Journalist Tracie McMillan talks about how the poor, including those who work in the food system, are treated by that system. Her book is THE AMERICAN WAY OF EATING: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table. Also Katherine Gustafson tells us about CHANGE COMES TO DINNER: How Vertical Farmers, Urban Growers, and Other Innovators Are Revolutionizing How America Eats.
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August 15th, 2012
August 9th, 2012
Brita Belli talks about her book, The Autism Puzzle: Connecting the Dots Between Environmental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates. And journalist Nancy Nichols talks about her memoir LAKE EFFECT: Two Sisters and a Town’s Toxic Legacy.
July 17th, 2012
Andrew Nagorsky talks about his book, HITLERLAND, a first-ever account of the American eyewitnesses to Hitlerâ€™s rise to power. And novelist Jonathan Rabb discusses his latest in the Chief Inspector Nikolai Hoffner series, THE SECOND SON. Itâ€™s about a Berlin detective in the midst of the Spanish Civil War.
June 13th, 2012
Steve Volk talks about the paranormal and his fascinating book, FRINGE-OLOGY: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable-And Couldn’t; Kim Tredick talks about the â€śsummer slideâ€ť and BrainQuest; and Drew Adamek reviews THE HUNGER ANGEL by Herta MĂĽller.
February 29th, 2012
Journalist Jim Motavalli talks about the electric car revolution. His new book is HIGH VOLTAGE: The Fast Track to Plug In the Auto Industry. And WV airs a 2010 interview with James Hoggan of DeSmogBlog about his book, CLIMATE COVER-UP.
December 6th, 2011
James Workman talks about his book, THE HEART OF DRYNESS: How the Last Bushmen Can Help Us Endure the Coming Age of Permanent Drought. And journalist Christine Shearer talks about KIVALINA: A Climate Change Story.
September 14th, 2011
Susan Freinkel talks about her fascinating exploration into our plastic world, PLASTIC: A Toxic Love Story. And science journalist Dan Ferber discusses CHANGING PLANET, CHANGING HEALTH, the book he co-wrote with epidemiologist Dr. Paul Epstein. Itâ€™s about epidemics and other health effects of global warming.
August 3rd, 2011
Eric Corey Freed talks about the book he co-authored with Kevin Daum, GREENSENSE FOR THE HOME; Barry Katz tells us about PRACTICAL GREEN REMODELING; & green architect Betsy Pettit talks about the deep energy retrofit she did of her old house.