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Episode Archive

Tuskegee Airmen

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Tuskegee Airmen
Surviving Tuskegee airmen visited Portland on November 7th, speaking at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus. The Tuskegee airmen were the first African-American aviators in the U.S. armed forces. The Tuskegee Airmen were subjected to racial discrimination, both within and outside the army. Back in the 1950s, there were 1,000 Tuskegee Airmen. There are now less than 200 remaining. Kristin Yount produced this program

Improbability Drive

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Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Social Media and the Modern Writer: Opening Doors or Dumbing us Down?

Author, travel writer and blogger Joshua Samuel Brown explores the uses and pitfalls of Social Media with writers from a variety of disciplines.  Guests include Senior Researcher for the Asia division of Human Rights Watch Phelim Kine, Veteran Lonely Planet Guidebook Author Celeste Brash, Portland-based author and e-book publisher Cheri Lasota, and poet, Yale professor and philosopher of Literature Richard Deming.
 

Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

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Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

From the Radio Ecoshock Show 

Washington University's Peter Ward specializes in the 4 past extinctions from global warming. He's appeared on TV, author of 14 books, and warns rising seas will change America forever.

Dr. Morgan Schaller of Rutgers tells us about a sudden heating event 55 million years ago when Earth warmed 9 degrees in 13 years. Could it happen again? 

Plus Stephanie Goodwin of Greenpeace on the "Arctic 30" protesters being held for months in a Russian prison, after climbing on an Arctic drilling platform. Why are they charged with "piracy"? 

Anne Katherine discusses her book Boundaries in an Overconnected World

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Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Discussion of how to set boundaries
Therapist and writer Anne Katherine talks about her new book "Boundaries in an Overconnected World: Setting Limits to Preserve Your Focus, Privacy, Relationships, and Sanity." Anne Katherine specializes in helping people with boundaries, eating disorders, and food addiction. She wrote the first book on boundaries for a mass audience, "Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin." www.annekatherine.org

Health Care and Issues for the African American/Black community in Oregon

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Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Members of the Portland African American Health Coalition on services and the upcoming Wellness Fair
Host Paula Small speaks with members of the local African-American Health Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting & improving health/wellness in Oregon's Black/African-American community and beyond. They will discuss year-round services provided by the Coalition to the general community and the upcoming Wellness Fair (October 12th), which offers information & enrollment for uninsured in the Cover Oregon program, among others. http://aahc-portland.org/

"Alternative Care" as a Fully Accepted Part of Mainstream Medical Care

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Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Recent progress in expanding definition of health care to include "alternative" care

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with chiropractor-lobbyist Vern Saboe about recent progress in expanding various publicly or partly public sponsored health care reforms to offer what has heretofore been thought of as "alternative" care from naturopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, acupuncturists, and others as fully accepted parts of the mainstream of medical care. The "establishment" is still resistant to this, but the law and the public are on the other side.

The Moral Aspects of Fighting Climate Change

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Fri, 09/20/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on climage activism
Radiozine Katleen Dean Moore

Host Paul Roland speaks with Kathleen Dean Moore, philosopher, nature writer, public speaker, and defender of all that is wild. Her work brings together the art of the essay, the wisdom of the natural world, and the moral clarity of philosophy to explore our place on the planet and our responsibilities for its thriving. 

Radiozine on 09/09/13

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Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Local filmmaker Andy Norris talks about his new documentary film, Targeting Iran.

Host Ren Green talks to local filmmaker Andy Norris about his new documentary film, Targeting Iran.

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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Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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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.

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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. 

  • Length: 26:59 minutes (24.7 MB)
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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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