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Kellis Bayless is a coal activist with a Ph.D in Ecology in Evolutionary Biology.  He is an expert on mountaintop removal and its consequences.  We’ll discuss the whole spectrum of coal consumption on the program.

 

www.ilovemountains.org

 

Coal From the Mine to the Power Plant
Episode date : April 14, 2014
On EcoRadio KC
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Our speaker this week on All Souls Forum, Charlotte “Mama C” O’Neal will share her journey from growing up in KCKS and membership in the KC Black Panther Party to a life as a community activist, musician, poet, and artist in Tanzania. O’Neal and her husband Pete run UAACC, the United African Alliance Community Center. (Historical note: Pete O’Neal, then leader of the KC Black Panther Party, spoke May 25, 1969  at the All Souls Forum on Why Revolution?)


Legislative Update

The Missouri Legislative session has about 5 weeks to go and the debates and haggling are in full swing. There are lobbyist and advocacy groups buttonholing legislators all over the Capitol and of course school children from various parts of the state learning how government works. Last week a the Missouri Association for Social Welfare (MASW), Kansas City Criminal Justice Task Force (KCJTF), Missouri CURE (MOCURE) and others banded together to go to Jefferson City and lobby for a number of bills that they are interested in and coming up this week Crime Victims and Law enforcement will be in the Capitol to lobby for their bills.

On this edition of Jaws of Justice Radio we will talk with 22nd District Representative Brandon Ellington about the bills that are finding traction in committee and those that will probably not make it to the floor for debate or a vote. If you want to find out about a bill you are interested in tune in, we hope to have time to open the phone lines and give you a chance to ask about issues important to you.

Abbey Rowe Medical Cannabis Refugee

Abbey Rowe has genetic disorder that causes her joints to dislocate and is very painful. Her parents tried everything the medical establishment had to offer to no avail. Abbey has now moved to Colorado so she can get the only treatment that seems to help, cannabis.

Host Jessica Thomas will talk with Abbey by phone about medical cannabis and what it has done for her. She will also tell about her upcoming trip to Jefferson City to testify before a legislative committee considering a medical cannabis bill in Missouri.


On this week’s edition of Arts Magazine, Beth Byrd will join us to talk about Byrd Productions and her 15th annual Laidback Fundraiser.

Then, at 12:30, Kirk Nelson and Cathy Murdock will join us to talk about the Weston Community Theatre and their annual Cemetery Stroll.

All this and more on Arts Magazine with Michael Hogge, Mondays at 12 noon on 90.1.FM KKFI!


Richard Maybion has a discussion with Teresa Kelly of Cultivate KC and Mike Murphy interviews Craig Volland of KC Food Circle concerning upcoming organic and local food Expos.


Mad Max meets Titanic meets the Bible as FOX 4′s Russ Simmons and KKFI’s Susan Sanders review Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah, starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly.

“Noah”
Episode date : April 8, 2014
On Take Two
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Russ Simmons profiles Captain America: The Winter Soldier with Chris Evans, the Higgs-Boson documentary Particle Fever, and gives us an update on the Kansas City Film Fest happening this month.


This week on the Thursday Night Special, we are proud to bring you the entirety of legendary rocker Graham Nash‘s keynote address at the 2014 Folk Alliance Conference, held here in Kansas City at the Westin Crown Center in February. Nash gave his speech in front of a packed audience at Unity Temple on the Plaza on February 20, 2014.


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