8 O'Clock Buzz
The Ecuadorian government’s plans to sell a half million acres of Amazonian rainforest to oil companies has been blocked by the legal rights of the indigenous Waorani tribe, and by the legal rights of nature itself. Reynard Loki has been following this conflict and has written an article in Common Dreams about the history and […]
Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Watchdog from the group “Beyond Nuclear“, talks about their latest efforts to prevent several “consolidated interim storage” sites in New Mexico and Texas.
WORT is pleased to support the 2019 Isthmus Jazz Festival at the UW Union Terrace taking place this weekend, June 14th and 15th. Artists range from local favorites to internationally renowned groups and musicians. The full lineup for the weekend shows in available on www.isthmusjazzfestival.com. Makaya McCraven is a drummer, producer, and beat-scientist, and he’s […]
Imagine opening up a box from your favorite CSA farm, only instead of finding a head of lettuce, tomatoes or kohlrabi inside, you find a lithograph, a photograph made with a nineteenth century camera, or an original oil painting. Now imagine that you get a similar box every month. That’s the idea behind the Arts […]
To impeach, or not to impeach. With all apologies to William Shakespeare, that is the question roiling Congress this week. Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report has fueled an intense debate. Centrist Democratic leaders, such as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, publicly worry that, with a Republican Senate that has already refused to convict, a failed impeachment attempt […]
Eunice Gibson and Adeline Zanora from the Colombia Support Network about their group’s activities to support the people of Colombia, who have been killed and displaced by paramilitary, drug lords, and corporations for decades. There is a two day conference this week Friday and Saturday at Edgewood College to learn and discuss issues related to […]