Community Conversation

Community Conversation, a production of WSKG Public Radio, is a live "town hall" forum exploring topics of interest and importance in our local communities. It airs bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call or email with your questions: 1-888-359-9754 or communityconversation@wskg.org.

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has elevated the national discussion about the impact of fossil fuels on the environment. Some people see this as the perfect time to ramp up efforts to transition to renewable, alternative energies.  But just how easy would it be to make...
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has elevated the national discussion about the impact of fossil fuels on the environment. While many decisions must be made on a large scale in order to reduce our dependence on oil, our individual choices also will help determine our energy...
Civil discourse is described as "an engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding." Psychologist Kenneth J. Gergen describes civil discourse as "the language of dispassionate objectivity", and suggests that it requires respect of the other participants, such as...