RadioActive 10/12/06

Producers/hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco

Topics: 2 more state governors have joined Maine’s Governor Baldacci to pool resources to combat the use of sweat shop labor in products purchased by state governments. We talk with Bjorn Skorpen-Clausen, Executive Director of Sweatfree Communities. And on this so-called “Columbus Day” activists in Bangor hold a talk called “Columbia: 500 years of Resistance” and reflect on that countries current crisis. Daphne Loring, one of the organizers of a Witness for Peace delegation that will be traveling to Columbia joins us to tell us more. And Susan Beebe of Camden, Maine calls in with news of yet another DOT road widening project that is threatening old trees– this time in Southern Maine