Programs, Apprenticeships and Support for Women in the Trades
We speak with Dennise Kowalczyk, Development Director, and Katie Yablonsky, Building Girls Program Manager, at Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc. about their focus and programs and about how women interested in the trades can connect with them.

http://www.tradeswomen.net/

5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche at Triangle Productions

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Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche at Triangle Productions
Host Dan Johnson speaks with Don Horn of Triangle Productions about 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche.

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche is set in a community center somewhere in middle American in 1956. The widows of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein meet in a renovated community center for their annual breakfast, where the prize-winning quiche will be declared in a much-anticipated ceremony.
The sudden threat of an atomic bomb forces the women in this idyllic American town to begin sharing their deepest secrets, which lead to some not-so-shocking confessions from the society’s leaders. 

Rural Washington County landowners fight the urban growth boundary expansion

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Mon, 12/15/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Residents of Washington County organize

KBOO speaks with three residents of rural Washington County, who have organized a petition to oppose the expansion of the urban growth boundary without a public process.

Their website: http://334thavenue.org/

Music - Everything Looks the Same by David Rovics

Margarita Alegria on Rates of Mental Illness and Esteem Issues in Different Communities

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Mon, 12/08/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Margarita Alegria on Rates of Mental Illness and Esteem Issues in Different Communities
Health and Health Care Forum with Roberta Hall

The second program from the Oregon Public Health Association for 2014 features a conversation with Margarita Alegria (pictured above), keynote speaker on day one of the conference, as they discuss why some neighborhoods and locales may be associated with issues of esteem that lead to higher rates of mental illness than other locales. Dr. Algeria, a native of Puerto Rico, is a psychologist and faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. This conversation is followed by a discussion with three Portlanders about a lively after-hours health intervention with youth in Oldtown Chinatown, in Portland. Featured in the picture below are Helen Ying, Sondra Storm, and Mireille LaFont..

Thanksgiving: Massasoit's Peace Pact with the Pilgrims: from the series Sprouts

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Fri, 11/28/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Thanksgiving: Massasoit's Peace Pact with the Pilgrims: from the series Sprouts
A historical analysis, from Peace Talks Radio, of events and people connected to that we refer to as the "First Thanksgiving."

American Indian scholars Darius Coombs and Bob Charlesbois fill in the details about Massasoit, who was the the leader of the native Wampanoag Confederacy when English settlers landed at Plymouth Rock in 1620.

They describe Massasoit's attempt to make peace for his people with the Pilgrims. He and his people kept the Pilgrims from starving in the early years of their settlement.

Also, Native American film director Chris Eyre talks about his portrayal of Massasoit for the 2009 PBS television series "We Shall
Remain" 

Dr. Helen Caldicott on "The Ukraine Crisis, Is Nuclear Conflict Likely?"

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Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Helen Caldicott on "The Ukraine Crisis, Is Nuclear Conflict Likely?"
From the series TUC Radio we hear a two part program featuring Dr. Helen Caldicott on "The Ukraine Crisis, Is Nuclear Conflict Likely?" Part TWO of the program also features Stephen Cohen.

On October 8, 2014, the life long antinuclear campaigner and author Helen Caldicott addressed the National Press Club Newsmakers in Washington, DC. She said that the United States and Russia are dangerously close to stumbling into a war over Ukraine that could go nuclear and kill millions of people in a single day. <http://www.helencaldicott.com/>

Satirist John Oliver

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Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:45am - 12:00pm
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Satirist John Oliver
Sarika Mehta interviews John Oliver, award winning writer and comedian. His HBO show Last Week Tonight presents a satirical look at the week in news, politics and current events.

Since 2006 John has been a correspondent and guest host on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. He first came to prominence while doing political stand up in the UK.

John Oliver will be performing in Portland this Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 
8:00 pm at the Keller Auditorium. (The event is currently sold out.)

Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Brian Johnson, Lila Wickham, Joyce Gaufin

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Mon, 11/17/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Health Care Forum: Oregon Public Health Association, Brian Johnson, Lila Wickham, Joyce Gaufin

Health and Health Care Forum

Brian Johnson, outgoing president of the Oregon Public Health Association, and Lila Wickham, incoming president, (pictured above) talk with Roberta Hall at the OPHA annual conference about public health concerns and about how the 500-member Association decides what issues it supports locally and in state ballot initiatives.

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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.

Diane Wilson

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Mon, 12/29/2008

 Diane Wilson talks with host Marianne Barisonek about her book "Holy Roller: Growing Up in the Church of Knock Down, Drag Out; or, How I Quit Loving a Blue-Eyed Jesus"

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.

 

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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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