MOVING FORWARD: Free AK’s Natural Resources, Toxic Empathy, Farm Bill, and Section 702 Reform

This week on Moving Forward, the Young Voices radio show, we hear from contributors Sarah Montalbano, Aaron Pomerantz, Nicholas Thielman, and James Czerniawski.

Too often, we are given an either/or choice when it comes to using natural resources or caring for the environment. Sarah Montalban makes the case that federal regulations are making it impossible for Alaska to develop its natural resources.

Why does anti-semitism appear to be on the rise worldwide? Aaron Pomerantz says the roots can be found in toxic empathy.

The federal crop insurance program was curiously unaffected by the expiration of the latest version of the Farm Bill. Nicholas Thielman notes that reforming federal crop insurance will require paying off the losers.

Reform has been introduced that will affect how the U.S. government conducts surveillance of its citizens. James Czerniawski says this is a good beginning for a necessary reform of the government's surveillance powers.

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