Today’s two-part episode focuses on different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. First up, we hear about the crisis in Ecuador, where they are experiencing high rates of infection and devastating death tolls due to delayed action by the government and damaging cuts to the public health system. Our guest is Guillaume Long, senior policy analyst […]
Today on the show, we look at Indigenous resistance movements and environmental activism in Latin America. First, reporter Reynard Loki discusses the Waorani resistance to oil activity in Ecuador. Then, journalist Karla Mendes gives on-the-ground information about the fight for land rights in Brazil under the Bolsonaro administration. Reynard Loki is editor and chief correspondent […]
With the recent announcement of the Green New Deal, we turn our attention to climate justice for today’s episode. First, we hear from Jess Wallach, an activist with 350 Seattle, about last week’s victory in King County, Washington: a moratorium to prohibit new fossil fuel infrastructure. For the second segment, journalist Alexander Zaitchik shares his […]
Madison residents have been doing their part to respond to the humanitarian crisis unfolding in coastal Ecuador after a massive earthquake struck the region a little over a week ago.