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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Bill Clause is a cultural worker volunteer who has been part of the Kansas City performing arts scene for decades. He remains active as producer of RadioActive Magazine; Shots in the Night Comedy Radio Theatre; and helps produce River City Chautauqua.
Bob Grove is a civil rights and climate activist, performer and political organizer. He grew up among northern Missouri farmers where he developed a passion for the rights of people and for healthy environments in which those rights can live.
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.
Lynn is a U.S. Navy veteran of the Cold War. She has taught English in Japan, and was a communication instructor at Park University. Her hobbies are making jewelry and art, doing Afro-Brazilian drumming, and volunteering at KKFI. She loves interviewing people for Radio Active, because it gives her an opportunity to learn new things and share that knowledge with listeners.
I was weaned on the Top 40 of the '60s and came of age in the rock and roll hey day of the '70s. Music was an escape, an education and a driving force in the attitudes and ideals that make up who I am today.
Graves was raised on a farm in Cheyenne County, KS, four miles from Nebraska and 26 from Colorado. He serves on multiple committees and is an Associate Programmer with Radio Active Magazine.
Susan was born on a dark and stormy night in Detroit, MI, when Detroit was a great city. She is a family therapist, filmmaker and and a contributor to Radio Active Magazine, interviewing really interesting people. She says life is like an empty canvas: Every day she gets up and paints it in a beautiful way.
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April 27, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
Host Itto Outing interviews Mekiya Walters, a male American, and Asiya, a female doctoral student from Turkey to explore similarities and differences in how people in different cultures express emotions in different situations.Read More
March 23, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
Host Itto Outini interviews delegates and members of the Refugee Congress, a nonpartisan advocacy organization built and led by refugees, asylum-seekers, and other vulnerable migrants, focusing especially on delegates from Kansas, and Missouri.Read More
March 2, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
This episode of Radio Active Magazine discusses two superficially unrelated issues: (1) The Clean Missouri campaign is looking for volunteers to "Join the Coalition" in the fight for fair maps in Missouri. (2) Advocates of Silenced Turkey is organizing a demonstration at the Horse Fountain, for Saturday, March 6, 3 PM to protest the arrests of over 50,000 judges, journalists and others in Turkey for their suspected opposition to the current government.Listen
February 16, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
Interview of Sami Aaron, founder of The Resilient Activist, and Dr. Barbara Gilbert, psychologist, on pre-stress trauma suffered by climate scientists, journalists, and activists, with suggestions for how to develop long term resilience. Events and trainings at:
February 9, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
Prominent activists from the Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment (MASE) in the desert Southwest (Albuquerque, NM) join PeaceWorks - Kansas City board members Kristin Scheer and Ann Suellentrop to discuss continuing problems with contamination due to uranium mining in the U.S., as well as the Churchrock tailings dam failure July 15, 1979, which created the largest uranium spill in U.S. history. Anna Benally is a former uranium mine worker from New Mexico turned activist. She is working to heal the land and protect the health of people and livestock. Susan Gordon is coordinator of MASE.Listen
February 2, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
This episode features a discussion with Andrew Bergerson and Carrie Stevens with Our Revolution - Kansas City. Bergerson is President of Our Revolution - Kansas City, Missouri; Stevens is with Our Revolution - Kansas City, Kansas. Both organizations are affiliated with the national "Our Revolution" organization, which spun out of Senator Bernie Sanders's 2016 presidential campaign to organize to promote other progressive candidates and promote progressive issues more generally.Listen
January 26, 2021 Local, News & Public Affairs, Podcast
For much of her young life, Itto Outini, a native of Morocco, was homeless, illiterate -- and blind.Listen