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A brand new podcast with legendary New York activists Reverend Billy and Savitri D at the helm . We are tired of the boring, stern voices of the environmental movement, lecturing in monotones about the impending doom the human race is excitedly plotting for itself. The Earth Wants You is a show which brings the message that needs to be heard in an energetic, humorous, surreal and often visceral way.

A brand new podcast with legendary New York activists Reverend Billy and Savitri D at the helm . We are tired of the boring, stern voices of the environmental movement, lecturing in monotones about the impending doom the human race is excitedly plotting for itself. The Earth Wants You is a show which brings the message that needs to be heard in an energetic, humorous, surreal and often visceral way.
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A brand new podcast with legendary New York activists Reverend Billy and Savitri D at the helm . We are tired of the boring, stern voices of the environmental movement, lecturing in monotones about the impending doom the human race is excitedly plotting for itself. The Earth Wants You is a show which brings the message that needs to be heard in an energetic, humorous, surreal and often visceral way.

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English

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Episodes

The Answer to Despair, The Beauty of Brooklyn, Repeal the 8th

5/22/2018
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This week on The Earth Wants YOU! We talk about Irelands upcoming referendum to Repeal the 8th ammendment, we listen to the long and scary News From the Natural World, we celebrate the Royal Wedding with a song from PJ Harvey and interview two longtime Brooklyn Activists about how to improve our neighbourhood and protest effectively.

Duration:00:55:53

A World Without Birdsong and Wind

5/16/2018
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A World Without Birdsong and Wind by The Church of Stop Shopping

Duration:00:55:50

Mo Beasley, Urban Erotica, Families United For Racial and Economic Equality

5/8/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We have an energetic episode with Mo Beasley from FUREE(Families United For Racial and Economic Equality). Reverend Billy reports from the hearing of Ravi Ragbir, Savitri D gives us the News of the Natural World, Larry Harvey is remembered and Travis Tench from the Stop Shopping Choir eats a salad.

Duration:00:55:51

Reverend Billy Visits Maralago, Savitri visits La Zad

5/1/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! Reverend Billy is out of town, Savitri D brings us the story of la Zad (Zone A Defendre) in Nantes which was attacked by 2500 French police this month. John Jordan from The Laboratory of Insurrection, who has lived there for several years, joins us for an interivew.

Duration:00:55:51

Bikes Against Deportations, Padre Juan Carlos Ruiz

4/24/2018
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Today on The Earth Wants YOU! We deal with the tragic shadow in our New York neighborhoods, the abductions of long-time New Yorkers, fathers pulled from living rooms, children looking on in horror. Our guest in the studio was the co-founder of the New Sanctuary Movement, Juan Carlos Ruiz, who already this morning was dealing with disappearances, as the Blackwater USA-like immigration cops snatch loved ones without communicating reasons, whereabouts, health or injury...

Duration:00:55:49

My Favourite Place on Earth is my Bed

4/17/2018
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This week on the Earth Wants YOU! we are joined by Tim De Christopher from Climate Disbedience Center to talk about the recent self immolation by David Buckel and the despair that often comes hand in hand with Environmental Acitivism. We also have The News Of The Natural World and a wonderful interview with Barbara Lee from the Stop Shopping Choir

Duration:00:55:51

Saheed Vassell, NYC Shut It Down, Stop Swallowing Plastic

4/10/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We talk with June from NYC Shut It Down about the murder of Saheed Vassell, who was shot last week in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. We cover gentrification's role in Police violence. This week in the news; humans are swallowing more plastic than ever, humpback Whales sound like Charlie Parker and the Stop Shopping Choir are singing their songs louder than ever. email revbilly@revbilly.com for any queries or questions...

Duration:00:55:50

Protests, Arrests, Justice for Stephon Clark

4/3/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by 3 energetic youths who attended the recent "Justice for Stephon Clark" rally in New York where 1 of them was arrested. We talk about growing white nationalism, systemic racism, the growing movement and listen to them as they give their visions of alternatives to Capitalism.

Duration:00:55:51

March For Our Lives, Imani Henry, Stephon Clark

3/27/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! We have interviews and footage from the March For Our Lives in Washington, reflection on the murder of 22 year old Stephon Clark, an energetic interview with the inspiring Imani Henry from BANgentrification and Equality for Flatbush. Its Savitri D's birthday and we have some sombre sounds from the endangered spider Monkey.

Duration:00:55:51

An Action on Liberty Island, Fake News and Unite the Left

3/20/2018
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This week on The Earth Wants YOU! We are joined by Al Jazeera journalist Kirsten Saloomey and activist, artist Dragonfly (aka Miss Justice Jester aka Robin Laverne Wilson aka soprano in the Stop Shopping Choir). We discuss the two actions the choir were involve with this weekend, one on liberty Island and the other on bikes outside a detention center in the West Village. Kirsten Saloomey talks fake news and media literacy and we all listen to the haunting sounds of the blue-throated Macaw.

Duration:00:55:51

Protest, Pipelines and Passports with Lee Ziesche

3/13/2018
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This Week on The Earth Wants YOU! Savitri D has a cold, but that doesn't stop the discussion on fracking, sacrificed communities and the USA's trajectory to become the largest oil extractor in the world. An informative and entertaining interview with the wonderful Lee Ziesche from the SANE ENERGY PROJECT. This week's extinct animal, the Boreal Owl.

Duration:00:55:51

Katrina Spade, Body Composting and the West Virgina Teacher's Strike

3/6/2018
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This week on The Earth Wants YOU! The West Virginia Teacher's strike! 1.5 million penguins are found in the Antartic, Katrina Spade comes in to talk about body composting and environmentally friendly ways of getting rid of corpses. Savitri and Billy discuss dreams and Billy reads a tweet.

Duration:00:55:52

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