economics http://wrvo.org en Obama to make a stop in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/obama-make-stop-syracuse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The White House has confirmed that President Barack Obama will travel to Syracuse next week as part of a two-day bus tour to lay out his plan for reducing college costs.The president will also stop in Buffalo, Binghamton and northeastern Pennsylvania.</span></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:09:10 +0000 WRVO News 42637 at http://wrvo.org Obama to make a stop in Syracuse North Country sustainability plan considers environment, economy http://wrvo.org/post/north-country-sustainability-plan-considers-environment-economy <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The North Country Sustainability Plan was unveiled last week. It tackles energy, land use, transportation and water and waste management across seven counties.The Adirondack North Country Association, Ecology and Environment Inc., and Essex County spent much of the past year compiling the plan. They enlisted the help of another 200 people from around the region for the working groups. Sat, 02 Feb 2013 10:53:00 +0000 Sarah Harris 32740 at http://wrvo.org North Country sustainability plan considers environment, economy Bill Jankowiak on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/bill-jankowiak-campbell-conversations <div><font face="Calibri" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">When we think about China these days, its emergent international economic power dominates most of our attention, but how are economics and changing demographics affecting the Chinese culture?&nbsp; In this Campbell Conversation, Bill Jankowiak, an anthropology professor at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and an expert on Chinese culture, discusses the cultural paradoxes and tensions that economic growth and the rise of individualism have created for this society.&nbsp; Jankowiak is a particular expert on Chinese youth culture, Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:19:13 +0000 Grant Reeher 10659 at http://wrvo.org