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Progressive Commentary Hour – 02.14.18

The epidemic of childhood illnesses due to our agrichemical food industry and the failure of federal policies.  Dr. Michelle Perro is a veteran pediatrician having been in practice for over 35 years in acute and integrative medicine.  During the past decade, her clinical practice has dealt more with pesticide and food health advocacy.  Recently she has become an important voice warning the …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 02.07.18

An deep view into the FBI and its role in the Steele dossier and the aftermath    Coleen Rowley is a former FBI special agent who was with the agency for 24 years. From 1990 to 2003, she was the Chief Division Counsel operating out of Minneapolis.  In May 2002, she blew the whistle and later testified before the Senate …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 01.31.18

An exploration into Islamic diversity,  the mysticism of Sufism, the extremism of Salafism and Wahhabism, and Muslim violence against Muslims Prof Alexander Knysh is a professor of Islamic Studies at the Institute of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan.  His areas of specialty are Islamic mysticism or Sufism, intellectual history, and Islamic movements in North Africa, Yemen, Russia and the …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 01.24.18

Ma’ikwe Ludwig is a regular contributor to Communities magazine and a member of the Board of Directors of the Fellowship for Intentional Community. She has lived in community for 20 years. Her latest book, Together Resilient: Building Community in the Age of Climate Disruption looks at the role of community, cooperation and social justice in addressing and surviving climate disruption, …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 01.10.18

Saving Planet, Saving Ourselves Part 5 Humanity is faced with its greatest challenges since it evolved on Earth 200,000 years ago.  Rapid climate change and the degradation and destruction of our environment. The Earth has entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene Age, and henceforth all atmospheric and geological changes in the near and long term future will have humanity’s footprint …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 01.03.18

Saving Planet, Saving Ourselves Part 4 Humanity is faced with its greatest challenges since it evolved on Earth 200,000 years ago.  Rapid climate change and the degradation and destruction of our environment. The Earth has entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene Age, and henceforth all atmospheric and geological changes in the near and long term future will have humanity’s …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 12.26.17

Saving Planet, Saving Ourselves Part 3 Humanity is faced with its greatest challenges since it evolved on Earth 200,000 years ago.  Rapid climate change and the degradation and destruction of our environment. The Earth has entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene Age, and henceforth all atmospheric and geological changes in the near and long term future will have humanity’s …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 12.19.17

Saving Planet, Saving Ourselves Part 2 Humanity is faced with its greatest challenges since it evolved on Earth 200,000 years ago.  Rapid climate change and the degradation and destruction of our environment. The Earth has entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene Age, and henceforth all atmospheric and geological changes in the near and long term future will have humanity’s …

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 12.12.17

Saving Planet, Saving Ourselves

Humanity is faced with its greatest challenges since it evolved on Earth 200,000 years ago. Rapid climate change and the degradation and destruction of our environment. The Earth has entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene Age, and henceforth all atmospheric and geological changes in the near and long term future will have humanity’s footprint on it. It is critical that people begin to understand what we are experiencing now with more frequent droughts, floods, wildfires and extreme weather conditions, and it what portends for the future.
For the next weeks starting this Tuesday December 12th at 7 pm ET on the Progressive Commentary Hour, Gary will be hosting an in-depth investigation and commentaries on the climate change and its impact upon the environment, our economy, health and well-being. This will be a one of a kind series, and concluding with possible solutions that we can make as a society, as communities, and as individuals.

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Progressive Commentary Hour – 12.05.17

climate change and the future of humanity Kevin Hester is a member of the Irish Republican Diaspora born in Aotearoa New Zealand as a result of both his maternal and paternal grandparents being involved in the reunification struggle, forcing  some members of the  family to escape Ireland for both  political and financial reasons. His maternal grandfather completed 28 days on …