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California's Fight for Environmental Justice

Season 2, Ep. 4

Miriam Wallstrom speaks with Sacramento City Councilmember Katie Valenzuela to discuss the health impacts of living near oil wells in California and the legislative attempts to create setbacks between oil wells and communities.



Show Notes


Follow the Center for Race, Poverty, and the Environment to keep up to date on their efforts in Kern County: https://linktr.ee/crpe_ej

More information on AB 345: https://grist.org/politics/an-oil-well-right-next-to-your-house-the-california-senate-says-thats-ok/

Oil well tracker: https://www.fractracker.org/2020/04/california-setback-analysis-summary/





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Human Rights in Colombia: Implementing the 2016 Peace Agreement

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Callie Ward and Joe Wager sit down with Diana Guzmán Rodríguez to discuss the 2016 Colombian Final Peace Agreement. Diana contextualizes the situation, discusses the multiple facets of the agreement, and lays out challenges to its implementation. As a massively complex negotiation, the Agreement encompasses myriad human-rights issues and demands that we understand it within a global context.A few options for further engagement:Robert Karl’s 2017 A Forgotten Peace: Reform, Violence, and the Making of Contemporary Colombia: https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520293939/forgotten-peace The Kroc Institute’s “barometer” on the Colombian peace process: https://peaceaccords.nd.edu/barometer A link to Dejusticia’s website (in English): https://www.dejusticia.org/en  A link to the Institute for Integrated Transitions website: https://ifit-transitions.org/A link to reports, briefings, and updates on Colombia from the International Crisis Group: https://www.crisisgroup.org/latin-america-caribbean/andes/colombiaA monument to the peace process by renowned Colombian artist Doris Salcedo and an article in the New York Times that contextualizes it within the implementation of the Peace Accords: https://www.museonacional.gov.co/micrositios1/Fragmentos/index.html; https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/23/arts/design/colombia-farc-peace-monument.html  Two academic articles: a) “Land, justice, and memory: challenges for peace in Colombia” by Catherine C. LeGrand et al.: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08263663.2017.1378381; b) “‘Territorial Peace’: The Emergence of a Concept in Colombia’s Peace Negotiations” by Heriberto Cairo et al.: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14650045.2018.1425110 The views reflected in this podcast do not necessarily represent the views of the Stanford Center for Human Rights and International Justice. Pamgaea by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4193-pamgaeaLicense: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.