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Kulongoski - May 15, 2009

Airs at: Thu, 05/14/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News

Intersex: Medicalization of Sexual Diversity

"Is it a boy or a girl?" It's the first question asked after the birth of a baby.  But sometimes the answer isn't obvious?  In about one out of every 1,500 births a child is born so noticeably atypical in terms of genitalia that a specialist is called in. Out of every thous... Read more

A Touch of Portland: A Benefit for KBOO

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with KBOO and Friends at A Touch Of Portland Come join us for a celebration of the Solstice: Sunday June 21st 2009, 11am - 7pm Hosted by Harmony Farms @ 5220 NE Mason map This will be an incredible event featuring Live Music, Massage, Djs, Organ... Read more

Touch of Portland: A Benefit for KBOO

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with KBOO and Friends at A Touch Of Portland Uniting Community with the Healing Energy of Edible Art, Soothing Soundscapes and TherapeuticTouch Come join us for a celebration of the Solstice: Sunday June 21st 2009 experience the healing arts in a... Read more

Mark Winne and "Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty"

Airs at: Sun, 05/10/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Mark Winne, author of Closing the Food Gap:  Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty.   Closing the Food Gap exposes America's dangerous dietary split: from patrons of food pantries, bodegas, and convenience stores to the more comfortabl... Read more

The Importance of Mother's Day

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Bread and Roses
Bridget B. here, and this edition of Bread & Roses was all about The Importance of Mother's Day; it's actual meaning and how you can get involved to make a difference. Given that this show fell right before Mother's Day, or on Mother's Day in other countries, I wanted to br... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 4, 2009

Airs at: Sun, 05/03/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Is human nature good or evil? Can you move beyond your past if you were raised on a commune?  Does industrial livestock farming of pigs and poultry lead to  new diseases?  These are the questions raised on this program, hosted by the Old Mole's Denise Morris.   This progra... Read more

Pig Cities and Swine Flu

Airs at: Sun, 05/03/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 How has industrial farming produced the conditions for new diseases like the current  outbreak swine flu?  Rob Wallace writes the blog Farming Pathogens, and in this conversation with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken, he explains how cities of pigs and cities of poultry create br... Read more

Are We "Born To Be Good?"

Airs at: Sun, 05/03/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 The human sciences, going back to Darwin, have accumulated evidence that our most  hard-wired emotions are not greed and selfishness, but gratitude, awe and compassion.  In this conversation, Dacher Keltner, author of Born to Be Good, talks with Bill Resnick about why we a... Read more

Albert Camus's THE PLAGUE

Airs at: Sun, 05/03/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
The Ubu Hour adapts Albert Camus's THE PLAGUE just in time for the swine flu pandemic... Actually we ran a longer version of this show 3 years ago, when people were worried about avian flu and how the Bush administration would react to it.  So we took that 1 hour show, chop... Read more