Be sure to tune in to Mind Over Matter this coming Monday at 7pm on KTOO when Dr. Elaine Schroeder will interview prominent Asian scholar and human rights activist, Sulak Sivaraksa who is in town to speak at UAS and to the Juneau World Affairs Council. The focus of Monday’s show will be to examine the principals that guide Sivaraksa’s activism, those of compassion and the interconnectedness of all that lives. So join Elaine Schroeder and Sulak Sivaraksa this Monday, 7 pm on KTOO for a very meaningful dialogue.
- President Trump has proposed spending cuts to programs that prop up rural areas that voted for him. While some policy experts bemoan that, there are rural voters who fully support those cuts.
- Troopers say the man they killed had shot a trooper dog, a 3-year-old Dutch shepherd named Rico.
- While much of the recent focus has been on the opioid crisis, a report found that alcohol use causes more economic damage.
- Eight Arctic nations, six circumpolar indigenous groups, and over 30 representatives from other countries and organizations participate in the intergovernmental forum.