Hedge fund managers are torpedoing chances for a successful Green New Deal, according to Lynne Parramore, Senior Research Analyst for the Institute for New Economic Thinking. In her recent article “Meet the “New Koch Brothers” – the Hedge Fund Activists Wrecking America’s Green New Deal“, she talks about how corporate raiders are turning the direction […]
It’s one of the major questions of this generation: how can we solve the problem of global warming? For today’s show, we focus on the collaborative solutions offered by Project Drawdown, a climate initiative focused on reaching “Drawdown”—the point in the future when we’ll finally see greenhouse gas levels start to decline. We’re joined by […]
The Capital Times held a forum last night for the seven Democratic candidates running to represent Wisconsin’s 76th Assembly District. The incumbent, state representative Chris Taylor, is leaving the seat to serve on the Dane County Circuit Court. The 76th Assembly District contains the northeast parts of Madison, including the Truax Air Force Base. In […]
“Can we imagine a different way of being on the earth? Can we imagine our way into a world where we can say, and live by, the words Enough. We have enough? Can we imagine our way into a world where we change our ideas and behaviors so that the earth can live?” These are […]
Last week, Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez informed Washington Governor and candidate for the Democratic nomination for President Jay Inslee that the DNC would not hold a debate focused on the issue of climate change. Perez went further, saying that the DNC would ban any candidate who participated in any such debate sponsored by […]
Jan interviews Grace Carpenter and Ella Kuntsman, organizers of the Youth Climate Strike at Madison West High School, about their work on climate change and their presentation of a Green New Deal at the Madison City Council this past week.