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December 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Tony Silvaggio - 12.17.17

Tony Silvaggio is an assistant professor of sociology at Humboldt State University. He is also a founding faculty member of the Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, and is on the faculty of the Environment and Community Masters Program, and is on the board of directors for Environmental Protection Information Center, and has decades of experience in grassroots environmental and social justice activism. Today we talk about marijuana.

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December 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Alfred McCoy - 12.10.17

Alfred McCoy’s first book, The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia (New York, 1972), sparked controversy when the CIA tried to block publication. But after three English editions and translation into nine foreign languages, this study is now regarded as the “classic” work on the global drug traffic. His more recent cover on covert operations, A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror  explores the agency’s half-century history of psychological torture. A film based in part on that book, “Taxi to the Darkside,” won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature in 2008. His most recent book, In the Shadow of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power, focuses on the key instruments in its exercise of this hegemony­including, geopolitical dominion, control of subordinate states, covert operations, worldwide surveillance, torture, and military technology. The work concludes by analyzing China’s challenge and the complex of forces that will likely lead to an eclipse of U.S. hegemony by 2030.

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December 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Ken Cole - 12.03.17

Ken Cole is the new Executive Director for Buffalo Field Campaign. Previously, he served as NEPA Coordinator and later as Idaho Director for Western Watersheds Project where his work focused on the impacts to wildlife and their habitat from public lands livestock grazing. He has a background in fisheries management and has worked to protect wildlife and wild lands since 2001. He lives in Boise, Idaho. Today we talk about bighorn sheep.

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November 26, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: David Casey - 11.26.17

David Casey writes on his blog at ArticulatingTheFuture.weebly.com and enjoys backpacking, listening to Indie Rock, and reading as many books as he can get his hands on. Today we talk about the end of civilization.

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November 19, 2017 @ 12:30 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Melissa Amarello - 11.19.17

After more than a decade working on the conservation of reptiles in the American southwest, Melissa Amarello co-founded Advocates for Snake Preservation in 2014 to change how people view and treat snakes. She holds a Masters in biology for her studies of rattlesnake social behavior. 

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November 12, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Jeremy Lent - 11.12.17

Jeremy Lent is an author and founder of the nonprofit Liology Institute, dedicated to fostering a worldview that could enable humanity to thrive sustainably on the earth. 
The Liology Institute, which integrates systems science with ancient wisdom traditions, holds regular workshops and other events in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to The Patterning Instinct, Jeremy is author of the novel Requiem of the Human Soul. Formerly, he was the founder, CEO, and chairman of a publicly traded internet company.Lent holds a BA in English Literature from Cambridge University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.

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November 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Juliee de la Terre - 11.05.17

Juliee de la Terre holds an MS from the Gaylord Nelson Institute for environmental studies at the University of Wisconsin Madison. She has been an activist since she was a child helping her mother care for injured wildlife.She lives on a small farm in southwest WI where she grows most of her food and teaches others the art of self-reliance. She is a member of Save Our Unique Lands, an NGO that opposes massive powerline expansion infrastructure. She owns Ethos Restoration Landscapes, a chemical free and native plant and food poly-cultural landscaping business which emphasizes removing lawns and restoring native plants (ethosrl.com). As an environmental consultant she is engaged in a food sovereignty movement with the Ho-Chunk Nation and leads foraging walks. She hopes to launch a multi-faceted deep green immersion project with the tribe that will explore the natural world from earth to sky through various pedagogical methods and an in place poly-cultural green space. She organized and facilitated a 33 days long, trans state walk in 2016 in Wisconsin, to unpack the dangers of the 4 pipe Enbridge pipeline corridor and oppose any expansion of same. She is recently in partnership with Earth Law Center, to initiate the Great Lakes Rights of Nature Coalition working with concerned people all around the Great Lakes ecosystem to enact legal structures that take rights away from corporations and acknowledge the rights of the lakes to exist, persist and flourish. She travels the country giving talks on various subjects and this last weekend presented at the Democracy Convention in Minneapolis, MN about institutionalized violence, its effects on humans and the natural world and how to address it. She believes that transformation begins in hearts and minds and expands to all living systems and that we need to replace war mongering messaging, iconography, education etc with the narrative of acknowledging the intrinsic rights of all living systems. She maintains her blog called "Sacred Water Sacred Land" about the sacredness of all things. Today we talk about the Great Lakes.

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October 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: John Ruskey - 10.29.17

John Ruskey is worker bee in the colony of his queen, the Lower Mississippi River.  He carves canoes, paints, and guides others into the wildest place remaining in the center of North America, the verdant floodplain of the big river, which reaches fullness in her last thousand miles of free-flowing joy to the Gulf of Mexico.  He is author of Rivergator.org, one million words, photos, paintings, maps and videos describing the Mississippi River for paddlers.

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October 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Louisa Wilcox - 10.22.17

Working for Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, Center for Biological Diversity and Greater Yellowstone Coalition, Louisa Wilcox has advocated for grizzly bear preservation for over 30 years. She specializes in developing comprehensive strategies that succeed because they work on multiple scales using various approaches, including grassroots organizing and outreach, education, media and communication, policy analysis, lobbying, coalition development, and public protest. She and a handful of others have prevented Yellowstone grizzly bear delisting for over two decades. Louisa has a BA from Williams College and a Masters of Forest Policy from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. In 2014, she was given a lifetime achievement award from Yale. 

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October 15, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Thomas Linzey - 10.15.17

Thomas Linzey is the executive director and an attorney for the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, which has assisted close to 200 communities across the country in eight states to adopt binding local laws that elevate community rights to sustainability over corporate rights and powers.

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