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Radiozine on 06/10/13

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Mon, 06/10/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jim Wallis on What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving the Common Good

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourner magazine and the author of 10 books on religion, culture and politics, about his new book "On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving the Common Good." 

Radiozine on 06/07/13

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Michael O'Connor talks about Hump Day, a monthly celebration of street artists

Host Robyn Shanti interviews Michael O'Connor of Creative Collaborations. Michael O'Connor dropped out of college to start a non-profit organization which "preserves and protects the opportunities of our creative entrepeneurs who are on the street" (i.e. street musicians and artists).  Hump Day is a monthly art and music festival held in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District on the second Wednesday of every month. This month it is June 12th 

Radiozine on 05/30/13

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Jonathan Shuppe on "A Chance to Win"

Jonathan Schuppe is a crime and government reporter who has spent much of his reporting life in and around Newark, NJ.  In that time, he's seen first hand the results of shattered lives and their effects on children.  But he tells a different story in his new book, "A Chance to Win."  Don Merrill talks with Mr. Schuppe about a special man who got a bunch of inner city kids interested in forming a sports team.  And not basketball or football.

Radiozine on 05/29/13

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Interview with Portland's Noise Control Officers

Portland was the first city in the U.S. to establish a Noise Control office. Has it done any good? Portland's Noise Control Officer Paul van Orden, his predecessor Paul Herman, and Noise Review Board chair David Sweet talk about what the office was designed to do, what it has actually accomplished and what they would like to do in the future. If you think helicopters, unmuffled cars and your neighbor's stereo are affronts to Portland's famed livability, or if you think a jackhammer makes a  beautiful sound, listen to this conversation to find out what rights and responsibilities you have.

For further information and to take action:

Noise Control Office, City of Portland 503-823-7350 or www.portlandonline.com and select "Noise Control" from the "Services" window

Radiozine on 05/27/13

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Mon, 05/27/2013 - 11:40am - 12:00pm
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Living Yoga and the 2013 Yogathon

Host Ren Green speaks with Michael Faith, Executive Director of Living Yoga, about the 2013 Yogathon in which participants create their own yoga challenges and then get sponsors to support their efforts; similar to how the breast cancer walkathons work.

Living Yoga's mission is to reach adults and teens in prison and in drug and alcohol treatment centers - yoga-style! - as a means of rehabilitation. 

http://living-yoga.org/

Radiozine on 05/22/13

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Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland Street artists discuss creative interventions in public spaces

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with mural artist and creative space activist N.O. Bonzo, and Tomas Valladares co-founder of The Portland Street Art Alliance and arts administrator, and Tiffany Conklin, co-founder of the Portland Street Art Alliance and PSU researcher, about promoting creative interventions in public spaces and about upcoming events. 

Image above is the mural on the back of Music Millennium by artists The Lost Cause and Jon Stommel.

Radiozine on 05/20/13

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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Radiozine Presents George Estreich, author of The Shape Of The Eye

If you have a child or know of a child that was born with Down Syndrome, please join me on Monday, 20 May, 2013 at 11:30am as I interview George Estreich, author of The Shape of the Eye. George is the winner of the 2012 Oregon Book Award for creative non-fiction in the telling of the story of raising a daughter with born with Down Syndrome. George’s memoir tells the story of how he, his wife and oldest daughter had their lives changed forever with the birth of Laura as the go from birth to diagnosis to … life. That’s Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:30am…only on your community radio station KBOO-FM 90.7 

Radiozine on 05/16/13

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Eve Ensler on her memoir In the Body of the World

Host Don Merrill speaks with Eve Ensler, activist, playwright, and author of The Vagina Monologues. Her new book is In the Body of the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection. While working in the Congo,Eve Ensler is shocked to encounter the horrific rape and violence inflicted on the women there and soon after is diagnosed with uterine cancer. As she connects her own illness to the devastation of the earth and her life force to the resilience of humanity, she is finally joined to the body of the world.

Eve Ensler speaks at Powell's City of Books Thursday, May 16th, at 7:30PM.

Thursday the 16th, 7:30pm  /  Powell's City of Books   

Radiozine on 05/13/13

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Story-teller Michael Meade on Myth, Story, and Communities Under Stress

Host Ralph Coulson interviews Michael Meade, renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. Meade has spent decades of work mentoring youth, visiting prisons, assisting war veterans and fostering dialogues between genders and races. He is the author of "Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul," "Why the World Doesn’t End: Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss," "The Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of the Soul;" editor, with James Hillman and Robert Bly, of "Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart."

Michael Meade will be at the following events in Portland:

Radiozine on 05/03/13

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"Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Sarah Anderson of the Institute for Policy Studies about their new report, "Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay."

The report released on May 2nd covers the CEO "performance pay" loophole. The report quantifies just how much taxpayers pay for certain CEOs. For example, Stephen Hemsley, UnitedHealth CEO, got $68 million in CEO pay over a two-year period thanks to the tax bucks paid by everyday Americans. These same CEOs are also with the 'Fix the Debt,' a group calling for austerity measures that will impact the poor, elderly, and others. 

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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

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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."

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/

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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/

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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.

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.

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Dr. Catherine Thomasson on the health effects of global warming.

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Mon, 09/27/2010

Hosted by Roberta Hall

Today's show features Part 2 of an interview with Dr. Catherine Thomasson, past president ofPhysicians for Social Responsibility, on the health effects of global warming.

Catherine Thomasson is the author of Health Implications of a Nuclear Crisis with Iran, World Affairs Journal. Summer 2007, vol 11.

"Dream of the Turquoise Bee" - Cultural diplomacy in Tibet

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Wed, 09/22/2010

Stephanie Potter interviews Dianne Aigaki who is a botanical artist and consultant for nonprofit organizations worldwide, who lives between India, Tibet and Mexico. Aigaki moved to Dharamsala, India at the foot of the Himalayas in 1996, and began working as a volunteer consultant for the Tibetan Exile Government.

During her years in Dharamsala, Aigaki learned to speak Tibetan and built a stone house with extensive gardens. She trained over 300 members of the Tibetan Exile Government and Tibetan nonprofit organizations to write project management plans and funding proposals, and has served as an intermediary for them in securing funding. These projects have ranged from water sanitation, pesticide- free agriculture, electric fencing to keep elephants out of crops, medical care and counseling for torture survivors, to building schools for thousands of Tibetan refuges who are orphans.

In 2000 and 2001, she coordinated and was the primary spokesperson for the highly successful Gyudmed Tantric Monastery Compassion Tours in the United States — traveling with six Tibetan Buddhist monks to thirteen cities each year and raising $500,000 for needed infrastructure, educational and health projects at their monastery in South India.

Diane Aigaki is presenting "The Dream of the Turquoise Bee: Cultural Diplomacy in Eastern Tibeta Slideshow/Presentation on Wednesday, September 22nd at 7PM at the Mazama Mountaineering Center at 527 SE 43rd Ave. in Portland.

Philip Shenon talks with Andrew Geller about some things the 911 Commission wouldn't

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Wed, 09/15/2010

A conversation with Phillip Shenon, author of “The Commission,” about even more things into which the 9/11 Commission did not explore.

911 Truth dot org

History Commons Project (911 Timelines)

People Rise Up (archived site - many 911 topics)

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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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