6/623/15 Dangerous PassivityDangerous Passivity

6/23/15  Dangerous Passivity Layna Berman and  Jeffry Fawcett PhD discuss the importance of individual assertive control over health crises. Included is the importance of the immune system and how it gets challenged.

Prepare for Health: Responding To Emergencies

Have you talked with your family or neighbors about how you’ll help each other when the next earthquake or fire hits? It’s so easy to put off doing what we need to do to prepare, but there are little steps we can all take that will reinforce our resilience and keep us healthy and safe. … Continued

With Dr. Janet Hudson, Associate Professor of History at the University of South Carolina Palmetto College and author of the book Entangled by White Supremacy: Reform in World War I-era South Carolina.   About the book:  In Entangled by White Supremacy, Hudson explains why white southerners failed to construct a progressive society while maintaining a racially segregated one.  Even … Continued

Dylann Roof’s White Supremacist Views, Links to Hate Group Revealed After Charleston Church Massacre; “That Flag Represents White Supremacy”: Confederate Flag Still Flies at South Carolina State Capitol; “A Classic Case of Terrorism”: Is FBI Ignoring White Violence by Refusing to Call Roof a Terrorist? Exclusive: Green Party’s Jill Stein Announces She Is Running for … Continued

Today’s show features a Live in the studio interview with Portland, Oregon’s trio Bath Party where we discuss their new LP The First Sound, learn about members of the band and give listeners information about their tour down to Mexico where they are gonna join psychedelic group Dazed Sun Lemonade.  

In Your Ear

Jazz Drummer Akira Tana

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Art Sato interviews with Akira Tana, the acclaimed drummer has worked with a Who’s Who of jazz legends, from Art Farmer to Zoot Sims, Sonny Rollins to Sonny Stitt, James Moody to Lena Horne.

As low income renters continue to receive rent increases of $200-500. a month, people with disabilities and others on fixed incomes live in fear of becoming homeless.  Raising the rent, as they skirt or ignore laws meant to protect tenants, is the corporate landlord way. But, some of them are getting organized.  In California, the … Continued

As Nation Mourns 9 Black Victims of Church Massacre, Details of Suspect’s White Supremacy Emerge; Massacre at South Carolina’s Emanuel AME an Attack on Historic Landmark of African-American Freedom; South Carolina Massacre: Why Don’t We Call Killing of 9 Black Churchgoers an Act of Terrorism? “It is in Our Power to Do Something”: After Another … Continued

Sarah Cahill–pianist, radio programmer, and new music impresario–visits The Hear and Now and talks with host Derk Richardson about her June 19 “Piano Party for Terry Riley at 80” and the June 21 annual Summer Solstice “Garden of Memory” walk-through concert at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland. A former KPFA programmer and current … Continued