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Forward Radio is listener-sponsored, volunteer-powered, grassroots community radio WFMP-LP Louisville, Kentucky. We have been broadcasting at 106.5fm and live-streaming at forwardradio.org since April 9, 2017. Enjoy this selection of our archived local programs, and if you like what you hear, please donate to keep us on-air at forwardradio.org. It costs $20/day to keep this programming coming your way.

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Forward Radio is listener-sponsored, volunteer-powered, grassroots community radio WFMP-LP Louisville, Kentucky. We have been broadcasting at 106.5fm and live-streaming at forwardradio.org since April 9, 2017. Enjoy this selection of our archived local programs, and if you like what you hear, please donate to keep us on-air at forwardradio.org. It costs $20/day to keep this programming coming your way.

    The Climate Report #356 | The War In Ukraine | 12-5-22

    The Climate Report #356 | The War In Ukraine | 12-5-22

    Let's look at a statement from the White House about the war in Ukraine and compare the statement with historical reality.

    • 28 min
    Sustainability Now! | Brooke Gentile | Organic Association of KY | Dec. 5, 2022

    Sustainability Now! | Brooke Gentile | Organic Association of KY | Dec. 5, 2022

    On this week’s show, your host, Justin Mog, puts on his overalls for a conversation with Brooke Gentile, Executive Director of the Organic Association of Kentucky, OAK (https://www.oak-ky.org). We discuss the state of organic and sustainable agriculture around the Commonwealth, why farmers are looking to organic solutions, and what OAK is doing to support that transition.

    Listen in to learn about their Farmer Field Days, Workplace CSA programs, the Transition to Organic Partnership Program, the Global Farm Metric - Farm Sustainability Assessment Tool, the 2023 Farm Bill, and get a sneak preview of OAK’s annual Organic Farming Conference that is coming up January 26-28 at KSU in Frankfort, KY. The Early Bird deadline for discounted registrations is coming up December 15th. Learn more and register at https://www.oak-ky.org/annual-conference

    Brooke wanted to share these Farm Bill resources:
    - Kentucky Food Action Network (KFAN) is a collective of individuals and organizations united under the common purpose of creating accessible and resilient food systems that prioritize the health of Kentuckians and the land across our Commonwealth by nurturing all aspects of Kentucky’s food system, from the producer to the consumer. They focus on policy initiatives and have a Farm Bill working group - sign up to learn more at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSezaRlHP64qPPUWP7jrQTN5bU-vgXR1EkmhscETOvecAm9jlQ/viewform
    - Community Farm Alliance (CFA) recently held a Farm Bill 101 webinar and it is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ulJeBCM5PBk&feature=youtu.be
    - National Sustainable Agriculture Network (NSAC) has a great resource on "What is the Farm Bill?" https://sustainableagriculture.net/our-work/campaigns/fbcampaign/what-is-the-farm-bill/

    As always, our feature is followed by your community action calendar for the week, so get your calendars out and get ready to take action for sustainability NOW!

    Sustainability Now! is hosted by Dr. Justin Mog and airs on Forward Radio, 106.5fm, WFMP-LP Louisville, every Monday at 6pm and repeats Tuesdays at 12am and 10am. Find us at http://forwardradio.org

    The music in this podcast is courtesy of the local band Appalatin and is used by permission. Explore their delightful music at http://appalatin.com

    • 58 min
    Election Connection | Prof. Trucios-Haynes on History of Amendments | 11-29-22

    Election Connection | Prof. Trucios-Haynes on History of Amendments | 11-29-22

    Prof. Enid Trucios-Haynes, from the U of L Brandeis School of Law, spoke at the Louisville League of Women Voters for their Democracy in Action meeting on 11-21-22. She reviewed amendments to the U,.S. Constitution enacted throughout American history that affected voting (and other) rights, leading up to the Dobbs case which overthrew Roe vs. Wade (giving women the right to an abortion.)

    • 58 min
    On The Edge With K.A. Owens | Naeim Torkian | Killing of Mahsa Amini by Iran's Morality Police

    On The Edge With K.A. Owens | Naeim Torkian | Killing of Mahsa Amini by Iran's Morality Police

    K.A. Owens interviews Naeim Torkian of the Iranian American community in Louisville, KY about the death of Mahsa Amini on September 16, 2022 in Iran at the hands of the Morality Police. Naeim talks about what the world can do to assist in the development of basic Human Rights in Iran.
    Recorded Wednesday November 30, 2022, 11AM.

    • 29 min
    Perks S. 7 Ep. 157 | Rijula Das | An International Whodunit | 11-30-22

    Perks S. 7 Ep. 157 | Rijula Das | An International Whodunit | 11-30-22

    Our guest this week, Rijula Das, is originally from India but now makes her home in Wellington, New Zealand. She is an author and a Bengali-to-English translator. Her debut novel A Death in Shonagachhi was published in India last year but has come to the United States with a different title, Small Deaths. Her book was named by the website Crime Reads as a “must read” and Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn recommended Rijulas’ debut during an appearance on Good Morning America. The book has been optioned to adapted for the screen.

    You can find Rijula Das on Instagram at @rijuladas and at her website www.rijuladas.com

    For show notes for any episode, go to our website at www.perksofbeingabooklover.com. We are also on Instagram @perksofbeingabookloverpod and on FB Perks of Being a Book Lover.
    1- Small Deaths/ A Death in Shonagachhi by Rijula Das

    2- Hamlet by Shakespeare (Amleth)

    3- The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

    4- Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

    5- Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

    6- The Kissing Bug: The True Story of a Family, an Infect, and a Nation's Neglect of a Deadly Disease by Daisy Hernandez

    7- Less by Andrew Sean Greer

    8- Less is Lost by Andrew Sean Greer

    9- In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

    10- Haven by Emma Donoghue

    11- Room by Emma Donoghue

    Movies mentioned--
    1- The Northman (Prime Video )2022

    2- The Wonder (Netflix) 2022

    3- Room (2015)

    • 59 min
    Solutions To Violence | Johanna Solomon | Identity in Peace & Reconciliation | 11-29-22

    Solutions To Violence | Johanna Solomon | Identity in Peace & Reconciliation | 11-29-22

    Dr. Solomon is an interdisciplinary scholar and conflict resolution practitioner interested in core questions of identity- including religious, cultural, national and gender identities- in peace and reconciliation. Her work focuses on political science, with strong roots in political psychology, social psychology, sociology and cultural anthropology. It is based in a scholar-practitioner approach informed by my own work and training in conciliation, facilitation, negotiation and mediation.

    Dr. Solomon is an Assistant Professor at Kent State University in the School of Peace and Conflict Studies, focusing on community conflicts and conflict resolution. And a prior position was as the Mellon Post-Doctoral Scholar in Peace and Conflict Studies at Grinnell College.

    She a certified mediator in California with hundreds of hours of mediation experience with conflict resolution practice working with programs such as the Alternatives to Violence Project.

    • 54 min

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