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Episode Archive

Congressman John Lewis on His Life and Work

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Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Congressman John Lewis speaks with host Don Merrill about his life and work

John Lewis is a congressman, writer, activist and one of "Big Six" in the civil rights movement.  He has just written, with two co-authors, a graphic novel called "March".  It is the first in a trilogy that looks back at his career in an effort to present the past to young people as a way to preserve it.  Don Merrill talked with US House of Representatives member John Lewis at the Hotel Deluxe in Portland while he was here on his book tour.

Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing

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Mon, 02/17/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Lynne Segal on "Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with activist, professor and author Lynne Segal about her new book  Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing. In a society where old age is increasingly perceived as shameful, the baby-boomers are simultaneously scapegoated and deprived of power, deemed responsible for present catastrophies but robbed of a role within society. Lynne Segal's book crucially explores an oft forgotten segment of population. 

Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker on the Friday Radiozine

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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker with Kate Welch in a KBOO production room.

Kate Welch interviews Co-filmmakers Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker. They are making a film about the people who they meet on trains. Award winning legendary filmmaker Albert Maysles has made over 30 films. He talks about his early years filming with his brother David as well as his present and future projects.

Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"

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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"

Host Per Fagereng interviews Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"  about US war crimes during the war in Viet Nam.
Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian, essayist, the managing editor of TomDispatch.com, the co-founder of Dispatch Books, and a fellow at the Nation Institute.

Nick Turse speaks at Powell's City of Books on Friday, January 31st at 7: 30PM.

http://www.nickturse.com/

OSU Divest and the Faculty Senate Approval of Resolution for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Stocks

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Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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OSU Divest and the Faculty Senate Approval of Resolution for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Stocks

Oregon State University Divestment

Roberta Hall hosts a feature on the success of OSU Divest in obtaining Faculty Senate approval of a resolution asking the OSU Foundation to divest of fossil fuel stocks and the student government's role in continuing to develop the momentum for divestment.  Jesse Pettibone, OSU sophomore, talks with Roberta about student involvement. We hear the case for divestment made by Ken Winograd, the faculty member who chairs the OSU Divest Committee, and three other faculty members; Mike O'Malley, Cora Borradaile and Richard Clinton.

Photo above Jesse Pettibone; Photo below Ken Winograd.

Health Impacts of Environmental Hazards Such as Toxins with Laurel Kincl

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Mon, 01/27/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Health Impacts of Environmental Hazards Such as Toxins

Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Laurel Kincl, who directs the Outreach and Engagement core of OSU's Environmental Health Science Center. The conversation centers on the interdisciplinary research the Center conducts to determine the health impacts of environmental hazards, such as toxins, and this Center's connections to other research across the country. Laurel Kincl is shown above.

Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

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Thu, 01/16/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

Host Gene Bradley interviews historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his book "Why Read Moby-Dick?" 

Moby-Dick is perhaps the greatest of the Great American Novels, yet its length and esoteric subject matter create an aura of difficulty that too often keeps readers at bay. In his National Book Award- winning bestseller, "In the Heart of the Sea," Nathaniel Philbrick unpacked the story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex, the real-life incident that inspired Melville to write Moby- Dick. Now, he sets his sights on the fiction itself, offering a cabin master’s tour of a spellbinding novel rich with adventure and history.

The Physiology, Sociology and Politics of compassion.

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Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Scholars' Circle Panel on Compassion

From the series Scholars' Circle we feature a panel discussion looking at the physiology, sociology and politics of compassion. 
Featured speakers include Iain Wilkinson, Sociology, University of Kent; Paul Gilbert, Clinical Psychology, University of Derby; James Doty, founder, Director of the Center for Compassion & Altruism Research and Education.

Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

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Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Host Sarika Mehta interviews journalist and author Mirta Ojito about her most recent book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town, In November of 2008, which looks at the case of Marcelo Lucero, a 
thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was brutally attacked and murdered by a group of teenagers as he walked the streets of Patchogue, a quiet Long Island town. 

Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

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Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

This morning we will hear part one of a two-part series on Fukushima, Hanford and the Columbia Generating station.  This is the question and answer section of a panel discussion recorded on December 10th, 2013 here in Portland.
Listen to part one here: http://kboo.fm/content/fukushimahanfordnuclearpanelpart1

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Portland nurse travels to the Gaza Strip

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Mon, 12/05/2011

On October 18th, 2011, health care workers from Washington and Oregon left for a medical delegation to Gaza, hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the effects of ongoing war and occupation on the health of the citizens of Gaza. Maxine Fookson, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Portland, is the Oregon PSR representative of this group.

Maxine Fookson will join KBOO host Jenka Soderberg at 11 am on Monday December 5th to report back on her trip to Gaza.

Maxine's blog post from October 22nd, begins:

"Today was the first of our health visits. From what I am understanding, health care is administered in a number of ways here. For those who have refugee status by virtue of having been displaced from their homes and land by Israel in either 1948 or 1967 the UN provides education (until 9th grade) and health care, including all vaccines, until age 3 yrs. I learned today that each of the doctors and nurses at the UNRWA Clinics see 100 patients a day. Tomorrow I will go there and see that system. And I am sure there will be plenty to say about that. One thing that is amazing is that Gaza has an immunization rate of 90% for the basic childhood vaccines. That is so unbelievable."

Please visit Maxine's blog to read the rest of this post and more reports from her trip to Gaza.

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It Calls You Back

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Fri, 12/02/2011

Host Carlos Chavez interviews author, poet and activist Luis J Rodriguez. They discuss his new memoir, It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing.

Luis J. Rodriguez has emerged as one of the leading Chicano writers in the country with fifteen published books in memoir, fiction, nonfiction, children's literature, and poetry. Luis' poetry has won a Poetry Center Book Award, a PEN Josephine Miles Literary Award, and a Paterson Poetry Book Prize, among others.

Luis is best known for the 1993 memoir of gang life, “Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A.”. Now selling more than 400,000 copies, this book garnered a Carl Sandburg Literary Award, a Chicago Sun-Times Book Award, and was designated a New York Times Notable Book. Written as a cautionary tale for Luis' then 15-year-old son Ramiro—who had joined a Chicago gang—the memoir is popular among youth and teachers. One Los Angeles Public Library official said “Always Running” is the most checked out book in their vast library system—and also the most “stolen.” Despite its popularity, the American Library Association called “Always Running” one of the 100 most censored books in the United States

His latest book is the long-awaited sequel to “Always Running,” entitled “It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing” (Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster), released in the fall of 2011.

Luis is also known for helping start community organizations-like Chicago's Guild Complex, one of the largest literary arts organizations in the Midwest; Humboldt Park Teen Reach in Chicago; and Tia Chucha Press, one of this country's premier small presses. He is a founder of Youth Struggling for Survival, a Chicago-based not-for-profit working with gang and non-gang youth. He helped start Rock A Mole (rhymes with guacamole) Productions, which produces music/arts festivals, CDs, and films in Los Angeles. And he is co-founder of Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural—a bookstore, performance space and workshop center in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, which also sponsors the "Celebrating Words: Written, Performed & Sung" Literacy and Performance Festival. In addition, Luis is a renowned gang intervention specialist in Los Angeles, Chicago, and other cities as well as Mexico and Central America. His 2001 book “Hearts and Hands: Creating Community in Violent Times” (Seven Stories) summarizes three decades in this area.

Navajo elder Perry Charley talks about effects of uranium mining on the Navajo people

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Mon, 11/28/2011

 Roberta Hall hosts Navajo elder Perry Charley, Program Manager at the Uranium Education Program of the Dine Environmental Institute at Dine College in New Mexico. He talks about the effects of uranium mining on the Navajo people and issues of environmental justice.

Dine College's Uranium Education Program (UEP) is an empowerment program for Navajo Native Americans concerning radiation and environmental health issues arising from the legacy of former uranium mining/milling operations and other serious environmental impacts on the Navajo reservation. Uranium mining and milling has left large areas of the Navajo reservation contaminated with abandoned mines, mine waste and mill tailings and associated radiation. There are well-documented problems with lung cancer and silicosis in former Navajo uranium miners, and there is great concern among uranium millers and other Navajos who reside near contaminated areas about late effects of radiation exposure from these sources. There has been growing concerns over various environmental issues and their impacts to health and the environment.

www.dinecollege.edu/institutes/uranium.php

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Pachucas, Pachucos and their Culture

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Fri, 11/18/2011

Host Carlos Chavez interviews Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Gerardo "Lalo" Licon. Lalo studied history at the University of Southern California and wrote his dissertation on the Pachuco Culture. Many recognize the Pachucos as the so called "Zoot Suiters," but the zoot suit was only part of this unique and somewhat buried history and cultural identity that Lalo explains further.

A look at the healthcare system in Cuba with Jerone Stephens

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Mon, 11/14/2011

Health and Healthcare Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall.

Today's guest is Jerone Stephens, a retired political science professor who has studied Latin America, talks about the healthcare system in Cuba.

Mark Bosnian on his new book "Sing Free Now! 3 Steps to Power Passion and Confidence"

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Fri, 11/04/2011

Host Robyn Shanti interviews Portland-based vocal coach Mark Bosnian about his new book Sing Free Now! 3 Steps to Power Passion and Confidence." (www.singfreenow.com) Whether you’re in a band, love to karaoke, belong to a choir, just enjoy singing in the shower – or have always wanted to sing, but think you can’t, we will talk about the secrets Mark has developed to help you belt it out with confidence, stamina and soul.

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Christopher Ryan, co-author of "Sex at Dawn" talks about Human Sexuality

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Mon, 10/31/2011

 Joe Meyer Hosts.

My guest is Christopher Ryan, co author with Cacilda Jetha of Sex at Dawn - the prehistoric origins of modern sexuality. 

The standard narrative of modern human sexuality features a male-dominated ruling class supported by nuclear families each founded on monogamous mating.

Jetha and Ryan show that the monogamy model is very different from how humans lived before agriculture and from our genetic - preconscious expectations.

This conflict between how we evolved to behave and what society has come to expect of us, argue the  man and woman co-authors, is destructive to individuals, families, society as a whole and even the robustness of our offspring.
  
Dr Ryan discusses the evidence against the standard narrative of human sexuality and the evidence for a  more humane myth of what we have evolved to be.

Our discussion is disorganized into three sections.
observation of humans in our time - both domesticated and un
comparison of humans with other apes and anatomical evidence all pointing towards a more promiscuous and egalitarian past.

While some parts may be embarrassing, an objective understanding of our evolved sexuality can only help bring peace among the humans..

 
 
 

 

Interview with "Sex and Dawn" Author Christopher Ryan

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program date: 
Mon, 10/31/2011

 

 
The standard narrative of modern human sexuality features a male-dominated ruling class supported by nuclear families each founded on monogamous mating.
 
Jetha and Ryan show that the monogamy model is very different from how humans lived before agriculture and from our genetic - preconscious expectations.
 
This conflict between how we evolved to behave and what society has come to expect of us, argue the  man and woman co-authors, is destructive to individuals, families, society as a whole and even the robustness of our offspring.
  
Dr Ryan discusses the evidence against the standard narrative of human sexuality and the evidence for a  more humane myth of what we have evolved to be.
 
Our discussion is disorganized into three sections.
observation of humans in our time - both domesticated and un
comparison of humans with other apes and anatomical evidence all pointing towards a more promiscuous and egalitarian past.
 
While some parts may be embarrassing, an objective understanding of our evolved sexuality can only help bring peace among the humans..

Chiapas Photography Project is hosting 2 Mayan women photographers and Project Director

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Mon, 10/24/2011

 The guests are members of the Chiapas Photography Project (CPP) which currently hosts 2 Maya women photographers and the director of the project in the Portland area for lectures and workshops.  Their photos offer a privileged look at family, home and village life today. Their lectures and workshops build cross cultural understanding while encouraging pride in ethnic identity.

The Chiapas Photography Project  provides indigenous Maya people in Chiapas, Mexico with opportunities for cultural and artistic self-expression through photography. Since 1992, over 300 indigenous men and women from different ethnic groups and religious backgrounds have learned how to use photography as a mode of personal artistic expression, and many have undertaken projects that celebrate and engage members of their communities.

CPP is based in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, the commercial and cultural center of the Chiapas Highlands. The Project’s activities are both local and global in scope. CPP photographers have exhibited their work in their own towns, as well as in museums, galleries, and alternative spaces throughout the world. CPP also provides educational workshops and presentations, which educate diverse audiences about how the Project uses photography as a means to share and celebrate indigenous cultures.

The Chiapas Photography Project has gained recognition from the Mexican, American, and international press, the academic community, and the art world. As CPP has gained a global presence, it has provided opportunities for volunteers and professional photographers from around the world to work with indigenous photographers.

CPP adapts to the always-evolving photography environment, incorporating new technology, while respecting the varied conditions and preferences of those who participate in activities.

 

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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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