Nature Bats Last is the most radical show on the radio. Hosts Kevin Hester and Guy McPherson get to the root of relevant issues facing society.
Nature Bats Last is the most radical show on the radio. Hosts Kevin Hester and Guy McPherson get to the root of relevant issues facing society.
Radio Ecoshock weekly 1 hour 14MB mp3 program featuring the latest science, authors, issues - from climate change, oceans, forests, pollution, Peak Oil, the economy, and peace.
Rank #1: Radio Ecoshock: The American Carbon Bomb.
The dominant minority plan to flood the Earth with far more fossil fuels this decade. Countries and corporations pour trillions into a new glut of oil and gas. Hear Julie Anne Miranda-Brobeck from Global Witness. Then the brilliant Daniel Rothman from MIT examines …
Rank #2: Radio Ecoshock: Climate Chaos Now And In The Future.
Why we experience cold waves as well as heat during climate change. Distinguished Australian scientist Andrew Glikson explains the coming climate chaos and pools of ocean cooling – as big glaciers melt at the Poles. It’s radical new science in a radical new …
interviews by Derrick Jensen of a broad spectrum of activists building a culture of resistance and defending the wild.
Rank #1: Resistance Radio - Guest: Dr. Gail Dines.
Dr. Gail Dines is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Wheelock College in Boston. She’s the author of multiple books and articles, and has been described as the world's leading expert on the effects of pornography. She’s the author of the highly acclaimed Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality (Beacon Press); and co-editor of Gender, Race, and Class in Media. Translated into four languages, Pornland is the basis of a documentary released this fall by Media Education Foundation. Dr Dines is president and CEO of Culture Reframed, a non-profit organization composed of academics, professionals and activists from a wide range of perspectives, that is dedicated to raising public awareness about the impact of pornography on children, youth and adults. If you want to know much more about her work, you can go to her website, www.gaildines.com .
Rank #2: Resistance Radio - Guest: Carmine Leo.
Carmine Leo is the owner of LifeCoaching.com and maintains a thriving practice providing organizations, teams and individuals with an evidence-based methodology to develop emotional intelligence and emotional self-management skills through coaching and training. Over the last twenty years he has successfully coached hundreds of clients - from single moms to CEOs, from combat-vet Marines to artists, musicians, and writers, from rocket scientists to permaculture communitarians - as well as working with clients within organizations such as Apple, Google, Raytheon, NASA, IBM, Onsemi, General Atomics, The Washington Post, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and many others. Carmine was a co-developer - in collaboration with Pam Leo - of the parenting workshops, "Meeting the Needs of Children" which in 1995 were published as Pam's seminal book, "Connection Parenting."
I want to help people who are courageous enough to face the collapse of the biosphere, to be aware of how precious life is and not to be alone with it.Abrupt Climate Change and the consequences for us and other living beings are severe. So Wolfgang began in March 2016 to publish a podcast series. Many people hardly find an open ear in their environment to talk about their emotional response to such an ecological disaster. This podcast may help a little, not to feel alone.Veränderungen auf unserer Erde so wie wir sie kennen kommen "Schneller Als Gedacht".Abrupter Kimawandel und hat schwerwiegende Konsequenzen für uns und andere Lebewesen. So begann Wolfgang im März 2016 eine Podcast-Serie zu veröffentlichen. Viele Menschen finden kaum ein offenes Ohr in ihrer Umgebung, um über ihre emotionale Reaktion auf eine solche ökologische Katastrophe zu sprechen. Vielleicht kann dieser Podcast ein wenig dazu beitragen, sich nicht allein damit zu fühlen.
Rank #1: FTE24 ~ Sam Carana about Arctic and global temperature.
Here comes an exclusive interview with Sam Carana.In my view he is one of the leading scientists, who is engaged in the topic of abrupt climate change. But nobody knows who is behind this name, he prefers to remain anonymous.In this episode of the FasterThanExpected podcast we focus on the question:How is ice melting in the Arctic and methane influencing the global temperature?About the melting ice in the Arctic we had heard from Thorstein Viddal and Peter Wadhams in the first part of my Arctic series. The thickness and volume of the ice is at a record low. With Jennifer Hynes I have talked about the Methane Monster, that is out now.Sam Carana is the main writer onArctic News blog, that describes the situation in the Arctic, focusing especially on the threat of large abrupt methane eruptions from the Arctic Ocean seafloor.Sam Carana gives no audio or video interviews, but he has been so kind to give me a written interview. I am thankful, that Kevin Hester from New Zealand will take his part in this recording.Links* Arctic News blog http://arctic-news.blogspot.de/* Sam Carana: Will humans be extinct by 2026? http://arctic-news.blogspot.de/p/extinction.html* Sam Carana: Climate Plan http://arctic-news.blogspot.de/p/climateplan.html
Rank #2: FTE23 ~ Methane Monster 3.0.
Exponential methane release in the ArcticIn this second part of the series about the Arctic I am talking with Jennifer Hynes about methane release in the Arctic and the exponential way it is accelerating. The last episode No. 21 in November 2017 has been about the melting Arctic Sea ice, especially the volume had a record low in 2017. The melting leads to an increasing temperature of the water. The permafrost is thawing and the outgasing of huge methane deposits has begun.Jennifer HynesWith Jennifer Hynes I have already talked about tipping points in the 8th episode in March 2016 and about a Blue Ocean Event one year ago.http://xwer.de/en/sag-002-tipping-points-climate-and-personal http://xwer.de/en/sag-008-blue-ocean-eventSince Jennifer has published two videos, Methane Monster 1 and 2, she is one of the Arctic and methane experts. It’s still highly recommended to watch these introductions to abrupt climate change.Methane Monster II ~ Demise of the Arctic:https://jenniferhynes99.wordpress.com/methane-monster-ii-demise-of-the-arctic/Methane MonsterIn 2017 Nick Breeze has published an interview with Shakhova and Semiletov. This time he concentrated on the subsea permafrost on the Siberian Arctic shelf. While permafrost and gas-hydrates are melting on the sea bed, Gas migration paths building in degrading permafrost acts like a Champagne cork.Subsea permafrost on East Siberian Arctic Shelf in accelerated declinehttp://envisionation.co.uk/index.php/nick-breeze/203-subsea-permafrost-on-east-siberian-arctic-shelf-now-in-accelerated-declineOne remarkable statement is:„Emissions that are occurring right now are the result of a combined effect of natural and anthropogenic warming and they will be accelerated until warming is turned to cooling. Even after it happens, there is no mechanism to stop permafrost disintegration in the ESAS...“The Keeling Curve2017: The Keeling Curve animationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEbE5fcnFVs&sns=emShownotes:http://xwer.de/fte23
Podcasts from the perspective of an alien anthropologist
Rank #1: [ Episode #90 // Missing Out ].
In our highly connected world of cell phones, ever expanding inboxes and regular social media updates, it is easy to be constantly immersed in the rich and dynamic worlds created by our technologies. While the internet gives us so much, it also changes our social relationships and mental environment in many subtle ways that can be challenging for brains that aren't too different from those of our hunter-gatherer ancestors. Can we develop a healthy relationship with modern digital technologies by thinking about what it really means to be human? In Extraenvironmentalist #90 we talk with Christina Crook about The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World, her book on developing intentional and deliberate relationships with today's communication technologies. Then, we speak with Andrew Zenn about his experience at a digital detox camp, where people choose to experience a technology fast for encountering new dynamics of relating and conversing. // Books The Joy of Missing Out: Finding Balance in a Wired World by Christina Crook //Clips (in order of appearance) Is the internet really ruining your attention span What the internet is doing to our brains How social media is rewiring our brains // Music (in order of appearance) Easy Star All-Stars feat. Kirsty Rock - Paranoid Android (Reggae Cover) via Soundcloud Jim James - State Of The Art (Macando Remix) via Soundcloud SOAK – “Digital Witness” (St. Vincent Cover) via Stereogum Damon Albarn - Everyday Robots Tomas Barfod - Used to be (feat. Nina K) via Soundcloud // Production Credits and Notes Our editor Kevin via Sustainable Guidance Youtube Channel Episode #90 was supported by donations from the following generous listeners: Björn in Sweden Andreas in Denmark Carla in Quebec Christopher in New York (Visited 3,124 times, 3 visits today)The post [ Episode #90 // Missing Out ] appeared first on Extraenvironmentalist.
Rank #2: [ Autumn 2015 Interlude // Archaeoacoustics ].
In this Autumn 2015 Interlude of The Extraenvironmentalist we talk about research on how ancient humans perceived sounds with Steve Waller on rock art acoustics and Miriam Kolar about her archaeoacoustic research at Chavín de Huantar. // Music (in order of appearance) St. Germain - Forget Me Not Ólafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm - Four B. DreadMan (John Talabot's Dusty Edit) via Soundcloud // Production Credits and Notes Our editor Kevin via Sustainable Guidance Youtube Channel (Visited 2,820 times, 7 visits today)The post [ Autumn 2015 Interlude // Archaeoacoustics ] appeared first on Extraenvironmentalist.
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Rank #1: #149 | Time & Time, Again: The Neuroses Of Domesticated Life w/ John Zerzan.
In this episode, I speak with anarchist and primitivist writer and philosopher John Zerzan. We discuss his deep analysis of the roots of Time as we understand it to be in the modern sense (explored in a collection of essays titled ‘Time & Time Again’), the roots of agriculture and the domestication of life, the detrimental impact this transition has had on human health and physical development, the neuroses of mass society (alienation, depression, anxiety, etc.), the wholesale disappearance of community, and the threat technological advancement poses for complex life on the planet. As mentioned above, we begin the discussion by examining the concept of Time, as expressed in John’s collection of essays ‘Time & Time Again,’ published by Detritus Books. As John writes in his essay ‘Time and its Discontents’: “The further we go in time the worse it gets. We inhabit an age of the disintegration of experience, according to Adorno. The pressure of time, like that of its essential progenitor, division of labor, fragments and disperses all before it.”❂ Everything, as John points to his writing, becomes subject to the will and tyranny of Time, a process that continually disempowers us in the service of technological advancement and economic growth — ideological constructs that serves the continuation and legitimization of “Civilization” more broadly, regardless of the detrimental impacts this structure has on human life and the complex living systems of this planet.John and I also discuss the root of the pervasive neuroses, destructive addictive behaviors, and outbursts of violence in modern society — all of which stem from the alienation produced by the community-destroying elements present in civilized life today. Through John’s examination of anthropological evidence of humanity’s pre-historic past, we can understand that much of what we take for granted to be “normal” human behavior and development is really, in the scope of things, a rather recent product of the logic of technological and economic progress inherent in capitalist development — the most recent phase in global civilization’s aim to expand and protract itself into every aspect of the human experience on this planet. What can we learn from this examination of human life before the rise of symbolic thought and agriculture? We discuss this and more in this episode.John Zerzan is an American anarchist and primitivist philosopher and author. His works criticize agricultural civilization as inherently oppressive, and advocate drawing upon the ways of life of hunter-gatherers as an inspiration for what a free society should look like. Some subjects of his criticism include domestication, language, symbolic thought and the concept of time. His most recent books are ‘A People's History of Civilization’ and ‘Time and Time Again,’ both released this year (2018).✧❂ Source: http://bit.ly/TimeDiscontents✧Source: http://bit.ly/WikiZerzanEpisode Notes: - Learn about John’s work at his website: http://johnzerzan.net- Purchase ‘Time & Time Again’ from Detritus Books: http://bit.ly/TTAgain- Purchase ‘A People’s History of Civilization’ from Feral House: http://bit.ly/APHCiv- Listen to John’s weekly produced ‘Anarchy Radio’: http://bit.ly/AnarchyRadio- The song featured in this episode is ‘Carbon 7 (161)’ by Jlin from the album Black Origami. - WEBSITE: https://www.lastborninthewilderness.com- PATREON: http://bit.ly/LBWPATREON- DONATE:Paypal: http://bit.ly/LBWPAYPALKo-Fi: http://bit.ly/LBWKOFI- FOLLOW & LISTEN:SoundCloud: http://bit.ly/LBWSOUNDCLOUDiTunes: http://bit.ly/LBWITUNESGoogle Play: http://bit.ly/LBWGOOGLEStitcher: http://bit.ly/LBWSTITCHERRadioPublic: http://bit.ly/LBWRADIOPUBYouTube: http://bit.ly/LBWYOUTUBE- SOCIAL MEDIA:Facebook: http://bit.ly/LBWFACEBOOKTwitter: http://bit.ly/LBWTWITTERInstagram: http://bit.ly/LBWINSTA
Rank #2: #125 | Marching Toward Collapse: Biophysical Limits & Our Cognitive Blindspots w/ William Rees.
In this episode, I speak with William Rees, human ecologist, ecological economist, Professor Emeritus and former Director of the University of British Columbia’s School of Community and Regional Planning in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Rees is the originator and co-developer of the “ecological footprint analysis,” and the co-author (with Mathis Wackernagel) of 'Our Ecological Footprint,' an exploration of this concept. The Ecological Footprint concept has become the world’s best-known metaphor for the human ‘load’ (the resources required of ecosystems to maintain our current mode of living) on the planet.*In this interview, we discuss Dr. Rees’ lifetime of research into the ecological footprint of human societies on this planet, as well as the global biophysical limits we are coming up against due to our current mode of living (particularly in the "developed" world). We then discuss Dr. Rees’ work regarding the “neuro-biological, cognitive and cultural barriers to sustainability, including human’s well-developed capacity for self-delusion.”** In the face of abrupt climate change, catastrophic loss of biodiversity around the globe, and rapid species decline across the board in recent decades, why are we, as a species, unable to clearly perceive the very perilous situation we find ourselves in? What is it about creating very large-scale, complex systems (technologies, cultures, societies), that makes us unable to perceive how our way of living detrimentally impacts planetary life-systems, which we rely on for our own survival and well-being? In the face of the physical reality we are forging for ourselves and all other life on this planet, what can we expect to happen in the face of these profound changes currently underway? We discuss these subjects, and more, in this episode.Dr. Rees has authored (or co-authored) more than 150 peer reviewed papers and book chapters, and numerous popular articles on humanity’s (un)sustainability conundrum. Active across disciplines, Dr Rees is a long-term member of the Global Ecological Integrity Group, a Fellow of the Post-Carbon Institute, a founding member and past President of the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics and founding Director of the OneEarth Initiative.***Source: https://bit.ly/2sSbPwT**Source: https://bit.ly/2LrZpn3Episode Notes:- Keep up to date with Dr. Rees’ recent writings at The Tyee: https://thetyee.ca/- Find out more about Dr. Rees and his work at his website: http://williamrees.org- Purchase Dr. Rees’ book 'Our Ecological Footprint' here: https://amzn.to/2sAMRCO- Here are links to the resources/papers Dr. Rees mentioned at the end of the episode:“Avoiding Collapse: An agenda for sustainable degrowth and relocalizing the economy” (https://bit.ly/1qHAq1G)“What’s blocking sustainability? Human nature, cognition, and denial” (https://bit.ly/2Jmw5NX)The Global Footprint Network website: https://www.footprintnetwork.org- The song featured in this episode is “Kelau” by Flako from the album Mini Tollbooth- Podcast website: https://www.lastborninthewilderness.com- Support the podcast:PATREON: www.patreon.com/lastborninthewildernessONE-TIME DONATION: www.ko-fi.com/lastborninthewilderness- Follow and listen:SOUNDCLOUD: www.soundcloud.com/lastborninthewildernessITUNES: www.goo.gl/Fvy4caGOOGLE PLAY: https://goo.gl/wYgMQcSTITCHER: https://goo.gl/eeUBfS- Social Media:FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/lastborninthewildernesspodcastTWITTER: www.twitter.com/lastbornpodcastINSTAGRAM: www.instagram.com/patterns.of.behavior
Gary Null discusses progressive issues with some of the most remarkable minds in the world.
Rank #1: Progressive Commentary Hour - Chris Hedges & Abby Martin & Catherine Austin Fitts.
Abby Martin sits down with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges to discuss the ignored reality behind Trump, the bipartisan road from neoliberalism to fascism. So we all know about the missing trillions by now, but where is that money going? And what can Americans do to reclaim that money that is rightfully theirs with Austin Fitts
Rank #2: Progressive Commentary Hour - CONVERSATIONS WITH REMARKABLE MINDS Recovering the experience of spiritual wonder in an age of scientific materialism..
Dr. Rupert Sheldrake is a British biochemist and plant physiologist who has experimented with innovative field theories in plants and animals, including humans, to account for the causative formation of the deeper structures of biological development and collective consciousness. Dr. Sheldrake has been a fellow at Cambridge University, a Frank Knox Fellow at Harvard and a Research Fellow of he British Royal Society. His research has included efforts to reach a greater understanding of memory, perception, cognition and the debate over consciousness. For two years he lived in a Benedictine Christian ashram in South India under the guidance of the late sage Father Bede Griffiths. Over the past several decades Rupert developed his theory of morphic resonance and morphogenic fields. He has written extensively on morphogenic theory since the publication “A New Science in Life “in 1981. His most recent book is "Ways to Go Beyond and Why They Work," which presents various spiritual practices and ways that for everyday activities to have spiritual meaning for the scientific age we have now entered. His website is Sheldrake.org
Living fully, loving hard, letting go of a world in collapse
Rank #1: UP #65: An Evolution Revolution, the Plantpower Way with Julie Piatt.
There’s an exciting revolution underway – a revolution in consciousness that begins with…plants! Yep, you read that right. Plants as in Mother Nature’s miraculous culinary offerings that energize and inspire wellness – for body, mind, and soul. Julie Piatt sums it up in one powerful sentence, “food is the first portal to discovering who you are.” I couldn’t agree more. Potential isn’t found in Slurpees, donuts, and bacon. Plants are where it’s at. Living foods. High vibrational foods. Energizing foods. This is the Plantpower Way. The plantpower wayThis week I speak with Julie Piatt about the soon to be released, The Plantpower Way – part cookbook, part lifestyle guide, and a whole lot of inspiration. Co-authored with her powerhouse husband, ultra athlete, Rich Roll, this book is sure to please the toughest crowd. I say this with authority as I savor the design, photography, content, and recipes in my coveted copy of the pre-released book. Julie and I have…a “thing”; a like-minded spiritual connection that defies physical proximity and geographical boundaries. We click. We connect. We open our hearts to inspire a better way of being. If you think that today’s conversation is just about a book, think again. It’s about a way of life that unlocks the limitless potential of who you are – from deep within your heart. This week we explore topics such as: • What is the Plantpower Way? • How your health is in your hands. • Living creatively in alignment with your heart. • How food is the first portal into discovering who you are. • What is divine love? • How eating higher vibrational food aligns with your heart. • The difference between diet and lifestyle. • What is extreme faith? • The warrior path for transformation. • The “four-month” rule for focusing on what is important for your soul. • Do you worship the system or what really matters? • Living your life in alignment with your mission every day. • What is neutral loving compassion? • How creative energy is spiritual energy. • How creativity is the language of the Gods. If you haven’t yet heard my conversation with Julie on episode #55, I implore you to check it out. It’s worth it. In the meantime, enjoy this enlightening and entertaining conversation. I promise that you will feel uplifted and inspired, ready to embrace The Plantpower Way. The post UP #65: An Evolution Revolution, the Plantpower Way with Julie Piatt appeared first on Deb Ozarko.
Rank #2: UP #125: Unplugging from Civilization, Plugging into the Soul with Deb Ozarko.
My evolution with this podcast has been one of passion to inspire a more compassionate and activated world in the small window of time I believed we still had when I started this endeavor. From there I experienced the dramatic effects of abrupt climate change first hand in 2015. This opened me to a deeper knowing that presented in premonitions of ocean collapse that same year. This made it clear to me that we are now living in the “apocalyptic times” that so many ancient traditions have spoken about. The 6th mass extinction event does not exclude us. We are not miraculously exempt from the repercussions of our collective ignorance, arrogance, and relentlessly consumptive, overpopulating, industrialized, and separated ways. With this in mind, I have been turning inward. I’ve been deep in the throes of an extremely powerful personal evolutionary process that has profoundly transformed my life. It’s been so powerful that all identity of who I once thought myself to be is gone and I am left with the two most powerful words: I am. With this continually expanding evolutionary process, I now find the human world meaningless and mundane. I have lost all interest in the world “out there”. I have no interest in the drama of the human experience, nor do I have any interest in the minutia of the content that drives this uncaring world. My days are now all about being, and from there, doing flows with ease. I am truly living a life of presence. There is no future orientation to pull me anymore. It is breath by breath, moment by moment. It is truly freeing. The more I discover of my essence and the stronger my connection to the Soul, the less interest I have in what matters in our dominant civilization: money, possessions, status, beauty, success, technology fame, longevity, and so on. The greater my connection to the essence of who I am, the greater clarity I have, and the more I engage that, the lesser my connection to the dominant civilization of separation. This brings with it great peace, profound acceptance and total liberation. I have reached the end of the line for the Unplug podcast. It now feels complete, and this week, share my final thoughts on a wonderful journey that has brought me to this profound place of peace and acceptance. I send deep gratitude to all listeners for their passion and support over the years. Most of all, thank you all for having the courage to be more of who and what you are. Inspired by this podcast? If so, here’s how you can fan the flame for the message: 1. Support the show! Support the paradigm-altering Unplug movement on Patreon. Every contribution makes a difference! 2. Subscribe & Review the Show on iTunes: Here’s a simple 5-step process to quickly rate, review and subscribe to the show. You can also now subscribe to the show on Stitcher where the show will now be available all over the world on Stitcher mobile, tablet and web apps and, also in over 4 million in-car dashboards. 3. TELL A FRIEND ABOUT THE SHOW and spread the word FAR AND WIDE! As always, thank you for listening and thank you for helping to co-create a better world! The post UP #125: Unplugging from Civilization, Plugging into the Soul with Deb Ozarko appeared first on Deb Ozarko.
For the first time in history, the activity of human civilization reaches into every corner of the globe. So significant is the role we play that our time has been dubbed the Anthropocene Epoch. This calls for self-examination at a new level. Conversation Earth presents insightful dialog with the leading thinkers of our time. Philosophy, ethics, science, psychology and economics, at a macro level, and all focused on humankind’s relationship with the planet.
Rank #1: Near-Term Human Extinction #218.
Award-winning scientist Dr. Guy McPherson has concluded that for human civilization, the end is near. He advises the rate of change of our climate is increasing far more rapidly than we are being told, and this puts us on his endangered species list.In this 2017 interview, McPherson reveals why the International Panel on Climate Change, and even many individual scientists, understate the problem. He critiques our modern “living arrangement,” and the lies our culture promulgates to avoid admitting, “We are trashing this planet at an astonishing rate of speed.” He also shares his thinking about a “sane” living arrangement. You might be surprised – both at how soon he expects we’ll be extinct, and at his positive advice about how to respond to this news.Links and more information at http://www.conversationearth.org
Rank #2: Collision Course: Kerryn Higgs #211.
How and why did our society come to value economic growth so highly that we pursue it at the risk of our long-term survival? For some time scientists have warned that human civilization is living beyond the ecological means of our planet. Yet our commitment to economic growth is unwavering. Australian writer Kerryn Higgs chronicled this triumph of denial over science in her book, Collision Course. She shares her findings here.
Podcast by Empires Crumble
Rank #1: Episode 4: The Witch.
Why is being a "witch" suddenly popular? What does the rise of the witch identity mean for actual witches? Why our capitalists trying to sell us stuff? And what are the dangers of this trend? In Episode 4: The Witch, Alley Valkyrie and Rhyd Wildermuth look at the questions (and try to keep their focus while ravens call, a dog barks, and a door randomly opens while they're talking about the dead...)
Rank #2: Episode 12: HERESY!.
Hannah Arendt, bell hooks, Slavoj Zizek...just a few names on an ever-growing list of philosophers that good leftists aren't "allowed" to read anymore because of something "problematic" they said.In this episode, Alley and Rhyd discuss the "canceling" of artists, philosophers, and other creators and trace the roots of our obsession with "right belief" to the Christian wars against heresy and the Calvinist obsession with "faith" over "works."
Dr. Jack Rasmus will focus on today’s continuing crisis in the U.S. and global economies.
Rank #1: Alternative Visions - Trump, Impeachment & Decline of Democracy in America + A solution.
Dr. Rasmus traces the decline of Democracy under Trump, a process on-going since the advent of Neoliberalism. Topics include: the transformation of the political parties, actions by the Supreme Court on behalf of money in politics, spread of gerrymandering and voter suppression, expansion of the lobbyist state, revolving doors, attacks on civil liberties and restrictions on bill of rights guarantees, etc. How decline of Democracy has accelerated since 2008 crisis and now under Trump. Examples of Trump attempts to usurp constitutional role of Congress and his trend to favor himself as above the law (e. g. tyranny). The linkages between Neoliberalism in crisis and decline of Democracy. In the second half of the show an interview and discussion is held with union and community leaders holding a conference in Cleveland on December 7 to plan the creation of a third political party as the solution to restore Democracy.
Rank #2: Alternative Visions - Neoliberalism in Crisis.
Dr. Rasmus continues the critique of Neoliberalism, explaining how it entered a crisis under Obama and how Trump is attempting to restore it in a new aggressive form. How material forces give rise to capitalist restructurings of which Neoliberalism is just the latest. And how material forces now developing beneath the surface are undermining the Neoliberal policy regime, with growing contradictions, that will give rise to a new restructuring in the 2020s. Why Neoliberalism is not ‘Liberal’ at all but in many ways its opposite. What critics of Neoliberalism miss in their analyses. Neoliberalism as just the latest policy response to capitalist restructuring which has occurred before WW1 and after WW2. Why Neoliberalism will not survive the next crisis. (Check out Dr. Rasmus’s latest book ‘The Scourge of Neoliberalism’, from his blog and website, jackrasmus.com and http://kyklosproductions.com)
Topical and off-beat discussion on Environmental matters by Environmental Professionals.
Rank #1: Ep 005 - Environmental News Update 7th April 2017.
Today I’ll be updating you guys, and girls, and other, on some news items regarding Trump, the record 20 million pound fine levied against Thames Water, Brexit and Climageddon. ---------- Join the discussion on the environmental professionals postulating facebook group. All episodes coupled with (quite frankly utterly bizarre) computer generated transcripts, and the option to leave comments on each episode are available on the Environmental Professionals Postulating website www.epppodcast.com. For anything else I can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org . I don't ask for donations, or advertise, if you've enjoyed the episode please help me out and show your support by leaving a 5 Star Review! (I'll be your best friend!)
Rank #2: Ep 008 - Climate Change Wars.
I am joined again by my wife Iv, so you don’t have to listen to my monotonous tones constantly. It turns out Climate change isn’t just causing the glaciers to melt and driving 200 species to extinction every day, it’s also a major threat to international security. According to Major General Munir Muniruzzaman who is the chairman of the Global Military Advisory Council On Climate Change, climate change could spark major wars “completely destabilising” the world and forcing millions of people to become refugees. In addition to that report from GMACCC, the Center for Climate and Security has published a report titled “Epicenters of Climate and Security: The New Geostrategic Landscape of the Anthropocene.” The report identifies 12 "epicenters," or categories, where climate change could trigger major global conflict. Any one of these 12 issues could cause significant disruption, but taken together these epicenters can present a serious threat to international security. Non-state actors are already weaponising water to control local populations, either through diverting scarce water sources or as the Islamic State group did when it seized the Mosul Dam in Iraq and threatened to destroy it, they gained leverage to devastate downstream population centers. Egypt has already threatened Ethiopia with air strikes over damming the Nile River. I believe it was the Obama Administration that referred to Climate Change as being a ‘threat multiplier’. And The Center for Climate and Security report stresses why mitigating climate change should be the highest priority for governments and institutions around the world. ---------- Join the discussion on the environmental professionals postulating facebook group. All episodes coupled with (quite frankly utterly bizarre) computer generated transcripts, and the option to leave comments on each episode are available on the Environmental Professionals Postulating website www.epppodcast.com. For anything else I can be contacted via email at email@example.com . I don't ask for donations, or advertise, if you've enjoyed the episode please help me out and show your support by leaving a 5 Star Review! (I'll be your best friend!)
With equal parts humor and in-depth analysis, Asher, Rob, and Jason safeguard their sanity while probing crazy-making topics like climate change, overshoot, runaway capitalism, and why we’re all deluding ourselves.
Rank #1: One Point Twenty-One Jigawatts.
What would we do without energy? The short answer is, “Nothing, absolutely nothing.” And sadly, most people know next to nothing about energy and its fundamental role in society and life itself. If you’ve ever tried to push a car a small distance down a street, then maybe you have some understanding. But do you know how many hours of human labor are contained in a barrel of oil? Or how much it would cost for people to do the work of a fossil-fueled machine? Or how hard a world champion cyclist has to pedal a bike to toast a single slice of Wonder Bread? In this episode of Crazy Town, Asher, Rob, and Jason look for answers as they tour the insane asylum where our energy habits reside.Support the show
Rank #2: Solar Freakin' Roadways.
We’re GOING to make the transition to renewable sources of energy. There is no scenario outside the dark mind of Dick Cheney where we continue to use depleting and polluting fossil fuels over the long run to power society. So how exactly are we going to make the transition? In this episode, Jason, Rob, and Asher talk about some of the magical “solutions” that are being peddled out on the streets of Crazy Town (solar roadways, anyone?!?) and why we’re so quick to jump at technological fixes that ignore math, physics, and ecology. Support the show
Rank #1: 547: Population and Narrative.
KMO talks with Bill Ryerson of Population Media Center about that organization's decades-long mission to help people in developing countries overcome maladaptive cultural narratives and live more effective lives.
Rank #2: 545: Follow Your BLSS.
KMO talks with John Adams, Deputy Director of Biosphere2, a project that started out as a bold attempt to create a closed ecological system that with no inputs of food, water, or oxygen, could sustain 8 humans for 2 years. That didn't go as planned, but since then, Biosphere2 has flourished as a unique Earth…
Mickey Huff is co-host of the Project Censored Show with former Project Censored director Dr. Peter Phillips. It airs on the progressiveradionetwork.com out of New York City
Rank #1: Project Censored - Overview of The Biases and Dangers of Corporate Media.
This week's program is an overview of the biases and dangers of corporate media. Freelance journalist Chelli Stanleyexplains why corporate media is not "mainstream." Then Nolan Higdon returns to the show to discuss the newbook he and Mickey have written, "United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America."Notes:Links to the guests' publications:www.counterpunch.org/2019/08/02/corporate-media-lets-remember-who-writes-those-storieswww.projectcensored.org/product/signed-pre-sale-united-states-of-distraction-media-manipulation-in-post-truth-america-and-what-we-can-do-about-itMusic-break information:1) "Magnetica" by Quantic2) "Gimme Some Truth" by John Lennon3) "the Resistance" by 2 Cellos
Rank #2: Project Censored - 10.15.19.
This week, we present a speech delivered by Mickey Huff at Southern Oregon University (Ashland, Oregon) in April 2019, titled "Resist the Media." Mickey Huff is the host of the Project Censored Show, the director of Project Censored, and Professor of History at Diablo Valley College in northern California.Notes:Music-break information:"Polygon Dust" by Porter Robinson the Project Censored Show:Host: Mickey HuffProducers: Anthony Fest & Dennis MurphyArchives at www.projectcensored.org/category/radio
A podcast from anarcho-primitivist writer and rewilding primal anarchy advocate, Kevin Tucker. Hot takes on civilization, colonialism, community, resistance, and the nature of collapse.
Rank #1: B&G Podcast 3: 2-22-2018.
Gathered Remains is here! Anti-missionary bash: Las Casas and who owns Christianity, New Tribes Missions and the decimation of the Panare. The myth of human uniqueness: insights from Carl Safina on what we're not seeing, tools vs technology, rewilding and overcoming of identification with the machine.
Rank #2: Primal Anarchy Podcast 16: Book Recommendations, Part 1.
Episode 16: Book Recommendations, Part 1. January 9, 2019House cleaning and announcements: Black and Green Podcast is now Primal Anarchy Podcast, Black and Green Review is now Wild Resistance. New book announcement, Cull of Personality: Ayahuasca, Colonialism and the Death of a Healer, e-book out now, print books in hand later this month. Thoughts on primal anarchy vs anarcho-primitivism. Get pissed about what is happening to the Unist’ot’en. Madhusree Mukerjee on the Sentinelese killing missionary John Chau. Book recommendations, part 1: your anti-civ library. You’re welcome nerds. - A Nerd.