Techno-Utopianism & the Fate of the Earth: from the International Forum On Globalization

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Fri, 11/28/2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
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Techno-Utopianism & the Fate of the Earth: from the International Forum On Globalization
A Teach- In on Why Technology Will Not Save the World. 45 Scholars, Authors & Activists over two days provide an analysis on why immediate change is required in our thinking, behavior, values and economies, before Nature and human society are terminated. 

We hear moderator Ralph White, NY Open Center, and four speakers: Jerry Mander, IFG: Questions We Should Have Asked About Technology (pictured above); Richard Heinberg, (below left) Post Carbon Institute: "The Party's Over,'
Anuradha Mittal(India), (below center) Oakland Institute: "Stealing Nature" 
Andrew Kimbrell, ICTA (below right): "The End of Market Capitalism"

Noam Chomsky

Program: 
Democracy Now!
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Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:00am - 8:00am
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Noam Chomsky
Democracy Now spends the hour with world-renowned political dissident Noam Chomsky, who spoke in the hall of the U.N. General Assembly at an event sponsored by the United Nations Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People in October.

Celebrating Native American music to start off a Thanksgiving Day Special!

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Thu, 11/27/2014 - 5:30am - 7:00am
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Featuring music from "Native North America, Vol.1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock & Country, 1966-1988"

Giving thanks for Native American musical/cultural heritage.

We start off a KBOO Thanksgiving Day special this morning with music of Native America, focusing on a brand new release from Light in the Attic records,  "Native North America, Vol.1: Aboringinal Folk, Rock & Country, 1966-1985." We'll hear most of the folk/acoustic songs from the three LP/two CD collection.

From the Light in the Attic page for the album:

Indigenous Voices on A Colonial Holiday

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Thu, 11/27/2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
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Conversations on how to Decolonize Thanksgiving and Beyond!
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks but for many the problematic history of the creation of this holiday casts a shadow on what Thanksgiving is supposed to represent.  On Thanksgiving morning, on KBOO, we bring you Indigenous voices on a Colonial Holiday. 

Tune in from 8:00AM to Noon for a series of special public affairs programs including a conversation with local activist and founding member of Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotery, Jacqueline Keeler. We will also hear the voices of Dr. David Lewis and Dr. Michael Yellow Bird. We'll talk about history, politics, education, food and how to decolonize Thanksgiving!

Detailed schedule coming soon!

Hosted and Produced by Paul Roland and Delphine Criscenzo

Special guest pianist & composer Mark Simon

Program: 
A Jazz World
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Wed, 11/26/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Join us for a conversation with pianist Mark Simon about his new CD "Inkling" and more great music.

Mark Bekoff discusses "Rewilding our Hearts: Building Pathways of Compassion and Co-existence"

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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interview with animal rights activist and expert Marc Bekoff

Human excesses have led to the planet's worst extinction crisis in tens of millions of years. Our consumption patterns force billions of animals, every year, to face suffering and slaughter on factory farms.
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