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Listen: Green Imperialism [A Spencer Latu Show Podcast]

Listen: Green Imperialism [A Spencer Latu Show Podcast]

September 18, 2019

 

 

“The Spencer Latu Show is a progressive politics show that speaks truth to power. We provide much needed coverage, and media criticism of stories at the municipal, provincial, national and international level from the perspective of two progressive working class students; Spencer Latu and Ajeetpal Gill. We are based out of UBC in Vancouver BC.”

In this episode (#47) Spencer discusses green imperialism and its support of regime change in Bolivia.

Click on the link to listen [Running time: 29m:42s]:

https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/47-green-imperialism/id1437295482?i=1000450321821

 

 

 

Revival or Survival

A Culture of Imbeciles

 

The three waves of 19th Century evangelical religious revivals in the US, known as the Great Awakening, are characterized by fervent enthusiasm. Designed by promoters to engage recruits on an emotional rather than intellectual level, these ecstatic gatherings resemble the recent wave of environmental enthusiasm associated with climate change.

While early waves of environmentalism responded to the petrochemical and nuclear crises noted by advocates like Rachel Carson and Helen Caldicott, later waves addressed systematic crises posed by militarism and consumerism. In the 21st Century, advocates like Arundhati Roy and Winona LaDuke invoked the environmental crises of human relationships, between indigenous nations and modern states under globalization.

Most recently, false prophets of the non-profit industrial complex, like Naomi Klein, hijacked environmental sentiments toward the crisis of fossil-fueled climate change, using funding from petroleum pooh bahs and oil train tycoons. Having misdirected the latest wave of environmental enthusiasm, these false prophets force a choice between revival or survival.

Deconstructing 350.org, AVAAZ – and Industrial Civilisation

Cory Morningstar on ‘Nature Bats Last’

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by Robin Westenra

October 2, 2014

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I have a new hero.A hero for means someone who fearlessly and uncompromisingly cuts through the bullshit to tell us the way things really are.

Such a person is Cory Morningstar who (living at the bottom of the world), I was only vaguely aware of.

Having heard her on “Nature Bats Last” I’m a convert and will  be looking out for what she has to say to us.

Here is yesterday’s radio show and some material from her:

California State University in Chico, California and includes a segment on Breaking Hopium from Forrest Palmer.

[McPherson’s guest this week is Cory Morningstar. Cory is an independent investigative journalist, writer and environmental activist, focusing on global ecological collapse and political analysis of the non-profit industrial complex. She resides in Canada. Her recent writings can be found on Wrong Kind of GreenThe Art of AnnihilationPolitical ContextCounterpunch, Canadians for Action on Climate Change and Countercurrents. Her writing has also been published by Bolivia Rising and Cambio, the official newspaper of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. The show broadcasts from the campus of California State University in Chico, California and includes a segment on Breaking Hopium from Forrest Palmer.]

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