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Note: This program ceased production with the last show on April 1, 2014. Check out Radio Active Magazine for more shows featuring local activist organizations.


We are a local activism show that came out of the Occupy movement here in Kansas City. We cover actions and issues that happen in or effect the Kansas City area. If you are curious about what’s happening in the local activism scene tune into the Mic Check show every Tuesday at 6:00 pm. If you have any questions or comments about the show email us.

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ReasonFest April 1, 2014 | 6:00 p.m.

Free thought activist and atheist Greg Swartz will discuss the upcoming ReasonFest in Lawrence, KS on April 4-5.
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Moment of Clarity January 21, 2014 | 6:00 p.m.

Lee Camp brings his Moment of Clarity to Mic Check
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Teresa Bradskey on Indian History
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November 26, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

Teresa Bradskey on Indian History
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Connecting For Good
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November 19, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

We chat to Michael Liimatta, co-founder of the non-profit group Connecting For Good about what his organization is doing to help close the digital divide here in Kansas City.
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Freethinkers of Color/ NSM Rally
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November 12, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

We will be talking with some members of Freethinkers of Color about skepticon, among other topics.
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“Eyes Wide Open, Cost of War” November 5, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

Ira Harritt of American Friends Service Committee will be interviewed.
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Groove To Amend!
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October 22, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

It's all about the Groove to Amend concert tonight, with live music right here at the KKFI studios!
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The Neverending (Government) Story
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October 8, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

An analysis of the over-one-week-long government shutdown.
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Citizen Koch October 1, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

The controversial film, Citizen Koch: A Film About Money, Power, & Democracy had its funding pulled from PBS, but they surpassed their Kickstarter fundraising goal in three days. Filmmaker, Tia Lessin talks of the film's trials and tribulations on this week's program.
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Kansas City Occupy Anniversary September 24, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

The second anniversary of the Occupy movement, especially here in Kansas City, is both analyzed and celebrated.
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Harvest Moon Festival 2013 September 17, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

Members of the Mic Check team will discuss all the performers and goings-on related to the Harvest Moon Festival this coming weekend.
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Jobs Now! August 27, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

What's behind the "Race to the Bottom" event coming up on September 4th? Find out tonight on Mic Check!
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Hiroshima Anniversary August 6, 2013 | 6:00 p.m.

Mic Check begins its regular weekly timeslot with a look at recent actions in Kansas City regarding nuclear weapons on this anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.
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Mike Nickells | Email me
Mike Nickells is one of the producers of the Mic Check show. He has lived in Kansas City for the last 19 years. As a local activist who works many groups including OccupyKC, Peaceworks and Friends of Community Media believes that a strong connected community media is essential to a healthy society.
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