Mountain Talk Monday— every Tuesday!
About This Show
Weekly conversations about what matters to the people of Central Appalachia, hosted by Kelli Haywood and broadcast from WMMT— the 24-hour voice of mountain people’s music, culture, and social issues. WMMT provides broadcast space for creative expression, community involvement, and discussion of public policy to benefit coalfield communities and the Appalachian region as a whole. Find us online at http://wmmt.org!
Most Recent Episode
2017 KCEP Policy Conference: Dr. Kathryn J. Edin and Jason Bailey (Economics)
2 days ago
Host Kelli Haywood and WMMT's Mimi Pickering share two engaging speakers from the 2017 Kentucky Center for Economic Policy Conference - Dr. Kathryn J. Edin from Johns Hopkins University and KCEP Executive Director Jason Bailey. Dr. Edin discusses her book $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America, describing the situations and survival of the nation's poor. 40% of America's $2 a day poor live in Central Appalachia. Then, Jason Bailey gives his "Where We Stand" address, reflecting on Kentucky's economic condition and providing information on current and future state economic policy.