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 […]
Today’s episode features women on the front lines of water and land justice in the United States. First, we get updates from Anne White Hat, an activist and water protector who was arrested for protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline at the L’Eau Est La Vie Camp, a resistance camp in Louisiana. On the second part of […]
Sky Hopinka is a Milwaukee-based filmmaker who uses a variety of experimental visual and audio approaches to explore the experiences of indigenous Americans. One of his most recent projects, Dislocation Blues, offers what Hopinka himself calls an “incomplete and imperfect portrait of reflections from Standing Rock.” His work asks a lot of complicated questions about how native […]
On today’s pledge drive edition of A Public Affair, we check in with journalist Will Parrish, who has been writing about the counter-terrorism tactic used at Standing Rock to “defeat pipeline insurgencies.”
The Menominee Nation, along with local citizens, local governments, and environmental organizations, are fighting against the proposed Back Forty Mine project. The project proposes putting in an open pit metallic sulfide mine on the Menominee River in Lake Township, Michigan. To discuss the resistance against the mine, Esty Dinur is joined by Gary Besaw, Chairman […]
Last week, Esty joined Dena Eackles, Paulette Moore, and Rebecca Kemble to Bismarck as Kemble went for a pretrial motion hearing to dismiss four charges from the protests in fall of 2016. Listen as they share stories on Water Protector trials, new protection camps and other updates from North Dakota.