The Green New Deal (650)

The Green New Deal (650)

Here’s a lengthy presentation of the ideological and historical thrust behind the Green New Deal, moving into a discussion of the surprising new momentum in youth climate activism, carbon taxes and renewable electricity in Alberta. We end with a clip from a Wells Fargo executive explaining why they invested in a bad pipeline, and Saryn’s idea for an app that helps us reduce food waste.

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The Hideous Irony of Our Power Structures (634)

The Hideous Irony of Our Power Structures (634)

We start with a new Paris Agreement study, then look at a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the fossil fuel industry, the madness of arctic drilling, insect sperm and deadly seaweed. We end with a discussion of Iran and the jailing and murdering of activists worldwide.

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The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

The Profound Dissonance of Contemporary Politics (609)

We give a presentation of the political exchange surrounding the Canadian government's decision to purchase the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Despair is flirted with but not succumbed to, the problem of contemporary political language is discussed, and the final Ontario provincial leaders' debate is examined.

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