Since June 28, police in Minnesota have blockaded a driveway to an Indigenous camp of water protectors protesting the Line 3 pipeline. (Photo: Giniw Collective)
Posted in Environment News Pipelines

Water Protectors against Line 3 sue over police blockade of Indigenous camp

“The Hubbard County Sheriff has attempted to illegally construct a de facto open-air prison to trap Indigenous environmental protectors and allies on their own property.” by Jessica Corbett, Staff writer July 16, 2021   Water protectors…

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Posted in Climate change Pipelines

‘Keystone XL Is Dead!’: After 10-year battle, Climate Movement victory is complete

“Keystone XL is now the most famous fossil fuel project killed by the climate movement,’ said one veteran campaigner, “but it won’t be the last.” by Jon Queally, staff writer June 9, 2021 fter more than…

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A crowd listen to speeches for racial justice in Portland, Oregon on July 23, 2020. (Photo: John Rudoff/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
Posted in Health News Policing Women

Hundreds say menstrual cycles impacted after exposure to police tear gas at Oregon protests

“This isn’t a coincidence. Something’s going on,” said one person who was exposed. by Julia Conley, staff writer Thursday, April 29, 2021   Hundreds of people reported in a new study that they experienced abnormal menstrual…

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Posted in Analysis Infrastructure Sustainability

With enough political will, all new US car and truck sales can be electric by 2035: study says

“Every year America stalls… we miss the ever-narrowing window to address the climate crisis and ensure a livable planet.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer Thursday, April 15, 2021 A study released Thursday morning by researchers at…

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Posted in Columns Wade Rathke

Father Vincent O’ Connell deserves better than a smear

by Wade Rathke Thursday, February 18, 2021 New Orleans    This was random. A friend and comrade got it in her mind to memorialize Father Vinnie O’Connell, one of the rare and now vanished labor priests,…

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Posted in News Race for the White House 2020 Right Wing Militias

Police opened the gates to allow terrorists onto grounds and up the Capitol steps — video

A video posted to the internet yesterday via twitter appears to show that the Capitol Police intentionally opened the gates allowing the mob of white supremacist mob into the building. Then with smiles on their faces took…

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Musical Mosaic

Tuesdays 8:30-10:30 pm MST with Robyn Shanti The Musical Mosaic is a musical journey through a variety of musical styles and genres to bring joy and inspiration through songs and ideas.   Host Robyn Shanti has been…

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Carrie Plays Some Things

Every Monday evening at 6:00, our Station Manager, Carrie…will play you some things.

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Bedtime Songs

Music and Learning 6:00 – Children’s Music! 8:00 – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child 9:00 – Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater 9:30 – Mary Farfisa’s Musical Aftershow 10:00 – Classics for Kids 10:05 –…

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NaNa Deb’s Bedtime Stories

Music and Learning 6:00 – Children’s Music! 8:00 – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child 9:00 – Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater 9:30 – Mary Farfisa’s Musical Aftershow 10:00 – Classics for Kids 10:05 –…

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The Children’s Hour

Music and Learning 6:00 – Children’s Music! 8:00 – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child 9:00 – Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater 9:30 – Mary Farfisa’s Musical Aftershow 10:00 – Classics for Kids 10:05 –…

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Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child

Music and Learning 6:00 – Children’s Music! 8:00 – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child 9:00 – Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater 9:30 – Mary Farfisa’s Musical Aftershow 10:00 – Classics for Kids 10:05 –…

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Children’s Music

Music and Learning 6:00 – Children’s Music! 8:00 – Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child 9:00 – Mary Farfisa’s Outer Space Radio Theater 9:30 – Mary Farfisa’s Musical Aftershow 10:00 – Classics for Kids 10:05 –…

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Posted in Common Dreams Coronavirus News

With all eyes on election results, experts horrified as Covid-19 hits new record

‘This Is a Tsunami… Pay Attention’ “I dreaded this day… Historic and unprecedented abandonment of the American people.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer Thursday, November 5 With much of the nation’s attention understandably consumed by developments…

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Posted in Black Lives Matter Community Journalism First Nations First Peoples News Racism

‘Small Signs’, Flagstaff resident releases documentary on summer of protests in Flagstaff, AZ

by Mac England, video produced by Levi Stallings Friday, October 16 Flagstaff, Ariz   This summer there were over 50 marches, actions, and demonstrations in Flagstaff, Arizona sparked as elsewhere in the country by the death…

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Posted in Climate change Common Dreams Environment News Toxic Chemicals

Amid US sanctions, Venezuelan oil tanker at risk of spilling 1.3 million barrels and devastating Caribbean ecosystems

This is five times the Exxon Valdez spill off the coast of Alaska. “The Caribbean Sea would never be the same” should the oil spill, climate scientist Eric Holthaus tweeted. by Julia Conley, staff writer Monday,…

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Posted in Common Dreams Op/Ed Race for the White House 2020

Trump, Plato, and the Wizard of Oz

Trump desperately needs to avoid another withering exposure that another debate would cement. That is why, true to the coward that he is, he’s hiding from it. by Robert Freeman Tuesday, October 13 One of the…

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Posted in Analysis Environment Mining News The Conversation Water

A proposed mine threatens Minnesota’s Boundary Waters, the most popular wilderness in the US

This bucket-list destination for paddling, fishing and camping contains more than 1,200 miles of canoe routes among thousands of lakes and streams, drawing some 250,000 visitors yearly. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness draws thousands of…

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Posted in Analysis Climate change Common Dreams Environment Nature Sustainability

Public health experts urge collective examination of what it means to live in ‘harmony with nature’

Warning of More Pandemics to Come To mitigate risk, governments and communities must work together to rebuild “the infrastructures of human existence.” by Lisa Newcomb, staff writer Wednesday, September 9 As the world continues to adjust…

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Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore said Friday he believes President Doanld Trump could secure another electoral victory in November. (Photo: Montclair Film Festival/flickr/cc)
Posted in Analysis Common Dreams Race for the White House 2020

Michael Moore provides ‘reality check,’ warning swing state polls signal Trump could pull off electoral victory in November

The filmmaker correctly predicted Trump’s win in 2016. by Julia Conley, staff writer Sunday, August 30 Pointing to polls in swing states and the wide gap in enthusiasm between President Donald Trump’s supporters and voters planning…

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Satellite imagery from NOAA taken August 26, 2020, shows Hurricane Laura in the Gulf of Mexico. (Image: NOAA)
Posted in News

Warning of ‘unsurvivable’ storm surge as Category 4 Hurricane Laura barrels toward Tx, La.

“Little time remains to protect life and property,” said the National Hurricane Center. by Andrea Germanos, staff writer Wednesday, August 26 1-PM MST This is a developing story. Check back for possible updates. The National Hurricane…

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Posted in Bailout 2020 Coronavirus

GOP floats slashing boosted unemployment payments to $100 per week

Showing ‘Contempt for the American People,’  “Senate Republicans are wildly out of touch with reality. Seriously, just $400 a month? Cutting monthly income for 30 million families by $2,000 would cost the country millions of jobs.”…

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Posted in Editorial/opinon Op/Ed

Wake Up, America! We must force Trump to resign or at least step aside

Your messages tell presidents which way the political winds are blowing. Make this “rumble of the people” speak loud and clear NOW! by Ralph Nader Monday, July 20, 2020 Public Citizen’s open letter, co-signed by over…

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Posted in Columns economic justice Wade Rathke

ACORN is 50

by Wade Rathke New Orleans   Celebrating a 50th anniversary feels strange on a Zoom call, but that doesn’t make it feel any less of an accomplishment. As the clock passed midnight in India, the farthest extent…

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