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Roy Scranton on "Learning to Die in the Anthropocene"

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Fri, 12/18/2015 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Author Roy Scranton discusses his book "Learning to Die in the Anthropocene"
THIS PROGRAM WAS POSTPONED DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES. 
Instead we heard "Portraits of Alzheimer's from the series Sprouts.

http://pacificanetwork.org/sprouts-radio-from-the-grassroots/


Host Katheen Stephenson speaks with writer Roy Scranton about his book, "Learning to Die in the Anthropocene (City Lights 2015)."

"In Learning to Die in the Anthropocene, Roy Scranton draws on his experiences in Iraq to confront the grim realities of climate change. The result is a fierce and provocative book."—Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

Ethical Issues in the Hospital with John Hofer and Hong Lee of Salem Hospital

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Mon, 12/14/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Ethical Issues in the Hospital with John Hofer and Hong Lee of Salem Hospital

Health and Health Care Forum with host Roberta Hall

TRUDELL: Honoring an artist and truthspeaker

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Fri, 12/11/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The words, life and music of John Trudell
Paul Roland hosts a special tribute to the Santee Dakota activist, poet, musician and thinker, with a selection of talks and music from different periods of his career.

Van Jones on Facing the Facts, Standing in the Truth and Working for Environmental & Social Change

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Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Van Jones on Facing the Facts, Standing in the Truth and Working for Environmental & Social Change
Van Jones spoke at Portland State University on October 28th as part of  Portland State of Mind and a kick off to Social Sustainability Month. 

Per Fagereng on his novel Jack Moloney's Century

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Fri, 12/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Per Fagereng on his novel Jack Moloney's Century

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with longtime KBOO host Per Fagereng about his new dystopian novel, Jack Moloney's Century.
When Jack Moloney jumped ship in the year 2000 the United States was the world's great power. When Jack died 80 years later the world was in pieces, and his long life ended in a place called Cascadia. Jack Moloney grew up in Derry, in British-occupied Ireland. He helped some friends lob a mortar round at a British army camp, and the IRA got him out of town. From Ireland to a Caribbean cruise ship, to New York, Chicago, the Great Plains and Oregon -- Jack lived through a great turning point in human history.


Oregon Public Health Association Meeting, Part 2

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Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Oregon Public Health Association Meeting, Part 2

Part two of two reports from the Oregon Public Health Association meetings held October 12th-13th of this year begins with a conversation with Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, a keynote speaker.

Welcome to Night Vale

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Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Welcome to Night Vale
Host Ken Jones talks with Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, creators and writers of the Welcome to Night Vale podcast. The podcast takes place in the fictional southwestern desert town of Night Vale, where all conspiracy theories are real, and libraries can be fatal. The bi-weekly podcast started in June 2012 and has, since then, been downloaded more than 100 million times worldwide. The podcast has also spawned a touring live show, and now a novel, titled of course, Welcome to Night Vale, which debuted at number 4 on the NY Times fiction best seller list.

Unlearning Patriarchy with Professor Claudia von Werlhof

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Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Unlearning Patriarchy with Professor Claudia von Werlhof
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Facing the Harsh Realities of Now with David Wasdell from the Apollo-Gaia Project

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Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Facing the Harsh Realities of Now with David Wasdell from the Apollo-Gaia Project

What if we are already committed to a hostile climate shift over 8 degrees C? Is the Paris summit based on a lie? David Wasdell from the Apollo-Gaia project on his stunning new video & paper "Climate Dynamics: Facing the Harsh Realities of Now". 

From the series Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith
http://www.ecoshock.org/

Pastors for Peace Takes Medical Supplies to Cuba: Marge Stevens and Mike Bellstein

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Mon, 11/09/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Pastors for Peace Takes Medical Supplies to Cuba: Marge Stevens and Mike Bellstein

Marge Stevens and Mike Beilstein, who helped Pastors for Peace deliver medical supplies to Cuba this July, speak with host Roberta Hall about the medical work of Pastors for Peace, and its parent group, the Inter-religious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO). Mike has been involved with the program for about 20 years and has traveled with the caravan for 10 years, while Marge has gone on two trips. They talk about the history of the program, the medical program in response to hurricanes that Cuba is famous for, why Cuba needs the prescription drugs that Pastors for Peace bring, the community health/primary care model that Cuba practices, the Latin American School of Medicine, and current relations between Cuba and the United States.

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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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Marie Long and Medical work in Nepal

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Mon, 07/30/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall.

In this segment, we hear Marie Long, a neurosurgeon who did volunteer medical work at Tribuvan Hospital, Nepal, and developed a project to prevent neurological diseases that have afflicted some Nepali people.

 

Nancy Sullivan with Problems Arising from Fad Diets and Processed Foods

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Mon, 07/30/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall

 

Today's guest is Nancy Sullivan, a registered dietitian who uses nontraditional methods to understand and help clients with gastrointestinal problems. In this conversation we talk about difficulties in interpreting symptoms and problems that can arise with fad diets and with additives in commercially prepared foods.

 
 

 

William deBuys on "The West in Flames"

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Wed, 07/25/2012

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with William deBuys about his recent article on TomDispatch.com "The Oxygen Planet Struts Its Stuff: Not a “Perfect Storm” But the New Norm in the American West."

William deBuys, a TomDispatch regular, is the author of seven books, most recently A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest. He has long been involved in environmental affairs in the Southwest, including service as founding chairman of the Valles Caldera Trust, which administers the 87,000-acre Valles Caldera National Preserve in New Mexico.

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The Bliss Experiment: 28 days to personal transformatoin.

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Fri, 07/20/2012

Host Joe Meyer speaks with Sean Meshorer, author of THE BLISS EXPERIMENT, about what prevents us from being really happy, how our definition of happiness is influenced by pop culture, how our brains have been rewired to believe we will be satisfied once we hit a big pay day and what happens when we achieve what we thought would make us happy. Sean Meshorer is a blogger at The Huffington Post. His website is www.seanmeshorer.com/

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Oregon Rules for Complementary and Alternative Practitioners

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Mon, 07/16/2012

 Roberta Hall hosts Health and Health Care Forum.

Her guest is Vern Saboe, a chiropractor who is a member of Oregon's Health System Transformation Team, a group of 45 people from all aspects of health and health care and bi-partisan lawmakers. The group was charged with developing a plan to improve the health delivery system for Oregon Health Plan and Medicaid clients. He will talk about rules affecting Complementary and Alternative practitioners. Public comment on these rules ends on July 22nd.

 
 
 

 

Interview with So Much Pretty author Cara Hoffman

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Fri, 06/29/2012

KBOO's Between the Covers reporter Jennifer Kemp and guest reporter Desmond Fuller interviewed So Much Pretty author Cara Hoffman. So Much Pretty is a harrowing, provakative and exhilerating recent novel dealing with small town politics and personal and societal accountability. Hoffman takes the reader to a faltering town in upstate New York where an ambitious Cleveland journalist, a family of DIY countercultural New Yorkers and their fierce and imaginative daughter, and members of the town's industrial agricultural elite all become entangled in the murder of a young, local woman, Wendy White. So Much Pretty is told from the vantage points of multiple characters, jumping back and forth in time, finally arriving at a startling conclusion. A murder mystery on the surface, So Much Pretty delves much deeper into issues of linguistic integrity, economics, rural and urban mentalities, the secret wonders and childhood, environmental degredation and sexual violence.

Rachel Bristol, retiring CEO of the Oregon Food Bank, on the history of OFB and hunger in Oregon

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Fri, 06/29/2012

Rachel Bristol, chief executive officer of the Oregon Food Bank, or OFB, is retiring at the end of June after decades of work fighting hunger in Oregon. She speaks with KBOO's Kathleen Stephenson about the history of the Food Bank, the importance of the Waterfront Blues Festival as a fundraiser for the Food Bank and current hunger issues in Oregon.

Photo of Rachel Bristol with OFB Board Member Philip Kalberer by Stuart Mullenberg.

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The Oregon Food Bank: Ending Hunger Through Dedication and Innovation

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Wed, 06/27/2012

KBOO volunteers recently visited the Oregon Food Bank distribution center in North Portland to find out more about their efforts to end hunger. Food bank staff gave a guided tour of some facility highlights including the teaching gardens, the chicken coop, and demonstration kitchens. Volunteers contribute thousands of hours to support Food Bank activities, some of which are highlighted during the tour.

Food Bank projects highlighted in this program include:
Plant a Row for the Hungry
Learning Gardens
Community FEAST | Building Food Security
 
One of the Food Bank's many projects is The Waterfront Blues Festival which celebrates its twenty fifth anniversary this year beginning next Wednesday afternoon in downtown Portland. (KBOO will be broadcasting from the Blues Festival live). The festival is the largest fundraiser for the Oregon Food Bank and 100 percent of gate donations and ticket sales directly benefit the Food Bank.

The five-day festival features Charlie Musselwhite, Galactic and the Steve Miller Band to name a few of the national acts highlighting this year’s events. Concert goers are asked to donate two cans of food and ten dollars to see an entire day’s lineup at the Blues Fest.

The Oregon Food Bank’s mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes, because no one should be hungry. Since 1982, Oregon Food Bank has led the fight against hunger in Oregon and southwest Washington by collecting and distributing food through its regional network of neighborhood food pantries and regional food banks.

The Oregon Food Bank Network helps nearly one in five households fend off hunger. The Food Bank also leads statewide efforts to increase resources for hungry families and to eliminate the root causes of hunger through advocacy, nutrition education, garden education and helping communities strengthen local food systems.

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Important information from the Oregon Food Bank website:

“As a result of growing levels of long-term unemployment, 260,000 people per month eat meals from emergency food boxes. Of those, 85,800 are children. For the first time ever, Oregon Food Bank distributed more than 1 million emergency food boxes in fiscal year 2010-11.”

“Growing levels of long-term unemployment have forced more and more people to seek emergency food assistance. 28 percent of adult emergency food box recipients are unemployed and looking for work, compared to only 20 percent in 2008.”

“A basic family budget — enough to cover the essential needs for a family of four — was $45,274 in 2007, while a full time job at Oregon's 2010 minimum wage provided only $17,500.”

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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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