Local non-profit organization Wisconsin Microfinance provides small start up loans to entrepreneurs in countries like Haiti and the Philippines. 8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing visits with co-directors Meg DiPoto and Tracy Harvey about the impact these loans are having.
On today’s show, Esty Dinur talks with Jake Johnston on the recent arrest and extradition to Miami notorious former paramilitary leader, DEA-most-wanted fugitive, and Haitian senator-elect Guy Philippe. Later, she is joined in the studio by Ruth Conniff, to discuss the confirmation hearings thus far of Trump’s nominees. Jack Johnston is Research Associate and lead blogger for the […]
Host Jonathan Zarov interviews Shana L. Redmond, a presenter at the March 11 & 12, 2016 symposium Race, Property, Debt at the UW Fluno Center. Ms Redmond will present her topic “Hand-Me-Down Haiti: Disaster Aid and the Culture of Debt”.
LA FETE DE MARQUETTE is always a great party, and now everyone can join in! If you can’t camp out in Central Park all weekend, you can still catch some of the music as it’s being broadcast live on WORT Friday evening and Saturday and Sunday afternoons, pre-empting our regular programming this week.
Often times, outside interests dive into areas in crisis, like Haiti, in the name of disaster relief, but instead of aiding the country in need, these groups have a very different impact. Award-wining author, organizer, and Haiti activist Beverly Bell discussed her two latest books, “Fault Lines: Views Across Haiti’s Divide” and “Harvesting Justice: Transforming Food, Land, and Agricultural Systems in the Americas” with our host John Quinlan on Monday August 19th.
Tenoir Louis Guerrier tells us about Ventures In People’s, a Wisconsin non-profit that works to bring education, clean water and agricultural opportunities to Haiti. Louis Guerrier will be giving a presentation, “Haiti Past And Present,” at Arboretum CoHousing tomorrow (4/30) at 7:30PM.