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Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

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Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Portland VegFest and the Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet
The Portland VegFest is happening Saturday & Sunday September 27 & 28, 10am-6pm at the Oregon Convention Center - Exhibit Hall A, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd., Portland.
Host Kristin Yount speaks with Peter Spendelow, the President of Northwest Veg, the producer of VegFest, and Bonnie Hildebrand, Event Coordinator for Northwest Veg, about the upcoming VegFest; the environmental impacts of food choices and the benefits of plant based diets.

http://nwveg.org/vegfest_eventinfo_2014

Two Rivers, One City

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Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Two Rivers, One City
Jasmine Zimmer Stucky of the Columbia River Keeper and Faduma Ali of Groundwork Portland talk about Two Rivers, One City, an educational event scheduled to take place on September 9, 2014, from 6-8PM, at the Charles Jordan Community Center. The event will serve to educate, empower, and mobilize local communities to take action towards creating a liveable community—free from pollution and toxicity.

Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

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Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Justice Begins with Seeds Conference

We hear about the Justice Begins with Seeds Conference and Film Series. The Conference is Sat and Sun, Sept 13-14.  There will be fifty speakers, including top environmental experts from around the US, at this conference. We speak with organizer Miguel Robles.

http://biosafetyalliance.org/

David Rolf, President of SEIU 775 on the connections between economic and environmental health

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Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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David Rolf, President of SEIU 775 on the connections between economic and environmental health

Today's average American workers earn about the same as they did in 1970 when adjusted for inflation. So what happens to sustainability in the face of this trend?

From the series Sea Change Radio host Alex Wise of Sea Change Radio speaks with David Rolf, president of the Service Employees International Union, or SEIU 775, about the interconnections between economic and environmental health and ponder how a movement to improve wages and work conditions can also support efforts to protect the earth. 

(Healthwatch returns next week.)

Oregon writer Doug Matheson, author of "actually THINKING vs. just BELIEVING"

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Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Oregon writer Doug Matheson, author of "actually THINKING vs. just BELIEVING"
Host Per Fagereng speaks with Oregon author Doug Matheson about his new book "actually THINKING vs. just BELIEVING."

Panel on Banning Land Mines and the History of Land Mines in Laos

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Mon, 08/25/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Panel on Banning Land Mines and the History of Land Mines in Laos
On the Radiozine today we feature excerpts from a recent Portland panel discussion on the need to ban land mines.
The event was organized and introduced by Lynn Bradach, an advocate with Handicap International. She lost her son, a U.S. Marine, when his team accidentally detonated a cluster bomb in Iraq.
Ms Bradach has spent time in Laos, one of the most heavily cluster-bomb contaminated countries in the world.

Dan Austin Interview about Bike In Movie at Hawthorne Hostel and Economic Update with Rick Wolff

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Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Dan Austin Interview about Bike In Movie at Hawthorne Hostel and Economic Update with Rick Wolff
We speak with writer and filmmaker Dan Austin, who will be at the Hawthorne Hostel tomorrow night for their annual Bike In Movie event, the documentary “True Fans.”
At 11:15 we'll hear the latest installment of Economic Update with host Richard Wolff speaking with Professor James Russell about the Retirement Crisis in the US.
http://www.democracyatwork.info/radio/

Combat Paper Project: Transforming Military Uniforms into Sheets of Handmade Paper

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Thu, 08/21/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Combat Paper Project: Transforming Military Uniforms into Sheets of Handmade Paper

Guest Drew Cameron talks about his work with the Combat Paper Project. He is currently artist in residence at the Museum of Contemporary Craft in Portland. 

Drew Cameron is co-founder of Combat Paper Project, a national program that works directly with communities affected by combat to transform military uniforms into sheets of handmade paper, which become works of art. During his residency, Cameron is accepting donated clothing to use in his papermaking process. The objects produced will be encoded with memory, becoming unique portraits of former owners.

Moms Demand Action and Promoting Health and Safety and Measures to Keep Children Safe from Violence

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Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Moms Demand Action and Promoting Health and Safety and Measures to Keep Children Safe from Violence
Health and Health Care Forum with host Roberta Hall

Michael Brown shooting exposes police racism nationally

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Fri, 08/15/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Sojourner Truth Radio with host Margaret Prescod
The shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson Missouri, protests on the streets and the military style police response brings to light decades of racial hostility; and now yet another unarmed young Black man is killed on the streets of Los Angeles. What s going on? Our guest is Dr. Gerald Horne who was born and raised in St.

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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/

 
 
 

 

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.

 
 
 

 

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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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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