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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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Ivy Lin, Music Millennium Film

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Wed, 01/16/2008

Daniel Flessas interviews Ivy Lin about her new documentary film on the closing of Music Millennium's 23rd Avenue store last August. Lin is a former employee at the store. The film is called Knowing All of You Like I Do.

BLM-Bush "Whopper" would Whack our Woods

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Tue, 01/15/2008

On Wednesday, January 9, Stephanie Potter spoke with Sean Stevens of Oregon Wild about Bush's "compromise" with the timber industry:  The Western Oregon Plan Revision or "Whopper."  Stevens describes how this plan would decimate old growth forests and salmon habitat on BLM lands, and offers common sense solutions.  (More info at www.oregonwild.org )

Bill Bradbury on Cliimate Change

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Mon, 01/14/2008

Since participating in the first "Inconvenient Truth" workshop with Al Gore, Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury has been traveling around the state giving presentations based on Al Gore's book. This talk was recorded at the BPA GSA Auditorium on December 13th. It's part of a series of lectures sponsored by the Oregon Public Health Division's Climate Change Committee in collaboration with PSU's Schoolof Community Health, Oregon Environmental Council, and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Bradbury offers his own insights and personal take on what we can do to turn the crisis around.

Conn Hallinan - Assessing Iraq

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Thu, 01/03/2008

Host Per Fagereng interviews Conn Hallinan, columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus, about two of his recent articles.
In "Death at a Distance: The U.S. Air War," Hallinan says "an enormous intensification of U.S. bombardments" in Iraq and Afghanistan entails an "increasing number of civilian casualties ... and the growing role of pilot-less killers in the conflict."
    His most recent piece is "The Surge: Illusion and Reality," which argues that a decrease in attacks on U.S. troops is more the result of political decisions by the U.S. government and Iraqi groups than the result of more U.S. troops in Iraq.

Interview with Free Geek

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Mon, 12/17/2007

Michelle Shroeder Fletcher interviews Shawn Furst and Michael Westwind from Portland's unique computer training and electronics recycling center.  Find out how to recycle old computer gear with Free Geek, or how you can earn your own computer by helping Free Geek build them for others.

Code Pink Tea Party

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Tue, 12/11/2007

Marianne Barisonek speaks with the women of Code Pink Portland about their Tea Party.  On December 16th, 1773 a group of patriots protested Great Britain's policies by dumping tea into Boston Harbor.  On December 16th, 2007 Code Pink Portland will symbolically recreate this event on the Hawthorne Bridge and will read their updated Declaration of Independence. Go to codepink.org for more info.

Zaher Wahab on Afghanistan

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Thu, 11/29/2007

Zaher Wahab, Professor of Education at Lewis & Clark and native of Afghanistan is interviewed by Dave Mazza about the current situation in Afghanistan and related issues.

Morgan Spurlock Interview

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Thu, 11/22/2007

Morgan Spurlock, filmmaker and star of the documentary "Supersize Me," is interviewed by Robyn Shanti. He talks about his new film about consumerism, "What Would Jesus Buy?"

Special Friday on the Environment with Scott Forrester 091407

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Thu, 09/13/2007

Scott Forrester, host of Monday on the Environment, spoke with Sherm Horiuchi, a local resident who is emigrating to Canada.

Charlie Stephens on "Peak Oil, Money and Debt"

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Tue, 08/07/2007

Host Per Fagereng interviewed Charlie Stephens, former energy analyst for the State of Oregon, about Peak Oil, the economy and Kissinger's secret visit to Russia.

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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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