Imagine having your every move tracked by the government by a device permanently fastened to your ankle. The device has a battery in it, and must be plugged in every few hours. Failure to recharge it could result in your arrest. The device often malfunctions, resulting in gaps in communication and resulting in arrest, potentially […]
Jan talks to Radio Vieques (Puerto Rico) station manager, Robert Rabin, about hurricane and storm recovery on Vieques, the future of solar and wind-powered electrical, and Radio Vieques’ mission.
Kate Gould, Legislative Director for Middle East Policy for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, talks about a recently proposed bipartisan Senate bill SR54, based on the War Powers Resolution, to stop the U.S. participation in attacks on Yemen.
Owls and rodents know nothing about national borders. Neither do wind, water or chemical runoff from pesticides. No walls, border checks or security forces can keep them in or out. On the tension-filled national borders of Israel, Jordan and Palestine, a new sustainable agriculture project involving barn owls is finding common ground. Professor Yossi Leshem […]
“In Praise of Difficult Women,” the new book by Karen Karbo, features literary and visual sketches of 29 women who refused to play by the rules, and went on to successful careers in art, dance, journalism, politics, literature, science, aviation and law — to name just a few. Karen Karbo joins Eight O’Clock Buzz host […]
One of the great challenges facing workers’ movements is how fast the capitalist-fueled world changes. The monied class, it seems, is always one step ahead. Try to unionize grocery store workers, and they get replaced by self-checkout machines. Try to pool workers’ money for political action, and your state legislature enacts right-to-work. In his new […]