• 02:05

    KANSAS COFFEE BAR

    in Politics

    Program Summary date


    Hear Rep. Bill Otto and "the Lineball Sisters" discuss all manner of smalltown life in Kansas in the second hour after these news stories.


    Counterspin (30 min.)


    Description: This week on CounterSpin: A Rolling Stone account of a shocking gang rape at the University of Virginia got wide attention in the media for shining a spotlight on campus sexual assaults. But now critics are saying the magazine's approach was flawed, and some wonder if the whole thing is a hoax. Investigative reporter Lindsay Beyerstein joins us to talk about the piece and what the critics are missing.


    Free Speech Radio News (30 min.)


    Description:



    Protests grow nationwide after no charges in Eric Garner police choke hold death
    UN climate talks open in Lima, activists hold parallel summit
    Opponents of LNG export terminal at Cove Point say FERC rubber-stamps projects
    A visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda
    Colorado apologizes 150 years after the Sand Creek Massacre
    Florida judge issues ruling in favor of Food Not Bombs feedings


    Co-hosted during the second hour with Rep. Bill Otto, formerly of the 9th district, in the Kansas legislature listen in to conversations with "Traditional Republicans" who have lived small town life in Kansas across the generations.

  • 00:10

    Proposed FERC Rule Change Benefits Battery Energy Storage

    in Business

     
    Eric Hsieh, regulatory affairs manager with A123 Systems, discusses a proposed rule change by FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, regarding compensation for frequency regulation services on the wholesale power market. If passed, the  change would establish a pay-for-performance model for compensating frequency regulation, which would be favorable for battery energy storage systems and other fast-ramping resources.

  • 00:32

    Interview With Shari Tarantino

    in Environment

     



    Shari Tarantino President of the board at Orca Conservancy.


    Orca Conservancy, along with four other conservation groups, the Pacific Whale Watch Association, and the treaty tribes of Washington State are requesting your participation in opposing the Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal FERC Project No. 12690, to be sited on the east side of Admiralty Inlet in Puget Sound, Washington, about 1 kilometer west of Admiralty Head and part of Whidbey Island. Our opposition is not against ‘green alternative energy’, but we do oppose the current site chosen.


    This OpenHydro Pilot Tidal Turbine Project could have detrimental impacts on our treasured Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale (SRKW) population, as well as affecting transient orcas and 12 other Federally Protected ESA species, including Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, North Pacific Humpback Whales, and the Eastern Stellar Sea Lion.


    The Endangered Southern Resident Community of Killer Whales (SRKWs) is now at the lowest population number in more than a decade. The three family groups, J, K and L Pod, currently stand at 80 members, (Center for Whale Research, 7/2013). Adding insult to injury, there have been no calves born this year despite recovery plans in place in Canada and the U.S.


    What clearly needs to be understood is that tidal energy production is still very much in its infancy. That the amount of power produced so far has been small. Currently, only two commercial-sized tidal power plants operate in the world. One is located in La Rance, France; the other is in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, Canada.


    Sign the petition here: PETITION


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  • 00:31

    Guerrilla Radio with American Spring

    in Current Events

    Friday from American Spring: A closer look at FERC, Ameren, Franklin and Hartzler.  We will look at what Hartzler's bill will really mean for lake land owners.
    Call in. Join the conversation.
    Show at 11AM.

  • 00:31

    Guerrilla Radio with American Spring

    in Podcasting

    Guerrilla Radio with American Spring #sundayschool edition.  The news from around the world and around the block. 
    Topics subject to change.
    Call in and join the conversation.

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