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My Story My Superpower

Airs at: Mon, 06/03/2019 at 11:00pm - Tue, 06/04/2019 at 12:00am
Nonprofit ASHA International hosted this story telling show, "My Story My Superpower,"  to shine light on mental health and end stigma.10 storytelleres performed, but we only have time in this hour for 6.   Read more

Look Who's Blue

Airs at: Sat, 06/08/2019 at 6:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Swing 'n' Country
  In 1958, a song called Oh Lonesome Me, turned out to be one of the surprise hits of the year. It established Don Gibson at the heights of the pop and country  music world. He soon followed with other classics such as Sea of Heartbreak and I Can't Stop Lovin You. Tune in ... Read more

Tobacco and the LGBTQ community; and the OutWright Theater Festival.

Airs at: Tue, 05/28/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Preference
Rates of smoking have decreased across the US, but tobacco is still around us, everywhere. The Q Center's new policy on tobacco use at its facility brings us to today's discussion of tobacco use in the community: who uses it, and why? What are the local public health polici... Read more

Local Folks Podcast Insert Edition, Episode Two

Airs at: Sat, 06/01/2019 at 6:45pm - Sun, 06/30/2019 at 6:45pm
Produced for Local Folks
They are in all of our communities and we see them all the time, elderly local folks. Most of them do not look particularly remarkable as they go about their daily activities, but all of them have lived remarkable, eventful lives and have gained considerable wisdom as a res... Read more

Union Victory at Autism Treatment Center

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
Workers at the East Portland Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) just voted overwhelmingly to unionize.  Tune in to hear from CARD workers about their struggle for decent compensation and working conditions.   Read more

Supervised Consumption Sites

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, the UK House of Commons discusses medical cannabis prescribing, and the Philadelphia City Council and Philly DA Larry Krassner talk about harm reduction and supervised consumption sites. Note: new recordings of Century of Lies are now being rel... Read more

Mid-Life with Sam Salenger

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Is It You Or Is It Me
Join us for a converstion about mid-life changes and handling them with Moxie! Sam Salenger will be my guest this month and we'll be talking about her Coaching Practice and working with how approch and deal with mind boggling mid-life changes! Read more

How To Change Your Mind

Airs at: Sun, 05/19/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, host Doug McVay is joined by best-selling author Michael Pollan to discuss psychedelic medicine, decriminalization, and his book How To Change Your Mind. Plus the House Committee on Oversight and Reform looks at federal drug control policy. Read more

How To Change Your Mind: Conversation With Michael Pollan

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Bestselling author Michael Pollan talks with KBOO reporter Doug McVay about psychedelic therapy, psilocybin mushrooms, and Pollan's book How To Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcend... Read more

Healthcare for ALL!

Airs at: Fri, 05/10/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
Join Ani for a discussion on inclusive healthcare coverage.   Is it ethical to treat access to healthcare as another consumer good, where one's ability to pay determines the quality of care, and by extension, greatly impacts your health? Isn't it time we have healthcare fo... Read more