Thursday, November 08, 2012
Inspire Speakers Series
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Join Phipps and Green Building Alliance (GBA) on the second Thursday of each month to hear from local and national sustainability experts as a participant in the Inspire Speakers Series. Special guests for the Nov. 8 talk are Bill Reed (nationally recognized consultant and lecturer; president, Integrative Design Collaborative) and Joel Glanzberg (acclaimed author and educator; cofounder and director, Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute). Refreshments will be provided and registrants are invited to tour Phipps one hour before the start of the talk. Registration required through GBA. Register online at www.go-gba.org/inspirespeakersseries
KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll Do you agree with City Councilman Burgess's proposal that would prohibit the Bureau of Police from acquiring military equipment or weaponry from the Department of Defense? <More Info>
Pittsburgh City Councilman Reverend Ricky Burgess has introduced legislation that would prohibit the Bureau of Police from acquiring military equipment or weaponry from the Department of Defense. Burgess says "when armored vehicles and police carrying paramilitary equipment appear in our neighborhoods, they have a traumatizing impact and often resemble an occupying military force."
Should the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the Bushmaster AR-15 rifle be held responsible in the death of 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School?