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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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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.

 

"The Economics of Happiness," an interview with Helena Norberg Hodge

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Tue, 10/11/2011

Host Kathleen Stephenson interviews Helena Norberg-Hodge, the internationally renowned environmentalist and leading critic of conventional notions of growth and development. She is the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize. She is founder and director of the International Society for Ecology and Culture and author of "Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh.

Helena Norberg Hodge talks about the upcoming Portland screening of her documentary film "The Economics of Happiness" on October 14th. The screening is a fundraiser for the Earth and Spirit Council. The "Economics of Happiness" depicts a world that, on the one hand, continues to promote globalization and the consolidation of corporate power. But at the same time it shows the movements of people around the world who are resisting those policies, demanding a re-regulation of trade and finance—and, far from the old institutions of power, they’re starting to forge a very different future.

Also part of the interview is Linda Rudnick, a board member of the Earth and Spirit Council.

Join the Earth and Spirit Council for a special fundraising screening of The Economics of Happiness, a documentary about the worldwide movement for localization by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick & John Page, held at The Hollywood Theatre at 7 pm on Friday, October 14, 2011.

http://earthandspirit.org/Economic-of-Happiness.htm

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Sandra Steingraber talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food.

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Mon, 10/10/2011

 The guest is writer and ecologist Sandra Steingraber, author of the groundbreaking book "Living Downstream: An Ecologist's Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment." Her latest book is "Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis." She talks about hydro-fracking and how it threatens our air, water and food. Steingraber is a powerful voice against fracking in her home in New York state.

Sandra Steingraber is speaking in Portland on Thursday October 20, 2011 from 7-9PM at the Old Church at 1422 SW 11th Ave. The event is is hosted by the Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides (NCAP).

 

True Wealth: How & Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, Hi-Satisfaction Economy

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Fri, 10/07/2011
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Juliet Schor about her recent book: True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans Are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, High-Satisfaction Economy 
 
Publisher Comments:
A groundbreaking statement about ecological decline, suggesting a radical change in how we think about consumer goods, value, and ways to live.   In True Wealth, economist Juliet B. Schor rejects the sacrifice message, with the insight that social innovations and new technology can simultaneously enhance our lives and protect the planet. Schor shares examples of urban farmers, DIY renovators, and others working outside the conventional market to illuminate the path away from the work-and-spend cycle and toward a new world rich in time, creativity, information, and community.
 
Juliet B. Schor is a bestselling author, professor of sociology at Boston College, and cofounder of A New American Dream, an organization devoted to transforming North American lifestyles to make them more ecologically and socially sustainable. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts.

CAIR: Where do the Feds Get These People? Anti-Muslim 'Trainers' unleashed on the Rookies

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Wed, 10/05/2011

A Washington state Muslim group has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate alleged anti-Islam bias in FBI trainings of law enforcement officers and regular citizens.

In a letter mailed Monday to the department's civil rights division, the Washington Council on American-Islam Relations accused the FBI of trainings that including "false, misleading and fear-producing information."

The letter lists a number of complaints about FBI trainings, including one in Seattle last spring, where participants at a "citizens' academy" at the FBI office said they were given a handout comparing Arab/Islamic propaganda with Nazi propaganda.

The complaint also mentioned an FBI training lecture in Washington, D.C., also last spring that was critical of Islam. The bureau employee who gave the lecture contended, among other things, that the more devout a Muslim is, the more likely he is to be violent. The lecture came to light last month, at which time the FBI said it has begun a review of its training to make sure it is consistent with FBI standards.

A Muslim-American woman who participated in the Seattle training said she was surprised by the handout because everything else about the eight-session "citizens' academy" had been respectful.

The FBI in Seattle has issued a statement saying the agency is currently conducting a comprehensive review of all training and reference materials that relate to religion or culture.
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Northwest Permaculture Convergence: Finding Common Cause

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Wed, 09/28/2011

 Host Sue Supriano speaks with Jan Spencer, organizer of the Northwest Permaculture Convergence, which will be held October 13 - 16 in Portland and the Columbia County Fairgrounds [St. Helens]. The theme is "Finding Common Cause."

Jan Spencer has lived in New York, Texas, Arkansas and Oregon. He has travelled out of a back pack to over 35 countries over 5 years on four continents. Highlights of his life include living two years in a rural commune in the Arkansas Ozarks, backpacking in the Ruwenzori Mountains of western Uganda, surfing at Raglan, New Zealand, painting adventures by bike in Italy and his current suburban permaculture project in Eugene. Jan's interests include geography, global affairs and art. He is a self described weather and climate enthusiast.

Urban land use, economics, permaculture, human potential, spirituality, global relations and the environment combine for a unique fusion of Jan's interest. His presentations are upbeat, positive and entertaining including elements of scholar, social critic and stand up comedian.

Jan has made presentations in numerous towns in Oregon, Washington State, the Bay Area, Austin, Texas and Eugene. Venues and hosts have included neighborhood meetings, civic organizations, churches, Grange Halls and conferences such as the Eco City World Summit, Bioneers, Environmental Law Conference and National Co Housing Conference in Seattle.

Articles Jan has written have been featured in The Permaculture Activist, Talking Leaves, Architecture Week, Sentient Times and numerous guest opinions in the Eugene Register Guard. He has made radio interviews in Oregon, Washington State and Florida. He self published “Global Trends – Local Choices” and is working on a fiction novel Eugene – 2035.

Finally, Jan has become a pioneer and advocate for suburban property conversion. His ¼ acre site in Eugene, after ten years, convincingly shows what a suburban property can become. It features grass to garden, rain water catchment, reclaiming automobile space, passive solar re design, edible landscaping and much more. The implications of suburban property conversion are immense touching on economics, human potential, the environment and eco culture change.

 
 
 

 

Emma Marris on her book "Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World."

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Mon, 09/26/2011

Host Gene Bradley speaks with Emma Marris, author of "Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World."  In her book Marris interviews leading scientists and environmentalists and visits imaginary Edens, designer ecosystems, and Pleistocene parks. She contends that we must replace our desire for an unattainable Eden with a more practical dream: a global, half-wild, "rambunctious garden" planet, tended by us.

 
 
 

 

Ben Ross, co-author of THE POLLUTERS, on the chemical industry's impacts on health and environment

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Mon, 09/19/2011

Roberta Hall of Health and Health Care Forum hosts a conversation with Ben Ross, co-author of "The Polluters: The Making of Our Chemically Altered Environment", which examines the history of the chemical industry's impacts on health and the environment.

Benjamin Ross and Steven Amter tell the story of how the chemical industry, abetted by a compliant government, set loose a plague of pollution that began in the years before and directly following World War II, a plague that still lingers today. The advent of new synthetic chemical products such as Nylon and DDT created new hazards just as the expansion and mechanization of industry exacerbated old ones. Environmental dangers well known today — smog, pesticides, lead, chlorinated solvents, asbestos, and even global warming — were already recognized in that era by chemists, engineers, doctors, and business managers. A few of them spoke out about these dangers, others overlooked scientific truth in pursuit of wealth and prestige, and many struggled to find a balance between the interests of industry and the needs of the wider world.

 
 
 

 

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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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