KFAI

Radio Without Boundaries

KFAI is a volunteer-based community radio station that exists to broadcast information, arts and entertainment programming for an audience of diverse racial, social and economic backgrounds.

KFAI

Catalyst: Politics and Culture

Jan 31, 2020 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Talk/Public Affairs

With Lydia

Local writer Lydia Howell explores local culture, art, and activism with interviews and special features. She won the PREMACK AWARD FOR PUBLIC INTEREST JOURNALISM for her investigative reporting on homelessness in (the now defunct) PULSE Newspaper.

Lydia is a long time denizen of KFAI who also writes for various communicty newspapers and online publications.



SAVING OUR BURNING HOUSE with KEN PENTEL (Ecology Democracy Network) & GRETA THUNBERG

Addressing Climate Change by dumping obsolete GDP (Gross Domestic Product) which focus on un-sustainable growth and money-making--with the GENUINE PROGRESS INDICATOR that includes the REAL Environmental & Human Costs of production--as well as, valuing often un-paid labor.

1:00 PM
Joanne Rand - Never Alone
Joanne Rand Never Alone
v/a If A Tree Falls Earth Beat!
1:04 PM
Special Segments: Wendell Berry, farmer-poet-novelist-essayist-environmentalist, reading his poem THE PEACE OF WILD THINGS
1:05 PM
Interview: Founder of ECOLOGY DEMOCRACY NETWORK/longtime climate change MN activist, KEN PENTEL
1:30 PM
Special Segments: Greta Thunberg, 17 year old climate change activist, who was just named TIME magazine's PERSON OF THE YEAR

Thunberg speaks at the annual World Economic Forum at DAVOS, Switzerland. Excerpt from 1 hour talk called OUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE!

1:37 PM
Interview: Founder of ECOLOGY DEMOCRACY NETWORK/longtime climate change MN activist, KEN PENTEL

continuation & conclusion of interview