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Radiozine on 06/10/13

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Mon, 06/10/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jim Wallis on What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving the Common Good

Host Cecil Prescod speaks with Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourner magazine and the author of 10 books on religion, culture and politics, about his new book "On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned About Serving the Common Good." 

Radiozine on 06/07/13

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Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Michael O'Connor talks about Hump Day, a monthly celebration of street artists

Host Robyn Shanti interviews Michael O'Connor of Creative Collaborations. Michael O'Connor dropped out of college to start a non-profit organization which "preserves and protects the opportunities of our creative entrepeneurs who are on the street" (i.e. street musicians and artists).  Hump Day is a monthly art and music festival held in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District on the second Wednesday of every month. This month it is June 12th 

Radiozine on 05/30/13

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Thu, 05/30/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jonathan Shuppe on "A Chance to Win"

Jonathan Schuppe is a crime and government reporter who has spent much of his reporting life in and around Newark, NJ.  In that time, he's seen first hand the results of shattered lives and their effects on children.  But he tells a different story in his new book, "A Chance to Win."  Don Merrill talks with Mr. Schuppe about a special man who got a bunch of inner city kids interested in forming a sports team.  And not basketball or football.

Radiozine on 05/29/13

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Wed, 05/29/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Interview with Portland's Noise Control Officers

Portland was the first city in the U.S. to establish a Noise Control office. Has it done any good? Portland's Noise Control Officer Paul van Orden, his predecessor Paul Herman, and Noise Review Board chair David Sweet talk about what the office was designed to do, what it has actually accomplished and what they would like to do in the future. If you think helicopters, unmuffled cars and your neighbor's stereo are affronts to Portland's famed livability, or if you think a jackhammer makes a  beautiful sound, listen to this conversation to find out what rights and responsibilities you have.

For further information and to take action:

Noise Control Office, City of Portland 503-823-7350 or www.portlandonline.com and select "Noise Control" from the "Services" window

Radiozine on 05/27/13

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Mon, 05/27/2013 - 11:40am - 12:00pm
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Living Yoga and the 2013 Yogathon

Host Ren Green speaks with Michael Faith, Executive Director of Living Yoga, about the 2013 Yogathon in which participants create their own yoga challenges and then get sponsors to support their efforts; similar to how the breast cancer walkathons work.

Living Yoga's mission is to reach adults and teens in prison and in drug and alcohol treatment centers - yoga-style! - as a means of rehabilitation. 

http://living-yoga.org/

Radiozine on 05/22/13

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Wed, 05/22/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland Street artists discuss creative interventions in public spaces

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with mural artist and creative space activist N.O. Bonzo, and Tomas Valladares co-founder of The Portland Street Art Alliance and arts administrator, and Tiffany Conklin, co-founder of the Portland Street Art Alliance and PSU researcher, about promoting creative interventions in public spaces and about upcoming events. 

Image above is the mural on the back of Music Millennium by artists The Lost Cause and Jon Stommel.

Radiozine on 05/20/13

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Mon, 05/20/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Radiozine Presents George Estreich, author of The Shape Of The Eye

If you have a child or know of a child that was born with Down Syndrome, please join me on Monday, 20 May, 2013 at 11:30am as I interview George Estreich, author of The Shape of the Eye. George is the winner of the 2012 Oregon Book Award for creative non-fiction in the telling of the story of raising a daughter with born with Down Syndrome. George’s memoir tells the story of how he, his wife and oldest daughter had their lives changed forever with the birth of Laura as the go from birth to diagnosis to … life. That’s Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:30am…only on your community radio station KBOO-FM 90.7 

Radiozine on 05/16/13

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Thu, 05/16/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Eve Ensler on her memoir In the Body of the World

Host Don Merrill speaks with Eve Ensler, activist, playwright, and author of The Vagina Monologues. Her new book is In the Body of the World, a visionary memoir of separation and connection. While working in the Congo,Eve Ensler is shocked to encounter the horrific rape and violence inflicted on the women there and soon after is diagnosed with uterine cancer. As she connects her own illness to the devastation of the earth and her life force to the resilience of humanity, she is finally joined to the body of the world.

Eve Ensler speaks at Powell's City of Books Thursday, May 16th, at 7:30PM.

Thursday the 16th, 7:30pm  /  Powell's City of Books   

Radiozine on 05/13/13

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Mon, 05/13/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Story-teller Michael Meade on Myth, Story, and Communities Under Stress

Host Ralph Coulson interviews Michael Meade, renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. Meade has spent decades of work mentoring youth, visiting prisons, assisting war veterans and fostering dialogues between genders and races. He is the author of "Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of the Soul," "Why the World Doesn’t End: Tales of Renewal in Times of Loss," "The Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of the Soul;" editor, with James Hillman and Robert Bly, of "Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart."

Michael Meade will be at the following events in Portland:

Radiozine on 05/03/13

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Fri, 05/03/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay"

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Sarah Anderson of the Institute for Policy Studies about their new report, "Fix the Debt’ CEOs Enjoy Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay."

The report released on May 2nd covers the CEO "performance pay" loophole. The report quantifies just how much taxpayers pay for certain CEOs. For example, Stephen Hemsley, UnitedHealth CEO, got $68 million in CEO pay over a two-year period thanks to the tax bucks paid by everyday Americans. These same CEOs are also with the 'Fix the Debt,' a group calling for austerity measures that will impact the poor, elderly, and others. 

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Portland nurse travels to the Gaza Strip

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Mon, 12/05/2011

On October 18th, 2011, health care workers from Washington and Oregon left for a medical delegation to Gaza, hosted by the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. The purpose of the trip is to learn more about the effects of ongoing war and occupation on the health of the citizens of Gaza. Maxine Fookson, a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from Portland, is the Oregon PSR representative of this group.

Maxine Fookson will join KBOO host Jenka Soderberg at 11 am on Monday December 5th to report back on her trip to Gaza.

Maxine's blog post from October 22nd, begins:

"Today was the first of our health visits. From what I am understanding, health care is administered in a number of ways here. For those who have refugee status by virtue of having been displaced from their homes and land by Israel in either 1948 or 1967 the UN provides education (until 9th grade) and health care, including all vaccines, until age 3 yrs. I learned today that each of the doctors and nurses at the UNRWA Clinics see 100 patients a day. Tomorrow I will go there and see that system. And I am sure there will be plenty to say about that. One thing that is amazing is that Gaza has an immunization rate of 90% for the basic childhood vaccines. That is so unbelievable."

Please visit Maxine's blog to read the rest of this post and more reports from her trip to Gaza.

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It Calls You Back

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Fri, 12/02/2011

Host Carlos Chavez interviews author, poet and activist Luis J Rodriguez. They discuss his new memoir, It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing.

Luis J. Rodriguez has emerged as one of the leading Chicano writers in the country with fifteen published books in memoir, fiction, nonfiction, children's literature, and poetry. Luis' poetry has won a Poetry Center Book Award, a PEN Josephine Miles Literary Award, and a Paterson Poetry Book Prize, among others.

Luis is best known for the 1993 memoir of gang life, “Always Running: La Vida Loca, Gang Days in L.A.”. Now selling more than 400,000 copies, this book garnered a Carl Sandburg Literary Award, a Chicago Sun-Times Book Award, and was designated a New York Times Notable Book. Written as a cautionary tale for Luis' then 15-year-old son Ramiro—who had joined a Chicago gang—the memoir is popular among youth and teachers. One Los Angeles Public Library official said “Always Running” is the most checked out book in their vast library system—and also the most “stolen.” Despite its popularity, the American Library Association called “Always Running” one of the 100 most censored books in the United States

His latest book is the long-awaited sequel to “Always Running,” entitled “It Calls You Back: An Odyssey Through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing” (Touchstone Books/Simon & Schuster), released in the fall of 2011.

Luis is also known for helping start community organizations-like Chicago's Guild Complex, one of the largest literary arts organizations in the Midwest; Humboldt Park Teen Reach in Chicago; and Tia Chucha Press, one of this country's premier small presses. He is a founder of Youth Struggling for Survival, a Chicago-based not-for-profit working with gang and non-gang youth. He helped start Rock A Mole (rhymes with guacamole) Productions, which produces music/arts festivals, CDs, and films in Los Angeles. And he is co-founder of Tia Chucha's Centro Cultural—a bookstore, performance space and workshop center in the Northeast San Fernando Valley, which also sponsors the "Celebrating Words: Written, Performed & Sung" Literacy and Performance Festival. In addition, Luis is a renowned gang intervention specialist in Los Angeles, Chicago, and other cities as well as Mexico and Central America. His 2001 book “Hearts and Hands: Creating Community in Violent Times” (Seven Stories) summarizes three decades in this area.

Navajo elder Perry Charley talks about effects of uranium mining on the Navajo people

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Mon, 11/28/2011

 Roberta Hall hosts Navajo elder Perry Charley, Program Manager at the Uranium Education Program of the Dine Environmental Institute at Dine College in New Mexico. He talks about the effects of uranium mining on the Navajo people and issues of environmental justice.

Dine College's Uranium Education Program (UEP) is an empowerment program for Navajo Native Americans concerning radiation and environmental health issues arising from the legacy of former uranium mining/milling operations and other serious environmental impacts on the Navajo reservation. Uranium mining and milling has left large areas of the Navajo reservation contaminated with abandoned mines, mine waste and mill tailings and associated radiation. There are well-documented problems with lung cancer and silicosis in former Navajo uranium miners, and there is great concern among uranium millers and other Navajos who reside near contaminated areas about late effects of radiation exposure from these sources. There has been growing concerns over various environmental issues and their impacts to health and the environment.

www.dinecollege.edu/institutes/uranium.php

navajoboy.com/

 
 
 

 

Pachucas, Pachucos and their Culture

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Fri, 11/18/2011

Host Carlos Chavez interviews Professor of Latin American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Gerardo "Lalo" Licon. Lalo studied history at the University of Southern California and wrote his dissertation on the Pachuco Culture. Many recognize the Pachucos as the so called "Zoot Suiters," but the zoot suit was only part of this unique and somewhat buried history and cultural identity that Lalo explains further.

A look at the healthcare system in Cuba with Jerone Stephens

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Mon, 11/14/2011

Health and Healthcare Forum, Hosted by Roberta Hall.

Today's guest is Jerone Stephens, a retired political science professor who has studied Latin America, talks about the healthcare system in Cuba.

Mark Bosnian on his new book "Sing Free Now! 3 Steps to Power Passion and Confidence"

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Fri, 11/04/2011

Host Robyn Shanti interviews Portland-based vocal coach Mark Bosnian about his new book Sing Free Now! 3 Steps to Power Passion and Confidence." (www.singfreenow.com) Whether you’re in a band, love to karaoke, belong to a choir, just enjoy singing in the shower – or have always wanted to sing, but think you can’t, we will talk about the secrets Mark has developed to help you belt it out with confidence, stamina and soul.

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Christopher Ryan, co-author of "Sex at Dawn" talks about Human Sexuality

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Mon, 10/31/2011

 Joe Meyer Hosts.

My guest is Christopher Ryan, co author with Cacilda Jetha of Sex at Dawn - the prehistoric origins of modern sexuality. 

The standard narrative of modern human sexuality features a male-dominated ruling class supported by nuclear families each founded on monogamous mating.

Jetha and Ryan show that the monogamy model is very different from how humans lived before agriculture and from our genetic - preconscious expectations.

This conflict between how we evolved to behave and what society has come to expect of us, argue the  man and woman co-authors, is destructive to individuals, families, society as a whole and even the robustness of our offspring.
  
Dr Ryan discusses the evidence against the standard narrative of human sexuality and the evidence for a  more humane myth of what we have evolved to be.

Our discussion is disorganized into three sections.
observation of humans in our time - both domesticated and un
comparison of humans with other apes and anatomical evidence all pointing towards a more promiscuous and egalitarian past.

While some parts may be embarrassing, an objective understanding of our evolved sexuality can only help bring peace among the humans..

 
 
 

 

Interview with "Sex and Dawn" Author Christopher Ryan

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Mon, 10/31/2011

 

 
The standard narrative of modern human sexuality features a male-dominated ruling class supported by nuclear families each founded on monogamous mating.
 
Jetha and Ryan show that the monogamy model is very different from how humans lived before agriculture and from our genetic - preconscious expectations.
 
This conflict between how we evolved to behave and what society has come to expect of us, argue the  man and woman co-authors, is destructive to individuals, families, society as a whole and even the robustness of our offspring.
  
Dr Ryan discusses the evidence against the standard narrative of human sexuality and the evidence for a  more humane myth of what we have evolved to be.
 
Our discussion is disorganized into three sections.
observation of humans in our time - both domesticated and un
comparison of humans with other apes and anatomical evidence all pointing towards a more promiscuous and egalitarian past.
 
While some parts may be embarrassing, an objective understanding of our evolved sexuality can only help bring peace among the humans..

Chiapas Photography Project is hosting 2 Mayan women photographers and Project Director

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Mon, 10/24/2011

 The guests are members of the Chiapas Photography Project (CPP) which currently hosts 2 Maya women photographers and the director of the project in the Portland area for lectures and workshops.  Their photos offer a privileged look at family, home and village life today. Their lectures and workshops build cross cultural understanding while encouraging pride in ethnic identity.

The Chiapas Photography Project  provides indigenous Maya people in Chiapas, Mexico with opportunities for cultural and artistic self-expression through photography. Since 1992, over 300 indigenous men and women from different ethnic groups and religious backgrounds have learned how to use photography as a mode of personal artistic expression, and many have undertaken projects that celebrate and engage members of their communities.

CPP is based in San Cristóbal de Las Casas, the commercial and cultural center of the Chiapas Highlands. The Project’s activities are both local and global in scope. CPP photographers have exhibited their work in their own towns, as well as in museums, galleries, and alternative spaces throughout the world. CPP also provides educational workshops and presentations, which educate diverse audiences about how the Project uses photography as a means to share and celebrate indigenous cultures.

The Chiapas Photography Project has gained recognition from the Mexican, American, and international press, the academic community, and the art world. As CPP has gained a global presence, it has provided opportunities for volunteers and professional photographers from around the world to work with indigenous photographers.

CPP adapts to the always-evolving photography environment, incorporating new technology, while respecting the varied conditions and preferences of those who participate in activities.

 

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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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