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(2016/08/05) Why they deny (Climate Denialism)

August 5, 201671 min
Edition #1033 Today we take a look at the reasons behind why people cling so fervently to their increasingly desperate denials of climate change Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill Ch. 2: Act 1: The Climate Deniers Began in 1940 - @Thom_Hartmann - Air Date 04-14-16 Ch. 3: Song 1: Slash and Burn - Blind Corn Liquor Pickers Ch. 4: Act 2: Bill McKibben on Exxon, the Power of Divestment, and Being Targeted by Shadowy Right-Wing Group - @DemocracyNow - Air Date: 05-26-16 Ch. 5: Song 2: Looking At the Sun - Gramercy Arms Ch. 6: Act 3: .@AriRabinHavt on the climate change lie machine - @InDeepRadio w: @AngieCoiro - Air Date 6-11-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Daylight - Matt & Kim Ch. 8: Act 4: The GOP declares coal as "clean" absent any evidence - @GreenNewsReport - Air Date 7-14-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Port of Call - Beirut Ch. 10: Act 5: Exxon Is Still The Worst Corporation In America - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 07-24-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: Never Again - Enter the Worship Circle Ch. 12: Act 6: Trump perpetuates old, tired myths about renewable energy - @GreenNewsReport - Air Date 8-4-16 Ch. 13: Song 6: I Stand Corrected - Vampire Weekend Ch. 14: Act 7: Per Espen Stoknes (@estoknes): What We Think About When We Try Not to Think About Global Warming - You are not so smart - Air Date 7-28-16 Ch. 15: Song 7: A Beautiful World - Tim Myers Ch. 16: Act 8: #ReZpectOurWater - Best of the Left Activism Voicemails Ch. 17: Vote by mail - Justin from Bend, OR Ch. 18: We need something proactive to do with our time leading up to the election - Sally from San Francisco Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics Ch. 19: Final comments on some further benefits of voting reform Bonus Clip: Howard Dean on the benefits of ranked choice voting - @freakonomics - Air Date 7-27-16 Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone TAKE ACTION Sign the Standing Rock Youth "Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline" Change.org petition and share with #ReZpectOurWater Read the letters and watch the videos from the Standing Rock Youth at ReZpectOurWater.com Follow the Standing Rock Youth on Twitter @ReZpectOurWater If you live on or near the Missouri River, get involved with the Bakken Pipeline Resistance  If you're in DC: Lafayette Square Rally for Standing Rock Youth - Saturday August 6th at 1pm If you're in NYC: Union Square Rally for Standing Rock Youth - Sunday August 7th at 3pm EDUCATE YOURSELF UPDATE as of 8/5/16: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe files for temporary blockage of construction of Dakota Access Pipeline (KFYR TV - West Dakota) Standing Rock Sioux Sues Army Corps Over Dakota Access Pipeline Approval (Indian Country) Breaking: Dakota Access Pipeline Approved (Indian Country) Running for Their Lives: 500-Mile You Spiritual Run Against Dakota Access Pipeline (Indian Country) This Week Tonight with John Oliver: North Dakota (HBO's Last Week Tonight) What they are up against:  Corps: We're not for or against Bakken pipeline (The Des Moines Register) Op Ed by Terry O'Sullivan, President of Laborer's International Union of North America, "It's Time To Move Ahead with Dakota Access Pipeline" (The State-Journal Register) Written by BOTL social media/activism director Amanda Hoffman Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!

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