This is the second conversation that I had with Matthew, focusing more in detail on how the Oneness Blessing facilitates Awakening.
Matthew McCarthy is a Oneness Trainer, body-worker, musician, and life coach for both individuals and work place professionals. He has been receiving the Oneness Blessing since 2008 and began giving the blessing in 2009.
Bill Resnick talks with Howie Hawkins, labor activist and former Green Party candidate in New York state. They discuss labor conditions at UPS and the speed-up tactics there, the Teamsters and Teamsters for a Democratic Union, capital mobility and so-called free trade.
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Well-Read Red Frann Michel considers the twenty years of NAFTA and of Zapatista resistance to NAFTA and neoliberalism. You can read a longer version of this piece, with links to sources, here on her blog.
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Denise Morris talks with Yasmin Nair of Against Equality about the ten years since the murder of Brandon Teena, and about how hate crimes legislation can result in increased surveillance and punishment of the very marginlized communities it is ostensibly meant to protect.
Jamilah Bourdon mixes music and public affairs for African American communities as an antidote to commercial media culture on Guess Who's Coming to Radio??!! Tune in every other Thursday night from 8 to 10pm to hear who's on her show.
Got a pro tip for the BOO Wire? Email us! 3:10 minutes (2.91 MB)
KBOO Grateful Dead & Friends Marathon goes LIVE at 12:00 noon on Saturday, February 8th! It's gonna ROCK! It's gonna ROLL! It's gonna be CRAZY-GO-NUTS!
All you need to do is listen. Whatever you're doing, take KBOO with you and don't miss a single note or beat. Bring a phone too, because this is a Membership Drive Special! Become a member! Renew your membership! Get a gift membership for a friend, neighbor, loved (or loathed*) one, etc.
Log on, tune in, and ROCK OUT!
*Karl Rove's, GW Bush's, David Koch's, and the President's gift memberships have all lapsed. Just sayin'.
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In this extended web-only roundtable discussion, Oregon filmmakers Kimberly Warner (9), Stephanie Hough (Heart), and Irene Taylor Brodsky (One Last Hug) talk more about the inspiration and the heavy lifting that went into their short works selected for the 37th annual Portland International Film Festival's Short Cuts - Oregon Filmmakers' Showcase.
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This is the full (1 hour, 18 min.) version of the panel discusion on The History of the Gay Press in Portland, a presentation examining the power of the LGBT press to inform and celebrate the LGBT community in Portland, featuring Renee LaChance and Rupert Kinard.
Erin Yanke's punk show, Life During Wartime has been on KBOO since 1995. How'd it start and how has it evolved? And what's with the name? Listen now and tune in to KBOO on Wednesday nights from 10 to midnight.
Got a pro tip for the BOO Wire? Email us! 2:53 minutes (2.64 MB)
For nearly 30 years, Holly Pruett has been a community organizer, serving as a leader in and consultant to the nonprofit community in Oregon and nationally. From ten years of work with survivors of domestic and sexual violence in her 20s, Holly has gone on to work for the LGBT community, on racial justice and environmental issues, and for stronger schools and social services.
She has also worked for many years in the summers at the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, as a production assistant and office coordinator, and where I had the great privilege of getting to know her better as we worked together.
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In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place?In his The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible,Charles Eisenstein submits that the old worldview of Separation must fall away, to be replaced by a new worldview of Inter-being, and a radically different understanding of cause and effect. 27:50 minutes (25.49 MB)
Host Sutree has a very interesting and enlightening conversation with Annam of The HeartGate Sanctuary just outside of Hood River Oregon.
From age 7, Annam was awake to divine Word. At 17, a revelatory spiritual experience increased this capacity and began her lifelong commitment to God-centered awareness.
Annam has been referred to as a midwife to the soul and a bridge to the God Mind within. She inspires us to true awareness and unity consciousness as she helps you to become your authentic divine self. Annam is a modern mystic for the student of life, Unity and the presence of the diving spirit.
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Here it is... the long awaited premiere of 12 Dancing Princesses (part 1), scripted and directed by Kirsten Liden! And, Noah chats with special guest Ren Green! All that plus Random Moments, Letters From Listeners and much, much more on this month's Sub-Human Intellect Theater!!
[Full episode; as broadcast March 10, 2014.]
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Jen Davis grows 16 kinds of fruits and many of her family's vegetables in her urban yard. She also keeps ducks to eat slugs, and Mason bees for pollination, and she teaches Mason bee care classes around the NW. She is the founder of Bee Friendly Portland, a coalition of folks working at the neighborhood level to protect send sustain our threatened pollinators. Please check it out on FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bee-Friendly-Portland/650478741630390?ref=hl
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I had a very interesting and helpful conversation with Erin Donley, a communication specialist about the importance of conscious communication.
Erin Donley is a connection queen in Portland, Oregon. She's known for helping businesses and individuals gain respect, rapport and results with their words.
Erin was a media sales executive for several years, until she left seeking role models who could show her when (and how) to swallow her pride or express her views -- carefully and professionally.
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Hillary Larson hosts and produces a monthly radio program called A Conversation With Gangaji, which addresses subjects like addiction, chronic pain, intimacy, depression, anxiety, enlightenment, death and many others. A Conversation With Gangaji can be found on the Gangaji.org website as well as on Itunes and Stitcher.com
Gangaji is a teacher and author, who shares her direct experience of the essential message she received from Papaji and offers it to all who want to discover a true and lasting fulfillment. Through her life and words, she powerfully articulates how it is really possible to discover the truth of who you are and be true to that discovery.
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I had a wonderful and informative conversation with Kat Dunn about The Emotional Freedom Technique during which we conducted a sample EFT/Tapping session.
Kat Dunn is a gifted energy healer especially skilled at utilizing EFT, The Emotional Freedom Techniques, for the law of attraction and abundance. She's completed Pranic Healing training levels I, II and III as well as EFT Certification levels I, II and III and Reiki second degree.
Jan Haaken and Mike Snediker discuss the Innocence Project which seeks to free those wrongfully convicted of crimes. They discuss the development of DNA technology that made it possible to discover the large numbers of wrongful convictions, and the reasons for those many miscarriages of justice—including tunnel vision or confirmatory bias, police and prosecutorial misconduct, and mistaken eyewitnesses. Juries are still instructed to consider the level of confidence of eyewitnesses, even though there is no relation between confidence and accuracy.
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Joe Clement talks with Tamara Lynne and Daisy Montague of Living Stages, a branch of the Theatre of the Oppressed, which will be hosting a Working-Class Poets Open Mike on May 2nd. 6:57 minutes (3.19 MB)
Bill Resnick interviews Mike Parker, Progressive Alliance candidate for Mayor of Richmond, California. They discuss Richmond's battles with Chevron over its Richmond refinery, the corporation's failure to pay taxes, the pollution the refinery causes, and the company's attempts to continue polluting with ever-cruder and more dangerous fossil fuels, as well as Richmond's pioneering work in solar energy. The Richmond Progressive Alliance accepts no corporate funding and is battling the money Chevron is pouring into trying to recapture the city council. More than a political party, the RPA works through grassroots community organizing and forming alliances with other groups. 20:37 minutes (9.44 MB)
Rebecca has been using various forms of energy work for the last ten years. As a result of an unexpected cancer diagnosis at age 26, She started receiving Reiki treatments and eventually became a Reiki Master herself. Rebecca went on to learn BodyTalk, Jin Shin Jitsu, acupressure, and finally Emotional Freedom Technique.
She found that EFT was the modality that brought the fastest results and the greatest relief in the shortest amount of time. Rebecca became a certified Emotional Freedom Technique practitioner in 2011, and went on to study Matrix Re-imprinting to help her clients achieve even faster and more lasting results.
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Andrew Geller speaks with long-time political activist, lecturer and author Ralph Nader about his latest book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. 29:04 minutes (39.92 MB)
This week, Christopher Francisco speaks with Colleen Sauve, the Founder of the Tennessee Hemp Industries Association about the benefits of industrial hemp.
Found out more about the Tennesse Hemp Industries Association here.
Dine'-a-la' ashla'ii / Humans Beings with 5 Fingers is a podcast produced by Christopher Francisco.
Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/humanswithfivefingers
Our theme song is Freedom Reigns by Kooper Indigenize Curley. Listen to his music here.
Our Mission is: 33:45 minutes (30.91 MB)
Noah and Kirsten discuss their radio theatre "program" (a term they use lightly) and how their show gives them alcohol-free time with their friends. Think about what Sub-Human Intellect Theatre stands for (FCC Naughty Word!) and tune in on the second Mondays of every month from 11pm to midnight! 3:46 minutes (3.44 MB)
Dr. Zomb's Offbeat Sounds for Talented Listeners are aural journeys through records we've never heard of (possibly for good reason). You might learn to hypnotize people if you tune in to Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura every other Thursday night at midnight. 3:55 minutes (8.97 MB)
KBOO's reigning Reggae queens, Michele and Teresa of Shocks of Sheba, talk about their personal record collections, their longtime best friendship, and 26 years of programming together. The folks at Fire on the Mountain brewed up a Shocks of Sheba IPA after their show's "rhythm and good vibe." Grab a beer and tune in every other Thursday from noon to 2!
Go the extra mile and "Like" Shocks of Sheba on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/shocksofsheba 4:25 minutes (6.56 MB)
Bill Resnick talks with organizer Justin Norton-Kertson about the campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. They discuss the benefits of raising the floor for all workers and preserving social welfare spending for those unable to work, as well as the origins of the movement in Chicago, its victories in SeaTac and Seattle, and the relation between the national and local campaigns, both of which have excellent websites (https://www.15now.org/ and http://www.15nowpdx.org/). They discuss recent actions in Portland and the kinds of solidarity workers can show without risk to their jobs. 20:17 minutes (9.28 MB)
Larry Bowlden reviewsLove and Terror on the Howling Road to Nowhere by Poe Ballantine, which mixes personal memoir with the mystery of his neighbor's violent death in small-town Nebraska. Read with other recent writing about the American West, Ballantine's book reveals how, in Larry's words, "conventional morality so often teams up with economic exploitation to subjugate people and to strip the land."
The Film Show welcomes Dario Van Vree, founder of the Netherlands' KLIK! Animation Festival, which is currently on a tour of the west coast. Also joining us are Lauren Grant and Lizzy Freeman from Free Arts NW, as well as Hannah Piper Burns and Benjamin Popp of the Experimental Film Festival, who previewed some of their upcoming lineup at the recent NW Animation Fest.
I had a very interesting talk with Douglas Bingley and Dianne Fouts about Higher Brain Living, a new process to activate the "Higher Brain" or Pre-Frontal Cortex, from which we can live with much less stress and far more creativity.
Douglas Bingley originally trained and worked as a LMT 23 years ago, became a breath work facilitator in re-birthing, then a certified teacher and practitioner of Still-point Breath-work and Aramaic forgiveness process under Dr. Michael Ryce. Doug was trained by Steven Thayer as an Integrated Energy Therapy Master facilitator, and added that work to his skill set. He most recently became aware of Higher Brain Living® , a revolutionary new personal empowerment technique developed and refined over 30 years by Dr. Michael Cotton. 63:24 minutes (58.05 MB)
Christopher Francisco is in New Mexico. He spoke recently with Shannon Hoshnic, Prevention Educator/Administrative Assistant and Cheryl A. Eaton, Rural Coordinator and Sexual Assault Advocate for Sexual Assault Services of Northwest New Mexico. 65:34 minutes (60.03 MB)
This week we speak with John Abbe, a member of the Great March for Climate Action, a community of concerned citizens marching from Los Angeles to Washington DC to “change the heart and mind of the American people, our elected leaders and people across the world to act now to address the climate crisis.”
This KBOO Evening News piece includes an interview by KBOO's Theo Burke with Denis Theriault, News Editor of Portland Mercury, who has been covering the story.
The Portland City Council is considering a plan in Old Town / Chinatown / River District area that might spur building in the underdeveloped area. The plan would waive up to $7 million of infrastructure fees to developers who build affordable housing.
Should developers build in Old Town, those waived fees would affect every department in the City.
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