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Anissa Naouai, RT news anchor

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Fri, 05/22/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Call-in show with RT news anchor

RT, a news service formerly called Russia Today, is barely ten years old, but it's making waves. Hillary Clinton said the United States is losing the information war. John Kerry called it a "propaganda bullhorn." Yet RT is one of the most popular TV news sites in the west.

KBOO host Per Fagereng will be talking with RT's news anchor Anissa Naouai and we'll be taking your calls.

David Gessner on ALL THE WILD THAT REMAINS: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West

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Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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David Gessner on ALL THE WILD THAT REMAINS: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
Paul Roland interviews David Gessner about his new book, ALL THE WILD THAT REMAINS: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West. 

David Gessner speaks tonight (Monday, May 18th) at 7:30 PM at Powell's Books on Hawthorne.

SOCIAL INSECURITY: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis with author James Russell

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Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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SOCIAL INSECURITY: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis with author James Russell

We speak with James Russell, author of SOCIAL INSECURITY: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis, published by Beacon Press.  He tells the story of a massive and international retirement robbery—a substantial transfer of wealth from everyday workers to Wall Street financiers via tremendously costly hidden fees. James Russell offers concrete ideas on how individuals and society can arrest this downward spiral.. 

A Preview of the Village Building Convergence 2015

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Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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A Preview of the Village Building Convergence 2015

We speak with Ted Swaggerty, Board President and Event Team leader with the Village Building Convergence, and Tiana-Lei Flora, Lead Liaison for Community Projects.
They'll talk about what's happening with the Village Building Conference this year including new venues for events and Hands-on Action - Sustainable Community Projects at more than 20 sites. The Convergence happens May 29th - June 7th.

Why Oregon Needs Universal Health Care

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Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Why Oregon Needs Universal Health Care
Roberta Hall hosts Health and Health Care Forum

The goal of the Health Inequities Symposium held on April 21st - 22nd at Oregon State University and sponsored by the Student Health Service was to encourage discussions of ways to improve community health by reducing discrimination, social inequities, and other barriers.  Three guests on this program — Mike Huntington, Tim Roach, and Ron Green —  talked on a panel titled “Why Oregon Needs Universal Health Care." Host Roberta Hall asks them about their views and about the hearing on SB 631, a bill to establish universal coverage for Oregonians, which takes place at the Capitol in Salem on Monday, May 4th, at 3:00PM, in hearing room A..

Dr. Thor Hanson on "The Triumph of Seeds"

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Wed, 04/29/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Dr. Thor Hanson on "The Triumph of Seeds"

Host Gene Bradley speaks with Dr. Thor Hanson about his new book, The Triumph of Seeds. Thor Hanson, author of Feathers, takes us on a scientific adventure through the wild and beautiful world of seeds. 

Dr. Thor Hanson is a Guggenheim Fellow, a Switzer Environmental Fellow, and an award winning author and biologist.  His books include The Triumph of Seeds, The Impenetrable Forest, and Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle, which won the John Burroughs Medal and was nominated for The Samuel Johnson Prize.  It also received the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize and a Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award.  

Love, Loss and Survival in Congo with Lisa J. Shannon

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Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Love, Loss and Survival in Congo with Lisa J. Shannon
We speak with Portlander Lisa J. Shannon about her new book Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunman: An Ordinary Family's Extraordinary Tale of Love, Loss, and Survival in Congo.
Lisa has founded and led multiple international campaigns, including Run for Congo Women and Sister Somalia, which have directly aided and empowered more than 100,000 women and children living through war. Currently she is working on a campaign for a legally binding UN Convention on Violence Against Women.

Deepening Food Democracy with Jahi Chappel

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Mon, 04/20/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Deepening Food Democracy with Jahi Chappel
What is food democracy and how might we achieve it? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Jahi Chappel, Ph.D., Director of Agroecology and Agriculture Policy at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, in Minneapolis, MN.
Chappel discusses his research and the report he co-authored titled: Deepening Food Democracy. Learn about ways we can make food systems more resilient and sustainable.
website: http://www.iatp.org/documents/deepening-food-democracy 

How Members of the Nez Perce Tribe Are Protecting the Environment

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Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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How Members of the Nez Perce Tribe Are Protecting the Environment
On today’s program we’ll hear a panel discussion on how members of the Nez Perce tribe are protecting the environment. This panel was recorded at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference in Eugene by KBOO’s Paul Roland. Panelists from the Nez Perce Tribe discuss their efforts to protect their Treaty Areas from abuse by outside entities. They describe their actions to stop shipments of massive industrial equipment, or “megaloads,” destined for the Alberta tar sands from being trucked through the Nez Perce Reservation on  winding scenic Idaho highways.

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed with Author John Ronson

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Thu, 04/16/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed with Author John Ronson

Lisa Loving speaks with Welsh journalist, author, documentary filmmaker, and radio presenter, Jon Ronson, whose works include the best-selling The Men Who Stare at Goats. He has been described as a gonzo journalist. They discuss his latest book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed (Riverhead). For the book Ronson immersed himself in the world of modern-day public shaming – meeting famous shamees, shamers, and bystanders who have been impacted. Whole careers are being ruined by one mistake. A transgression is revealed and our collective outrage at it has the force of a hurricane. Then we all quickly forget about it and move on to the next one, and it doesn't cross our minds to wonder if the shamed person is okay or in ruins. What's it doing to them?

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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.

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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

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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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