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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.

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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

Ethical Issues in the Hospital with John Hofer and Hong Lee of Salem Hospital

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Mon, 12/14/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Ethical Issues in the Hospital with John Hofer and Hong Lee of Salem Hospital

Health and Health Care Forum with host Roberta Hall

TRUDELL: Honoring an artist and truthspeaker

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Fri, 12/11/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The words, life and music of John Trudell
Paul Roland hosts a special tribute to the Santee Dakota activist, poet, musician and thinker, with a selection of talks and music from different periods of his career.

Van Jones on Facing the Facts, Standing in the Truth and Working for Environmental & Social Change

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Mon, 12/07/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Van Jones on Facing the Facts, Standing in the Truth and Working for Environmental & Social Change
Van Jones spoke at Portland State University on October 28th as part of  Portland State of Mind and a kick off to Social Sustainability Month. 

Per Fagereng on his novel Jack Moloney's Century

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Fri, 12/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Per Fagereng on his novel Jack Moloney's Century

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with longtime KBOO host Per Fagereng about his new dystopian novel, Jack Moloney's Century.
When Jack Moloney jumped ship in the year 2000 the United States was the world's great power. When Jack died 80 years later the world was in pieces, and his long life ended in a place called Cascadia. Jack Moloney grew up in Derry, in British-occupied Ireland. He helped some friends lob a mortar round at a British army camp, and the IRA got him out of town. From Ireland to a Caribbean cruise ship, to New York, Chicago, the Great Plains and Oregon -- Jack lived through a great turning point in human history.


Oregon Public Health Association Meeting, Part 2

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Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Oregon Public Health Association Meeting, Part 2

Part two of two reports from the Oregon Public Health Association meetings held October 12th-13th of this year begins with a conversation with Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley, a keynote speaker.

Welcome to Night Vale

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Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Welcome to Night Vale
Host Ken Jones talks with Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, creators and writers of the Welcome to Night Vale podcast. The podcast takes place in the fictional southwestern desert town of Night Vale, where all conspiracy theories are real, and libraries can be fatal. The bi-weekly podcast started in June 2012 and has, since then, been downloaded more than 100 million times worldwide. The podcast has also spawned a touring live show, and now a novel, titled of course, Welcome to Night Vale, which debuted at number 4 on the NY Times fiction best seller list.

Unlearning Patriarchy with Professor Claudia von Werlhof

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Fri, 11/27/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Unlearning Patriarchy with Professor Claudia von Werlhof
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Facing the Harsh Realities of Now with David Wasdell from the Apollo-Gaia Project

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Fri, 11/20/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Facing the Harsh Realities of Now with David Wasdell from the Apollo-Gaia Project

What if we are already committed to a hostile climate shift over 8 degrees C? Is the Paris summit based on a lie? David Wasdell from the Apollo-Gaia project on his stunning new video & paper "Climate Dynamics: Facing the Harsh Realities of Now". 

From the series Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith
http://www.ecoshock.org/

Pastors for Peace Takes Medical Supplies to Cuba: Marge Stevens and Mike Bellstein

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Mon, 11/09/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Pastors for Peace Takes Medical Supplies to Cuba: Marge Stevens and Mike Bellstein

Marge Stevens and Mike Beilstein, who helped Pastors for Peace deliver medical supplies to Cuba this July, speak with host Roberta Hall about the medical work of Pastors for Peace, and its parent group, the Inter-religious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO). Mike has been involved with the program for about 20 years and has traveled with the caravan for 10 years, while Marge has gone on two trips. They talk about the history of the program, the medical program in response to hurricanes that Cuba is famous for, why Cuba needs the prescription drugs that Pastors for Peace bring, the community health/primary care model that Cuba practices, the Latin American School of Medicine, and current relations between Cuba and the United States.

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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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Tali Sharot on "The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain"

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Mon, 06/27/2011

 Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Tali Sharot about her book "The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain,an exploration of the neural basis of optimism, and how the brain simulates the future. How does the brain generate hope? How does it trick us into moving forward? What happens when it fails? How do the brains of optimists differ from those of pessimists?

Tali Sharot’s research on optimism, memory, and emotion has been the subject of features inNewsweek, The Boston Globe, Time, The Wall Street Journal, New Scientist, and The Washington Post, as well as on the BBC. She has a Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from New York University and is currently a research fellow at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London. She lives in London.

Thor Hanson and "Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle"

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Mon, 06/13/2011

 Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with conservation biologist Thor Hanson about his book "Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle." Hanson says, "Their sheer diversity of form and function make feathers unique from waterproofing to flight, insulation and colorful display." He'll talk about the debate about how feathers evolved and how scientists are studying feathers to gain insights into their many valuable qualities and functions.

Thor Hanson has studied Central American trees and songbirds, nest predation in Tanzania, and the grisly feeding habits of African vultures. He is a Switzer Environmental Fellow and a member of the Human Ecosystems Study Group. Hanson’s first book, The Impenetrable Forest: My Gorilla Years in Uganda, won the 2008 USA Book News Award for nature writing. He lives on an island in Washington State. www.thorhanson.net

 

Interview with Nicole Foss on energy, finance, empire, and environment.

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Mon, 06/06/2011

 Today Per Fagering and Kurt Liebezeit have a chance to sit down and interview Nicole Foss, editor of the popular financial news aggregation site The Automatic Earth, on the topics of energy and finance.  Nicole counts nuclear safety among her many areas of expertise, and although the Fukushima disaster has dropped out of the mainstream news cycle it is still very much an area of concern for her and other experts.  Nicole also earned her living in Ontario managing renewable energy policy, and she will explain why the green future that many people aspire to is very difficult to put into practice.

 

The David Swanson 'Air Cascadia' Interview in its Entirety

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Fri, 06/03/2011
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Can Oregonians co-exist with cougars?

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Tue, 05/31/2011

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Jayne Miller, founder of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, an organization dedicated to the preservation of Oregon’s cougar and the ecosystem the cougar sustains. OreCat is an educational foundation working to help people make better decisions about cougars, promote open spaces for them, and create better wilderness management plans. OreCat offers educational presentations and tools for free to Oregonians, schools, communities and churches to help citizens, livestock and agriculture enterprises live fear free with cougars as our Native Nations have done for thousands of years. 

Jayne Miller, founder of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, talks about Cougars

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Mon, 05/30/2011

 Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Jayne Miller, founder of the Oregon Cougar Action Team, an organization for Oregonians dedicated to the preservation of Oregon’s cougar and the ecosystem the cougar sustains. OreCat is an educational foundation working to help people make better decisions about cougars, promote open spaces for them, and create better wilderness management plans. OreCat offers educational presentations and tools for free to Oregonians, schools, communities and Churches to help citizens, livestock and agriculture enterprises live fear free with cougars as our Native Nations have done for thousands of years.

 

Truth to Power: Rae Abileah Stands up to Israeli PM Netanyahu

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Fri, 05/27/2011

Listen...What's that?  Hear that?...that's the sound of one individual making a difference.

Listen...

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Marc Freedman and his book, THE BIG SHIFT: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife.

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Mon, 05/23/2011

 Host Crystal Leighty speaks with Marc Freedman about his book THE BIG SHIFT: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife.

Marc Freedman is founder and CEO of Civic Ventures. An award-winning social entrepreneur, frequent commentator in the national media, and the author of Encore,Prime Time, and The Kindness of Strangers, Freedman spearheaded the creation of Experience Corps and The Purpose Prize.

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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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