Lin Weaver hosts Jeff Reisig, Yolo County District Attorney, Jesse Ortiz and Carlos Matos, Co-Chairs of the Multi-Cultural Community Council.
topics discussed include: the Multi-Cultural Community Council Initiative; the Diversity Justice and Equity Lucheon, Sep 18th, 12pm-1:30pm, Yolo County Atrium; and the Human Traficking Forum, Oct 15, 7pm - 8:30pm, Davis OddFellows.
Guests Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg are co-producer of the new documentary, The Healthcare Movie. The documentary explores the differences between the Canadian Healthcare system and the American health insurance system and how/why Americans need to adopt a Canadian style single payer system. Laurie and Terry talk about how they came to make this movie, how the American and Canadian systems developed so differently. Terry notes that Canada has a tax system, while America has an insurance system.
Guest Ryan Rittenhouse is the Conservation Organizer with Friends of the Columbia Gorge. He talks about th edangers to community and the environment of transporting coal and oil via train to to-be built terminals in Oregon and Washington. All profit, no benefit, all danger.
Guest Paul Cienfuegos returns to continue discussion of creating local community rights movements to prevent usually large national and multinational corporations from dominating our democracy. Paul reviews the history of the regulatory box designed by corporate interests to regulate the peoples' participation in decision-making. He also discusses the movement to give nature rights, enforceable by citizens and looks at how the community rights movement is developing here in Oregon.
Michael Figlock hosts Chief Vicky Fletcher, Business Services Manager, Yolo County Sheriff's Office of Animal Services, and Kelly Lee, Dog Rescue Coordinator, Yolo County Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), and Petunia, dog.
topics discussed include: Yolo County Animal Shelter and the SPCA and how they work on getting animals adopted and what they do in the community.
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