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Election 2016

Election Day is less than a week away—how can the top race be so close????  and other questions for progressives!  PLUS: Tim DeChristopher in the role (missing) of the climate in political discourse.  With host Kris Welch.


Report from Istanbul: Uptick in Bombings Comes as Turkey Drifts Toward Islamist, Authoritarian Rule; “A Classic State Capitalist”: How Donald Trump Profited from Public Subsidies & Political Favors; Vice President’s Daughter Karenna Gore Arrested in the Trenches of a Climate Protest; Tim DeChristopher Arrested Again in the “Age of Anticipatory Mass Graves” for Climate Victims.


Report from Istanbul: Uptick in Bombings Comes as Turkey Drifts Toward Islamist, Authoritarian Rule; “A Classic State Capitalist”: How Donald Trump Profited from Public Subsidies & Political Favors; Vice President’s Daughter Karenna Gore Arrested in the Trenches of a Climate Protest; Tim DeChristopher Arrested Again in the “Age of Anticipatory Mass Graves” for Climate Victims.


What role can civil disobedience play in the struggle for social change? Peter explores this question with two guests: First, environmental organizer Tim DeChristopher recounts his experience interfering with a federal oil and gas lease auction, and how the legal doctrine of “necessity” can be used in environmental campaigns. Then Sunsara Taylor discusses the right-wing effort to … Continued


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