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Episode Archive

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign and Universal Healthcare in Vermont

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Fri, 06/06/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign and Universal Healthcare in Vermont

We speak with James Haslam, Executive Director of the Vermont Workers Center, about their Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign. 

Since 2008, the Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign has been working to make universal healthcare a reality in Vermont. In 2011, their people’s movement succeeded in getting a groundbreaking law passed: Act 48, which commits Vermont to creating a healthcare system providing healthcare as a public good and ensuring everyone can get the healthcare they need, when they need it.



http://www.workerscenter.org/healthcare

James Haslam speaks in Portland this Friday, June 6th, at 7:00 PM

Meghan Murphy on Elliot Rodger, Misogyny and Violence Against Women

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Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Meghan Murphy on Elliot Rodger, Misogyny and Violence Against Women

On May 23 in Isla Vista, California, 22-year-old Elliot Rodger murdered six people and wounded 13 more. Rodger, in his blog as well as on Youtube, cited women for not giving him attention, sex and love as motivation for his attack. Most media outlets have talked up what happened as the act of a deranged young man. Yet the tragedy has also prompted a larger conversation about male entitlement in a world where women face escalating threats of rape and violence, not to mention persistent gender disparities in work, education and civil society, each day.

How KBOO Began: Today Is An Important Anniversary

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Fri, 05/30/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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KBOO's "Proto"-History: 1964-1968

Last year we celebrated KBOO's 45th anniversary on the air. Now we are marking the station's 50th year. Huh? It took four years to go from concept to reality. Listen in and learn about KBOO's earliest days -- why the station was created, who was involved, how we got our call letters and our first tiny transmitter.   

Sea Change Radio Interview with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal on the Wilderness Act

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Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sea Change Radio Interview with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal on the Wilderness Act

We hear an episode of Sea Change Radio featuring a wild discussion with Jason Mark, the editor of Earth Island Journal, as we honor the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Wilderness Act of 1964. Mark shares his misgivings about what he views to be a technological threat to some of nature's most mysterious spots and how much of our wild is already pretty tame. Then, he and host Alex Wise delve into conservation policy and talk about the surprising number of bipartisan conservation bills that unsurprisingly have not yet been passed by Congress. 
http://www.cchange.net/

March on Against Monsanto! Momentum builds against genetically modified organisms in our food.

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Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Anti-GMO initiative victories on Tuesday, campaign for GMO labelling, Saturday's March and more...

On the heels of Tuesday's local initiative victories against GMO crops and the day before this year's March on Monsanto, host Paul Roland looks at the building grassroots movement for GMO-free food and against corporate behemoths Monsanto and others who are pushing genetic modification and trying to block citizen initiatives   Guests will include:
In studio:
-Julia Degraw, NW Organizer of Food & Water Watch and campaigner for Oregon Right to Know ballot initiative to require labelling of GMOs in food products.
By phone:
-Elise Higley of Our Family Farms Coalition, campaign director of the recently-passed Jackson County ballot initiative banning GMO crops and Jackson County organic farmer;

Mark Lakeman on the Village Building Convergence Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 1st

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Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mark Lakeman on the Village Building Convergence Friday, May 23rd through Sunday, June 1st

We speak with visionary architect Mark Lakeman of City Repair about the upcoming Village Building Convergence, which is described as a conference/festival/neighborhood improvement day.

The event features workshops and keynote speakers. celebrations of public art, lavish decorations, communal dinners, local bands and a lot of work to directly improve spaces which the public either owns or has access to. 

http://vbc.cityrepair.org/index.php?id=1

Martin Blank on The Dangers of Cell Phones and Wifi + lawyer Dafna Tachover on Israeli Wifi Lawsuit

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Fri, 05/16/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Martin Blank on The Dangers of Cell Phones and Wifi + lawyer Dafna Tachover on Israeli Wifi Lawsuit
Edited to remove the pitch breaks. Dafna starts at 27:31.
We have known that electromagnetic radiation causes a variety of harmful biological effects for scores of years.  Yet, the wireless industry has been very effective at casting doubt, much like the tobacco industry with secondhand smoke.

Dr. James Gordon on his book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"

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Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. James Gordon on his book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Dr. James Gordon about his new book, "Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression." 

Dr. James Gordon will be speaking in Portland on Friday, May 16th, at 7PM as part of "Healing Hearts, Minds and Bodies: Keys to Emotional and Mental Wellbeing, and Pathways to Getting There."

Friday, May 16, 6 - 9 pm (5:30 registration)
Opening speaker: Gayathri Ramprasad, 6-7PM
Keynote address: Dr. James Gordon, 7-9PM

Saturday, May 17, 7:30 am – 6 pm
• Continuing education & community workshops
• Panel discussion
• Health and exhibitor resource fair
• Luncheon table talks

5/2 - Sarah van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! magazine

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Fri, 05/02/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Sarah van Gelder, co-founder of Yes! magazine

The guest is Sarah van Gelder, co-founder and executive editor of YES! magazine. Sarah leads the framing and development of each issue of YES! She'll talk about the current issue "Education Uprising" and the forthcoming issue on Media and Storytellers. 

Full Disclosure: Joe Lewis

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Wed, 04/30/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Full Disclosure: Joe Lewis

Jimmy Tardy hosts S. Brian Willson and Mike Hastie in the KBOO studios when we talk with Kent State shootings survivor Joe Lewis. Joe was the closest shooting victim to the "National Guard" unit that opened fire on students protesting the announced expansion of the Vietnam War into Laos and Cambodia. Join us on the anniversary of Nixon's announcement as we talk about the shootings, the war and what it all means.
This discussion is part of the ongoing effort known as Full Disclosure, an answer to the White House's 12 year long effort to mythologize and trumpet the Vietnam War as a noble cause.

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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.

 
 
 

 

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/

 
 
 

 

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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