How vulnerable are mobile home park residents to predatory capital? Two experts explain how residents of some mobile home parks are organizing to resist speculative real estate investors by buying the land they live on. Guests are Jim Kachik, chairman of the new Woods Co-operative Association, which is currently purchasing The Woods mobile home park in Mendocino County, CA, and E. Kim Coontz, executive director of the California Center for Cooperative Development, which helps residents purchase their parks. Listen or download here.
AfD Radio: Corporations and Democracy
"Corporations and Democracy" radio, now in its 20th year, is produced and hosted by AfD members and friends on KZYX&Z-FM, Mendocino County Public Broadcasting. The shows feature interviews with local and nationally-known activists, journalists, authors, and policy-makers. You can listen live on air on the second Thursday of the month at 3 p.m. Pacific at 90.7, 91.5, and 88.3 FM in Mendocino County, California, or access the livestream at the station's website.
The show's hosts are Annie Esposito and Steve Scalmanini.
After the broadcast, you can listen or download podcasts here. We also archive past shows on this page.
Whether the focus is local or international, "Corporations and Democracy" looks at how corporate rule stands at odds with good public policy on a range of issues, and provides an opportunity for listeners to learn what individuals and communities are doing at the grassroots to build better and more sustainable alternatives.
If you'd like to find out how to air "Corporations and Democracy" on your local non-commercial radio station, please contact us.