For the first part of today’s program, Esty talks to Mutual Aid Networks founder Stephanie Rearick and organizers Annaleise Hall and Kate Macdonald, who have been traveling throughout the Midwest and East Coast on their Solidarity Sprint tour, about their work building sustainable economies and futures in their local communities in the US, the UK, […]
“Are we asking for the impossible? Yes, we are. But it’s up to us now to do the impossible.” That’s Max Prestigiacomo, executive director of Youth Climate Action Team (YCAT), talking about how previous generations failed to address climate change—and how Gen Z wants to change all of that. Today on the show, Allen hosts […]
Pride isn’t just for the summer! For today’s episode, Ali spends the hour with Steve Starkey, executive director of OutReach LGBT Community Center, and Woof’s Madison owner Dino Maniaci to talk about gay history, the evolution of LGBT rights, how the community is growing, and what it means to be an advocate year-round.
A national action day organized by the Youth Climate Action Team is scheduled for this coming Friday, as reported by organizers Ella Kunstman, a senior at West High School, and Clio Maya-Johnson, a junior at East. The two students talk with Jan Miyasaki about the planned activities that day, and why THEY are up-in-arms about […]
What does it mean to be “fulfilled”? Why are some people “self-fulfilled” while others crave constant positive reinforcement from others? Dr. Raj Nijhawan, noted researcher, will be giving a lecture at Edgewood College on 9/16 — Sue Pastor and Stephan Gilchrist from Edgewood talk to Jan about the program.
Now in its 20th year, the Midwest Environmental Advocates works to defend public rights, protect environmental rights, and is a watchdog for transparency and accountability in government. Peg Sheaffer, Development and Marketing Director, talks about what’s happening in the state.