articles tagged "Molly Stentz"

Akin’s Rape Comment and the Greated Republican Platform

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 | A Public Affair

On Tuesday August 28th, Cynthia Lin talked with the president and editor-in-chief for RH Reality Check Jodi Jacobson about the Republican Platform on women’s reproductive rights. RH Reality Check is an online publication serving individuals and organizations committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health. Cynthia also spoke briefly with WORT News Coordinator Molly Stentz in Tampa about the discussion at the RNC regarding abortion, especially in the cases or rape and incest. Jodi Jacobson recently wrote the piece “As Romney and Ryan Dissemble, RNC Prepares Radical Anti-Choice Platform Based on Personhood.” In this piece she asserts, “As of today, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan may find themselves in a wee bit of a bind. For the past …. more »

Republican National Convention Updates

Wednesday, 29 August 2012 | A Public Affair

On Wednesday August 29th, Brenda spoke with WORT News Coordinator Molly Stentz on the ground in Tampa, Florida where she is covering the Republican National Convention. They discussed the speeches given by Ann Romney, Chris Christie and our Governor Scott Walker and the impressions these speeches made. To learn more about the RNC: To listen to the entire interview: more »

The Republican National Convention

Monday, 27 August 2012 | A Public Affair

On Monday August 27th, John Quinlan called News Coordinator Molly Stentz who spoke to WORT live from Tampa, Florida at the Republican National Convention. Molly discussed the platforms and the protests as well as the worries regarding Hurricane Isaac. John also spoke about the RNC with Lisa Graves, the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy and the publisher of PR Watch, BanksterUSA, SourceWatch and She has also held positions as a senior advisers in all three branches of the federal government. She was a crucial strategist on civil liberties advocacy. According to the convention website, “The basis of the national political convention was to open the process of nominating presidential candidates to the American …. more »

National and International Sustainability Measures

Wednesday, 27 June 2012 | A Public Affair

During the first segment today, Molly Stentz interviewed Julie Obudzinslu from the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition about the Senate Farm Bill. Today, the Senate passed the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act by a vote of 64-35. Julie discussed the improvements outlined in the bill and the impact the bill may have on Sustainable Agriculture. In the second half of the show, Molly interviewed Professor Patrick Bond from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa about the recent Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Bond wrote an article entitled: “The Green Economy is the Environmentalism of the Rich,” which states: “Perhaps a few environmentally decent projects may get needed subsidies as a result of the G20 and Rio talkshops, and …. more »

The 23rd Annual Energy Fair

Monday, 11 June 2012 | A Public Affair

Monday, June 11th Molly Stentz subbing for Brenda Konkel interviewed a panel of speakers about the upcoming 23rd Annual Energy Fair in Custer Wisconsin. Molly interviewed Amy Heart, Milwaukee Director at Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA), MREA Events Coordinator Ellie Jackson and Nick Hylla the Executive Director of MREA. In addition to the upcoming Fair, the guest panel also discussed the trials and successes of renewable energy locally and nationally. “Each year the MREA Energy Fair transforms rural Central Wisconsin into the global hot spot for renewable energy education. The Energy Fair brings over 20,000 people from nearly every state in the U.S. and several countries around the world to learn, connect with others and ready them for action at home. The Energy …. more »

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