Enrique Morones

Weekly Round Up! Texas and a Typhoon

Our hearts go out to all the victims and survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.  You can support UNICEF’s efforts to deliver supplies to children and their families online or by texting RELIEF to 864233 to donate $10.   Warren Faidley, storm survival expert, talks to Radio Australia about the almost unprecedented strength of Haiyan, which meant that “A lot of the …

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Weekly Round Up! Watergate and the World Series

Enrique Morones goes to Hollywood!  In Detained in the Desert, Morones portrays Enrique Martinez, a character hybridizing the late human rights activist Roberto Martinez and Morones himself.  “They wanted to make it as realistic as possible and George Clooney wasn’t available,” he cracks.  It premiered at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, and we wish all …

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Weekly Round Up: Sports Camp Redux!

The Sierra Club confers its highest honor, the John Muir Award, upon the “Father of Environmental Justice,” Dr. Robert Bullard, to whom we offer our enthusiastic congratulations.  Possibly the first African American to receive this award, Bullard notes, “it is highly unlikely that I could have been a member of the Sierra Club in my …

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Who’s in the news…

Annie Leonard meets Transition Bondi, hear the inspiring story behind “The Story of Stuff”…  The Border Angels have been aiding immigrants for 25 years, founder Enrique Morones evokes strong reactions… Reuters interview with Gish Jen “Book Talk: Gish Jen on identity, belonging and home…“… Acclaimed American Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Lets Reddit Ask Him Anything…

Who’s in the news…

This weeks ‘Shop Talk’ on NPR features Arsalan Iftikhar… Neil deGrasse Tyson knows how “Astrophysics and Comedy Bond in Brooklyn”…  “Kilroy is here, ready to do its part for clean water, for ORCA of Fort Pierce”, explains Edith Widder… Sandra Steingraber winner of The Heinz Award, plans to devote award money to fight fracking…  Enrique …

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Who’s in the news…

Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses “The Future of the Space Program” and “Manhattanhenge“…   “Do Americans Really Have to Chose Between Health and Energy?”  See the comment for Dr. Robert Bullard in the Huffington Post…    Samhita Mukhopadhyay participated in the highly successful Women’s World: Breaking Ground…  In These Times, features Susan J. Douglas – “Bachmann-Media …

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Outrage over Mexican migrant workers death while in US Border Patrol custody

Anastasio Hernández Rojas was brutally beaten and killed, while in the custody of US Border Patrol agents.Border Angels founder Enrique Morones says  “This is a crime against a human being, Anastasio Hernández Rojas, and it’s just another tragedy that is going to continue to happen until we have humane immigration reform.”Learn more about this tragic story here. …

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Weekly Roundup / Video Friday

Ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber explores the material that links her to coffee, library books, postage stamps, hardware displays, bank tellers, and a bus line. Read it here.  Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon asked UNCA’s 4500 graduates “What if you are not an aberration?” Check it out here.  And in our Friday Video, Enrique Morones visits Bill …

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