Interview

Populist Dialogues - 18-05 - Racism as a Public Health Crisis

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Leslie Gregory is President and founder of Right2Health and she joins us today to talk about how racism is a causative factor in poor health outcomes for African-Americans.. It is so important that the CDC should recognize it as such and declare it. But it refuses. How do we change the CDC opinion? Leslie feels it is time to stop asking if racism is a factor and to declare that it is so.

Populist Dialogues - 18-04 - The Middle Class Disappears while the Poor Get Poorer and the Rich get Richer and Richer

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We talk with Juan Carlos Ordonez, Communications Director with Oregon Center for Public Policy, about the growing income and wealth gaps between the top 1 and 1/10th percent and the rest of us. As a result of policy decisions in the halls of Congress and our state legislatures, the gap has been growing for the past 40 years. The decline of unions and disinvestment are also major factors. The recent Trump tax ''reform'' makes it even worse.

In The Studio - Bird Boxes 101

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Matt Blake hosts Jessica Schlarbaum, Specialist, American Kestral Box building/installation.

californiaraptor.org

topics discussed include: bird box installation, American Kestrels, bbirds of prey, why it's good to keep birds of prey around, California Raptor Center, partnerships with Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America and with Center for Land-based Learning.

Recorded 02/22/18.

Populist Dialogues - 18-02 - Saving the Net and Net Neutrality with Municipal Broadband System

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What do we do when the federal agency charged with protecting the free and open Internet instead attacks it, allowing large corporations to charge more depending on who is providing the content? In Portland OR, citizens have organized to create a municipal broadband system. We talk with Garrett Hour, founder of municipalbroadbandpdx.org, and Russell Senior, Pres. of Personal Telco Project on why Portland OR should create their own system, instead of having to rely on the private IPS mega-corporations.

In The Studio - 3D Bioprinting: Amazing!

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Lin Weaver hosts Marc Facciotti, UC Davis Associate Professor BME/GC, and Steven Lucero, UC Davis Development  Engineer, BME.

bme.ucdavis.edu/team

topics discussed include: understanding 3D bioprinting, processes and materials used, the team lab at UC Davis, science futurism with video clip of what 3D bioprinting may be able to do in the future.

In The Studio - Paul's Place at 1111 H Street

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Martha Teeter hosts Bill Pride, Executive Director, Davis Community Meals & Housing.

paulsplacedavis.org

davisopportunityvillage.org

topics discussed include: the non-profit Davis Community Meals & Housing, facility at 1111 H street, Davis Opportunity Village non-profit micro-housing to house the homeless, Maria Ogyzials designed Paul's Place to replace & improve curretn and add 18 micro-homes for most vulnerable, community asset, privately funded.