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Alison Rose Levy's "Connect The Dots" promotes health activism, linking personal health to the health of our culture, society, and environment.

Alison Rose Levy's "Connect The Dots" promotes health activism, linking personal health to the health of our culture, society, and environment.
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New York, NY

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Alison Rose Levy's "Connect The Dots" promotes health activism, linking personal health to the health of our culture, society, and environment.

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English


Episodes

Connect The Dots - Crash Course - 11.14.18

11/14/2018
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Crash Course: H. Bruce Franklin, veteran activist and author of nineteen books, discusses his memoir, Crash Course: From the Good War to the Forever War, which covers post-WWII America, and how Franklin’s life experiences and astute analysis— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:55:00

Connect The Dots - Election Irregularities in Dallas County Primary

11/7/2018
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Election Irregularities in Dallas County Primary: Lulu Friesdat, Emmy Award-winning journalist and election integrity advocate’s breaking story on error messages and count discrepancies discovered in the Dallas primary raises questions on the security of results in the O’Rourke-Cruz contest— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:00:57:41

Connect The Dots - Rendezvous with Oblivion

10/31/2018
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Rendezvous with Oblivion: Thomas Frank, the prescient and witty journalist and author of Listen Liberal and the new book, Rendezvous With Oblivion will share his insights about where we are right now, and where we are heading- in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:56:38

Connect The Dots - The Midterm Elections Window

10/24/2018
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The Midterm Elections Window: Lisa Graves, co-executive director of Documented Investigations and former Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy, returns to the show to provide an overview of the midterm elections and what lies ahead— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:59:46

Connect The Dots - The Power of Protest - 10.17.18

10/17/2018
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The Power of Protest: L.A. Kauffman, journalist, organizer, activist, and author of How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance will share her 35 year experience of organizing protests and reporting on protests, discussing the 2017 Women’s March, the recent protests over the Kavanaugh nomination, and more— with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:57:11

Connect The Dots - Meet the Progressives

10/10/2018
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Meet the Progressives: Sarah Smith: Sarah Smith, Democratic candidate for Congress in Washington State district 9 speaks about her campaign and the reasons why the Progressive Edge is transforming the blue wave for the better— with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:56:21

Connect The Dots - The Connection between Art and Social Change?

10/3/2018
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The Connection between Art and Social Change?:A lot of art is aesthetically pleasing but functions as if we live in a social vaccum. Karen Malpede, playwright, theatre director, environmental educator and advocate reveals the relationship between artistic work and social change — in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:59:55

Connect The Dots - Women Leading the Fight for A Fair Supreme Court - 09.26.18

9/26/2018
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Women Leading the Fight for A Fair Supreme Court: Alison Rose Levy speaks with Mary Reynolds Thompson, author of Reclaiming the Wild Soul about why opposition to the capture of the Supreme Court and the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh is being led by women.

Duration:00:59:27

Connect The Dots - Judging the Judge - 09.19.18

9/19/2018
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Judging the Judge: Today’s guest is Lisa Graves, who has served as a senior advisor in all three branches of federal government, including the judicial system, to comment from her extensive experience, on rising concerns about the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for a lifetime seat on the US Supreme Court— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:00:56:44

Connect The Dots - The Candidate as Organizer - 08.22.18

8/22/2018
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The Candidate as Organizer: Kerri Evelyn Harris, candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for US Senator in Delaware will discuss what residents need and why the shift from politician as entrepreneur to politician as organizer can help us take back democracy— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy. Http://prn.fm (live) and connectthedots.podbean (later today)

Duration:00:57:37

Connect The Dots - Environmental Causes of Lyme Disease

8/15/2018
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Environmental Causes of Lyme Disease: Mary-Beth Pfeiffer, author of the new book, Lyme: The First Epidemic of Climate Change discusses the environmental context for Lyme Disease with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:01:00:22

Connect The Dots - Healthy Nutrition for Newborns - 08.08.18

8/8/2018
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Healthy Nutrition for Newborns: Listen to Lucy Sullivan, the Founding Executive Director of 1,000 Days, a leading advocacy organization working in the U.S. and around the world to improve maternal and young child nutrition in the critical early life window— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:55:53

Connect The Dots - Facing Up to the Health Harm of the Industrial Food System - 07.12.18

7/11/2018
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Facing Up to the Health Harm of the Industrial Food System: Journalist Kristin Lawless, author of the new book, Formerly Known As Food: How the Industrial Food System IS Changing Our Minds, Bodies, and Culture will discuss breast milk vs. infant formula, toxins in the food supply, and what a profit-driven food system does to our health— and why people must become healthy food advocates— with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:58:24

Connect The Dots - How Bernie Won - 07.04.18

7/3/2018
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How Bernie Won: Jeff Weaver, the 2016 Campaign Manager for Bernie Sanders and the author of the new book, How Bernie Won, will offer his backstage insights into and takeaways from the 2016 election, discuss how Progressives can move forward in 2018 and 2020, and examine what the Democrats only option for ending their party’s losing streak, so that Americans can win our country back from Trump, neoliberals, and corporate entrenchment, and advance towards a progressive future that works for...

Duration:00:55:57

Connect The Dots - The Resistance (or Lack of It) in Affluent Westchester - 06.27.18

6/27/2018
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The Resistance (or Lack of It) in Affluent Westchester: A Field Report from Local Organizers and Activists Brook Packard and Susan Rubin uncovering the suppression of Democracy by invisible, corrupted elects, and the privileged inert in a county with the highest property taxes in the US— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:00:55:27

Connect The Dots - When Cops Arrest Journalists for Doing Their Job - 06.20.18

6/19/2018
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When Cops Arrest Journalists for Doing Their Job: Listen to Michael Nigro, photojournalist, reporter, and documentary filmmaker who is currently covering the Poor People’s Campaign on TruthDig, in conversation with Alison Rose Levy, about his unwarranted arrest, the war on the free press, and the need for Americans to listen to the voices and concerns of ordinary people, especially to the deprivations imposed on people at the lower economic strata.

Duration:00:58:17

Connect The Dots - One State More - 06.06.18

6/6/2018
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One State More: Political analyst and organizer, Jeanne-Marie Dauray, discusses the surprising, but welcome recent ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in Illinois, discussing why women need equal rights, now more than ever, as well as the prospects for its passing in just more state, (Illinois? North Carolina?) and what we can do to help— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:58:34

Connect The Dots - Is Facebook a Stressor - 05.30.18

5/30/2018
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Is Facebook a Stressor? Ravi Chandra, MD, psychiatrist and author of the new book, Facebuddha discusses the up and down sides of social media from a mental health perspective with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:00:57:54

Connect The Dots - The Good News on NAFTA and Looking Back on Chernobyl - 05.24.18

5/24/2018
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The Good News on NAFTA and Looking Back on Chernobyl: Lori Wallach, Director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch (and www.replaceNAFTA.org) will discuss the surprising potential for a much better deal on trade as the NAFTA agreement is renegotiated. In the show’s second segment, Professor Serhii Plokhy, Harvard historian and author of Chernobyl: the History of a Nuclear Catastrophe— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:58:06

Connect The Dots - Decolonizing the Human Spirit - 05.16.18

5/16/2018
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Decolonizing the Human Spirit: Lynn Gehl, Ph.D., an Algonquin Anishinaabe-kwe who is the author of Claiming Anishinaabe: Decolonizing the Human Spirit. Dr. Gehl will speak about her exploration as an advocate, artist, writer, critic, and author into the inequitable laws and policies in Canada, decolonization, and her own experiences of speaking truth to power from her deep rootedness in her tribal traditions.

Duration:00:57:53