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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.

Roy Scranton on "Learning to Die in the Anthropocene"

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Fri, 12/18/2015 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Author Roy Scranton discusses his book "Learning to Die in the Anthropocene"
THIS PROGRAM WAS POSTPONED DUE TO TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES. 
Instead we heard "Portraits of Alzheimer's from the series Sprouts.

http://pacificanetwork.org/sprouts-radio-from-the-grassroots/


Host Katheen Stephenson speaks with writer Roy Scranton about his book, "Learning to Die in the Anthropocene (City Lights 2015)."

"In Learning to Die in the Anthropocene, Roy Scranton draws on his experiences in Iraq to confront the grim realities of climate change. The result is a fierce and provocative book."—Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History

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"Railroaded:The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America," historian Richard White

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Fri, 09/16/2011
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Fri, 09/16/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America

"Bundled securities...phony annual reports...bribed politicians...a crashed economy. These familiar-sounding conditions are just part of the legacy of the men who built the 19th century transcontinental railroads. In Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, historian Richard White tells the story of corporate misconduct, incompetence and greed surrounding the construction of the transcontinental railroads that changed America. White reconstructs the convoluted paper trail that enriched Gilded Age capitalists and triggered three economic crisis in the late 19th century." Dave Mazza hosts.

  • Length: 27:34 minutes (25.24 MB)
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The Halo Foundation's work helping orphans and at-risk children worldwide.

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Thu, 09/15/2011

Host Ren Green interviews Chris West of the Portland Branch of the Halo Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides food, water, shelter, clothing, education, art therapy, caretakers, medical services, and vocational training to orphans and at-risk children worldwide. We also provide opportunities for American youth to learn about volunteerism and philanthropy.

The Halo Foundation is sponsoring "The Art of Love," on Thursday September 15th, 2011, Time: 7:30-9:30pm. The event will raise funds for The Bukesa Children’s Home, an orphanage in Uganda, Africa which provides food, water, shelter, medicine, education and art therapy for 34 children. Be-yond seeking to provide the financial resources for the home’s work, the event will also promote local artists, presenting their work along side paintings and drawings from Ugandan children about what they love and hope for the world. For more information about The HALO Foundation, or the Bukesa Children’s Home visit:

www.haloworldwide.org

  • Length: 28:03 minutes (25.69 MB)
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Sharon Gary Smith, the new Executive Director of the MacKenzie River Gathering

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Mon, 08/29/2011

 Jay Thiemeyer interviews local activist Sharon Gary Smith, who is the new Executive Director of the MacKenzie River Gathering.

Sharon Gary Smith is a native Oregonian who has worked locally and nationally for racial and economic justice, with a special focus on addressing health inequity and reproductive justice.

 
 
 

 

Rick Perry Revealed and How Money Leads to No Compromise in Congress

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Mon, 08/29/2011

 Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Abby Rapoport, a reporter with "The Texas Observer", about Presidential candidate Rick Perry, his campaign strategy, and his record as Governor of Texas. She also speaks with political science professor Thomas Ferguson about how Congress is listening primarily to those who contribute political money, not the public.

Read Rapoport's articles at: http://www.texasobserver.org/floor-play/why-the-gop-field-should-steal-a-page-from-perrys-2010-playbook and www.texasobserver.org/floor-play/layoffs-and-cutbacks-rick-perrys-2011-education-record

Ferguson is professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a senior fellow of the Roosevelt Institute. He recently wrote the piece, "Memo to New York Times: Data Shows That 'We' Are Not Responsible for D.C. Deadlock." Read it at: www.newdeal20.org/2011/08/15/memo-to-new-york-times-data-shows-that-we-are-not-responsible-for-dc-deadlock-55066/

 
 
 

 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe about Oregon Medicare, Part 2.

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Mon, 08/22/2011

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe, Part 2.

Vern Saboe is a chiropractor in Albany, Oregon, and he was one of 44 members of the Oregon Transformation Team that developed the framework for a reorganization of Oregon's Medicaid --- and he was the only complementary care practitioner on the team so he spoke for naturopaths and other practices as well as for chiropractors. Additional to his practice, he is the legislative lobbyist for Oregon's chiropractic association, and in these two conversations he talks about all of these activities and about what preventive medicine offers in opposition to first-line treatment with drugs.

(Part 2 of 2. Part 1 of 2 aired on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 11:30 AM.)

Dr.Rosser and 3 Iraqi students talk about the Iraqi Student Project

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Mon, 08/08/2011

 Host Marianne Barisonek talks with Dr. Rosser and 3 Iraqi students about the Iraqi Student Project

 The Iraqi Student Project (www.iraqistudentproject.org) is a grass-roots effort to help war-displaced Iraqi students acquire the undergraduate education they need to participate inrebuilding their country. Dr. Robert Rosser, executive director of The Iraqi Student Project and three students: Awab AlwareFarah Mohsen and Mustafa Mahmood talk about the project and thier experiences as students here in the United States.

 

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues

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Fri, 08/05/2011

Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Veterans for Peace spoke with Stacy Bannerman, creator and producer of "Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues," a project of the Sanctuary for Veterans and Families. Also on the program are Tamara Rosenleaf, who wrote two of the monologues, and Belle Landau of the Returning Veterans Project. This program features moving readings of the military family monologues.

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues is an original performance art piece based on actual accounts of how the war is coming home. Developed and presented by military family members, Homefront 911 is a non-partisan event intended to raise awareness of the impact of nearly a decade of war on the families left behind, and strengthen the community safety net.

Medical Marijuana Use

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Fri, 07/29/2011

 A conversation with Angela Fairless, Anna Diaz and Todd Dalotto about the current state of medical marijuana in Oregon.

Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism

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Thu, 07/21/2011

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Sarah Sobieraj, author of Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism.

Sobieraj explores the dynamics and costs of media obsession by activist groups.  She says the pervasive mediatization of politics has jeopardized the ability of dissenting groups to engage in public discourse and so has altered the very fabric of both social movements and the civil society that the news media claim to inform.

Her book is an ethnographic portrait of fifty diverse organizations over the course of two presidential campaign cycles. She argues that while most activist groups equate political success with media success and channel their energies accordingly, their efforts fail to generate news coverage and come with deleterious consequences.

Arthur Stamoulis talks about the Columbia Free Trade Agreement

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Mon, 07/11/2011

Arthur Stamoulis of Oregon Fair Trade Campaign talks about the demonstration planned for Congressman Earl Blumenauer's Office on Monday, July 11 * 12:00 noon at 729 NE Oregon St (Near the 7th Avenue MAX Station)

Fifty-one union leaders were assassinated in Colombia last year — more than in the rest of the world combined. At least 17 have been assassinated so far this year.

As the Colombia Free Trade Agreement races towards a vote in Congress, our elected officials will be forced to pick a side.  Will they stand with union members, small farmers, human rights advocates and others in the United States and Colombia who oppose the FTA?   Or will they stand with the transnational corporations who profit off the violent suppression of workers' rights, the forced displacement of Afro-Colombians from their land and the dumping of subsidized agricultural commodities?

So far, Congressman Earl Blumenauer is "undecided" on the Colombia FTA.

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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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