Sentient Media – Feb 16, 2023
#russellbrand #farmerprotest #georgemonbiot
In this conversation, George Monbiot, @theGuardian columnist, environmental campaigner and author and Sentient Media’s executive director Ana Bradley explore the nitrate crisis in The Netherlands, Dutch farmer protests and far-right conspiracy theories being spread by Russell Brand and other influencers.
Listen to the interview here: https://sentient-media-podcast.simple…
Watch George Monbiot debunk Russell Brand’s far-right farming conspiracy theories: • George Monbiot de…
Chapters: 00:00 Introduction to Russell Brand’s viral video 1:20 Monbiot explains the argument Brand is repeating and why it’s wrong 11:18 Why do people latch onto conspiracy theories? 13:33 Connection between the farming industry and the far right 15:10 Cattle ranching’s involvement in the capitol riot in the U.S. and the attack on Brasilia 19:06 Losing credibility and gaining followers 21:08 What could the Dutch government done to avoid outrage? 23:05 Where should we be putting our energy? 24:34 Closing remarks
Links and references: https://sentientmedia.org/the-correct… • NEW TRUCKERS PROT… https://www.cbs.nl/en-gb/video/b88fe2… https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2022/07… https://www.grid.news/story/misinform… @GridNews https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/du… @NBCNews https://nltimes.nl/2022/07/25/donald-… https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/e… https://www.politico.eu/article/europ… @POLITICO https://www.rivm.nl/en/nitrogen https://www.salon.com/2022/07/15/far-… https://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/20… https://www.theguardian.com/commentis… @guardiannews https://www.theguardian.com/environme… https://www.theguardian.com/environme… https://mobile.twitter.com/GordonDarr… https://www.weforum.org/great-reset • Dutch farmers ang… • Tackling Dutch ag…
#russellbrand #georgemonbiot #farmerprotest
- The “Green Revolution:” Its Essence, Achievements & Aftermath
- “The Truth about the Green Revolution,” contribution to GTI Forum “Technology and the Future,” Great Transition Initiative (February 2022).
- Jeffrey Sachs’ speech at the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit (full speech)
- “Just take the case of agriculture…”
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