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Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!

 

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Episode Archive

Building a Healthy Community: Health and Housing Experts on Public Health

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Mon, 02/08/2016 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Building a Healthy Community: Health and Housing Experts on Public Health

Health and Health Care Forum with Roberta Hall
Building a Healthy Community, a 4-hour forum in Albany on Jan. 25, brought together health and housing experts working to address the social determinants of health, one major issue being inadequate or outright unhealthy housing. This radio program provides background on the issues and excerpts from panel discussions. It shows that the way Oregon addresses health care, public health, and our enormous housing needs, is changing—but as the experts discuss some of the problems, it seems that this is only the beginning.  They all agreed that more and better collaboration is needed, and the state is ready for it. 

Johan Rockström: A Swedish Perspective On Climate Change

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Fri, 02/05/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Johan Rockström: A Swedish Perspective On Climate Change

Given its northern latitude, Sweden is warming more rapidly than many other places in the world. Johan Rockstrom, one of Sweden's leading environmental scholars, joins us this week on Sea Change Radio to discuss his latest book, Big World, Small Planet, in which he details some of the approaches Sweden has taken to reduce carbon emissions and slow the progress of climate change.

http://www.cchange.net/ 

An interview with comedian Hari Kondabolu

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Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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An interview with comedian Hari Kondabolu
Host Ken Jones talks with Hari Kondabolu, who the NY Times calls “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today.” 

Currently based in Brooklyn, Hari was discovered in Seattle by the HBO Comedy Festival in 2006, while working as an immigrant rights organizer. He has performed on Late Night with David Letterman, Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live, John Oliver’s New York Standup Show, and has his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special.

In March 2014, he released his debut comedy album “Waiting for 2042” on the Portland-based Kill Rock Stars label. And he’ll be recording his latest album live at Portland's Mississippi Studios on January 29th and 30th.

Poet Patricia Smith on her Life and Work

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Fri, 01/29/2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Poet Patricia Smith on her Life and Work

Host Grace Cavalieri speaks with Patricia Smith, the author of six books of poetry, including Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah, winner of the 2014 Rebekah Bobbitt Prize from the Library of Congress, the 2013 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets, and the Phillis Wheatley Award; Savannah was also a finalist for both the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America and the Balcones Prize. Patricia also authored Blood Dazzler, a finalist for the National Book Award, and Teahouse of the Almighty, a National Poetry Series selection. Her work has appeared in Poetry, The Paris Review, The New York Times,TriQuarterly, Tin House, The Washington Post, and in both Best American Poetry and Best American Essays.

Porter Ranch Methane Gas Leak: A Town Hall Meeting

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Fri, 01/15/2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Porter Ranch Methane Gas Leak: A Town Hall Meeting

A special program from Global Voices for Justice featuring a town hall meeting that was held to deal with issues related to health, finance, school, housing, and many other issue as the result of the Porter Ranch Methane Gas Leak. More than 600 residents were in attendance. Speakers include Erin Brockovich, Bob Bokoch, Robin Greenwald and others. 

U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter on Threats Posed by Antibiotics in Livestock

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Mon, 01/11/2016 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter on Threats Posed by Antibiotics in Livestock

The routine use of antibiotics in livestock contributes to the growing threat of antibiotic resistant infections in humans. Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Representative Louise Slaughter, representing the 25th District in New York State, and the only microbiologist in Congress. A tireless advocate for legislation to protect antibiotics, Slaughter speaks about her efforts to pass the Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act.

Blacklisted Actress Marsha Hunt, Humanitarian and Longtime Activist

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Thu, 12/31/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Blacklisted Actress Marsha Hunt, Humanitarian and Longtime Activist

The series From the Vault visits with Marsha Hunt " actress, humanitarian and longtime-activist for a variety of social causes including education, homelessness, and world hunger. In 2015, the film documentary Marsha Hunt s Sweet Adversity premiered on the festival circuit, commanding plenty of attention and winning awards to boot; produced and directed by Roger C. Memos, this film about Ms. Hunt s life prominently features a 1962 sound recording from Pacifica Radio Archives in which Hunt, the Reverend John Simmons, and the Reverend Brooks Walker discuss the dangers presented by the rise of reactionary political groups in the United States.

Today! The Rent Crisis: A people's Perspective

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Wed, 12/30/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Renters sos

Today's radiozine will have coverage of the December 16th people's panel sponsored by Know Your City and Portland Tenants Unite! at the Community Warehouse entiteld Rent Crisis: A People's Perspective.
https://www.facebook.com/events/542291982590692/
Click Here to see a video of the event. 

On hand to speak were:

Portland's Demolition Epidemic: What are we losing? Is there a better way forward?

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Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland is experiencing a demolition epidemic and Restore Oregon is working for a better balance
Portland is one of the most developer-friendly cities in the nation and our neighborhoods are losing a century old home a day to the wrecking ball.  Our historic downtown buildings also have little protection from the developer’s bottom line.   Most immediately the Workman's Temple and the Lotus cafe are endangered by a mega-development.

What is the balance between property owner rights and the rights of their neighbors?
How can today’s Portland learn from yesterday’s architecture?
Are other municipalities doing better?

For answers to these questions and more, KBOO's Joe Meyer spoke with Peggy Moretti and Brandon Spencer-Hartle from Restore Oregon (http://RestoreOregon.org).
  

The Role of Public Health in the Prevention of War with Bill Wiist

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Mon, 12/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Role of Public Health in the Prevention of War with Bill Wiist

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall presents a conversation with Bill Wiist that includes excerpts from a talk he gave at Oregon State University titled, "The Role of Public Health in the Prevention of War."

Professor Wiist is a member of the Public Health Working Group on the Primary Prevention of War, and a courtesy faculty member of OSU's Global Health program, as well as a retired member of the Northern Arizona University faculty.

The international working group is advocating for all departments of Public Health to integrate into their curriculum courses on peace advocacy and the prevention of war, courses that also teach students about the effects of war on public health.

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Debate on the Role of Israel in the Gaza Crisis

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Wed, 01/14/2009

On the Jan 15 Radiozine, KBOO hosts a two part program on the crisis in Gaza. First, a debate on the role of Israel in the crisis. Then, an update on what's happening there.  This is part one.  Bob Horenstein, the Communications Director of the Jewish Federation of Portland voices his support of the current Israel invasion of the Gaza strip.  He is opposed by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh, a former Yale University Professor, currently at Bethlehem University, and author of the book, Sharing the Land of Canaan

Siddharth Kara: author of Sex Trafficking: Inside The Business of Modern Slavery

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Mon, 01/12/2009

Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Siddharth Kara author of the new book               
Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery. His book chronicles his
travels around the globe to investigate the business of sex slavery in the world today.
He brings us the stories of escaped slaves from Nepal to Albania and he details the
economics of one of the most profitable businesses in history.
Learn how the policies of the United States and the International Monetary Fund in the past
two decades have led to an unprecedented
increase in the trafficking of girls and young women.                   
Kara performed a detailed examination of the
economics of sex slavery in each country he visited and
has developed a strategy to end it in a new brand of Abolitionist
movement. He is on the Board of Directors of Free The Slaves,
a Washington D. C. based organization dedicated to ending slavery
world wide. The United States Senate designated January IIth
Human Trafficking Awareness Day. The organization Soroptimists International
are sponsoring legislation to advance the struggle against slavery
here in the United States

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Endangered Drills In Africa

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Thu, 01/08/2009

Drills are endangered primates living in Nigeria and Cameroon in West Africa. Two Portlanders have spent the last twenty years there trying to save this species, and they've had some success. Liza Gadsby is interviewed by KBOO's Bruce Silverman.

The Invention of Air

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Thu, 01/08/2009

Host Michelle Shroeder Fletcher speaks with Steven Johnson, author of The Invention of Air, a book of world-changing ideas and a a story of genius and violence and friendship. It is the story of Joseph Priestley—scientist and theologian, protégé of Benjamin Franklin, friend of Thomas Jefferson—an eighteenth-century radical thinker who played pivotal roles in the invention of ecosystem science, the discovery of oxygen, the founding of the Unitarian Church, and the intellectual development of the United States.

Depleted Uranium's Growing Threat: An Interview with Leuren Moret

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Wed, 01/07/2009

The horrors of war don't end when the last gun falls silent. Unexploded shells, landmines, and other wartime hazards continue to take lives long after hostilities cease. Depleted uranium - or "DU" - one of the lesser know of these hazards, is spreading disease and death well beyond the battlefields on which it was once deployed. Originally viewed as a waste product in the production of fissionable nuclear material, depleted uranium was found to be effective in the manufacture of armor piercing projectiles and bombs. DU armaments are in use by the United States, Russia and several other nations. The U.S. has used DU armaments in the First Gulf War, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq. Israel has received DU armaments from the United States and reportedly have used them in the current hostilities in Gaza.

There is a growing scientific debate over the health impacts of residue from expended DU weapons. Increased rates in diabetes, neurological disorders and birth defects have been found where such weapons have been used. Other researchers point to evidence that DU residue introduced into the environment is spreading, contaminating skies, waterways and soil thousands of miles from the scenes of conflict.

Dave Mazza speaks with Leuren Moret, an international researcher on the impacts of DU. Leuren recently reported on the increased risk of infertility and reproductive cancers from DU exposure in Namaste Magazine.

Depleted Uranium: It's Everywhere!

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Wed, 01/07/2009

Dave Mazza interviews Leuren Moret, geoscientist and international expert on depleted uranium, who speaks at the Friends Meeting House on Sunday, January 11th.

James Abourezk about Gaza

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Mon, 01/05/2009

Per Fagereng talks about Gaza with James Abourezk, former senator from South Dakota.

The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America's First Prison for Drug Addicts

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Thu, 01/01/2009

Host Michelle Schroeder-Fletcher speaks with Luke Walden, co-author of The Narcotic Farm: The Rise and Fall of America's First Prison for Drug Addicts. The book tells the story of The Narcotic Farm, a federal hospital/prison for drug addicts in Lexington, Kentucky that opened in 1935 and closed forty years later.

Luke Walden is a documentary film cameraman and editor whose most recent credits include a film about UN peacekeeping in war-torn countries.

Diane Wilson

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Mon, 12/29/2008

 Diane Wilson talks with host Marianne Barisonek about her book "Holy Roller: Growing Up in the Church of Knock Down, Drag Out; or, How I Quit Loving a Blue-Eyed Jesus"

Interview: Journalist Michelle Shepherd on Guantanamos's Child, Omar Khadr

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Mon, 12/29/2008

On January 26th, just six days after his inaugeration, President Obama
will face his first scheduled Guantanamo Tribunal. The trial of Canada born Omar Khadr
just 15 years old when captured by US forces following a firefight in
Aphghanistan is scheduled to begin.
Michelle Shepherd, Toronto Star National Security writer, and author
of Guantanamo's Child: The Untold Story of Omar Khadr, has documented his story and provides an onsite account of his six year incarceration in Guantanamo. Hear the latest developments in the case, new evidence that has been surfacing in pre-trial hearings and the response of the Canadian government and public to his plight.

 

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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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