LIVE FRACKING DEBATE! Listen to Earthjustice attorney Deborah Goldberg duke it out with the attorney for Norse Energy, the company that is challenging the town of Dryden’s right to ban fracking within its borders. It’s happening at 1:30PM ET. Listen here>>

‪#‎Fracking‬ is a huge issue facing New York and the rest of the country, so don’t miss this opportunity to hear the fiery debate hosted by the Albany Law School.

We’ll play excerpts from this debate on today’s 6PM news program.


Albie Sachs at Cornell University – ‘Liberty and Fraternity: Bringing Ubuntu into the Equation”

Albie Sachs at Cornell University – ‘Liberty and Fraternity: Bringing Ubuntu into the Equation”

Date: 09/05/2013 – 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Location: G08 Uris Hall
Albie Sachs is a distinguished lawyer, judge, activist, scholar and author. He is a renowned former South African Constitutional Court Justice and anti-apartheid activist. In the 1980s, Sachs helped to draft the ANC‘s Code of Conduct (along with its statutes) with Oliver Tambo, the leader of the organization. He also worked to prepare a new democratic constitution for South Africa during this time. In the 1990s, Albie Sachs became the National Executive of the ANC and a member of the Constitutional Committee. He took part in the negotiations that made South Africa a constitutional democracy, and he was appointed by Nelson Mandela to serve in the Constitutional Court. He has authored numerous books on human rights, including The Jail Diary of Albie Sachs (1978); Running to Maputo (1990); The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law (2009); and The Soft Vengeance of a Freedom Fighter (2011).

Sponsors: Institute for African Development