We kick off our first week of winter pledge drive with today’s episode about food justice. Our guest is Monica M. White, professor of community and environmental sociology and author of Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement. She, Patty, and fundraising volunteer Kathy Hoveland have a lively conversation about the history of […]
On today’s episode, we kick off the fall pledge drive with a conversation about the importance of independent media in the current political landscape. Allen is joined in the studio by John Nichols and Bob McChesney to discuss threats to democracy, battling the 24-hour news cycle, and the role of media in culture and politics. […]
This week on Mel & Floyd: the boys keep on entertaining while the pledges roll in. Highlights include how [and why] to get a Mindless Minion card; a brief visit from Esty; a home version of Mel & Floyd?; Penguins; cockroach dynamics; Bourbon & Blue Jeans; hidden Oreos; and a pledge from a mythical city […]
WORT Fall Pledge Drive: Resisting the Status Quo We chose “Resisting the Status Quo” for the Fall 2017 Pledge Drive because that’s been WORT’s mantra since we went on the air in 1975. WORT was established by people with no background in radio. They wanted a radio station by the community for the community. A […]
On today’s show, we talk about migrant farm workers with writer and photographer David Bacon. His new book, In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte, Bacon combines oral histories and black-and-white photographs to document the lives of the migrants. Today is also the start of our summer pledge drive! Donate today.
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