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Episode Archive

Improbability Drive

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Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Social Media and the Modern Writer: Opening Doors or Dumbing us Down?

Author, travel writer and blogger Joshua Samuel Brown explores the uses and pitfalls of Social Media with writers from a variety of disciplines.  Guests include Senior Researcher for the Asia division of Human Rights Watch Phelim Kine, Veteran Lonely Planet Guidebook Author Celeste Brash, Portland-based author and e-book publisher Cheri Lasota, and poet, Yale professor and philosopher of Literature Richard Deming.
 

Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

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Wed, 10/30/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Radio Ecoshock CLIMATE CATASTROPHE PAST AND FUTURE

From the Radio Ecoshock Show 

Washington University's Peter Ward specializes in the 4 past extinctions from global warming. He's appeared on TV, author of 14 books, and warns rising seas will change America forever.

Dr. Morgan Schaller of Rutgers tells us about a sudden heating event 55 million years ago when Earth warmed 9 degrees in 13 years. Could it happen again? 

Plus Stephanie Goodwin of Greenpeace on the "Arctic 30" protesters being held for months in a Russian prison, after climbing on an Arctic drilling platform. Why are they charged with "piracy"? 

Anne Katherine discusses her book Boundaries in an Overconnected World

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Mon, 10/21/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Discussion of how to set boundaries
Therapist and writer Anne Katherine talks about her new book "Boundaries in an Overconnected World: Setting Limits to Preserve Your Focus, Privacy, Relationships, and Sanity." Anne Katherine specializes in helping people with boundaries, eating disorders, and food addiction. She wrote the first book on boundaries for a mass audience, "Boundaries: Where You End and I Begin." www.annekatherine.org

Health Care and Issues for the African American/Black community in Oregon

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Fri, 10/04/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Members of the Portland African American Health Coalition on services and the upcoming Wellness Fair
Host Paula Small speaks with members of the local African-American Health Coalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting & improving health/wellness in Oregon's Black/African-American community and beyond. They will discuss year-round services provided by the Coalition to the general community and the upcoming Wellness Fair (October 12th), which offers information & enrollment for uninsured in the Cover Oregon program, among others. http://aahc-portland.org/

"Alternative Care" as a Fully Accepted Part of Mainstream Medical Care

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Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Recent progress in expanding definition of health care to include "alternative" care

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with chiropractor-lobbyist Vern Saboe about recent progress in expanding various publicly or partly public sponsored health care reforms to offer what has heretofore been thought of as "alternative" care from naturopaths, chiropractors, massage therapists, acupuncturists, and others as fully accepted parts of the mainstream of medical care. The "establishment" is still resistant to this, but the law and the public are on the other side.

The Moral Aspects of Fighting Climate Change

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Fri, 09/20/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Kathleen Dean Moore on climage activism
Radiozine Katleen Dean Moore

Host Paul Roland speaks with Kathleen Dean Moore, philosopher, nature writer, public speaker, and defender of all that is wild. Her work brings together the art of the essay, the wisdom of the natural world, and the moral clarity of philosophy to explore our place on the planet and our responsibilities for its thriving. 

Radiozine on 09/09/13

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Mon, 09/09/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Local filmmaker Andy Norris talks about his new documentary film, Targeting Iran.

Host Ren Green talks to local filmmaker Andy Norris about his new documentary film, Targeting Iran.

Radiozine on 09/06/13

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Fri, 09/06/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Capitalism Works for Me! True or False

We hear an excerpt from the program Economic Update with host Richard Wolff.

Richard Wolff interviews Steven Lambert, an artist and social activist, about his work, including his national tour of “Capitalism Works For Me! True/False” – a 9 x 20ft sign allowing people to vote on whether capitalism worked for them .

Lambert has collaborated with groups from the Yes Men to the Graffiti Research Lab and Greenpeace. 

Radiozine on 08/26/13

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Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Gabrielle Glaser on her book "Her Best Kept Secret" about women and drinking
Gabrielle Glaser on her book "Her Best Kept Secret" about women and drinking

Author Gabrielle Glaser knows about women and drinking.  Throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s, she watched women move from glasses of wine to flasks to sneaking big Merlot empties into recycling bins.  And she did a fair amount of drinking herself.  She's written a book about it, called "Her Best Kept Secret".  Don Merrill talks with Gabrielle Glaser about why women can be honest with themselves about their drinking and why AA doesn't work for them.

Radiozine on 08/26/13

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Mon, 08/26/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Disability Awareness
Disability Awareness

Grace Reed hosts Disability Awareness focusing on issues of particular interest to people with disabilities.

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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.

Writer Nathaniel Philbrick on his latest book, "The Last Stand."

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Mon, 07/04/2011

Host Gene Bradley speaks with award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick about his latest book, "The Last Stand." Philbrick explores the volatile political, economic, and social forces that led to the  Battle of the Little Bighorn, the infamous confrontation, and demolishes some commonly held myths

Nathaniel Philbrick's previous books include In the Heart of the SeaSea of Glory, and Mayflower.The Last Stand was published in hardback in 2010 and is just out in paperback. He is presently at work on a book about Boston during the early years of the Revolution.

Mayflower was a finalist for both the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History and the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was winner of the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction. In the Heart of the Sea won the National Book Award for nonfiction; Revenge of the Whale won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; Sea of Glory won the Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Naval History Prize and the Albion-Monroe Award from the National Maritime Historical Society.

http://www.nathanielphilbrick.com/

 

The Oregon Food Bank in Action

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Wed, 06/29/2011

The Oregon Food Bank works with a cooperative, statewide network of partner agencies to distribute emergency food to hungry families. KBOO reporter Ross Freeman Levin visited OFB and talked to volunteers from local agencies and programs who were picking up food to distribute. Hear the voices of people involved in this important process.

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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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