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  • Hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco

    Topic: Activist/author Medea Benjamin (Code Pink, Global Exchange, “Stop the Next War Now!”) speaking at the general assembly meeting of the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine on May 11th, 2006

    Production assistance from John Greenman

    Comments Off on RadioActive 5/18/06
  • Host: Cathy Jacobs
    Topic: Doulas
    What is a doula? Why would an expectant family want to enlist the services of a doula? How does a doula enhance a woman’s childbirth? How do dads and doulas work together?
    Guest: Nancy Graves, Certified Doula; Evelyn Conrad, Certified Doula; Linda OKresik, new mom who used doula’s services
    Call in show

    Comments Off on Baby Talk 05/18/06
  • Host: Jim Campbell

    Topic: In this edition we ruminate on the possible effects of recently revealed NSA domestic phone call monitoring and other government spying on our personal privacy, and what we might do to mitigate the effects of that apparently unlawful surveillance on our lives.

    Comments Off on Notes from the Electronic Cottage 05/18/06
  • Producer: Amy Browne
    Production assistance: John Greenman
    Excerpts from a speech given by activist and author Medea Benjamin of Global Exchange and Code Pink, at the Peace and Justice Center of Eastern Maine’s general assembly meeting in Bangor Maine on May 11, 2006.

    Comments Off on Voices 05/17/06
  • Host: Jim Fisher
    Topic: Underage Drinking and Drug Use
    How big is this problem?
    Health implications?
    What programs do we have to help?

    Guests: Attorney General Steven Rowe (by phone) and Michelle O’Meara, Coastal Hancock Healthy Communities
    Call in show with several callers

    Comments Off on Common Health 05/17/06
  • Hosts: Rhonda Frey and Meredith DeFrancesco
    Guests: John Banks, Director of Natural Resources Department at the Penobscot Nation; Scott Hall, Manager of Environmental Services for Pennsylvania Power and Light (PPL); and Laura Rose Day, Director of the Penobscot River Restoration trust
    Topic: The Penobscot River Restoration Project- Dam Removal
    How will dam removal effect fish restoration in the Penobscot River?
    How will dam removal effect tribal culture and fishing rights?
    How can industry, state and federal agencies, environmental groups and private sector work effectively with tribes?

    Comments Off on Indigenous Voices 05/16/06
  • Notes from the Electronic Cottage, 5/11/06
    Host: Jim Campbell
    Topic: Yup, still more on personal privacy in the digital age. This time we look at some things we can do to reduce our vulnerability to unwanted intrusions and worse–in cyberspace.

    Comments Off on Notes from the Electronic Cottage 05/11/06
  • Renewable Radio 5/5/06

    Host: Dave Evans
    Hour long live call in show
    Guest: Noah Wentworth, Evergreen Building Collaborative
    Topic: Green Building
    What are some renewable insulation sources?
    How do I choose windows?
    What foundation options use fewer resources?

    Comments Off on Renewable Radio 05/05/06