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Dr. Ted Schettler on Environmental Health Concerns, Policies and Science

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Mon, 11/25/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Environmental Health Concerns, Government Policies, and Science

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Ted Schettler, Science Director of the Science and Environmental Health Network, about environmental health concerns and about policies that need to be changed to protect human health and the environment. For example, they talk about the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 and the science underlying policies and actions to restrict carbon in the atmosphere. 

The Family, Three Journey's Into The 20th Century

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Mon, 11/18/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Interview with Seattle writer, David Laskin
Coming to Radiozine, Monday March 18th at 11:30 I'll introduce you to David Laskin, author of The Family, Three Journey's Into The 20th Century. David recounts three journies made by family members living Russia in the latter part of the 19th Century and follows them as one grouup of family goes to Palastine, the second group ccame to America and the remainder stayed in Minsk to suffer persecution.

Join us this Monday at 11:30 am on KBOO Community Radio

Dan Johnson hosts this week Radiozine.

Shopping the Planet to Death

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Fri, 11/15/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Shopping the Planet to Death

Radio Ecoschock Show with host Alex Smith

Growthbusters producer Dave Gardner on municipal growth Ponzi schemes. Plus hot green "sermon": direct action vs consumer stupor - by Reverend Billy Talens of the Church of Stop Shopping.

Tuskegee Airmen

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Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Tuskegee Airmen
Surviving Tuskegee airmen visited Portland on November 7th, speaking at the Portland Community College Cascade Campus. The Tuskegee airmen were the first African-American aviators in the U.S. armed forces. The Tuskegee Airmen were subjected to racial discrimination, both within and outside the army. Back in the 1950s, there were 1,000 Tuskegee Airmen. There are now less than 200 remaining. Kristin Yount produced this program

Improbability Drive

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Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Social Media and the Modern Writer: Opening Doors or Dumbing us Down?

Author, travel writer and blogger Joshua Samuel Brown explores the uses and pitfalls of Social Media with writers from a variety of disciplines.  Guests include Senior Researcher for the Asia division of Human Rights Watch Phelim Kine, Veteran Lonely Planet Guidebook Author Celeste Brash, Portland-based author and e-book publisher Cheri Lasota, and poet, Yale professor and philosopher of Literature Richard Deming.
 

Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

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Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

From the Radio Ecoshock Show 

Washington University's Peter Ward specializes in the 4 past extinctions from global warming. He's appeared on TV, author of 14 books, and warns rising seas will change America forever.

Dr. Morgan Schaller of Rutgers tells us about a sudden heating event 55 million years ago when Earth warmed 9 degrees in 13 years. Could it happen again? 

Plus Stephanie Goodwin of Greenpeace on the "Arctic 30" protesters being held for months in a Russian prison, after climbing on an Arctic drilling platform. Why are they charged with "piracy"? 

Anne Katherine discusses her book Boundaries in an Overconnected World

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Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Discussion of how to set boundaries
Therapist and writer Anne Katherine talks about her new book "Boundaries in an Overconnected World: Setting Limits to Preserve Your Focus, Privacy, Relationships, and Sanity." Anne Katherine specializes in helping people with boundaries, eating disorders, and food addiction. She wrote the first book on boundaries for a mass audience, "Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin." www.annekatherine.org

Health Care and Issues for the African American/Black community in Oregon

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Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Members of the Portland African American Health Coalition on services and the upcoming Wellness Fair
Host Paula Small speaks with members of the local African-American Health Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting & improving health/wellness in Oregon's Black/African-American community and beyond. They will discuss year-round services provided by the Coalition to the general community and the upcoming Wellness Fair (October 12th), which offers information & enrollment for uninsured in the Cover Oregon program, among others. http://aahc-portland.org/

"Alternative Care" as a Fully Accepted Part of Mainstream Medical Care

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Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Recent progress in expanding definition of health care to include "alternative" care

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with chiropractor-lobbyist Vern Saboe about recent progress in expanding various publicly or partly public sponsored health care reforms to offer what has heretofore been thought of as "alternative" care from naturopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, acupuncturists, and others as fully accepted parts of the mainstream of medical care. The "establishment" is still resistant to this, but the law and the public are on the other side.

The Moral Aspects of Fighting Climate Change

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Fri, 09/20/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on climage activism
Radiozine Katleen Dean Moore

Host Paul Roland speaks with Kathleen Dean Moore, philosopher, nature writer, public speaker, and defender of all that is wild. Her work brings together the art of the essay, the wisdom of the natural world, and the moral clarity of philosophy to explore our place on the planet and our responsibilities for its thriving. 

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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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Larry Merculieff on indigenous elder wisdom and modern day personal to global challenges.

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Thu, 04/19/2012

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Larry Merculieff who is won of the presenters at the Earth and Spirit Council's Earthday Conference this Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st.

Larry Merculieff has almost four decades of experience serving his people, the Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands and other Alaska Native peoples in a number of capacities. His reach has been broad and varied—a few of the positions he’s held include: City Manager of St. Paul Island, Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Commerce and Economic Development, President and CEO of Tanadgusix Corporation, Chairman of the Board of The Aleut Corporation, and General Manager of the Central Bering Sea Fishermen’s Association (one of the six Community Development Quota groups created by Congress to receive fish allocations in Alaska).

From 2000–2003, Merculieff served as the Director of the Department of Public Policy and Advocacy in the Rural Alaska Community Action Program. As Director, Merculieff led the largest subsistence rights march in Alaska’s history and emceed the subsistence rally after the march. The march was instrumental in protecting Alaska Native subsistence rights.

Merculieff has helped found and lead numerous environmental organizations. He has also won numerous awards for his work. In 2007 he received the Buffet Finalist Award for Indigenous Leadership, and the Alaska Forum on the Environment Award for Environmental Excellence, for lifetime achievements in environment.

Close to Merculieff’s heart are issues related to cultural and community wellness, traditional ways of living, Elder wisdom, and the environment. Having had a traditional upbringing, Merculieff has been, and continues to be, a strong voice advocating the meaningful application of traditional knowledge and wisdom obtained from Elders.

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Duane Elgin on Great Transition Stories for Earth Day and Beyond

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Wed, 04/18/2012

We live in a time of converging crises -- climate change, financial disruption, energy shortages, species extinctions, the list goes on. "Life as usual" is on the verge of implosion. How do we enter this new era? How can we make sense of it? Visionary author and speaker, Duane Elgin acknowledges the threats, and yet speaks of hope. He points to trends in society and science that can help us to see an even bigger picture, what he calls "our larger story as a human family." Duane shares how a radical shift to sustainability and community is at hand if we can embrace the Great Transition Stories that could help us to become consciously transformed by the challenges of our time. Hosted by Stephanie Potter.

Duane will be presenting a workshop Our World in Transition at the Earth Day Conference 2012: for the Next Seven Generations, which is being offered by the Earth and Spirit Council in partnership with the Sylvania Campus of Portland Community College. KBOO is a proud co-sponsor of the Earth Day 2012 Conference & Celebration.

Friday, April 20 – At 6 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center there will be an evening fund raiser for the Earth and Spirit Council. Entrance is $5 for PCC students. Besides Duane Elgin, speakers include Grandmother Agnes Pilgrim, oldest living member of the Takelma Indians of Southern Oregon and world-renowned spiritual leader.

Saturday, April 21 – From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. it’s the Sylvania Campus Earth Day Conference. Free for students, the conference features 24 workshops and speakers including Kim Smith, environmental sociologist. Other presenters include: John Kallas, North American authority on edible plants; Peter Michael Bauer, founder of ReWild Portland; and Sean Cruz, co-founder of Friends of Celilo Falls.

Duane Elgin's books include Voluntary SimplicityThe Living UniversePromise Ahead, and Awakening Earth. In 2006, Duane received the international “Goi Peace Award” in recognition of his contribution to a global “vision, consciousness, and lifestyle” that fosters a “more sustainable and spiritual culture.

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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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