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Radiozine on 05/13/13

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Mon, 05/13/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Story-teller Michael Meade on Myth, Story, and Communities Under Stress

Host Ralph Coulson interviews Michael Meade, renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. Meade has spent decades of work mentoring youth, visiting prisons, assisting war veterans and fostering dialogues between genders and races. He is the author of "Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul," "Why the World Doesn’t End: Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss," "The Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of the Soul;" editor, with James Hillman and Robert Bly, of "Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart."

Michael Meade will be at the following events in Portland:

Radiozine on 05/03/13

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Fri, 05/03/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Sarah Anderson of the Institute for Policy Studies about their new report, "Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay."

The report released on May 2nd covers the CEO "performance pay" loophole. The report quantifies just how much taxpayers pay for certain CEOs. For example, Stephen Hemsley, UnitedHealth CEO, got $68 million in CEO pay over a two-year period thanks to the tax bucks paid by everyday Americans. These same CEOs are also with the 'Fix the Debt,' a group calling for austerity measures that will impact the poor, elderly, and others. 

Radiozine on 04/29/13

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Mon, 04/29/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Health and Health Care Forum: Focus on Mental Illness

Health and Health Care Forum: Focus on Mental Illness 

Host Roberta Hall moderates a discussion, first, with three members of a local chapter of National Alliance for Mental Illness, and then with psychiatrist Dr. Jim Phelps.  They talk about problems of mental health treatment, needs of patients and family members, and potential solutions.

Radiozine on 04/26/13

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Fri, 04/26/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Local author Ren Green on her book, "A Very Long Story about Karma that Will Probably Make me Cry"

Ren Green (aka RenSter to her Burning Man friends) has had a very interesting ride through many of the school systems in the Western Hemisphere as a child and as a parent.  And now she’s giving some payback, uh, … insight.  Don Merrill talks with her about her first book, "A Very Long Story about Karma that Will Probably Make me Cry" that will also probably make you laugh and shudder .

Radiozine on 04/22/13

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Mon, 04/22/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Local activist

Host Chris Andreae welcomes local activist Mark Lakeman of City Repair for this Earth Day Special.  They'll talk about the Hunter/Gatherer path and where it might have lead us to at this point in time and what that might look like.

Radiozine on 04/19/13

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Fri, 04/19/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Gary Nabhan on The Future of Orchards in Times of Climate Change

From the series TUC RADIO Gary Nabhan on THE FUTURE OF ORCHARDS IN TIMES OF CLIMATE CHANGE

At the 2012 Heirloom Seed Expo the co-founder of the local food movement, ethnobotanist and tender of a 6 acre orchard in Arizona, Gary Nabhan, made a wise and moving appeal to value the vast contribution orchards can make to mitigating climate change and resisting the impact of drought and heat.

Radiozine on 04/19/13

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Fri, 04/19/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Jayne Miller of Oregon Cougar Action Team on Two Bills that Would Allow Use of Dogs to Hunt Cougar

Host Stephanie Potter interviews Jayne Miller, rancher and head of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, about two bills currently being discussed in the Oregon Legislature that would relax the ban on using hound dogs to kill cougar. In 1994 Oregon passed Ballot Measure 18 which bans hunting bears with bait or cougars with dogs. 

Now two cougar-related bills before the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee. House Bill 2624 would exempt counties from the statewide prohibition on using dogs to hunt cougars and black bears, if county voters approve. It also would allow the use of bait to hunt bears. 

Radiozine on 04/18/13

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Thu, 04/18/2013 - 11:30am - 11:55am
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Two brothers, two bikes and two years: An attempt to find the social ties lost in popular culture

Sara Sneath speaks with Noah Hussin about a bicycle trip through American communities that are DIY building a new culture of sustainability and sharing. Noah and his brother Tim Hussin are creating a feature-length film from the adventure entitled America reCycled.

Radiozine on 04/15/13

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Mon, 04/15/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Pornifying Violence: Panel on Changes in Pornography Today

From the series WINGS, Women's International News Gathering Service, we hear a program on "Pornifying Violence", a wide-ranging discussion of changes in pornography today.  

One of several panels of women from feminist organizations and media, held at the Vancouver Public Libary December 1, 2012, hosted by Vancouver Rape Relief and Women's Shelter. Discussion includes definition of pornography and examination of its effect on society, especially in an era when rapes are routinely posted on the internet. 

Radiozine on 04/05/13

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Fri, 04/05/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Sam Pizzigati on "The Rich Don't Always Win"

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Sam Pizzigati about his book The Rich Don't Always Win: The Forgotten Triumph over Plutocracy that Created the American Middle Class, 1900–1970. 

Polls now show that two-thirds of Americans believe that the nation's enormous wealth ought to be "distributed more evenly." But almost as many Americans—well over half—feel that protests against inequality will ultimately have "little impact." The rich, millions of us believe, always get their way.

Except they don't.

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March on Against Monsanto! Momentum builds against genetically modified organisms in our food.

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Fri, 05/23/2014
On the heels of Tuesday's local initiative victories against GMO crops and the day before this year's March on Monsanto, host Paul Roland looks at the building grassroots movement for GMO-free food and against corporate behemoths Monsanto and others who are pushing genetic modification and trying to block citizen initiatives   Guests will include:
In studio:
-Julia Degraw, NW Organizer of Food & Water Watch and campaigner for Oregon Right to Know ballot initiative to require labelling of GMOs in food products.
By phone:
-Elise Higley of Our Family Farms Coalition, campaign director of the recently-passed Jackson County ballot initiative banning GMO crops and Jackson County organic farmer;
-Harry MacCormack, with the Benton County Community Rights Coalition which is gathering signatures for The Local Food System Ordinance, organic farmer and former Executive Director of Oregon TILTH;
-Audrey Moore, Freedom from Pesticides Alliance in Josephine County, which is gathering signatures for the Freedom from Pesticides Bill of Rights.

Links and contacts from today's show:

http://www.oregonrighttoknow.org/
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/
http://www.gmofreeoregon.org/jackson
https://www.facebook.com/pages/GMO-Free-Jackson-County/356680184364473
http://www.gmofreejosephinecounty.org/
https://www.facebook.com/GmoFreeJosephineCounty
http://www.bentonccrc.org (Benton County Community Rights Coalition)
http://www.ourfamilyfarmscoalition.org/
http://www.freedomfrompesticidesalliance.org/

Books mentioned:
"Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA" (2014) by E.G. Valliantos and McKay Jenkins
"A Bitter Fog: Herbicides and Human Rights" (1983) by Carol Von Strom



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Mon, 09/16/2013

Kathleen Stephenson talks with Bonnie Hildebrand and Chelsea Davis about

NW VegFest: Oregon's largest plant-based food event!

On September 21 and 22 more than 6,500 people from the Pacific Northwest and well beyond flooded through the Portland VegFest doors and devoured hundreds of food samples, shopped with our veg-savvy exhibitors, attended cooking demos from celebrity chefs like Miyoko Shinner with her vegan artisan cheeses, and listened to inspiring talks from Brenda Davis, RD, Dr. John McDougall, Will Tuttle, PhD, Dr. Hans Diehl, and so much more!

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Hillbilly Nationalists, interview with James Tracy

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Mon, 12/24/2012

"Hillbilly Nationalists, Urban Race Rebels and Black Power: Community Organizing in Radical Times." Paul Roland interviews James Tracy, co-author with Amy Sonnie of this provocative and timely book about white radical working class groups in the late 1960's.

The Nonpocalypse

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Fri, 12/21/2012

Friday is the 2012 Winter Solstice.  There's been years of sensational hype about the date, much based on the Mayan Long Count Calendar cycle and some supposed apocalypse.

But the claims are based on bad archaeology, bad astronomy and bad geology.

Hosted by Andrew Geller, in this program, there is taped audio from both  David Stuart, the Linda and David Schele Professor of Mesoamerican Art and Writing at the University of Texas at Austin, and Mark Van Stone, a Maya expert specializing in Maya Hieroglyphs and calligraphy.  They discussed the complete lack of basis in the Mayan calendar system to support any apocalyptic claims this Friday.

Andrew next speaks live with Kristine Larsen, professor of physics and astronomy at Central Connecticut State University, to debunk the astronomical and physical sciences claims.

Storyteller, mythologist and author Michael Meade will join in last to provide background and context regarding apocalypse, apocalypsis (the original term) and why claims regarding 'the end of the world' hold such sway in certain cultures. Michael latest book is Why the World Doesn't End.

Oregon Coast Bridges

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Mon, 12/10/2012

Portland preservationist Ray Allen has written a book about the many bridges of the Oregon Coast Highway. The coast has been a travel route for thousands of years, but it wasn't until the 1930's that a government-sponsored project to build five major bridges was completed, linking North and South, and changing the local economy forever. One man, engineer/architect Conde McCullough, was primarily responsible for the success of the project. Ray Allen talks about the beauty of McCullough's concrete arch bridges, and the challenge of building in remote, rugged locations. He enables us to compare this accomplishment with contemporary challenges such as the Columbia Crossing on Interstate 5.

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Update from the Gaza Strip

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Fri, 11/16/2012

 Rami Almeghari is a journalist and father of two children living in al-Maghazi refugee camp in central Gaza.  He spoke with KBOO Friday morning, November 16th about the latest in the Israeli assault on the coastal strip.

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Economic Update

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Fri, 09/28/2012

Host Richard Wolff interviewed John Curl, author of For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America

You can hear this program by going to the following link for the program "Economic Update":

rdwolff.com/content/economic-update-history-workers-coops

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Beyond Toxics

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Tue, 08/21/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum hosted by Roberta Hall.

Roberta speaks with Beyond Toxics executive director Lisa Arkin, and the outreach director Alison Guzman. Beyond Toxics. Beyond Toxics works toward providing environmentally safe environments for all Oregonians, and is especially interested in assuring environmental justice for all communities.

In the photo: Lisa Arkin (left) and Alison Guzman (right) with a Beyond Toxics flyer between them.

 
 
 

Fighting Coal Transport Through the Pacific Northwest: Reform and Revolution.

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Fri, 08/17/2012

Oregon and Washington have dramatically reduced coal-powered energy generation. As a result coal companies are pushing to export tens of millions of tons of coal from Montana and Wyoming, through Pacific Northwest ports, to Asian markets. The coal would pass through dozens of communities in Oregon and Washington by rail, barge, or ship. Mercury and other toxins from Asian fired coal returns to the Columbia valley as blowback and acid rain.

KBOO's Joe Meyer presents interviews with:
 

Phil Rigdon, Deputy Director for Yakama Nation Department of Natural Resources - http://www.yakamanation-nsn.gov/

Dan Serres the Conservation Director at Columbia Riverkeeper - http://columbiariverkeeper.org/

Paul Cienfuegos a rights based organizer out of Portland, Oregon - http://paulcienfuegos.com/

Bonnie Meltzer, a neighborhood activist - http://www.facebook.com/NorthPortlandCoalCommittee

 The show's emphasis is on what humans can do about it and listens through the lens of reform and revolution.

The music for the show is 'Paradise' by John Prine performed by Johnny Cash.

Aria Minu-Sepehr on "We Heard the Heavens Then", his memoir of a boy in revolutionary Iran

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Mon, 08/13/2012

 Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with Aria Minu-Sepehr about his book We Heard the Heavens Then, a memoir of a boy in revolutionary Iran.  Seen through the eyes of a ten year old with unusual access to the two poles of his society – modern and traditional – the tale recounts the rising tension, collision, and eventual fallout of the split.

Following the fall of the Shah of Iran in 1979 and the purges that targeted the author’s class, Aria Minu-Sepehr sought refuge in the United States. The hostage crisis, a year later, would prove that the edicts of the Iranian Revolution could impact the global community and destroy the goodwill of one people for another. Aria Minu-Sepehr has worked to bridge that divide. He has lectured on issues concerning Iranian culture and U.S. foreign policy, and created and directed Forum for Middle East Awareness at Susquehanna University, where he also taught world and Middle Eastern literature. In 2007, an excerpt of We Heard the Heavens Then was awarded the John Guyon Literary Non-Fiction Prize. Aria Minu-Sepehr lives with his family in Oregon.

 
 
 

 

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Correction

 A typo occured with one of our guests, Todd Dalotto on Radiozine this past Friday. Our apologies for the oversight.

 

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