Journalist, activist and environmentalist Bill McKibben has been writing and warning about the effects of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere for more than a decade. In this interview with Don Merrill, he talks about the Draw the Line campaign, his love for public radio, his frustration over the political process and his hope in everday people to make the planet healthier.
Jan Haaken talks with Ricardo Ainslee about his new book, "The Fight to Save Juarez: life in the heart of Mexico's drug war". They discuss the contents of the book, which focuses on the city of Juarez in the state of Chihuahua. Ricardo elaborates the local politics of the drug war waged by Mexico against its own cartels, the economic dynamics feeding it and the blood-shed, as well as the role of the US in stoking its flames. Ricardo is a fellow documentary film-maker, psychoanalyst, education scholar and author.
Bill Resnick talks with Jim Wallis - a self styled evangelical, founder and editor of Sojourners, a very ecumenical and interfaith journal. He has written ten books and helped organize big religious coalitions on immigration and gay rights, and has been attacked by Glen Beck and others as a dangerous Marxist. They talk about (1) the Great Awakening in this country with people who identify as religious “progressive ” (19%) now coming close to drawing even with those who call themselves “religious conservative” (28%), (2) the role of religious social justice passion in transformitory movements, and (3) the environmental and democratic contents.
Our guest today on Pathways is Jake Ducey, author of the new book, Into the Wind: My Six-Month Journey Wandering the World for Life's Purpose. At twenty-one-years-old, Jake is the world’s youngest published inspirational author, and is the Director of Self Reliance Institute, where he has built both a school and an orphanage in San Marcos, Guatemala. Since 2012 Jake has traveled to Guatemala, Australia, Indonesia, and Thailand.
The lurid noir thriller NAKED CAME I involves a heroic rescue of a woman after a botched kidnapping attempt.. A sexy violent story with raw emotions.. contains profanity and violence... listener discretion advised.. written and produced by Rolf
In THE AVENGER, our hero is a masked crusader who secretly surveys his community at night - monitering his neighbors, especially the hot wife of a Senior Software Developer. Written by Ren Green, produced by Rolf
Jan Haaken and Mike Snedecker discuss the trial and conviction of Chelsea Manning, but also the related case of Major Hassan, who went on a shooting spree at Fort Hood. They focus on the issue/question of psychological stability in the military and the ways this has shaped their cases.
Frann Michel brings us the Well-read Red. She muses on the dire state of labor, and by the end focuses on the need to challenge not just injustice in the wage-system, but to decouple income from jobs and overthrow the wage-system as such.
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