Citizen Journalism

Perils for Pedestrians

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A crosswalk enforcement operation in Bethesda, Maryland.

Topeka, Kansas, has a new pedestrian master plan.

Topeka Metro's bikeshare system and bus stop improvements.

Lawrence, Kansas, and the Lawrence Pedestrian Coalition.

The impact of broken sidewalks on elderly pedestrians in Lawrence.

Perils for Pedestrians

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We visit Memphis, Tennessee. A new bike-ped path on a railroad bridge over the Mississippi River. Public space improvements in the Medical District. A meeting of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals. A few words from the mayor.

Populist Dialogues - 17-39 - Why the Education System Does Not Meet Needs

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Guest Greg Burrill, peace activist, entrepreneur and educator, talks about the Portland Public Schools and the financing of K-12 education in general in Oregon. Oregon is experiencing a funding crisis due to passage of Measures 5 and 50. Greg talks about what those measures did and continue to do, and how they took us from having a school system which was a national model to one characterized by underfunding and under-achievement.

OLLI presents - Kangas Lecture Series - Bob Dunning - Growing Up in the City of All Things Right and Relevant

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OLLI, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, presents, as part of its Kangas Lecture Series, Bob Dunning and his lecture 'Growing Up in the City of All Things Right and Relevant.' Oct.2017.

Populist Dialogues - 17-28 - Nestle Keeps Trying to Bottle Pacific NW Water

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Our guest Julia DeGraw, NW Senior Organizer with Food and Water Watch talks with us on the efforts of Nestle to establish its first bottled water plant in the Pacific NW in the Oregon town of Cascade Locks.

Recorded: July, 2017

Populist Dialogues - 17-27 Getting to 100% Renewables by 2035

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Host David Delk talks with Food and Water Watch's (FWW) Julia DeGraw about who and what FWW is and does. Julia continues with a discussion of current campaignswhich will focus on local and state action because we can not expect leadership on the climate crisis to come from the federal level. FWW has a new campaign to get "Off Fossil Fuels" by 2035. We also talk about their campaign for GMO labeling and the future of that. Julia also talks about the massive mega-dairy, Three Mile Dairy, in Morrow County and dangers to area water supply.

Populist Dialogues - 17-26 How We Lower Tensions with North Korea

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Guest Martin Hart-Landsberg, retired economics professor at Lewis & Clark College and member of the board of the Korea Policy Institute, talks with host David Delk about the causes of the rising tensions between the US and No Korea. Martin also has a blog called Report from the Economic Front. We talk about the history of American involvement with both North and South Korea, how So Korea outspends No Korea on their militaries, the lack of good faith bargaining on the part of the US.