RadioActive 10/09/08

Producers/Hosts: Meredith DeFrancesco and Amy Browne

Topics:  Discussion with the director of Food and Medicine on the state of the economy at national and state level. And interviews on Maine connections to Salvadoran communities through the US El Salvador Sister Cities network

What are some of the findings of a new survey and report on the current job quality for people in Maine laid off in the manufacturing sector?  What is the history and current relationship of the USESSC and CRIPDES?  What is involved in the relationship between Radio Sumpul and WERU?

Guests: Jack McKay, director of Food and Medcine ( and president of Eastern Maine Labor Council;  Jon Falk, of Peace through InterAmerican Community Action(PICA) in Bangor ( (; and Adam Lacher, WERU Sister Station Committee (