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Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"

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Tue, 08/25/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Cristina Henriquez on The Book of Unknown Americans"
Stage and Studio is off today. Instead we'll hear the Radiozine.

Host Sarika Mehta speaks with Cristina Henríquez, the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, which was a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s Top 10 Books of the Year.

Cristina Henriquez is also the author The World In Half (a novel), and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection.

Follow the Garbage

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Follow the Garbage: A KBOO News Crew Investigation

What happens to the stuff we throw out? On this week's Sprouts, Lisa Loving and a crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet.  

From the Archives. This program originally aired in 2008.

The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

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Fri, 08/21/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

Host Jennifer Kemp interviews Lou Ureneck about his new book, "The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide," which tells the story of a rescue operation led by a small-town minister from upstate New York. He saved more than a quarter-million people from the Ottoman city of Smyrna, the empire's richest city, and scene of the last terrifying episode of the genocide that killed millions of Armenians and Greeks at the beginning the last century. 

Lou Ureneck teaches journalism at Boston University. A former Nieman fellow and editor in residence at Harvard University, Ureneck was a newspaper editor, in Maine and Philadelphia. 

Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

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Mon, 08/17/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on "It's Wrong to Wreck the World"

Healthwatch is off today. We'll hear Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith and a program titled "It's Wrong to Wreck the World." 

From the University of Oregon, Kathleen Dean Moore delivers an artful talk about our attack on Nature, and hope of reviving love instead. Recorded in Vancouver. With readings from her work & original song by Libby Roderick. 

http://www.ecoshock.org/

http://www.riverwalking.com/

Universal Health Care Advocate T.R. Reid on Health Care around the World and in Oregon

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Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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TR Reid, advocate for universal health care, is interviewed by Roberta Hall

Health and Health Care Forum

TR Reid is a Washington Post reporter and bureau chief who became an advocate for universal health care after living abroad in countries which provide health care to all residents. He came to realize that the significant link among the various excellent and unique health care systems is the moral commitment that these countries feel toward their people. He wants the US to do the same.

Reid's work on the book "The Healing of America” was the basis for a popular PBS film “Sick Around the World,” followed by "US Health Care: the Good News."

Aflora Reggae Musicians on their Music and the Effects of Neoliberalism on Chile Today

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Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Chilean reggae musicians talk about their music and life in Chile today

We speak with members of the Chilean reggae band Aflora Reggae, bassist Felipe Cuevas and lead vocalist Javiera Rosselot,about the state of the educational system in Chile, the impact of the neoliberal economy that is destroying the country's rivers, forests and dividing the communities through the exploitation of natural resources, and the intention of their music to promote unity in the world, to elevate global consciousness and to promote a healthy and loving lifestyle. 

This interview was rescheduled from July 22nd.

T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"

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Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"
Art Focus is off today.

T. Geronimo Johnson, author of the novel "Welcome to Braggsville" about Berkeley students who try to disrupt a Civil War re-enactment, talks with host Richard Wolinsky from the series Bookwaves.

http://bookwaves.homestead.com/

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/>

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

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.

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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