Native Roots Radio Presents I’m Awake – April 6, 2022

Robert Pilot and Gina Peltier host today’s show. Gina has our news. She talks about The Department of the Interior announcing it will invest $420 million for rural water construction activities in fiscal year 2022, Marquette University in Wisconsin barring direct fossil fuel investments with its endowment and more. Next we’re joined by Wisconsin state Senator Jeff Smith. He, Robert and discuss student loan debt, affordable housing, the importance of door knocking when campaigning and much more! Then it’s Bob Blake as he the Solar Bear brings us the solar news. He talks about how William Hearst who ran stories in his publications that demonized hemp because he had investments in cotton, the government of Thailand announces they will have 1 million acres of farmland become solar and more.