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.
The Change of Everything Summit December 23, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Some call it Climate Change, some Global Warming, Canadian author Margaret Atwood calls it the Change of Everything. Three very knowledgeable guests (David Mitchell, Craig Wolfe, and Winston Apple) will sit around the table and discuss how our attitude and actions about conquering nature has, is, and will affect our everyday lives.
Synergy Services of Kansas City with Dennis Meier and Robin Winner December 16, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Host Craig Lubow interviews Dennis Meier about the services and history of Synergy Services which began in 1970 as Synergy House, the only shelter for runaway and homeless youth in western Missouri. Through the years, a series of both serendipitous and strategic mergers expanded the organization’s reach to include young children and women victimized by abuse. Some of the topics to be covered include Synergy sevices the public may not be aware of, homelessness in general, youth homelessness, and LGBT homeless issues.
Dennis Meier is a a licensed counselor and marriage and family therapist by profession and has worked at Synergy for 30 years and has been instrumental in developing programs and services for children, youth, and families who are impacted by child abuse and neglect and domestic violence.
The Ferguson and Eric Gardner cases. December 9, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Activists from two local organizations (One Struggle and the Ida B. Wells Coalition) speak about Ferguson and the Eric Gardner case. We'll talk about the local protests that have been and will be happening in the Kansas City area and what these activists have seen during the times they have been Ferguson.
A Date in Court for Anti-Nuke Activists December 2, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Henry Stoever talks about the upcoming court date (December 10th in Jefferson City) of the two protesters (Georgia Walker & Kathy Kelly) who were arrested at the June 1st drone protest that Peaceworks put on at the front gate of the Whiteman Air Force Base. Both protesters are looking at 4-6 months in prison for trespassing on a federal military base. Ann Suellentrop recaps the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability conference which she attended in Tennessee last month and also speaks about what is happening in the nuclear arms debates and policy on an international level.
Three members of NOW (National Organization For Women) present their views November 25, 2014 | 06:00 pm
Sharon Lockhart and Amy Bell, producers of Every Woman heard on KKFI at 3 p.m. every Saturday, join Mary Mosley, the Missouri lobbyist for NOW, in a discussion on the current state of women's rights, a historic perspective, and what still needs to be achieved.
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.