Albany, NY – Why do daughters complain that their mothers always criticize, while mothers feel hurt that their daughters shut them out? Why do mothers and daughters critique each other on the Big Three-hair, clothes, and weight-while longing for approval and understanding? And why do they scrutinize each other for reflections of themselves?
Albany, NY – A group of local teens recently returned from a spring break trip to Mexico. But they didn't spend the week tanning by the beach. The New York Labor-Religion Coalition group traveled along the U.S./Mexican border to visit the maquiladoras that produce many of the goods we buy every day. Susan Arbetter spoke to them about free trade, fair trade, and what it takes to change this country's economic policy.
Albany, NY – Operas tend to be about things like love, or hate. Or in the case of Tommy, troubled pin-ball wizards. But the Squonk Opera is fashioning an opera about our very own city of Albany. Susan speaks with the minds behind Squonk, Steve O'Hearn and Jackie Dempsey, along with the University at Albany's Kim Engel, and asks them how the great city of Albany will be captured in song.