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David Bollier, THINK LIKE A COMMONER & Michael Shuman, LOCAL DOLLARS, LOCAL SENSE

David Bollier
David Bollier
Michael Shuman
Michael Shuman

David Bollier talks about The Commons economy in his new book, THINK LIKE A COMMONER. But the Commons economy isn’t the only way to help communities — so can the market, if it’s in the form of investing in local and sustainable businesses. Michael Shuman’s new book, LOCAL DOLLARS, LOCAL SENSE, says that’s good for communities and investors.

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Amy Larkin, ENVIRONMENTAL DEBT & Katharine Applegate, THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN

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Katharine Applegate
Amy Larkin headshot
Amy Larkin

 

Amy Larkin discusses her terrific new book, ENVIRONMENTAL DEBT: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy. And Katharine Applegate talks about her new novel for kids of all ages, THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN. Written in the poignant voice of a gorilla, it’s based on the true story of a gorilla held captive for thirty years in a suburban mall.

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Paolo Bacigalupi & Harold Bloom

Paolo Bacigalupi
Harold Bloom

Sci Fi author Paolo Bacigalupi talks about his latest novel for young adults, SHIPBREAKER. And in honor of Poetry Month, we talk to literary critic Harold Bloom about his wonderful collection of (and commentaries on) last poems, TILL I END MY SONG. Continue reading

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Earth Day 2010

Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben

Host Francesca Rheannon talks with author and climate activist Bill McKibben about his new book, EAARTH. It’s about adapting to a planet already transformed by global warming. Then James Hoggan exposes the lies of the climate denial industry — and who’s behind them. And we air a clip from an archived interview with George Monbiot, author of HEAT.

James Hoggan

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Amy Seidl and Nikki Giovanni

Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni
Amy Seidl
Amy Seidl

We talk with Amy Seidl about EARLY SPRING: An Ecologist and Her Children Wake to a Warming World. And poet Nikki Giovanni introduces us to HIP HOP SPEAKS TO CHILDREN: A Celebration of Poetry With A Beat.
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