Kim Barnes, author of "A Country Called Home"

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Between the Covers
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Mon, 12/15/2008

Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Idaho writer Kim Barnes about A Country Called Home, which tells the story of the fallout that occurs when one man checks out of his life and another checks in. Barnes is the author of the acclaimed memoir In the Wilderness set in the great forests of Idaho, where geography and isolation shape love and family. In this novel, she returns to this territory, with a tale of hope and idealism, faith and madness.

27:26 minutes (25.12 MB)

Ruth Palma about current problems in the health care system

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Radiozine
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Mon, 12/15/2008

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Ruth Palma, a nurse practitioner who discusses her profession, current problems in the health care system and the need for universal health care.

25:07 minutes (23 MB)

Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects

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More Talk Radio
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Sun, 12/14/2008

Hosts Cecil and Celeste lead a discussion of the increased need for food and shelter for low-income and others affected by the current recession. Their guest is Doreen Binder, Executive Director of Transition Projects.

52:10 minutes (47.77 MB)

LNG, RNC-8 and The Patriot de-Activates...

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 12/15/2008
13:32 minutes (2.33 MB)

Portland Fruit Tree Project, Comfort Foods, the Winter Pantry

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Food Show
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Sun, 12/14/2008

 Today's Guest is Katy Kolker, a recent recipient of the Skidmore Prize; she's here to talk about her non--profit, The Portland Fruit Tree Project.

Next, the Food Show Team asks if Comfort Foods really are the answer to the winter Blues.

In the final segment, we take a look at the Winter Pantry, now that the growing season is behind us.

 

 

53:47 minutes (24.62 MB)

PDX Electric Vehicle Enthusiasts

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Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 11/01/2006

In November 2006, Stephanie Potter visited with the Portland Chapter of the Oregon Electic Vehicle Association,  a non-profit association of electric vehicle enthusiasts who promote electric vehicle education and encourage their safe construction and use.  This show aired during the premiere of Who Killed the Electric Car?

27:54 minutes (19.16 MB)

Bailouts, Unions vs. Banks & More

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Presswatch
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Wed, 12/03/2008

                         

On the Dec 4 Presswatch  host Theresa Mitchell with "the news you're not supposed to know"  discusses the discrepencies in bailouts for banks vs. workers, and other issues. 

25:32 minutes (17.54 MB)

Columbia Ecovillage: Can Community Trump Hard Times?

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 12/03/2008

       Can community trump economic hard times?    Founders Joe & Pam Lietch, and Marilee Dea discuss NE Portland's newly forming Columbia Ecovillage.  Community members plan to care for their 3+ acre "food forest," while cultivating supportive relationships with each other, the larger community and the Earth.

27:02 minutes (18.56 MB)

RNC-8 Update: In Minneapolis, it's a cold day for free speech.

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Air Cascadia
program date: 
Sun, 12/14/2008
14:03 minutes (12.87 MB)

Artist Katherine Ace: "Creation/Chaos"

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Art Focus
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Wed, 12/03/2008

Host Eva Lake  interviews  the artist Katherine Ace for Art Focus on December 4th. Ace is known for making still lifes which use both paint and collage techniques. Her show, titled "Creation/chaos" will be up the entire month of December at the Froelick Gallery in the Desoto Building in NW Portland.

26:04 minutes (17.91 MB)

Author Harmon Leon on "The American Dream"

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Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 12/03/2008

On the Dec 4 Radiozine, Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews journalist and social chameleon Harmon Leon, who is known for infiltrating and exposing the weird and wonderful subcultures of America. His most recent book is The American Dream, based on his roadtrip to uncover the humorous and contradictory ways in which people from all walks of life define themselves in relation to their country. Leon's pursuit takes him from the pot fields of Northern California to reality T.V.

27:25 minutes (18.83 MB)

marriage equality, people of color and the LGBT movement

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Tue, 12/02/2008

 
Proposition 8 was passed this November in California. It changed the state Constitution  to restrict the definition of marriage to a union between a man and a woman and eliminated the right of same-sex couples to marry .
We explore the issues of marriage equality, people of color and the LGBT movement. with THOMAS WHEATLEY, Organizing Director of Basic Rights Oregon, and  Bonnie Tinker and The Rev. Cecil Charles Prescod from Love Makes a Family.
 

57:41 minutes (23.11 MB)

An interview with Ambassador Farhang

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Wed, 12/10/2008

An interview with Professor Mansour Farhang on issues related to the Middle East, Iran and the anniversary of the Universal Mansour FarhangDeclaration of the Human Rights.
 
Dr. Mansour Farhang holds a Ph.D in political science from Claremont graduate School in California, and served as an advisor to the Iranian foreign ministry and as ambassador to the United Nations following the 1979 revolution. He later resigned in protest when the Khomeini regime refused to accept the U.N. Commission of Inquiry's recommendation to release American hostages in Teheran.  Early in the Iran-Iraq war, he also served as envoy in negotiations with international peace missions.  During his ambassadorship, Dr. Farhang wrote and spoke about the threat of religious extremists who had come to dominate the course of the Iranian revolution.

45:23 minutes (20.78 MB)

A Window of Opportunity With Iran

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Wed, 11/12/2008

farideh FarhiAn interview with Farideh Farhi on the US election results and President-elect Obama's window of opportunity to move toward an oppening with Iran.  The benefits of such involvement and impacts that it might have on the Middle East in general and stability of the region and especially Iraq.

Farideh Farhi is an independent researcher and an adjunct professor of political science at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

42:17 minutes (19.36 MB)

 

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