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Weekly podcast of the Fallon Forum with Ed Fallon: Bringing a progressive public-affairs talk show from Iowa

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Weekly podcast of the Fallon Forum with Ed Fallon: Bringing a progressive public-affairs talk show from Iowa

    July 27: Assault weapons don’t belong at a “peaceful” protest

    July 27: Assault weapons don’t belong at a “peaceful” protest

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:29) Assault weapons don’t belong at a “peaceful” protest;
    (18:40) Congressional rays of hope in the face of Trump’s assault on Earth, with Len Montgomery, Environment Iowa;
    (33:34) Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, with Frank Strong, disabilities advocate;
    (48:42) Summer garden Q & A, with Kathy Byrnes, Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    July 20: The evolving face of nonviolent resistance

    July 20: The evolving face of nonviolent resistance

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:22) Urban renewal and America’s racial divide, with Dartanyan Brown;
    (17:55) Naked Athena, Wall of Moms, and a Navy vet show the evolving face of nonviolent resistance, with Dr. Charles Goldman;
    (33:48) The collapse of the oil and gas industry has made new extraction projects economically unfavorable, but the toxic properties left behind may fall on the taxpayers to clean up, with Dr. Charles Goldman;
    (50:39) Minimizing nutrient loss in your produce, with Kathy Byrnes.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    July 13: Why fossil-fuel CEOs should be behind bars

    July 13: Why fossil-fuel CEOs should be behind bars

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:47) Meet (and eat) Sheridan, Wyoming’s edible forest, with Carol LeResche;
    (18:50) High time for DC statehood, with Tamyra Harrison;
    (34:57) In a just nation, fossil-fuel execs would be in prison;
    (52:01) Summer vegetable gardening Q&A, with Kathy Byrnes.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    July 6: Federal judge shuts down Dakota Access Pipeline!!

    July 6: Federal judge shuts down Dakota Access Pipeline!!

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:44) Update on dicamba damage settlement, with Nathan Donley, Center for Biological Diversity;
    (17:55) Young Black woman from small Iowa town front-and-center in Black Lives Matter protest, with Maya Phelps;
    (33:49) Coronavirus: We know more now, but still don't know enough, with Dr. Markalain Dery;
    (52:48) Court shutdowns Dakota Access Pipeline, with Kathy Byrnes.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    June 29: Tackling statues, protests, police violence, and conspiracy theories

    June 29: Tackling statues, protests, police violence, and conspiracy theories

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Charles Goldman joins Ed Fallon to discuss:
    (01:40) It’s now clear: Local law enforcement lacks a moral compass, is racially biased, and has been militarized by the feds, with Jennie Erwin;
    (19:46) As offensive statues tumble, questions remain about what to do with them, with Civil War historian, Dr. Stephen Goldman;
    (35:37) Conspiracy theorist defends premise that Marathon bombing, Sandy Hook massacre, and COVID-19 were hoaxes, with Jim Fetzer, organizer of the 2020 Question Everything Conference;
    (52:03) Plan NOW for a fall garden, with Kathy Byrnes, founder and director of Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    June 22: As with Rep. Steve King, Republican Party leaders are now turning against Trump

    June 22: As with Rep. Steve King, Republican Party leaders are now turning against Trump

    On this week's Fallon Forum, Ed Fallon discusses:
    (01:32) Trump’s tumble from his throne of tyranny has begun;
    (17:34) Understanding the court ruling on dicamba pesticides, which have pitted farmer against farmer in a toxic chemical arms race, with Bill Freese, science policy analyst, Center for Food Safety;
    (32:54) California Governor Gavin Newsom hands out new fracking permits as the West’s wildfire season begins in earnest, with Steve Horn, journalist with Real News Network;
    (48:59) Size matters - bigger is not always better, with Kathy Byrnes, Birds & Bees Urban Farm.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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