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Radiozine on 02/14/11

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Mon, 02/14/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Part 2 Mike Huntington on single payer health care for Oregon

Health and Health Care Forum produced by Roberta Hall.

Lobby day for a bill for universal, single payer health care for Oregon residents is scheduled for March 4th at the Capitol in Salem. Health and Healthcare forum features part 2 of a discussion of the bill with Mike Huntington of Physicians for a National Health Program, the group that worked with Jobs for Justice in developing it.

Radiozine on 01/28/11

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Fri, 01/28/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ecology and Socialism

The guest is Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism. Williams says there is still time to save humanity and the planet, but only by building social movements for environmental justice that can demand qualitative changes in our economy, workplaces, and infrastructure.

http://www.ecologyandsocialism.org/

Chris Williams will be speaking in Portland on Ecology and Socialism: How to Stop Capitalism from Killing the Planet.
Saturday, January 29th, 12pm
Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union Room 294

Radiozine on 01/24/11

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Mon, 01/24/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Far From Hollywood Awards

Host Ed Goldberg speaks with DK Holm and Marc Mohan about Far From Hollywood, an association of film critics, and the 2011 awards to be announced at the Hollywood Theater on Friday January 28th.

Radiozine on 12/27/10

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Mon, 12/27/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Take Back the Land

Host Sue Supriano interviews Max Rameau about Take Back the Land, which he founded in 2006. The group initiated a bold campaign that sparked a national movement: they began taking over foreclosed and government-owned homes, and moving homeless families into them. They have successfully moved in over 20 families to date, and many have used the opportunity to save up money and get back on their feet.

Max is a Haitian-born Pan-African theorist and organizer. He moved to Miami, Florida in 1991 and began organizing around immigrant rights, especially for Haitian immigrants, criminal justice issues and police brutality.

In 2008, Max authored the book Take Back the Land, recounting the experiences and political theory behind the Umoja Village.

Radiozine on 12/22/10

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Wed, 12/22/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"Dancing Dan's Christmas, by Damon Runyon

We feature a special holiday rebroadcast of  "Dancing Dan's Christmas, a short story written by Damon Runyon and read by Naples Yellow. The introduction and recipe for Tom and Jerrys, features Umatilla Rose and Fortunato. This presentation comes from KBOO's radio theatre show "Gremlin Time," heard every third Monday of the month at 11pm. This audio and Gremlin Time's presentation of "The Father Christmas Letters, by J.R.R. Tolkien will be posted for the next few weeks at www.kboo.fm/GremlinTime

Radiozine on 12/20/10

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Mon, 12/20/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jenka Soderberg on current issues

Jenka Soderberg hosts a discussion of net neutrality as the FCC prepares to vote on a set of rules that will give the federal government the power to regulate news and information content online.

Radiozine on 12/20/10

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Mon, 12/20/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Tom Devine, Legal Director at the Government Accountability Project.

Healthwatch is off this month.

Instead host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Tom Devine, Legal Director at the Government Accountability Project. Mr. Devine has assisted over 5,000 whistleblowers in defending themselves against retaliation and in making a difference, such as shuttering accident-prone nuclear power plants, checkmating repeated industry ploys to deregulate government meat inspection, and blocking the next generation of the bloated and porous “Star Wars” missile defense systems. He has authored or co-authored numerous books, including "Courage Without Martyrdom" and "The Whistleblower’s Survival Guide", law review articles, and newspaper op-eds, and is a frequent expert commentator on television and radio talk shows.

Radiozine on 12/13/10

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Mon, 12/13/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Global warming in Antarctica, a portrait of a world in the process of dispapearing

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Fen Montaigne, author of "Fraser's Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica." Journalist and author Fen Montaigne discusses the beauty of Antarctica, the lives of the Adelie penguins and the details of the work of scientist Bill Fraser. Fraser has worked in Antarctica since 1975. He has documented how the part of Antarctica that is home to Adelie penguins and other wildlife has warmed faster than almost any place on earth. No creature has been more profoundly affected by the changes than the Adelie, who depends on sea ice to survive.

Radiozine on 12/13/10

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Mon, 12/13/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Thomas Frank on the fatal center

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with journalist and author Thomas Frank, who recently joined Harper's Magazine as a monthly columnist. His first column for Harper's is in the December 2010 issue. It's called  "Bright Frenetic Mills." Frank writes about how media has become one big content generation mill.  In the new January issue, (pictured at left), Frank's column is called "The Fatal Center." He asks whether the U.S. political spectrum has a center or whether it is completely polarized.

Radiozine on 11/24/10

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Wed, 11/24/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Nepal in the '90s during the "people power" uprising

Host Dave Mazza interviews travel writer Jeff Greenwald about his experiences in Nepal in the '90s during the "people power" uprising.  His new book Snake Lake explores his time beneath the Himalayas as he wins the friendship of a high lama who reveals the pillars of Tibetan Buddhism; embarks on a passionate romance; and discovers what democracy means to rural Nepalese citizens -- all while covering the revolution for a major US newspaper.

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Dr. Martin Donohoe on public health and social justice, Part 2

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Mon, 01/30/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe of the Portland area who teaches a course in public health concerning social justice and medical care at PSU. This is Part Two of a two-part program.

His forthcoming book is called "Public Health and Social Justice."

His work can be found at www.phsj.org

 

 

 
 
 

 

A discussion on the growing Gay & Grey population in the Portland metro area

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Mon, 01/30/2012

Hosted by Dan Johnson 

Coming to Radiozine…Monday, January 30th at 11:30am will be Mya Chamberlain from Friendly House and Dr. Anissa Rodgers, PhD from University of Portland. The discussion will center on the growing Gay & Grey population in the Portland Metro area and the challenges this segment of the LGBT community faces.

Loss and Grief, the Dougy Center and Grief Watch

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Fri, 01/27/2012
 

Portland Songwriter and performer Lincoln Crockett and his wife Alicia, and Donna Schuurman, Executive Director of The Dougy Center for Grieving Children & Families.

In February 2011, Portland songwriter and performer Lincoln Crockett (www.lincolncrockett.com) and his wife Alicia lost their baby, Joseph Phoenix, shortly after childbirth. As they and their four year old son grieved they were introduced to two priceless resources: Grief Watch (www.griefwatch.com), a resource for dealing with loss, and The Dougy Center (www.dougy.org), an organization dedicated to help grieving children and families. These groups not only provide support to grieving families and children right here in Portland, but from all over the country. Both organizations provide invaluable information, knowledge and experience on how to grieve, how to heal, and how to live again after the kinds of losses and tragedies people fear most.

Lincoln Crockett and his fellow musicians present an evening of music with all proceeds going to benefit The Dougy Center and Grief Watch. The purpose of this benefit concert is twofold: to raise awareness of these fantastic, national-caliber resources right here in Portland and to support their important work. As the Crocketts shared their loss they realized that people around them are grieving, often alone, for lost babies, children, siblings, friends, parents and lives; most of them didn’t know about the help that is available from Grief Watch and The Dougy Center.

Crockett will perform the headlining set in various combinations ranging from solo and duo to the official debut of a full ‘dream band’ – Lincoln Crockett & Enemies. Their music ranges from modern indie folk to bluegrass-inspired virtuosity to a full electric band that plays a high-end fusion of rock and jazz. The evening will be opened by special guest Chris Kokesh performing with Crockett in their popular but rarely heard duo. Grief Watch and The Dougy Center representatives will be on hand to provide information about their services and organizations.

The Old Church is located at 1422 Southwest 11th Avenue in downtown Portland. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 6, show begins at 7.

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Thomas Frank, author of PITY THE BILLIONAIRE

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Fri, 01/20/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher welcomes journalist

Thomas Frank, author of Pity the Billionaire: The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right.

Economic catastrophe usually spawns discontent and sweeps the old order out the door. But when Thomas Frank, the author of the New York Times bestseller What's the Matter with Kansas?, set out to look for expressions of American discontent in 2009, all he could find were loud demands that the economic system bear down harshly on the recession’s victims and that society’s traditional winners receive even grander prizes. In PITY THE BILLIONAIRE Frank tells the amazing story of how the American right, which appeared to be dying after the election of 2008, was instead reinvigorated by the arrival of hard times.

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Council on American-Islamic Relations's Government Affairs Coordinator, Robert McCraw

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Tue, 01/10/2012
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Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre - How We Dignify the Dead

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Mon, 12/19/2011

 Join host and Portland area funeral director Elizabeth Fournier as she talks with Sarah Murray, author of Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre---How We Dignify the Dead. Writer and journalist Sarah Murray never gave much thought of what might ultimately happen to her remains, but her curiosity of death disposition choices and why we choose these choices began when her father was facing his end of life. She went on a journey to search out different ways of dealing with grief and how they are expressed.

Sarah Murray's Making an Exit: From the Magnificent to the Macabre - How We Dignify the Dead, is exploration of the extraordinary creativity observed in death rituals, and the author's accounts of these journeys are poignant and personal.

 
 

Chiropractor Dr. Vern Saboe on Oregon's Health System Transformation Team

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Mon, 12/19/2011

 Health and Health Care Forum - with Host, Roberta Hall

Host Roberta Hall interviews Vern Saboe, a member of the Oregon's Health System Transformation Team, a group of 45 people from all aspects of health and health care and bi-partisan lawmakers. The group was charged with developing a plan to improve the health delivery system for Oregon Health Plan and Medicaid clients. The plan focuses on coordinated mental, physical, behavioral, and oral health to free up dollars trapped in an inefficient system, increase focus on prevention, and improve care.

Dr. Vern Saboe, a chiropractor, is the only complementary medical provider of that group. They talk about his hopes and disappointments as the  recommendations of the Team become the basis for a new system of health care delivery. They also talk about the Veterans Administration's problems accepting and encouraging the use of chiropractic care for wounded veterans.

 
 
 

 

Calvin Trillin, columnist and essayist, discusses his latest work, "Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin"

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Thu, 12/15/2011
From the series Bookwaves Calvin Trillin, columnist and essayist, discusses his latest work, "Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff" with host Richard Wolinsky. Recorded in front of an audience in Berkeley on September 19, 2011 as a benefit for KPFA-FM radio.

Calvin Trillin, who became The Nation’s “deadline poet” in 1990, has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1963. He is the author of Deciding the Next Decider, A Heckuva Job, Obliviously On He Sails, and About Alice. He has also written verse on the events of the day for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and National Public Radio. He says he believes in an inclusive political system that prohibits from public office only those whose names have awkward meter or are difficult to rhyme. He lives in New York.

  • Length: 28:11 minutes (25.8 MB)
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'A Tribute to Good Health!! ' An interview with nonagenarian David Meade

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Mon, 12/12/2011

 Roberta Hall hosts a conversation with David Meade: 'A Tribute to Good Health!! '   David is 90 years old. They discuss his work with the Chicago Daily News in the 1960s -- that took him to conferences all over the world-- and his growing understanding of US militarism, and his movement toward working toward peace.........   and they talk  about his health --  both spiritual and physical. A VERY UNUSUAL AND INTERESTING PROGRAM, WITH A KBOO LISTENER and member from Philomath, Oregon.........!

 
 

 

 

Portland nurse travels to the Gaza Strip

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Mon, 12/05/2011

On October 18th, 2011, health care workers from Washington and Oregon left for a medical delegation to Gaza, hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the effects of ongoing war and occupation on the health of the citizens of Gaza. Maxine Fookson, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Portland, is the Oregon PSR representative of this group.

Maxine Fookson will join KBOO host Jenka Soderberg at 11 am on Monday December 5th to report back on her trip to Gaza.

Maxine's blog post from October 22nd, begins:

"Today was the first of our health visits. From what I am understanding, health care is administered in a number of ways here. For those who have refugee status by virtue of having been displaced from their homes and land by Israel in either 1948 or 1967 the UN provides education (until 9th grade) and health care, including all vaccines, until age 3 yrs. I learned today that each of the doctors and nurses at the UNRWA Clinics see 100 patients a day. Tomorrow I will go there and see that system. And I am sure there will be plenty to say about that. One thing that is amazing is that Gaza has an immunization rate of 90% for the basic childhood vaccines. That is so unbelievable."

Please visit Maxine's blog to read the rest of this post and more reports from her trip to Gaza.

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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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