Two wars continued, the economy remained in freefall, and as hardship ensued, people crafted creative solutions. On this edition, we look back at some of the most compelling stories we brought you during 2009, and find out where things are headed for 2010.
Featuring portions of the following shows:
Voices: Single-payer protestors at Senate Finance Committee meetings; U.S. Senator Max Baucus (D-Mont.).
Voices: Zollie Goodman, former Naval petty officer
Voices: Max Rameau, Take Back The Land founder; Marie Nadine Pierre, Take Back the Land participant.
Voices: Rachel Klein, Fresno Community Food Bank Worker; Evangelina Zaragoza, Needs Food Aid; Nayamin Martinez, Binational Center for the Development of Oaxacan Indigenous Communities Health Coordinator.
Voices: Lawrence Martinez, Randy Mason, Keith Rose and Antoine Sawyer, Richmond Build trainees; Zoey Burrows, Solar Richmond Development & Communications staff member; Samuel Charles, Richmond Build lead instructor.
Also featuring: Russ Choma, Investigative journalist with the Investigative Reporting workshop at the American University School of Communication.
For More Information:
Many Voices for a Single-Payer System:
California Nurses Association (CNA)
Physicians for a National Health Program
Health Care-NOW! New York, NY
Single Payer Action Washington, DC
The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans
Aaron Glantz, Author of “The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans ”
National Veterans Foundation
Los Angeles, CA
New Directions Los Angeles, CA
Swords to Plowshares
San Francisco, CA
Veterans for Common Sense
How We Survive: The Deepening Homeless Crisis
Take Back the Land
How We Survive: Sprouting Up in Empty Breadbaskets:
California Institute for Rural Studies
California Conservation Corps Foundation
California Food and Justice Coalition
Fresno Community Food Bank
Fresno Metro Ministry
The Greening of America: A New Deal for Everyone?
Ella Baker Center Green Jobs campaign
Russ Choma, Investigative Reporting Workshop
Green Equity Toolkit: Advancing Race, Gender and Economic Equity in the Green Economy