We speak with local activists and advocates who are pushing to make sure local people in Oakland have a seat at the table for downtown development. Guests: Michael Low, organizer Eric K Arnold, spent 20 years as a music journalist and documentarian before expanding his repertoire to include community-based reportage on topical issues, from energy to environment … Continued
Election Day is less than a week away—how can the top race be so close???? and other questions for progressives! PLUS: Tim DeChristopher in the role (missing) of the climate in political discourse. With host Kris Welch.
This just in: President Obama has rejected the Keystone XL pipeline proposal. Activists say this is the start, not the end, of the battle. PLUS: the Obama administration released the text of the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement this week—over 6000 pages, most of it bad news for consumers. AND: anti-fracking activists in California, with prayers. … Continued