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Jeremy Alderson, whom KKFI listeners might remember from the annual Homelessness Marathon aired by KKFI, was arrested for being chained to a fence owned by then Kansas City based Inergy, at their facility in the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York,  will be on the program to speak of all things fracking.  Jeremy, who manages the No Frack Alamanc, (http://www.nofrackalmanac.com/),  tells us why he committed this act of civil disobedience, and what is at stake,

Fracking in New York
Episode date : September 8, 2014
On EcoRadio KC
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On this installment of Global Warming Corner, David Mitchell discusses the People’s Climate March to be held in New York City and cities throughout the world on September 21.  It is anticipated that more than 100,000 will attend the NYC event and David presents his perspective on its’ historical importance and the demands for urgency from workd and business leaders.  For more details on the March:  www.peoplesclimate.org

Members of the KC chapter of Move To Amend prepare us for the 2nd Annual Groove To Amend event with a radio play that highlights the differences between the historical basis for corporations and how they now function in the United States.  The 2nd annual Groove To Amend will be held on Saturday, September 13 from 208 p.m. at the RecordBar (1020 Westport Rd.).  Musical performances by Kathryn Lorenzen, The Invisibles, Vertigone & Benjamin Swiller, The Hardship Letters, and The Pedaljets.  More more information:  www.kcmovetoamend.org

 


Fox 4′s Russ Simmons and KKFI’s Susan Sanders give their takes on the offbeat new comedy Life Of Crime, starring Jennifer Aniston, Tim Robbins, and Mos Def.

“Life Of Crime”
Episode date : September 6, 2014
On Take Two
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From Texas to Topeka women are standing up and saying “enough is enough” when it comes to the assault on women’s rights in America today. Hear from women who are out on the front lines of the battle for equality.

Women Standing Up Across America
Episode date : September 6, 2014
On Every Woman
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Lloyd C. Daniel, discusses the Israeli occupation of Palestine among other items, on Urban Connections, “broadcasting LIVE from Liberated Territory”.
An excerpt from Lloyd Daniel’s work has been recently published by Lexington Press in London.  Lexington published a transcript of Lloyd’s speech “The 2nd Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Lloyd C. Daniel is one of 18 political and economic philosophers and theorists in the book which is entitled “Crisis and Commonwealth”.  It’s edited by Charles Reitz.  Others featured in the textbook, largely directed toward graduate political science and economics departments in graduate schools in Europe include, Henry Giroux, Peter Marcuse, Fred Whitehead, Peter McLaren, Charles Reitz, and Alfred Taligoola Kisubi.
A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Lloyd C. Daniel is an educator, poet and advocate. His image and words have appeared in numerous venues, including CNN, ABC, NEWSWEEK magazine, as well as, the Washington Post and the Final Call newspapers. He’s been heard on the National Black Radio Network and on National Public Radio.

Lloyd, a former member of the Missouri House of Representatives, delivers an engaging and inspirational presentation that combines thought provoking lecture on politics, history, culture, and economics with his unique brand of poetry and satire.

Rep. Daniel served as a professor with the National In-Service Teacher Education Program of Grenada, West Indies, during the Maurice Bishop administration. He has held the position of Instructor in the School of Education and the Department of Social Science, at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, and in the Social Science Division, at Penn Valley Community College.

An experienced college instructor, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree, from the University of Kansas, a Master’s degree from the University of Connecticut, both are in educational theory. He also holds 21 post-master’s hours from UMKC in Education and History. Lloyd is author of the books, “Radio Free America” and “Objective Reality”, both published by Undercurrent Press. His most recent work “Liberation Education: A Strategy for the 21st Century” is a provocative compilation of political essays, poetry, and alternative learning models. It’s published on New Democracy Press. Lloyd is a convener and founding member of the Midwestern Free School, the New Democracy Movement, the Kansas City Media Project, and the Kansas City Leadership Institute. Lloyd has also served as Assistant Department Director for Missouri’s Department of Economic Development.

 


Host Craig Lubow will talk with Attorney Charlotte Morrison of the Equal Justice Initiative about how the Justice System treats Juveniles. Do they always have their rights observed? Has Super Predator paranoia created an unjust system?

Charlotte Morrison, Senior Attorney, has been with EJI since 2001. She clerked for Judge Rosemary Barkett on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, is a former Rhodes Scholar with degrees in Philosophy from Oxford University and the University of Montana, and graduated from New York University School of Law in 2000.

The Equal Justice Initiative is a private, nonprofit organization that provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair and just treatment in the legal system. They litigate on behalf of condemned prisoners, juvenile offenders, people wrongly convicted or charged with violent crimes, poor people denied effective representation, and others whose trials are marked by racial bias or prosecutorial misconduct. EJI works with communities that have been marginalized by poverty and discouraged by unequal treatment.
EJI also prepares reports, newsletters and manuals to assist advocates and policymakers in the critically important work of reforming the administration of criminal justice.

Equal Justice Initiative, 122 Commerce St., Montgomery, Alabama 36104
Phone: 334-269-1803, Email: contact_us@eji.org website: http://www.eji.org/

Living With and Recovering From Mental Illness

Hosts Liz Henry and Michele Irwin talk with Matt Davis about his works with local mental health advocacy groups to bring awareness to the issues of mental disorders. Following his first diagnosis as BiPolar in high school, Matt Davis spent his early adult years coping with his mental illness. Psychiatric ward admissions, anti-psychotic medications and misdiagnoses became a part of his college career. He is now 20 years in recovery.

Online resources
FirstCallKC – http://www.firstcallkc.org/

National Alliance on Mental Illness is a non-profit advocacy organization for individuals and families dealing with mental disorders.
www.nami.org

Pathway to Help – Local group in Olathe offering education and support.
http://www.pathwaytohope.org

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance – Find local peer-led support groups. http://www.dbsalliance.org/site/PageServer?pagename=home

Searchable database of self-help and caregiver support groups.
http://www.mentalhelp.net/

Locate national and local self-help mental health resources
www.recovery-inc.com

“Find a Provider” feature for locating local mental health treatment facilities. http://www.thenationalcouncil.org/

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.TALK (8255)

Calendar of Events

The monthly meeting of the Kansas City Criminal Justice Tak Force will be tonight, Monday, September 8th 645 – 845 PM at The Church of The Good Shepard, 4947 NE Chouteau Dr, KCMO. They will be discussing plans for the upcoming legislative session and ideas for another public event. They also encourage you to bring non perishable items for inclusion in the back pack program for needy students.
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Aim4Peace is hosting, Conflict Resolution Community Classrooms for ages 17-25. There will be evening sessions every Wednesday through October 1st from 6-7pm at the Linwood YMCA, 3800 E Linwood Blvd, KCMO. Saturday sessions will be every Saturday morning through October 4th, from 10-11 AM at the HOPE Center, 2800 E Linwood Blvd, KCMO. Walk ins are accepted but you are requested to call 816-513-7902 to reserve your placement in the classes.
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Mothers of Incarcerated Sons and Daughters will have their monthly meeting Saturday, September 12th from noon to 2pm at the Waldo Branch Library, 201 East 75th Street, KCMO If you have a loved one that is incarcerated and need advice and support MISD have members that may be able to help. ________________________________


Dave Kingsley, retired statistician and health policy professor at KU Med Center, spoke about the Grand Bargain at the Transforming Politics on the Prairie conference, in Parkville, Mo. in June.


Jon, legendary former singer for Yes, joins Mike Murphy for a conversation about his career, both past and future.  We’ll also hear music from Jon’s much varied career.

Listen for selections from Olias of Sunhillow, City of Angels, and the Friends of Mr. Cairo.

Jon Anderson
Episode date : September 10, 2014
On Your Morning Buzz: Wednesday
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