Description: The Australian fires have shown definitively that liberal democracy cannot handle climate emergency and that liberals and conservatives are prepared to hand control to unelected regimes or “disaster supremos.” Can the left provide an alternative in time? Bill, Rachel, Nate.
Description: Bill notes in the aftermath of UK Labour’s election defeat that there is still no alternative to fighting for a leftist way forward on the climate crisis. Rachel and Nate discuss Ireland’s constitutional convention as a possible model for future reform.
This week Bill, Rachel, and Nate talk about Biden’s flip-flops on the Hyde Amendment and the DNC’s decision to refuse to hold a climate policy debate or allow candidates to participate in one by anyone else.
Topic: Friday student climate strikes around the world, the Sunrise Movement youth activism in the US, and the people that complain too much about them. People:Bill, Rachel, Nate. Recorded: May 4, 2019.
Special Guest:Matt Christman (Chapo Trap House). Topic: Leftism’s answer to the far-right and liberalism on climate change, immigration, trade deals, and globalism. Hosts:Bill, Nate. Produced: Oct 15th, 2017.
Like the single-payer healthcare fight, but for the entire global climate…
The beginner’s guide to a pragmatic government purchase of the US oil and gas industry to wind down fossil fuel production rapidly in the global public interest. People:Bill and NateProduced: Aug 13th, 2017.
"We must be the great arsenal of democracy. For us this is an emergency as serious as war itself. We must apply ourselves to our task with the same resolution, the same sense of urgency, the same spirit of patriotism and sacrifice as we would show were we at war."
-Pres. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, December 29, 1940