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.

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An Analysis of Political Polarization: A Discussion with Longview Instructor John Shively
February 20, 2018 | 06:00 pm

RadioActive host David Mitchell interviews Longview Community College Political Science instructor John Shively about the causes and possible remedies for America's political polarization.

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NAACP in Greater Kansas City Area
February 13, 2018 | 06:00 pm

This episode featured a discussion between representatives of three local units of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP): Fred Jones, Sr., President, NAACP of Johnson County, KS,
Richard Mabion, President, NAACP of Kansas City, KS, and Rev. Rodney Williams, President, NAACP of Kansas City, MO.

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Poor People’s Campaign in Kansas and Missouri
February 6, 2018 | 06:00 pm

This show will feature The New Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. We will interview local leaders in this movement to discuss the recent reigniting of this campaign, which was started over 50 years ago in part by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. You will learn what the Poor People’s Campaign is about, what it hopes to accomplish and how you can get involved.

Guests included:
Rev. Rose Schwab - Shawnee Mission Unitarian Universalist Church
Ana Maldonado - Food not Bombs, Kansas City, MO

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Immigration and sharing the American Dream
January 30, 2018 | 06:00 pm

Alex Martinez, Kansas/Missouri Dream Alliance, and Ramon Valdez, Innovation Law Lab, will join host Craig Lubow to talk about the "Dreamers" and "DACA" and societal implications of deporting the "dreamers" under the new policies of the Trump administration.

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“Expect a Wild Session this Year in Jeff City,” Rep. Judy Morgan, D-MO (24th Dist)
January 23, 2018 | 06:00 pm

Missouri House of Representatives congresswoman Judy Morgan gives the low down on the contentious issues facing the legislature in Jefferson City.

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KKFI Goes to the Dogs!!
January 16, 2018 | 06:00 pm

Representatives from SPCA, Humane Society of Greater Kansas City, and Spay & Neuter KC will join host Craig Lubow to discuss homelessness among pets and services available to homeless dogs and cats.

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Citizens for Responsible Government in KC
January 9, 2018 | 06:00 pm

Host Dave Mitchell will interview Dan Coffey, founder of Citizens for Responsible Government in K.C. (CFRG), on his views of the new terminal at Kansas City International airport.

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Leagues of Women Voters in Greater Kansas City
January 2, 2018 | 06:00 pm

Representatives of two local chapters of the League of Women Voters will describe their programs for 2018.

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Capitalism vrs Socialism: A Discussion with Mo. State Rep Brandon Ellington
December 26, 2017 | 06:00 pm

RadioActive host Daniel Karam interviews 22nd Mo. District State Rep Brandon Ellington on the pros and cons of an economic system based on Capitalism versus Socialism. Rep. Ellington makes the case that a combination of the two may be the best approach.

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St Mark Church: Hope, Peace & Fight for Justice
December 19, 2017 | 06:00 pm

Pastor Donna Simon of St Mark Hope and Peace Lutheran Church, 3801 Troost, tells the story of her journey as a lesbian woman serving as a pastor for an urban Lutheran church. St Mark is well known in the progressive community for its support of such organizations as Stand Up KC, Fight for $15, SURJ (Stand Up for Racial Justice) and CCO (Communities Creating Opportunities).

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Spencer Graves | Email me

Graves was raised on a farm in Cheyenne County, KS, 4
miles from Nebraska and 26 from Colorado. The US Air Force sent him to
Kansas City in 1970. He's an engineer (Missouri license 015720) with a
PhD in statistics, whose research has led him to focus on improving
media funding and governance, including with KKFI. He serves on
multiple committees and is an Associate Programmer with, especially,
Radio Active Magazine.

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