Daily Archives: July 5, 2020

Will Modern Civilization be the Death of Us? (Part 2 — with Ruben Nelson)


Jul 3, 2020

Will Modern Civilization be the Death of Us? Envisioning Tomorrow’s Earth, with Ruben Nelson, moderated by Dr. Ron Cole-Turner

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Will Modern Civilization be the Death of Us? (Part 1 — with Dr. William Rees)


Jul 2, 2020

Will Modern Civilization be the Death of Us? Does our modern techno-industrial society destroy the biophysical basis of our existence?

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Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen on the Election | Amanpour and Company


Amanpour and Company

Published on Jun 29, 2020

Former National Security Advisor John Bolton’s tell-all memoir, “The Room Where It Happened,” hits shelves today. Once the dust settles, what will this country’s relationship with the rest of the world look like? To answer that question, Christiane speaks with another person who sat in “The Room Where it Happened” during a different presidency.

Originally aired on June 23, 2020.

Are We on the Brink of Revolutionary Environmental Change? | Amanpour and Company


Amanpour and Company

Published on Jun 30, 2020

After a brief respite from carbon emissions under lockdown, the numbers are rising again as the economic engine switches back on. Recent polls show two-thirds of Americans, as well as majorities in Europe and many other parts of the world, consider climate a key election issue. Will our leaders step up? Christine Todd Whitman, former Governor of New Jersey, joins Christiane to discuss.

Originally aired on June 24, 2020.

A New Unauthorized Biography on Melania Trump | Amanpour and Company


Amanpour and Company

Published on Jul 1, 2020

Melania Trump is First Lady to one of the most divisive presidents in American history. But she remains a mysterious figure. In her new book “The Art of Her Deal,” Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Mary Jordan sets out to uncover the real Melania, and the picture she paints is one of a political power broker who holds serious sway in the White House. She joins Christiane to discuss.

Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Climate and Humanity | NowThis

NowThis News

Published on Jun 22, 2020

‘Far, far more people have died from climate change than are dying from COVID-19’ — Former Irish President Mary Robinson says we must address the climate crisis with the same tenacity as the coronavirus pandemic. In partnership with Emerson Collective.

Paul Robeson Speaks! 1958 KPFA Radio Interview


Matthew Siegfried

Published on May 17, 2015

Paul Robeson Speaks! 1958 KPFA Radio Interview. Paul Robeson covers a wide range of subjects, including his views on socialism and the Soviet Union, African liberation, and his personal history being born the son of a man born into slavery. Elsa Knight Thompson and Harold Winkler of Pacifica Radio are the interviewers. February 8, 1958.

To sell or not to sell? | Nigeria protests Christie’s auction of looted sculptures


The Ring of Fire

Published on Jul 5, 2020

Republicans in the Senate have made it clear that when extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits expires at the end of this month, they are going to let it stay dead. The reason they are offering is because they think this is making it too lucrative for workers to just stay home and not work, meaning they think that Americans are inherently lazy and greedy. They had no problem writing billion dollar checks to bail out their donors, but they can’t stand the thought of taking care of average American workers, as Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains.

Republicans Prepare To Tank The Economy Because They Think Workers Are Lazy


The Ring of Fire

Published on Jul 5, 2020

Republicans in the Senate have made it clear that when extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits expires at the end of this month, they are going to let it stay dead. The reason they are offering is because they think this is making it too lucrative for workers to just stay home and not work, meaning they think that Americans are inherently lazy and greedy. They had no problem writing billion dollar checks to bail out their donors, but they can’t stand the thought of taking care of average American workers, as Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains.

Obama Blasts Trump Admin for Denying COVID-19 Reality | NowThis


NowThis News

Published on Jul 5, 2020

‘Facts don’t matter, science doesn’t matter … a deadly disease is fake news!’ — Pres. Obama blasted the Trump admin and its ‘enablers’ in Congress for denying reality.