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Radiozine on 09/10/08

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Wed, 09/10/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Thomas Hager, author of The Alchemy of Air: A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler.

Radiozine on 09/10/08

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Host Melinda Bernerts asks, "How does the extinction of the world's large predators such as lions affect us?" She talks with wildlife journalist William Stolzenberg about what the loss of top carnivores means to cities like Portland.

Radiozine on 09/09/08

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Tue, 09/09/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Melinda Bernerts  hosts a special edition of Speaking of Animals with energy worker Lisa Bundy, who discusses how to send healing energy to your animal companions. Melinda will take calls and speaking with your furry friends about their issues and concerns.

Radiozine on 09/09/08

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Tue, 09/09/2008 - 9:30am - 10:00am

A conversation with members of the De La Salle High School Chapter of OPAL's Voices for Empowerment.
 

Radiozine on 09/05/08

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Fri, 09/05/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Bruce Silverman interviews Wes Jackson, botanist, geneticist, proponent of using prairie ecology as the model for agriculture, and director of The Land Institute. He has edited a new book of essays called The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability and The Limits of Knowledge. Jackson claims achieving a better world may require less information and technology, not more.

Radiozine on 09/04/08

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Thu, 09/04/2008 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Linda Olson Osterlund speaks with Jane Mayer, investigative journalist and staff writer for The New Yorker. They discuss her new book The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals.

Radiozine on 09/03/08

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Wed, 09/03/2008 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Kate Welch speaks with Portland bike lawyer Ray Thomas about pedestrian rights. He authored the recently published guide, "Oregon Pedestrain Rights: A Legal Guide for Persons on Foot. Call in with your questions during the second half hour of the show.

Radiozine on 09/02/08

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Tue, 09/02/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Host Lyn Moellech interviews author Michael Meade of the Mosaic Multicultural Foundation about Voices of Vets.  Meade will be speaking in Portland along with veterans and their families in an evening of original poetry, stories and commentary on Saturday, September 6th at 7pm at the First Congregational United Church.

Radiozine on 09/01/08

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Mon, 09/01/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Special Labor Day Documentary: Disappearing Rice Paddies

Half the world's population depends on rice for their staple food, and it is one of the most politically sensitive of agricultural commodities. In South-East Asia, where people have farmed rice paddies for thousands of years. It is eaten twice, often three times a day across the region. Today, in an exclusive FSRN documentary, we'll go to Indonesia, and hear, “Disappearing Rice Paddies,” Produced by Rebecca Henschke.

Radiozine on 08/27/08

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Wed, 08/27/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am

Marianne Barisonek interviews Lt. Col. USAF Bob Bowman, founder of the Patriots, and President of the Institute for Space and Security Studies and 9/11 Truth Candidate for Congress. He repudiates the official 9/11 commission report as "hogwash."

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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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