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    165 New Yorkers Testify on proposed New York Health Act. [Audio]

    November 6, 2019

    At the national level, the first four Democratic primary debates discussed “Medicare for all” and how to pay for it. That topic lead all the others in total minutes. Meanwhile, New York state’s legislature held 3 open hearings across the state to discuss the proposed New York Health Act single payer health insurance. Totaling 28 The post 165 New Yorkers Testify on proposed New York Health Act. [A ... more


    Tompkins County first early voting session comes to a close, produced by WRFI and the Ithaca Voice [AUDIO]

    November 5, 2019

    In January, state lawmakers approved the New York State Early Voting Act, which gives New Yorkers extra time to cast their ballots. The post Tompkins County first early voting session comes to a close, produced by WRFI and the Ithaca Voice [AUDIO] appeared first on WRFI Community Radio. ... more


    Nermeen Shaikh: The Crisis of the Media Industrial Complex

    November 1, 2019

    Nermeen Shaikh is a sentinel of U.S. independent media. She's a weekly co-host on the show Democracy Now!” and the author of The Present as History” published by Columbia University Press. Shaikh spoke at Ithaca College on October 3rd, 2019. Her talk was titled: The Crisis of the Media Industrial Complex. This is an edited The post Nermeen Shaikh: The Crisis of the Media Industrial Com ... more


    Plowshares 7 anti-nuclear activists’ trial comes to a close [AUDIO]

    October 25, 2019

    After just four days of proceedings, all of the Kings Bay Plowshares 7 were found guilty on all charges. Ithaca residents Chuck Geisler and Garry Thomas attended the federal trial of anti-nuclear activists, and provided reports to WRFI and The Ithaca Voice throughout the week. WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt and Garry have the final The post Plowshares 7 anti-nuclear activists’ trial comes to a ... more


    Recap: day 3 of Plowshares 7 anti-nuclear activists’ trial [AUDIO]

    October 25, 2019

    After two hours of deliberation, the jury found all of Kings Bay Plowshares 7 guilty on all counts, conspiracy, destruction of government property, depredation of Naval Base property, and trespass, according to a report from Garry Thomas, who’s been reporting on the trial for WRFI. WRFI News director Michayla Savitt spoke with Chuck Geisler about The post Recap: day 3 of Plowshares 7 anti-nuclear ... more