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October 11, 2019 @ 1:19 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Melinda Tankard Reis

Melinda Tankard Reis www.melindatankardreist.com is an author, speaker, media commentator, blogger and advocate for young people. She is best known for her work addressing sexualisation, objectification, harms of pornography, sexual exploitation, trafficking and violence against women. Melinda is author/editor of six books including Getting Real: Challenging the Sexualisation of Girls (Spinifex Press, 2009), Big Porn Inc: Exposing the harms of the global pornography industry (Spinifex Press, 2011, co-edited with Dr Abigail Bray) and Prostitution Narratives: Stories of survival in the sex trade (Spinifex Press, co-edited with Dr Caroline Norma).  An opinion writer, Melinda has appeared on ABC’s Q&A and The Gruen Sessions as well as many other TV and radio programs. Melinda is co-founder of the grassroots campaigning movement, Collective Shout: for a world free of sexploitation, exposing corporations, advertisers and marketers who objectify women and sexualise girls to sell products and services. An Ambassador for World Vision Australia, Compassion Australia, HagarNZ and the youth mentoring body the Raise Foundation, Melinda is also Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Culture and Ethics, Notre Dame University, Sydney. Melinda is named in the Who’s Who of Australian Women and the World Who’s Who of Women.

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October 4, 2019 @ 9:44 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Michael Dowd

Michael Dowd is an eco-theologian who has been traveling North
America for eighteen years with his science writer and climate
activist wife Connie Barlow, and who has spoken with nearly 3000
secular and religious groups.

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September 27, 2019 @ 12:55 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Kara Dansky

Kara Dansky is a radical feminist and an attorney. She joined the Women’s Liberation Front in 2015 and has been on the board since 2016. Kara contributes to all of WoLF’s legal advocacy.

 

Natasha Chart is the chair of the board of directors of WoLF. She also has been on the board since 2016.

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September 23, 2019 @ 8:09 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Dr Susan Hawthorne

Dr Susan Hawthorne is an Australian radical ecofeminist lesbian. She joined the Women’s Liberation Movement in 1973 and it changed her life for the better. She is a poet, novelist and feminist theorist with degrees in Philosophy, Ancient Greek, Sanskrit and a PhD in Women’s Studies/ Political Science. She is the author of nine collections of poetry, three works of fiction and four non-fiction books. Her books have been translated into five languages. She has worked in publishing for more than thirty years and is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities at James Cook University, Townsville. She lives in tropical Queensland surrounded by wildlife (cassowaries, goannas, wallabies, lots of butterflies) and lush vegetation. The publishing website is: website: http://www.spinifexpress.com.au/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/spinifexpress/ Twitter handle: @spinifexpress

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September 13, 2019 @ 1:19 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Dr. Gail Dines

Dr. Gail Dines is Professor Emerita of Sociology at Wheelock College in Boston. She’s the author of multiple books and articles, and has been described as the world's leading expert on the effects of pornography. She’s the author of the highly acclaimed Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality (Beacon Press); and co-editor of Gender, Race, and Class in Media. Translated into four languages, Pornland is the basis of a documentary released this fall by Media Education Foundation. Dr Dines is president and CEO of Culture Reframed, a non-profit organization composed of academics, professionals and activists from a wide range of perspectives, that is dedicated to raising public awareness about the impact of pornography on children,  youth and adults. If you want to know much more about her work, you can go to her website, www.gaildines.com .

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August 30, 2019 @ 1:06 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Michael Kellett

Michael Kellett is executive director of the New England nonprofit organization, RESTORE: The North Woods, which he co-founded in 1992. He has been involved in national park, wilderness, public land, and endangered species issues for more than 30 years. In 1994, he developed the proposal for a 3.2-million-acre Maine Woods National Park, which laid the groundwork for the 2016 designation by President Obama of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. In Massachusetts, he has worked to protect Walden Woods and Henry David Thoreau’s birthplace, and helped to develop legislation introduced in 2019, which would protect state conservation lands from logging and other development.

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August 26, 2019 @ 12:08 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Arun

Arun qualified as an engineer and worked in the engineering field for 6 years, living in a city. That experience drove him out of cities, mainstream life and thought. He took up teaching in a Krishnarmurti school and alongside sea turtle conservation. He has been a conservationist and teacher for the past 22 years. For the past 10 years he lives with his family on an organic farm, running an alternative school and an afforestation project along with a group of passionate individuals

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August 16, 2019 @ 12:18 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Deanna Meyer

Deanna Meyer. She is a long time environmental activist and is a member of Deep Green Resistance and is also the founder and executive director of Prairie Protection Colorado. Meyer's work currently centers on the protection and preservation of prairie dog communities up and down Colorado's Front Range. Today we talk about bobcats, and efforts to ban their trapping.

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August 9, 2019 @ 12:13 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Christopher Ketcham

Christopher Ketcham is a freelance writer for Harper's, The New Republic, Vice, and many others. Today we discuss his new book  "This Land: How Cowboys, Capitalism, and Corruption are Ruining the American West."  It's the product of ten years of research and travel across the public lands of the West.  

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August 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: George Wuerthner

George Wuerthner is the former Ecological Projects Director for the Foundation for Deep Ecology. Currently he is the executive director of Public Lands Media. He is an ecologist and wildlands activist. He has published 38 books on environmental issues and natural history including such environmentally focused books as Welfare Ranching, Wildfire, Thrillcraft, Energy and most recently Protecting the Wild. Today we talk about forest fires.

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