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Talkupy features interviews with regular people who are doing positive things in their communities to make them, and the world, a better place.

Talkupy features interviews with regular people who are doing positive things in their communities to make them, and the world, a better place.
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Talkupy features interviews with regular people who are doing positive things in their communities to make them, and the world, a better place.

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Episodes

Gabriel Shapiro - Student Organizer

10/15/2015
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!!ALERT!! TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES FROM 7:20 to 10:00 PLEASE SCROLL PAST UNTIL I CAN EDIT & RELOAD! THANKS! ALERT!!! Young people are torn in many directions these days. Unfortunately, they must prepare for their future while simultaneously ensuring that the planet they live on actually has one. From climate change to social justice, more and more college students are finding time to organize, speak out and effect change on important issues. Talkupy welcomes student organizer Gabriel Shapiro...

Duration:01:17:37

Ed Woodham - Art In Odd Places

10/1/2015
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Art In Odd Places started as a grass roots happening and has transformed into an annual landmark art festival thanks to its many artists and supporters. This year's "odd" 11th anniversary: AIOP 2015: RECALL will again transform NYC's 14th Street into a civic space where social interaction and creative expression captivate imaginations and deeply connect people to themselves and the world. Talkupy welcomes Ed Woodham, Founder & Director of AIOP, to the show on Thursday, Oct. 1 at 11 am ET....

Duration:01:10:31

Art Tanderup - Nebraska Farmer/Activist Update

9/30/2015
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Nebraska farmers and activists, often one and the same, are heading into the Fall with more determination than ever. They are working closely together to keep their land from being snatched up by the big oil & gas industry only to ship fossil fuels overseas where they will continue to have a devastating effect on the environment and climate. Talkupy welcomes Art Tanderup, Nebraska farmer and activist, back to the show at 9 pm ET on September 29, 2015. Art will give us an update on how the...

Duration:01:11:13

Phourist & The Photons - In Infinite Indigo

9/26/2015
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Phourist & The Photons have achieved a firey and thrilling lift-off with their new album, In Infinite Indigo. This incredibly well-matched three-man band sparks musical alchemy as they play. The band creates a deep pocket of space for listeners to move, think and feel in as they weave each song's story with air, beats and notes. Ultimately, In Infinite Indigo is like that ride you can't stop getting back in line for at the theme park. "Again, again!" Talkupy welcomes Nick Hill (guitar,...

Duration:01:42:11

LIVECAST: John Zangas - DCMediaGroup At BXE Hunger Strike

9/24/2015
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This LIVECAST will join John Zangas, DCMediaGroup photographer and journalist, in Washington D.C. for an update on the Beyond Extreme Energy (@BXEaction) hunger strikers. Twelve activists have been fasting for 17 days of the 18-day protest at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in an effort to to halt rubber stamping of permits for fossil fuel infrastructure. Check out Talkupy's initial interviews with three participants on Day #11 here. This show will air live from the protest on...

Duration:01:05:04

Shane Davis - Stop The Frack Attack National Summit

9/23/2015
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Fracking and its horrendous consequences continue to wreak havoc across the U.S. In response, hundreds of movement leaders, community activists and people impacted by fracking nationwide are gathering for Stop the Frack Attack Summit in Denver, CO on Oct. 3-5 to to share stories, sharpen their public speaking skills and learn about clean energy alternatives. Talkupy welcomes Shane Davis, a.k.a. Fractivist, to the show on Tuesday, September 22 at 9 pm ET to talk about the summit, as well as...

Duration:00:53:53

LIVECAST: BXE Hunger Strike at FERC

9/18/2015
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Beyond Extreme Energy (BXE) activists have been fasting since Labor Day in an effort to get the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to stop rubber stamping requests for gas pipeline permits. The hunger strikers are a dedicated group of people, ages 20 - 70+, that has tried just about everything else, including more than 100 arrests, to get FERC employees to do the right thing for people, wildlife and the environment that suffer with each new permit. Talkupy will go live via telephone with...

Duration:01:06:30

Michael Pellagatti - Occupy Wall Street Tour

3/13/2015
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Radical New York City tour guide Michael Pellagatti is preparing to launch a three-hour Occupy Wall Street Tour on Tuesday, March 17. A licensed tour guide and original "occupier," Michael's love for sharing history, and first hand knowledge of the important people, places and events that made the 2011 occupation of lower Manhattan so special to so many, make him uniquely qualified to launch and lead #OccupyTourNYC. Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes Michael to the show on Thursday...

Duration:01:06:22

Cove Point 20 - Courting Change

2/27/2015
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Twenty Cove Point Protectors went to court this week as a result of non-violent actions they took to raise awareness & build resistance to the construction of a new gas refinery, liquefaction train, power plant and export terminal being built by Dominion Resources. Charged with trespassing, failure to obey a lawful order and disorderly conduct, members of the group to use their day in court to tell their personal stories to the judge and others in the courtroom. Were they listening?...

Duration:01:04:28

Rivera Sun - The Dandelion Insurrection

2/26/2015
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The positive impact of nonviolence is highly underrated. In fact, it is emerpircally proven to be the most effective way to bring about change, according to activist/author Rivera Sun. She wages peace 365 days a year through her novels, blogs, performance art, and radio broadcasts. Talkupy Radio with Annie Lindstrom welcomes Rivera to the show on Thursday February 26 at 1 pm ET. We will discuss her latest novel, The Dandelion Insurrection and its ongoing 40-day book tour. We also will talk...

Duration:01:04:30

Eva Westheimer - Center For Coalfield Justice

2/24/2015
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Mountain Justice Spring Break 2015 will take place from March 7-14 at Natural Tunnel State Park in Southwestern Virgina. The hands-on event (register here) is where environmental justice issues collide with workshops, site visits, speaker panels, community service and movement building. Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes Eva Westheimer, Community Organizer for the Center for Coalfield Justice, to the show on Tuesday Feb. 24 at 11 am Eastern time. We will discuss the upcoming Mountain...

Duration:01:07:04

Dr. Jorge Chiu - Getting Back On The Road

2/19/2015
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When we last spoke to Guatemala City firefighter/paramedic/heart surgeon Dr. Jorge Chiu, he was riding off into the sunset in a "new" ambulance. The sorely needed vehicle was made possible by the many people who donated money to a fundraiser that was launched and coordinated by photographer and former Talkupy guest Giles Clark. Sadly, that was not to be the beginning of a happy ending. The ambulance has been out of commission months due to an accident in early December. Talkupy with Annie...

Duration:01:06:54

Beth Foster - Mercy Junction Justice & Peace Center

2/12/2015
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Chattenooga, TN started 2015 out right with the opening of the Mercy Junction Justice & Peace Center. The center and its staff are devoted to supporting and building a movement of equality for all people, and freedom for all of creation, while advancing social justice in the city and across the south. Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes Talkupy-alum Beth Foster, Co-Director of Mercy Junction Justice & Peace Center back to the show on Thursday February 12 at 11 am Eastern Time. We will talk...

Duration:01:03:23

Jimmy Betts - Life Artist

2/10/2015
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The only radicals out there are those who believe these myriad human movements can be kept separated. ‎Intersectionality is ‎Reality. Life Artist Jimmy Betts is one such radical, living in greater simplicity and fighting for ecological justice on a planetary scale. He also teaches and learns self- and community-resiliency practices including action mobilization and confronting injustices of all forms. Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes Jimmy to the show Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 11 am Eastern...

Duration:01:16:48

Janet Donoghue - Don't Frack Southern Illinois

2/5/2015
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Activists in Southern Illinois continue to defend the pristine Shawnee National Forest from frackers, but they have an uphill battle as Illinois lawmakers and the Governor sold out to the oil & gas industry last year. Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes local activist and WBDX radio host Janet Donoghue (a.k.a. Glenda Greenhouse) to the show on Thursday Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. ET. We will get an update on efforts to stop fracking in Southern Illinois and what is at stake for the people and...

Duration:01:10:28

Robyn Mello - Philadelphia Orchard Project

2/3/2015
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The Philadelphia Orchard Project (PoP) is expanding access to fresh food in the city by helping community members plant orchards and edible plants. The non-profit comes alonside community-based groups and volunteers to get them started. The community groups then own, maintain, and harvest their orchards, which typically are planted in former vacant lots, community gardens, schoolyards, and other spaces where people lack access to fresh fruit. Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes Robyn...

Duration:01:03:35

Aaron Calafato - Theater & Social Change

1/29/2015
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Performer and activist Aaron Calafato takes to the stage to deliver a powerful message on the role that for-profit institutions play in the student debt crisis. His one-man show, For Profit, informs people about the topic from his own personal experience as an admissions counselor at a for-profit college in the midwest. The show made its debut in March 2012. Annie Lindstrom welcomes Aaron back to Talkupy on Thursday January 29, at 11 am Eastern Time. He'll give us an update on For Profit and...

Duration:01:01:52

T. Paige Dalporto - Being West Virginia

1/27/2015
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Some people are born to translate life's struggles and beauty into art with every ounce of their own lives. T. Paige Dalporto is one such person. He brings the heart and soul of West Virginia to life though his acting, music, poetry and impressionistic photography. He also can often be found alongside other activists at events being held to stop mountaintop removal and other environmental destruction, such as the annual Stop The Kaboom Festival. Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes T. Paige...

Duration:01:04:39

Shane Davis - Fractivist Update #1

1/22/2015
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It may be a new year, but it's the same fight as far as fractivists are concerned. What can we expect in 2015 with oil prices hitting record lows and data that documents unprecedented levels of spills and groundwater contamination? Are frackers going to make money no matter what happens to their businesses, local roads and living conditions, water resources and the environment? When they lose money or go out of business, who ensures the safety of the well pads and equipment they leave...

Duration:01:10:49

Damien Luzzo - Climate Justice Activist

1/20/2015
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Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom welcomes climate justice activist Damien Luzzo to the show on Tuesday January 20 at 2 pm ET. We will talk about the need for climate justice and his experience taking part in direct actions with Utah Tar Sands Resistance last summer, which aimed to put a halt to the first tar sands mining project in the U.S. For more information on Damien go to his Facebook or Twitter page @damienLuzzo. For more information on the Utah Tar Sands Resistance go to the group's Web...

Duration:01:03:39