Sustainability

Populist Dialogues - 17-44 - Just Energy Transitions Initiative - how we get to clean energy and just jobs creations

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Guest Anais Tuepker talks about the proposed Portland Just Energy Transition initiative petition for the City of Portland. Noting that environmental groups and communities of color have not in the past worked together, she says that this has been written by a collaboration between them.

Populist Dialogues - 17-43 - Single Payer Health Care - Better Care for More People for Less Money

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Host David Delk talks with Tom Sincic, President of Health Care for All Oregon. Tom details the problem of present for-profit health care insurance model and how it does not serve the interests and needs of people. A single payer system would have quite different results. Single payer means better care, less wasted time, better care, all for less money.

Tom describes efforts at both the state and federals levels to create single payer health care. In Oregon, HCAO is working toward a ballot measure creating a Oregon Single Payer System for the 2020 ballot.

What's at Stake? Net Neutrality

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America’s access to a fair and open Internet is under attack as Trump’s FCC challenges existing Net Neutrality rules.

This 58-minute special hosted by Laura Flanders discusses the major risks of rolling back net neutrality rules and how people can voice their opinions on this important issue. Weighing in on the topic are panelists Brandi Collins of Color of Change; law professor Tim Wu, Craig Aaron of Free Press; and Gigi Sohn, former Counselor to the FCC Chairman and Open Society Fellow.