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Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.

Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.

Location:

Spokane, WA

Description:

Sea Change Radio is a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability.

Language:

English

Contact:

Sea Change Radio 2 Mizpah St. San Francisco, CA 94131


Episodes

Bianca Fortis on Florida’s Efforts to Disenfranchise Former Prisoners

8/16/2022
Florida sort of defines the term “swing state.” The smallest of variables can push the outcome of Florida’s elections in one direction or another – in the year 2000 it was “hanging chads” and more recently it appeared it would be the re-enfranchisement of former felons. In 2018, Florida voters overwhelmingly passed Amendment 4, which … Continue reading Bianca Fortis on Florida’s Efforts to Disenfranchise Former Prisoners → This article and podcast Bianca Fortis on Florida’s Efforts to...

Duration:00:28:59

“To Serve & Protect” Whom? Alec Karakatsanis on Copaganda

8/9/2022
What comes to mind when you hear the words “crime” and “safety?” For many, these words evoke images of poor people stealing things, or police enforcing laws to suppress street crime. Our guest today on Sea Change Radio argues that there’s a whole set of crimes that have been intentionally omitted from the messaging we … Continue reading “To Serve & Protect” Whom? Alec Karakatsanis on Copaganda → This article and podcast “To Serve & Protect” Whom? Alec Karakatsanis on Copaganda appeared...

RL Miller of Climate Hawks Vote on the Inflation Reduction Act

8/2/2022
Are you weary of having to care about where headline-seeking Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema land on important topics? Well, according to this week’s guest on Sea Change Radio, relief may be in sight. This week we speak with grassroots organizer and Democratic insider RL Miller to dig deeper into the politics, logistics and … Continue reading RL Miller of Climate Hawks Vote on the Inflation Reduction Act → This article and podcast RL Miller of Climate Hawks Vote on the Inflation...

Daniel Nichanian on the Nuts and Bolts of Local Elections

7/26/2022
Anyone who paid attention to the ugly aftermath of the 2020 presidential election suddenly realized that a coterie of state-level bureaucrats had a whole lot more power than we ever imagined. And it was a huge wake up call for those who have chosen not to vote in past local elections. Elections matter, even small … Continue reading Daniel Nichanian on the Nuts and Bolts of Local Elections → This article and podcast Daniel Nichanian on the Nuts and Bolts of Local Elections appeared first on...

Indonesian Coal + Food For Soul

7/19/2022
This week on Sea Change Radio, we dig into the archives and listen to two very different stories about consumption. First, we speak to global journalist Nithin Coca who has written a series of pieces for Mongabay.com about Indonesia’s alarming headfirst dive into the coal industry. We discuss the high-level corruption that allowed coal to … Continue reading Indonesian Coal + Food For Soul → This article and podcast Indonesian Coal + Food For Soul appeared first on Sea Change Radio.

Duration:00:28:59

The Revelator’s John Platt on Endangered Species

7/12/2022
Historian and philosopher Yuval Harari writes, “When the first humans reached Australia about 45,000 years ago, they quickly drove to extinction 90% of its large animals. This was the first significant impact that Homo sapiens had on the planet’s ecosystem. It was not the last.” This week on Sea Change Radio, we discuss extinction with longtime … Continue reading The Revelator’s John Platt on Endangered Species → This article and podcast The Revelator’s John Platt on Endangered Species...

Duration:00:28:59

Alex Gilbert on West Virginia v. EPA

7/5/2022
It seems like these days every sentence that begins with “The Supreme Court…” finishes with truly appalling news — another draconian ruling regarding privacy, guns, or basic, fundamental human rights. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to energy expert Alex Gilbert about a recent Supreme Court decision that many environmentalists were eyeing with … Continue reading Alex Gilbert on West Virginia v. EPA → This article and podcast Alex Gilbert on West Virginia v. EPA appeared first on Sea...

Duration:00:28:59

John Fleck: Drought Dilemmas and the Colorado River

6/28/2022
Years of extreme drought have left the Colorado River at alarmingly low levels. Earlier this month, water management experts testified in front of a Senate energy and Natural Resources Committee that’s seeking ways for the Western United States to drastically cut back water usage. With all the recent reporting on the issue, it’s important to … Continue reading John Fleck: Drought Dilemmas and the Colorado River → This article and podcast John Fleck: Drought Dilemmas and the Colorado River...

Duration:00:28:59

Summer Solstice Celebration: Bill Kreutzmann + Chuck Leavell

6/21/2022
This week on Sea Change Radio, we celebrate the summer solstice to revel in our planet and talk music as we dig into the archives to revisit our discussions with two legendary rock musicians who also care deeply about environmental causes. First, we listen to our 2011 conversation with Bill Kreutzmann, the drummer for the … Continue reading Summer Solstice Celebration: Bill Kreutzmann + Chuck Leavell → This article and podcast Summer Solstice Celebration: Bill Kreutzmann + Chuck Leavell...

Duration:00:28:58

The Promise of Psychedelic Therapy

6/14/2022
Psychologist and pop culture icon of the 1960s, Timothy Leary, famously instructed San Francisco hippies to take psychedelic drugs in order to “turn on, tune in, and drop out.” These days there’s a movement in psychology, also centered in Northern California, advancing the use of psychedelics, as well. But the agenda is less about dropping … Continue reading The Promise of Psychedelic Therapy → This article and podcast The Promise of Psychedelic Therapy appeared first on Sea Change Radio.

Duration:00:28:59

Crystal Kolden: Prepping For Wildfire Season (re-broadcast)

6/7/2022
Yes, there will be millions of collective sighs as the deadliest pandemic in a century begins to abate and a more open summer kicks off. But summer also means the beginning of the wildfire season in the American West – a slew of deadly disasters lying in wait. Last year was the worst fire season … Continue reading Crystal Kolden: Prepping For Wildfire Season (re-broadcast) → This article and podcast Crystal Kolden: Prepping For Wildfire Season (re-broadcast) appeared first on Sea Change...

Duration:00:28:59

John Stoehr: Guns And White Power

5/31/2022
The term “civil liberties” may connote different associations, depending on where you fall on the political spectrum. While some connect the term with the struggle for racial justice or reproductive freedom, for others it may evoke a belief in their right to bear arms. This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio is John Stoehr, the founder and … Continue reading John Stoehr: Guns And White Power → This article and podcast John Stoehr: Guns And White Power appeared first on Sea Change Radio.

Duration:00:28:59

Neel Dhanesha: Nurdle Hurdles

5/24/2022
What is a nurdle, you ask? Is it the latest variation on the popular New York Times puzzle, Wordle? No, not quite. Nurdles are the tiny little petroleum-based building blocks of the plastics industry. And they are literally everywhere. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with Neel Dhanesha to learn about the role … Continue reading Neel Dhanesha: Nurdle Hurdles → This article and podcast Neel Dhanesha: Nurdle Hurdles appeared first on Sea Change Radio.

Duration:00:28:59

William Moomaw: Climate Change Assessments

5/17/2022
“It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. The scale of recent changes are unprecedented over many centuries to many thousands of years. Human-induced climate change is already affecting many weather and climate extremes in every region across the globe.” These words of warning, read by today’s guest on Sea … Continue reading William Moomaw: Climate Change Assessments → This article and podcast William Moomaw: Climate Change Assessments appeared first...

Duration:00:28:59

States Newsroom: A Novel Approach To State-Level News

5/10/2022
There are forces in the US that like to selectively bring up “states rights” from time to time – with the impending decision stripping the federal protections for access to safe abortion, this is one of those times. But most of us don’t methodically monitor what happens in states that are not our own. Wouldn’t … Continue reading States Newsroom: A Novel Approach To State-Level News → This article and podcast States Newsroom: A Novel Approach To State-Level News appeared first on Sea Change...

Duration:00:28:59

David v. Goliath: Danna Smith + Leo Woodberry v. Big Conservation

5/3/2022
With around a billion dollars in annual revenue, The Nature Conservancy is the largest organization of its kind in America. Their stated mission is to “conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends” and they boldly claim to have “done more than anyone else to advance conservation around the world.” And yet, this … Continue reading David v. Goliath: Danna Smith + Leo Woodberry v. Big Conservation → This article and podcast David v. Goliath: Danna Smith + Leo Woodberry v. Big...

Duration:00:28:59

SF Public Defender Peter Calloway Pt. 2: Recall Rubbish

4/26/2022
More than 20 years ago, sociologist Barry Glassner wrote his bestseller The Culture of Fear, where he explains why Americans tend to be unreasonably afraid of things like crime, drugs, people of color, immigrants, teenagers, etc. He writes, “The short answer to why Americans harbor so many misbegotten fears is that immense power and money … Continue reading SF Public Defender Peter Calloway Pt. 2: Recall Rubbish → This article and podcast SF Public Defender Peter Calloway Pt. 2: Recall...

Duration:00:28:59

SF Public Defender Peter Calloway Pt. 1: Crime And Moral Panic

4/19/2022
In his astute and timeless book, How to Lie with Statistics, Darrell Huff writes, “The secret language of statistics, so appealing in a fact-minded culture, is employed to sensationalize, inflate, confuse, and oversimplify.” This statement is at least as true as it was in 1954 when it was first published. Among the subjects most prone … Continue reading SF Public Defender Peter Calloway Pt. 1: Crime And Moral Panic → This article and podcast SF Public Defender Peter Calloway Pt. 1: Crime...

Duration:00:28:59

Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings on the Fight For Equal Rights (re-broadcast)

4/12/2022
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. famously instilled optimism with his proclamation that, “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” He was speaking in relation to the long struggle for racial equity, but the words are also applicable to the advancement of civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and … Continue reading Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings on the Fight For Equal Rights (re-broadcast) → This article and podcast Lambda Legal CEO Kevin Jennings on...

Duration:00:28:59

Hog Wild: Susanne Rust on the Feral Pig Problem

4/5/2022
You may not have seen them running through your yard, but just wait. Feral pigs are everywhere and they’re a growing problem. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with Susanne Rust, an environmental reporter from the Los Angeles Times. She talks about the millions – yes, millions of wild pigs roaming the countryside, … Continue reading Hog Wild: Susanne Rust on the Feral Pig Problem → This article and podcast Hog Wild: Susanne Rust on the Feral Pig Problem appeared first on Sea Change...

Duration:00:28:59