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Stephen Bezruchka on In Sickness & in Wealth

Airs at: Tue, 06/07/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Stephen Bezruchka is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. He worked for many years as an emergency physician in Seattle. His particular areas of research are population health and societal hierarchy. He has spent over 10 yea... Read more

Naomi Ceder on Trans*Code and PyCon

Airs at: Tue, 06/07/2016 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
What's with the continued sexism in the tech industry? How is the Python community working to be inclusive, transpositive and challenging sexism and transphobia? Naomi Ceder of Trans*Code stopped by the KBOO studios during last week's PyCon in Portland to share her thoughts... Read more

Dacher Keltner on "The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence" and Douglas Tsoi on First Annual PUGSfest, a Festival of Ideas

Airs at: Fri, 06/03/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  Host Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology at University of California, Berkeley, where he directs the Berkeley Social Interaction Lab, about his new book, "The Power Paradox: How We Gain and Lose Influence. "  "It is much safer to be f... Read more

The IMPROVISATION SUMMIT of PORTLAND featured artists THOLLEM McDONAS, VINNY GOLIA, AVA MENDOZA, MIKE GAMBLE & others invade The Outside World THIS FRIDAY NIGHT

Airs at: Sat, 06/04/2016 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for The Outside World
  Tune into THE OUTSIDE WOILD this Friday night from midnight til 3:00 am as guest hosts Alex Callenberger and Mike Gamble feature the CREATIVE MUSIC GUILD's annual June orgy of freedom and creativity : IMPROVISATION SUMMIT OF PORTLAND: JUNE 2-4, 2016   The Improvisation... Read more

News In Depth on 05/26/16

Airs at: Thu, 05/26/2016 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth

Voices from Anacortes Protests

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In the first of a two-part series, this week Desiree Hellegers shares field recordings she made in Anacortes, WA where dozens of kayaktivists were arrested for protesting the Tesoro fossil fuel plant recently.  You can find her article about recent protests, "'Energy Wit... Read more

THE GENIUS OF BIRDS

Airs at: Mon, 05/16/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The idea that birds are not particularly smart is so culturally ingrained that we refer to someone who is not intelligent as “bird brained.” But researchers have found that birds are actually incredibly smart and have some abilities that far surpass that of humans. The Clar... Read more

The Digital Divide for May 2016

Airs at: Fri, 05/13/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
Tune in Friday, May 13th, 2016 for a super geeky discussion of how we can use math and stuff to help solve some of lifes most vexing puzzles such as where should we go to dinner and world peace. Host Rabia Yeaman interviews Brian Christian, co-author of the new book "ALGOR... Read more

The Genius Myth

Airs at: Fri, 05/06/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Ani and Lyn are very pleased indeed to welcome back to Positvely Revolting, author, mythological scholar, and riveting speaker Michael Meade. We'll be having an in-depth conversation with Michael about his new book The Genius Myth. This book draws on decades of his work ... Read more

City Of Women: Who is Wendy Carlos?

Airs at: Fri, 04/29/2016 at 3:00am - 5:30pm
Produced for City of Women
Listening to music on the radio, if you are so inclined,  you will not hear many female led vocals. Especially if you are listening to mainstream music. Country Western, Blue Grass and RnB have more female voices. Punk Rock is getting there, some electronica, yes. But, it i... Read more