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Congressman John Lewis on His Life and Work

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Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Congressman John Lewis speaks with host Don Merrill about his life and work

John Lewis is a congressman, writer, activist and one of "Big Six" in the civil rights movement.  He has just written, with two co-authors, a graphic novel called "March".  It is the first in a trilogy that looks back at his career in an effort to present the past to young people as a way to preserve it.  Don Merrill talked with US House of Representatives member John Lewis at the Hotel Deluxe in Portland while he was here on his book tour.

Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing

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Mon, 02/17/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Lynne Segal on "Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with activist, professor and author Lynne Segal about her new book  Out of Time: The Pleasures and Perils of Ageing. In a society where old age is increasingly perceived as shameful, the baby-boomers are simultaneously scapegoated and deprived of power, deemed responsible for present catastrophies but robbed of a role within society. Lynne Segal's book crucially explores an oft forgotten segment of population. 

Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker on the Friday Radiozine

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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker with Kate Welch in a KBOO production room.

Kate Welch interviews Co-filmmakers Albert Maysles and Nelson Walker. They are making a film about the people who they meet on trains. Award winning legendary filmmaker Albert Maysles has made over 30 films. He talks about his early years filming with his brother David as well as his present and future projects.

Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"

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Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"

Host Per Fagereng interviews Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam"  about US war crimes during the war in Viet Nam.
Nick Turse is an award-winning journalist, historian, essayist, the managing editor of TomDispatch.com, the co-founder of Dispatch Books, and a fellow at the Nation Institute.

Nick Turse speaks at Powell's City of Books on Friday, January 31st at 7: 30PM.

http://www.nickturse.com/

OSU Divest and the Faculty Senate Approval of Resolution for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Stocks

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Wed, 01/29/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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OSU Divest and the Faculty Senate Approval of Resolution for Divestment of Fossil Fuel Stocks

Oregon State University Divestment

Roberta Hall hosts a feature on the success of OSU Divest in obtaining Faculty Senate approval of a resolution asking the OSU Foundation to divest of fossil fuel stocks and the student government's role in continuing to develop the momentum for divestment.  Jesse Pettibone, OSU sophomore, talks with Roberta about student involvement. We hear the case for divestment made by Ken Winograd, the faculty member who chairs the OSU Divest Committee, and three other faculty members; Mike O'Malley, Cora Borradaile and Richard Clinton.

Photo above Jesse Pettibone; Photo below Ken Winograd.

Health Impacts of Environmental Hazards Such as Toxins with Laurel Kincl

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Mon, 01/27/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Health Impacts of Environmental Hazards Such as Toxins

Health and Health Care Forum 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Laurel Kincl, who directs the Outreach and Engagement core of OSU's Environmental Health Science Center. The conversation centers on the interdisciplinary research the Center conducts to determine the health impacts of environmental hazards, such as toxins, and this Center's connections to other research across the country. Laurel Kincl is shown above.

Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

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Thu, 01/16/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Historian Nathaniel Philbrick on His Book "Why Read Moby-Dick?"

Host Gene Bradley interviews historian Nathaniel Philbrick about his book "Why Read Moby-Dick?" 

Moby-Dick is perhaps the greatest of the Great American Novels, yet its length and esoteric subject matter create an aura of difficulty that too often keeps readers at bay. In his National Book Award- winning bestseller, "In the Heart of the Sea," Nathaniel Philbrick unpacked the story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex, the real-life incident that inspired Melville to write Moby- Dick. Now, he sets his sights on the fiction itself, offering a cabin master’s tour of a spellbinding novel rich with adventure and history.

The Physiology, Sociology and Politics of compassion.

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Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Scholars' Circle Panel on Compassion

From the series Scholars' Circle we feature a panel discussion looking at the physiology, sociology and politics of compassion. 
Featured speakers include Iain Wilkinson, Sociology, University of Kent; Paul Gilbert, Clinical Psychology, University of Derby; James Doty, founder, Director of the Center for Compassion & Altruism Research and Education.

Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

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Fri, 01/03/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Journalist Mirta Ojito on her book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Host Sarika Mehta interviews journalist and author Mirta Ojito about her most recent book Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town, In November of 2008, which looks at the case of Marcelo Lucero, a 
thirty-seven-year-old undocumented Ecuadorean immigrant, was brutally attacked and murdered by a group of teenagers as he walked the streets of Patchogue, a quiet Long Island town. 

Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

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Mon, 12/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Fukushima/Hanford nuclear panel, Part 2

This morning we will hear part one of a two-part series on Fukushima, Hanford and the Columbia Generating station.  This is the question and answer section of a panel discussion recorded on December 10th, 2013 here in Portland.
Listen to part one here: http://kboo.fm/content/fukushimahanfordnuclearpanelpart1

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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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Itafari Foundation

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Thu, 05/31/2012

Vicky Trabosh, co-founder of the Itafari Foundation talks about a fundraiser Friday, June 1st, for this local nonprofit organization that works to help communities in Rwanda.

The event, Building Hope and a School Brick by Brick is Friday, June 1st at 7PM (Doors open at 6) at World Forestry Center, Miller Hall with desserts, drinks, music and Rwandan dancers.

Vicky Trabosh took a trip 7 years ago that changed her life. Seeing the people of Rwanda living on 1 dollar a day without complaining, and all that they have suffered in their past inspired Vicky. She started her own nonprofit and named it Itafari, meaning brick in Rwanda language. She has started several programs to help the community, families, children and women and is now building a high school.

http://www.itafari.org

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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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