HMM 11 – 30 – 2020
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Today, BioHiTech is renewing it’s push to build a solid waste facility in the City of Rensselaer. After having key permits denied by the DEC, they’re back with an even bigger proposal. HMM’s Mark Dunlea speaks with Dave Ellis of the Rensselaer Environmental Coalition.
Then, we have an interview with Elyssa Bolt of the Utica Abolitionists about activism, elections, and prison and police abolition.
And later on, over the Thanksgiving holiday millions of US residents faced food insecurity. Hunger is a 365-day a year problem, which has been greatly worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. HMM”s Michele Maserjian speaks with Barbie Izquierdo, the Community Empowerment Manager with Hunger Free America.
After that, hear a discussion of “Black Reconstruction in America from 1860-1880”, by Author W.E.B Dubois.
Finally, an interview with organizer and Black Lives Matter activist, Lukee Forbes, about a Community Call Out Event that happened on Monday.
But first, here are some of today’s headlines