Tell Somebody
A weekly public affairs program on KKFI-FM 90.1, Kansas City community radio.
Dr. Helen Caldicott - Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Power, & Kansas City

Dr. Helen Caldicott, a pediatrician, has, according to her biography at,  "devoted over 35 years to educating the public and policymakers about the medical hazards of nuclear weapons, nuclear energy, and ecological collapse, and the necessary remedy of citizen participation."

Dr. Caldicott will be coming from Australia to Kansas City to speak on June 17, 2010 (more information at, and she got on the phone with Tell Somebody to talk about nuclear weapons, nuclear power, and Kansas City.

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Free Press' Tim Karr - FCC's Ominous Intentions?

Tim Karr, Campaign Director for Free Press and responds to the Kansas City Star's editorial on Net Neutrality headlined as FCC"s ominous intimidation imperils free growth of the Internet.

Also, Kansas City Activist Mary Lindsay gives some of the history leading up to the right wing activist Supreme Court's recent Citizens United v FEC decision.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:59pm CDT

Coleen Rowley, Ray McGovern, Mignon Clyburn

The May 11, 2010 edition of Tell Somebody features former FBI Special Agent Coleen Rowley talks about the Quarles ('ticking time bomb') public safety exception and former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern talks about how "Loose Lips on Iran Can Sink America."  But first, a few excerpts from FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn's speech made the  orning of the broadcast to a Free Press Media Summit.  Check out all the links at

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:15pm CDT

Antonia Juhasz - The Tyranny of Oil

On the May 4, 2010 editon of Tell Somebody, I played just a few minutes of a phone interview I did with Antonia Juhasz in October, 2008 about what was then her brand new book The Tyranny of Oil - The World's Moswt Powerful Industry - and What We Must Do to Stop It.  After listening again, I decided to post the entire interview here.

Juhasz is an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies and a senior analyst for Foreign Policy In Focus. She is on the National Advisory Committee of Iraq Veterans Against the War and on the Board of Directors of Coffee Strong. She has taught at the New College of California in the Activism and Social Change Masters Program and as a guest lecturer on U.S. Foreign Policy at the McMaster University Labour Studies Program in a unique educational program with the Canadian Automobile Workers Union.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:25am CDT

Puppy Mills, Oil Spills, & the Prince Who Crawled From the Sewer

Barbara Schmitz, Campaign Manager for Missourians for the Protection of Dogs talks about puppy mill reform, Tyson Slocum, Director of Public Citizen's Energy Program talks about the BP Oil disaster in the Gulf, and, from the Tell Somebody archive, part of an October, 2008 conversation with Antonia Juhasz on The Tyranny of Oil.  And what did Democracy Now! have to say about Blackwater's Erik Prince?   Be sure to check out the links at

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37pm CDT