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Episode Archive

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/>

How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us

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Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us
Ever wonder where your favorite fast food fries are grown, and under what conditions? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Amy Mondlach, Toxic Taters Coalition Campaign Coordinator. Mondlach describes how pesticide drift from potato fields owned by Ronald D. Offutt (RDO), the largest potato grower in the world and one of McDonald s leading potato suppliers, is harming people, animals and the environment in central and northern Minnesota. Pesticide drift from RDO farms has been measured at schools; livestock have died and community members are ill. The Coalition is working to encourage and support truly sustainable agriculture.

Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:35am - 12:00pm
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Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"
We hear an interview from the program “The Scholar’s Circle”a with journalist Heather Rogers, whose latest book is “Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution,” which takes a critical look at popular market-based solutions to ecological destruction.

Valerie Carey: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:15am - 11:35am
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Valerie Carey on her Sister Miriam's Death: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?
Jenka Soderberg speaks with Valerie Carey, the sister of  Miriam Carey, a woman who was shot and killed during an incident on Capitol Hill in 2013. 
Miriam Carey drove through a White House checkpoint and died in a hail of bullets, her infant son in the backseat. Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

Cornel West speaks with KBOO about race, theology and justice

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:00am - 11:15am
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Professor Cornel West
An exclusive interview with academic radical Cornel West, who was in Portland for the Unitarian Universalist convention on June 27th, 2015.

Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Portland-based writer Terry Masear about her new book FASTEST THINGS ON WINGS about the trials and triumphs a hummingbird rehabber encounters while caring for her tiny, fragile patients.

Terry Masear is bird rehabilitator who researches and writes about hummingbirds in her spare time. She was formerly an English teacher, and she received her PhD from UCLA.

Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"
Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Aspen Baker about her new book, "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight."

Aspen Baker is the co-founder of Exhale, a caring, nonjudgmental space for women and men to share their feelings about abortion, without choosing sides.

Baker describes how she and Exhale developed their “pro-voice” philosophy and the creative approaches they employed to help women and men have respectful, compassionate exchanges about even this most controversial of topics. 

Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher hosts a panel discussion with presenters from the Mathematics, Education and Society Conference, a biennial international conference being held this week at Portland State University. The Participants are exploring social, political, cultural, and ethical dimensions of mathematics education. This is the first time that the international conference is being held in the US.

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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
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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: 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.

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.

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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