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Radiozine on 10/28/10

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Thu, 10/28/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Dogs who provide relief to chronic pain patients who respond to heat therapy

Host Allison Miliones interviews Nancy Gordon, the founder of the service dog advocacy organization Paws for Comfort. She believes that a Mexican hairless dog known as Xoloitzcuintli (or Xolo for short) can provide relief to chronic pain patients who respond to heat therapy. Gordon said that the symptoms of her chronic fibromyalgia have been significantly lessened thanks to her Xolo, Toaster – and as a result she has become an enthusiastic proponent of the breed, which has a centuries-old reputation for healing.

Radiozine on 10/25/10

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Mon, 10/25/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Roundtable on the new face of military recruiting, and counter-recruiting efforts taking place.

Making Contact

Stretched by fighting two wars, the US military has stepped up efforts to recruit teenagers and young adults. Guest host Anna Sussman hosts a roundtable discussion about the new face of military recruiting, and counter-recruiting efforts taking place. 

Sandra Schwartz, American Friends Service Committee San Francisco Peace Education Coordinator; David Ledesma, One Voice Executive Director; Sokthy Mean, Bay-Peace counter recruiter

Radiozine on 10/18/10

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Mon, 10/18/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Writer Leslie Marmon Silko on her new memoir "The Turquoise Ledge"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Leslie Marmon Silko, a former professor of English and fiction writing and the author of novels, short stories, essays, poetry, articles, and filmscripts. She has won prizes, fellowships, and grants from such sources as the National Endowment for the Arts and The Boston Globe. She was the youngest writer to be included in The Norton Anthology of Women's Literature, for her short story "Lullaby." Ms. Silko lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Radiozine on 09/30/10

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Thu, 09/30/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Robert Michael Pyle discusses his new book "Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year,"

Lepidopterist, ecologist and author Dr. Robert Michael Pyle discusses his new book "Mariposa Road: The First Butterfly Big Year," which chronicles his year of searching for butterflies across North America. Dr. Pyle is the author of 14 books including the classic "Chasing Monarchs."

Radiozine on 09/29/10

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Wed, 09/29/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Writer Yiyun Li on her book, "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl"

Host Bruce Silverman speaks with Yiyun Li about her new collection of short stories, "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl."

Radiozine on 09/27/10

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Mon, 09/27/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the health effects of global warming

Health and Healthcare Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's show features Part 2 of an interview with Dr. Catherine Thomasson, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility, on the health effects of global warming.

Radiozine on 09/22/10

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Wed, 09/22/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Cultural Diplomacy in Eastern Tibet

The guest is Dianne Aigaki, a botanical artist and consultant for nonprofit organizations worldwide, who
lives between India, Tibet and Mexico. She moved to Dharamsala, India at the foot of the Himalayas in 1996, and began working as a volunteer consultant for the Tibetan Exile Government.

Radiozine on 09/15/10

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Wed, 09/15/2010 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Exploring serious gaps in the 911 investigation.

A conversation with Phillip Shenon, author of “The Commission,” about even more things into which the 9/11 Commission did not explore.

 

Radiozine on 09/13/10

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Mon, 09/13/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Michael Klaper and Dr. Milton Mills

KBOO producer Mel Reslor presents excerpts from past talks by two presenters at this year's Portland VegFest. We hear Dr. Michael Klaper and Dr. Milton Mills. 

Radiozine on 09/03/10

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Fri, 09/03/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Writer Ann Hood on her novel, "The Red Thread"

Community Grooves is off this month.

Instead we'll hear host Crystal Leighty speaking with writer Ann Hood about her latest novel "The Red Thread," an exploration of the adoption process, specifically the adoption of Chinese girls by five couples in Providence, Rhode Island, brought together by the Red Thread Adoption Agency.

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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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