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Basic Health, an optional provision of the federal Affordable Care Act

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Mon, 03/10/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Oregon State Representatives on Basic Health, an option under the federal Affordable Care A

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Oregon State Representative Mitch Greenlick, Chair of the House Healthcare Committee, (pictured above), and Representative Jim Thompson, Vice-Chair of the Committee, (pictured below), about
 Basic Health, an optional provision of the federal Affordable Care Act, that the Legislature is currently considering. After a study and approval, Basic Health would provide affordable health insurance for two groups currently not covered: people who earn between 138 and 200% of the poverty level, and low-income legal immigrants with less than 5 years residence in the U.S.  

Cerimon House

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Fri, 03/07/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Randall Stuart and Cassie Skauge talk about Cerimon House

Randal Stuart, founder and Director of Cerimon House, along with Cassie Skauge, a member of the Cerimon House creative arts council, talk about the creation of Cerimon House and what it will mean  to and be for the community.
Cerimon House is a sanctuary for the humanities and a place for the community to gather for creativity, curiosity and ceremony. They will be holding an open house on Saturday March 15th, 2014 and a tree planting ceremony and dedication on Sunday March 16th, 2014 at 3:00 pm.

To learn more about Cerimon House go to http://www.cerimonhouse.org/the-building/ 

The Oregon Food Bank and DEQ Foodstock, a fun variety music show fundraiser Saturday March 1st

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Fri, 02/28/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The current needs of the Oregon Food Bank and DEQ Foodstock, a fun variety music show fundraiser

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Shawn DeCarlo of the Oregon Food Bank and David Bolton of the State of Oregon – Governor’s State Employees Food Drive about hunger in Oregon, the current needs and programs of the Oregon Food Bank, how Oregon State workers are raising money for the Food Bank and "Foodstock," a variety music show event this Saturday night that is a fundraiser for the Food Bank.

GI Coffeehouse History and Current-day Coffeehouses' Support for the Troops

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Fri, 02/28/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Members of the GI Coffeehouse Tour talk about what they do, the history of the movement and more.

We hear from members of the GI Coffeehouse Tour, which is promoting GI outreach centers in Washington state, Texas and Germany. 

The guests are Iraq veteran and artist Malachi Muncy (below left) who represents Under The Hood Cafe & Outreach Center; Alex Bacon (below right) from Coffee Strong in Lakewood, WA, and Meike Capps-Shubert (below center) from the Clearing Barrel in Germany,

They will talk about GI coffeehouse history, what current-day coffeehouses do to support the troops, and the current state of the military and what that means for service members and their families.

Mount Hood Community College 2014 Creative Writing Speaker Series

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Mon, 02/24/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mount Hood Community College Creative Writing Speaker Series

Local author Lidia Yuknavitch and MHCC Literature and Composition department colleagues, Michele Hampton and Andy Gurevich, launch the MHCC Creative Writing Speaker Series. 

The series brings "innovative, thought-provoking authors, poets, filmmakers and scholars to campus for a series of interdisciplinary readings and discussions."

The 2014 series features Mark Russell, Pam Houston, Tom Spanbauer, Willy Vlautin, and includes a mini-conference on "Writing Sexualities" with Kimberly Dark and Christopher Ryan.

Pam Houston:  March 3, Noon to 1:00
Tom Spanbauer:  April 9, 1:00-2:00
Willy Vlautin:  April 24, Noon to 1:00

Johnson Creek Watershed Council's Watershed Wide event and economic damage from rising sea level

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Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Johnson Creek Watershed Council's Watershed Wide event and economic damage from rising sea level

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Amy Lodholz, Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator at the Johnson Creek Watershed Council about their upcoming event Watershed Wide on March 1st.
Watershed Wide is a large-scale volunteer day coordinated among JCWC, other nonprofits, and community partners. There are ten different work sites to choose from that span the whole length of the Watershed – from farmland near Boring into the Sellwood/Milwaukie area.
http://jcwc.org/events/watershed-wide/

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/

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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.

  • Length: 28:24 minutes (13 MB)
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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/

  • Length: 30:20 minutes (27.77 MB)
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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.

  • Length: 51:36 minutes (47.24 MB)
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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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