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Episode Archive

The Willamette River Revival Festival

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Wed, 07/29/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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The Willamette River Revival: A celebration of the future health of the Willamette River
On the Radiozine Host Kristin Yount talks with Barbara Quinn of the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Board. Feduma Ali of Groundworks and Award winning Lewis and Clark historian and author of Shotgun on My Chest, Roger Wendlick. About the Willamette River Revival Taking Place August 2nd from 12 Noon – 7PM
The Confederated Tribes of the Grande Ronde generously endorsed this meeting of river enthusiasts to celebrate the plans in motion to heal our river. Our urge you to come and be a part of the celebration and the healing of the Willamette River.
For  More Inforamtion go to 
http://thewillametteriverrevival.org

Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

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Fri, 07/24/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Paul Stamets: Mushrooms, Bees, and Saving the World

More than any other scientist practicing today, Paul Stamets has dedicated himself to the life of fungi and that of their underground support system, the mycelium. Stamets says that the mycelia are soil magicians that give rise not just to mushrooms but form an integral part of the forest ecosystem. The mycelia are disassemblers, creating the debris fields that then feed their fungal descendants. They also show purpose in choosing microbial allies, and Stamets believes they are part of the earth’s natural internet that is in constant bio-molecular communication, governing the ecosystem. <http://www.fungi.com/>

How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us

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Mon, 07/13/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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How pesticide drift from potato fields owned by the largest potato grower in the world is harming us
Ever wonder where your favorite fast food fries are grown, and under what conditions? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Amy Mondlach, Toxic Taters Coalition Campaign Coordinator. Mondlach describes how pesticide drift from potato fields owned by Ronald D. Offutt (RDO), the largest potato grower in the world and one of McDonald s leading potato suppliers, is harming people, animals and the environment in central and northern Minnesota. Pesticide drift from RDO farms has been measured at schools; livestock have died and community members are ill. The Coalition is working to encourage and support truly sustainable agriculture.

Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:35am - 12:00pm
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Heather Rogers on Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution"
We hear an interview from the program “The Scholar’s Circle”a with journalist Heather Rogers, whose latest book is “Green Gone Wrong: How Our Economy Is Undermining the Environmental Revolution,” which takes a critical look at popular market-based solutions to ecological destruction.

Valerie Carey: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:15am - 11:35am
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Valerie Carey on her Sister Miriam's Death: Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?
Jenka Soderberg speaks with Valerie Carey, the sister of  Miriam Carey, a woman who was shot and killed during an incident on Capitol Hill in 2013. 
Miriam Carey drove through a White House checkpoint and died in a hail of bullets, her infant son in the backseat. Was a Secret Service screw up to blame?

Cornel West speaks with KBOO about race, theology and justice

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Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:00am - 11:15am
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Professor Cornel West
An exclusive interview with academic radical Cornel West, who was in Portland for the Unitarian Universalist convention on June 27th, 2015.

Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Terry Masear on "Fastest Things on Wings" and Her Encounters While Caring for Hummingbirds
Host Michelle Schroeder Fletcher speaks with Portland-based writer Terry Masear about her new book FASTEST THINGS ON WINGS about the trials and triumphs a hummingbird rehabber encounters while caring for her tiny, fragile patients.

Terry Masear is bird rehabilitator who researches and writes about hummingbirds in her spare time. She was formerly an English teacher, and she received her PhD from UCLA.

Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"

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Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Aspen Baker on her book "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight"
Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Aspen Baker about her new book, "Pro-Voice: How to Keep Listening When the World Wants a Fight."

Aspen Baker is the co-founder of Exhale, a caring, nonjudgmental space for women and men to share their feelings about abortion, without choosing sides.

Baker describes how she and Exhale developed their “pro-voice” philosophy and the creative approaches they employed to help women and men have respectful, compassionate exchanges about even this most controversial of topics. 

Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

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Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:00am - 11:40am
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Exploring the Social, Political, Cultural and Ethical Dimensions of Mathematics Education

Michelle Schroeder Fletcher hosts a panel discussion with presenters from the Mathematics, Education and Society Conference, a biennial international conference being held this week at Portland State University. The Participants are exploring social, political, cultural, and ethical dimensions of mathematics education. This is the first time that the international conference is being held in the US.

Election Theft in America with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of "Code Red"

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Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Election Theft in America with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of "Code Red"

Host Ethan Scarl speaks with Dr. Jonathan Simon, author of Code Red: Computerized Election Theft and the New American Century. They will talk about election theft in America and what we can do to stop it.

Jonathan Simon will be speaking in Portland at the First Unitarian Church on Saturday, June 20th, at 7PM.

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"Railroaded:The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America," historian Richard White

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Fri, 09/16/2011
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Fri, 09/16/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America

"Bundled securities...phony annual reports...bribed politicians...a crashed economy. These familiar-sounding conditions are just part of the legacy of the men who built the 19th century transcontinental railroads. In Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, historian Richard White tells the story of corporate misconduct, incompetence and greed surrounding the construction of the transcontinental railroads that changed America. White reconstructs the convoluted paper trail that enriched Gilded Age capitalists and triggered three economic crisis in the late 19th century." Dave Mazza hosts.

  • Length: 27:34 minutes (25.24 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

The Halo Foundation's work helping orphans and at-risk children worldwide.

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Thu, 09/15/2011

Host Ren Green interviews Chris West of the Portland Branch of the Halo Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides food, water, shelter, clothing, education, art therapy, caretakers, medical services, and vocational training to orphans and at-risk children worldwide. We also provide opportunities for American youth to learn about volunteerism and philanthropy.

The Halo Foundation is sponsoring "The Art of Love," on Thursday September 15th, 2011, Time: 7:30-9:30pm. The event will raise funds for The Bukesa Children’s Home, an orphanage in Uganda, Africa which provides food, water, shelter, medicine, education and art therapy for 34 children. Be-yond seeking to provide the financial resources for the home’s work, the event will also promote local artists, presenting their work along side paintings and drawings from Ugandan children about what they love and hope for the world. For more information about The HALO Foundation, or the Bukesa Children’s Home visit:

www.haloworldwide.org

  • Length: 28:03 minutes (25.69 MB)
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Sharon Gary Smith, the new Executive Director of the MacKenzie River Gathering

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Mon, 08/29/2011

 Jay Thiemeyer interviews local activist Sharon Gary Smith, who is the new Executive Director of the MacKenzie River Gathering.

Sharon Gary Smith is a native Oregonian who has worked locally and nationally for racial and economic justice, with a special focus on addressing health inequity and reproductive justice.

 
 
 

 

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.

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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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