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Whatcha Workin’ On, John Farrell? Podcast Episode 2

| Written by Lisa Gonzalez | No Comments | Updated on Feb 6, 2013 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

In our second episode of Whatcha Workin’ On? Lisa Gonzalez interviews John Farrell, Director of the Democratic Energy Program at ILSR.

John describes the program and gives us an update on current and future projects, including some ground breaking proposals that can transform the way local communities can obtain or create the energy they need. John discusses how ILSR is partnering with other energy minded groups in Minnesota and how his program is also working with national groups on policy change. John also discusses some of his recent research findings and give us a preview about what to expect next.

Whatcha Workin’ On? Episode 2


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Lisa Gonzalez researches and reports on telecommunications and municipal networks’ impact on life at the local level. Lisa has worked in politics, education, and as a freelance journalist. In addition to her contributions at, Lisa writes for and produces the Broadband Bits podcast. More

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