In an era of massive cuts to social services, the largesse of the wealthy seems a blessing. But what do the rich get in return for their philanthropy? Linsey McGoey argues that they receive both financial benefits and great influence over policy. She traces the history of philanthropy in the United States and discusses the … Continued
Last week PG&E announced an agreement with several environmental and labor groups to close down California’s last remaining nuclear power plant in Diablo Canyon by 2025. How did this agreement come about? What does this mean for California’s energy future and for the future of nuclear power in the United States? Show host and Earth … Continued
With host Kris Welch.