Podcast/Archive

On Thursday, August 14th, vigils were held across the country in response to the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.  KKFI was on hand to record the one in Kansas City.

A Moment of Silence
Episode date : August 20, 2014
On All Souls Forum
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Jenny O’Brien of CarmaHop (formerly Lawrence on Board) joins Natural E to discuss their innovative rideshare program.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kODZiHFVamE&list=UU22prX8COroAU7o6r5CVP5w

https://carmacarpool.com/hop/

 

Carma Hop
Episode date : August 18, 2014
On EcoRadio KC
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Did The Supreme Court Really Rule Your Phone Is Your Business?

This week we look at a recently US Supreme Court ruling that said the police must get a search warrant to search your phone and other electronic devices. Host Robin Martinez will be looking not only at the implications of the ruling but also what it means when the police stop you on the street. His guests will be Michael Roback with the UMKC Law School and local Attorney Eric Vernon.

Eric Vernon – Baldwin and Vernon Attorneys at Law
11 East Kansas Street
Liberty, MO 64068
Email – eric@bvalaw.net
Phone – 816-842-1102 Fax – 816-842-1104

Michael Robak
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THE LAW LIBRARY/DIRECTOR OF LAW SCHOOL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Leon E. Bloch Law Library/IT Department
Work Phone: 816-235-2632
Work Email: robakm@umkc.edu

Martinez, Madrigal & Machicao LLC
616 West 26th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64108
816.415.9503 telephone 888.398.7665 fax
Robin Martinez
816.979.1620 email – robin.martinez@martinezlaw.net
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We will break in the middle of our show to talk with Maggie Ellinger-Locke of the St Louis Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild about what she has been seeing in Ferguson, Mo where she is training and directing volunteers to observe and protect the rights of the demonstrators.


Communities Creating Opportunity Fights False Pay Day Loan Reform

Local Attorney and CCO Volunteer John Miller joins host Melvin Merritt to talk about Pay Day Loan reform legislation that the Governor vetoed. This so called reform would have set a 900% interest rate cap, twice the average in MO. They are asking your help to contact your state representative and senator to encourage them to uphold the veto.

For more information on this bill and how you can get involved with CCO call Alice Chamberlin at 816-221-9900 or check out their website at http://www.cco.org/
You can contact John Miller at 816-590-3897.

Olufemi Sharp – Licensed Professional Counselor

Host Keith Brown El talks with Olufemi Sharp about her efforts to help people of various means learn how to attain good mental health and gain control of their life again. She specializes in working with individuals, families, couple counseling (gay and straight), and troubled teenagers. Appointment times are Monday through Friday and late evenings and Saturday and Sundays appointments.

You can find her at her office 7611 State Line Rd, KCMO, call her office at 816-665-3003 or by email olufemiscounseling7@gmail.com . Her website is http://www.olufemis-counseling.com/


This week on The Forum, we revisit keynote speeches from the May 31st Trifecta Resista demonstration and conference, held in Kansas City May 30-June 1. Kathy Kelly, of Creative Voices for NonViolence, and Brian Terrell, VCNV and Trifecta Resista 2012 defendant, address the public. Trifecta Resista is sponsored by PeaceWorks KC.


John Kurmann returns to EcoRadio KC to discuss air quality with Amanda Graor of the Mid America Regional Council (MARC)

Air Quality
Episode date : August 11, 2014
On EcoRadio KC
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Susan Sanders and Russ Simmons review Rob Reiner‘s new film, And So It Goes, starring Diane Keaton and Michael Douglas.

“And So It Goes”
Episode date : August 5, 2014
On Take Two
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What would your job be like if your company were a democracy? This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll take a look at the world’s largest industrial democracy, Mondragon, where workers elect the CEO and profits are distributed to the owner/workers.They now operate in 28 countries. Tune into 90.1 FM KKFI Thursday at 6PM, rebroadcast Friday at 5AM.


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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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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
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KKFI loves musicians

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“Passing Out Pieces”- Mac Demarco

January 25, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
"Passing Out Pieces"- Mac Demarco

Mac Demarco’s “Passing Out Pieces” masks honest emotion with sedate guitar riffs and slacker aphorisms.
By Jared McNett

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What’s Local & Vocal & Heard All Over? Tune in during KKFI’s Winter Fund Drive for the answer

January 24, 2014 By KKFI 90.1 FM Comments Off
What's Local & Vocal & Heard All Over? Tune in during KKFI's Winter Fund Drive for the answer

A Message from KKFI’s President   Among the myriad adjectives I could use to describe KKFI are local and vocal – two words that rhyme for a reason. KKFI is a homegrown product, volunteer-driven and nurtured locally by donors like you who give generously …

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