The most sustainable energy is local energy. David Morris of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about why this is so, and how it would generate not only power but participatory democracy.
Laurie King, one of the organizers of the recent Town Hall meeting on the economic crisis, talks with Bill Resnick about the follow-up scheduled for Wednesday, February 18 at the SEIU Local 49 auditorium on SE 26th about a block south of Powell. Bill and Laurie discuss actions and campaigns that would unify the many constituencies that came to the Town Hall around a "recovery" program adressing both the short run pain and long term threats. Video highlights of the January 29 meeting here.
Hosted by Jan Haaken, this show features a discussion of democracy and local energy production; the Mickey Rourke film The Wrestler, the 19th Annual Cascade Festival of African Films, and a follow-up on the Economic Town Hall meeting held in Portland on January 29. To hear the whole show, click on the arrow above. For individual pieces, follow the links below: