Episode

Bill McKibben on Timothy DeChristopher and the Changing Tactics of the Environmental Movement

March 4, 2011

Bill McKibben, author and founder of 350.org, speaks to Sam Seder about the conviction of nonviolent climate activist Timothy DeChristopher and  predicts we’ll see more of this type of confrontational activism and discusses the need for a change in tactics of the environmental movement.

Past Episodes

Sam and Emma host Harvey Kaye, professor emeritus of democracy at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay, and Alan Minsky, executive director of the Progressive Democrats of America, to discuss their recent mission statement published in Common Dreams, the 21st Century Economic Bill of ...
Sam and Emma host Blake Emerson, assistant professor at the UCLA School of Law, to discuss some of the recent rulings coming out of the 5th Circuit. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by Leah Litman, assistant professor at Michigan Law School and contributor to Slate, to discuss the recent SCOTUS ...
Sam and Emma host David Dayen, executive editor at the American Prospect, to discuss his recent piece in the Intercept "BLOWING THE TRUCK WHISTLE: A Carbon Dioxide Delivery Driver’s Long Journey to Expose Airgas", on one of many examples of the US’ failing infrastructure. Sam and Emma begin by ...