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.
Habitat KC Community and the KC Core July 26, 2016 | 06:00 pm
On Episode 6 of ReVibnKC, we talk with Development and Outreach Director, Lindsay Hicks and Construction Director, Eddie Tapper from Habitat for Humanity KC.
Lindsay and Eddie talk about the impact of HabitatKC on families and communities in the KC core. The key word in Habitat's mission statement is community and HabitatKC makes sure that they involve and engage KC neighborhoods by finding out where they can make the biggest impact, with a great staff and volunteers, block by block.
Missouri Civil Liberties Update July 12, 2016 | 06:00 pm
Join Craig Lubow and his guest, Jeff Mittman, on the next edition of Radioactive Magazine, Tuesday, July 12 at 6:00 pm. Mittman, Director of American Civil Liberties Union-Missouri, will discuss the current status of cases and recent or proposed legislation impacting civil liberties in Missouri.
A Bernie Post-Mortem and KC Cares for Orlando Victims July 5, 2016 | 06:00 pm
Join programmers Craig Lubow and Brian Noland to discuss differences between Hillary and Bernie and learn about local KC efforts to support victims of the tragic Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, FL.
Brexit: A Psychological Perspective June 28, 2016 | 06:00 pm
In our next interview with Ms. Pythia Peay, author of America on the Couch, we will discuss the United Kingdom's referendum vote on exiting the European Union. A decision that is welcomed by the Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump. Drawing from interviews in her book, we will seek psychological perspectives on America's own recent struggles on the issue of immigration, and that threaten to undermine its core identity as a nation composed of and that traditionally welcomes immigrants from around the world.
Affordable Care Act: Myths and Misconceptions June 21, 2016 | 06:00 pm
Are health costs skyrocketing? Are insurance companies abandoning the ACA? Some candidates for office claim that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamac are) is destroying our economy and wrecking our health care system. What are the facts? RadioActive Magazine interviews Stephene Moore, HHS, Regional Director, Region VII (MO, KS, NE, IA). Tune-in for an enlightening discussion of the myths and misconceptions surrounding this six year old law.
RAM will also preview the Out Here in Kansas City LGBT film festival with an interview of Jamie Rich, Festival Organizer.
Fighting the Debt Trap: Why the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Rules Are Inadequate June 14, 2016 | 06:00 pm
On June 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed rules designed to end payday loan debt traps that have ruined the lives of so many of the vulnerable working poor. Attorney John J Miller discusses why these rules do not go far enough.
We will take a look back to the efforts in 2012 to cap interest rates in Missouri to a reasonable 36%, rather than the shocking common practice of rates running as high as 450%. Find out why these efforts failed in 2012 and why the CFPB rules proposed in 2016 are woefully indequate.
ReVibnKC: Margaret May of Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council May 31, 2016 | 06:00 pm
In Episode 4 of ReVibnKC, MiKO talks with Margaret May, the Executive Director of the Ivanhoe Neighborhood Council. The Ivanhoe neighborhood is an example of how neighborhoods can turn things around! Mrs. May talks about how it all came about and what is happening in this model neighborhood today.
Radioactive Twofer: Money in Politics & Violence Against Refugees May 17, 2016 | 06:00 pm
This two segment program features Mary Lindsay and Tom Huffman discussing the corrosive role that Big Money plays in politics followed by a conversation with Ira Harritt of the American Friends Service Committee about the upcoming community forum entitled Confronting Extremist Violence, The Refugee Crisis and Fear: Faith Responses.