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How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us

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Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us
Ever wonder where your favorite fast food fries are grown, and under what conditions? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Amy Mondlach, Toxic Taters Coalition Campaign Coordinator. Mondlach describes how pesticide drift from potato fields owned by Ronald D. Offutt (RDO), the largest potato grower in the world and one of McDonald s leading potato suppliers, is harming people, animals and the environment in central and northern Minnesota. Pesticide drift from RDO farms has been measured at schools; livestock have died and community members are ill. The Coalition is working to encourage and support truly sustainable agriculture.

Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:35am - 12:00pm
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Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"
We hear an interview from the program “The Scholar’s Circle”a with journalist Heather Rogers, whose latest book is “Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution,” which takes a critical look at popular market-based solutions to ecological destruction.

Valerie Carey: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:15am - 11:35am
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Valerie Carey on her Sister Miriam's Death: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?
Jenka Soderberg speaks with Valerie Carey, the sister of  Miriam Carey, a woman who was shot and killed during an incident on Capitol Hill in 2013. 
Miriam Carey drove through a White House checkpoint and died in a hail of bullets, her infant son in the backseat. Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

Cornel West speaks with KBOO about race, theology and justice

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:00am - 11:15am
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Professor Cornel West
An exclusive interview with academic radical Cornel West, who was in Portland for the Unitarian Universalist convention on June 27th, 2015.

Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Portland-based writer Terry Masear about her new book FASTEST THINGS ON WINGS about the trials and triumphs a hummingbird rehabber encounters while caring for her tiny, fragile patients.

Terry Masear is bird rehabilitator who researches and writes about hummingbirds in her spare time. She was formerly an English teacher, and she received her PhD from UCLA.

Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"
Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Aspen Baker about her new book, "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight."

Aspen Baker is the co-founder of Exhale, a caring, nonjudgmental space for women and men to share their feelings about abortion, without choosing sides.

Baker describes how she and Exhale developed their “pro-voice” philosophy and the creative approaches they employed to help women and men have respectful, compassionate exchanges about even this most controversial of topics. 

Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher hosts a panel discussion with presenters from the Mathematics, Education and Society Conference, a biennial international conference being held this week at Portland State University. The Participants are exploring social, political, cultural, and ethical dimensions of mathematics education. This is the first time that the international conference is being held in the US.

Election Theft in America with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of "Code Red"

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Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Election Theft in America with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of "Code Red"

Host Ethan Scarl speaks with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of Code Red: Computerized Election Theft and the New American Century. They will talk about election theft in America and what we can do to stop it.

Jonathan Simon will be speaking in Portland at the First Unitarian Church on Saturday, June 20th, at 7PM.

What if everything you thought about invasive species was completely wrong?

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Thu, 06/18/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Andrew Geller interviews journalist, author Fred Pearce on his latest book, The New Wild.
Andrew Geller speaks with journalist and author Fred Pearce, whose latest title is 'The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will Be Nature's Salvation.' (Hear the full interview.)

It is a provocative exploration of the “new ecology” and why most of what we think we know about alien species is wrong (read an excerpt)
 

Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater on her New Memoir, Beautiful Chaos

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Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater on her New Memoir, Beautiful Chaos

Art Focus is off today. Instead we'll hear an episode of Bookwaves.

Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, discusses her memoir, Beautiful Chaos: A Life in the Theater, and talks about the role of non-profit theater in America today. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky. 

From the series Bookwaves on KPFA.

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Fen Montaigne, author of "Fraser's Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica."

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Mon, 12/13/2010

 Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Fen Montaigne, author of "Fraser's Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica." Journalist and author Fen Montaigne discusses the beauty of Antarctica, the lives of the Adelie penguins and the details of the work of scientist Bill Fraser. Fraser has worked in Antarctica since 1975. He has documented how the part of Antarctica that is home to Adelie penguins and other wildlife has warmed faster than almost any place on earth. No creature has been more profoundly affected by the changes than the Adelie, who depends on sea ice to survive.

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Wed, 11/24/2010

Host Dave Mazza interviews travel writer Jeff Greenwald about his experiences in Nepal in the '90s during the "people power" uprising.  His new book Snake Lake explores his time beneath the Himalayas as he wins the friendship of a high lama who reveals the pillars of Tibetan Buddhism; embarks on a passionate romance; and discovers what democracy means to rural Nepalese citizens -- all while covering the revolution for a major US newspaper.

  • Length: 27:35 minutes (18.94 MB)
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Linda Neale on the Earth and Spirit Council and Grandmother Maria Alice

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Mon, 11/22/2010

 Linda Neale on the Earth and Spirit Council and Grandmother Maria Alice

Host Sue Supriano interviews Linda Neale of the Earth and Spirit Council about their event with Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire on Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. She will be speaking on Our Sacred Planet, Our Sacred Mother: The Preservation of Spirit and Nature

The Natural Way-Indigenous Voices Speaker Series is to honor all traditions that value the earth. The Natural Way provides a forum for those who strive to preserve and enhance earth-based, sustainable living to share their traditions, knowledge and beliefs about the earth.”

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Grandmother Maria Alice is a member of the International Council of 13 Indigenous Grandmothers that represent a global alliance of prayer, education and healing for our Mother Earth and all her inhabitants. One of the Council's goals is to “. . protect our diverse cultures: lands, medicines, language and ceremonial ways of prayer through projects that educate and nurture our children.” Addressing the Grandmothers Council for the first time, Grandmother Maria Alice Campos Freire said, “I believe we have all been guided to be here and we will be guided to do what we came here to do. We cannot say we are of this race or that one. We have all been everything in our many lives, and now our paths cross for us to connect from many different faiths and cultures. But we are all the same flame in life.”

 

Harold McGee and Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Food and Recipes.

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Mon, 11/15/2010

 Hosted by Eugene Bradley

Host Eugene Bradley interviews Harold McGee, noted food expert and award-winning author of the culinary bible "On Food and Cooking" and "The Curious Cook" column in The New York Times. They discuss McGee's new book, "Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Food and Recipes."

Robert Scheer on his latest book: "The Great American Stickup"

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Fri, 10/22/2010

Per Fagereng hosts. The guest is veteran journalist Robert Scheer, editor in chief of Truthdig. They will discuss Scheer’s latest book, “The Great American Stickup: How Reagan Republicans and Clinton Democrats Enriched Wall Street While Mugging Main Street” (Nation Books), which was released on September 7, 2010.
Scheer has built a reputation for strong social and political writing over his 30 years as a journalist. His columns appear in newspapers across the country, and his in-depth interviews have made headlines. He conducted the famous Playboy magazine interview in which Jimmy Carter confessed to the lust in his heart and he went on to do many interviews for the Los Angeles Times with Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton and many other prominent political and cultural figures.
Between 1964 and 1969 he was Vietnam correspondent, managing editor and editor in chief of Ramparts magazine. From 1976 to 1993 he served as a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, writing on diverse topics such as the Soviet Union, arms control, national politics and the military. In 1993 he launched a nationally syndicated column based at the Los Angeles Times, where he was named a contributing editor.  That column ran weekly for the next 12 years and is now based at Truthdig.
Scheer  is currently a clinical professor of communications at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Scheer has written nine books, including “Thinking Tuna Fish, Talking Death: Essays on the Pornography of Power”; “With Enough Shovels: Reagan, Bush and Nuclear War”; “America After Nixon: The Age of Multinationals”; with his son Christopher and Lakshmi Chaudhry, “The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us about Iraq”; “Playing President: “My Close Encounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I and Clinton—and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush”; and “The Pornography of Power: How Defense Hawks Hijacked 9/11 and Weakened America.

Michael Shuman on The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition

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Fri, 10/22/2010

This is Part 1 of a talk by Michael Shuman, Director for Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. An economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, Shuman is one of the nation’s leading experts on community economics. He has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age . He spoke in Portland after the publication of The Small Mart Revolution in 2006.

http://small-mart.org/

  • Length: 35:53 minutes (32.85 MB)
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Michael Shuman on The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition, Part 2

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Fri, 10/22/2010

This is Part 2 of a talk by Michael Shuman, Director for Research and Public Policy for the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies. An economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, Shuman is one of the nation’s leading experts on community economics. He has authored, coauthored, or edited seven books, including The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition and Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age . He spoke in Portland after the publication of The Small Mart Revolution in 2006.

http://small-mart.org/

  • Length: 72:36 minutes (49.85 MB)
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Leslie Marmon Silko talks about her new memoir, "The Turquoise Ledge"

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Mon, 10/18/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Leslie Marmon Silko, a former professor of English and fiction writing and the author of novels, short stories, essays, poetry, articles, and filmscripts. She has won prizes, fellowships, and grants from such sources as the National Endowment for the Arts and The Boston Globe. She was the youngest writer to be included in The Norton Anthology of Women's Literature, for her short story "Lullaby." Ms. Silko now lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Silko's work is primarily concerned with the relations between different cultures and between humans and the natural world. Silko was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and grew up at Laguna Pueblo. The Pueblo has been home to members of her family for generations and is where she learned traditional stories and legends from her grandmother Lilly and her aunt Susie.

Leslie Marmon Silko will talk about her new memoir, "The Turquoise Ledge," which combines memoir with family history and reflections on the creatures that command her attention and inform her vision of the world, taking readers along on her daily walks through the arroyos and ledges of the Sonoran desert in Arizona.

 

Robert Michael Pyle chronicles search for 800 butterflies in "Mariposa Road"

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Thu, 09/30/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Robert Michael Pyle, the author of fourteen books, including Chasing Monarchs, Where Bigfoot Walks, and Wintergreen, which won the John Burroughs Medal. A Yale-trained ecologist and a Guggenheim fellow, he is a full-time writer living in southwestern Washington. He'll talk about his new book, Mariposa Road, which tracks his search for as many of the 800 American butterflies as he can find.   Like Pyle’s classic Chasing Monarchs, Mariposa Road recounts his adventures, high and low, in tracking down butterflies in his own low-tech, individual way. Accompanied by Marsha, his cottonwood-limb butterfly net; Powdermilk, his 1982 Honda Civic with 345,000 miles on the odometer; and the small Leitz binoculars he has carried for more than thirty years, Bob ventured out in a series of remarkable trips from his Northwest home.

Writer Yiyun Li on her book, "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl"

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Wed, 09/29/2010

Host Bruce Silverman speaks with Yiyun Li about her new collection of short stories, "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl."

Yiyun Li grew up in Beijing and came to the United States in 1996. Her stories and essays have been published in The New Yorker, Best American Short Stories, O Henry Prize Stories, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships and awards from Lannan Foundation and Whiting Foundation. Her debut collection, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, won the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, PEN/Hemingway Award, Guardian First Book Award, and California Book Award for first fiction; it was also shortlisted for Kiriyama Prize and Orange Prize for New Writers. Her novel, The Vagrants, won the gold medal of California Book Award for fiction. She was selected by Granta as one of the 21 Best Young American Novelists under 35, and was named by The New Yorker as one of the top 20 writers under 40. She is a contributing editor to the Brooklyn-based literary magazine, A Public Space. She lives in Oakland, California with her husband and their two sons, and teaches at University of California, Davis.

  • Length: 26:07 minutes (23.91 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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