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Can a firm be “too big” in a culture that values efficiency and scale? Has Antitrust Law Policy lost the necessary vocabulary even to consider the issue? Ann Marie Marciarille, who teaches Antitrust and Fair Competition Law at UMKC School of Law, will discuss the implications of this dilemma for the republic and our common good


Mike Murphy welcomes Henry  Stoever on the KKFI (90.1 FM) EcoRadio show today. Yup, today. Listen in to catch the latest re a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act) request on current conditions of the KC Plant & Bannister Fed’l Complex, laden with contaminants, and the work plan for environmental & engineering evaluation of BFC by NNSA & CenterPoint Properties.
Henry will also comment on:
– the high attendance (@70) at yesterday’s PeaceWorks Annual Meeting,
– the Thursday, April 9, 5-6:30pm, protest of Rockhurst U award for Honeywell President at The Roasterie’s Bean Hangar at 1204 W. 27th St., KCMO.
– & the “die-in” to come at the end of the Monday, May 25, 8 am to noon, Memorial Day Walk/Ride from Bannister Fed’l Complex to National Security Campus. Our “Die-in” (maybe @ 11:30) will mourn Kansas Citians who’ve died from toxins from the production of parts for nuclear weapons
FOIA release KC Weapons Plant
Episode date : March 23, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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On March 12, American Friends Service Committee released a report based on their listening sessions at an event at the KCMO Health Department to stimulate more debate and dialogue about budget and revenue policy and to organize community action. They began the project focusing on the Federal budget but as they held listening sessions, they soon saw that the same destructive austerity / budget cutting directive is functioning at the state and local levels. This next stage of the project is to share what was heard and to listen in public forums to the experiences of those attending. AFSC does this to empower and mobilize more and more community members to step up, tell their story and work to make budget, revenue and public policy serve community needs rather than only those of the rich and powerful.

AFSC’s Listening Project Report
Episode date : March 25, 2015
On All Souls Forum
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“Insurgent,” the second installment in the “Divergent” series, “The Gunman,” a Sean Penn action flick and “Do You Believe?,” a faith-based drama are up for Russ’ inspection.

Susan and Russ take on “Run All Night,” Susan and Russ take on Liam Neeson’s latest action thriller.

Last week, the Missouri Trade Justice Coalition hosted a forum called The Transpacific Partnership: Another Corporate Power Grab. Environmentalists, farmers, unions, and human rights organizations all participated. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll rebroadcast highlights from the event. Tune in Thursday at 6PM, rebroadcast Friday at 5AM.


One Struggle KC was formed in the wake of the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson, MO police officer Darren Wilson by some of the young people who went to Ferguson to protest. While there they learned how peaceful protests were being conducted, what individuals needed to do to protect themselves during a protest and what organizers needed to do to get their message across. The initial efforts to spread this information and train people in our commun ity was done by young women, today we have two of those organizers in the house.

Host Rebecca Hamilton will be talking with Kristen Chow, co-founder of One Struggle KC and founding member Brittany Coleman about the devaluation of Black and Brown lives in our society and call for an END to ALL forms of state violence, including the Prison Industrial Complex and the School-to-Prison Pipeline. Find out why you should and how you can get involved.

Call In During the show – 816-931-5534

They will announce a public meeting to be held on March 31, 2015, 6pm at St. Andrew’s Methodist Church, 4601 Benton Blvd, KCMO to bringing together all those who are interested in standing in solidarity with them.

For more information on One Struggle KC check them out at – https://onestrugglekc.wordpress.com/ or on Face Book at – https://www.facebook.com/1strugglekc

Cross Border Network and Una Luche Present Caravana23

Tuesday, March 24 -
10:00 AM – Press Conference across the street from the Mexican Consulate,
16th and Baltimore, KCMO.

Noon to 1pm – A Bilingual Forum from at the Ecumenical Campus Ministry at KU,
1204 Oread, Lawrence, Kansas

7:00 – 9:00 PM – A Bilingual Forum at El Centro,
1330 So 30th St, KCK.

Wednesday, March 25
3:30 – 6:00 PM – A rally and march beginning across from the Mexican Consolate,
16th and Baltimore, KCMO.

6:30 – 8:30 PM – A farewell dinner at the Westside CAN Center,
2130B Jefferson, KCMO.


Community participation in public art contributes to the
identity of a city. A varied public art collection inspires dialogue,
provides visual appeal and symbolizes the vitality of its city.
Porter Arneill, director/public art administrator for the Kansas
City Municipal Art Commission, discusses the complex, beneficial,
and sometimes contentious role that art plays in the public realm.


Recent News

Tune into Live Music Performances from the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference

February 13, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Live Music Performances at the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference

In a continuing effort to bring listeners quality music and media innovation, KKFI will be streaming several live musical performances from the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference, February 19-20. The performances will air on the radio station, as well as over a separate video stream on the station’s YouTube Live Channel.

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“Stained Glass & the Dark Cathedral”- Merriweather

February 13, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Stained Glass & the Dark Cathedral"- Merriweather

There’s little to no information about lo-fi/experimental Kansas City band Merriweather and that mysteriousness makes all the difference.
By Jared McNett

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KKFI Announces Job Opening for Special Events and Volunteer Manager

February 11, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Job Opening

KKFI has a job opening for a full-time, experienced Special Events and Volunteer Manager. Among other duties, the Special Events and Volunteer Manager plans and executes current fundraising and awareness events, including the station’s signature Band Auction and Holiday On-line Auction.

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Winter Fund Drive Update: Thanks to KKFI Supporters — wherever you are!

February 7, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Winter Fund Drive Update: Thanks to KKFI Supporters -- wherever you are!

Many thanks to the hundreds of supporters of KKFI 90.1 FM, Kansas City Community Radio who donated during the Winter Fund Drive. The drive runs through Sunday, February 9, so there’s still time for you to call in your pledge …

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KKFI Makes Its Kickstarter Project Goal

February 7, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
KKFI Makes Its Kickstarter Project Goal

With the contributions from 60 area supporters KKFI reached it’s Kickstarter goal of $10,000 for purchasing equipment for broadcasting audio from live music and public events.

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Advertising Signs: In Defense of Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl Spot

February 4, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
Advertising Signs: In Defense of Bob Dylan's Super Bowl Spot

Bob Dylan’s Super Bowl spot was met with cries of “selling out”, but the chameleon-like artist has been “selling out” since the beginning.
By Jared McNett

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