A crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out what more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet. Part 2 includes Lisa Loving speaking with writer Elizabeth Royte, author of Garbage Lands: On the Secret Trail of Trash; KBOO commentator Beth Crawford; reporter Don Wolfe interviews scientist Dr. Marcus Erickson about the thousand-mile-wide sheen of plastic garbage in the Pacific Ocean; plus reporters Jim Ivancie and Josh Childs continue their exploration of the local dump.
A crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out what more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet. Part 1 includes: Lisa Loving interviews New York Times blogger Benjamin Miller; Suzanne La Grande speaks with Julie Daniels of BRING Recycling in Eugene; plus reporters Jim Ivancie and Josh Childs journey to the dump.
Hosted by Denise Morris, this program deals with the Global Food Crisis, Racism in and beyond the Presidential campaign, and the future of US Foreign Policy. You can hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow above, or individual pieces by clicking on the links below.
How more can progressives say about racism in the US that goes deeper than the issues of discrimination that have surfaced in the discussion of the Obama campaign? Three Moles have a roundtable discussion: Denise Morris, Laurie Mercier, and Luz María Gordillo.
There is lots of food in the world, but lots of people are starving. Why are the neediest being priced out of the food market? Raj Patel, author of Stuffed and Starving and an activist with Food First, analyzes the situation in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.