Climate change is accelerating, relentlessly, making human life much less
comfortable and indeed, say the climate scientists, threatening to produce
the 6th Great Extinction including all the higher apes. As Joe Biden and
others said in advance, the 26th annual Conference o...
Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum on the two existential threats facing
humanity -- authoritarianism and global roasting. They discuss how to defeat
both, building the broadest of lefts, including segments of the Democratic
Party that today might support the sweeping mobil...
Bill Resnick talking with Jenny Brown, author of the 2019 Verso book:
"Without Apology: Abortion Struggles Today". They discuss why the
reproductive rights movement of the 1960s and 70s demobilized, enabling
"right to life" forces to gain the initiative and pursue their leg...
Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community Organizer now
challenging the city's policy of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the
homeless. Kaitlyn recently did her thesis at Portland State University titled
"Fighting Back Against Criminalization of Homeles...
Bill Resnick interviews Sammy Roth, an environmental journalist for 7 years,
now nearing 3 with the LA Times, who writes major articles and the Boiling
Point weekly newsletter on developments in climate change and climate action
to stop it. Bill and Sammy discuss a study, c...
Bill Resnick introduces Sharon Grant dramatically reading excerpts from
Nikole Hannah-Jone's essay, "Our Democracy's Founding Ideals Were False When
They Were Written; Black Americans Have Fought to Make Them True." Part of
the New York Times 1619 Project, this is part one....
Bill Resnick talks with James Ofsink of Portland Forward about their campaign
and coalition to change the Portland Police Bureau contract. They consider
the status of the contract battle, many non-contractual issues of police
policy and conduct, but also proposals for reduc...
Bill Resnick interviews Jessica Tovar, an organizer with the Local Clean
Energy Alliance in California, about how California cities and counties are
taking over the electric energy systems from the privately held Investor
Owned Utilities such as PGE, and with new democra...