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Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

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American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Back to The Data

Trips sponsored by

Sony Corporation


Total cost of 23 trips: $25,794.87


Traveler: C Stewart Verdery (from the office of Don Nickles)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND ISSUE DISCUSSION
Date: Aug 8, 2001
Expense: $530.00
source

Traveler: Shawn Bentley (from the office of Orrin Hatch)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: SITE VISIT FOR COPYRIGHT AND ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 8, 2001
Expense: $395.00
source

Traveler: Bryan Cunningham (from the office of John Ensign)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 13, 2001
Expense: $480.00
source

Traveler: Anibal Acevedo-Vila (from the office of Anibal Acevedo-Vila)
Destination: CAPITOL HILL/LEESBURG/CAPITOL HILL
Purpose: TRI CAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Apr 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $719.62
source

Traveler: Paul Brathwaite (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: VISIT SONY MUSIC STUDIOS, PRESS PLAY JOINT VENTURE AND MEET WITH MUSIC INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING PRIVACY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONCERNS
Date: Apr 15, 2003
Expense: $680.00
source

Traveler: Elijah Cummings (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: VISIT SONY MUSIC STUDIOS, PRESS PLAY JOINT VENTURE AND MEET WITH MUSIC INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES REGARDING PRIVACY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONCERNS
Date: Apr 15, 2003
Expense: $680.00
source

Traveler: James Hippe (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS RE: MUSIC INTERNET PIRACY
Date: May 30, 2003
Expense: $574.50
source

Traveler: Carl Thorsen (from the office of Tom Delay)
Destination:
Purpose: I.P. RIGHTS & PIRACY BRIEFINGS
Date: Jun 13, 2003
Expense: $422.00
source

Traveler: Howard Berman (from the office of Howard Berman)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: TOUR SONY STUDIOS AND PARTICIPATE IN MEETINGS WITH SONY OFFICIALS
Date: Jul 17, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $823.08
source

Traveler: Cameron Gilreath (from the office of Lamar Smith)
Destination: NY
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Oct 20, 2003
Expense: $584.50
source

Traveler: Maria Meier (from the office of Ciro Rodriguez)
Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: TO STAFF MEMBERS DURING SECOND ANNUAL TRICAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,657.09
source

Traveler: Saul Pena (from the office of Ciro Rodriguez)
Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: STAFF ANNUAL TRI: CAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,637.03
source

Traveler: Vanessa Gonzalez (from the office of Ciro Rodriguez)
Destination: FAJARDO, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: STAFF ANNUAL TRI-CAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,637.03
source

Traveler: Anibal Acevedo-Vila (from the office of Anibal Acevedo-Vila)
Destination: PUERTO RICO
Purpose: TRI CAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,450.72
source

Traveler: Virginia Mosqueda (from the office of Linda Sanchez)
Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: TRI-CAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,487.63
source

Traveler: Michael Honda (from the office of Michael Honda)
Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: TRI-CAUCUS RETREAT IN SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,709.22
source

Traveler: Jennifer Escobar (from the office of Michael Honda)
Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: TRI-CAUCUS RETREAT TO SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,129.46
source

Traveler: Grace Napolitano (from the office of Grace Napolitano)
Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: FACT FINDING OPERATED BY SONY MUSIC
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,000.21
source

Traveler: Linda Sanchez (from the office of Linda Sanchez)
Destination: SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRI-CAUCUS RETREAT
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,584.07
source

Traveler: Nikia Graster (from the office of Stephanie Tubbs Jones)
Destination: SAN JUAN
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TRI-CAUCUS CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,430.69
source

Traveler: Lindsey Graham (from the office of Lindsey Graham)
Destination: HONOLULU, HAWAII
Purpose: KEYNOTE, SONY OPEN FORUM 2005 "ERA OF CONVERGENCE: RE-EXAMINING ITS THREATS AND OPPORTUNITIES."
Date: Jan 10, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $3,793.00
source

Traveler: Joyce Brayboy (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN BRIEFINGS, DEMONSTRATION AND HIGH-LEVEL DISCUSSIONS AND LEARN MORE ABOUT ISSUES RELATED TO THE MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY.
Date: Jan 28, 2005
Expense: $695.01
source

Traveler: Melvin Watt (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK CITY-SYRACUSE, NY
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN BRIEFINGS, DEMONSTRATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS RELATED TO THE MUSIC INDUSTRY.
Date: Jan 28, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $695.01
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American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.