Join us as we celebrate news and public affairs programs on KBOO with an entire day of interviews and recently recorded speeches.
7:00 AM – Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez
8:00 AM – Positively Revolting Talk Radio with Ani Haines and Lyn Moelich. Their guest is activist Linda Stout, the former protégée of civil rights legend Septima Clark. Linda started the Piedmont Peace Project and is now the director of a new organization, Spirit in Action. Her new book is COLLECTIVE VISIONING.
Antonia Juhasz speaks on "Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill"
Journalist, activist and author Antonia Juhasz speaks on "Black Tide: the Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill." Juhasz conducted hundreds of personal interviews during her time spent embedded within those communities most impacted by the disaster. She exposes the human failings and human cost of the largest oil disaster in American history -- and shows how it could easily happen again.
In the Pacific Northwest, the Snake River and its wilderness tributaries were once some of the world’s greatest salmon rivers. As recently as a half century ago, they retained some of their historic bounty, with millions of fish returning to spawn. Now, due to four federal dams, the salmon population has dropped close to extinction. Efforts at salmon recovery through fish ladders, hatcheries, and even trucking them over the dams have failed.
"Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters
Host Will Hall speaks with Ethan Watters, author of "Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche," which looks at western mental disorders and pharmaceutical treatments are exported around the world."
When last month's 9.0 earthquake and tsunami breached six Japanese nuclear reactors in Fukushima, releasing radiation into the atmosphere, Marcelino Alvarez of Uncorked Studios was not soothed by the official reports that there was "nothing to worry about." He hit upon the idea of crowd-sourcing "citizen scientists" to map radiation data.