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Radiozine on 07/15/13

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Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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What The Festival

Host Ren Green speaks with Peter Clark of What the Festival or WTF about the experience of WTF from music, art and performance to workshops and film screenings.  The festival runs July 26-28 2013 at Wolf Run Ranch, Oregon

Radiozine on 07/08/13

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Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland's slabtown Neighborhood: A History

Portland's Slabtown has a colorful history. The area, which encompasses most of what is now called the Northwest Neighborhood, has seen Native Americans, Chinese vegetable farmers, lumber and steel mills, major league baseball players, a World's Fair, economic decline and gentrification, and more. It has been transformed from streams and large lakes within a thick forest, to one of the most urban locations in Oregon. Local historians Norm Gholston and Tracy Prince talk about this history, which they researched along with Mike Ryerson, for their new book "Portland's Slabtown". They even explain how it got its name.

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Radiozine on 06/28/13

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Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:30am - 11:55am
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The Art of the Interview: A Conversation with Don Merrill

Ren Green interviews Don Merrill, a news, arts, and public affairs contributor here at KBOO. He has a KBOO podcast called Between Us, he writes about interviewing for his blog, Vox Pop, and contributes to multiple interviewing sites. His recent credits include musicians Dwight Yoakam and Ziggy Marley, and authors Jonathan Schuppe and Jonathan Goldstein. Don shares what interviewing means to him and how he got started.

Radiozine on 06/28/13

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Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Interview with Author James Lough

Erin Yanke interveiws author James Lough about his most recent book  This Ain't No Holiday Inn: Down and Out at the Chelsea Hotel 1980-1995

We'll talk about the 100 years of the Chelsea Hotel as an artist colony, the idea of uncomfortable experiences, criminals,  and cultural figures coming together to make a bohemian scene.

James Lough will be in Portland Saturday June 29th at the Jack London Bar.

Radiozine on 06/26/13

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Wed, 06/26/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Western Wildway Network

The guest is Kim Vacariu, Western Director for the Wildlands Network. He currently works on the Western Wildway Network Initiative, which aims to protect wildlife corridors along the Western Wildway from Alaska to Mexico. The Wildlands Network is urgently restoring, protecting and connecting our best wildlife places throughout North America.

Radiozine on 06/24/13

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Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Oregon's legislative actions regarding health issues

Health and Health Care Forum

Roberta Hall presents the latest interviews and a little commentary on Oregon's legislative actions regarding health issues.

Radiozine on 06/24/13

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Mon, 06/24/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Disability Awareness with guest Israel Bayer of Street Roots

Grace Reed hosts Disability Awareness. Her guest is Israel Bayer, Executive Director of "Street Roots." Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

Radiozine on 06/21/13

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Fri, 06/21/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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“Remembering Stonewall”, the classic documentary by David Isay

 

“Remembering Stonewall”, a documentary produced by David Isay in 1989 to honor the 20th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, an uprising by patrons of a New York gay bar, an event that is often seen as the birth of the gay liberation movement.

KBOO broadcasts this documentary every year during the month of June.

Radiozine on 06/21/13

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Fri, 06/21/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest

The guest is journalist Sandi Doughton who has written about science for The Seattle Times. Over her 20-year career she has covered environment, science, health and medicine. She'll talk about her new book "Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest" which introduces readers to the scientists who are dedicated to understanding the way the earth moves and describes what patterns can be identified and how prepared (or not) people are.

Sandi Doughton on Friday, June 21st at 7:30PM at POWELL'S City of Books 1005 W Burnside

Radiozine on 06/20/13

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Thu, 06/20/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Oregon Poet Laureate: Paulann Petersen

Radiozine welcomes Oregon Poet Laureate, Paulann Petersen.  She will read poems from her new full-length collection, Understory, and discuss her role as an "ambassador of poetry".

Oregon’s sixth Poet Laureate, Paulann Petersen has published six full-length books of poetry, including: The Wild Awake, Blood-Silk, A Bride of Narrow Escape, Kindle, and The Voluptuary. Her most recent chapbook is Shimmer and Drone, poems about India. She was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, and the recipient of the 2006 Holbrook Award from Oregon Literary Arts. Petersen serves on the board of Friends of William Stafford, organizing the January Stafford Birthday Events.

http://www.paulann.net

http://www.oregonpoetlaureate.org/

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"The Economics of Happiness," an interview with Helena Norberg Hodge

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Tue, 10/11/2011

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Helena Norberg-Hodge, the internationally renowned environmentalist and leading critic of conventional notions of growth and development. She is the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize. She is founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture and author of "Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh.

Helena Norberg Hodge talks about the upcoming Portland screening of her documentary film "The Economics of Happiness" on October 14th. The screening is a fundraiser for the Earth and Spirit Council. The "Economics of Happiness" depicts a world that, on the one hand, continues to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. But at the same time it shows the movements of people around the world who are resisting those policies, demanding a re-regulation of trade and finance—and, far from the old institutions of power, they’re starting to forge a very different future.

Also part of the interview is Linda Rudnick, a board member of the Earth and Spirit Council.

Join the Earth and Spirit Council for a special fundraising screening of The Economics of Happiness, a documentary about the worldwide movement for localization by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick & John Page, held at The Hollywood Theatre at 7 pm on Friday, October 14, 2011.

http://earthandspirit.org/Economic-of-Happiness.htm

  • Length: 30:15 minutes (27.69 MB)
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Sandra Steingraber talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food.

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Mon, 10/10/2011

 The guest is writer and ecologist Sandra Steingraber, author of the groundbreaking book "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment." Her latest book is "Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis." She talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food. Steingraber is a powerful voice against fracking in her home in New York state.

Sandra Steingraber is speaking in Portland on Thursday October 20, 2011 from 7-9PM at the Old Church at 1422 SW 11th Ave. The event is is hosted by the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP).

 

True Wealth: How & Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, Hi-Satisfaction Economy

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Fri, 10/07/2011
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Juliet Schor about her recent book: True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, High-Satisfaction Economy 
 
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A groundbreaking statement about ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live.   In True Wealth, economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social innovations and new technology can simultaneously enhance our lives and protect the planet. Schor shares examples of urban farmers, DIY renovators, and others working outside the conventional market to illuminate the path away from the work-and-spend cycle and toward a new world rich in time, creativity, information, and community.
 
Juliet B. Schor is a bestselling author, professor of sociology at Boston College, and cofounder of A New American Dream, an organization devoted to transforming North American lifestyles to make them more ecologically and socially sustainable. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts.

CAIR: Where do the Feds Get These People? Anti-Muslim 'Trainers' unleashed on the Rookies

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Wed, 10/05/2011

A Washington state Muslim group has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate alleged anti-Islam bias in FBI trainings of law enforcement officers and regular citizens.

In a letter mailed Monday to the department's civil rights division, the Washington Council on American-Islam Relations accused the FBI of trainings that including "false, misleading and fear-producing information."

The letter lists a number of complaints about FBI trainings, including one in Seattle last spring, where participants at a "citizens' academy" at the FBI office said they were given a handout comparing Arab/Islamic propaganda with Nazi propaganda.

The complaint also mentioned an FBI training lecture in Washington, D.C., also last spring that was critical of Islam. The bureau employee who gave the lecture contended, among other things, that the more devout a Muslim is, the more likely he is to be violent. The lecture came to light last month, at which time the FBI said it has begun a review of its training to make sure it is consistent with FBI standards.

A Muslim-American woman who participated in the Seattle training said she was surprised by the handout because everything else about the eight-session "citizens' academy" had been respectful.

The FBI in Seattle has issued a statement saying the agency is currently conducting a comprehensive review of all training and reference materials that relate to religion or culture.
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Northwest Permaculture Convergence: Finding Common Cause

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Wed, 09/28/2011

 Host Sue Supriano speaks with Jan Spencer, organizer of the Northwest Permaculture Convergence, which will be held October 13 - 16 in Portland and the Columbia County Fairgrounds [St. Helens]. The theme is "Finding Common Cause."

Jan Spencer has lived in New York, Texas, Arkansas and Oregon. He has travelled out of a back pack to over 35 countries over 5 years on four continents. Highlights of his life include living two years in a rural commune in the Arkansas Ozarks, backpacking in the Ruwenzori Mountains of western Uganda, surfing at Raglan, New Zealand, painting adventures by bike in Italy and his current suburban permaculture project in Eugene. Jan's interests include geography, global affairs and art. He is a self described weather and climate enthusiast.

Urban land use, economics, permaculture, human potential, spirituality, global relations and the environment combine for a unique fusion of Jan's interest. His presentations are upbeat, positive and entertaining including elements of scholar, social critic and stand up comedian.

Jan has made presentations in numerous towns in Oregon, Washington State, the Bay Area, Austin, Texas and Eugene. Venues and hosts have included neighborhood meetings, civic organizations, churches, Grange Halls and conferences such as the Eco City World Summit, Bioneers, Environmental Law Conference and National Co Housing Conference in Seattle.

Articles Jan has written have been featured in The Permaculture Activist, Talking Leaves, Architecture Week, Sentient Times and numerous guest opinions in the Eugene Register Guard. He has made radio interviews in Oregon, Washington State and Florida. He self published “Global Trends – Local Choices” and is working on a fiction novel Eugene – 2035.

Finally, Jan has become a pioneer and advocate for suburban property conversion. His ¼ acre site in Eugene, after ten years, convincingly shows what a suburban property can become. It features grass to garden, rain water catchment, reclaiming automobile space, passive solar re design, edible landscaping and much more. The implications of suburban property conversion are immense touching on economics, human potential, the environment and eco culture change.

 
 
 

 

Emma Marris on her book "Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World."

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Mon, 09/26/2011

Host Gene Bradley speaks with Emma Marris, author of "Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World."  In her book Marris interviews leading scientists and environmentalists and visits imaginary Edens, designer ecosystems, and Pleistocene parks. She contends that we must replace our desire for an unattainable Eden with a more practical dream: a global, half-wild, "rambunctious garden" planet, tended by us.

 
 
 

 

Ben Ross, co-author of THE POLLUTERS, on the chemical industry's impacts on health and environment

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Mon, 09/19/2011

Roberta Hall of Health and Health Care Forum hosts a conversation with Ben Ross, co-author of "The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment", which examines the history of the chemical industry's impacts on health and the environment.

Benjamin Ross and Steven Amter tell the story of how the chemical industry, abetted by a compliant government, set loose a plague of pollution that began in the years before and directly following World War II, a plague that still lingers today. The advent of new synthetic chemical products such as Nylon and DDT created new hazards just as the expansion and mechanization of industry exacerbated old ones. Environmental dangers well known today — smog, pesticides, lead, chlorinated solvents, asbestos, and even global warming — were already recognized in that era by chemists, engineers, doctors, and business managers. A few of them spoke out about these dangers, others overlooked scientific truth in pursuit of wealth and prestige, and many struggled to find a balance between the interests of industry and the needs of the wider world.

 
 
 

 

"Railroaded:The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America," historian Richard White

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Fri, 09/16/2011
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Fri, 09/16/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America

"Bundled securities...phony annual reports...bribed politicians...a crashed economy. These familiar-sounding conditions are just part of the legacy of the men who built the 19th century transcontinental railroads. In Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, historian Richard White tells the story of corporate misconduct, incompetence and greed surrounding the construction of the transcontinental railroads that changed America. White reconstructs the convoluted paper trail that enriched Gilded Age capitalists and triggered three economic crisis in the late 19th century." Dave Mazza hosts.

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The Halo Foundation's work helping orphans and at-risk children worldwide.

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Thu, 09/15/2011

Host Ren Green interviews Chris West of the Portland Branch of the Halo Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides food, water, shelter, clothing, education, art therapy, caretakers, medical services, and vocational training to orphans and at-risk children worldwide. We also provide opportunities for American youth to learn about volunteerism and philanthropy.

The Halo Foundation is sponsoring "The Art of Love," on Thursday September 15th, 2011, Time: 7:30-9:30pm. The event will raise funds for The Bukesa Children’s Home, an orphanage in Uganda, Africa which provides food, water, shelter, medicine, education and art therapy for 34 children. Be-yond seeking to provide the financial resources for the home’s work, the event will also promote local artists, presenting their work along side paintings and drawings from Ugandan children about what they love and hope for the world. For more information about The HALO Foundation, or the Bukesa Children’s Home visit:

www.haloworldwide.org

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Sharon Gary Smith, the new Executive Director of the MacKenzie River Gathering

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Mon, 08/29/2011

 Jay Thiemeyer interviews local activist Sharon Gary Smith, who is the new Executive Director of the MacKenzie River Gathering.

Sharon Gary Smith is a native Oregonian who has worked locally and nationally for racial and economic justice, with a special focus on addressing health inequity and reproductive justice.

 
 
 

 

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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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