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Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"

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Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"
Stage and Studio is off today. Instead we'll hear the Radiozine.

Host Sarika Mehta speaks with Cristina Henríquez, the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s Top 10 Books of the Year.

Cristina Henriquez is also the author The World In Half (a novel), and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection.

Follow the Garbage

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Follow the Garbage: A KBOO News Crew Investigation

What happens to the stuff we throw out? On this week's Sprouts, Lisa Loving and a crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet.  

From the Archives. This program originally aired in 2008.

The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

Host Jennifer Kemp interviews Lou Ureneck about his new book, "The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide," which tells the story of a rescue operation led by a small-town minister from upstate New York. He saved more than a quarter-million people from the Ottoman city of Smyrna, the empire's richest city, and scene of the last terrifying episode of the genocide that killed millions of Armenians and Greeks at the beginning the last century. 

Lou Ureneck teaches journalism at Boston University. A former Nieman fellow and editor in residence at Harvard University, Ureneck was a newspaper editor, in Maine and Philadelphia. 

Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

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Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

Healthwatch is off today. We'll hear Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith and a program titled "It's Wrong to Wreck the World." 

From the University of Oregon, Kathleen Dean Moore delivers an artful talk about our attack on Nature, and hope of reviving love instead. Recorded in Vancouver. With readings from her work & original song by Libby Roderick. 

http://www.ecoshock.org/

http://www.riverwalking.com/

Universal Health Care Advocate T.R. Reid on Health Care around the World and in Oregon

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Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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TR Reid, advocate for universal health care, is interviewed by Roberta Hall

Health and Health Care Forum

TR Reid is a Washington Post reporter and bureau chief who became an advocate for universal health care after living abroad in countries which provide health care to all residents. He came to realize that the significant link among the various excellent and unique health care systems is the moral commitment that these countries feel toward their people. He wants the US to do the same.

Reid's work on the book "The Healing of America” was the basis for a popular PBS film “Sick Around the World,” followed by "US Health Care: the Good News."

Aflora Reggae Musicians on their Music and the Effects of Neoliberalism on Chile Today

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Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Chilean reggae musicians talk about their music and life in Chile today

We speak with members of the Chilean reggae band Aflora Reggae, bassist Felipe Cuevas and lead vocalist Javiera Rosselot,about the state of the educational system in Chile, the impact of the neoliberal economy that is destroying the country's rivers, forests and dividing the communities through the exploitation of natural resources, and the intention of their music to promote unity in the world, to elevate global consciousness and to promote a healthy and loving lifestyle. 

This interview was rescheduled from July 22nd.

T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"

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Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"
Art Focus is off today.

T. Geronimo Johnson, author of the novel "Welcome to Braggsville" about Berkeley students who try to disrupt a Civil War re-enactment, talks with host Richard Wolinsky from the series Bookwaves.

http://bookwaves.homestead.com/

Workshopping a concept: American Identity=White Supremacy

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Fri, 07/31/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Talk about American/African politics and economic oppression of Africans.
Today we will air an excerpt from a workshop held at IN Other Words bookstore on Sunday July, 26 2015.
The workshop in it’s entirety will be available here for your perusal. The event was sponsored by the Marilyn Buck Abolishionist Collective and the AAPRP
 
The American Identiy =White Supremacy was two interactive hours of exploring the foundation and maintenance of the capitalism and the effect it has had on Africans for hundreds of years with no end in sight right now. Participants touched on Cuba and the destruction of Muammar Ghaddafi’s Pro pan African, Socialist Libya, which is today mired in fighting as Benzeghi goes dim again. The talk was guided by local author and activist Ahjamu Umi.
 
Contact MBAC for more info,

The Willamette River Revival Festival

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Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Willamette River Revival: A celebration of the future health of the Willamette River
On the Radiozine Host Kristin Yount talks with Barbara Quinn of the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Board. Feduma Ali of Groundworks and Award winning Lewis and Clark historian and author of Shotgun on My Chest, Roger Wendlick. About the Willamette River Revival Taking Place August 2nd from 12 Noon – 7PM
The Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde generously endorsed this meeting of river enthusiasts to celebrate the plans in motion to heal our river. Our urge you to come and be a part of the celebration and the healing of the Willamette River.
For  More Inforamtion go to 
http://thewillametteriverrevival.org

Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

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Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

More than any other scientist practicing today, Paul Stamets has dedicated himself to the life of fungi and that of their underground support system, the mycelium. Stamets says that the mycelia are soil magicians that give rise not just to mushrooms but form an integral part of the forest ecosystem. The mycelia are disassemblers, creating the debris fields that then feed their fungal descendants. They also show purpose in choosing microbial allies, and Stamets believes they are part of the earth’s natural internet that is in constant bio-molecular communication, governing the ecosystem. <http://www.fungi.com/>

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Sloane Crosley and her new book: How Did You Get This Number?

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Mon, 06/21/2010

 Host Emily Young speaks with Sloane Crosley, author of the new essay collection HOW DID YOU GET THIS NUMBER.

Crosley is the author the 2008 best-selling debut collection I Was Told There’d Be Cake.

While Crosley still lives and works in Manhattan—where the majority of her debut collection was set—this time she also ventures well beyond her beloved metropolis. This time we find Sloane making friends with a trio of amateur circus clowns in Lisbon, lying to a Catholic priest in a French confession booth, crossing paths with a grizzly bear in Alaska, and, back in New York, attempting to ditch her kleptomaniac roommate. 

 

 

Duff Badgley from Climate SOS on the Myth of Clean Biomass Energy

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Mon, 06/14/2010

 Hosted by Chris Andreae

 

The recent rash of biomass projects emerging from the ashes of the timber industry in the Pacific Northwest have been characterized as "carbon-sequestration", "clean energy" and even "sustainable". Climate SOS's Duff Badgley, former Green Party candidate in Washington state and full-time environmental activist, debunks the biomass myth and takes calls from listeners.

 

 

Lewis and Clark law school professor Dan Rohlf on the BP oil spill

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Mon, 05/31/2010

 

Hosted by: Kathleen Stephenson
 
Moratorium on off-shore oil drilling and other legal issues related to the BP spill

Lewis and Clark law school professor Dan Rohlf discusses some of the legal issues involved in the BP oil spill and the moratorium on off-shore oil drilling.

Associate Professor Dan Rohlf teaches Wildlife Law, Environmental Litigation, and other courses in the law school's environmental and natural resources program. He also directs the Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center (PEAC), the law school's environmental law clinic). 

 

Juliet Schor and PLENITUDE: The New Economics of True Wealth

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Mon, 05/24/2010

Hosted By Michelle Shhroeder Fletcher

Juliet Schor talks about her latest book, PLENITUDE: The New Economics of True Wealth. Schor argues that the old way out of an economic downturn―a debt-financed consumer boom―is no longer a viable option.

Suggesting a radical shift in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live, PLENITUDE is a primer for transitioning toward a sustainable economy as well as a richer, more balanced life. Though Schor stresses making environmentally sound choices, she has not written a polemic on sacrifice: rather she contends that through new sources of wealth, green technologies, and different lifestyles, individuals and the country as a whole can actually be better off and more economically secure. 
 

Juliet B. Schor’s research has focused on the economics of work, spending, environment, and the consumer culture. She is the author of Born to Buy, The Overworked American, and The Overspent American. Schor is a professor of sociology at Boston College, a former member of the Harvard economics department, and a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient. She is also a cofounder of the Center for a New American Dream, an organization devoted to ecologically and socially sustainable lifestyles

 

Gay & Grey PDX Expo

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Mon, 05/17/2010

 The upcoming Gay and Grey PDX Expo which will address the social, health and housing needs of Metro Portland’s emerging LGBTQI community. The event offers free health consultations & fitness evaluations, gay friendly senior service information, LGBTQI senior housing resources, break-out sessions, presentations, food and music – even free chair massages and light acupuncture.   A detailed schedule of events is available on the event website, www.gayandgreypdx.org

The guests are Carol French who wrote the curriculum that Friendly House uses for diversity training and Marie “Max” Micozzi-Jones, the Chair of Gay & Grey PDX. She works for Providence ElderPlace, both a partner in creating the event, and the lead sponsor of the event!

 

 

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Kurt Hoelting and The Circumference of Home: One Man's Year-Long Quest For A Radically Local Life

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Mon, 05/10/2010

 Hosted by Kathleen Stephenson

Northwest author Kurt Hoelting discusses his journey, which he details in The Circumference of Home: One Man's Yearlong Quest for a Radically Local Life. Hoelting, a Zen wilderness guide, traded in his car and air transportation for a kayak, a bike, and his own feet, traveling a radius of roughly 60 miles for a serious look at climate change.

Chris Hedges on the Far Right: "Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"

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Fri, 04/30/2010

Host Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher interviews Chris Hedges about his article "Facing the Threat from the Far Right: Noam Chomsky Says He 'Has Never Seen Anything Like This'"   Chris Hedges, whose column is published Mondays on Truthdig, is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute in New York City. He spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent in Central America, the Middle East, Africa and the Balkans.  Hedges was part of the team of reporters at The New York Times awarded a Pulitzer Prize in 2002 for the paper’s coverage of global terrorism.  He has written nine books, including Empire of Illusion: The End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle (2009), I Don’t Believe in Atheists (2008) and the best-selling American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America (2008). His book War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2003) was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction.

Tim Wise discusses: "Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege"

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Fri, 04/30/2010

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Tim Wise about his recent article "Imagine: Protest, Insurgency and the Workings of White Privilege" on redroom.com.  (The article was incorrectly titled "Imagine if the Tea Party Was Black” on Alternet.)   Tim Wise is one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the U.S. He has spoken on hundreds of college campuses around the nation. He has provided anti-racism trainings to many, many groups throughout the country.
Tim Wise is one of the most prominent anti-racist writers and activists in the U.S. He has spoken on hundreds of college campuses around the nation. He has provided anti-racism trainings to many, many groups throughout the country.
Tim Wise is the author of the books: White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son;
Affirmative Action: Racial Preference in Black and White
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Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections from an Angry White Male;
and Between Barack and a Hard Place: Racism and White Denial in the Age of Obama.
His forthcoming book from City Lights is Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity.

Activists say "the time is Now!" to resist robotic warfare and social control

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Mon, 04/19/2010

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Peter Lumsdaine who will be speaking in Portland tonight, Monday, April 19. Veterans for Peace Chapter 72 is bringing in Peter to the Friends Meeting House at 43rd and SE Stark, 7-9PM. $5-10 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds. Peter has worked for over 20 years with nonprofit programs addressing peace and international security, as well as global economic, ecological and cultural issues.  After serving as interim co-pastor at Boise's Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship and conducting meetings at the 2009 Mennonite national convention, Lumsdaine organized the inter/national Alliance to Resist Robotic Warfare & Society (ARROWS), the first organization of its kind, and initiated planning for the first civil society conference ever held on challenging robotic warfare and social control. The conference was held in Hood River, and included a nonviolent action outside of  the Boeing Insitu factory in Bingen, Washington. Boeing Insitu now employs over 700 people at sites up and down the Gorge to manufacuture surveillance drones that are used in weapon systems in targeted attacks in the Afghan-Pakastani frontier region.  For more info visit Columbia River Fellowship for Peace.  Also Peter suggests contacting tierralinda@live.com or calling 509-447-4250.  For more information on Peter's talk tonight, contact Jenika, Vice President of Veterans for Peace, Chapter 72 -503-232-1322.

 

Challenging Robotic Warfare and Social Control with Peter Lumsdaine

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Mon, 04/19/2010

 Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Peter Lumsdaine who has worked for over 20 years with nonprofit programs addressing peace and international security, as well as global economic, ecological and cultural issues. 

Peter Lumsdaine has conducted unauthorized investigations into advanced weapons and surveillance programs within the security zones of US Strategic Command facilities, and has also gathered information from inside the US prison system.

After serving as interim co-pastor at Boise's Hyde Park Mennonite Fellowship and conducting meetings at the 2009 Mennonite national convention, Lumsdaine organized the inter/national Alliance to Resist Robotic Warfare & Society (ARROWS), the first organization of its kind, and initiated planning for the first civil society conference ever held on challenging robotic warfare. 

The conference, Challenging Robotic Warfare and Social Control will be held April 16th through 18th in Hood River, Oregon - followed by a nonviolent witness action on Monday April 19th at Boeing's rapidly expanding military drone facilities there in the Columbia Gorge.

Veterans for Peace Chapter 72 is bringing in Peter Lumsdaine to Portland on Monday April 19 at the Friends Meeting House at 43rd and SE Stark, 7-9PM. $5-10 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.

 

 

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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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