environmental activism

Emma hosts Drew Pendergrass, doctoral student in Environmental Engineering at Harvard University, and Troy Vettese, environmental historian at the European University Institute, to discuss their recent book Half-Earth Socialism: A Plan to Save the Future From Extinction, Climate Change, and Pandemics, on putting together a socialist model for a society that operates without economic markets and with respect for ecological […]
Sam and Emma host Jonathan Robins, Associate Professor of History at Michigan Technological University, to discuss his recent book Oil Palm: A Global History. Then, Sam and Emma are joined by Warren Hilsbos of the Coal Baron Blockade! Prof. Robins begins with the state of the palm oil industry – the world’s biggest oil industry – extracting from tropical […]
Emma hosts Alleen Brown, reporter at The Intercept, to discuss her recent article series “Climate and Punishment”. Then, Emma is joined by the AMQuickie’s very own Jack Crosbie, currently stationed in Kyiv, to give us an update from the ground! Alleen begins by situating the research that led her to this series, with her work as a climate reporter consistently […]
Activist Sarah Slamen whose amazing testimony and forced removal from a hearing at the  Texas State Legislature won national attention. Author, biologist, environmental activist, and mother Sandra Steingraber explains why she went to jail for her environmental activism and Alabama small businessman John Mullins who called out Congressman Mike Rogers on Austerity destroying the economy. And keep the […]
Radical environmentalist and author Derrick Jensen on Dominant Culture, the role of power in society and what we don’t understand about
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.