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Amy Bell is in the studio with members of the Missouri Home Care Union. This program is part of the Women’s Equality Week events and highlights the struggles of people trying to make a living on so called “women’s work.”

Missouri Home Care Union
Episode date : August 29, 2015
On Every Woman
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Kansas City Youth Court – What’s That?

Did you know that Youth Courts across the country are teaching young people to be involved in deciding innocence or guilt and handing down sentences? That’s right teenagers are defense council, prosecutor, judge and Juries that are holding teens to account for their actions. The charges brought in Youth Court are real and the proceedings have the force of law.

Host Margot Patterson talks with Mary Kay O’Malley, Professor of Law at UMKC, her assistant Kayls Kratofil, a graduate of Youth Court and Omari Tatum who is presently a youth attorney in Youth Court.

Kansas Appleseed – Working To Make A More Just Kansas

Kansas Appleseed is a nonprofit, nonpartisan justice center dedicated to vulnerable and excluded Kansans. Through collaborations with pro bono attorneys and community partners, we investigate social, economic, and political injustice in Kansas and advocate for systemic solutions. We serve as a voice for the public at large and for individuals and groups who are without effective legal representation. The Kansas Appleseed board comprises leading Kansas attorneys who volunteer their expertise to improve the fair administration of justice. They are part of the Appleseed Network, a partnership of seventeen independent justice centers in the U.S. and Mexico working to defeat poverty and injustice.

Today Host Craig Lubow talks with Benet Magnusson, Executive Director of Kansas Appleseed. Benet is a native of Lawrence, Kansas. His career has been dedicated to nonprofit advocacy on behalf of impoverished and excluded communities.

Website: http://www.kansasappleseed.org/
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 785.864.9294
Twitter: @KansasApple
Facebook: facebook.com/KansasAppleseed


Susan and Russ discuss “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” an unsettling drama about underage sex, based on an autobiographical graphic novel.


Russ gives us an overview of “No Escape,” a thriller, “Zipper,” a political soap, “We Are Your Friends,” a drama about the LA dance scene, “Mistress America,” a screwball comedy, “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” a coming-of-age drama and “Z for Zachariah,” a post-apocalyptic love triangle.


Richard Mabion and Maurice Copeland explore issues with nuclear weaponry in both Kansas City and St. Louis.

Show Me “Nuclear Fallout”
Episode date : August 17, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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This week, Natural E talks to the good folks at After the Harvest, an organization that ensures that fresh food does not rot on the ground and gets onto the tables of those who need it most.

After the Harvest
Episode date : August 24, 2015
On EcoRadio KC
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This week, we conclude the Green Party Presidential Candidate Forum started last week.  This was recorded in July at the Green Party Annual National Meeting at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.  James Lane, the Green Party candidate for Congress in the 11th, was the keynote speaker at the event.  We’ll round out the hour with his remarks.

Here is a link to part one:

http://www.kkfi.org/program-episodes/green-party-presidential-candidate-forum-part-1/


It’s Women’s Equality Week on the Heartland Labor Forum. We’ll interview two Pioneer Working Women. First, Janet Smith organized and became President of the Faculty Union at University of Illinois Chicago. When the administration split the non-tenured and tenured faculty in two, she insisted on bargaining together.  Second, Jacki Chadwick drives a cement truck the size of a dinosaur. She’s a Teamster and says she and the guys work as a team delivering the cement. Tune in Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.


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