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Episode Archive

Radiozine on 12/02/11

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Fri, 12/02/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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It Calls You Back

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.

Radiozine on 11/30/11

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Wed, 11/30/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Radio EcoShock Presents the Shadowy Guilt of Air Travel

 

Radio EcoShock Presents the Shadowy Guilt of Air Travel

 

Why don't you hear about the extra cancer deaths, & global warming impacts from airports? UK activists prevented from speaking in the U.S. Hear British aviation activists John Stewart & Dan Glass from aviationjustice.org Plus Debi Wagner from Seattle. She tells about horrible health impacts & the battle to halt airport expansion (Chicago, NYC, and more).

Hosted by Alex Smith.

 

www.ecoshock.org/

Radiozine on 11/28/11

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Mon, 11/28/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Navajo elder Perry Charley talks about effects of uranium mining on the Navajo people

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.

Radiozine on 11/25/11

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Fri, 11/25/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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"Buy Nothing Day" Extravaganza!!

Lyn, Grace and Christine will explore the concept of Buy Nothing Day. Does it mean really buy nothing, buy local, or only buy when nobody's lookin'? We'll hear from AdBusters, our Roving Lifestyle Reporter at the stores in downtown Portland and you, dear listener, how are you spending Buy Nothing Day? Are you Occupying this day? If so, how?

Give us a call 503-231-8187

Radiozine on 11/18/11

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Fri, 11/18/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Pachuco Culture

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.

Radiozine on 11/14/11

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Mon, 11/14/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A look at the healthcare system in Cuba

Health and Healthcare Forum with host Roberta Hall

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

Radiozine on 11/04/11

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Fri, 11/04/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Vocal coach Mark Bosnian on his new book "Sing Free Now! 3 Steps to Power Passion and Confidence"

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.

Radiozine on 10/31/11

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Mon, 10/31/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Joe Meyer Interviews Christopher Ryan co-author with Cacila Jetha of "Sex at Dawn"

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.

Radiozine on 10/28/11

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Fri, 10/28/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Per Fagereng speaks with Jay Feldman, author of "Manufacturing Hysteria."

Host Per Fagereng speaks with Jay Feldman, author of  "Manufacturing Hysteria." In the book Feldman explores the history in America of citizens, both elected and private, deliberately inflaming fear and prejudice during periods of political, social, and economic crises in order to ostracize minorities, silence dissent, and stem the growth of civil rights and liberties. 

Radiozine on 10/28/11

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Fri, 10/28/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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RevolutionTruth, an international organization and their benefit with Michael Moore on Halloween

The guest is Tangerine Bolen, Founder of RevolutionTruth, a growing, global community and future nonprofit organization with an all-volunteer team that spans multiple countries. They are dedicated to defending WikiLeaks, whistle-blowers, and legitimate democracies.

Filmmaker Michael Moore is throwing a private Halloween party/fundraiser for RevolutionTruth! on Halloween night at the Goldsmith Building at 32 Northwest 5th Avenue in Portland. 

Costumes optional but encouraged! Costume Contest! Prizes for Best Costume and Best Michael Moore costume!

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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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