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.
Changes at the Kansas City Area Transit Authority November 18, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Host Janet Rogers interviews Robbie Makinen, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Kansas City ATA and the main architect for the reorganization of the ATA and for the major changes currently happening in the region.
Is Baseball God’s Game? and a Global Warming Update November 4, 2014 | 06:00 pm
David Mitchell presents his first commentary since returning from the People's Climate March in New York City. Greg Schwartz presents a commentary on the singing of God Bless America during the World Series.
Immigration, Refugees, and Other Immigration Issues October 28, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Craig Lubow and a panel of guests continue their discussion from August 5th on immigration. Topics include the legislative status of immigration reform, issues relating to the refugee crisis of the children from Hondures, and immigration issues that impact the LGBT community. The guests will include Layla Razavi, Angela Ferguson, Angie Williams, and others.
Author and Activist Jeff Clements: Corporations are Not People October 21, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Mike Dean of the the Kansas City Chapter of Move To Amend interviews author and activist Jeff Clements. Immediately, after the 2010 Citizens United ruling, author Jeff Clements published a series of predications about the decision's impact. Four year later, his projections have undeniably come true. Clements will discuss the updates to his book, Corporations Are Not People, and the current state of the opposition to corporate personhood.
A Dose of Reality: Challenges In Paying For Rail in the Kansas City Region October 14, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Why does the Kansas City region fail to qualify for significant federal dollars for most large rail projects, including going the airport? Why can’t Kansas City pay for most big rail projects by itself? What should we do to change the situation? Janet Rogers, co-founder of Transit Action Network discusses the underlying problems we have paying for rail projects with Mark McDowell, a specialist in Finance, a long-term transit advocate working closely with Transit Action Network, and founding member and past Chair of the Kansas City Regional Transit Alliance, and Dick Jarrold, Vice-President of Regional Planning and Development at KCATA and former Regional Engineer for the Federal Transit Administration during the design and construction of the initial St. Louis MetroLink project.
Ecological Literacy (Ecoliteracy) October 7, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Sharon Lockhart of KKFI (host of Every Woman, Saturdays at 3 p.m.) interviews Dee Barry and Ben Kjelshus, founding members of the Green Party. The topic is Ecological Literacy, also know as Ecoliteracy. Ecoliteracy concerns understanding the principles of organisation of ecosystems and their potential application to understanding how to build a sustainable human society.
Progressive Youth Organization September 30, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Doug Greer of Friends of Community Media interviews Andreas Herrera of The Progressive Youth Organization of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. P.Y.O. is a youth organization that aims to unite the widest possible section of progressive and revolutionary minded students and working class youth to serve the community and serve as advocates for issues that affect the hardworking people of Kansas City. P.Y.O. website: http://progressivekc.wordpress.com
U. S. Green Party and the American Political System September 23, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Host Sharon Lockhart interviews two co-founding members of the United States Green Party, Dee Barry and Ben Knelshus, and Green Party activist Dave Kingsley concerning the American political process and the need for a vibrant 3rd party alternative.
Kansas City Mixed Roots September 16, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Kristin Chow explores The Kansas City Mixed Roots organization which provides opportunities for education, support, and socialization for multiracial individuals, families, and people in interracial relationships. Guests will be Diane Burkholder, Eric Ross, PaKou Her, and Jalen Anderson.
People Climate March & Corporations Then and Now September 9, 2014 | 06:00 pm
On this installment of Global Warming Corner, David Mitchell discusses the People’s Climate March to be held in New York City and cities throughout the world on September 21. It is anticipated that more than 100,000 will attend the NYC event and David presents his perspective on its’ historical importance and the demands for urgency from workd and business leaders. For more details on the March: www.peoplesclimate.org
Members of the KC chapter of Move To Amend prepare us for the 2nd Annual Groove To Amend event with a radio play that highlights the differences between the historical basis for corporations and how they now function in the United States. The 2nd annual Groove To Amend will be held on Saturday, September 13 from 208 p.m. at the RecordBar (1020 Westport Rd.). Musical performances by Kathryn Lorenzen, The Invisibles, Vertigone & Benjamin Swiller, The Hardship Letters, and The Pedaljets. More more information: www.kcmovetoamend.org