With Derrick Jensen.
Resistance Radio interview of Otis Scops
Otis Scops is trained as an electronics and chemical process engineer. He worked as a developer of tailor-made electronics and computer hard- and software and as a renewable energy systems consultant. Over the last 25 years, his interest shifted from mainly technology to ecology and sociology and towards true sustainability. He increasingly puts his acquired knowledge into practice with low-tech, organic gardening and a focus on the basics of life.
Resistance Radio interview of Patrick Battuello
Patrick Battuello is the founder and president of Horseracing Wrongs, the nation's preeminent anti-horseracing organization. Patrick and HW have been featured in, among many other publications, Forbes, USA Today, The Guardian, the Boston Herald, and Deadspin. Patrick has appeared on HBO's "Real Sports," and multiple CNN and ESPN segments. In addition, Patrick has testified before the NYS Senate and has had op-eds published in The Washington Post, MSNBC, The Baltimore Sun, Katie Couric Media, et al.
Resistance Radio interview of Paul Tyson
Paul Tyson is an independent scholar and an Honorary Senior Fellow with the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, at the University of Queensland, in Australia. He has academic qualifications in philosophy, theology, and sociology, and likes to mix them all up when trying to understand how strange the ordinary features of our contemporary way of life are. Three of his biggest intellectual heroes are Plato, Kierkegaard, and Ellul. Over the past few years he has been writing in the science and religion domain, which has resulted in the 2022 book 'A Christian Theology of Science' the 2021 book 'Theology and Climate Change' and the 2019 book 'Seven Brief Lessons on Magic'.
Resistance Radio interview of Fred Gibson
Fred Gibson is a co-founder and Core Member of Communities that Protect and Resist. An environmental and social justice activist, he’s lived in Colorado off and on since 1970, and has witnessed the native beauty and biological diversity of the Front Range, as well as its ongoing destruction. He is determined to reverse that trend. Fred’s worked as an organizational psychologist and leadership scholar, coach, and practitioner for over 40 years. As a result, he’s able to offer his experience to build effective leadership and organizational capacity to groups that resist the destruction of the planet. His experiences in the military, business world and academia provide perspectives on organizing and leading, from which he can draw to round out his analysis, and ground CPR initiatives. Fred has participated in resistance work in various forms, including the Castle Rock Prairie Dog campaign in Colorado, support efforts in Oak Flat, Arizona, Standing Rock, North Dakota and the Great Basin, Nevada, and Manila Bay among others. In addition to helping grow CPR as an organization, Fred teaches courses to activists and community leaders, and writes the occasional blog post. He’s ready to work with activists and Community builders to ‘make Community happen’.
Resistance Radio interview of Dave Stone
Dave Stone was born in Ohio, moved to Oregon in 1980 to get his MS in Recreation Management. Undergrad degree in Community Organization (just like Obama)His passion passion is for protecting the natural world. His talent is photography and writing and organizing. His experience has been leading the successful campaign to achieve 60,000 acres of Wilderness protection for the Waldo Lake area in the high Cascades of Oregon, conservation chair for our local Audubon Society, and other conservation positions. His current position is president of Douglas Fir National Monument. Here is the website: https://www.douglasfirnationalmonument.org/
Resistance Radio interview of Richard Pearce
Richard Pearce, originally from the UK, is a long term resident of Tottori Prefecture, the least populated prefecture in Japan. He works as a nature guide and adventure tour leader in Japan and Bhutan. Alongside his love for nature, Richard is a practitioner of Shugendo, an ancient form of mountain asceticism. In 2021, along with his wife Kazumi, he founded a Non-profit organisation called Sustainable Daisen. Sustainable Daisen's mission is to promote sustainable practices which will ensure the survival of the Japanese giant salamander and the conservation of its environment.
Derrick’s analysis gets to the root of the problem, civilization.
Sad but validating
It’s a relief in a sense to find others of like mind. Even though the outlook is not a happy one, I feel less alone in my grief and anger.
The truth is disturbing