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Radiozine on 05/20/11

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Fri, 05/20/2011 - 11:45am - 12:00pm
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Steve Berry on History Matters

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

Radiozine on 05/20/11

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Fri, 05/20/2011 - 11:30am - 11:45am
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Funding and supporting truly free energy

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. www.newnenergymovement.org

Radiozine on 05/20/11

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Open Reservoirs and Governments

Democracy Here: Open Reservoirs and Governments

This edition of Democracy Here explores the difference between engineered- and informed consent of the governed using the context of Portland’s current plans to take open reservoirs off-line and replacing them with new underground storage tanks.

The plan to bury the reservoirs is controversial: the city says they are forced to spend a half a billion dollars in order to comply with a federal regulation, while citizen groups say that the water bureau is fast tracking projects to the same cozy consultants who wrote the regulation and that the water bureau could work more earnestly on obtaining relief.

Radiozine on 05/16/11

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Mon, 05/16/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Gay & Grey Pdx Expo at Friendly House on May 21

Host Dan Johnson speaks with Mya Chamberlain, Senior Programs Coordinator for Friendly House, Jo Hamilton and Sharon Messerschmidt, two long time members of the Gay & Grey community and Max Micozzi Jones, chair of Gay & Grey Pdx Expo and a veteran in fighting for the rights of seniors including those who identify as Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Transgendered & Questioning.

They will discuss the upcoming Gay & Grey Pdx Expo coming to Friendly House on May 21st.

An estimated 10,000 people in the Portland area identify as Gay & Grey, sadly many of these people are under served in many of the basic needs we have come to expect.

Radiozine on 04/27/11

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Wed, 04/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Direct action against corporate tax cheats and unnecessary and unfair public service cuts

Host Marianne Barisonek speaks with two activists from US Uncut, a grassroots movement taking direct action against corporate tax cheats and unnecessary and unfair public service cuts across the U.S.

Washington's proposed budget for the coming year sends a clear message: The wrath of budget cuts will fall upon the shoulders of hard-working Americans. That's unacceptable.

Radiozine on 04/25/11

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Antonia Juhasz on her new book BLACK TIDE: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill.

Host Per Fagereng interviews Antonia Juhasz about her new book BLACK TIDE: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill

It is the largest oil disaster in American history, and it could happen again. It is more than a story of ruined beaches, dead wildlife, chemical dispersants, corporate spin, political machinations, and financial fallout. It is a riveting human drama filled with people whose lives will forever be defined as “before” and “after” the Gulf oil disaster.

Radiozine on 04/18/11

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Mon, 04/18/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"I'm Hot!...and I'm Bald!": CHEMOTHERAPY FOR WINNERS,"

Host Crystal Leighty speaks with Elaine Jesmer, author of "I'm Hot!...and I'm Bald!": CHEMOTHERAPY FOR WINNERS," about how to handle the side effects of chemotherapy, and why it's important not be afraid of it.

Jesmer says chemo is not only the standard of care for many cancers, but also for multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and for anyone who has had an organ transplant. Although the severity of the side effects vary, the side effects are often the same for anyone taking these drugs. She focuses on different ways to handle the side effects and the importance of overcoming the fear. According to Jesmer fear can be almost as deadly as the disease chemo is treating because it interferes with judgment at a time when clear judgment is needed.

Radiozine on 04/15/11

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Fri, 04/15/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The battle against asbestos disease

Host Dan Johnson interviews Ann Samuelson, a former Clatsop County Commissioner, businesswoman and outspoken advocate in the pursuit of outlawing the use of asbestos in the United States and Linda Reinstein, co-founder of Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization.

Your calls will be welcome. Please join the conversation as we discuss this deadly and perverse disease.

Radiozine on 04/11/11

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Mon, 04/11/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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The Women's Coffee House: A Program of Music & Poetry

Today on the Radiozine we feature a program from the Pacifica Archives called The Women's Coffee House: A Program of Music & Poetry, a live benefit for Pacifica Station WBAI Women's Programming in New York.

In this 1977 live performance, we'll hear from Alice Walker who at this point was still 5 years away from publishing her Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Color Purple, and Folkways recording artist Suni Paz a native of Argentina who, after a brief stay in Chile, relocated to California with her 2 children to escape the growing authoritarian governments of South America. Once in southern California she gravitated to the growing Chicano Movement linking the Mexican American communities with their pre-Columbian roots.

Radiozine on 04/01/11

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Fri, 04/01/2011 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Building a Powerful Left

Both It Takes a Village and Community Grooves are off today. You can hear them at 11AM on Friday April 22nd. Instead today we’ll hear another installment of the series "Building a Powerful Left" with Eric Mann, Isabel Garcia, Frances Fox Piven, Patricia Torres and Derek Jensen.
 

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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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