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All Recent Audio Archives
“La Boheme” & “Bloody, Bloody, Andrew Jackson” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 10, 2014 | 12:00 pmBen Wager from the Lyric Opera of Kansas City talks about their performance of "La Boheme", and Eric Bikales, Guy Gardner and Mathew Pierce chat about upcoming Barn Players productions.
MO CURE With Keith Brown El, Filmaker Greg Williams and More ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 10, 2014 | 9:00 amKeith gave the keynote address at the MO CURE state convention last year and Filmmaker Greg Williams talks about his film "The Anonymous People.
ArtsEcoVillage and Urban Planning ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 10, 2014 | 6:00 pmHost Richard Mabion talks with UMKC's Program Director of Urban Planning, Associate Professor Michael Frisch, as well as Zay Thompson and Stacy Lindgren, co-founders of Kansas City ART's Ecovillage
Union-Busting, Mexico Style ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 6, 2014 | 6:00 pmMany people know that NAFTA has been a disaster for Mexican workers, with lost jobs, increasing poverty and pressure to migrate, but few here have heard of the resistance by Mexican workers to privatization of vast sectors of the economy and to union busting.
Comcast/Time Warner Merger: A Disaster for Consumers ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 6, 2014 | 9:00 amTom Klammer will have Free Press Policy Director Matt Wood on the phone to talk about the proposed Comcast/Time Warner merger, and the mess it will create for consumers, as well as for net neutrality.
Blue Springs “Jungle Book” and Yiddish Vaudeville ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 3, 2014 | 12:00 pm6 members of The Blue Springs City Theater discuss the current production of "The Jungle Book" and the whys, wherefores, humor, and background of Yiddish Vaudeville are discussed.
Radioactive Magazine & Shots In The Night ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 6, 2014 | 7:00 pmWe feature another edition of Radioactive Magazine at 7PM, which will feature Linda Neville of Move On dot Org will interview three delegates from Witness For Peace.
Al Gore on Climate Change at the Folk Alliance Conference in Kansas City ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 3, 2014 | 6:00 pmFormer Vice President Al Gore was in Kansas City on February 22nd to make a presentation on climate change at the Folk Alliance Conference. KKFI was on hand to record this event for you
Puppies On Parole and Brokering Isreali-Palestinian Peace ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 3, 2014 | 9:00 amGeorge Lombardi Director of MODOC on his pet project to save both dogs and inmates. Josh Ruebner Author of "Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace
NNU Nurses Save Lives, Show Union Solidarity In Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 27, 2014 | 6:00 pmWe travel with National Nurses United to the Phillipines to hear about their RNRN program. That's Registered Nurses Response Network. They have sent several teams of nurses to give care and build international solidarity in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda.
Panel Discussion of the Affordable Care Act ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 27, 2014 | 7:00 pmThis one hour special by Radioactive Magazine featured an in depth discussion of the Affordable Care Act. The panel of experts explored the question of whether the ACA (aka Obamacare) met the goals of increasing coverage, cutting health care costs, and increasing health care efficiency.
Keystone PipeLIES Exposed & The TPP ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 27, 2014 | 9:00 amDave Saldana is in the studio to discuss his film on the Keystone Pipeline proposal, and Hank van den Berg will be on the show to discuss the ramifications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Movie Review: “The Past” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 25, 2014 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders give their takes on Asghar Farhadi's Iran-via-Paris drama The Past (Le Passé), starring Bérénice Bejo and Tahar Rahim.
Movie Reviews: Pompeii, 3 Days to Kill, Barefoot ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 24, 2014 | 10:58 amRuss Simmons gives us a look at visual epic Pompeii, In Secret with Jessica Lange, Kevin Costner's Three Days To Kill, and romantic drama Barefoot.
“New Letters on the Air” with Angela Elam ORIGINAL BROADCAST: March 5, 2014 | 12:00 pmAngela Elam, who has been host of "New Letters On The Air" since 1996, will share her experiences with this award-winning show.
Kansas City Rep and She & Her Productions ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 24, 2014 | 12:00 pmThe Kansas City Rep's latest offering, "When I Come To Die", as well as "Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde: The Musical.
Community Right to Know: Informing Citizens about the Chemical Industry ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 24, 2014 | 6:00 pmGuests include a technical expert from EPA, Region 7 Headquarters
Dr. Christi Griffin of The Ethics Project in St. Louis and Lawrence Ghana Hays Death Penalty Abolitionist ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 24, 2014 | 9:00 amDr Griffin on the negative effects of the prison industrial complex and Lawrence G Hayes on the death penalty.
Run the Streetcars Non-Union? & Bandleader Lance Canales ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 20, 2014 | 6:00 pmKC is all excited about new streetcars, but City Manager Troy Schulte wants them on the cheap. Then, we interview bandleader Lance Canales, in town for the Folk Alliance Convention. Lance spearheaded The Deportee Headstone Project.
Movie Review: “The Monuments Men” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 18, 2014 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ and Susan review The Monuments Men, directed and acted in by George Clooney, about the men who risked their lives to protect international treasures and works of art from the Nazis in WWII.
Smart Growth ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 17, 2014 | 6:00 pmAs the Kansas City region gets ready for the Intermodal Hub, Richard Mabion explores how environmental impact can be mitigated.
Movie Reviews: Robocops, About Last Night, Gloria, and More ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 17, 2014 | 10:58 amThe remakes of Robocop and About Last Night are previewed by Russ Simmons, as is A Winter's Tale with Colin Farrell, Asghar Farhadi's The Past, Chilean film Gloria, and the remake of 1981's Endless Love.
Corps of Engineers Annual Report ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 19, 2014 | 12:00 pmWe present the annual report from the U.S. Corps of Engineers--a retrospect on 2013, and what projects they've got in store for the 2014 calendar year.
Kansas City Ballet & “Journey’s End” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 17, 2014 | 12:00 pmMichael Pink and Ramona Pansegrau of the KC Ballet discuss "Dracula", and Mathew Naylor and Jon Rensenhouse talk about WWI project "Journey's End".
Legislative Preview with Representative Brandon Ellington and Living At The City Union Mission – Personal Accounts ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 17, 2014 | 9:00 amRepresentative Brandon Ellington tell us about the 2014 Legislative session and Jeffrey and Roosevelt, two residents of the City Union Mission tell their personal stories.
Were The Workers Left In The Rubble? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 13, 2014 | 6:00 pmWe return to the Bangladesh factory collapse with the International Labor Rights Forum and ask "'Were The Workers Left In The Rubble?"
“The Empire Lobbies Back”: The Cable Industry Monopoly ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 13, 2014 | 9:00 amTodd O'Boyle and Christopher Mitchell will be on the show to talk about proposed legislation in Kansas, written by a cable industry lobbyist, that according to Mitchell would, if passed, "create some of the most draconian limits on building networks we have seen in any state."
Movie Review: “Labor Day” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 11, 2014 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ Simmons gives us a look at visual epic Pompeii, In Secret with Jessica Lange, Kevin Costner's Three Days To Kill, and romantic drama Barefoot.
Is It Okay to Eat the Fish? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 10, 2014 | 6:00 pmElaine Geisel will talk about the Fukushima radiation scare in bluefin tuna and the
whole concept of sustainable fisheries. We will then talk with Laura Calwell, Keeper of the Kaw River, about
problems with eating freshwater fish in Kansas.
Movie Reviews: Legos, Monuments, Vampires and A Field in England ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 10, 2014 | 10:58 amRuss Simmons profiles cartoon satire The Lego Movie, The Monuments Men starring George Clooney, teen comedy Vampire Academy, and horror film A Field In England, set in 1648.
“State of the City” with Mayor Sly James ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 12, 2014 | 12:00 pmKansas City, Missouri Mayor Sylvester James continues our decades-long annual tradition with a mayoral presentation on the state of Kansas City, Missouri.
Fine Arts Chorale & Journeyman Theatre ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 10, 2014 | 12:00 pmMichael Hogge chats with the Fine Arts Chorale about their Valentine's Day spectacular and to members of the Journeyman Theatre Company about "The Importance Of Being Earnest".
The Militarization Of Local Police And The Wyandot Center Crisis Clinic ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 10, 2014 | 9:00 amLocal Defense Attorney and former Wyandotte County prosecutor Brian Leininger on the militarization of our police forces and Wyandot Center provides Community Behavioural Healthcare to the residents of Wyandotte County.
Legislative Issues ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 8, 2014 | 3:00 pmGuests Mike Caddell and Anne Pritchett join Sharon Lockhart and Amy Bell in discussing some of the legislation that is set to be voted on in the State of Kansas during this legislative session.
Memorializing Pete Seeger & Will ERISA Get the Kiss of Death? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 6, 2014 | 6:00 pmThis week, we pay tribute to the late Pete Seeger, and talk about the proposed changes to ERISA, the pension law.
Past Story Updates and XL Pipeline Protests ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 3, 2014 | 6:00 pmThe team will revisit some of their past show topics and provide updates on them, as well as live updates from the two Keystone XL Pipeline protests in our listening area.
“Reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr.” with Sharon Sanders Brooks ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 5, 2014 | 12:00 pmSharon Sanders will share reflections on Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy.
Storling Dance Theatre & Spinning Tree Theatre ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 3, 2014 | 12:00 pmJeremiah Enna of Storling Dance Theatre and guests from Spinning Tree Theatre will be discussing their troupe's latest projects.
Missouri ERA Ratification Efforts ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 1, 2014 | 3:00 pmRepresentatives from Missouri NOW and the Missouri Women's Political Caucus talk about their new efforts to pass the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Faces and Voices – Recovery From Addiction with Gloria Nepote and KKFI Pledge Drive ORIGINAL BROADCAST: February 3, 2014 | 9:00 amGloria Nepote will talk about Faces and Voices an effort to encourage recovering addicts to tell their story of recovery.
The TPP: On A Roll; Still Flushable ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 30, 2014 | 6:00 pmThe Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP: it's the new NAFTA-style trade agreement the President is pushing.
“Transportation in Metropolitan Kansas City” with Ron Achelpohl ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 29, 2014 | 12:00 pmRon Achelpohl will discuss progress toward meeting transportation needs in the huge geographic area of Metro KC.
Johnson County Update ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 27, 2014 | 6:00 pmCo-hosts Craig Lubow and Elaine Geisel interview Johnson County Commissioner Ed Peterson.
JoJR Talks COINTELPRO With Lewis Diuguid and Eapan Thampy Updates On Cannabis, Colorado, Washington and Missouri ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 27, 2014 | 9:00 amLewis Diuguid on COINTELPRO then and now. Ephan Thampy on the roll out of recreational cannabis in CO and WA.
‘Romeo & Juliet’ and City In Motion ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 27, 2014 | 12:00 pmGuests from the Kansas City Rep Theatre and City In Motion Dance Company discuss their latest projects.
Trans Talk: Challenges of Undocumented Transgender Immigrants and AB1266 – The School Opportunity and Success Act ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 25, 2014 | 1:00 pmTrans Talk, this week’s edition of The Tenth Voice, is hosted by Sandra Meade and produced by Linda Wilson. On this show we explore the challenges faced by undocumented transgender immigrants who end up in the United States immigration system. We'll also learn the truth about AB 1266, The School Opportunity and Success Act for transgender students which went into effect in California on January 1st, 2014.
Public Education: Is This The End? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 23, 2014 | 6:00 pmDo privatizers have the Kansas City School District in their sites? Are we looking at the end of public educational we know it in KCMO?
Waking From The Nightmare: Renewing Dr. King’s Poor People’s Campaign ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 23, 2014 | 7:00 pmWe present a special broadcast of the Waking From The Nightmare: Renewing Dr. King's Poor People's Campaign community forum.
Take Two: “Her” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 21, 2014 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons discuss the Oscar-nominated science-fiction romance Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlet Johansson.
EJ for MLK ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 20, 2014 | 6:00 pmA discussion of environmental justice on Martin Luther King Day
Movie Reviews: August: Osage County, Her, Lone Survivor, and Jack Ryan ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 20, 2014 | 10:58 amRuss Simmons gives us a preview of August: Osage County with Meryl Streep, Her starring Joaquin Phoenix, and much more.
“Liberate the Internet!” with Isaac Wilder ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 22, 2014 | 12:00 pmIsaac Wilder will describe efforts to decentralize the global internet by creating an ex-corporate, independent peer-to-peer network.
Chestnut Fine Arts Center & Theatre For Young America ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 20, 2014 | 12:00 pmMembers of the Chestnut Fine Arts Center in Olathe and the Theatre For Young America will be in the studio to discuss their latest theatrical offerings.
By Any Means Necessary: Execution Missouri Style and Restorative Justice In Our Community And Our Schools ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 20, 2014 | 9:00 amIs Missouri breaking its own laws to execute the condemned? Can Restorative Justice change our community for the better?
Labor Marchers for Civil Rights ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 16, 2014 | 6:00 pmWe'll talk to Kansas City veterans of the civil rights movement who marched for freedom and who fought to make our unions welcoming to all.
Russ Simmons Reviews the Worst Movies of 2013 ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 14, 2014 | 10:58 amRuss Simmons gives his Worst Of… picks for 2013.
Take Two: “The Great Beauty” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 14, 2014 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ and Susan discuss Italian film A Great Beauty by Jep Cambardella.
Richard’s 2013 in Review ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 13, 2014 | 6:00 pmWe finally present Richard Mabion's 2013 Year in Review--all things that impacted us environmentally here in the KC metro, and the issues that fired us up will be analyzed as we officially ring in 2014.
The Barn Players & the Charlotte Street Foundation ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 13, 2014 | 12:00 pmThe Barn Players' latest production and the latest from the Charlotte Street Foundation are highlighted this afternoon.
Bessie House and Faces and Voices of Recovery ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 13, 2014 | 9:00 amBessie’s House is where people of the street can come to find a safe place and Listening to the voices of recovering addicts to help others get help.
Peter, Peter, Social Security Eater! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 9, 2014 | 6:00 pmEver wonder why Washington is so obsessed with deficits? Meet Pete Peterson, the billionaire who spent almost half a billion to get politicians to focus on the deficit rather than jobs and economic growth.
Global Warming and Gaia Theory ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 6, 2014 | 6:00 pmCraig Lubow's guest will be David Mitchell, an activist in 350.org and the interim director of Citizens Climate Lobby.
Take Two: “The Wolf Of Wall Street” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 7, 2014 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders chat about Martin Scorcese's raunchy, Oscar-nominated film The Wolf Of Wall Street
Movie Reviews: Fruitvale Station, American Hustle and More ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 6, 2014 | 10:58 amRuss gives his picks for Best Films of 2013.
“What’s Happening in Jackson County?” with Scott Burnett ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 8, 2014 | 12:00 pmWhat is happening in Jackson County now? What might we see in the future? Just what does the Jackson County Legislature do?
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre & JCC ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 6, 2014 | 12:00 pmGuests from the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre and the Jewish Community Center talk about their upcoming productions.
Leave All Hope Behind: What Happens When the Jury Says Guilty? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 6, 2014 | 9:00 amAttorney David Bell and Macy Jones talk with Alvin Kirksey-Bey and Ardith (Sunshine) Smith about their experiences in County jail and what happens when you get to the penitentiary.
Bob McChesney: Dollarocracy ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 2, 2014 | 6:00 pmHear Bob McChesney chat with us about his book Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America, plus another edition of Labor: The Next Generation.
Dr. Ed Weisbart of PNHP MO on Single Payer Healthcare ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 2, 2014 | 9:00 amDr. Weisbart of St. Louis was in Kansas City in December for several speaking engagements including a presentation at the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri Kansas City on the theme of “Health Care Reform: What’s Here? What’s Coming? What’s Missing?
Radioactive Magazine ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 16, 2014 | 7:00 pmCraig Lubow will helm Radioactive Magazine to discuss the unfortunate, yet growing problem of wrongful convictions.
Circle of Love: The Soul-Journey of Emanuel Swedenborg ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 1, 2014 | 6:30 pm"...He would see that which earthly eyes do not see: the fierce geometry, the crystal labyrinth of God and the sordid milling of infernal delights."--JL Borges
“Press Coverage of Mideast Conflicts” with Steven Youngblood ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 1, 2014 | 12:00 pmHow does the US media report on the Mideast, such as the tendency to personify an enemy to better sell military intervention?
Ender’s Game and KKFI shop talk ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 30, 2013 | 12:00 pmRepeat of an interview with science fiction author Orson Scott Card about the book and film "Ender's Game". Second part of the show is a group of KKFI insiders talking shop including the infamous Ed Asner interview.
Radioactive Magazine: The Truth about the TPP ORIGINAL BROADCAST: January 2, 2014 | 7:00 pmWill this secretive trade agreement cause more harm than NAFTA?
EcoRadio KC Year-End Wrap-Up ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 30, 2013 | 6:00 pmWhat was the year 2013 like in the world of environmental activism?
Year End Legal Review With a Panel of Local Lawyers and Your Calls ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 30, 2013 | 9:00 amTune in to our Hosts Robin Martinez and David Bell as they are joined by other local attorneys and You to review some of 2013's big legal stories.
Trans Talk: Transgender Youth and Come as You Are ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 28, 2013 | 1:00 pmThis week's edition of The Tenth Voice is Trans Talk, hosted by Sandra Meade. The interview guests include a brave young trans youth, Isaac, as well as Danna Wheeldon and Caroline Gibbs joining us in the studio once again.
Single Payer Healthcare ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 28, 2013 | 3:00 pmSharon sits down with the MO Chair of PNHP to talk about single payer healthcare. The second half of the show will feature personal accounts of the Affordable Care Act.
A 2013 Retrospect With Ray McGovern! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 26, 2013 | 9:00 amIt's a rehash of the year that was 2013.
Take Two: “Out Of The Furnace” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 24, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ and Susan chat about Scott Cooper's Out Of The Furnace, starring Christian Bale and Casey Affleck.
Sound, video, music and wild Puritan women. ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 23, 2013 | 12:00 pmRossana Jeran, film maker and VJ, and Christopher Taylor, singer/songwriter, discuss their production of "Transformatron", a fusion of modern rock, video, and sound that they will present at the Record Bar. Bill Rogers, playwright, and Daniel Doss, musical director, discuss their new musical "Wild and Willful Women" about the wild Puritan women in colonial Massachusetts.
Anchorman 2, American Hustle, Saving Mr Banks, Inside Llewyn Davis and More ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 23, 2013 | 10:58 amFilms highlighted this week include Anchorman 2, Walking With Dinosaurs, Saving Mr. Banks, and American Hustle.
BAT ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 21, 2013 | 3:00 pmCo-Host Anne Pritchett talks education with Mark Naison, PhD, cofounder of BAT (Badass Teachers), an organization of teachers speaking out about the state of public education in America today. The second half of the show features a personal account of domestic abuse, an important subject for the holiday season, when incidents of domestic violence tend to increase.
Three Safe Havens For Women and Children In Distress and MOCSA – The Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 23, 2013 | 9:00 amwe talk with representatives of three shelters for women escaping from physical and emotional abuse. Then MOCSA about their hotline, advocacy and counseling and support services for rape survivors.
Affordable Care Act ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 19, 2013 | 6:00 pmAFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has said, “And let me be frank: I am deeply troubled by the way the Affordable Care Act has been administered. Too many calls seem to have been made in the interests of insurance companies and employers. The law is far from perfect…. And yet the ACA gives millions of America’s families access to quality health care they desperately need.” On this week’s Heartland Labor Forum we ask, Are Employers Feasting on Obamacare?
Danny Schechter on “Madiba” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 19, 2013 | 9:00 amDanny Schechter is in to chat about his latest book.
Naturalists ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 16, 2013 | 6:00 pmHost Elaine Geisel interviews two naturalists about their respective work
Directors of KC Rep Christmas Shows and Owen/Cox Dance Company ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 16, 2013 | 12:00 pmThe two directors of the KC Rep Christmas Shows, Kyle Hatley and Jerry Genochio, discuss this season's Christmas Shows: The Christmas Carol and Santa Land Diaries. The Owen/Cox Dance Company discuss their upcoming show for the Christmas season, an interpretive show of the Nutcracker called "The Nutcracker and The Mouse King." where the Mouse King is the evil entity.
Alcohol Part III – A Pschiatrist’s Look at Alcohol Use And Abuse and A Personal Story of Alcohol Addiction and Rehabilitation ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 16, 2013 | 9:00 amDr Subbu Sarma, s Psychiatrist looks at alcohol addiction and Liz Henry tells her personal story of addiction and rehabilitation
Movie Reviews: The Hobbit, Armstrong Lie, Madea’s Christmas ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 16, 2013 | 10:58 amThe Hobbit's second installment, The Armstrong Lie and Madea's Christmas are highlighted.
Activist Stephanie Mott ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 14, 2013 | 3:00 pmThis Saturday's show will feature Stephanie Mott feminist and trans activist from the Topeka area. We will learn about the Womyn Rising conference being held in Topeka on February 15th. We will also have co-host and storyteller Molly Postlewait on the show with us.
Gabe and Brian Adopt a Daughter, and “One” magazine 1953-1967 ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 14, 2013 | 1:00 pmHost: Pierce Patterson
Topics: Same-sex Adoption & the Evolution of LGBT Rights
“The Right to Stay Home”, 100th Anniversary of the Assembly Line ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 12, 2013 | 6:00 pmDid you know that 11 percent of Mexico's population lives north of the border? Did you know that the decision to migrate is rarely voluntary?
Abrupt Impacts of Climate Change ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 12, 2013 | 9:00 amJim White, Director of the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research and a professor of Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, will be Tom's guest this morning.
“What is Manhood Today?” with Rodney Knott ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 11, 2013 | 12:00 pmRodney Knott formed ReEngage, a Kansas City non-profit dedicated to helping young males become men.
Nuns Try to Thwart Nasty Pipeline Habit ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 9, 2013 | 6:00 pmThe Williams Corp. of Tulsa, Okla., in partnership with the Boardwalk Pipeline Partners of Houston, has proposed construction of an interstate pipeline from two separate natural gas shales in western Pennsylvania and southeast Ohio through Kentucky. If built, the pipeline would transport natural gas liquids such as ethane, butane and propane from a developing natural gas exploration market in the northeast United States to an export complex on the Gulf Coast. From there, the natural gas liquids, often called NGL, would be shipped overseas for use in the construction of plastics, synthetics and rubber.
Take Two: “Philomena” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 10, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders give their reviews of Philomena, based on a true story and starring Dame Judi Dench and Steve Coogan.
Movie Review: Out of the Furnace and Tivoli’s Kickstarter ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 9, 2013 | 10:58 amChristian Bale's new movie is discussed, along with the Tivoli Theatre's Kickstarter campaign.
The Barn Players & Westport Center For The Arts ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 9, 2013 | 12:00 pmGuests from The Barn Players and The Westport Center For The Arts will be in to discuss their latest offerings.
The Sentencing Project Works For Fairness and Christmas In Prison Reprise ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 9, 2013 | 9:00 amA conversation with Marc Mauer, Executive Director of The Sentencing Project and Christmas behind bars, a story of hope and renewal.
Toys and Gender ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 7, 2013 | 3:00 pmSociologists and moms, Emily Jones and Anna Ludwig, discuss what the toy isle is teaching children and what can be done to make sure that little girls don't get the short end of the stick when it comes to their intellectual development.
It’s The Scrooge Show! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 5, 2013 | 6:00 pmWho's in the running to be named the greediest, cold-hearted CEO, politician, corporation or one-percenter?
Trans-Pacific Partnership Revelations ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 5, 2013 | 9:00 amTom Klammer speaks with Public Citizen's Peter Maybarduk about the Trans-Pacific Partnership and recent leaks given to Wikileaks
“Why Can’t the Richest Nation on the Planet Get Education Right?” with Bernard Franklin ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 4, 2013 | 12:00 pmHow is it that the richest nation has one of the most broken education systems in the world?
Sarah Baird on Holiday Ecology Impact; Bill McKibben on Tar Sands ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 2, 2013 | 6:00 pmHost John Kurmann discusses the background and ecological impact of the Christmas Holiday Buying Season, presents an interview with Bill McKibben, and an update on the Tarsands Pipeline.
Kansas City Ballet & Quality Hill Playhouse ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 2, 2013 | 12:00 pmHoliday shows from the Kansas City Ballet and Quality Hill Playhouse are highlighted.
Take Two: “Nebraska” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 17, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders tackle Bruce Dern's latest movie, the melancholy Nebraska, directed by Alexander Payne, and also starring Will Forte.
Show-Me Cannabis Update and Brother John Local Story Teller and Cultural Educator ORIGINAL BROADCAST: December 2, 2013 | 9:00 amActivist Amber Langston of Show Me Cannabis and Brother John, local interactive, motivational, storyteller and cultural historian
KCAVP Winter Wonder Ball and the 2013 – a year in review ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 30, 2013 | 1:00 pmOn this episode, the Tenth Voice gang talk about the KCAVP Winter Wonder Ball and review historical highlights from the previous year.
The Mankind Project and Uzazi Village ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 30, 2013 | 3:00 pmMark Zwahl from the Mankind Project joins Co-hosts Elaine Giessel and Amy Bell to talk about responsible and emotionally secure masculinity. In the second half of the show Elaine and Amy talk with Sherry Payne RN, MSN, CNE, IBCLC about the health disparity facing mothers of color in the Kansas City area.
Trottin’ With the Turkeys! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 28, 2013 | 6:00 pmWe'll be trotting with the turkeys as we hold a celebratory Thanksgiving Music Special, featuring music with a message for our modern day.
Freeze Frame: November 22-28, 2013 ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 25, 2013 | 10:58 amThe Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Delivery Man, Dallas Buyers Club and Kill Your Darlings are covered.
Local Environmental Issues Call-In Show with Richard Mabion ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 25, 2013 | 6:00 pmHost Richard Mabion opens the phones to listeners to discuss a wide range of environmental issues.
Survival 2013 – Richard Tripp Of COPP and Harvesters With Ellen Feldhausen ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 25, 2013 | 9:00 amKeith Brown El talks with Richard Tripp about Care of Poor People's Survival 2013 event and Allie Catherine Bush talks with Ellen Feldhausen of Harvesters.
Take Two: November 22-28, 2013 ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 25, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Controversial film "Blue Is The Warmest Color" is highlighted.
Blue Springs City Theatre & Jewish Community Center ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 25, 2013 | 12:00 pmHoliday productions from the Blue Springs City Theatre and the Jewish Community Center are highlighted.
Trans Talk: Spouses of Trans People ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 23, 2013 | 1:00 pmThis edition of "Trans Talk" on The Tenth Voice will feature spouses of trans people
Immigration ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 23, 2013 | 3:00 pmGuests Angela Ferguson and Catalina Velarde discuss immigration law, and the challenges to immigrants wishing to get or maintain their legal status in the United States. With surprising statistics about who exactly is affected by our current immigration policies, Angela and Catalina paint a vibrant picture of the immigration landscape in America today.
Labor: The Next Generation ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 21, 2013 | 6:00 pmThey're diverse, they're tech-savvy, and they're exploited. They're young workers, and unions want them.
Danny Schecter: News Dissector! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 21, 2013 | 9:00 amTom Klammer is excited to welcome Danny Schecter, author/blogger of The News Dissector, to the KKFI airwaves for an exclusive interview.
Claire of the Sea Light ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 20, 2013 | 12:00 pmAward-winning Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat discusses her latest novel, "Claire of the Sea Light" and her career as a writer and actress.
Interview with UMKC Professor Michael Frisch ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 18, 2013 | 6:00 pmProfessor Michael Frisch discusses urban planning and design. What does this have to do with ecology? His background in environmental planning and the 8 years he worked with Barry Commoner have convinced him that urban planning and design has everything to do with ecology and environmental issues.
“All Is Lost” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 18, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ and Susan chat about Robert Redford's solo turn in the movie All Is Lost, an American survival film written and directed by J. C. Chandor.
Egads Theatre Company & ‘Bloody But Unbowed’ ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 18, 2013 | 12:00 pmThe latest production by the Egads Theatre Company and the newest book by Ron Roberts are profiled this afternoon.
Ten Thousand Villages and The Tasteful Olive ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 16, 2013 | 3:00 pmSharon Lockhart and Amy Bell interview business women from Downtown Overland Park.
Saving the Tivoli and Fostering & Adopting ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 16, 2013 | 1:00 pmElizabeth talks about the "Save the Tivoli" campaign and fostering and adopting.
The VA Commits To Ending Homelessness Among Veterans And A Local Initiative To Build The First Homeless Vets Campus In The Country ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 18, 2013 | 9:00 amThe VA wants to eliminate homelessness among veterans by the end of 2015 and Catholic Charities is building a local center to help.
Pilfering Your Pension and KU Nurses Association: Defending Quality Patient Care ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 14, 2013 | 6:00 pmMany workers are facing pension cuts. Are they justified? Why should retirees pay for something they didn't cause?
Pro-Immigrant Rally and Turning Combat Boots into Plowshares ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 13, 2013 | 12:00 pmThere was a pro immigrant rally at the Liberty Memorial on Saturday, and the retirement of the AFSC's Eyes Wide Open exhibit on Sunday. KKFI was on hand to record both.
Oscar Hijuelos ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 13, 2013 | 12:00 pmOscar Hijuelos, Pulitzer Prize winning author of "The Mambo Kings Sing Songs of Love" passed away in October, 2013. This 2011 interview highights his final two books, his memoir "Thoughts Without Cigarettes" and his last novel, "Beautiful Maria of My Soul."
Biomimicry ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 11, 2013 | 6:00 pmKansas City Eco-troubadour and environmentalist, Stan Slaughter has been delving into the growing field of biomimicry. He says that it could be as big as the internet. He'll talk to Elaine Geisel about this fascinating topic.
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 11, 2013 | 12:00 pmThe first half guest is Tim Braselton, the music director of the MET production of "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying". The second half guest is Dr. Andrew Granade, the artistic chair of New Ear (a contemporary chamber ensemble).
“12 Years A Slave” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 11, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders discuss their takes on 12 Years A Slave, a British-American epic historical drama film.
What Is Your Response When The Nazis Come To Town? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 11, 2013 | 9:00 amWho are the National Socialist Movement and why are people protesting their demonstration?
KC Legal Updates and Male Shame, Sexual Expressions, & Religion ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 9, 2013 | 1:00 pmIn his first segment, Pierce will talk with Elizabeth Hodges-Williams's and Jacob McMillian from KC Legal.
In his second segment, he speaks with the author Dr. Darrel Ray on to discuss male shame as related to sexual expression, often brought on by religious teaching.
Coleen Rowley returns to Tell Somebody! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 7, 2013 | 9:00 amFormer FBI agent, whistleblower, and Time Magazine co-person of the year Coleen Rowley returns to Tell Somebody.
Can the Boss Do That? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 7, 2013 | 6:00 pmMany employers these days tell workers they're contractors and need to pay their own taxes and work comp insurance. Can they do that?
“America’s Back Porch Is No Longer in its Back Pocket” with Father Michael Gillgannon ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 6, 2013 | 12:00 pmWhat are the implications of recent, historic changes in the politics, culture and religion in Latin America?
Cleanup up of the Old Kansas City Weapons Plant plus EPA listening Session Update ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 4, 2013 | 6:00 pmKansas City is now in the WMD business with a brand spanking new weapons plant, but who will clean up the old one?
Also, Richard Mabion files a report from the EPA listening session taking place on Monday. This is one of only 12 taking place throughout the country.
Care of Poor People Winter Survival 2013 and The Second Chance Reentry Program Works To Ease The Return To Society ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 4, 2013 | 9:00 amCare of Poor People Winter Survival 2013 and The Second Chance Reentry Program Works To Ease The Return To Society
“12 Years A Slave”, “Ender’s Game”, “Last Vegas”, “About Time”, “Wadjda”, “Muscle Shoals” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 4, 2013 | 10:58 amToday's films covered by host Russ Simmons are 12 Years A Slave starring Michael Fassbender, Ender's Game starring Harrison Ford, the geriatric comedy Last Vegas starring Robert DeNiro, About Time starring Bill Nighy and Rachael McAdams, the Saudi Arabian film Wadjda starring Waad Mohammed, and the collaborative music film Muscle Shoals.
Loss, Grief, & Support in the KC LGBT Community ORIGINAL BROADCAST: November 2, 2013 | 1:00 pmThis week Aaron Sherman & Brent Husher are talking about several important subjects - loss, grief, suicide and support.
Our studio guests include John Moriarty and Milton Arganbright. John founded LGBT Grief Support KC in June 2013 after the loss of his partner in January of the same year. Milton, a retired psychiatrist, is a member of LGBT Grief Support KC.
Halloween Horrors on Wall Street, plus ‘New Kid’ ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 31, 2013 | 6:00 pmWhat is the the trillion dollar industry that owns everything? Also, a look at the anti-bullying play 'New Kid'.
“KC: Linchpin in Nuclear Weapons Production or 50 Ways to Leave Your Nukes!” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 31, 2013 | 9:00 amJay Coghlan Executive Director Nuclear Watch New Mexico returns to the show to talk about his upcoming trip to Kansas City
Press Conference: U.S. Use of Drones for Clandestine Attacks ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 30, 2013 | 12:00 pmA joint press confrence held by Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch last week
Jay Coghlan Returns ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 31, 2013 | 9:00 amJay Coghlan returns to KKFI to chat about his upcoming area talks entitled: "KC: Linchpin in Nuclear Weapons Production, or 50 Ways to Leave Your Nukes!"
“Louder Than a Bomb” Filmmaker, plus Death Penalty Drug Protocol In Missouri ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 28, 2013 | 9:00 amLouder Than A Bomb founder, Kevin Coval and local organizer Paul Richardson. Then Joe Luby of The Death Penalty Litigation Clinic.
‘Ain’t Misbehavin” and The White Theatre ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 28, 2013 | 12:00 pmGuests from the Spinning Tree Theatre are in the studio today to discuss their upcoming performance of "Ain't Misbehavin'", and information about The White Theatre's production of 'Les Miserables' is given.
“The Counselor”, “Bad Grandpa”, “A Touch Of Sin”, “The Summit”, Glenwood Arts Theatre showing KAN Film Fest selections ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 28, 2013 | 10:58 amRuss Simmons previews new movies opening this week: The Counselor starring Michael Fassbender, Johnny Knoxville's Bad Grandpa, Chinese-language film A Touch of Sin, and true-life climbing adventure The Summit. Also, he tells of the KAN Film Festival selections receiving a limited edition screening at the Glenwood Arts Theatre.
Power Shift Conference & Wildwood ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 28, 2013 | 6:00 pmWe'll chat with students from Kansas University who attended the Power Shift conference for environmental justice.
TransTalk – with Monica Roberts (TransGriot) and Justin Shaw (KCAVP) ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 26, 2013 | 1:00 pmSandra Meade talks with special guest Monica Roberts about the long history of trans people of color in the LGBT rights movement, erasure and minimization of their contributions to said history, and the disparate challenges faced by trans people of color today.
Nest up, Sandra talks with Justin Shaw, Executive Director at Kansas City Anti-Violence Project (KCAVP), about awareness about violence against trans people, and especially trans people of color. This is an important topic as the transgender community prepares for another Transgender Day of Remembrance coming up on November 20th.
Meet Tim Sheard! And Solidarity Singers Arrested ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 24, 2013 | 6:00 pmWhy is Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker arresting singers?
Survival 13 for the Homeless with Richard Tripp & Duane Skjervem ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 24, 2013 | 9:00 amCare of Poor People, Inc.'s Survival 13 event for the homeless is highlighted this morning.
NSA Spying ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 23, 2013 | 12:00 pmTonight on the All Souls Forum, we'll sit in on a panel discussion on our federal government spying on its own citizens.
US Attorney Barry Grisson On Human Trafficking And Pete Smith, President of Midwest Innocence Project ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 21, 2013 | 9:00 amUS Attorney Barry Grisson On Human Trafficking And Pete Smith, President of Midwest Innocence Project
“Carrie”, “The Fifth Estate”, “The Escape Plan”, “Concussion” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 21, 2013 | 10:58 amToday on Freeze Frame, Russ Simmons gives us a glimpse into the upcoming films Carrie, the reboot starring Chloe Grace Moretz, WikiLeaks biopic The Fifth Estate starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Escape Plan starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, and Concussion starring Robin Weigert.
“Captain Phillips” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 21, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders chat about Captain Phillips, an American action thriller based on real events surrounding the Somalian pirate takeover of a cargo ship, directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi.
Recycling and Brownfields Hazardous Waste ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 21, 2013 | 6:00 pmA discussion of the hazardous waste efforts in Wyandotte County is the featured topic.
The KC Rep and UMKC Theatre Department ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 21, 2013 | 12:00 pmThe latest Kansas City Rep production is discussed, along with the fall/winter season for the UMKC Theatre Department.
Mid America Freedom Band & KC Legal ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 19, 2013 | 1:00 pmThis episode features interviews from the Mid America Freedom Band and KC Legal
The IPCC Report on Climate Change ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 17, 2013 | 9:00 amProof that climate change is man-made.
High-Tech Guest Workers & Peabody Shuffle ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 17, 2013 | 6:00 pmIs there a shortage of high tech workers? Do we need to raise the quota for high tech guest workers?
The Pete O’Neal Story, Push for his Pardon and Return, with Steve Penn ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 16, 2013 | 12:00 pmPete O'Neal was charged with transporting a weapon across state lines. Out on bond, O’Neal and his wife fled to Algeria and then Tanzania where he has remained in exile. Steve Penn explores the issues surrounding his case.
Sharon Snyder, Doing The Right Thing Will Get You Fired And Heidi Boghosian on Government Spying ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 14, 2013 | 9:00 amSharon Snyder worked at the Jackson County Courthouse for 34 years and was fired for helping free, Robert Nelson an innocent man and Heidi Boghosian, Executive Director of the National Lawyers Guild on her book , Spying On Democracy: Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, and Public Resistance.
Quality Hill Playhouse & “Poor Lear”! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 14, 2013 | 12:00 pmThe latest offering from Quality Hill Playhouse and actor Alan Tilson are featured today.
“Captain Phillips”, “Machete Kills”, “Inequality For All”, “Escape From Tomorrow”, “Romeo and Juliet”, “Red Wing” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 14, 2013 | 10:58 amRuss gives us a look at movies opening this week, including true-life adventure Captain Phillips starring Tom Hanks, Grindhouse-inspired sequel Machete Kills starring Charlie Sheen and Sofia Vergara, income disparity documentary Inequality For All with Robert Reich, sci-fi flick Escape From Tomorrow directed by Randy Moore, Julian Fellowes' take on Romeo and Juliet, and Red Wing starring Bill Paxton.
Mixed Bag ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 14, 2013 | 6:00 pmJohn Kurmann brings us up to date on the No Keystone XL Pledge of Resistance
Richard Mabion welcomes Claus Wawrzinek and James Turner to talk about their Missouri Beyond Coal Sierra Club Issues.
Excerpts from this weekend's March Against Monsanto event in KC.
LGBT History Trolly Tour and Summer & Lori Osborne ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 12, 2013 | 1:00 pmKansas City LGBT History Trolly Tour with special guests Ross Freese and Stuart Hinds from GLAMA (Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America).
We'll also talk with Summer and Lori Osborne about their music, philosophy, positive energy, writing and their story.
Organizing, Politics, & Money ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 10, 2013 | 6:00 pmEric Mann has a new book out called Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer.
“Taxes and Development in Kansas City” with Troy Schulte ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 9, 2013 | 12:00 pmTroy Schulte was appointed Kansas City, Mo., City Manager on 31 May 2011, after serving as budget officer for over seven years.
March Against Monsanto II – This Time It’s Personal! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 7, 2013 | 6:00 pmAfter a rousing success in May, another March Against Monsanto action is planned for cities throughout the world on October 12th. Richard Mabion helps us sort out what is going on locally.
Kansas City Ballet & “A Lie of the Mind” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 7, 2013 | 12:00 pmMembers of the Kansas CIty Ballet will discuss "Fancy Free", and the latest offering from Johnson County Community College are profiled.
“Prisoners” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 7, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)Russ and Susan analyze Prisoners, an American thriller film directed by Denis Villeneuve.
“Gravity”, “Runner Runner”, “Good Old Frieda”, “Parkland”, “Hot Cuisine”, and 13th KAN Film Festival ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 7, 2013 | 10:58 amThis week, Russ Simmons gives us a look at Gravity starring Sandra Bullock, Runner Runner starring Justin Timberlake, Good Ol' Freda starring Zac Efron, JFK drama Parkland with Paul Giamatti, French-language film Hot Cuisine, and a glimpse into the 13th annual KAN Film Festival.
A Russian Honeymoon and the KC Care Clinic ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 5, 2013 | 1:00 pmOur own Linda Wilson and Barbara Lea will be on to discuss their recent wedding and honeymoon in Russia. With all that's going on in Russia, it will be interesting to hear their perspectives.
In the second half of the show we'll hear from from Matt Anderson from the KC Care Clinic.
The Jerry Tucker Legacy ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 3, 2013 | 6:00 pmOn October 11th-13th, longtime labor activists from all over the U.S. and Canada will hold a conference at the University of Missouri-St. Louis to memorialize labor strategist Jerry Tucker.
The Big Budget Impasse and Obamacare Gridlock ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 3, 2013 | 9:00 amWhat are the ramifications in light of an extended government shutdown?
“What’s the matter with urban schools? What can be done to help them?” with Michele Foster ORIGINAL BROADCAST: October 2, 2013 | 12:00 pmKKFI board member Michele Foster will discuss challenges and opportunities facing urban schools, and the efforts to help them improve. Her focus is on approaches that acknowledge strengths and talents of the children and capitalize on students’ assets
Haskell-Wakarusa Wetlands Debacle and More! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 30, 2013 | 6:00 pmWhat's going on with the paving over of the Haskell-Wakarusa Wetlands? Also, why does Sam Brownback want to give cattle feedlots preferential access to our depleting aquifer over crops?
“Hannah Arendt” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 30, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)This week's review is of the biopic Hannah Arendt, a German-Luxembourgian-French drama film about German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt directed by Margarethe von Trotta and starring Barbara Sukowa.
“Rush”, “Don Jon”, “Enough Said”, “Baggage Claim”, “Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2″, “Cutie And The Boxer” and the Kansas International Film Festival ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 30, 2013 | 10:58 amToday, Russ Simmons tells us about Rush starring Chris Hemsworth, Don Jon with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Enough Said with Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini, Baggage Claim with Paula Patton, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs 2 starring Bill Hader, Cutie And The Boxer starring Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, and also news about the Kansas International Film Festival.
Jewish Film Festival & Byrd Productions! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 30, 2013 | 12:00 pmThe 15th Annual Jewish Film Fest is discussed, followed by a chat with Byrd Productions.
Trans Talk: Andrea James and Dr. Darrel Ray ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 28, 2013 | 1:00 pmJoin Sandra Meade as she begins her show with by talking with Andrea James about the difficult discussion of the marginalization of the transgender community and the obstacles/public shaming faced by people who want to spend private time with them.
In the second half, Dr. Darrel Ray, Psychologist and author of Sex and God, How Religion Distorts Sexuality will discuss the concepts of shame and guilt, and how those are used as modalities for control in our culture, especially when it comes to sexuality and relationships. As always, our show will begin with news brought to us by Sandra Meade and end with the Tenth Voice Community Calendar curated by Brent Husher.
“Desegregation and World War II–Perspectives & Observations” with Joe Louis Mattox ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 25, 2013 | 12:00 pmMattox, volunteer historian and scholar at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Ctr. and State Museum in Kansas City, has penned numerous articles about civil rights, race relations in Missouri, and whites in black history–including President Harry Truman, one of the heroes of the civil rights movement.
Public Services Takeover and Climate Change ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 25, 2013 | 9:00 amProgress Michigan and the Michigan Emergency Manager law will be discussed, as well as public perceptions on global warming.
Illegal Gains Or Private Property, What is Asset Forfieture? and CSI Kansas City, A KCPD CSI Gives Us The Skinny ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 30, 2013 | 9:00 amMany people don't know that the police routinely confiscate, cars, cash, houses and more when they arrest people for crimes and that they sell that property to fund their department. Host Robin Martinez talks about Asset Forfeiture with UMKC Law Professor Sean O'Brien.
Mrs Brown – How A Good Woman’s Strength Saved Her Husband And Family AND Will The Real Carol Williams Stand Up? When Law Enforcement Gets The Wrong Person. ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 23, 2013 | 9:00 amOn this edition of Jaws of Justice Radio we highlight two strong women, Tonya Brown whose faith in God and her love of family helped turn her husband away from a life in drugs and crime and Carol Williams who was branded with the crimes of another and has suffered mightily for that false identification. Host Melvin Merritt does double duty this week.
“In A World” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 23, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)This week on Take Two, Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review In A World, directed by and starring Lake Bell in her feature-length writing, directing, and producing debut. The film follows a young woman doing voice-over work for film trailers.
“Prisoners”, “Short Term 12″, “Thanks For Sharing”, “Battle Of The Year”, “Populaire”, “Salinger”, and “Wizard of Oz: IMAX” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 23, 2013 | 10:58 amRuss gives his take on Prisoners starring Hugh Jackman and Maria Bello, Short Term 12 starring Brie Larson, Thanks For Sharing starring Mark Ruffalo, Battle of the Year starring Josh Holloway, Populaire starring Berenice Bejo, Salinger starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and Wizard of Oz in its digitally-remastered IMAX debut.
Bulldozing Teachers and Schools ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 26, 2013 | 6:00 pmHow can teachers cope with being falsely accused of abuse by students?
The Coterie & Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 23, 2013 | 12:00 pmHost Michael Hogge interviews actors and directors from The Coterie and The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre about their fall productions.
“The Insider as Outsider: Observing American Politics from Half a World Away” with Burdett Loomis ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 18, 2013 | 12:00 pmBurdett Loomis, returning from his position as 2012 Fulbright Flinders University Distinguished Chair in Adelaide, South Australia, continues to serve the University of Kansas Political Science Department.
U.S./Russia, Takes Breaks for the Rich, Wealth Gap ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 20, 2013 | 9:00 amCould U.S. - Russia Agreement on Assad's Chemical Weapons Lead to Negotiations to End Syria's Civil War?
Increased Tax Breaks for Wealthy Diverts Money That Could Benefit Americans in Need
Record U.S. Income Inequality Result of Economic Policies Benefiting the 1%
OutSpoken KC, GLAMA and Hear Me Out Toastmasters ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 21, 2013 | 1:00 pmJoin third Saturday host, Elizabeth Andersen as she talks with guests about OUTSpoken KC: Love and Marriage, GLAMA, Kansas City drag history, and Hear Me Out Toastmasters.
As always, our show will begin with news brought to us by Sandra Meade and end with the Tenth Voice Community Calendar curated by Brent Husher.
Citizens United 2.0 ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 19, 2013 | 9:00 amAn analysis of McCutcheon vs. the Federal Election Commission is the focus this morning.
“The Family”, “Insidious: Chapter 2″, “Austenland”, “In A World” and “Hannah Arendt” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 16, 2013 | 10:58 amRuss Simmons gives his take on The Family, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert DeNiro and Tommy Lee Jones, Insidious: Chapter 2 starring Rose Byrne and Patrick Wilson, Austenland starring Keri Russell, In A World starring Lake Bell, and Hannah Arendt starring Barbara Sukowa.
Recap on Last Week’s Missouri Veto Session & Bus Attacks! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 19, 2013 | 6:00 pmWhat's up with the recent rash of attacks on bus drivers? Also, an analysis of the Missouri veto session with Representative Judy Morgan.
Draw the Line to Save the Missouri River and more! ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 16, 2013 | 6:00 pmIt's a discussion about the Kansas City event to Draw The Line, including dates, times, and all the details.
You get it all in one film – France, crime, comedy, the mob, Tommy Lee, Pfeiffer and De Niro ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 16, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)The Family, also known as Malavita, is a 2013 English-language French action crime comedy film based on a novel by Tonino Benacquista and directed by Luc Besson, starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, and Dianna Agron.
ACLU fights For Mail Privileges at County Jails and The 2nd Annual Women Veterans Benefits Fair and Resource Expo ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 16, 2013 | 9:00 amMargo Patterson talks with Doug Bonney, Chief litigator for the Kansas and Western Missouri Chapter of The ACLU about rules governing the sending and recieving of mail by inmates in County jails across our Area.
Jeff Humfeld talks with Glenna Greer, Public Affairs Officer at the Kansas City VA Medical Center about the 2nd Annual Women Veterans Benefits Fair and Resource Expo. The expo will focus on introducing women Veterans to the benefits they have earned through their service to our nation.
Ray McGovern ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 12, 2013 | 9:00 amWhy is Kerry so hot to attack Syria? Did Assad order chemical attacks?
Body Image in the LGBT Community and Updates from KC Legal ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 14, 2013 | 1:00 pmSecond Saturday Host Pierce Patterson talks with Elizabeth Hodges from KC Legal for legal updates and with UMKC researchers Christopher Davids, M.A. and Laural Watson, Ph.D. about body image in the LGBT community.
Ray McGovern on Syria ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 12, 2013 | 9:00 amTom Klammer talks to former CIA analyst, Ray McGovern about Syria
Concert for the Climate ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 9, 2013 | 6:00 pmThe upcoming Concert for the Climate conference will be discussed.
“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 9, 2013 | 8:58 am (and Tuesday at 12:02 pm)On Take Two today, Russ Simmons and Susan Sanders review Ain't Them Bodies Saints, an American romantic crime drama film written and directed by David Lowery, starring Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara.
“Riddick”, “Museum Hours”, and “Adore” ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 9, 2013 | 10:58 amRuss Simmons gives his take on Riddick, a British-American science fiction film and the third installment in the The Chronicles of Riddick film series, starring Vin Diesel.
AIDS Bicycle Cruise, Heartland Men’s Chorus & UMKC LGBTQIA ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 7, 2013 | 1:00 pmOn this episode we talk about the 9th annual AIDS Bicycle Cruise, the Heartland Men's Chorus' upcoming season and all things LGBTQ at UMKC.
First Saturday hosts: Brent Husher & Aaron Sherman
A “New” AFL-CIO? ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 12, 2013 | 6:00 pmWe'll discuss what went down at the AFL-CIO convention this week.
Veronica’s Voice, Fighting Commercial Sexual Exploitation In Our Community and A Look Back At Those Voices and Volunteers that Made JoJR Happen ORIGINAL BROADCAST: September 9, 2013 | 9:00 amThe Jeanne Gieger Crisis Center in the Newburyport, Mass area have developed the Domestic Violence High Risk Team Model that brings the police, Judges and service community together to identify and intervene in relationships that are escalating to murder.
In the other half of our show we come back home to talk with Kristy Childs, Executive Director and Founder of Veronica's Voice about their work helping women who are being sexually exploited get off the street and out of the life.