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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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Radio Active Pledge Drive October 6, 2015 | 06:00 pm

Join Team Radio Active this Tuesday to relive some of our favorite recorded moments, talk about future shows, and plan the Radio Active revolution! Join us during our pledge drive as we take a Radio Active trip back to the future and enjoy a blast from the progressive past.

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Transit Talk: Accessibility and Clean Air September 29, 2015 | 06:00 pm

Would you cross a busy street blindfolded? What is the most popular way to reduce cost and pollution on your daily commute?

Join us for two Transit Talks on RadioActive Magazine

What are accessible pedestrian signals (APS) and why do we need them? Host Sheila Styron discusses this life saving technology with Janet Barlow, Access for the Blind, and Chris Lockey, Kansas City Public Works. If you cannot imagine crossing one of Kansas City's busy intersections blindfolded, then you won't want to miss what these two experts have to say!
Does the thought of driving to work by yourself everyday depress you? Are you looking for a way to reduce the cost of commuting? Do you care about air quality and reducing carbon emissions? Host Janet Rogers speaks with Amanda Graor, Air Quality Program Manager at Mid-America Regional Council about Carpooling and the region’s Rideshare program.

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The Pope, Population and the Environment: An Analysis September 22, 2015 | 06:00 pm

Earlier this year, Pope Francis issued an encyclical entitled "On Care For Our Common Home" which contains a number if observations about the environmental health of our planet.  It contains lots of factual information about how we humans have trashed the planet and urges us to make amends.  But when it comes to the number of persons occupying the planet he says, "To blame population growth instead of extreme and selective consumerism on the part of some, is one way of refusing to face the issues."  So, basically, he does not think that the number of people on this earth is an important problem.  Others differ, so in this episode of Radio Active Magazine, we will look at this issue.

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Union of Concerned Scientists: Climate Disinformation Campaign September 8, 2015 | 06:00 pm

Nancy Cole, Director of Campaign for Climate and Energy Program, Union of Concerned Scientists, will discuss the decades-long disingenuous climate disinformation campaign funded by the fossil fuels industry and supported by right wing politicians.

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Creating a New Generation of Activists: Social Change Institute September 1, 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.

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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.

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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.

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Food Not Bombs: Feeding the Poor
August 11, 2015 | 06:00 pm

Host Craig Lubow interview Colby Morton and Shane Stange from "Food Not Bombs" on the topic of hoe to feed the poor.

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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

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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.

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Craig Lubow

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.

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