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Radiozine on 06/10/13

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Mon, 06/10/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jim Wallis on What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving the Common Good

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourner magazine and the author of 10 books on religion, culture and politics, about his new book "On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving the Common Good." 

Radiozine on 06/07/13

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Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Michael O'Connor talks about Hump Day, a monthly celebration of street artists

Host Robyn Shanti interviews Michael O'Connor of Creative Collaborations. Michael O'Connor dropped out of college to start a non-profit organization which "preserves and protects the opportunities of our creative entrepeneurs who are on the street" (i.e. street musicians and artists).  Hump Day is a monthly art and music festival held in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District on the second Wednesday of every month. This month it is June 12th 

Radiozine on 05/30/13

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Jonathan Shuppe on "A Chance to Win"

Jonathan Schuppe is a crime and government reporter who has spent much of his reporting life in and around Newark, NJ.  In that time, he's seen first hand the results of shattered lives and their effects on children.  But he tells a different story in his new book, "A Chance to Win."  Don Merrill talks with Mr. Schuppe about a special man who got a bunch of inner city kids interested in forming a sports team.  And not basketball or football.

Radiozine on 05/29/13

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Interview with Portland's Noise Control Officers

Portland was the first city in the U.S. to establish a Noise Control office. Has it done any good? Portland's Noise Control Officer Paul van Orden, his predecessor Paul Herman, and Noise Review Board chair David Sweet talk about what the office was designed to do, what it has actually accomplished and what they would like to do in the future. If you think helicopters, unmuffled cars and your neighbor's stereo are affronts to Portland's famed livability, or if you think a jackhammer makes a  beautiful sound, listen to this conversation to find out what rights and responsibilities you have.

For further information and to take action:

Noise Control Office, City of Portland 503-823-7350 or www.portlandonline.com and select "Noise Control" from the "Services" window

Radiozine on 05/27/13

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Mon, 05/27/2013 - 11:40am - 12:00pm
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Living Yoga and the 2013 Yogathon

Host Ren Green speaks with Michael Faith, Executive Director of Living Yoga, about the 2013 Yogathon in which participants create their own yoga challenges and then get sponsors to support their efforts; similar to how the breast cancer walkathons work.

Living Yoga's mission is to reach adults and teens in prison and in drug and alcohol treatment centers - yoga-style! - as a means of rehabilitation. 

http://living-yoga.org/

Radiozine on 05/22/13

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Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland Street artists discuss creative interventions in public spaces

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with mural artist and creative space activist N.O. Bonzo, and Tomas Valladares co-founder of The Portland Street Art Alliance and arts administrator, and Tiffany Conklin, co-founder of the Portland Street Art Alliance and PSU researcher, about promoting creative interventions in public spaces and about upcoming events. 

Image above is the mural on the back of Music Millennium by artists The Lost Cause and Jon Stommel.

Radiozine on 05/20/13

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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Radiozine Presents George Estreich, author of The Shape Of The Eye

If you have a child or know of a child that was born with Down Syndrome, please join me on Monday, 20 May, 2013 at 11:30am as I interview George Estreich, author of The Shape of the Eye. George is the winner of the 2012 Oregon Book Award for creative non-fiction in the telling of the story of raising a daughter with born with Down Syndrome. George’s memoir tells the story of how he, his wife and oldest daughter had their lives changed forever with the birth of Laura as the go from birth to diagnosis to … life. That’s Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:30am…only on your community radio station KBOO-FM 90.7 

Radiozine on 05/16/13

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Eve Ensler on her memoir In the Body of the World

Host Don Merrill speaks with Eve Ensler, activist, playwright, and author of The Vagina Monologues. Her new book is In the Body of the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection. While working in the Congo,Eve Ensler is shocked to encounter the horrific rape and violence inflicted on the women there and soon after is diagnosed with uterine cancer. As she connects her own illness to the devastation of the earth and her life force to the resilience of humanity, she is finally joined to the body of the world.

Eve Ensler speaks at Powell's City of Books Thursday, May 16th, at 7:30PM.

Thursday the 16th, 7:30pm  /  Powell's City of Books   

Radiozine on 05/13/13

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Story-teller Michael Meade on Myth, Story, and Communities Under Stress

Host Ralph Coulson interviews Michael Meade, renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. Meade has spent decades of work mentoring youth, visiting prisons, assisting war veterans and fostering dialogues between genders and races. He is the author of "Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul," "Why the World Doesn’t End: Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss," "The Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of the Soul;" editor, with James Hillman and Robert Bly, of "Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart."

Michael Meade will be at the following events in Portland:

Radiozine on 05/03/13

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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. 

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Rick Perry Revealed and How Money Leads to No Compromise in Congress

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Mon, 08/29/2011

 Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Abby Rapoport, a reporter with "The Texas Observer", about Presidential candidate Rick Perry, his campaign strategy, and his record as Governor of Texas. She also speaks with political science professor Thomas Ferguson about how Congress is listening primarily to those who contribute political money, not the public.

Read Rapoport's articles at: http://www.texasobserver.org/floor-play/why-the-gop-field-should-steal-a-page-from-perrys-2010-playbook and www.texasobserver.org/floor-play/layoffs-and-cutbacks-rick-perrys-2011-education-record

Ferguson is professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a senior fellow of the Roosevelt Institute. He recently wrote the piece, "Memo to New York Times: Data Shows That 'We' Are Not Responsible for D.C. Deadlock." Read it at: www.newdeal20.org/2011/08/15/memo-to-new-york-times-data-shows-that-we-are-not-responsible-for-dc-deadlock-55066/

 
 
 

 

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.

 
 
 

 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe about Oregon Medicare, Part 2.

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Mon, 08/22/2011

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe, Part 2.

Vern Saboe is a chiropractor in Albany, Oregon, and he was one of 44 members of the Oregon Transformation Team that developed the framework for a reorganization of Oregon's Medicaid --- and he was the only complementary care practitioner on the team so he spoke for naturopaths and other practices as well as for chiropractors. Additional to his practice, he is the legislative lobbyist for Oregon's chiropractic association, and in these two conversations he talks about all of these activities and about what preventive medicine offers in opposition to first-line treatment with drugs.

(Part 2 of 2. Part 1 of 2 aired on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 11:30 AM.)

Dr.Rosser and 3 Iraqi students talk about the Iraqi Student Project

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Mon, 08/08/2011

 Host Marianne Barisonek talks with Dr. Rosser and 3 Iraqi students about the Iraqi Student Project

 The Iraqi Student Project (www.iraqistudentproject.org) is a grass-roots effort to help war-displaced Iraqi students acquire the undergraduate education they need to participate inrebuilding their country. Dr. Robert Rosser, executive director of The Iraqi Student Project and three students: Awab AlwareFarah Mohsen and Mustafa Mahmood talk about the project and thier experiences as students here in the United States.

 

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues

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Fri, 08/05/2011

Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Veterans for Peace spoke with Stacy Bannerman, creator and producer of "Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues," a project of the Sanctuary for Veterans and Families. Also on the program are Tamara Rosenleaf, who wrote two of the monologues, and Belle Landau of the Returning Veterans Project. This program features moving readings of the military family monologues.

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues is an original performance art piece based on actual accounts of how the war is coming home. Developed and presented by military family members, Homefront 911 is a non-partisan event intended to raise awareness of the impact of nearly a decade of war on the families left behind, and strengthen the community safety net.

Medical Marijuana Use

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Fri, 07/29/2011

 A conversation with Angela Fairless, Anna Diaz and Todd Dalotto about the current state of medical marijuana in Oregon.

Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism

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Thu, 07/21/2011

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Sarah Sobieraj, author of Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism.

Sobieraj explores the dynamics and costs of media obsession by activist groups.  She says the pervasive mediatization of politics has jeopardized the ability of dissenting groups to engage in public discourse and so has altered the very fabric of both social movements and the civil society that the news media claim to inform.

Her book is an ethnographic portrait of fifty diverse organizations over the course of two presidential campaign cycles. She argues that while most activist groups equate political success with media success and channel their energies accordingly, their efforts fail to generate news coverage and come with deleterious consequences.

Arthur Stamoulis talks about the Columbia Free Trade Agreement

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Mon, 07/11/2011

Arthur Stamoulis of Oregon Fair Trade Campaign talks about the demonstration planned for Congressman Earl Blumenauer's Office on Monday, July 11 * 12:00 noon at 729 NE Oregon St (Near the 7th Avenue MAX Station)

Fifty-one union leaders were assassinated in Colombia last year — more than in the rest of the world combined. At least 17 have been assassinated so far this year.

As the Colombia Free Trade Agreement races towards a vote in Congress, our elected officials will be forced to pick a side.  Will they stand with union members, small farmers, human rights advocates and others in the United States and Colombia who oppose the FTA?   Or will they stand with the transnational corporations who profit off the violent suppression of workers' rights, the forced displacement of Afro-Colombians from their land and the dumping of subsidized agricultural commodities?

So far, Congressman Earl Blumenauer is "undecided" on the Colombia FTA.

Writer Nathaniel Philbrick on his latest book, "The Last Stand."

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Mon, 07/04/2011

Host Gene Bradley speaks with award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick about his latest book, "The Last Stand." Philbrick explores the volatile political, economic, and social forces that led to the  Battle of the Little Bighorn, the infamous confrontation, and demolishes some commonly held myths

Nathaniel Philbrick's previous books include In the Heart of the SeaSea of Glory, and Mayflower.The Last Stand was published in hardback in 2010 and is just out in paperback. He is presently at work on a book about Boston during the early years of the Revolution.

Mayflower was a finalist for both the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History and the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was winner of the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction. In the Heart of the Sea won the National Book Award for nonfiction; Revenge of the Whale won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; Sea of Glory won the Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Naval History Prize and the Albion-Monroe Award from the National Maritime Historical Society.

http://www.nathanielphilbrick.com/

 

The Oregon Food Bank in Action

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Wed, 06/29/2011

The Oregon Food Bank works with a cooperative, statewide network of partner agencies to distribute emergency food to hungry families. KBOO reporter Ross Freeman Levin visited OFB and talked to volunteers from local agencies and programs who were picking up food to distribute. Hear the voices of people involved in this important process.

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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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