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Keith and Naomi discuss Marco Rubio's climate change denialism, Tea Party electoral success in Nebraska and West Virginia Tuesday night, and Idaho joining the list of states that allow gay marriage.
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Wednesday night's episodes are hosted by writer/sociologist Keith Brekhus from Montana and will typically focus on Electoral Politics.
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Originally started during Summer 2013 with Thomas Witt, executive director, Equality Kansas the largest premier statewide organization for the LGBT communities.
Program Summary: Jan. 14, 2015
Segment Summary: 1st Hour - “This Way Out” the international gay and lesbian radio magazine. (30 min.) Gays and lesbians in Ghana go on with their illegal lives; a Turkish lesbian looks to the UN; "Transparent" and "The Normal Heart" score Golden Globe Awards; trans Eurovision Contest winner Conchita Wurst sings for the "Heroes"; a club assault kicks Russian gays in the apathy, 26 Egyptian men are tried for "debauchery", Vietnam okays same-gender weddings, an Irish priest comes out for equality, and more LGBT news from around the world.
Then Amanda Marcotte’s outstanding “RH Reality Check” from the vital news web site RH Reality Check. On this episode of Reality Cast, a researcher from Media Matters discusses conservative myths about contraception. In another segment, host Amanda Marcotte looks at the Christian right’s strange new tactic to replace pray-away-the-gay, and rape denialism continues to get its hooks into conservative pundits.
2nd Hour: We go LIVE with Equality Kansas Executive Director Thomas Witt to discuss state of the state of Kansas.
In this first ever audio edition of Sayre's Law (the lower the stakes, the pattier the arguments), Alex Williams and Tom Suter discuss the Chris Weidman-Lyoto Machida main event at UFC 175; the potentially racist promotional tactics of a small-time MMA show; whether fighters should throw in the towel or try to last the distance when they want out of a fight; and Tom's endorsement of vaccine-denialism in an attempt to connect with our listeners who don't support or understand "evidence."
Chuck Gregory and MIke Palecek welcome returning guest poet Ava Bird and new visitor John Grant.
Bay area poet/artist/activist Ava Bird was one of our very first guests and we always look forward to her visits. She'll tell us what's happening out West and share a poem or two. We love to listen to her read her poetry. John Grant has a couple of Hugos and World Fantasy Awards among other praise that has headed his way. He's published more than 70 books, both fiction and non. He'll be talking about pseudoscience and what he calls 'science denialism' and it should be fun despite the very sad truth that lies beneath the banter. We'll present our version of the presidential debates, give a tribute to Bill Hicks, and as always close with The News from Mount Liberty.
This segment of the Knowledge Parlor will feature Virologist Dr. Donald Alcendor of Meharry College of Medicine in Tennessee. The Knowledge Parlor will ask Dr. Alcendor more questions about the HIV virus this segment.
Dr. Alcendor has done extensive research with the HIV virus and has submitted numerous peer-reviewed publications on the subject of HIV and AIDS.
Continuing our discussion of Climategate and many of the parallel stories around it, I decided to put together this Special Edition of the show with our digital messenger; You Tube's NSMDOC...His channel has been a hot spot for a lot of the news that's been happening below the radar that may impact the lives of millions around the world.
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The year 2008 brought some marvelous guests to the Knowledge Parlor to discuss a variety of topics, from hang gliding to AIDS Denialism. In addition to playing some snippits from previous shows, we will discuss some of the challenges that 2009 will bring that can be addressed with a community-based science literacy movement.