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Weekly Round Up: NFL Helmet Bans and Tips for Getting Your Life in Order

Already 2 weeks down in 2014 – be strong and stick to those resolutions! Here’s what our speakers have been up to thus far in the new year.   In the Memphis Flyer, Susan Douglas publishes a scathing condemnation of right-wing political spending.  “Among the many visionary goals of our nation’s right wing — impoverish […]

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Weekly Round Up! Texas and a Typhoon

Our hearts go out to all the victims and survivors of Typhoon Haiyan.  You can support UNICEF’s efforts to deliver supplies to children and their families online or by texting RELIEF to 864233 to donate $10.   Warren Faidley, storm survival expert, talks to Radio Australia about the almost unprecedented strength of Haiyan, which meant that “A lot of the

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Who’s in the news…

Keynote speaker Lilly Ledbetter tells women to “push for fair wages” at the NEW Leadership conference… The fight against fracking continues! This weekend ecologist Sandra Steingraber was joined by actor Alec Baldwin to speak against hydrofracking… Amazon hosted Jessica Valenti for newest book, ‘Why Have Kids?’ for their first e-book lunch… Social Venture Network honors

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Professor Yvonne Latty has won “Best Short Documentary” at the Phoenix Film Festival for “Sacred Poison”… Rinku Sen examines the varied elements of impression, stereotype and diversity during “Day of Dialogue” at Bridewater State University… Sandra Steingraber’s Generosity Invigorates Anti-Fracking Movement… New York Daily News reviews ‘Perla’ the lastest book from author Carolina De Robertis…

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Listen to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s discussion “On Exploring Cosmic Frontiers” on NPR… Read about Sandra Steingraber’s work in “Iowa View: More to do 50 years after ‘Silent Spring’“… VOXXI features an article about Annie Leonard’s first video, “How the animation ‘Story of Stuff” is changing the way people think about trash“…  Congratulations to Yiyun Li’s,

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Arsalan Iftikhar’s recent column on Lowe’s contorversy from the TLC reality show “All-American Muslim” was named ‘Quote of the Day’ on CNN’s Belief Blog…  The “Nanny” Fran Drescher has joined Sandra Steingraber and the fight against fracking… The “5 best books about John Lennon” from The Christian Science Monitor features Tim Riley’s “Lennon: The Man,

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Congratulations Dr. Sandra Steingraber on receiving the Heinz Award! Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson sings “Onward to the Edge” and answers questions from his fans… The Story of Broke is finally here!  Annie Leonard releases her newest video…  “Best-sellers” features the top ten hard cover books sold in California, check out 1493 by Charles C. Mann…

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This weeks ‘Shop Talk’ on NPR features Arsalan Iftikhar… Neil deGrasse Tyson knows how “Astrophysics and Comedy Bond in Brooklyn”…  “Kilroy is here, ready to do its part for clean water, for ORCA of Fort Pierce”, explains Edith Widder… Sandra Steingraber winner of The Heinz Award, plans to devote award money to fight fracking…  Enrique

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Earth Week 2011 Feature – Sandra Steingraber

This year in honor of Earth Week we are featuring Sandra Steingraber’s recent book, Raising Elijah: Protecting Children in an Age of Environmental Crisis.  “ Sandra Steingraber ’s Raising Elijah is a deeply thoughtful, at times frightening, but ultimately hopeful book that describes in compelling and lyrical detail the two great, intertwined ecological crises  of our time

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