Willamette Wake Up 07/20/2021 Energy Islands: Metaphors of Power, Extractivism and Justice in Puerto Rico

Willamette Wake Up

Willamette Wake Up 07/20/2021 Energy Islands: Metaphors of Power, Extractivism and Justice in Puerto Rico

Show Notes

Author Catalina de Onís talks about her new book “Energy Islands” and how local community groups in Puerto Rico have struggled against energy coloniality to mobilize and transform power from the ground up.  She makes correlations between the Mid-Willamette Valley and Puerto Rico with respect to power and energy challenges and offers hope through community activism.

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Willamette Wake Up is KMUZ’s morning news magazine program that explores what mid-Valley people are doing and talking about through news segments and interviews. The Willamette Wake Up team is dedicated to exploring the deeper stories that define and affect our community. Join us live every weekday morning from 8 to 9 o’clock and repeats 6 to 7PM.

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