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Flashpoints on 06/17/15

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

solidarity: looking back with pride & forward with hope & vision

For the Old Mole Variety Hour 15 June 2015

This past weekend Portland Pride Northwest coordinated a series of events--including the trans and dyke marches, the pride parade, a festival at waterfront park, and more.

Flashpoints on 06/12/15

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Flashpoints
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Fri, 06/12/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

Flashpoints on 06/11/15

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Flashpoints
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Thu, 06/11/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein

A Crime Against Humanity in Paris

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Mon, 06/08/2015
Tom Becker reads  Jon Queally's piece on Common Creams, "With 2°C Target Falling Swiftly Out of Sight, Inaction on Climate is a 'Crime Against Humanity”.  Queally is a staff writer for Common Dreams..  World leaders will be meeting in Paris, but with little prospect for meaningful action.
7:23 minutes (5.07 MB)

Is the Anthropocene a Myth?

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Mon, 06/08/2015
Some writers on climate change use the idea of the "Anthropocene" to blame humanity in general for the degradation caused by burning fossil fuels. Andrea Malm critiques this concept in this article from Jacobin, read here in abridged form by Clayton Morgareidge. Capitalists, not humanity, are to blame.
Ian Angus, editor of Climate and Capitalism, argues, to the contrary, that the concept of the Anthropocene is a useful one and does not rule out pointing the finger at Capitalism. His article is here.
9:13 minutes (6.33 MB)

Flashpoints on 06/10/15

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 06/10/2015 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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INVESTIGATIVE News Radio with host Dennis Bernstein
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