Watch a 1-hour interview about how to cope with the political despair so many people are feeling after the November 2016 election. This month we’ll discuss the anxiety, fear and despair that many Americans are feeling about our nation’s current political crisis – and what we can do about that. Many people have been alarmed by the cruel attacks coming from the federal government and other right-wing sources. As a result, some people feel overwhelmed with anxiety, fear and despair. Besides doing things to take care of ourselves, many Americans also are choosing to empower ourselves, work together, and use […]
Watch a 1-hour interview with two guests from the Seattle-based non-profit organization, the Sightline Institute (www.sightline.org), who share their expertise about preventing fossil fuels’ damage to our environment and climate, organizing opposition to fossil fuels at local levels, reforming several aspects of our electoral systems in order to protect democracy from big money and partisan manipulation, etc. Our guests are Tarika Powell and Margaret Morales. They offer smart insights into the issues and how to reach out to the public and engage the public to help us work on the issues. This was Olympia FOR’s October 2017 TV program. To […]
Watch a 1-hour interview about how to make practical progress toward protecting the climate by researching greenhouse emissions at local levels, engaging local people (including kids), and organizing to urge local governments to take specific bold actions to meet climate goals. The smart advice “Think globally — Act locally” pertains very well to the climate crisis. Our November 2017 TV interview explores how people can work locally to protect the climate – especially by urging our local governments to take strong actions at the local level. We approach this topic from several angles. We consider specific actions local governments anywhere […]
Watch a 1-hour interview about an exciting and creative opportunity to accomplish many positive changes in our society by electrifying our nationwide train system and reducing the use of heavy trucks. This is Olympia FOR’s December 2017 TV program. “Solutionary Rail” would reduce fossil fuel use and protect our environment, climate, and public health. It would create jobs and help local communities throughout our nation. The website promoting it – www.solutionaryrail.org – describes it as “a people-powered campaign to electrify America’s railroads and open corridors to a clean energy future.” I agree with that summary, and Solutionary Rail offers many […]
Watch a 1-hour interview about nuclear weapons and nonviolent efforts to resist them, based at the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action (www.gzcenter.org) next to the Trident nuclear weapons base at Bangor in Kitsap County WA. Our guests are the Rev. Anne Hall, David Hall, M.D., and Brian Watson, three of Ground Zero’s very active participants. Click THIS to watch the interview.
Watch a 1-hour interview about nuclear weapons. Three guests from Olympia WA share information and insights. They are TJ Johnson, Alice Zillah, and Bernie Meyer. This was Olympia FOR’s April 2009 TV program. Click THIS to watch the interview.
Watch a 1-hour interview about nuclear weapons. Two expert guests from the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action (next to the Trident nuclear submarine base) bring us up to date and help us think more clearly about the issues. Host Glen Anderson interviews two guests: Tom Rogers served in the Navy for 32 years on submarines and retired as a captain. He commanded a nuclear attack submarine during the Cold War. Now he volunteers actively to stop nuclear weapons. Leonard Eiger has a professional background in public health. For a number of years he has worked to abolish nuclear weapons, […]
Watch a 1-hour interview about U.S. meddling in Ukraine and U.S. provocation against Russia — and the danger of a nuclear war resulting from this. This was Olympia FO’s July 2015 TV program. Click THIS to watch the interview. To rea a thorough summary of what we said, click Program Description — July 2015 formatted.
Watch 1-hour interview about current and increasing dangers from nuclear weapons and new efforts to roll back those dangers. This was Olympia FOR’s June 2017 TV program. Click THIS to watch the interview. To read a thorough summary of what we said, click THIS.
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