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  • 01:59

    WBTR - Welcome to Campaign 2016

    in Politics Progressive

    Jim Dean of Democracy for America will be kicking off our debut here on Welcome Back To Reality. Look for Jim to dispel some of the myths you may be hearing about the Bernie Sanders campaign from both the Right and the Left. We are thrilled to have Jim on the air to speak with us as he returns from his activities in New Hampshire  during the primary there.


    We're also excited to welcome Stacy Schinn of the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, PLANevada,. Stacy will discuss upcoming ballot initiatives and other policy matters she is working on in Nevada and nationally.


    Brent Turner of the California Association of Voting Officials, CAVO, will join us to share the latest news on Open Source Voting. Be sure to tune in to hear the latest on how New Hampshire is incorporating Open Source Voting machines in the 2016 election cycle.


    Welcome Back to Reality debuts this Thursday, February 11, 2016, as an affiliate of PNN, and airs from 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM during the afternoon drive time. 


    If you would like to dive deeper into a reality-based world where information is not folded, stapled, mutilated or otherwise altered to mislead, deceive, or misdirect you, please visit http://WelcomeBackToReality.info/wordpress where you can links to other reality-based webites, blogs, and informations sources.


    Rob4Reality


    Notes from the show:


    Brent Turner invites interested activists to join him in the movement for Open Source Voting to secure free and fair elections. More information on Brent's efforts can be found at the CAVO website at http://www.cavo-us.org/. He can be reached by email at turnerbrentM@gmail.com.


     

  • 00:55

    Democracy Spring: Lunch with Louden 2/11/2016

    in Politics

    Guest Francis Moore Lappe, Writer and co-founder of the Small Planet Institute will share the details about and hopes for the Democracy Spring action in April. 


    Democracy Spring


    “The campaign will begin on April 2nd with a march from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia to Washington, D.C. where thousands will gather to reclaim the US Capitol in a powerful, peaceful, and massive sit-in that no one can ignore. Over 1,500 people have already pledged to risk arrest between April 11th-16th in what will be one of the largest civil disobedience actions in a generation. Together we  can open the door to reforms previously considered impossible and reclaim our democracy. Join us!


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  • 00:36

    2/9/2016 EMT License Renewals, Dr. Martens on Federal DEA Legilslation

    in Caregiving

    This webcast of EMS Live in Wisconsin was recorded on Tuesday, February 9, 2016.


    Our first guest at 5:00 minutes into the program was EMS Office Licensing Coordinator Helen Pullen with the State of Wisconsin.  We discussed what is required to renew your EMT, paramedic, or emergency medicala responder liccense as all state licenses expire as of June 30, 2016.  The license renewal website is https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/ems/licensing/renewal.htm.


    At 20 minutes into the program State of Wisconsin EMS and Trauma Medical Director Dr. Suzanne Martens joined us to explain House of Representatives bill 4365, Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medication Act.  It has been recognized that EMS technically operates outside of the current DEA rules for controlled substances for pain and seizures.  The DEA has allowed this to continue, but has stated it cannot do so without a change in the actual regulations.  A draft bill to change these regulations has been written and proposed.  The House of Representatives is processing it, and will vote in the near future.  Without this bill change, all administration of controlled substances will require radio/phone contact for an order with medical control; and the ordering and stocking of these medications will be complex and costly, with potentially every ambulance being considered an "office".  Since the majority of requests for paramedic intercepts involves controlled substances, this impacts all levels of care.  >> Click for HR4365 Toolkit and how to contact your local elected federal representative.


    Co-hosts included Joe Covelli and Patrick Ryan, and the program lasted 30 minutes.


    Don't miss a beat of Wisconsin EMS action - listen to EMS Live!

  • 02:01

    Left Agenda & Progress Toward Democracy

    in Politics

    1st hr. 'Left Agenda w/ Stewart Alexander'
    2nd hr.'Progress Toward Democracy w/ Brian stetten and Ruthann Amarteifio'
    'Left Agenda w/ Stewart Alexander' has a topic that will make some angry, and others just smile and nod.
    "The Similarites that Bernie Sanders has w/ Barack Obama"
    We'll discuss why Bernie Sanders is the perfect clone for Pres. Obama and why Bernie may be the ideal pick for the Democratic Party----
    On 'Progress Toward Democracy.....' we welcome David Cobb, American activist who ran for president on the Green Party ticket in 2004.
    He is the cofounder and National Spokesperson for MoveToAmend.org.
    Move To Amend is a political organization in the US that seeks to blunt corporate power via a constitutional amendment that ends corporate personhood and states that money is not speech.
    Join us as we discuss if we can end corporate rule----

  • 01:58

    "PINK, Peace & Democracy Spring" on "I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee"

    in Politics

    Sunday Morning Alli McCracken joins us to talk about the huge grassroots event, protest and coalition this coming April. Democracy Spring, Democracy Awakening, CODEPINK and Coffee Party USA, along with many other organizations have joined the call to stand in Washington and let our leaders know we the people matter the most."We're a broad coalition of organizations representing the labor, peace, environmental, student, racial justice, civil rights and money in politics reform movements. We share a firm belief that we will not win on the full range of policy issues we all care about until we combat attacks on voting rights and the integrity of the vote by big money.". Besides joining this event CODEPINK is adding to the event by "Appealing to all the Peace Organizations in the United States to come forth and stand together to demand peace.. "While we encourage everyone to be involved in as many events as possible through Democracy Awakening and Democracy Spring, we want to have a strong presence on the last day of the sit-in on the 16th and the big rally on the 17th." Please join us. Longtime Activist, Journalist, Coffee Party Director & Radio Host, Bobby Rodrigo brings you "I Take LIBERTY With My Coffee" on the Coffee Party USA Radio Network every Sunday Morning at 10:00 AM. Advocating engagement Bobby points out the Constitution is the Rule of Law and why it should remain so. Money in Politics, the Political Party Machine, Cannabis Prohibition and partisan blind allegiance is on full display as he advocates against the erosion of Constitutional Protections in the name of corruption & tyranny. "If we focused on following the Constitution we would solve many of the ills of our society.”  Offering guests from Political Organizations, Activism, Media & Artists Bobby invites you to join him Sunday Morning at 10:00 AM on Coffee Party USA Radio.?


     

  • 00:30

    Campaign 2016 w/ Stewart Alexander

    in Elections

    Stewart Alexander is joined by Angel R. Ewing, political activist and educator---
    They will be discussing the joke that the 2016 Campaign is turning into----
    Whether you laugh or cry, it's quite a mess!

  • 01:30

    National Signing Day 2016: Wisconsin football recruiting recap

    in Sports

    The Wisconsin Badgers signed 25 players to scholarship offers on Wednesday during National Signing Day 2016. Who's the sleeper in this class of future contributors to Wisconsin football, and who will make the earliest impact? Who will make the most impact after his days as a Badgers player is done? We ask BadgerNation.com's Ben Worgull!


    We'll play our interview with Wisconsin commit Anthony Lotti from Monday. What does the two-time all-state punter expect of himself when he gets to Madison?


    We'll also play interviews from head coach Paul Chryst and a few assistant coaches from today's press conference.

  • 00:56

    Wisconsin-Ohio State basketball recap; Super Bowl 50 preview

    in Sports

    The Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes 79-68 at the Kohl Center on Thursday night. We'll talk about the game, along with UW's winning streak.


    Former Badgers Brad Nortman and Owen Daniels are playing for the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, respectively, on Sunday in Super Bowl 50. Who will win? We break down the match-ups.


    We'll also discuss the Milwaukee Brewers recent trade, and what's left of their 40-man roster!

  • 00:37

    1/26/2016 EMS Training: "Flipping the Classroom"

    in Caregiving

    This live webcast of EMS Live in Wisconsin was recorded on Tuesday, January 26, 2016.


    Our guests included two individuals with Lifestar EMS in West Bend, WI - Assistant Training Coordinator Tyler Christifulli and Field Training Educator Sam Ireland.  They discussed how they have successfully been using field educators at their base locations, and also sending out to staff pre-training podcasts to encourage education and discussion. They call their program, "Flipping the classroom".


    Lifestar's approach to EMS education included the following:


    Identifying the epidemic of bad teaching practices that surround EMS.



    Using old power points
    Strict outlines
    Crowded slides


    What has Lifestar done to reinvent the way we approach education?



    Field Educators
    White boards
    Flipping the classroom
    Simplified power points and flip chart


    The techniques of running a good simulation.



    You don't need expensive equipment to run a good sim
    Video recording and critique playback
    Always succeed in simulations
    Takes a lot of preparation to run an efficient and dynamic simulation.


    To view and listen to the February 2016 pre-training podcast, "Patterns, Pathways, and Pain", as an example, completed by Lifestar EMS, click here.


    Join co-hosts Chris Anderson, Joe Covelli, Patrick Ryan, Dan Williams and call-in guests and live listeners for 40-minutes of conversation about emergency medical services and the ambulance industry in Wisconsin the second and fourth Tuesday every month.


    Don't miss a beat of Wisconsin EMS action - listen to EMS Live!

  • 01:58

    Talk with Tenney: A Conversation with Tina Minkowitz on CRPD Campaign

    in Current Events

    Call (267) 521-0167 or skype in to hear Tina Minkowitz speak about the Campaign to Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment
    CRPD = Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    * Survivors, researchers, service providers, lawyers - all welcome to write or contribute art work demonstrating support for the standards of international law prohibiting commitment and forced treatment
    * Target date 29 March 2016, opening day of Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 15th session
    * Aim is to demonstrate wide range of civil society support for the absolute prohibition, to share knowledge, to strengthen all those working to put this standard into practice
    * Learn how you can participate
    * Learn more about the CRPD and where to find the absolute prohibition
    * Share your ideas and brainstorm plans and strategies


    Dates:
    Tuesday 2 February at 21:00 GMT/ 4pm New York/ 3pm Mexico City/ 1pm Vancouver/ 10pm Europe/ 11pm Johannesburg/ 6am Seoul and Tokyo/ 8am Melbourne

    Tuesday 9 February at 8:00 GMT/ 9am Europe/ 10am Johannesburg/ 5pm Seoul and Tokyo/ 7pm Melbourne/ 3am New York/ 2am Mexico City/ 12am Vancouver

    This event is designed to reach an international audience and participants should choose the time that best meets their needs. Please see http://www.timezoneconverter.com to check the time in your area if not listed.

  • 02:08

    Talk with Tenney: A Conversation with Tina Minkowitz on CRPD Campaign Part 2

    in Current Events

     Tina Minkowitz speaks about the Campaign to Support CRPD Absolute Prohibition of Commitment and Forced Treatment
    CRPD = Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    Survivors, researchers, service providers, lawyers - all welcome to write or contribute art work demonstrating support for the standards of international law prohibiting commitment and forced treatment
    Target date 29 March 2016, opening day of Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 15th session
    Aim is to demonstrate wide range of civil society support for the absolute prohibition, to share knowledge, to strengthen all those working to put this standard into practice
    Learn how you can participate
    Learn more about the CRPD and where to find the absolute prohibition
    Share your ideas and brainstorm plans and strategies
    Dates:
    Tuesday 2 February at 21:00 GMT/ 4pm New York/ 3pm Mexico City/ 1pm Vancouver/ 10pm Europe/ 11pm Johannesburg/ 6am Seoul and Tokyo/ 8am Melbourne 


    Tuesday 9 February at 8:00 GMT/ 9am Europe/ 10am Johannesburg/ 5pm Seoul and Tokyo/ 7pm Melbourne/ 3am New York/ 2am Mexico City/ 12am Vancouver


    This event is designed to reach an international audience and participants should choose the time that best meets their needs. Please see http://www.timezoneconverter.com to check the time in your area if not listed.