Hugh MacMillan, senior researcher at the Water, Energy, and Climate division of Food & Water Watch, discusses the business behind geopetrol pipelines — who’s building and who’s funding these huge projects.
We think of Tom Hayden as an anti-Vietnam war protester and organizer, but he also drafted legislation to compensate victims of forced labor camps of U.S. citizens of Japanese descent in internment camps during World War II. Toyoki Sato, lecturer at the Copenhagen Business School, talks about her experiences with Tom Hayden, and his efforts […]
REAP Food Group’s efforts to support Farm-to-school and Farm-to-Business programs are supported, in part, by the Pie Palooza, a fundraiser a.k.a. food fest, a.k.a. pie buffet to showcase local growers and raise money for the program. It will be held on October 30 at the Goodman Community Center from 9:30-1:30 with tickets available on-line.
Corporate-sponsored laws favor pipeline companies — so says Scott Edwards, Co-director of the Food & Water Justice Team at Food & Water Watch. In his interview with Jan Miyasaki, he outlines the false stories of so-called “rioting” by the water protectors at the Dakota Access Pipeline, and how legal challenges are made difficult by laws […]
Would you bike more around Madison if it weren’t for a particularly sketchy intersection? What If you had a more connected bike path network? Earlier this year a group of local cyclists launched Madison Bikes, an advocacy group with the goal of making the city’s bicycling network more accessible and comfortable for people. In fact, […]
The Virginia-based Treatment Advocacy Center recently found that a mentally ill person in America is sixteen times more likely to be shot dead by the police than is someone in good mental health. To address these shortcomings, the National Council for Behavioral Health is joining with the International Association of Chiefs of Police in a […]