HMM 4 – 23 – 2020
Hello Capital Region! This is the Hudson Mohawk Magazine on WOOC-LP 105.3 FM Troy, WOOS-LP 98.9 FM Schenectady, WOOA-LP 106.9 FM Albany and WCAA-LP 107.3 FM Albany, broadcasting from the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY.
We hear from Diana Wright and Francis Magai of PAUSE (People of Albany United for Safe Energy) speaking about their Earth Day plans with Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Radio Network.
Next we hear Alice Walker, social activist, and Joe Lombardo, chairman of the United National Antiwar Coalition from a panel discussion on “The Prosecution of Julian Assange and the Fight for Free Speech,” as reported by HMM roaming labor correspondent Willie Terry.
Then, HMM correspondent Aileen Javier speaks to a Capital Region musical favorite, Taina Asili, about her latest album, and her work in social justice.
Troy City Council member Anasha Cummings talks about the impact of Covid-19 on Community Choice Aggregation, and about the continuing toxic threat of the Norlite Incinerator in Cohoes. With HMM Correspondent, Dave Publow.
For our final segment, Ronnye Shamam, who founded Shamron Mills, speaks with HMM correspondent Melissa Bromley, about what it’s like to be manufacturing hospital gowns and masks during COVID-19.