On this episode of NBL we are joined today by Dr. Christopher Shaw. Chris is visiting fellow in the field of science and policy research at the University of Sussex. He is interested in building a more participatory process for deliberating on climate policy.
This week’s show included a climate-change update from Guy and an extensive conversation with social critics Cory Morningstar and Forrest Palmer. We also responded to a few listeners who called in with questions.
This show we have a climate update, our Doomer of the Week and our guest Stephen Jenkinson. Jenkinson is a teacher, author, storyteller, spiritual activist, farmer and founder of the Orphan Wisdom School, a teaching house and learning house for the skills of deep living and making human culture. It is rooted in knowing history, being claimed by ancestry, working for a time yet to come. He is the author of a Die Wise, A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul.
John Zerzan has been active in anarchist circles for some time and has done his weekly Anarchy Radio broadcasts for the past 15 years. Books are Elements of Refusal, Future Primitive, Running on Emptiness, Against Civilization, Twilight of the Machines, and Future Primitive Revisited. This fall his Why Hope? will appear. He’s spoken widely since 2001 from an anarcho-primitivist/green anarchy/civilization critique perspective.
We failed to connect with this week’s guest. After a lengthy climate-change update, Guy took calls from listeners.
This week we interview award-winning author Daniel Quinn. Quinn’s initial book, Ishmael received the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship. More of Quinn’s work can be found at http://www.ishmael.org/
One year into the show, hosts Mike, Pauline, and Guy interview regular contributors to the show: Forrest Palmer, Cory Morningstar, and Alexis from Alexandria. We transmit a message from AfriZen and discuss survey results amid a raucous online anniversary party.
Pauline Schneider interviews Cliff Weathers who comes to Riverkeeper after 30 years as a writer, editor and multimedia producer. He served as a deputy editor of Consumer Reports for 10 years, focusing on automotive reliability, green technologies and product safety. As AlterNet’s senior editor, Cliff documented how communities are impacted by extreme forms of fossil fuel extraction and crude oil …
Join us as we welcome guest Mickey Z. Zezima. Zezima is a writer, activist, editor, blogger and novelist living in New York City. We also get some climate updates from the good Dr. Plus some other goodies.
This week Mike and I interview Robert Jensen, professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center in Austin.