Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice. Senate confirms first black woman, Ketanji Brown-Jackson, to the Supreme Court. Russia admits significant losses in war on Ukraine. United Nations kicks Russia off the Human Rights Council amidst war crimes claims in Ukraine. House hearing on … Continued

The Visionary Activist Show

The Visionary Activist Show – Ukrainian Earth Story Trickster Magic

Ukrainian Earth Story Trickster Magic: A rollicking, playful, witty, raucous profound rambling cahoot betwixt Caroline and Max Dashu, Keeper of Suppressed Histories Archives, erudite fabtabulous history mthic scholar guide, as we delve into the deep magic of the Slavic world, the animism of Ukraine, how it hums everywhere. Chernobyl means mugwort. “Servant of the People”- … Continued

Behind the News

Global reconfigurations prompted by the invasion of Ukraine, and why we shouldn’t shut nuclear power plants

Vijay Prashad, journalist and historian, on the reconfigurations of global power prompted by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and environmental economist and activist Charlie Komanoff, author of this Nation article, on why it’s a bad idea to shut nuclear power plants only to have them replaced by burning more fossil fuels.

0:08 – Global fossil fuel politics have grown complicated as the war in Ukraine rages on, and many countries are exploring plans to divest to some degree from Russian oil and gas. Antonia Juhasz (@AntoniaJuhasz), an author and investigative journalist covering climate, energy, and oil, joins us to discuss these effects on oil and gas. … Continued

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