Environment

Radiozine on 04/13/09

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Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 04/13/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Theresa Mitchell interviews renowned theorietical physicist Michio Kaku, cofounder of string field theory best selling author and national radio and TV host. Kaku explores the boundaries of the real world by asking, Could the impossibilities of today become the realities of the future?"

If You Love This Planet on 03/30/09

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Mon, 03/30/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

The guest is Jeff Cohen, media critic and founding director of the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College in the state of New York. He has been a TV commentator at CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, and was senior producer of Phil Donahue primetime show until it was terminated three weeks before the Iraq invasion - for political reasons.

In this interview with Dr Caldicott, Jeff describes the media environment at the beginning of the current Iraq conflict, and explains how independent journalists and bloggers has become major players in todays multimedia landscape.

Alternative Radio

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 04/01/2009 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Arundhati Roy - Terrorism: No Easy Answers (interview)

Host David Barsamian speaks with Arundhati Roy, the celebrated author of "The God of Small Things" and winner of the prestigious Booker Prize. "The New York Times" calls her, "India's most impassioned critic of globalization and American influence." Howard Zinn praises her "powerful commitment to social justice." She is the recipient of the Lannan Award for Cultural Freedom. Her latest books are "The Checkbook & the Cruise Missile," a collection of interviews with David Barsamian, and "An Ordinary Person's Guide to Empire."

There are myriad types of terrorism. But the focus is highly selective. 200,000 Indian farmers killing themselves because of debt or 4,000 children dying everyday around the world because of no access to clean water are not considered. Nor are massacres of Muslims in the Indian states of Gujarat and Maharashtra or of Sikhs
in New Delhi.  Nor are the tens of thousands of Kashmiris killed by the Indian military. The attention and emphasis is overwhelmingly on car bombings, 9/11 and Mumbai type of attacks. Massive state terrorism is not up for discussion unless the state is a designated enemy of Washington's such as Iran and Syria. America and its allies
such as Israel and India get a free pass. Can you imagine Charlie Rose or Wolf Blitzer asking Kissinger or Rice or other apparatchiks of the empire about state terrorism? Maybe when pigs fly.

Karen Coulter of Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project - An Activist Life

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Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 03/25/2009

The guest is Karen Coulter of Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project, a group that has been successfully fighting for the preservation of forests and wildlife in eastern Oregon for nearly 20 years. She discusses their upcoming fundraiser and their work to spark widespread public discussion and initiatives addressing the need to re-establish citizen authority instead of transnational corporate rule and create real democracy to protect the integrity of ecosystems and communities for the future. Eva Lake hosts.

28:36 minutes (13.09 MB)

Political Perspectives on 03/31/09

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Tue, 03/31/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Andrew Nikiforuk, author of "Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent." Canada is the largest supplier of oil to the U.S. Canada now produces more oil than Texas or Saudi Arabia. Canadian tar sand oil is dirtier and more environmentally destructive than conventional oil. 

In his recent book Tar Sands: Diry Oil and the Future of a Continent, Nikiforuk critiques the oil industry, oil-friendly bureaucrats, and petrol-guzzling North Americans for contributing to the problem. Nikiforuk will speak on Tuesday March 31st at 7-9 PM at the First Unitarian Church at SW 12th and Main. This is a KBOO co-sponsored event.

Community Calendar 3/28-29

program date: 
Fri, 03/27/2009
Community Calendar
Weekend of March 28-29, 2009
Produced by Natalie B.
 
Event Summary
 
The Better Living Show

Home, Garden, and Sustainable Lifestyle Show

March 27-29
Portland Expo Center

2060 North Marine Drive

Free admission

www.betterlivingshow.org

 

International SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day

Performance Showcase & Art Exhibit

March 28-29

1-4 pm

Portland Expo Center

1:44 minutes (1.59 MB)

Radiozine on 03/26/09

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Thu, 03/26/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

The guest is Karen Coulter of Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project, a group that has been successfully fighting for the preservation of forests and wildlife in eastern Oregon for nearly 20 years. She discusses their upcoming fundraiser and their work to spark widespread public discussion and initiatives addressing the need to re-establish citizen authority instead of transnational corporate rule and create real democracy to protect the integrity of ecosystems and communities for the future. Eva Lake hosts.

Sunnyside Neighborhood Energy: Transforming Energy from a Commodity to a Renewable Community Resource

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program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Tue, 03/24/2009

sunnyside energyThis month's featured guests are John Sorenson & Seth Truby, co-founders of  Sunnyside Neighborhood Energy(SunNE) .  Their aim is to build a local renewable energy system based at the Sunnyside Environmental school that would provide space heat and hot water for hundreds of nearby homes and small businesses.  Thermal energy districts have been created in towns and villages in Canada and Europe; if SunNE succee

30:39 minutes (21.05 MB)

Radiozine on 03/25/09

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Wed, 03/25/2009 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Todd Wilson speaks with designer Elizabeth Redmond about her work on flooring that can act as a human powered electric grid.

Flashpoints on 03/24/09

Program: 
Flashpoints
Air date: 
Tue, 03/24/2009 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Journalist Greg Palast on the 20th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez spill and the current economic meltdown. And Malik Rahim of Common Ground Relief on the current financial situation.

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