Listen to James Hoggan, , author of I’m Right and Your Are An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up (and founder of DeSmogBlog discussing how polarized conversation undermines forward movement on crucial issues such as climate and more— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.
Eleanor LeCain discuss strategies to put emergency brakes on the extremist Trump/Republican agenda with contributor to The Indivisible Guide (one of the most effective centers of resistance) and Policy Manager with The Indivisible Project in Washington, DC, Gonzalo Martínez de Vedia.
Election madness continues in the aftermath of Super Tuesday. Bernie Sanders defies the odds by carrying four states (and almost Massachusetts). Donald Trump blows away the GOP. But what does it all mean? How do we expand a successful cultural revolution into a strategy to beat the corporations that are killing us all?
We’re joined in Solartopia to talk about this with David Akadjian a columnist for Daily Kos and author of The Little Book of Revolution. David’s approach to social change is, he says, “a way to make the seemingly impossible task of restoring democracy possible.”
Eleanor LeCain discusses the presidential debates, chaos among US House Republicans, and the TransPacific Partnership with Harold Meyerson, one of the country’s leading political analysts.
Recent research in Environmental Communication examines the powerful influence of mass media portrayal of climate change and subsequent public identification with the issue. Climate change is often reported as an environmental issue, this depiction arguably lacks personal relevance to individuals. Weathers and Kendall study US reportage of climate change in a public health frame; a more powerful presentation for motivating public engagement …