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The Earth Wants to talk, we'd better listen..... The Earth Wants YOU! is hosted by Reverend Billy Talen and Savitri D from the Church of Stop Shopping, a New York City based radical performance community of wild anti-consumerist gospel shouters and Earth loving urban activists. The hour's entertainment is darkened by the number of times the activists at the mics have been arrested so often, and brightened by the singing of the Stop Shopping Choir. The faith of this radio church is that the Earth is a living thing, and that the super storms are messages. The Earth wants to talk. We better listen. Earthalujah!

The Earth Wants to talk, we'd better listen..... The Earth Wants YOU! is hosted by Reverend Billy Talen and Savitri D from the Church of Stop Shopping, a New York City based radical performance community of wild anti-consumerist gospel shouters and Earth loving urban activists. The hour's entertainment is darkened by the number of times the activists at the mics have been arrested so often, and brightened by the singing of the Stop Shopping Choir. The faith of this radio church is that the Earth is a living thing, and that the super storms are messages. The Earth wants to talk. We better listen. Earthalujah!
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New York City, NY

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The Earth Wants to talk, we'd better listen..... The Earth Wants YOU! is hosted by Reverend Billy Talen and Savitri D from the Church of Stop Shopping, a New York City based radical performance community of wild anti-consumerist gospel shouters and Earth loving urban activists. The hour's entertainment is darkened by the number of times the activists at the mics have been arrested so often, and brightened by the singing of the Stop Shopping Choir. The faith of this radio church is that the Earth is a living thing, and that the super storms are messages. The Earth wants to talk. We better listen. Earthalujah!

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English

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Episodes

FIGHT FOR THE BIGHT Update From Australia Pt.2

3/14/2019
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FIGHT FOR THE BIGHT Update From Australia Pt.2 by The Church of Stop Shopping

Duration:00:01:41

Update From Australia!

3/4/2019
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We get an update from Australia where Reverend Billy and Savitri D are leading a choir of Stop Shoppers around the continent, shouting down borders and burying walls. An impressed Lena Nightstar Talen gives us her experiences with the Australian Nature.

Duration:00:54:53

Tim De Christopher and Barbara Robin Lee

2/21/2019
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This Week on The Earth Wants You! We offer you a golden die from our archives as we continue to work on the relaunch of the show. Earthalujah!

Duration:00:55:51

The Earth Wants YOU! Update

2/15/2019
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The Earth Wants YOU! Update by The Church of Stop Shopping

Duration:00:56:38

No Mas Muertes/No More Deaths, Along The Mexico Border

2/6/2019
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by No Mas Muertes/No More Deaths who have been doing humanitarian work along the US/Mexico border for the past 10 years helping the migrants making the dangerous journey through the deserts. We have News From The Natural World with Savitri D, covering all the news related to the Earth that is happening right now, Reverend Billy gives his sermon, we hear the sounds of the Manatee, now endangered and as always, music from the Stop Shopping Choir.

Duration:00:56:00

Black Lives Matter, Farmers Protest Powerplants

1/31/2019
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This Week On The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by the 3 farmers from New York who chained themselves outside a power plant in New Milford last week. We also travel to two different protests in NYC on Martin Luther King Day, one in Chinatown and another Black Lives Matter protest. News Of The Natural World, Extinctions Got Talent and Reverend Billy's Sermon round of the episode.

Duration:00:56:27

Extinction Rebellion Launches in New York, Jex Blackmore Confides

1/24/2019
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by Artist and Activist Jex Blackmore former spokesperson from the Satanic Temple, who gives us some sobering thoughts on the world of today and how letting in a bit of Satan might be just what we need. News Of The Natural World, Reverend Billy's Sermon, Extinctions Got Talent and special footage from the Launching of Extinction Rebellion New York.

Duration:00:57:15

Jair Bolsanaro vs The Amazon: The Worlds Lungs Are Suffocating

1/8/2019
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by Brazilian Activists and Anthropologists; Rafaella, Marcelo and Black 7 to talk about the Bolsanaro governments aims to open the Amazon up to mining and agribusiness which will have terrible effects on the planet. We talk about the Animals which have been extinct over 2018, we hear the News from the Natural World, Activist News: Drums of the Revolution and Reverend Billy gives his Sermon.

Duration:00:55:55

Glen Cantave Interview

1/2/2019
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We bring you our interview with Glen Cantave from last June which is very relevant still today. We will be back with a new episode next week. Earthalujah!

Duration:00:17:31

Reverend Billy and the Three Wise Men

12/20/2018
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This Week On The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by Sara Gozalo on the border of Tijuana who is offering humanitarian and legal aid to the caravan. Reverend Billy and Savitri D read their Christmas poem about the Three Wise Men. News Of The Natural World and Extinctions Got Talent are rounded out with a Sermon from the Reverend. Happy Christmas Listeners.

Duration:00:55:55

Buy Nothing For Christmas, St. Patricia Okoumou

12/12/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We talk about the Stansted 15 arrested for their environmental action in London. We talk about consumerism and Christmas and how they are terminally linked. World famous activist Patricia Okoumou is sainted by the Church of Stop Shopping for her work against the Trump administration. We interview Pooja Heji, from the National Lawyers Guild who has just returned from the border of Tijuana and seen the injustices along the US border. News From The Natural...

Duration:00:56:00

David Attenbourough Speaks Out, Extinction Rebellion Phone In

12/5/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! Climate Change Climate Change Climate Change. Reverend Billy and Savitri D listen to the speech made by David Attenbourough at the COP24 and comment on the impending disaster of climate change. Clare Farrell one of the founders of Extinction Rebellion talks to us about the mass civil disobedience which they have been organizing in the UK. News From the Natural world covers the COP24 and Trumps plan to look for oil in the Atlantic. Our Extinct animal this...

Duration:00:56:00

Report From the Border of San Diego

11/29/2018
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This Week On The Earth Wants YOU! Ravi Ragbir reports from the border of Tijuana where the US are using tear gas on the immigrants seeking assylum in the US, much of them women and children. Savitri D and Reverend Billy perform a radio play. News Of the Natural World and Reverend Billy's Sermon plus music from the Stop Shopping Choir

Duration:00:55:55

Joan Baez Sends Us A Message For Thanksgiving

11/21/2018
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This Week On The Earth Wants YOU! We read a message from Joan Baez about the Californian Fires. We celebrate Buy Nothing Day or "Black Friday" which the Church of Stop Shopping celebrates every year. We interview Dulce and Chars Ford about overpopulation, climate change, new ways of life and a life passed shopping. News Of the Natural World, Reverend Billy's Sermon and music from the Stop Shopping Choir.

Duration:00:55:57

Devastating Forest Fires In California

11/14/2018
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This Week on The Eart Wants YOU! We get a report from Tom Price, a longtime environmentalist, at the front lines of the devastating Californian Fires which have ravaged across the country destroying wildlife, homes and killing many. We discuss the First World War commemoration, 100 years after The Great War. Savitri D presents News of the Natural World, Activist News goes to Cork City, Reverend Billy preaches up a storm and The Stop Shopping Choir sing their hearts out.

Duration:00:55:59

Bonus Episode: Midterm Elections Discussion

11/12/2018
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"Life is a temporary condition with a fatal prognosis" Reverend Billy and Savitri D discuss the midterm results, what that means for the Earth, and highlight their recent actions in New York City

Duration:00:18:00

Midterm Musings, Imani Henry Preaches

11/5/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We talk midterms and how it effects the environment. We have the surprising sound of the cheetah and a storm preached up by Imani henry. Music from the Stop Shopping Choir and a Sermon from Reverend Billy.

Duration:00:53:44

Space Hijackers, Fascists In Brazil, Amazon Rainforests

10/30/2018
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This Week On The Earth Wants YOU! We discuss the recent election of far-right candidate Jair Bolsanaro in Brazil and the terrible, irreversable consequences this has for the Brazilian Rainforests. We are joined by Immo Klink of the Space Hijackers from London who speaks to us about alternative radical communities in Europe and how we can imagine a different way of living. We listen to the sounds of the Rainforest, we go through the News of the Natural World and Reverend Billy gives his...

Duration:00:55:59

Reverend Billy Shouts Down Monsanto's Oscars

10/23/2018
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This Week On the Earth Wants YOU! Reverend Billy returns from Iowa where he was arrested 2 years ago for protesting outside of Monsanto's Oscars. Winning his court case he returned to protest even closer to the building than before, causing a ruckus! We have footage from the protest and an interview with Nehemiah Luckett. We talk about Trans Rights, the Asiatic Lion and the News From the Natural World.

Duration:00:55:56

Medea Benjamin, Code Pink, Justice For Jamal Khashoggi

10/16/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by Legendary activist and founder of Code Pink Medea Benjamin who talks about her friend Jamal Khoshoggi who has made headlines all over the world after his disappearance at the hands of the Saudis. Reverend Billy and Savitri D discuss the plastic, climate change and how and why to stop using water bottles. News From the Natural World, Activist News, Extinctions Got Talent and Reverend Billy's Sermon.

Duration:00:55:48