- 5 years ago
Listen as ElleSeeBe interviews Community Organizer Bill Baker regarding the civil rights victory that took place in Mansfield, Ohio, this past November over proposed brine injection wells related to the Oil & Gas industry. His incredible testimony includes an explanation of the controversial drilling practice of hydraulic fracturing (also known as "fracking") to extract natural gas & other fossil fuels; the issue of "Home Rule" and local control compromised by outside financial influence; information regarding the OHIO IS NOT FOR SHALE ACTION/Legislator Accountibility Day on March 6, 2013; and a spoken word piece entitled, "Ode to Civil Disobedience", which Bill wrote for this very special edition of Honeybomb Frequency. Concluding the show is the improvised part of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
To learn more about the OHIO IS NOT FOR SHALE ACTION/Legislator Accountability Day, click on the link: https://www.facebook.com/events/473664206012594/?ref=ts&fref=ts