We air news review excerpts covering historic political transitions in Honduras, Colombia, and Haiti with members of the No Alibi Collective from UCSB. Hosted by Elizabeth Robinson, commentators are Jack Eidt, Santa Barbara Professors Gerard Pigeon and Katia McClain, and Hector Javkin.
Lost Children of Turtle Island – The Impact of Indian Boarding Schools
Indigenous Activists SunRose IronShell and Manape LaMere speak on Indian Boarding Schools, and how bringing home remains tells the children’s stories of generational trauma.
Amazon Defenders: Rainforest Biodiversity and Big Oil with Paul Paz y Miño
Paul Paz y Miño from Amazon Watch speaks on biodiversity of Western Amazon Rainforest and protecting it from mining and drilling interests
Dangers of Palm Oil with Dr. Gary Shapiro
EcoJustice Radio investigates the dangers of palm oil to rainforest ecosystems in Indonesia, Malaysia, and around the world. They look into effects on their resident orangutans and Indigenous populations, with orangutan specialist Dr. Gary Shapiro.
Chevron Loses Civil Case in Ecuador – Attorney Steven Donziger Goes to Jail
Human Rights Attorney Steven Donziger, fighting to make Chevron pay $9.5 billion to clean up their mess left behind after decades of oil drilling, dumping, and spilling in Ecuador, is sentenced and serving six months in jail for “Criminal Contempt.” EcoJustice Radio interviewed him on the original case and the efforts by Chevron-friendly judges to stop him from advocating for the Ecuadorian people.
Lost Children of Turtle Island – Part 2
Part 2 of the discussion on Indian Boarding Schools with our guests, SunRose IronShell and Manape LaMere. They continue to discuss Indian Child Welfare Act, the Keystone XL Pipeline and other issues. Check out Part 1: https://soundcloud.com/socal350/lost-children-of-turtle-island-the-impact-of-indian-boarding-schools Check out their 2020 Appearance on EJR: Tribal Sovereignty and Self Determination Manape […]
Recipe for Abuse: Palm Oil, Child Labor, and Girl Scout Cookies
EcoJustice Radio discusses the dangers palm oil plantations present to tropical rainforest biodiversity and Indigenous communities in Southeast Asia, Central and South America, and Africa. We talk with Olivia Chaffin, a Girl Scout from Tennessee who has been petitioning to get not-sustainable palm oil out of Girl Scout cookies, and […]