The May 1st Recovery Zone features a visit with an environmentally innovative intentional community: Maitreya Ecovillage. Founder Rob Bolman discusses his philosophy in working to create an oasis of cooperation and sustainability in an urban setting. Produced by Stephanie Potter, with music by David Simon on fiddle and Dale Jones on guitar.
On the Thursday, July 3, Recovey Zone, host Stephanie Potter and KBOO listeners spoke with Les Knight about a radical solution to the problems of planet Earth. Knight is a Portland resident who serves as an international spokesperson for VHEMT -- the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement. He uses logic and humor to argue for the end of the human race. (Music by Kevin McLeod.)
On the July 30 News and Public Affairs Special on the Climate Crisis, Stephanie Potter looked at how our numbers are affecting the climate crisis, and learned that providing women with the means to determine the size of their families could lead to population stabilzation. She spoke with Bob Doppelt, Director of the Climate Leadership Initiative at the Univesity of Oregon's Institute for a Sustainable Environment; Marian Starkey, Communications Director at the Population Connection; Ramona Rex, Population Issues Coordinator for the Sierra Club's
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On the Thursday, August 7, Radiozine, Per Fegereng interviews two actor-filmmakers who discuss their film, The Reflecting Pool, an investigation into the events of 9/11 by a Russian-American Journalist and a father of a 9/11 victim.
On the Recovery Zone for Thursday, Aug 7, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor talks about how a stroke to her left brain opened her up to our human potential for joy and compassion: "Peace is just a thought away." Hosted by Stephanie Potter. Music: David Simon, violin & Dale Jones, guitar
On the Aug 14, Thursday, 10 am Radiozine, Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Thomas Frank, the author of What's the Matter with Kansas. They discuss his new book,The Wrecking Crew, in which Frank examines the blundering and corrupt Washington created by politicians who reserve their favors for the rich.
On the August 14, Thursday, 10:30 a.m. Radiozine, Emily Young interviews Yvonne Simmons of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and a founder in Portland of the Clothesline Project, a visual display by women survivors of violence. Also discussed: Women's Equality Day, coming up on Tuesday, August 26th.