Tuesday at 06:00 pm
Radio Active Magazine
A locally produced program where activist groups in the Kansas City area present interviews, commentary, editorials, and other thought provoking content on a weekly basis.
February Sisters: The Fight for Women’s Rights at KU August 25, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Christine Smith and Jo Anderson, two of the ‘February Sisters’, at KU in 1972, tell how over 200 women organized and 30 women took over a Hall on KU Campus to demand rights for women students and employees. They held the Hall hostage from dusk until dawn, while negotiating with KU to get six demands met. This was historic as it was the first time women took over a building to demand civil rights for women.
Creating a New Generation of Activists: Social Change Institute August 25, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Radio Active Magazine host Craig Lubow will interview American Friends Service Committee organizer Ira Harritt about this year’s Social Change Institute. They will discuss activity of a new generation of young activists. Invited guests include Arina Ross, Queen Warriot, Nosa Eke, Imani Haliburton, and Justina Wilkins.
The Regional Transit Landscape is Changing Rapidly August 18, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Multiple, major changes affecting bus systems and transportation for seniors and people with disabilities will be discussed on Transit Talk as part of RadioActive Magazine.
Dick Jarrold and Jameson Auten of KCATA discuss the recent changes to regional transit and how they affect the riders with host Janet Rogers of Transit Action Network.
Changes include Independence returning to KCATA for transit management, Johnson County passing an increase to property tax to expand The JO and Special Edition, one eligibility form and one call center for ADA trips, Link for Care, Main Street Max birthday, Prospect MAX, bus stop inventory and more.
Peaceworks KC: Promoting World Peace August 4, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Host Mike Nickells interviews Anne Sullentrop about the busy agenda that Peaceworks KC has planned for the near future. PeaceWorks Kansas City began in 1982 as the Nuclear Weapons Freeze committee of the Kansas City Interfaith Peace Alliance and became the Kansas City Nuclear Weapons Freeze Coalition, the metropolitan area's leading voice against the nuclear arms race. Our name evolved to PeaceWorks, Inc. in 1990 and PeaceWorks, Kansas City in 1996. We have continued to educate ourselves and our leaders on the need for less government spending of tax money on weapon
KC’s Minimum Wage: The Fight for a Living Wage July 28, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Host Brian Noland joins activist and social worker Alice Kitchen with a special guest to discuss Kansas City's new minimum wage ordinance, the fight to keep it alive, the likely legal challenges it will face from its opponents, and the alleged 'benefits cliff' that could result for single mothers.
Kansas City’s New Minimum Wage: Legal Battles Ahead July 21, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Host Brian Noland and special guest discuss Kansas City's new minimum wage ordinance, its impact and importance Kansas City's economy and overall equality, and the likely legal challenges it will face from its opponents."
Fringe Festival and Death Penalty Update July 14, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Craig Lubow interviews Bill Clause and other autists about their shows in this year's Fringe Festival. Second, Craig interviews Mike Fonkert from the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty for an update on Kansas legislation and the outlook for next year's session.
Bike Walk KC: Is Kansas City Becoming more Bike and Walk Friendly? July 7, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Are you noticing more bike lanes on the roads? How are some Kansas City kids earning a free bike? What is Bike Share? Is the Kansas City region becoming more walkable?
Host Janet Rogers of Transit Action Network speaks with Eric Rogers and Kristen Jeffers of BikeWalkKC about bicycling and walking in the Kansas City region. Eric is Executive Director of BikeWalkKC and Chairs the Kansas City, MO Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
Jeff City’s War Against LGBT June 30, 2015 | 06:00 pm
Equality scored a victory last week with the Supreme Court's recent ruling that love is love and same-sex marriage is a right. Now, to continue the fight, we'll discuss the war on equality in Jefferson City and what Missourians of conscience needs to do to fight back. We will explore LGBT employment discrimination and how Jefferson City is trying to stop cities from passing non-discrimination laws.
Craig Lubow is a criminal defense and family law attorney in Kansas. Craig has been a progressive activist since the early 1970s, starting in the War Resisters’ League. Craig serves on the executive committee of the Kanza Group of the Kansas Sierra Club.