Community Forums http://wrvo.org en Following the Power Lines http://wrvo.org/post/following-power-lines <p>We're drilling for gas, planning pipes from Canadian tar sands, and pumping millions of dollars into green energy projects. &nbsp;</p><p>But the energy mix that we'll end up with in New York State is still a work in progress. What do we want to see powering our toasters and laptops in the years to come?</p><p>We've posed those questions to a panel of experts, to find out what's being built,&nbsp;how the marketplace might shake out, and what the social and political ramifications are of how we produce and consume power.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:41:44 +0000 Rachel Ward 11227 at http://wrvo.org Following the Power Lines Community Forum - Culture Under Siege in Pakistan http://wrvo.org/post/community-forum-culture-under-siege-pakistan <p>Culture in Pakistan is under threat from widespread insecurity, ultra-conservative religious intolerance and police harassment. In a special edition of <strong>WRVO&rsquo;s Community Forum</strong> we&rsquo;ll discuss what role culture can play in rolling back the tide of intolerance.&nbsp; This program was recorded in front of an audience at City Hall Commons at Hanover Square in Syracuse, NY on October 10th, 2011. It aired on WRVO Friday October 29th, 2011.</p><p><strong>Host: </strong></p> Fri, 28 Oct 2011 17:54:05 +0000 Fergus Nicoll 8549 at http://wrvo.org Community Forum - Culture Under Siege in Pakistan How Much Social Media is Too Much? http://wrvo.org/post/how-much-social-media-too-much <p><span class="dateline"><span>SYRACUSE, NY</span></span> <span class="article-source"><span>(August 12, 2011)</span></span> - <span class="article-content"><span>Myspace. Facebook. Skype. Twitter. LinkedIn. Foursquare. Now, Google +. How much social media is too much? And do we really need another way to tell people what we&#39;re doing?<br /><br />WRVO&#39;s Ellen Abbott spoke with some central New Yorkers who have been checking out Google +.</span></span></p> Sat, 13 Aug 2011 13:32:15 +0000 Ellen Abbott 4828 at http://wrvo.org Bike Plan Shapes Up in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/bike-plan-shapes-syracuse <p><span class="dateline"><span>SYRACUSE, NY</span></span> <span class="article-source"><span>(August 3, 2011)</span></span> - <span class="article-content"><span>Bicycles could soon have lanes to call their own in the city of Syracuse.&nbsp; As WRVO&#39;s Ellen Abbott reports, plans for a bike infrastructure are taking shape.</span></span><br />&nbsp;</p> Sat, 13 Aug 2011 12:36:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 4806 at http://wrvo.org