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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 08.03.18

THE PROGRESSIVE MAGAZINE & PROGRESSIVE.ORG We’re joined in Solartopia by NORM STOCKWELL and BILL LEUDERS, erstwhile editors of The PROGRESSIVE MAGAZINE and Progressive.org website. Based in Madison. these two insightful stalwarts fill us in on the key developments in critical Wisconsin, ranging from the truly awful Gov. Scott Walker to the prospects for a progressive replacement for the equally awful Paul Ryan. Norm …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 07.25.18

RUSSIA GATE & THE PROSPECTS FOR PEACE Our honored guest is the great DAVID SWANSON, Nobel nominee and lifelong peace activist. We discuss the RUSSIA connection to Donald Trump & our elections. Is Trump in financial debt to Putin?  Does that affect our prospects for peace? Would a “President” Hillary Clinton now have us in a nuclear war? A resident …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 07.13.18

CIVILITY IN POLITICS & A DYING PLANET are our topics today at the Green Power & Wellness Hour. We’re joined by long-time Democratic Party stalwart and enviro-activist LANCE SIMMENS and ANDREA LEON-GROSSMAN of Food & Water Watch. The two brilliant southern Californians fill us in on issues of civility in politics, the decline of the Democratic Party and the need …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 07.06.18

GOOD RIDDANCE TO SCOTT PRUITT & HELLO SOLARTOPIA We’re joined in Solartopia by 3 great activists—-JOEL SEGAL, BOB FITRAKIS & BILL GALLEGOS—-to celebrate the departure of the horrendous Scott Pruitt from Trumputin’s Environmental Destruction Agency. The incredibly corrupt Pruitt led a wrecking crew assault against our Mother Earth.  Together we hope for hearings that will help unify a national eco-uprising …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 06.29.18

NUCLEAR IDIOCY IN SPACE & NEW YORK fill our world today in Solartopia. We’re joined by the great KARL GROSSMAN, long-time activist, author, professor and radio/TV commentator for a devastating history of the nightmare of nukes in space, which (of course) Trumputin wishes to fund with our Social Security and Medicare. We also host the brilliant SUSAN SHAPIRO, now helping …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 06.26.18

FAKE EMERGENCIES & PROLONGING NUKE DISASTERS make us worry in SOLARTOPIA about the sanity of our so-called leaders. We’re joined by TIM JUDSON of the NUCLEAR INFORMATION & RESOURCE SERVICE,  KEVIN KAMPS of BEYOND NUCLEAR and ANGELA BISCHOFF of the ONTARIO CLEAN AIR ALLIANCE to confront the insanity of keeping uneconomical nukes operating with massive public subsidies. In the US, …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 06.15.18

WILL THE GOP STEAL THE 2018 ELECTION? We cover the terrain of how the Trump Republicans can steal the 2018 election. It ranges from rigging the census to stripping the voter rolls, installing flippable machines, eliminating precincts, ending early and Sunday voting, and much more. We are joined by GREAT experts SUSIE SHANNON (of the Democratic National Committee), DOROTHY REIK (Progressive Democrats …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 06.08.18

CALIFORNIA DREAMING:  WILL TRUMP QUIT IF THE DEMS WIN THE HOUSE? We’re joined in Solartopia by three great California activists to share their take on this week’s primaries. SUSIE SHANNON (a member of the Democratic National Committee), Climate Hawk RL MILLER, and housing activist LARRY GROSS all have the inside scoop. We focus mostly on the US Senate candidacy of …

Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 05.31.18

The great JOSH FOX joins us in Solartopia for a terrifying and totally timely excursion into the vampire Gasland of full-on fracking. A brilliant activist, writer, filmmaker and dramatic presenter, Josh’s supremely articulate attack on the sick business of blowing apart our planet to get at methane is not to be missed. We cover in this show Josh’s own personal …

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Expanding Mind – The Great Larry Norman – 05.24.18

A conversation with author Gregory Alan Thornbury about 70s Jesus Music, apocalyptic politics, Bob Dylan, countercultural Christianity, and his fascinating biography of the Christian rock star Larry Norman: Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?: Larry Norman and the Perils of Christian Rock. Download this episode (right click and save)