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Episode Archive

Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World

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Fri, 10/03/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Jeff Madrick about his new book "Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World." Jeff Madrick is a former economics columnist for Harper's and The New York Review of Books. His books include Age of Greed, The End of Affluence and Taking America.

Sage Metro Gay & Gray Expo 2014

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Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mya Chamberlain returns to KBOO to talk about Gay & Gray Expo 2014
Coming to Radiozine on Monday September 29, at 11:30am will be Mya Chamberlain from Friendly House. Mya will be talking about the upcoming Sage Metro Gay & Gray Expo 2014. This will be the 6th year for Gay & Gray Expo and this year promises to be full of new surpises. Join us Monday, September 29 at 11:30am for Radiozine. 

Glen Ford on Obama Preparing to Bomb His Way to Regime Change in Syria

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Fri, 09/26/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Glen Ford on Obama Preparing to Bomb His Way to Regime Change in Syria

Host Per Fagereng interviews Glen Ford, executive editor for Black Agenda Report. He has been writing extensively on Syria. His latest piece is "The Big Switch: Obama Preparing to Bomb His Way to Regime Change in Syria."
The phone lines will be open. Call in with your question or comment at 503 231-8187.

Roberta S. Hunte on "My Walk Has Never Been Average: Stories of Black Tradeswomen"

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Wed, 09/24/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Roberta S. Hunte on "My Walk Has Never Been Average: Stories of Black Tradeswomen"

We speak with Roberta S. Hunte of "My Walk Has Never Been Average:
Stories of Black Tradeswomen, a multimedia presentation based on the lives of women whose stories are rarely told. We also speak with two actors in the production; Skeeter Greene, model, actor and lyricist, and Marilyn Keller, singer and actor.

Adapted for the stage from in-depth, first-person interviews with Black women in all aspects of construction, these stories reveal great inner strength and accomplishment in the face of the multiple oppressions facing Black working class women in America. 

Dr. Martin Donohoe on Health and Environmental Effects of Growing GM Crops

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Mon, 09/22/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Dr. Martin Donohoe on Health and Environmental Effects of Growing GM Crops
Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Martin Donohoe, internist physician, adjunct associate professor of public health at PSU, and adviser to the Social Justice Committee of the Oregon chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility. They discuss some of the health and environmental consequences associated with growing genetically-modified cropsl. Dr. Donohoe is the author-editor of Public Health and Social Justice Reader, published by Jossey Bass – Wiley, in 2013. To offer resources to individuals, students, and public health professionals, he developed a website, Public health and Social Justice, http://phsj.org/, that offers slideshows, articles, and syllabi for courses.

Willamette Speaks Storytelling Event

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Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Willamette Speaks Storytelling Event
We speak with Barbara Quinn and Laura Feldman of Willamette Speaks about The Willamette Speaks Storytelling event on Saturday, September 20th, from 4 to 6pm at McMenamin's Tavern & Pool, at 1716 NW 23rd (Thurman & 23rd). 

Barbara and Laura are both with the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group.
Laura is also with Occupy St. Johns, and she is a Hanford activist.

Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT

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Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Doris Kearns Goodwin on her book, THE BULLY PULPIT
Host Gene Bradley speaks with Doris Kearns Goodwin about her book, The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism, which was just released in paperback. 

The book looks at how President Teddy Roosevelt effectively used the bully pulpit to compel the press to cover abuses in commerce, and was successful in pushing many major reforms through Congress.  

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American biographer, historian, and political commentator. She is currently featured in Ken Burns’s PBS series on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. 

Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet
The Portland VegFest is happening Saturday & Sunday September 27 & 28, 10am-6pm at the Oregon Convention Center - Exhibit Hall A, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland.
Host Kristin Yount speaks with Peter Spendelow, the President of Northwest Veg, the producer of VegFest, and Bonnie Hildebrand, Event Coordinator for Northwest Veg, about the upcoming VegFest; the environmental impacts of food choices and the benefits of plant based diets.

http://nwveg.org/vegfest_eventinfo_2014

Two Rivers, One City

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Two Rivers, One City
Jasmine Zimmer Stucky of the Columbia River Keeper and Faduma Ali of Groundwork Portland talk about Two Rivers, One City, an educational event scheduled to take place on September 9, 2014, from 6-8PM, at the Charles Jordan Community Center. The event will serve to educate, empower, and mobilize local communities to take action towards creating a liveable community—free from pollution and toxicity.

Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

We hear about the Justice Begins with Seeds Conference and Film Series. The Conference is Sat and Sun, Sept 13-14.  There will be fifty speakers, including top environmental experts from around the US, at this conference. We speak with organizer Miguel Robles.

http://biosafetyalliance.org/

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Jerry Mander on Capitalism and the movement for a better economic system

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Tue, 02/24/2015
 Host Paul Roland speaks with author and activist Jerry Mander about corporations, capitalism and the movement for a new economy. His newest book is The Capitalism Papers-Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System (2013). Mander is one of the plenary speakers at the Economics of Happiness Conference in Portland next weekend.

http://www.localfutures.org/event/usa-economics-of-happiness-conference-...

Mander is Chair of the International Forum on Globalization, encouraging global resistance to advancing corporate rule since 1993. An ex-advertising executive, Mander is also a best-selling author. His previous books include: Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television (1977);  In the Absence of the Sacred (1989); and The Case Against the Global Economy (1996).
  • Length: 27:39 minutes (37.97 MB)
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A Conversation with Helena Norberg-Hodge

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Thu, 02/19/2015
Helena Norberg-Hodge interviewed by Paul Roland from her home in Australia. The author, activist and film producer will be in Portland for the Economics of Happiness Conference February 27 to March 1.  
 http://www.localfutures.org/event/the-economics-of-happiness-conference-portland/:  
From Wikipedia:
Norber-Hodge is an analyst of the impact of the global economy on cultures and agriculture worldwide, a pioneer of the localization movement, and the articulator of the core ideas of 
Counter-development. She is producer and co-director of the award-winning documentary, The Economics of Happiness and is the founder and director of Local Futures/International Society for Ecology and Culture (ISEC).[1] Based in the US and UK, with subsidiaries in SwedenGermanyAustralia, and Ladakh, Local Futures' mission is to examine the root causes of our social and environmental crises, while promoting more sustainable and equitable patterns of living in both North and South. Its activities include The Economics of Happiness, The Ladakh Project,[1] and Global to Local Outreach.

Helena Norberg-Hodge is co-director and producer of The Economics of Happiness, a 68 minute documentary made by Local Futures in 2011. The film describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing directions. On the one hand, government and big business continue to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. At the same time, all around the world people are resisting those policies, demanding a re-regulation of trade and finance—and, far from the old institutions of power, they’re starting to forge a very different future. Communities are coming together to re-build more human scale, ecological economies based on a new paradigm – an economics of localization.

The Economics of Happiness has been shown around in the world and been featured in more than twenty film festivals. It won Best in Show at the Cinema Verde Environmental Film and Arts Festival in Florida and Best Director Award at the EkoFilm Festival in the Czech Republic.
Ms. Norberg-Hodge is on the International Commission on the Future of Food and Agriculture, launched with the support of the government of Tuscany. She is also a member of the editorial board of The Ecologist magazine and a co-founder of the International Forum on Globalisation and the Global Ecovillage Network
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From the Local Futures website page on the "Economics of Happiness" Conference http://www.localfutures.org/event/the-economics-of-happiness-conference-portland/:

 

There is an alternative. In fact, there are many!

All around the world, thousands of initiatives are demonstrating that we can create a better future: resilient communities, healthier ecosystems, equitable economies. Now we need to connect the dots, get together, translate understanding into action, and build a global to local movement!

Join us at the Economics of Happiness conference to discuss, discover and devise better systems for now and the future. Get involved in a new project. Find out how to make your work more effective. Link up with local initiatives. Debate the details. Explore new policies. Deconstruct the old. See the connections. Articulate solutions. Get engaged in creating new economy – one that works for people and the planet!

The program will include plenaries, panels, interactive workshops and other participatory sessions. The wide range of inter-connected topics will include: local food, public policy, democracy, local business, the commons, cooperatives, local finance, spirituality, connecting to nature, economic indicators, health, education, bridging the North-South divide, the new economy movement, climate justice, cultural diversity, biodiversity, environmental justice, income inequality, and the impact of the economy on our psychological well-being.

 

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

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Fri, 05/23/2014
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;
-Harry MacCormack, with the Benton County Community Rights Coalition which is gathering signatures for The Local Food System Ordinance, organic farmer and former Executive Director of Oregon TILTH;
-Audrey Moore, Freedom from Pesticides Alliance in Josephine County, which is gathering signatures for the Freedom from Pesticides Bill of Rights.

Links and contacts from today's show:

http://www.oregonrighttoknow.org/
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/
http://www.gmofreeoregon.org/jackson
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GMO-Free-Jackson-County/356680184364473
http://www.gmofreejosephinecounty.org/
https://www.facebook.com/GmoFreeJosephineCounty
http://www.bentonccrc.org (Benton County Community Rights Coalition)
http://www.ourfamilyfarmscoalition.org/
http://www.freedomfrompesticidesalliance.org/

Books mentioned:
"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA" (2014) by E.G. Valliantos and McKay Jenkins
"A Bitter Fog: Herbicides and Human Rights" (1983) by Carol Von Strom



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Mon, 09/16/2013

Kathleen Stephenson talks with Bonnie Hildebrand and Chelsea Davis about

NW VegFest: Oregon's largest plant-based food event!

On September 21 and 22 more than 6,500 people from the Pacific Northwest and well beyond flooded through the Portland VegFest doors and devoured hundreds of food samples, shopped with our veg-savvy exhibitors, attended cooking demos from celebrity chefs like Miyoko Shinner with her vegan artisan cheeses, and listened to inspiring talks from Brenda Davis, RD, Dr. John McDougall, Will Tuttle, PhD, Dr. Hans Diehl, and so much more!

  • Length: 27:07 minutes (24.82 MB)
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Hillbilly Nationalists, interview with James Tracy

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Mon, 12/24/2012

"Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times." Paul Roland interviews James Tracy, co-author with Amy Sonnie of this provocative and timely book about white radical working class groups in the late 1960's.

The Nonpocalypse

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Fri, 12/21/2012

Friday is the 2012 Winter Solstice.  There's been years of sensational hype about the date, much based on the Mayan Long Count Calendar cycle and some supposed apocalypse.

But the claims are based on bad archaeology, bad astronomy and bad geology.

Hosted by Andrew Geller, in this program, there is taped audio from both  David Stuart, the Linda and David Schele Professor of Mesoamerican Art and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin, and Mark Van Stone, a Maya expert specializing in Maya Hieroglyphs and calligraphy.  They discussed the complete lack of basis in the Mayan calendar system to support any apocalyptic claims this Friday.

Andrew next speaks live with Kristine Larsen, professor of physics and astronomy at Central Connecticut State University, to debunk the astronomical and physical sciences claims.

Storyteller, mythologist and author Michael Meade will join in last to provide background and context regarding apocalypse, apocalypsis (the original term) and why claims regarding 'the end of the world' hold such sway in certain cultures. Michael latest book is Why the World Doesn't End.

Oregon Coast Bridges

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Mon, 12/10/2012

Portland preservationist Ray Allen has written a book about the many bridges of the Oregon Coast Highway. The coast has been a travel route for thousands of years, but it wasn't until the 1930's that a government-sponsored project to build five major bridges was completed, linking North and South, and changing the local economy forever. One man, engineer/architect Conde McCullough, was primarily responsible for the success of the project. Ray Allen talks about the beauty of McCullough's concrete arch bridges, and the challenge of building in remote, rugged locations. He enables us to compare this accomplishment with contemporary challenges such as the Columbia Crossing on Interstate 5.

  • Length: 26:35 minutes (24.34 MB)
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Update from the Gaza Strip

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Fri, 11/16/2012

 Rami Almeghari is a journalist and father of two children living in al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza.  He spoke with KBOO Friday morning, November 16th about the latest in the Israeli assault on the coastal strip.

  • Length: 20:06 minutes (18.41 MB)
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Economic Update

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Fri, 09/28/2012

Host Richard Wolff interviewed John Curl, author of For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America

You can hear this program by going to the following link for the program "Economic Update":

rdwolff.com/content/economic-update-history-workers-coops

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Beyond Toxics

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Tue, 08/21/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum hosted by Roberta Hall.

Roberta speaks with Beyond Toxics executive director Lisa Arkin, and the outreach director Alison Guzman. Beyond Toxics. Beyond Toxics works toward providing environmentally safe environments for all Oregonians, and is especially interested in assuring environmental justice for all communities.

In the photo: Lisa Arkin (left) and Alison Guzman (right) with a Beyond Toxics flyer between them.

 
 
 

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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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