After NPR Promotes Our Podcast, We Rebroadcast Excerpts from Forgotten Civilians of Eglin Air Force Base – March 28, 2019

This week, the NPR midday newsmagazine Here and Now featured our Environmental Justice podcast Living Downstream. They spotlighted reporter Jon Kalish’s story about civilian workers at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida who tested Agent Orange there during the Vietnam War. When the government settled with veterans exposed to this pesticide, civilian workers were left […]

New Growth in the Birthplace of Environmental Justice on Living Downstream – March 21, 2019

Many places claim the honor of being the birthplace of the environmental justice movement. But one place has, perhaps, the best claim. We’ll head to North Carolina for a preview of our Living Downstream story. Our current episode of Living Downstream: The Environmental Justice Podcast brings together a pair of storytellers. Jereann King Johnson was […]

Fire and Rain: Indonesia Environmental Catastrophe, Hardest on Poor, Revisited on Living Downstream – March 20, 2019

Northern California Public Media’s project Living Downstream: The Environmental Justice Podcast continues, and we want to share two recent stories in the next couple of days. Today – “Fire and Rain – first they lost their forests, then they lost their farms.” Our guide to this story from Indonesia is reporter Dan Grossman. Hear the […]

Garden Society, A Woman-Centered Cannabis Company, Launches Podcast – March 14, 2019

Their company is a bit of a mash-up – they sell cannabis products aimed at women through retail outlets and the equivalent of Tupperware parties. Garden Society is a female-centric local cannabis company, started by two women. They sell products like low-dose chocolates and pre-rolled joints. When KRCB news director Steve Mencher found out the […]