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Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!

 

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Next week will be the Portland premiere of "Finding Fela," a new documentary by Alex Gibney
Interview with Will Potter
Valerie Plame, the former CIA operative outed by the Bush Administration, on her new thriller BURNED
 

Episode Archive

Radiozine on 09/06/13

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Fri, 09/06/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Capitalism Works for Me! True or False

We hear an excerpt from the program Economic Update with host Richard Wolff.

Richard Wolff interviews Steven Lambert, an artist and social activist, about his work, including his national tour of “Capitalism Works For Me! True/False” – a 9 x 20ft sign allowing people to vote on whether capitalism worked for them .

Lambert has collaborated with groups from the Yes Men to the Graffiti Research Lab and Greenpeace. 

Radiozine on 08/26/13

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Gabrielle Glaser on her book "Her Best Kept Secret" about women and drinking
Gabrielle Glaser on her book "Her Best Kept Secret" about women and drinking

Author Gabrielle Glaser knows about women and drinking.  Throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s, she watched women move from glasses of wine to flasks to sneaking big Merlot empties into recycling bins.  And she did a fair amount of drinking herself.  She's written a book about it, called "Her Best Kept Secret".  Don Merrill talks with Gabrielle Glaser about why women can be honest with themselves about their drinking and why AA doesn't work for them.

Radiozine on 08/26/13

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Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Disability Awareness
Disability Awareness

Grace Reed hosts Disability Awareness focusing on issues of particular interest to people with disabilities.

Radiozine on 08/19/13

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Mon, 08/19/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Health and Health Care Forum - Imagine Medicare for All: Celebrating 48 Years
Health and Health Care Forum - Imagine Medicare for All: Celebrating 48 Years

"Imagine Medicare for All" was the theme of the party for Medicare's 48th anniversary, celebrated at Riverfront Park, Corvallis, on July 30.  Festivities included music, speeches, a Writers Wall, a chat room, the game What the Health! and cupcakes. Speakers included Nancy Pierce of Oregon Representative Peter de Fazio's office and Corvallis City Council President Richard Hervey, who described how rising health coverage costs have hurt the city and have also changed his political outlook.

Roberta Hall hosts.

Radiozine on 08/16/13

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Fri, 08/16/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Laura Gottesdeiner on the Foreclosure Epidemic

We hear an interview from Economic Update. Host professor and economist Richard Wolff speaks with author Laura Gottesdeiner about the foreclosure epidemic. 

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Radiozine on 08/16/13

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Fri, 08/16/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The National Religious Campaign against Torture or NRCAT with Linda Gustitus

The guest is Linda Gustitus, President of the National Religious Campaign against Torture or NRCAT, a Washington, D.C.-based group opposing torture.  For nearly thirty years Ms. Gustitus worked on the staff of Senator Carl Levin and was Chief of Staff for the Senate Permanent Investigations Subcommittee.  

Radiozine on 08/15/13

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Thu, 08/15/2013 - 11:45am - 12:00pm
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PSU students study Portland water supply
PSU students study Portland water supply

Three Portland State University students, recently took a Capstone course that focused on Portland's water supply. We'll hear what they learned about the history of Portland's water.

Radiozine on 08/12/13

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Mon, 08/12/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A fast paced conversation on potential cuts to seniors and the disabled
A fast paced conversation on potential cuts to seniors and the disabled

Coming to Radiozine on Monday, August 12th the conversation will center on cuts and services to our senior population in the Portland area and throughout the state.

One of the critical issues we’ll discuss is the $125 Million on the budget chopping block to DHS that one State Legislator has said will take place.

Radiozine on 07/31/13

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Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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East and West: The Hammered Metal Object

Artists Greg Wilbur, Momoko Okada Sanderson, and Japanese artist Ryota Nishikata talk about "EAST AND WEST: THE HAMMERED METAL OBJECT," which opens this week at the Museum of Contemporary Craft and Waterstone Gallery. This exhibition of contemporary hammered metal art, bringing together 11 artists from Japan and 11 artists from the United States. 

This exhibit is a traveling exhibition. It's starting in Portland and will move to San Francisco and more locations.

Teapot in image above by Ryota Nishikata

Radiozine on 07/31/13

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Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Current issues

Today we'll hear a recent program from the series Making Contact. It features Matthew Rothschild of Progressive Radio interviewing labor leader and author Bill Fletcher Jr.

Unions are getting weaker. Legislation passed in Wisconsin in 2011, and Michigan in 2012 struck at the heart of their traditional member base. Even more threatening, says Bill Fletcher Jr., the general public no longer understands or supports organized labor. This program explores why working Americans and unions have lost touch with one another and what might be done to turn that around. 

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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.

 
 
 

 

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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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.

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.”

Jose Bravo speaking on Environmental Justice and Chemical Pollutants

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Mon, 06/18/2012

 

Health and Healthcare Forum produced by Roberta Hall

This program features Jose Bravo, the keynote speaker at the NW Regional Environmental Health Conference, speaking on Environmental Justice and Chemical Pollutants

Jose T. Bravo is Executive Director of the Just Transition Alliance, which was founded in 1997 as a coalition of environmental justice and labor organizations.

José is a leader in Californian and national chemicals policy reform work, and Green Chemistry as a member of  Safer Chemicals Healthy Families and Californians for a Healthy and Green Economy (CHANGE). He is on the steering committee of the State Alliance for Federal Reform of Chemicals Policy (SAFER) and works directly with Environmental Justice (EJ) Communities and Labor (Organized and Unorganized).  José’s work in social justice issues is rooted in his upbringing in the Southern California farm fields alongside both his parents.  José has also worked on immigrant rights issues since his days as a student organizer in the 80’s to the present.  José has participated in the Environmental Justice movement since 1990, over the years he has gained recognition as a national and international leader in the EJ movement. José is also serves on the board of Communities for a Better Environment.

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Fri, 06/15/2012

 Dan Johnson interviews Sharon Sites Adams the author of "Pacific Lady" The First Woman to Sail Solo Across the World's Largest Ocean. 

Not only will Sharon describe her sailing experiences, in addition she will tell about some of the places she has visited during her sailing adventures. 

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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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