Posts by Ryan Clover

International Workers’ Day

May 1st is International Workers’ Day, a celebration of worker’s rights and the struggle for equality and labor justice. Known also as May Day, the celebration also includes a recognition of immigrant rights and worker solidarity across borders. Now we’re going to take a moment to explore the history of International Worker’s Day, starting in…

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Climate and Social Change with Gay Nicholson and Peter Bardaglio

This week we were joined by Gay Nicholson from Sustainable Tompkins and Peter Bardaglio from the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative (TCCPI).  We talked about the impacts of climate change and the upcoming People’s Climate march. Both Gay and Peter shared some background on their organizing in Tompkins County area. We talked about the meaning of large…

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John Dennis – Salt Mining Under Cayuga Lake

This week we had John Dennis on the show to talk about the health of Cayuga Lake, specifically related to salt mining. He’s a resident of Lansing, an environmental planner, and for the last few years has been working pro-bono to monitor lake health. He joins us to talk a bit about the history of…

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This Week’s News

In conversation : Seattle Grand Jury Resisters on Wikipedia Petition : DROP CHARGES AGAINST BRENNON – HE HAS NOT COMMITTED ANY CRIME! Anniversaries: Feb. 6th 1961 Civil Rights Jail-in Movement Begins Feb. 8th 1968 Orangeburg Massacre Feb. 11th 1978 The Longest Walk Continental News: NoDAPL: By Shelly Neuman The Standing Rock Sioux Water Protectors and…

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Pat Dubin and Chuck Geisler on the Dryden Pipeline Project

In this conversation, Pat Dubin & Chuck Geisler tell us about a campaign to stop a new gas pipeline in Dryden NY. “We are with the group Tompkins County Residents Against the Pipeline. We oppose construction of NYSEG’s West Dryden Road natural gas pipeline, more formally called the Freeville Lansing Reinforcement Project. 27 things to consider before…

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Today – Interview with Brennon Nastacio

On today’s show we’re joined by Brennon Nastacio – a water protector at Standing Rock who disarmed a Dakota Access security contractor attempting to infiltrate the resistance camps in late October. A video shows Brennon Nastacio convincing a security contractor to stop pointing a loaded AR-15 assault rifle at a crowd of peaceful protesters. Now, instead…

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This Week’s Show Notes

Jan 9th 1991 10 Peace Activists arrested for handing out warnings about war crimes Jan 11, 1998 25,000 occupy dam site on Narmada River Jan 11th 2013 Anonymous responds to suicide of Aaron Swartz   Eco-Defense Radio News Updates on Standing Rock Camps: By Shelly Neuman B – The court battle over the disputed easement…

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