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May 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Melinda Mann - 05.27.18

Melinda Mann is a longtime environmental and social justice activist whose "peak trans moment" three years ago rekindled her deep radical feminism. In response to trans-identified males' demands for unfettered access to women's private spaces, she launched a research project to document the sexual and other violent crimes of males who pose as women, creating a Facebook page called "This Never Happens" to publicize the results. 

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May 20, 2018 @ 11:10 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Thomas Linzey - 05.20.18

Thomas Linzey. He 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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May 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Kathleen Dean Moore and Tom Kerns - 05.13.18

Kathleen Dean Moore, Ph.D., is a philosopher and writer, best known for award-winning books about our cultural and spiritual relation to wet, wild places -- Riverwalking, Holdfast, Pine Island Paradox, and Wild Comfort. Until recently Distinguished Professor of Environmental Ethics at Oregon State University, Moore’s love for the reeling world led her to leave the university for a new life of climate writing and activism.  Her most recent book, Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change, follows Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril, testimony from the world’s moral leaders about our obligations to the future.  Her newest book, Piano Tide, is “a savagely funny” novel about a small town’s struggle to defend its fresh water. 

Tom Kerns is Director of Environment and Human Rights Advisory and professor emeritus of Philosophy at North Seattle College. He has taught online courses in Bioethics, Ways of Knowing, and Environment and Human Rights. Dr. Kerns is author of Environmentally Induced Illnesses: Ethics, Risk Assessment and Human Rights. He has lectured at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva on human rights issues in HIV vaccine research, and he has served as commissioner on the New Zealand People’s Inquiry into Aerial Pesticide Sprays Over Auckland. Tom also serves as a Board member of Beyond Toxics, and of Concerned Citizens for Clean Air. He is a member of the Drafting Group for the Declaration on Human Rights and Climate Change.

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May 6, 2018 @ 11:17 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Polly Higgins - 05.06.18

Polly Higgins is an international lawyer, UK based barrister, award-winning author and lead Ecocide law expert. Her proposal to expand the remit of the International Criminal Court to include Ecocide as an international crime (to stand alongside genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and crimes of aggression) will ensure global governance and protection against some of the most egregious crimes, namely State and corporate crime that causes or fails to prevent climate disasters as well as other ecological catastrophes. Polly has been hailed as one of the World’s Top 10 Visionary Thinkers by the Ecologist and celebrated as The Planet’s Lawyer by the 2010 Change Awards. Founder of the Earth Law Alliance, she has garnered a number of awards for her work advocating for a law of Ecocide.

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