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Alfred McCoy on Obama's Geopolitical Strategy for Containing China from TUC Radio

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Fri, 10/23/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Alfred McCoy on Obama's Geopolitical Strategy for Containing China from TUC Radio

The historian Professor McCoy is an expert on U.S. foreign policy, the Philippines, Southeast Asia; global drug trafficking; and CIA covert operations.

He teaches at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and his September 2015 piece in Tom Dispatch Grandmaster of the Great Game: Obama's Geopolitical Strategy for Containing China, stands in total contrast to the current views of media pundits as well as the Republican party.

They see Obama as weak, clueless, and indecisive in matters of foreign policy. McCoy provocatively places Obama among the limited number of presidents and public figures whose geopolitical skills - if he is allowed to succeed - will have transformed America s global role.

Educator Norman Cornett on his "Dialogic" Technique for Teaching

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Fri, 10/23/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Educator Norman Cornett on his "Dialogic" Technique for Teaching

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Norman Cornett, an educator who developed a new way of teaching, which he calls, “dialogic,” that uniquely engages students’ creativity. It's the subject of a documentary called "Professor Norman Cornett: Since when do we divorce the right answer from the honest answer?", directed by Canadian filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin.

Stopping the Dark Act, Which Would Preempt Labeling of GMO Food

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Mon, 10/19/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Stopping the Dark Act, Which Would Preempt Labeling of GMO Food

We speak with a representative of Cultivate Oregon about their campaign to stop the DARK Act, (H.R. 1599).  The Dark Act, the so-called "Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act," is currently moving to the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry. The Senate has set a biotech hearing for October 21st.  If this bill passes the Senate it would preempt labeling of genetically engineered food, automatically un-do successful state initiatives requiting labeling, as well as nullifying any previously passed GMO bans, like in Jackson and Josephine Counties.
 

Robert Heilman on the 20th Anniversary Edition of Overstory: Zero, Real Life in Timber Country

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Fri, 10/16/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Robert Heilman on the 20th Anniversary Edition of Overstory: Zero, Real Life in Timber Country

Host Gene Bradley speaks with Robert Leo Heilman the 20th anniversary edition of his award-winning literary nonfiction collection, Overstory: Zero, Real Life in Timber Country. The book is set in Myrtle Creek, Oregon where Heilman lives, and deals with small town life in Southern Oregon: work, family, community and the land.  He portrays the working class life of loggers, miners, roofers, millworkers and tree planters in rural Oregon. Drawing on his experiences from a lifetime of manual labor, Heilman provides increasingly rare insight into the lives of the marginalized people he lives among and the land that sustains them.   

Mark Crispin Miller on the Forbidden Bookshelf and Peter Hart on Banned Book Week

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Thu, 10/15/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mark Crispin Miller on the Forbidden Bookshelf and Peter Hart on Banned Book Week

We hear an excerpt from the Project Censored Show with hosts Peter Phillips & Mickey Huff. They speak with Mark Crispin Miller of NYU about some of the recent additions to his Forbidden Bookshelf series, which seeks out important out-of-print political works and republishes them as e-books; Miller explains the insidious ways the books were first disappeared. Next, Peter Hart with the National Coalition Against Censorship speaks about this year's Banned Books Week, and some of the means, short of outright banning, which keep important books away from students. 

http://www.projectcensored.org/radio/

Environmental Tacticians: Diverse strategies key to advocating for Earth

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Mon, 10/12/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Environmental Tacticians: Diverse strategies key to advocating for Earth

From banning fracking to respecting the rights of mother earth, women employ all means at their disposal, including science education for the public, petitions, lobbying, blockading, marching, speaking, singing, and putting their lives on the line. Includes coverage of women's actions at the UN Climate Summit in Lima, Peru.

Indigenous Rights Attorney Sherri Mitchell on her Indigenous Perspective and Traditional Views

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Mon, 10/12/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Indigenous Rights Attorney Sherri Mitchell on her Indigenous Perspective and Traditional Views

Healthwatch is off today. Instead we'll hear an excerpt from the series Moccasin Tracks. Host Deb Reger and co-host Dee Bright Star speak with Sherri Mitchell, Indigenous/Native Rights attorney from the Penobscot Nation and Vermonters For A Clean Environment, about her indigenous perspective and traditional views that she learned growing up in a Native community.

http://www.wgdr.org/moccasin-tracks/ 

Hector Tobar on "Deep Down Dark"

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Wed, 09/30/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Hector Tobar on 'Deep Down Dark," His Book 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine Miners Buried

Host Eric Tegethoff speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and novelist Hector Tobar about his latest book, Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free.

Climate: Hunting the Shift - From global dimming to hot oceans - Radio Ecoshock

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Fri, 09/25/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Climate: Hunting the Shift - From global dimming to hot oceans - Radio Ecoshock

Three interviews with scientists on the cutting edge of climate change. From the UK, Dr. Chris Boulton (above) hunts for signs of abrupt ecological shifts. From Norway, Prof. Hans Weihe (below left) explores the changing Arctic. But first, is air pollution is shading the world from serious heating? Dr. Bjorn Stevens (below right) from Max Planck Institute in Germany. 

http://www.ecoshock.info/2015/09/hunting-climate-shift.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+EcoshockNews+%28Ecoshock+News%29

A New Report on the Nation's Prison Population: Marc Mauer and Jason Ziedenberg

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Mon, 09/21/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A New Report on the Nation's Prison Population: Marc Mauer and Jason Ziedenberg
Host Doug McVay speaks with Marc Mauer, executive director of the Sentencing Project, and Jason Ziedenberg, director of research and policy for the Justice Policy Institute, about a new FBI report on the nation's prison population. The US imprisonment rate is 471 people per one hundred thousand population.

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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. 

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Itafari Foundation

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Thu, 05/31/2012

Vicky Trabosh, co-founder of the Itafari Foundation talks about a fundraiser Friday, June 1st, for this local nonprofit organization that works to help communities in Rwanda.

The event, Building Hope and a School Brick by Brick is Friday, June 1st at 7PM (Doors open at 6) at World Forestry Center, Miller Hall with desserts, drinks, music and Rwandan dancers.

Vicky Trabosh took a trip 7 years ago that changed her life. Seeing the people of Rwanda living on 1 dollar a day without complaining, and all that they have suffered in their past inspired Vicky. She started her own nonprofit and named it Itafari, meaning brick in Rwanda language. She has started several programs to help the community, families, children and women and is now building a high school.

http://www.itafari.org

Fresh Start offers free education on natural health topics

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Wed, 05/23/2012

Americans have a lower life expectancy rate, higher rates of heart disease and cancer, and an infant mortality rate that is twice as high as other rich industrialized nations. With the intention of restoring "the nation to natural optimum health," a nonprofit health organization Fresh Start, was recently founded here in Portland to provide free education to the public on natural health topics. "We believe that America's health crisis can be turned around, and we can do that through making the best information available to the people."

With host Stephanie Potter, join co-founders Robert Gordon, Jr., Fresh Start manager; Amy Rutherford-Close, Certified Personal Trainer/Sports Nutritionist; Michael Hunter Fitness Enthusiast/Patient Advocate, and find out what they're up to. 

"The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It"

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Fri, 05/18/2012
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Timothy Noah, author of "The Great Divergence: America's Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do about It."

For the past three decades, America has steadily become a nation of haves and have-nots. We have less equality of income than Venezuela, Kenya, or Yemen.

In "The Great Divergence", Timothy Noah explains not only how the Great Divergence has come about, but why it threatens American democracy—and most important, how we can begin to reverse it.

 

 

 

 

Klamath Basin Refuge - water conflicts and bird die-offs

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Mon, 04/30/2012

Hosted by Stephanie Potter

Most of the lakes and marshes of the Lower Klamath were drained for agriculture nearly 100 years ago, but the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge in Southern Oregon and Northern California is still the most important waterfowl habitat on the Pacific Flyway. However, last month 10,000 or more birds died there from overcrowding as a result of a water cut-off by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This was the biggest die-off in a decade. The refuge is last in line for water, behind farmers and endangered fish, and as global warming heats up, scarce water supplies are likely to become even scarcer.

Tune in and join the discussion as a representative from the US Fish and Wildlife Service provides an initial overview, and then host Stephanie Potter is joined by Steve Pedery of Oregon Wild and Jim McCarthy of WaterWatch to talk about the issues and what needs to be done.

 
 
 

 

Klamath Wildlife Refuges -- for the birds?

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Mon, 04/30/2012

Most of the lakes and marshes of the Klamath Basin were "reclaimed" and drained for agriculture nearly 100 years ago--only 20% remain, but the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex on the Oregon/California border, is still the most important waterfowl habitat on the Pacific Flyway. However, last month over 10,000 birds died there from overcrowding as a result of a water cut-off by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. This was the biggest die-off in a decade. The refuges there are last in line for water, behind farmers and endangered fish, and as global warming heats up, scarce water supplies are likely to become even scarcer.  Matt Braun, spokesperson for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) provides an initial overview, and then host Stephanie Potter is joined by Steve Pedery of Oregon Wild and Jim  McCarthy  of WaterWatch.

(Unique among the more than 500 wildlife refuges in the National Wildlife Refuge System, the USFWS allows broad-scale commercial agriculture within the Tule Lake and Lower Klamath refuges that provides no benefit to wildlife. View interactive maps here to see how the Klamath Basin has been altered by development.)

CALIFORNIA 90420, a documentary on Oaksterdam University

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Fri, 04/27/2012

Host Jay Thiemeyer interviews filmmaker Dean Shull about his new documentary CALIFORNIA 90420 which  looks at Oaksterdam University, the nation's only college preparing students for work in the medical marijuana industry. The film shows at the Clinton Street Theater in Portland starting Friday, April 27th.

90420 focuses on the rapidly open and growing marijuana trade in the State of California. The film explores the burgeoning 'above ground' industry through the eyes of four, 20-something characters whose real lives are caught up in the changing green landscape.

The film follows faculty and students at California's Oaksterdam University, the nation's first college to prepare students for careers in the ever changing marijuana industry and the epicenter of legalization efforts in California. Recently federal agents from the DEA and IRS raided Oaksterdam University as well as the home of Oaksterdam University Founder, Richard Lee. Although medical marijuana is legal in California, it is still prohibited under federal law, leaving Oaksterdam in a precarious legal limbo.

CALIFORNIA 90420 is a New Coast Productions Film directed by Dean Shull (Waiting...) and produced and written by Dean Shull, Steve Roberts and Colin Goldman. The film features Dale Sky Jones and Oaksterdam co-founders Richard Lee and Jeff Jones.

For more information on CALIFORNIA 90420, including a complete list of theaters showing the film, please visit: www.90420.com.

Clinton Street Theater, Portland

4-27 @7pm, 9pm

4-28 @7pm, 9pm

4-29 @7pm, 9pm

4-30 @7pm, 9pm

5-1 @7pm, 9pm

5-2 @7pm, 9pm

5-3 @7pm, 9pm

 

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The Developmental Origins of Obesity

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Mon, 04/23/2012

 Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall presents Dr. Jerrold Heindel, a scientist at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in North Carolina. He spoke about the Developmental Origins of Obesity at the Northwest Environmental Health conference.

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Fri, 04/20/2012

 Dan Johnson interviews Mya Chamberlin and Glen Ulmer about the upcoming 4th annual Gay & Grey Expo 2012, taking place at Friendly House on Saturday May 12th from 9am til 4pm.

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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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