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RADIO

  • Mike Nowak's Garden Talk
    Sundays: 12:00 Noon, CST 720 AM
  • DEMOCRACY NOW
    www.democracynow.org
    Good in depth coverage of local and global news not found anywhere else.

FILMS

  • Blue Vinyl
    http://www.bluevinyl.org
    A toxic comedy look at vinyl, the world's second largest selling plastic. With humor, hope and a piece of vinyl siding firmly in hand, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand and co-director Daniel B. Gold travel from Helfand’s hometown to America’s vinyl manufacturing capital and beyond in search of answers about the nature of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). 80 minutes.
  • Exporting Harm: The High-Tech Trashing of Asia
    http://www.ban.org
    A documentary based on an investigative report revealing that huge quantities of hazardous electronic wastes (E-wastes) are being exported to China, Pakistan and India where they are processed in operations that are extremely harmful to human health and the environment. 23 minutes.
  • Gone Tomorrow: The Hidden Life of Garbage
    Distributed by: http://www.akpress.org
    To investigate the roots of our waste addicted culture, Heather Rogers excavates the history of garbage handling from the 1800s to the post-WWII golden era of consumption, up through the contradictions of modern day recycling. 19 minutes.



Quotation

"For the first time in the history of the world every human being is now subjected to dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death."

Rachel Carson, author of 'A Silent Spring'


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