Archives for Jim Harney

RadioActive 11/20/08

Producers/Hosts: Amy Browne and Meredith DeFrancesco

Segment 1:We talk with Jim Harney, a well-known photojournalist and international social justice activist.  Jim is terminally ill, but continues to use his time and energy to speak out about important issues–today he reflects on the “School of the Americas” aka “The School of the Assassins” at Ft. Benning, GA.   FMI:;,

Segment2: The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting in Searsport on December 1st (at 3p.m. at the Union Hall) to address the Maine Department of Transportation’s proposal for a wetland mitigation bank —- a proposal that has serious potential ramifications for Sears Island.  Jody Spear has been working on the issue and will join us later in the program to tell us more.  FMI: and select “Regulatory/Permitting”, then “Weekly Public Notices”, also

RadioActive 7/31/08

Producer/Host: Meredith DeFrancesco

Topic:  Today we consider the life and work of photojournalist Jim Harney, as he prepares for a walk in solidarity with the undocumented. Get updates from walk and see Jim’s work at

And we get an update on aerial spraying from the Maine Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides  before the August 1st meeting of the Board of Pesticides Control.  FMI: