Chris Hedges - Moral Imperatives

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 08/04/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chris Hedges - Moral Imperatives

Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America.

T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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T.Geronimo Johnson on his novel "Welcome to Braggsville"
Art Focus is off today.

T. Geronimo Johnson, author of the novel "Welcome to Braggsville" about Berkeley students who try to disrupt a Civil War re-enactment, talks with host Richard Wolinsky from the series Bookwaves.

http://bookwaves.homestead.com/

Against the Death Penalty: Activists Mike Farrell and Becky O'Neil McBrayer

Air date: 
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Mike Farrell and Becky O'Neil McBrayer speak out against the death penalty

Mike Farrell, best known as Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt in the popular TV series M.A.S.H., addressed a large crowd in Oregon, speaking out against the death penalty, at the annual meeting and banquet staged by Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, (OADP), on June 12th, 2015. Becky O’Neil McBrayer, (pictured below, left), an Oregon resident who lost her mother and step-father to murder, spoke before Mr. Farrell.

The two inspirational talks encourage listeners to think, learn and talk about the Oregon death penalty with some new and interesting insights. Mike Farrell was introduced by Emily Plec, (pictured below, right), an OADP Advisory Board Member and Professor of Communication Studies at Western Oregon University.

Music for Wartime by Rebecca Makkai

Program: 
Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Music for Wartime by Rebecca Makkai

The award-winning writer, Rebecca Makkai, whose stories have appeared in four consecutive editions of The Best American Short Stories, appears on Between The Covers to discuss her much-anticipated story collection bearing her signature mix of intelligence, wit, and heart. A reality show producer manipulates two contestants into falling in love, even as her own relationship falls apart. Just after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a young boy has a revelation about his father’s past when a renowned Romanian violinist plays a concert in their home. When the prized elephant of a traveling circus keels over dead, the small-town minister tasked with burying its remains comes to question his own faith.

Inge Fryklund of LEAP on the War on Drugs and the Movement for Legalization

Air date: 
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Inge Fryklund of LEAP on the War on Drugs and the Movement for Legalization

Host Doug McVay spoke with Inge Fryklund, Board Member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, (LEAP), about LEAP, the development of the War on Drugs and the movement for the legalization of drugs.

Aflora Reggae Musicians on their Music and the Effects of Neoliberalism on Chile Today

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Chilean reggae musicians talk about their music and life in Chile today

We speak with members of the Chilean reggae band Aflora Reggae, bassist Felipe Cuevas and lead vocalist Javiera Rosselot,about the state of the educational system in Chile, the impact of the neoliberal economy that is destroying the country's rivers, forests and dividing the communities through the exploitation of natural resources, and the intention of their music to promote unity in the world, to elevate global consciousness and to promote a healthy and loving lifestyle. 

This interview was rescheduled from July 22nd.

Universal Health Care Advocate T.R. Reid on Health Care around the World and in Oregon

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
TR Reid, advocate for universal health care, is interviewed by Roberta Hall

Health and Health Care Forum

TR Reid is a Washington Post reporter and bureau chief who became an advocate for universal health care after living abroad in countries which provide health care to all residents. He came to realize that the significant link among the various excellent and unique health care systems is the moral commitment that these countries feel toward their people. He wants the US to do the same.

Reid's work on the book "The Healing of America” was the basis for a popular PBS film “Sick Around the World,” followed by "US Health Care: the Good News."

Paul Cienfuegos - Local Governance

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Paul Cienfuegos - Local Governance

Paul Cienfuegos is a leader in the Community Rights movement, which works to dismantle corporate constitutional so-called “rights” and assert the people's inherent right to self-government. He founded Democracy Unlimited of Humboldt County in 1995, and co-founded Community Rights PDX in 2011.
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