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Divesting Is The First Step: Daniel Zarrilli & Clara Vondrich

Power politics and the politics of power — this time on the show, we speak with New York City’s Chief Resilience Officer Daniel Zarrilli about the decision to divest from fossil fuels and Clara Vondrich of INVEST/DIVEST, one of the activist groups that helped make it happen. The show also features an interview with author and journalist Christian Parenti, who explains why he thinks extreme weather will force us to demand more of our government.

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As the President sounds off about holy babies born and unborn, we talk about the ongoing criminalization of women who happen to get pregnant. What has been the media’s role and have they done enough to make amends? We’ll talk to Lynn Paltrow, one of the lawyers representing incarcerated women, media critic Janine Jackson, and Suzanne Sellers who fell afoul of one of those laws in the 1990s. Then, a drill down with Lynn Paltrow about the threats to Roe and more.

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“Amazon’s New York City headquarters is off. As we go to air, it looks as if the mega-seller has pulled out of its plan to locate in New York. In a conversation recorded before that news broke, we looked at the resistance the plan provoked and why, and considered how development might be possible without displacement? In this week s show, residents of Long Island City talk about their problems with Amazon and we take a tour of the place with a Long Island preacher’ s son.

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