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Steven Johnson on "Where Good Ideas Come From"

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Fri, 10/08/2010

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with writer Steven Johnson, bestselling author of "Everything Bad Is Good for You." They discuss his new book, "Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation," which looks at what sparks our great ideas?  He also sheds light on how to recognize the conditions that could spark creativity and innovation.

22:01 minutes (3.78 MB)

Political Perspectives on 12/01/10

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Wed, 12/01/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chris Hedges - Death of the Liberal Class

Despite decades of success, the liberal class has disappeared as a defense against concentrated economic / political power structures.  Long ago co-opted into the 'game' of corporately-controlled modern politics, the gradual corruption and death of the liberal class allows, without impediments, the corporate state to dismantle the final vestiges of protection for citizens once created by more powerful, engaged liberals.

OLMV - Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action Anarchists Against the Wall + Kulongowski's Israel initiative.

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Fri, 11/26/2010

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week's first guest is Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action group, Anarchists Against the Wall <http://www.awalls.org/>, a coordinator for the Hampshire College divestment campaign and a national Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions student coordinator with Students for Justice in Palestine.  The second half hour turns local with a discussion of Governor Kulongowski's recent Memorandum of Cooperation for business development between the State of Oregon and the State of Israel.

58:19 minutes (26.69 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 11/25/10 - Open Lines

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Thu, 11/25/2010

This week Dave hosted open lines.  Callers discussed various topics; from police issues to the TSA, to things they give thanks for.

The conversation doesn't end when the program does. You can join in additional discussion of the week's issue on our blog at kboo.fm/voicesfromtheedge  (click on the "blog" tab). You'll find additional information, important links, comments from other listeners and commentary from Jo Ann and Dave. Have a question for our guests, but can't call in during the program? Post your questions on line so we can make them a part of the Voices discussion.


Program Engineer: Steve Nassar
Audio Editor: Alicia Olson

55:20 minutes (50.67 MB)

More Talk Radio on 11/29/10

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 11/29/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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How the GOP “Pledge” to Repeal Health Care Reform Affects Health Care Dispariti

Host Cecil Prescod interviews Ron Williams, Executive Director of Oregon Action, about how the GOP “Pledge” to Repeal Health Care Reform Puts Advances for Addressing Health Care Disparities for African Americans in Jeopardy and other issues.

Oregon Action works to organize moderate income progressive families in Oregon by expanding electoral capacity by using traditional tools of mobilization such doors to door canvassing, phone canvassing, leafleting, community forums, marches, rallies and special events to increase participation in the electoral process.

One Land Many Voices on 11/26/10

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Fri, 11/26/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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OLMV - Students for Justice in Palestine and Oregon does business with Israel are this week's topics

Tune in this Friday at 9:00AM on KBOO community radio for the next edition of One Land, Many Voices with hosts Wael Elasady and Will Seaman.

This week's first guest is Matan Cohen, a co-founder of the Israeli direct action group, Anarchists Against the Wall, a coordinator for the Hampshire College divestment campaign and a national Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions student coordinator with Students for Justice in Palestine.

The second half hour turns local with a discussion of Governor Kulongowski's recent Memorandum of Cooperation for business development between the State of Oregon and the State of Israel.

Poverty and Health

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Mon, 11/22/2010

Bill talks with Dr. Andrew Wilper about the relationship between poverty and healthcare, and how it even affects those with insurance.

19:28 minutes (11.14 MB)

A Deeper Look on 11/25/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 11/25/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Code Pink's Medea Benjamin on the Bush Library Protests; Holding the War Criminal Accountable!

Code Pink's Medea Benjamin on the Bush Library Protests; Holding the War Criminal Accountable!

Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund this Thanksgiving morning and her guest Medea Benjamin, to talk about the Bush Library Protests. In his just released memoir, Decision Points, Former President George Bush has admitted ordering torture and yet he is greeted with applause as he make the rounds of the book circuit. Thankfully there are activists refusing to take this lying down. Tune in to hear about the three days of activism that greeted the "ground breaking" of the Bush Library in Dallas Texas.

Radiozine on 11/24/10

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Radiozine
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Wed, 11/24/2010

Host Dave Mazza interviews travel writer Jeff Greenwald about his experiences in Nepal in the '90s during the "people power" uprising.  His new book Snake Lake explores his time beneath the Himalayas as he wins the friendship of a high lama who reveals the pillars of Tibetan Buddhism; embarks on a passionate romance; and discovers what democracy means to rural Nepalese citizens -- all while covering the revolution for a major US newspaper.

27:35 minutes (18.94 MB)
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