How Small-Scale Composting Is Empowering Baltimore Youth (Episode 89)

Date: 9 Jan 2020 | posted in: Building Local Power | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Host Linda Bilsens Brolis sat down with Marvin Hayes of the Baltimore Compost Collective for an inspiring conversation about the future of small-scale composting in Baltimore. Marvin and Linda talk about how the Baltimore Compost Collective is empowering and employing local youth while also revitalizing South Baltimore, creating quality compost and fighting food deserts. … Read More

How to Reclaim Antitrust for Working People with Sanjukta Paul (Episode 87)

Date: 12 Dec 2019 | posted in: Building Local Power, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Host Stacy Mitchell is joined by Sanjukta Paul, law professor and antitrust and labor expert. They delve into how antitrust laws have been used to hamper the efforts of workers and unions while corporations get a blank check.… Read More

Turkey Talk: Energy Policy and Thanksgiving (Episode 86)

Date: 28 Nov 2019 | posted in: Building Local Power | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Host John Farrell is joined by ILSR’s David Morris and Maria McCoy, for a timely discussion on energy policy as it relates to Thanksgiving. First up, John and David chat about the perils of burning turkey waste to generate energy. Then Maria joins John to talk about the health risks of cooking with gas. … Read More

Save the Date: National Zero Waste Conference

Date: 27 Nov 2019 | posted in: Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The National Zero Waste Conference, organized by the National Recycling Coalition and held in Berkeley, CA is open for registration. This two-day conference, March 18 & 19, 2020, is in conjunction with the California Zero Waste Week at UC Berkeley. Early registration is open now through December 18th. For more info email nrcexecdirector@gmail.com or call 303-907-8609.… Read More

Christopher Mitchell Explains How Preemption Blocks Better Broadband in American Conservative Magazine

Date: 22 Oct 2019 | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In the News: Christopher Mitchell  October 21, 2019 Media Outlet: American Conservative Magazine In a piece for American Conservative Magazine, Christopher Mitchell explains how big telecommunications monopolies weaponize preemption to keep local governments from bringing better Internet access to their communities. … Read More

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