Most science fiction espouses one of two very different visions of the future. In the utopian visions of classic “golden age” sci-fi, humanity grows wiser over the years to come, with social, political and economic advances keeping pace with technological change. In the dystopian vein of more recent sci-fi, humanity may still have cooler tech, […]
Pedro Cabezas is a community organizer working to ban mining in El Salvador. Leigh Hardy is a Boston-based social worker and former president of the board of US-El Salvador Sister Cities. Today, they discuss the victory of the popular movement in El Salvador in winning a national ban on metallic mining on multi-national corporations, and […]
Have you heard about the Wisconsin Mining Standoff? The GTac mining proposal? What about the Enbridge pipeline expansion? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Gogebic Taconite beats a partial retreat and pulls its mining operation out of Ashland County. The Monday Buzz talks to Ashland County Board Chair Pete Russo.
MAMA says…Members of Madison Action for Mining Alternatives (MAMA) discuss indigenous treaty rights, Governor Walker’s pro-mining laws, and what it all means for the environment and the people of Wisconsin. There will be time to call in with questions and comments from listeners, as well as information shared about what YOU can do to stop […]
The man who wants to open an open pit iron mine in northern Wisconsin faces criminal charges in Spain for dumping arsenic into groundwater. We hear from geologist Antonio Perez-Porto.