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Radiozine

Tune in to KBOO's Morning Radiozine for intriguing Public Affairs programming every Monday through Friday!

 

Episode Archive

Radiozine on 07/31/13

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Wed, 07/31/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Current issues

Today we'll hear a recent program from the series Making Contact. It features Matthew Rothschild of Progressive Radio interviewing labor leader and author Bill Fletcher Jr.

Unions are getting weaker. Legislation passed in Wisconsin in 2011, and Michigan in 2012 struck at the heart of their traditional member base. Even more threatening, says Bill Fletcher Jr., the general public no longer understands or supports organized labor. This program explores why working Americans and unions have lost touch with one another and what might be done to turn that around. 

Radiozine on 07/29/13

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Mon, 07/29/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Annalee Newitz on How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction

Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with i09.com founder Annalee Newitz about her new book, SCATTER, ADAPT, AND REMEMBER: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction.  Annalee is the founding editor of i09.com and has written for Wired, Popular Science and the Washington Post. She was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT.

Radiozine on 07/29/13

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Mon, 07/29/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Trauma Issues

Host Ren Green speaks with Portland animator Qathi Hart about her films on Native American eugenics and military sexual trauma.

 

Radiozine on 07/26/13

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Fri, 07/26/2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Rosalie Riegle on her book "Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family and Community"

Oral historian and activist Rosalie Riegle is the author of Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family and Community and Crossing the Line: Nonviolent Resisters Speak Out for Peace. Both books are based on interviews with peace activists who have spent time in jails and prisons as members of families and communities. The book is based on nearly 200 interviews conducted over a three year period. Rosalie Riegle spoke about her work in Portland in early May.

Radiozine on 07/22/13

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Mon, 07/22/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A conversation with Shannon P.S. Bonet sharing moments of her life from ages 9 to 19

Joining me, Dan Johnson, on Radiozine this Monday, 22 July will be Shannon P.S. Bonet, a new indie writer who will talk about her first book titled “Mommy, Are You Listening?” Shannon will tell us about her life from ages 9 to 19…not exactly a week at summer camp. Hear firsthand how she overcame a number of obstacles that through her own self will to survive is able to bring these events alive. That’s Monday, 22 July at 11:30 am only on KBOO Community Radio.

Radiozine on 07/18/13

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Thu, 07/18/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A conversation with Andrea Hollander, recipient of the 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship

Joining me this Thursday, July 18, on Radiozine will be the recipient of the 2013 Oregon Literary Fellowship, Andrea Hollander. Our conversation will focus on Andrea’s latest book “Landscape with Female Figure” a collection of selected poems from 1982 through 2012. Andrea is an extraordinary writer, having received numerous awards over the years. That’s Thursday, July 18 at 11:30am on KBOO Community Radio.

Radiozine on 07/15/13

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Mon, 07/15/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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What The Festival

Host Ren Green speaks with Peter Clark of What the Festival or WTF about the experience of WTF from music, art and performance to workshops and film screenings.  The festival runs July 26-28 2013 at Wolf Run Ranch, Oregon

Radiozine on 07/08/13

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Mon, 07/08/2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland's slabtown Neighborhood: A History

Portland's Slabtown has a colorful history. The area, which encompasses most of what is now called the Northwest Neighborhood, has seen Native Americans, Chinese vegetable farmers, lumber and steel mills, major league baseball players, a World's Fair, economic decline and gentrification, and more. It has been transformed from streams and large lakes within a thick forest, to one of the most urban locations in Oregon. Local historians Norm Gholston and Tracy Prince talk about this history, which they researched along with Mike Ryerson, for their new book "Portland's Slabtown". They even explain how it got its name.

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Radiozine on 06/28/13

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Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:30am - 11:55am
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The Art of the Interview: A Conversation with Don Merrill

Ren Green interviews Don Merrill, a news, arts, and public affairs contributor here at KBOO. He has a KBOO podcast called Between Us, he writes about interviewing for his blog, Vox Pop, and contributes to multiple interviewing sites. His recent credits include musicians Dwight Yoakam and Ziggy Marley, and authors Jonathan Schuppe and Jonathan Goldstein. Don shares what interviewing means to him and how he got started.

Radiozine on 06/28/13

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Fri, 06/28/2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Interview with Author James Lough

Erin Yanke interveiws author James Lough about his most recent book  This Ain't No Holiday Inn: Down and Out at the Chelsea Hotel 1980-1995

We'll talk about the 100 years of the Chelsea Hotel as an artist colony, the idea of uncomfortable experiences, criminals,  and cultural figures coming together to make a bohemian scene.

James Lough will be in Portland Saturday June 29th at the Jack London Bar.

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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.

New energy solutions could transform our world

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Fri, 05/20/2011

Robyn Shanti interviews the President of the New Energy Movement, Joel Garbon.  The New Energy Movement believes in funding and supporting truly free energy, separate from current alternative methods such as wind, solar and wave energy.  http://www.newenergymovement.org/

Steve Berry: "History Matters!"

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Fri, 05/20/2011

Steve Berry, best-selling author, professor and author of historical thrillers, talks about his work, his teaching and History Matters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to aiding the preservation of our heritage that he and his wife founded.

Steve Berry, will announce the 2011 list of Oregon's Most Endangered Places next week in Portland. http://www.steveberry.org/berry-history.htm

 

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