From prisoners rights to corporate cash in local elections and everything in between, The Issue takes an incisive look at current events and social justice in Colorado and the Roaring Fork Valley. Listeners are invited to call in and join the conversation at (970) 963 2976. Tune in at 4:30 the first Thursday of each month to hear the latest episode.
The Issue December 5, 2013Amanda Finger of the Laboratory to Combat Human Trafficking talks about her group's recent report detailing human trafficking causes and solutions in Colorado. If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, call the Colorado Network to End Human Trafficking hotline--866 455 5075. For a link to the Laboratory's report on human trafficking in Colorado, click here.
The Issue February 6, 2014Fair Jewelry Action co-founder Marc Choyt joins the show from Santa Fe to talk about the ethics of the jewelry trade, dirty gold, and problem mines both in the developing world and here in the United States. To learn more about ethical jewelry, visit www.fairjewelry.org.
The Issue February 7, 2013Burt Hubbard and Kevin Vaughan of I-News on growing inequality between whites and minorities in Colorado.
The Issue January 2, 2014Toxins in the water: Dr. Susan Nagel of the University of Missouri talks about her research finding hormone-disrupting chemicals near Garfield County fracking sites.
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