A Rude Awakening – June 10, 2022

A Rude Awakening

An in-depth look at community affairs on a local, national and international level, with interviews and commentary. Hosted by Sabrina Jacobs.

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On Today’s show, an interview with investigative award winning climate reporter, Amy Westervelt on her latest piece in the The Guardian entitled, “Exxon Doubles Down On ‘Advanced Recycling’ Claims That Yields Few Results”   https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/11/exxon-advanced-recycling-plastic-pollution-investigation? Plus Kevin Hunsanger is back on the scene with a few exciting fund drive updates  KPFA is here to provide … Continued


On Today’s show, The Oakland Institute has done it again. This time with a report entitled “DRYING OUT AFRICAN LANDS : Expansion of Large-Scale Agriculture Threatens Access To Water In Africa” https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/large-scale-agriculture-threatens-african-water-access Policy Director Frederic Mousseau will be back with us along with his colleague in Senegal Mr. Elhadji Samba Sow.


HAPPY 73rd BIRTHDAY KPFA! On Today’s show, Tribal Chairman of the Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians Michael Hunter with an update on the Jackson Demonstration State Forest Places to support and follow Tribal Chairman Michael Hunter Pomo Land Back www.pomolandback.com fb: Michael Hunter https://www.facebook.com/tribalchairman.michaelhunter ig: tribal_chairman https://instagram.com/tribal_chairman?utm_medium=copy_link Coyote Valley Band of Pomo Indians https://www.coyotevalleytribe.org … Continued


On today’s show, the IPCC has come out with yet another report, this one containing solutions to the climate crisis. I’ll speak to Project Drawdown‘s Jaime Alexander and their Executive Director Jonathan Foley on how those IPCC solutions compare Solutions to the climate crisis will come from the multitudes By Jamie Beck Alexander https://www.greenbiz.com/article/solutions-climate-crisis-will-come-multitudes


On today’s show, on the heels of a closed congressional hearing questioning USAID’s funding of the Gates Foundation’s AGRA, I’ll speak to U.S. Right to Know co-founder and managing editor Stacy Malkan on her latest publication and a reaction from BIBA’s Anne Maina and SAFCEI’s Francesca de Gasparis.   Gates Foundation agriculture project in Africa … Continued