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Two Topics: After the Democratic Convention; and Carbon Sequestration–July 30, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  Sammi Brown, Democratic Candidate for WV House of Delegates; Sudheer Shukla, Outreach Specialist for DC Chapter of Biodiversity for a Livable Climate; and Martha Holdridge, Retired Cattle Farmer, Practitioner of Management Intensive Grazing at West Wind Farm.

Discussion:  The first part of the audio is a discussion of the status of Democratic politics following the Democratic Convention and the direction Bernie Sanders supporters may be taking.  The second part is concerned with global warming and the role of carbon sequestration in curtailing global warming, in particular the role of  better cattle grazing techniques.

For additional information on Carbon Sequestration through Management Intensive Grazing please see Martha Holdridge’s blogsite:  Grass Power  www.grasspower.org

This audio was broadcast on WSHC radio from the campus of Shepherd University on July 30, 2016.

Conversation about the Democratic Convention, Environment and Criminal Justice–July 16, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  David Manthos,  Bernie Sanders delegate to the Democratic Nominating Convention; and Hassan Rasheed, Democratic Nominee for Prosecuting Attorney, Jefferson County, WV

Discussion:  A wide ranging conversation about the Democratic Convention, environmental issues and criminal justice as it relates to race relations.

Broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown from the campus of Shepherd University on July 16, 2016.

Views expressed are those of the host and guests and are not intended to represent the views of the radio station or Shepherd University.

7 Generations Radio: WV Delegate Stephen Skinner –Feb 20, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  WV Delegate Stephen Skinner.  Stephen Skinner is a current delegate to the WV House of Delegates and is also running for WV State Senate

Discussion:  Issues facing the WV legislature, Delegate Skinner’s experience as a delegate, alliances with libertarians, effects of budget shortfall, severance tax, revenue cuts due to tax breaks to coal,  effect on state schools, medical cannabis, pill mills, penalties for sale and use of hard drugs, falling wages, right to work and prevailing wage.