“Can we imagine a different way of being on the earth? Can we imagine our way into a world where we can say, and live by, the words Enough. We have enough? Can we imagine our way into a world where we change our ideas and behaviors so that the earth can live?” These are […]
In this episode, Patty explores the intersection between environmental justice and public health. She is joined in the studio by Monica Vohmann, a practicing family medicine physician and member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Jimmy Para, staff attorney at Midwest Environmental Advocates. They discuss the importance of storytelling in helping people to see and […]
For today’s episode, we opened up the phone lines to hear from listeners. Over the course of the hour, Esty and the callers talk about Standing Rock and indigenous rights, water justice, climate change, sustainability, clean energy, and creating the world we want to live in. “I’m so grateful for something like WORT, where I […]
Reverend Billy And The Stop Shopping Choir are performing here for the first time in Madison at First Unitarian Society of Madison on June 13 at 7 pm! “Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir is a New York City based radical performance community, with 50 performing members and a congregation in the thousands. We […]
What is environmental justice? What is this movement and what does it mean? What are its origins and why is it important? What can environmental justice movements teach us about community organizing? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
How can we combine environmental work with labor and community organizing? Is there a need need for political and social activists to break down the artificial divides between various sectors? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!