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 decline of manufacturing jobs in the last few decades has led to a steady population loss in New York. Cities also face numerous challenges in attracting young, educated people to the state, and that threatens the long-term sustainability of our region. Brain drain is the loss of skilled...
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...