#1033 Why they deny (Climate Denialism)

Air Date: 08-05-2016

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Today we take a look at the reasons behind why people cling so fervently to their increasingly desperate denials of climate change

Show Notes

Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill

Ch. 2: Act 1: The Climate Deniers Began in 1940 - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 04-14-16

Ch. 3: Song 1: Slash and Burn - Blind Corn Liquor Pickers


Ch. 4: Act 2: Bill McKibben on Exxon, the Power of Divestment, and Being Targeted by Shadowy Right-Wing Group - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 05-26-16

Ch. 5: Song 2: Looking At the Sun - Gramercy Arms


Ch. 6: Act 3: .@AriRabinHavt on the climate change lie machine - @InDeepRadio w: @AngieCoiro - Air Date 6-11-16

Ch. 7: Song 3: Daylight - Matt & Kim


Ch. 8: Act 4: The GOP declares coal as "clean" absent any evidence - @GreenNewsReport - Air Date 7-14-16

Ch. 9: Song 4: Port of Call - Beirut


Ch. 10: Act 5: Exxon Is Still The Worst Corporation In America - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-24-16

Ch. 11: Song 5: Never Again - Enter the Worship Circle


Ch. 12: Act 6: Trump perpetuates old, tired myths about renewable energy - @GreenNewsReport - Air Date 8-4-16

Ch. 13: Song 6: I Stand Corrected - Vampire Weekend


Ch. 14: Act 7: Per Espen Stoknes (@estoknes): What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming - You are not so smart - Air Date 7-28-16

Ch. 15: Song 7: A Beautiful World - Tim Myers


Ch. 16: Act 8: #ReZpectOurWater - Best of the Left Activism


Voicemails

Ch. 17: Vote by mail - Justin from Bend, OR

Ch. 18: We need something proactive to do with our time leading up to the election - Sally from San Francisco

Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics


Ch. 19: Final comments on some further benefits of voting reform

Bonus Clip: Howard Dean on the benefits of ranked choice voting - @freakonomics - Air Date 7-27-16

Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone


TAKE ACTION

Sign the Standing Rock Youth "Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline" Change.org petition and share with #ReZpectOurWater

Read the letters and watch the videos from the Standing Rock Youth at ReZpectOurWater.com

Follow the Standing Rock Youth on Twitter @ReZpectOurWater

If you live on or near the Missouri River, get involved with the Bakken Pipeline Resistance 

If you're in DC: Lafayette Square Rally for Standing Rock Youth - Saturday August 6th at 1pm

If you're in NYC: Union Square Rally for Standing Rock Youth - Sunday August 7th at 3pm

EDUCATE YOURSELF

UPDATE as of 8/5/16: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe files for temporary blockage of construction of Dakota Access Pipeline (KFYR TV - West Dakota)

Standing Rock Sioux Sues Army Corps Over Dakota Access Pipeline Approval (Indian Country)

Breaking: Dakota Access Pipeline Approved (Indian Country)

Running for Their Lives: 500-Mile You Spiritual Run Against Dakota Access Pipeline (Indian Country)

This Week Tonight with John Oliver: North Dakota (HBO's Last Week Tonight)

What they are up against: 

Corps: We're not for or against Bakken pipeline (The Des Moines Register)

Op Ed by Terry O'Sullivan, President of Laborer's International Union of North America, "It's Time To Move Ahead with Dakota Access Pipeline" (The State-Journal Register)

Written by BOTL social media/activism director Amanda Hoffman


Produced by Jay! Tomlinson

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  • commented 2016-08-08 19:09:23 -0400
    Oregon Vote By Mail is secure because the signature on the outside of the envelope is checked with the original voter registration card to make sure it matches. Once it is confirmed, then the envelope and secrecy envelope are opened and counted.