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Charles Fishman on "The Big Thirst" and a Panel of Scholars on Power: Definitions and Origins
Walking in Two Worlds from the series Making Contact
Carey Perloff, Artistic Director of American Conservatory Theater on her New Memoir, Beautiful Chaos
 

Episode Archive

Radiozine on 03/18/11

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Fri, 03/18/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Public Safety and U.S. plans to expand loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors

Kathleen Stephenson interviews Tyson Slocum of Public Citizen’s Energy Program about the Obama administration’s plans to expand loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors and their disconnection from reality.

Energy Secretary Steven Chu said this week that the Obama administration will press ahead with efforts to expand loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors while investigating the failure of Japan’s power plants after an earthquake.

Radiozine on 03/18/11

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What is it that the U.S. does not want Muammar Gaddafi to talk about?

Chris Andreae asks "What is it that the U.S. does not want Muammar Gaddafi to talk about?" Her guest is Former CIA Asset Susan Lindauer, author of "Extreme Prejudice."

Radiozine on 03/14/11

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Mon, 03/14/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Scott Simon on his memoir

Host Ed Goldberg interviews NPR host Scott Simon about his book "Baby We Were Meant for Each Other," a memoir about Simon's a adoption of two girls from China.

Radiozine on 02/28/11

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Susan Lindauer, Whistleblower, CIA Asset, Peace Negotiator, Writer...& Survivor of Carswell CMU

Host Chris Andreae speaks with Susan Lindauer, Whistleblower, CIA Asset, Peace Negotiator, Writer...& Survivor of Carswell CMU about "Extreme Prejudice: The Terrifying Story of the Patriot Act and the Cover Ups of 9/11 and Iraq."

EXTREME PREJUDICE is an expose of the real facts surrounding the CIA's advance warning of 9/11 and an insider's look at Iraqi Pre-War Intelligence, told by one of the very few U.S. Assets covering Iraq before the War.

Radiozine on 02/21/11

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Anthropologist Joan Gross on food, culture and hunger

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall interviews Dr. Joan Gross, Professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University. She studied linguistic and cultural anthropology. She now works in the area of food, hunger and food culture in the Willamette Valley.

Radiozine on 02/18/11

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Fri, 02/18/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Building A Powerful Left in the United States

Building A Powerful Left in the United States

Part One of a special series produced at KPFK by Alan Minsky with featured speakers and guests Delores Huerta, Anthony Arnove, Stephen Duncombe, Bill Fletcher, and Stanley Aronowitz.

Informing this series is the sense that three years into the gravest economic crisis since the Great Depression, the vast majority of Americans have no significant political movement that truly represents their interests.
 

Radiozine on 02/14/11

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Part 2 Mike Huntington on single payer health care for Oregon

Health and Health Care Forum produced by Roberta Hall.

Lobby day for a bill for universal, single payer health care for Oregon residents is scheduled for March 4th at the Capitol in Salem. Health and Healthcare forum features part 2 of a discussion of the bill with Mike Huntington of Physicians for a National Health Program, the group that worked with Jobs for Justice in developing it.

Radiozine on 01/28/11

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Ecology and Socialism

The guest is Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism. Williams says there is still time to save humanity and the planet, but only by building social movements for environmental justice that can demand qualitative changes in our economy, workplaces, and infrastructure.

http://www.ecologyandsocialism.org/

Chris Williams will be speaking in Portland on Ecology and Socialism: How to Stop Capitalism from Killing the Planet.
Saturday, January 29th, 12pm
Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union Room 294

Radiozine on 01/24/11

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Mon, 01/24/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Far From Hollywood Awards

Host Ed Goldberg speaks with DK Holm and Marc Mohan about Far From Hollywood, an association of film critics, and the 2011 awards to be announced at the Hollywood Theater on Friday January 28th.

Radiozine on 12/27/10

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Take Back the Land

Host Sue Supriano interviews Max Rameau about Take Back the Land, which he founded in 2006. The group initiated a bold campaign that sparked a national movement: they began taking over foreclosed and government-owned homes, and moving homeless families into them. They have successfully moved in over 20 families to date, and many have used the opportunity to save up money and get back on their feet.

Max is a Haitian-born Pan-African theorist and organizer. He moved to Miami, Florida in 1991 and began organizing around immigrant rights, especially for Haitian immigrants, criminal justice issues and police brutality.

In 2008, Max authored the book Take Back the Land, recounting the experiences and political theory behind the Umoja Village.

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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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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.

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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

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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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