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Community Conversations: Talking About Issues That Are Important To You

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Mon, 04/27/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Conversations About Issues That Impact Our Lives
Join Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod as they engage in conversations on international and domestic political, social, and economic issues that impact our daily lives.  Share your thoughts and help build community conversations for social change. 503-231-8187, moretalkradio@gmail.com

2015 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Recipients Speak

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Mon, 04/20/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Peace Writing Scholarship Recipients Share Their Award Winning Essays

Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod interview Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility's (PSR) 2015 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship recipients: : First Place - Chelsea Lin (West Linn High School, West Linn, OR) Second Place - Everett Somers (The Academy of Arts and Academics, Springfield, OR) Third Place - Josiah Taylor (Trillium Charter School, Portland, OR)

#DearIRS We Refuse To Pay For War and Weapons

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Mon, 04/13/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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War Tax Resistance

   As the April 15 tax deadline approaches, many social justice people are conflicted about the use of their tax dollars for US mililtarism. Cecil Prescod speaks with Ruth Benn, Coordinator for the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee about conscientious objectors to paying taxes for war. 

It's Spring: Signs of Renewal and Hope

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Mon, 04/06/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Discussion on signs of new life in our community
It is spring. Time for spring cleaning, new life, new hope. The news is not all bad. Share signs of new life and new hope in yourself, your community, and our world.  Where are the signs of transformation? How do we spot  these signs?  Join Celeste and Cecil for a conversation about renewal, restoration, and revolution.  503-231-8187, moretalkradio@gmail.com

Addressing Challenges That Women Face In Society

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Mon, 03/30/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A discussion on how women confront gender inequality in our culture
As Women History Month comes to a close you are invited to reflect on the challenges that women still face, especially in fields dominated by men that are powerful forces in our culture and economy. Share your views  with hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod and the community. 503.231-8187, moretalkradio@gmail.com

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Beyond Starbucks: Talking About Race in America

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Mon, 03/23/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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How do we have meaningful conversations about race in our society?
Race and racial issues are on everyone's lips these days. With Starbuck's short-lived PR Campaign "Race Together", its even more so...literally.  Is this just lip service? Or should there be short, sweet and superficial chats along with deep and profound conversations? Join Celeste and Cecil on  More Talk Radio to discuss how we can meaningfully address race issues in America.
Share your thoughts, 503-231-8187, moretalkradio@gmail.com

ACTIVISM AND YOU: FIRED UP OR BURNT OUT?

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Mon, 03/16/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A discussion on activism and what inspires or defeats us

Join Celeste and Cecil for a discussion about  activism and finding balance in our lives. 

The Trappist monk and social critic Thomas Merton o observed  “There is a pervasive form of contemporary violence to which the idealist most easily succumbs: activism and overwork. The rush and pressure of modern life are a form, perhaps the most common form, of its innate violence. To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit oneself to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything, is to destroys the fruitfulness of our own work, because it kills the root of inner wisdom which makes work fruitful.” 

International Women's Day 2015

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Mon, 03/09/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Women speak about issues concerning women
In recognition of  International Women's Day (March 8), women will talk about issues concerning women.  Women (women only) are invited to call and share your thoughts 503-231-8187, or email at moretalkradio@gmail.com

A New Poor People's Campaign For Today

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Mon, 03/02/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Building A New Social Movement To End Poverty
Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak to Willie Baptist and John Wessel-McCoy from the Poverty Initiative/ Kairos Center and the new Poor People's Campaign about the movement to end poverty. 
The cornerstone of the Kairos Center is the Poverty Initiative whose mission is to raise up generations of religious and community leaders dedicated to building a social movement to end poverty, led by the poor.
Join us with your questions and comments. 503-231-8187. moretalkradio@gmail.com

More Talk Radio on 02/23/15

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Mon, 02/23/2015 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Greening Military Bases

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Sun, 04/05/2009

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with two guests about a new project for turning US military bases into eco-development centers. This project will forge a diverse global coalition to press for the transformation of hundreds of US military bases overseas into eco-centers for launching the global green economy from the grassroots.

In the first half hour of the show the guest is Kevin Danaher, co-founder of Global Exchange. Since co-founding Global Exchange in 1988, Dr. Danaher has spoken at hundreds of universities and for community organizations throughout the U.S. He conducts workshops on issues ranging from the dynamics of the global economy to how we can replace the power of transnational corporations with local green economy networks.

In the second part of the show the guest is Miriam Pemberton, a Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, who writes and speaks on demilitarization issues for its Foreign Policy In Focus project. She leads a group that produces the annual “Unified Security Budget for the United States.

 

Afghanistan with Reuben Brigety and Carl Conetta

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Sun, 03/15/2009

The topic is Afghanistan with guests Reuben Brigety of the Center for American Progress and Carl Conetta, co-director at the Project on Defense Alternatives.

More Talk Radio, USA Foreign Policy on Africa

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Sun, 03/08/2009

What Do We Know About Current US Foreign Policy for Africa and What Should We Know?

The guests are Imani Countess and Melvin Foote. Ms Countess is TransAfrica Forum's Senior Director of Public Affairs (http://www.transafricaforum.org )and the Co-Chair of the Jubilee USA Network (http://www.jubileeusa.org).

Mr. Foote is the founder and President of Constituency for Africa (http://www.cfanet.org  and http://allafrica.com). He is a pioneer in the field of African Affairs with over 35 years of experience in 30 countries.

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Randy Shaw, social activist and writer

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Sun, 03/01/2009

Hosts Cecil Prescod and Celeste Carey speak with activist and writer Randy Shaw, author of "Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW, and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century." Shaw will discuss the UFW's impact and its influence on recent labor organizing, the immigrant rights movement and other current social activism.

More Talk Radio 02/23/2009

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Sun, 02/22/2009
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Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Harold Holzer, co-chairman of the U.S. Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and author of over 30 books on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Holzer is a contributor to a special Smithsonian Collector's Edition called "Lincoln: America's Greatest President at 200."

Harold Holzer is one of the country's leading authorities on Abraham Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. His latest book is Lincoln President-Elect: Abraham Lincoln and the Great Secession Winter 1860-1861.

Hussein Ibish discusses the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

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Sun, 01/11/2009

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Hussein Ibish, Senior Fellow, the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP); former Communications Director, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee. He'll discuss the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; U.S. actions and their implications in the Arab world.

Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence

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Sun, 01/04/2009

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. The group is organizing with other secular and faith-based groups "Camp Hope: Countdown to Change" in Chicago, four blocks from Obama's residence there. The camp begins on New Year's Day and continues to Dr. Martin Luther King Day. Kelly says "Large lobbying groups, including some of the large corporations, are pushing Obama around the clock to preserve the status quo, wage war and provide for unbridled greed. What we're asking is that the money spent on the military be spent instead on soluble problems such as lack of healthcare."
 

Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects

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Sun, 12/14/2008

Hosts Cecil and Celeste lead a discussion of the increased need for food and shelter for low-income and others affected by the current recession. Their guest is Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects.

Pulitzer Prize journalist Steve Fainaru

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Sun, 12/07/2008

Cecil and Celeste speak with Pulitzer Prize journalist Steve Fainaru. On assignment for the Washington Post he traveled with a group of security contractors on their missions in Iraq. He was one of the last people to see them alive. Fainaru's new book, Big Boy Rules, is a shocking expose' of the parallel army of private contractors. He talks about the people who are fighting America's war for money.

Global Policy Network Organizer Tony Avirgan

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Sun, 11/23/2008

Hosts Cecil and Celeste speak with Global Policy Network Organizer Tony Avirgan about what kind of world system might emerge out of our economic meltdown.

Comments

Poll Watcher:"High Concetration of People of Color" Voting

If the act of voting -exercising a duty and privilege- evokes this response, we ought recognize that the vote is most valuable and must be protected.

federal reserve

greetings, good show this morning. another good book is "web of debt" and also a podcast going through the basics. a link to the book can be found from the podcast page. folks should get onto this.

http://c-realmpodcast.podomatic.com/entry/449084

My error

Hi, Cecil, I called in to your fine program this morning to give the announcement about Imam Mamadou Toure's presentation at the Quaker Meetinghouse. Apparently I gave the wrong date: the correct date is Friday, January 25. I would greatly appreciate it if you could give that date on next week's program, I'm sorry to have confused things.
Peace, Jim Metcalfe

 

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