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Depleted Uranium's Growing Threat: an interview with Leuren Moret

Airs at: Wed, 01/07/2009 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Radiozine
The horrors of war don't end when the last gun falls silent. Unexploded shells, landmines, and other wartime hazards continue to take lives long after hostilities cease. Depleted uranium - or "DU" - one of the lesser know of these hazards, is spreading disease and death wel... Read more

David Gabbe on Nutrition and the Vegan Diet

Airs at: Mon, 01/05/2009 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
 Host Dr. David Naimon interviews David Gabbe, author of "David's Pure Vegetarian Kitchen."  They discuss the vegan diet, with an emphasis on cooking and nutrition.   Read more

Index of leading asshattery indicators

 I love Harper's Index. For those of you not familiar with it, Harper's Index appears near the front of every edition of Harper's magazine. It presents a sort of snapshot of current affairs by way of assembling a bunch of seemingly obscure, but ultimately telling, statistic... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 29, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Clayton Morgareidge, this program looks at how the emerging Obama administration is walking the  line between public interest and private profit in two areas: health care and education.  It  features several great drum solos from the jazz world (mostly curtailed i... Read more

Book Mole: "Sights Unseen"

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Kaye Gibbons writes about growing up with (and without)  a mother who is mentally ill in her novel Sights Unseen, reviewed here by Larry Bowlden.  Read more

National Health and Beyond

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Public health is a public good -- so it should be a public responsiblity.  But many other public goods are poorly served by profit-making private interests.  In this commentary, Clayton Morgareidge shows how the debate about a national health care program can, and should, l... Read more

Prospects for Health Care Change

Airs at: Sun, 12/28/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  How many of the problems with our health care will, and will not, be solved by what's on the table in the national health care debate that will take place in the Obama years?   Paul Gorman of  Physicians for  a National Health Care Program, and a Portland physician, talk... Read more

Between the Covers

Airs at: Mon, 12/22/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Between The Covers
Host Ed Goldberg interviews local author Jill Kelly, whose memoir of alcoholism and recovery is called Sober Truths: the Making of an Honest Woman. Kelly's demons did not go quietly when she put the bottle down. Loneliness, anxiety, distrust of others-they were all still th... Read more

Ruth Palma about current problems in the health care system

Airs at: Mon, 12/15/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
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. Read more

Burning Mustard Gas WMD in Umatilla

Airs at: Sun, 11/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Kathleen Stephenson invites guests Karyn Jones of G.A.S.P. and Richard Condit, Senior Counsel for the Government Accountability Project (GAP) to talk about burning American Chemical Weapons of Mass Destruction stockpiled in Umatilla, Washington.   Last month, attorneys... Read more