Podcast/Archive

Sound from Saturday’s March Against Monsanto, and Monday’s Memorial Day walk from the old Kansas City Weapons Plant to the new one, culminating in a die-in at the new facility.

 

Featuring

Julian Carrier, Moses Brings Plenty, Maurice Copeland.


Hosts Amy Bell and Sharon Lockhart interview Missouri Representative Brandon Ellington from Kansas City’s East-side (District 022) and Mrs E on their Voices of the People initiative, an effort to educate urban citizens’ on their rights.


New Food Pantry Helps Those With Food Allergies

The Seventh Day Adventist have long been one of the best sources of information on vegetarian cooking and food preparation. Now the New Haven Seventh-day Adventist Church in Overland Park, KS is helping low income folks with food allergies afford the food they need to survive and be healthy. Their new food pantry is called Renewed Health, they are open on Wednesdays 9:30 AM till Noon and they serve anyone that has a doctors note, that says they need special food. The pantry is open to people in MO and KS.

Host Richard Tripp will be talking with founders of the pantry, Amy Goode and Emily Brown about this effort to help those in need of good food that will sustain them and the types of conditions people have that require a special diet.

New Haven Seventh-day Adventist church, 8714 Antioch Rd, Shawnee Mission, KS.
Phone Number 913-642-5617
The Renewed Health Pantry is open – Wednesdays 9:30 AM till noon

Memorial Day Activities

We will have a conversation with Sargent Major Phillip Hoafler about the activities and ceremony to be held at the Kansas City Vietnam Veterans Memorial. We will let you know some of the other activities you can participate in to thank the men and women that have given their lives to protect the freedoms we all enjoy.


“Tomorrowland,” Disney’s big budget sci-fi extravaganza and two art house flicks — “Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter,” “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” — are on Russ’ agenda this week.


Susan and Russ cover “Far from the Madding Crowd,” a lushly produced romance adapted from Thomas Hardy’s classic 1874 novel.

Radio Active Magazine hosts Brian Noland and Malik James  discuss inequality and the law, specifically how the legal profession is one of the least racially integrated professions in the country.  This inequality has led to disparity in law enforcement, judicial outcomes, and mass incarceration.
Inequality and the Law
Episode date : May 19, 2015
On Radio Active Magazine
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Traditional and Contemporary Native American music with news at the half hour


A hundred years ago, Kansas and Missouri were a hotbed of socialism. Rabble rousers like Mother Jones and Kate Richards O’Hare drew large crowds. There’s a new history of the Socialist Party. This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll talk to its author. Then, what do you do when your co-workers harass and grope women workers? We’ll find out what some Ford workers in Chicago are doing. All that Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


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