Flashpoints on 08/21/08

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Thu, 08/21/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

A look at how major drug makers are pushing drugs and vaccines that have not been properly tested on consumers. And a tribute to the late poet and activist Grace Paley with Portland poet and biographer Judith Arcana.

Drinking from Puddles on 08/20/08

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Wed, 08/20/2008 - 9:00pm - 11:00pm
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Sunsara Taylor returns to Drinking From Puddles tonight !!

Activist Sunsara Taylor, of The Revolution newspaper & The World Can't Wait orginization returns to Drinking From Puddles tonight for her third interview on the program. On tap is the decline of anti-war & other protesting in the wake of Obama's nomination, as well as other connected issues regarding the war in Iraq, the potential war in Iran and America's adgenda on the world stage.

Radiozine on 08/21/08

Air date: 
Thu, 08/21/2008 - 9:30am - 10:30am

Raw Foods: A Preview of the Upcoming Festival produced by Mel Reslor

A discussion of raw foods and a preview of the 3rd Annual Raw and Living Spirit Retreat at Camp Adams in Molalla with guests Aleba Wright, author of Absolutely Abeba's Krazy Krackers and Absolutely Abeba's Edible Treats. We also hear a lecture by Victoria Bourenko, author of Green for Life. For more info, go to

The Raw and Living Spirit Retreat is August 26th-29th. For info, go to

Summer Vacation & Child Nutrition, Absinthe, Pickles and Krout

Food Show
program date: 
Sun, 08/17/2008

 Today, hosts Mark Bitterman and Marlese Franklin bring us a four-part show, starting with Annie Kirschner, Child Nutrition Coordinator at the Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force, talking about summer nutrition for kids when school lunch programs are on vacation.  

Next up is the KBOO Food News, followed by Rich Phillips, co-founder of Integrity Spirits for a discussion on Absinthe.  

58:48 minutes (26.92 MB)

Bread and Roses on 08/15/08

Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 08/15/2008 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Taking a Look at Ourselves
New York based writer and researcher Kristen Lewis is co-director of the American Human Development Project, a non-partisan, non-profit initiative to apply a well established international approach to measuring human well-being in the US. The human development index is a fact-based tool that examines health, education and income and compares the data across geographic, ethnic and gender lines within the US and across the globe. The results will surprise you and should steer a national debate. The report includes practical recommendations.
Many of the national findings are mirrored locally in Multnomah County.

Voices from the Edge on 08/14/08

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Thu, 08/14/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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AIDS and Race

African Americans make up 13 percent of the total U.S. population yet they represent 49 percent of HIV/AIDS cases in this country. In Oregon, where African Americans make up only 2 percent of the population, 8 percent of Oregonians diagnosed with HIV/AIDS are black. HIV/AIDS levels in the African American community are surpassing levels in several African nations currently receiving U.S. support to fight the disease.

Healthwatch on 08/25/08

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Mon, 08/25/2008 - 10:00am - 10:30am
Short Description: 
Health at Every Size

 Dr. Jonathan Robison discusses his new paradigm for helping people with eating and weight-related concerns, called Health at Every Size.

Out Loud on 08/12/08

Out Loud
Air date: 
Tue, 08/12/2008 - 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Short Description: 
Cascade AIDS Project guests on Out Loud

Tune in to hear from Cascade AIDS Project staff, Alison Frye, Manager of Education & Family Services, who attended the International AIDS Conference that happened in Mexico City last week.

We'll also hear about CAP programs and services, as well as what's happening nationally and in Oregon with the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

Positively Revolting on 08/15/08

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Fri, 08/15/2008 - 8:00am - 9:00am

Ani Haines interviews David Oakes, director of MindFreedom, a nonprofit organization that unites 100 sponsor and affiliate grassroots groups to win human rights and alternatives for people labeled with psychiatric disabilities.

We will review the state of mental health care and the rights of patients, including the continuation of forced electro-shock therapy and forced medications.  Also a look at MindFreedom's successes, and how you can help!  Your calls invited at 503-231-8187.

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