A pulse on the Environment of Politics

Topic:  Politics, Community Participation,  Environmental Advocacy
Segment: D Report
Participants: David Power  MA ,  Law  Student and  former Political Consultant
Broadcast Air Date: 02/22/19
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
Station: KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive pages: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending, http://www.dreport.org

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Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

Discussion Topics:
-How do we keep up with all the information coming through out screens?

– Are environmental   concerns universally addressed throughout the United States?

– What is the Green New Deal?

–  Are water issues being taken seriously  among the other  community concerns?

–   Is there a relationship between the pollution of water, air ,land and  physical illness?

– Why do we accept the new normal of a contaminated environment?

–  Why do we accept  eating at places that have warning  signs stating the presence of chemicals known to cause  cancer within their establishments?

– Is the Green New Deal a  political party  issue?

–  How much  food is thrown away by  restaurants and  food stores?

-What will  happen to communities once the companies have extracted all the gas from underground via Fracking?

–  Can we have   a transportation future where people move across  through countries to work?

– Are the institution of the United States working as they were advertised?

– Is there a frustration  growing   among people seeing the transparency of inequality?

-What are the different sects of power?

– Are corporations more   powerful than the government  mechanisms?

– Are the old institutions able to catch up with the new thought patterns of a  social network age?

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