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Jeff Schiminsky on Awareness of Toxins in the Environment and Use of Sprays

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Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jeff Schiminsky on Awareness of Toxins in the Environment and Use of Sprays

Health and Health Care Forum

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Jeff Schiminsky, who developed the non-profit Toxic Awareness Body of Oregon as a way to educate people about the dangerous health effects of many chemicals in everyday use, and to publicly advocate for stricter guidelines on application of pesticides and herbicides.
We discuss these topics, the EPA's current work on guidelines on use of sprays in agriculture and forestry, and the history of health problems caused by these toxins.

Project Unspeakable

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Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Jimmy Tardy interviews cast and crew of Project Unspeakable

Host Jimmy Tardy speaks with Marcia Meyers, Robert Fish, Mary Lansing and Rodger Blackburn about Project Unspeakable, a dramatic reading of quotes from historical figures related to the assassinations of John F. Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert Kennedy.
Project Unspeakable lays out evidence in the form of direct quotes from people involved, either directly or indirectly, in the lives and deaths of these four men.

"Flight of the Eagle": a Documentary on the United Farm Workers Union

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Mon, 03/31/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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"Flight of the Eagle": a Documentary on the United Farm Workers Union

In honor of the birthday of labor leader and United Farm Worker co-founder Cesar Chavez, (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993), we will hear the documentary "Flight of the Eagle the United Farm Workers Union."

The program comes to us from the Pacifica Radio Archives.

Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin, Part 2

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Fri, 03/28/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin, Part 2

We'll hear Part 2 of a program from the Pacifica Archives series From the Vault  which highlights an historic conversation between two radical and influential women from the feminist era of the 1970's, artist Judy Chicago and writer Anais Nin.

Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin

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Tue, 03/25/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Historic conversation between Judy Chicago and Anais Nin

Stage and Studio is off this week. Instead we'll hear a program from the Pacifica Archives. The series is From the Vault  which highlights an historic conversation between two radical and influential women from the feminist era of the 1970's , Artist Judy Chicago and writer Anais Nin.  

In 1972, Pacifica station KPFK dedicated the month to a number of special programs by, for and about women.

Anais Nin (pictured above) is the celebrated author who was is probably best know for her published diary, The Diary of Anais Nin, which is the subject of Feminist debate in this discussion.

Health and Health Care Forum: Peter Goodman, Child Therapist, Part 2

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Mon, 03/24/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Health and Health Care Forum: Peter Goodman, Child Therapist, Part 2

In Part 2 host Roberta Hall speaks with Peter Goodman, child therapist, about emotional needs that all children have in growing up in an increasingly stressful society. They discuss how he uses play to help  children, age 4 and up, work through issues. He also emphasizes the important role that parents play in successful therapy.  

Diversity and Inclusion in Community Radio

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Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Ani Hanes: Volunteering and Inclusion.
LAST MINUTE UPDATE. THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.

Ren Green will follow up her interview with Joan Foley of Hedland Community Radio with a discussion with KBOO's Volunteer Coordinator, Ani Hanes. Consider how both women express their values of inclusion.

INSTEAD WE'LL HEAR THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM FROM THE SERIES BOOKWAVES...

Jehane Noujaim, director & Karim Amer, producer of the Oscar-nominated documentary "The Square" discuss their work and the politics surrounding the Egyptian spring and the events in Tahrir Square. Hosted by Richard Wolinsky. 

John List on "The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life"

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Fri, 03/21/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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John List on "The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life"

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews John List, co-author with Uri Gneezy, of "The Why Axis: Hidden Motives and the Undiscovered Economics of Everyday Life."

Gneezy and List’s approach is to embed themselves in the factories, schools, communities, and offices where people work, live, and play. Then, through large-scale field experiments conducted “in the wild,” Gneezy and List observe people in their natural environments without them being aware that they are observed.

Community Radio Down Under

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Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Aussie Joan Foley compares community radio notes with Ren Green

Joan Foley, Chairperson of Hedland Community Radio in Port Hedland, Western Australia, will talk about her all-volunteer station, her childhood radio experiences, her passion for inclusion, and why community radio is especially important in Australia.

Give Hedland Radio a listen on their webstream: http://s2.stationplaylist.com:9120/listen.mp3!

Health and Health Care Forum: Peter Goodman, Child Therapist, Part 1

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Mon, 03/17/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Health and Health Care Forum: Peter Goodman, Child Therapist, Part 1

In Part 1 host Roberta Hall speaks with Peter Goodman, child therapist, about emotional needs that all children have in growing up in an increasingly stressful society. They discuss how he uses play to help  children, age 4 and up, work through issues. He also emphasizes the important role that parents play in successful therapy.  

Part 2 will air at 11:30 on Monday, March 24th.

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Rick Perry Revealed and How Money Leads to No Compromise in Congress

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Mon, 08/29/2011

 Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Abby Rapoport, a reporter with "The Texas Observer", about Presidential candidate Rick Perry, his campaign strategy, and his record as Governor of Texas. She also speaks with political science professor Thomas Ferguson about how Congress is listening primarily to those who contribute political money, not the public.

Read Rapoport's articles at: http://www.texasobserver.org/floor-play/why-the-gop-field-should-steal-a-page-from-perrys-2010-playbook and www.texasobserver.org/floor-play/layoffs-and-cutbacks-rick-perrys-2011-education-record

Ferguson is professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a senior fellow of the Roosevelt Institute. He recently wrote the piece, "Memo to New York Times: Data Shows That 'We' Are Not Responsible for D.C. Deadlock." Read it at: www.newdeal20.org/2011/08/15/memo-to-new-york-times-data-shows-that-we-are-not-responsible-for-dc-deadlock-55066/

 
 
 

 

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe about Oregon Medicare, Part 2.

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Mon, 08/22/2011

Host Roberta Hall speaks with Dr. Vern Saboe, Part 2.

Vern Saboe is a chiropractor in Albany, Oregon, and he was one of 44 members of the Oregon Transformation Team that developed the framework for a reorganization of Oregon's Medicaid --- and he was the only complementary care practitioner on the team so he spoke for naturopaths and other practices as well as for chiropractors. Additional to his practice, he is the legislative lobbyist for Oregon's chiropractic association, and in these two conversations he talks about all of these activities and about what preventive medicine offers in opposition to first-line treatment with drugs.

(Part 2 of 2. Part 1 of 2 aired on Friday, August 19, 2011 at 11:30 AM.)

Dr.Rosser and 3 Iraqi students talk about the Iraqi Student Project

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Mon, 08/08/2011

 Host Marianne Barisonek talks with Dr. Rosser and 3 Iraqi students about the Iraqi Student Project

 The Iraqi Student Project (www.iraqistudentproject.org) is a grass-roots effort to help war-displaced Iraqi students acquire the undergraduate education they need to participate inrebuilding their country. Dr. Robert Rosser, executive director of The Iraqi Student Project and three students: Awab AlwareFarah Mohsen and Mustafa Mahmood talk about the project and thier experiences as students here in the United States.

 

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues

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Fri, 08/05/2011

Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Veterans for Peace spoke with Stacy Bannerman, creator and producer of "Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues," a project of the Sanctuary for Veterans and Families. Also on the program are Tamara Rosenleaf, who wrote two of the monologues, and Belle Landau of the Returning Veterans Project. This program features moving readings of the military family monologues.

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues is an original performance art piece based on actual accounts of how the war is coming home. Developed and presented by military family members, Homefront 911 is a non-partisan event intended to raise awareness of the impact of nearly a decade of war on the families left behind, and strengthen the community safety net.

Medical Marijuana Use

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Fri, 07/29/2011

 A conversation with Angela Fairless, Anna Diaz and Todd Dalotto about the current state of medical marijuana in Oregon.

Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism

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Thu, 07/21/2011

Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher interviews Sarah Sobieraj, author of Soundbitten: The Perils of Media-Centered Political Activism.

Sobieraj explores the dynamics and costs of media obsession by activist groups.  She says the pervasive mediatization of politics has jeopardized the ability of dissenting groups to engage in public discourse and so has altered the very fabric of both social movements and the civil society that the news media claim to inform.

Her book is an ethnographic portrait of fifty diverse organizations over the course of two presidential campaign cycles. She argues that while most activist groups equate political success with media success and channel their energies accordingly, their efforts fail to generate news coverage and come with deleterious consequences.

Arthur Stamoulis talks about the Columbia Free Trade Agreement

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Mon, 07/11/2011

Arthur Stamoulis of Oregon Fair Trade Campaign talks about the demonstration planned for Congressman Earl Blumenauer's Office on Monday, July 11 * 12:00 noon at 729 NE Oregon St (Near the 7th Avenue MAX Station)

Fifty-one union leaders were assassinated in Colombia last year — more than in the rest of the world combined. At least 17 have been assassinated so far this year.

As the Colombia Free Trade Agreement races towards a vote in Congress, our elected officials will be forced to pick a side.  Will they stand with union members, small farmers, human rights advocates and others in the United States and Colombia who oppose the FTA?   Or will they stand with the transnational corporations who profit off the violent suppression of workers' rights, the forced displacement of Afro-Colombians from their land and the dumping of subsidized agricultural commodities?

So far, Congressman Earl Blumenauer is "undecided" on the Colombia FTA.

Writer Nathaniel Philbrick on his latest book, "The Last Stand."

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Mon, 07/04/2011

Host Gene Bradley speaks with award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick about his latest book, "The Last Stand." Philbrick explores the volatile political, economic, and social forces that led to the  Battle of the Little Bighorn, the infamous confrontation, and demolishes some commonly held myths

Nathaniel Philbrick's previous books include In the Heart of the SeaSea of Glory, and Mayflower.The Last Stand was published in hardback in 2010 and is just out in paperback. He is presently at work on a book about Boston during the early years of the Revolution.

Mayflower was a finalist for both the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in History and the Los Angeles Times Book Award and was winner of the Massachusetts Book Award for nonfiction. In the Heart of the Sea won the National Book Award for nonfiction; Revenge of the Whale won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; Sea of Glory won the Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Naval History Prize and the Albion-Monroe Award from the National Maritime Historical Society.

http://www.nathanielphilbrick.com/

 

The Oregon Food Bank in Action

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Wed, 06/29/2011

The Oregon Food Bank works with a cooperative, statewide network of partner agencies to distribute emergency food to hungry families. KBOO reporter Ross Freeman Levin visited OFB and talked to volunteers from local agencies and programs who were picking up food to distribute. Hear the voices of people involved in this important process.

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Tali Sharot on "The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain"

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Mon, 06/27/2011

 Host Marianne Barisonek interviews Tali Sharot about her book "The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain,an exploration of the neural basis of optimism, and how the brain simulates the future. How does the brain generate hope? How does it trick us into moving forward? What happens when it fails? How do the brains of optimists differ from those of pessimists?

Tali Sharot’s research on optimism, memory, and emotion has been the subject of features inNewsweek, The Boston Globe, Time, The Wall Street Journal, New Scientist, and The Washington Post, as well as on the BBC. She has a Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience from New York University and is currently a research fellow at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London. She lives in London.

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Correction

 A typo occured with one of our guests, Todd Dalotto on Radiozine this past Friday. Our apologies for the oversight.

 

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