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Boom, Bust, Boom: Copper Mining in the 21st Century

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Tue, 04/29/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Bill Carter's book "Boom, Bust, Boom" is an expose of copper mining.

Bill Carter moved to a former copper mining town because he liked the scenery and the counterculture population. He started a vegetable garden, but got sick when he ate from it. He then learned that his yard was made from mine tailings. He looked into the copper industry, and his book Boom, Bust, Boom is the result. 

Learn more at www.boombustboombook.com

"Momenta", a documentary film about the threat of Big Coal

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:30am - 11:50am
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"Momenta", a documentary film about the threat of Big Coal

The guests are Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky of Columbia Riverkeeper and Eric Wallis, producer of "Momenta,a documentary film which captures stories from the mines of Montana and Wyoming to the ports of the Pacific Northwest that are threatened by Big Coal. Momenta is screening this Monday night, April 28th, at the Clinton Street Theater.

Writer Angie Chuang on her book "The Four Word for Home"

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Fri, 04/25/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Writer Angie Chuang on her book "The Four Word for Home"

Host Lisa Loving speaks with writer and educator Angie Chuang about her new book "The Four Word for Home." Angie Chuang takes on an assignment to “find the human face of the country we’re about to bomb” weeks after the 2001 terrorist attacks. Her five-year journey into the lives of the Shirzai family transports her far beyond journalism. She travels to their homeland Afghanistan, and becomes intimately involved with the family’s story of loss and triumph over war.

Barbara Ehrenreich on her memoir "Living with a Wild God"

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Mon, 04/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Barbara Ehrenreich on her memoir "Living with a Wild God"

Host Joe Uris interviews journalist, writer and activist Barbara Ehrenreich about her new book "Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything." In "Living with a Wild God" Ehrenreich reconstructs her childhood mission, bringing an older woman’s wry and erudite perspective to a young girl’s impassioned obsession with the questions that, at one point or another, torment us all. Ehrenreich says the book is "sort of philosophical memoir or even, I like to think, a metaphysical thriller."


Ariel Gore on her book "The End of Eve"

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Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ariel Gore on her book "The End of Eve"

Host Lisa Loving speaks with Ariel Gore, the editor & publisher of the Alternative Press Award-winning magazine Hip Mama and the author of eight books. Her latest, The End of Eve, chronicles her years spent caring for her dying mother. The memoir has been called “Terms of Endearment meets Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
 

Jeff Schiminsky on Awareness of Toxins in the Environment and Use of Sprays

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jeff Schiminsky on Awareness of Toxins in the Environment and Use of Sprays

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Jeff Schiminsky, who developed the non-profit Toxic Awareness Body of Oregon as a way to educate people about the dangerous health effects of many chemicals in everyday use, and to publicly advocate for stricter guidelines on application of pesticides and herbicides.
We discuss these topics, the EPA's current work on guidelines on use of sprays in agriculture and forestry, and the history of health problems caused by these toxins.

Project Unspeakable

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jimmy Tardy interviews cast and crew of Project Unspeakable

Host Jimmy Tardy speaks with Marcia Meyers, Robert Fish, Mary Lansing and Rodger Blackburn about Project Unspeakable, a dramatic reading of quotes from historical figures related to the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy.
Project Unspeakable lays out evidence in the form of direct quotes from people involved, either directly or indirectly, in the lives and deaths of these four men.

"Flight of the Eagle": a Documentary on the United Farm Workers Union

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Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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"Flight of the Eagle": a Documentary on the United Farm Workers Union

In honor of the birthday of labor leader and United Farm Worker co-founder Cesar Chavez, (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993), we will hear the documentary "Flight of the Eagle the United Farm Workers Union."

The program comes to us from the Pacifica Radio Archives.

Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin, Part 2

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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin, Part 2

We'll hear Part 2 of a program from the Pacifica Archives series From the Vault  which highlights an historic conversation between two radical and influential women from the feminist era of the 1970's, artist Judy Chicago and writer Anais Nin.

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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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Tali Sharot on "The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain"

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Mon, 06/27/2011

 Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Tali Sharot about her book "The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain,an exploration of the neural basis of optimism, and how the brain simulates the future. How does the brain generate hope? How does it trick us into moving forward? What happens when it fails? How do the brains of optimists differ from those of pessimists?

Tali Sharot’s research on optimism, memory, and emotion has been the subject of features inNewsweek, The Boston Globe, Time, The Wall Street Journal, New Scientist, and The Washington Post, as well as on the BBC. She has a Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from New York University and is currently a research fellow at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London. She lives in London.

Thor Hanson and "Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle"

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Mon, 06/13/2011

 Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with conservation biologist Thor Hanson about his book "Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle." Hanson says, "Their sheer diversity of form and function make feathers unique from waterproofing to flight, insulation and colorful display." He'll talk about the debate about how feathers evolved and how scientists are studying feathers to gain insights into their many valuable qualities and functions.

Thor Hanson has studied Central American trees and songbirds, nest predation in Tanzania, and the grisly feeding habits of African vultures. He is a Switzer Environmental Fellow and a member of the Human Ecosystems Study Group. Hanson’s first book, The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda, won the 2008 USA Book News Award for nature writing. He lives on an island in Washington State. www.thorhanson.net

 

Interview with Nicole Foss on energy, finance, empire, and environment.

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Mon, 06/06/2011

 Today Per Fagering and Kurt Liebezeit have a chance to sit down and interview Nicole Foss, editor of the popular financial news aggregation site The Automatic Earth, on the topics of energy and finance.  Nicole counts nuclear safety among her many areas of expertise, and although the Fukushima disaster has dropped out of the mainstream news cycle it is still very much an area of concern for her and other experts.  Nicole also earned her living in Ontario managing renewable energy policy, and she will explain why the green future that many people aspire to is very difficult to put into practice.

 

The David Swanson 'Air Cascadia' Interview in its Entirety

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Fri, 06/03/2011
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Can Oregonians co-exist with cougars?

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Tue, 05/31/2011

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Jayne Miller, founder of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, an organization dedicated to the preservation of Oregon’s cougar and the ecosystem the cougar sustains. OreCat is an educational foundation working to help people make better decisions about cougars, promote open spaces for them, and create better wilderness management plans. OreCat offers educational presentations and tools for free to Oregonians, schools, communities and churches to help citizens, livestock and agriculture enterprises live fear free with cougars as our Native Nations have done for thousands of years. 

Jayne Miller, founder of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, talks about Cougars

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Mon, 05/30/2011

 Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Jayne Miller, founder of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, an organization for Oregonians dedicated to the preservation of Oregon’s cougar and the ecosystem the cougar sustains. OreCat is an educational foundation working to help people make better decisions about cougars, promote open spaces for them, and create better wilderness management plans. OreCat offers educational presentations and tools for free to Oregonians, schools, communities and Churches to help citizens, livestock and agriculture enterprises live fear free with cougars as our Native Nations have done for thousands of years.

 

Truth to Power: Rae Abileah Stands up to Israeli PM Netanyahu

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Fri, 05/27/2011

Listen...What's that?  Hear that?...that's the sound of one individual making a difference.

Listen...

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Marc Freedman and his book, THE BIG SHIFT: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife.

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Mon, 05/23/2011

 Host Crystal Leighty speaks with Marc Freedman about his book THE BIG SHIFT: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife.

Marc Freedman is founder and CEO of Civic Ventures. An award-winning social entrepreneur, frequent commentator in the national media, and the author of Encore,Prime Time, and The Kindness of Strangers, Freedman spearheaded the creation of Experience Corps and The Purpose Prize.

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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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