Tell Somebody
A weekly public affairs program on KKFI-FM 90.1, Kansas City community radio.
Feeding the Homeless In Kansas City

A recent Kansas City television news piece was headlined

Well-meaning Homeless Donations Cause Problems in KCMO

and ended saying "The service providers, along with Kansas City, Missouri police, say they are discussing whether the city can create an ordinance prohibiting this type of donation drop-off or require the groups to get a license to serve food."

The April 24, 2012 edition of Tell Somebody  featured Evie Craig, executive director of Restart, who was quoted in the news piece, Richard Tripp, director and founder of COPPInc, and Jennifer Gould, coordinator with Heart of America Stand Down.

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Atty David Lane on Supreme Court & Brian Terrell  on US Drone Strikes, Protest, & Empire

On Tell Somebody on April 17, 2012, we heard first from David Lane, Denver attorney who argued Reichle v Howards at the US Supreme Court on March 21, 2012.  Lane represent Steven Howards, who was arrested after he told then vice president Cheney that his policies were disgusting.  Lane said "This case has the possibility of radically reshaping how protest works in the United States."

After that, Brian Terrell, co-coordinator with Voices for Creative Non-Violence, talks about why he came to Kansas City for the Trifecta Resista, a weekend trio of protests against nuclear weapons production in Kansas City, Missouri, the abuse of Bradley Manning at Fort Leavenworth, and US drone policy at Whiteman Air Force Base near Knob Knoster, Missouri. 

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Ann Wright & Kathy Kelly on Trifecta Resista plus Corporate FM

The April 10, 2012 edition of Tell Somebody begins with Kansas City film maker Kevin McKinney talking about the premier of his new film Corporate FMThen we hear from Col. Ann Wright and Kathy Kelly about the Midwest Trifecta Reista, a weekend of protests against production of nuclear weapons parts in Kansas City, Missouri, the imprisonment of alleged whistleblower Bradley Manning in Leavenworth, Kansas, and the unmanned drone traing operations at Whiteman Air Force base.

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Feeding the Homeless, GSA Boss Quits, Trifecta Resista, & Tapping Cheney on the Shoulder

The April 3, 2012 edition of Tell Somebody featured Richard Tripp, cabdriver and founder of Care of Poor People, Inc., and Evie Craig, Executive Director of homeless services provider Restart with two different views about how to feed and clothe the homeless.

Also on the show, former Kansas City television reporter Russ Ptacek made his debut on a CBS affiliate in Washington D.C. with Kansas City nuclear weapons plant connections to the story of the resignation of GSA Administrator Martha Johnson after an Inspector General Report on extravagant (nearly a million bucks) spending for a Las Vegas conference, news of Col. Ann Wright and Kathy Kelly's imminent return to Kansas City for a 'Trifecta Resista,' and SCOTUS audio from arguments on a case where Justice Scalia opines that tapping Vice President Cheney on the shoulder is okay if you want to praise him, but is criminal assault if you criticize him.

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