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Every 4th Wednesday of each month, from 11:00 am to 11:30 am.

 Healing Our World

Everywhere we look we see a world in trouble--environmental degradation; war, torture and militarism; corporate greed, poverty and economic injustice;  a negligent media--and all of it intertwined.  Yet there are also people dedicated to solving these problems--working on them from every possible angle.  They are part of a leaderless, bottom up, grass roots social movement manifesting itself in a myriad of ways. Paul Hawken describes this movement as humanity's "immune response"  to the sickness that pervades our world -- "social antibodies attaching themselves to the pathologies of power."  The Recovery Zone gives voice to these healers. Tune in or check it out in the KBOO archives.

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How To Fix the Future: Andrew Keen

Airs at: Wed, 04/25/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Stephanie Potter welcomes author Andrew Keen to KBOO's Spring Membership Drive to discuss his book How To Fix The Future.  Call in during the show to pledge your support and get a copy the book. Former Internet entrepreneur Andrew Keen was among the earliest to write ab... Read more

Right to Health focuses on racism as a public health issue

Airs at: Wed, 03/28/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Leslie Gregory has been working to bring attention to racism as a national, public health crisis.  As the founder of the non-profit Right to Health US, she has challenged the Center for Disease Control to declare racism a public health threat, including this petition at Mov... Read more

Progressive parking policies urged by Portlanders for Parking Reform

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Portlanders for Parking Reform (PPR) is a grassroots advocacy group focused on implementing progressive parking policies to encourage more affordable housing, increase use of alternative transportation modes, and take action on climate change. Policy victories have inclu... Read more

Ray Raphael debunks historical myths of our founding era, recognizes the common people

Airs at: Wed, 01/24/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Drawing on oral histories and in-depth research, historian Ray Raphael of Humboldt County, CA, has written over 20 books based on real people telling their own stories. His early books dealt with topical and regional matters, including local history, the timber wars, and ma... Read more

Socially Responsible Enterprise Fosters Language and Cultural Diversity

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Language is Power - Lots of people talk about freedom of speech. But what if your speech is not the same language as the language spoken by the mainstream? In an important way, your freedom of speech is limited.  People-Places-Things (P-P-T) is a social enterprise that's wo... Read more

Alternative Tech: Risks and Promises

Airs at: Wed, 11/22/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  There's no arguing that human technology and energy use have a tremendous impact on our planet; and the problems we face, which include climate change and the risk of mass extinction, are daunting. What we end up doing is a clear reflection of our values and priorities. ... Read more

World-wide organization offers opportunities for education, inspiration, on organic farms

Airs at: Wed, 10/25/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms, aka Willing Workers on Organic Farms, (or  just plain WWOOF),  is a worldwide movement that links volunteers with organic farmers and growers. The idea is to promote cultural and educational experiences based on trust and non-monet... Read more

Pacific Northwest medicinal plants offer connection and healing

Airs at: Wed, 09/27/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Herbalist and wildcrafter Scott Kloos, is the author of the recently published Pacific Northwest Medicinal Plants: Identify, Harvest, and Use 120 Wild Herbs for Health and Wellness,The book combines two trends: foraging and natural medicine,. It is comprehensive guide acces... Read more

Community Rights US aims to protect rights of people & nature, end corporate rule

Airs at: Wed, 08/23/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Corporate abuses against workers and the environment are enshrined in "corporate rights," but these are being challenged by the rapidly growing Community Rights movement. Gaining traction across the country, the community rights movement aims not just for reforms against of... Read more

Health Care for All Oregon working to make single payer a reality

Airs at: Wed, 07/26/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  With their efforts to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, Trump and the Republicans may have jump-started the conversation on single payer health care by highlighting the need to simplify and expand access. In a recent Pew Research Center poll,  60% said the go... Read more