Friday at 9:30 am
Bioneers brings bold innovators with break-through solutions to the airwaves with our eighth annual radio series. “Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature” airs in more than 250 cities in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Ireland and is free to all stations, distributed by WFMT Radio Network.
A Return to Wholeness: Storytelling as a Healing Art RACHEL NAOMI REMEN March 6, 2015 | 9:30 am
"Our ability to heal the world defines us as human beings. It is central to our human nature. It links us to the very purpose of our lives and all of us are made in such a way that we can make a difference."
Justice or “Just Us”: Environmental Justice as a Universal Human Right CLAYTON THOMAS-MULLER, SHAWNA LARSON, and MARYANNE HITT March 13, 2015 | 9:30 am
The current industrial system generates 94 percent waste. It all lands somewhere, often ultimately in our bodies. A society that wastes its resources also wastes its people. Why are low-income communities and communities of color the perennial human sacrifice zones? Courageous environmental justice advocates Clayton Thomas-Muller, Shawna Larson and Maryanne Hitt are successfully rejecting this new form of toxic colonization from Alaska to Appalachia. They tell us we all have a right to clean air, water and land – the right to a healthy environment.
Digital Democracy: The Cyberworld of Citizen Activism BRAD FRIEDMAN, JOHN STAUBER, and JOAN BLADES March 20, 2015 | 9:30 am
"Democracy right now in the United States of America is in tatters. The media has just been utterly delinquent in their job as a role of watchdog for the country. Whether I like it or not, folks like me have had to step in and sort of fill that breach."
Taking Back the Country from the Nation: Finding the Light in the Shadows March 27, 2015 | 9:30 am
"We know as a nation that we underthink and overwork, mix passivity with bullying, preach democracy and don’t bother to vote. We know what’s wrong. But do we know that knowing what’s wrong is some of what’s wrong?"