RadioActive 3/1/07

Producers/hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco

Topics:  A representative from Red de Defensores, a network of indigenous human rights workers from Zapatista communities in Chiapas, Mexico will be in the area on a speaking tour soon.  Manuel Mendez Guzman will talk about communities confronting globalization.  Today we talk with Nancy Hill, a local woman who has worked with the group and traveled to the area several times.  And the State Childrens Health Insurance program (SCHIP), which serves low-income children has come under threat due to budget cuts.  We talk with Anna Hicks, policy analyst at Maine Equal Justice Partners (www.mejp.org)

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