50 years ago, the Poor People's Campaign advocated for economic justice for poor Americans. What does that fight look like today?
The Trump administration recently proposed sweeping cuts to the long-running federal effort to restore the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Meanwhile, state and local politics are disrupting programs to restore the blue crab population. Kojo explores what’s at stake for the Chesapeake in the current political environment, both nationwide and here at home.
- Bob Deans Director of Strategic Engagement Natural Resources Defense Council; @DCdeans
- Myron Ebell Director, Center for Energy and Environment Competitive Enterprise Institute; @myronebell
- Rona Kobell Chesapeake Bay Reporter, Bay Journal; @rkobell
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