Barbara Ehrenreich and Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America
Host Joe Uris interviews columnist and author Barbara Ehrenreich about her latest book, Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America. She suggests that the invasion of Iraq and the economic crisis may be connected to American self-delusion and lack of vigilance.
Health and Health Care Forum
Hosted by Roberta Hall
Today, we'll hear Part Two of a two-part interview with dietician Nancy Sullivan who works with people in hospice.
KBOO reporter David Rosenfeld speaks with Dr. Don Thieman, a former medical director of Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon. Thieman is now a medical director for CareOregon, which administers the Oregon Health Plan. With a front row seat to some of healthcare’s toughest questions, Thieman offers insight and criticism of an industry built on making profit.
Health and Healthcare Forum
with host Roberta Hall.
Robert Hall hosts Part One of a two-part interview with dietician Nancy Sullivan, who works with people in hospice.
- Title: Health Care Forum 20091207
- Length: 28:59 minutes (26.53 MB)
- Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Andy Kroll, who works for Mother Jones magazine and is a frequent contributor to TomDispatch. They discuss his current article on Tom Dispatch. It's called "Housing Meltdown, Ground Zero: The American Home-Owning Dream on Life Support." It's a look at the illusion of economic recovery.
- Title: Andy Kroll discusses "housing meltdown" and the illusion of economic recovery
- Producer: Marianne Barisonek
- Length: 28:13 minutes (12.92 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
Host Linda Olson Osterlund speaks with one of the Yes Men. The Yes Men often pose as powerful people as a form of protest. Their new movie “The Yes Men Fix the World” is showing at Cinema 21 this week.
Host Crystal Leighty speaks with Leigh Knox about Awakening the Dreamer...Changing the Dream is a unique 4 hour symposium developed by the Pachamama Alliance, a not-for-profit organization inspired by indigenous elders of the Amazon rain forest and their friends in North America.
Host Jay Thiemeyer speaks with comedian Debbie Wooten who will be performing on Friday, Nov 6, at the fundraiser to celebrate the opening of the Homeless Day Shelter at the First Unitarian Church at 1011 SW 12th Avenue. The event will be start at 7:30 pm.Wooten, an expert in overcoming adversity was born on the South side of Chicago with Spina Bifida and contracted polio at 5 months. She's coped with racism, povery abuse and family suicide and has come through with her compassion and sense of humor intact.
- Title: Debbie Wooten Celebrates Opening of Homeless Day Shelter
- Producer: Jay Thiemeyer
- Length: 26:20 minutes (12.05 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)
Host Ed Goldberg interviews writer and journalist Timothy Egan about his most recent book, "The Big Burn," a true tale of the massive forest fire that changed America.
Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta, co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America spoke Wednesday, October 21st at The Annual Salem Peace Lecture at Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center at Willamette University, Salem, Oregon.
Dolores Huerta was co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America (UFW). In 1962 she and Cesar Chavez formed the National Farm Workers Association, the predecessor to the UFW. She directed the UFW's national grape boycott, resulting in the entire California table grape industry signing a three-year collective bargaining agreement with the UFW.
Dolores Huerta continues to work long hours on behalf of the rights of farm workers, immigrants and women, and she serves as president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation. She has been arrested 22 times for nonviolent, peaceful protests.
Recorded by Patrick Angstrom Poore
- Title: Legendary labor organizer Dolores Huerta, co-founder and first Vice-President of the United Farm Workers of America spoke Wednesday, October 21st at The Annual Salem Peace Lecture at Hudson Hall in the Mary Stuart Rogers Music Center at Willamette Univers
- Length: 49:06 minutes (44.95 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)