September 11, 2020

HMM 9 – 11 – 20

Hello Capital Region! This is the Hudson Mohawk Magazine on WOOC-LP 105.3 FM Troy and WOOS-LP 98.9 FM Schenectady broadcasting from The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy. Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine,

Fahana Sultana of Syracuse University and Richard Brooks of speak with Mark Dunlea about a letter urging New York State to divest from fossil fuels, signed by 1,100 academics and scientists.

Then, Tom Konrad of the Marbletown Environmental Conservation Committee and Melissa Everett of the Sustainable Hudson Valley talk with Mark Dunlea about Marbletown’s recent decision to switch all its energy to renewables.

After that, on Upstate Housing, Michele Maserjian brings us the voices of Miriam Axel Lute editor from ShelterForce magazine and Andreanecia Morris executive director of HousingNOLA, who discuss what’s going to happen when rent moratoriums and mortgage forbearance ends.

Then, Noah Gokul and Jessie Roth of the Institute for the Development of Human Art talk with Corinne Carey about their upcoming event, Decarcerating Care: Taking Policing Out of Mental Health Crisis Response.

And to close out the show, Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry interviews Professor Mark Abendroth about his new historical book, “Song, Struggle, and Solidarity: The New York City Labor Chorus in its Twenty-Fifth Year.”

But first, here are the headlines.

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