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The Dark Side of Conservation

3/18/2019
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In this episode we’re to Chris Lang about conservation in light of two recent news stories about mass evictions in India and human rights abuses. Chris Lang is from Conservation Watch and REDD monitor to and we asked him about these stories, and to elaborate on the current model of conservation and where it’s going wrong. This episode will contain some description of violence and sexual violence. Here are some links from our conversation below: 1. The Karen are facing violent evictions in...

Duration:00:36:46

IWD Special: Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes

3/12/2019
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Ahead of International Women's Day on the 8th March, we're celebrating women environmental activists and politicians. In this episode, we are celebrating indigenous activist and Green politician Cheryle Chagnon-Greyeyes, the first indigenous woman to lead a provincial political party in Canada. Follow us on twitter @biggreenpolpod Clips used in this episode: 1- The Ryan Jerpersen Show - Sept 26 - Jespersen - 11 - Meet the new leader of the Green Party of Alberta:...

Duration:00:11:15

Climate marches // Swedish Greens in government

2/18/2019
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In this episode, we talk climate marches all around the world, and the new Red-Green government in Sweden. What do the climate marches and strikes tell us about effective climate messaging? And Greens in government in Sweden - what happened? And find out more about our Green of the episode: Isabella Lövin We’ve been interviewed by the Green World about why we had started this podcast: greenworld.org.uk/article/talking-…politics-podcast Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here:...

Duration:00:27:41

Whistleblowers in Europe // Venezuela

2/8/2019
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In this episode, we talk whistleblower protection, and Venezuela. What will new EU laws about whistleblowing mean for political ecology, and what is the Greens’ position on this? Why is Maduro’s legitimacy in question and how should Greens react? Here's the interview we mention: https://greenworld.org.uk/article/talking-green-big-green-politics-podcast Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here: twitter.com/biggreenpolpod and you can tweet us your feedback or email us at...

Duration:00:33:47

2018: The year of strongmen and Green resistance

1/9/2019
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A look back to better look ahead understand what 2019 holds. We talk about Bolsonaro's first few days in office, the rise of 'Strongmen', the influence of social media in 2018, and the wave of Green resistance we also saw. We also pick our politician of 2018: Carla Denyer Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here: twitter.com/biggreenpolpod and you can tweet us your feedback or email us at biggreenpoliticspodcast@gmail.com. Big Green Politics Podcast is presented and produced by Seden...

Duration:00:41:09

In Poland at COP24 with Miłka Stępień

12/13/2018
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Seden was at COP24 and talked to secretary-general of the Polish Greens, Miłka Stępień, about what can be expected out of the event, ecological activism in Poland, and how the Greens did in the recent local elections. Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here: twitter.com/biggreenpolpod and you can tweet us your feedback or email us at biggreenpoliticspodcast@gmail.com. Big Green Politics Podcast is presented and produced by Seden Anlar (@SedenAnlar) and Julia Lagoutte (@julialagoutte).

Duration:00:34:29

The Green Wave in Belgium

11/20/2018
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Welcome to the first episode of our Green wave series - where we untangle and explore with guests what’s behind the recent Green wave of election successes around the world. This week - Lise Schwimmer, who works for Philippe Lamberts, co-chair of the Greens/EFA group in parliament and who stood in October 2018 for the Green Party Ecolo in Belgium. Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here: twitter.com/biggreenpolpod and you can tweet us your feedback or email us at...

Duration:00:38:56

'UK Politics Special' - Brexit, Climate Crisis and The Greens with Steve Hynd

11/5/2018
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We talked to Steve Hynd about British politics, the Greens, Brexit, and climate crisis. Steve works for Green MEP Molly Scott Cato and is a longtime activist and campaigner for the Greens. Steve tweets at @steve4319 Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here: twitter.com/biggreenpolpod and you can tweet us your feedback or email us at biggreenpoliticspodcast@gmail.com. Big Green Politics Podcast is presented and produced by Seden Anlar (@SedenAnlar) and Julia Lagoutte (@julialagoutte).

Duration:00:38:56

Race and environmentalism with Samir Jeraj

10/15/2018
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We talked to Samir Jeraj about racism in the UK today, the intersection between race and environmental justice, and the Deyika Nzeribe Fund that he has helped to set up to support the election of candidates of colour to the Green Party of England and Wales. Samir tweets at @sajeraj Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here: https://twitter.com/biggreenpolpod and you can tweet us your feedback or email us at biggreenpoliticspodcast@gmail.com. Big Green Politics Podcast is presented and...

Duration:00:18:58

Swedish Election Surprise, Brazil's Trump, and Romania's Corruption Scandal with Ioana Banach-Sirbu

9/28/2018
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We chat about the Green angle on what's been going on around the world in Brazil and the England and Wales Greens, before looking at the Swedish elections and how the Greens did. We then talked to Ioana Banach-Sirbu, deputy director of the Green European Foundation about the latest mass protests and developments in Romania. Enjoy the episode and as always, follow us here: twitter.com/biggreenpolpod and you can tweet us your feedback or email us at biggreenpoliticspodcast@gmail.com. Big Green...

Duration:00:34:39