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Friday Uprising: Koch Industries Jan. 28, 2011
Justices Clarence Thomas and Anton Scalia are reported to have attended closed door meetings with Koch Industries, the nation's second largest private company and funder of right-wing political organizations.
Friday Uprising: eUtah Dec. 18, 2010
Heal Utah has released the eUtah Project -- a roadmap for a renewable energy future.
Friday Uprising: Ted Glick July 3, 2010
Veteran activist Ted Glick--sentenced to 1 year probation and a $1,100 fine for hanging two "Green Jobs Now" banners at the Hart Senate Building--discusses his new book, Love Refuses to Quit: Climate Change and Social Change in the 21st Century.
Friday Uprising: Hack the Planet June 29, 2010
Geo-engineering is now being seriously considered to alleviate the worst conditions of climate change. Eli Kintish's new book, Hack the Planet, explores how once outlandish ideas are now being taken seriously by those hoping to avert climate chaos.
Friday Uprising: Salt Lake Oil Spill Part 2 June 22, 2010
Updates on the condition of 280 birds rescued after Chevron’s spill; Mayor Becker on the latest clean-up effort; and Jenna Helf on her decade-long court battle with Chevron after she was permanently disabled by exposure to their toxic chemicals.
Friday Uprising: Salt Lake Oil Spill June 15, 2010
Two days after the release of an estimated 33,000 gallons of crude oil from Chevron’s punctured pipeline into Utah waterways, Ashley discusses the human and ecological impact of the disaster with biologists, activists, and a Chevron representative.
Friday Uprising: Beyond Left-Right Politics June 12, 2010
Left-leaning populist Tim DeChristopher and right-leaning blogger Frank Staheli discuss ways to transcend the divisiveness of contemporary politics. Debating taxes, climate change, Glenn Beck and the Tea Party, the two find they have much in common.
Friday Uprising: Re-Imagining Change May 27, 2010
What will it take to create genuine change in the world? Patrick Reinsborough, the co-founder of SmartMeme, believes that creating stories with meaning is the key for activists to make progress on major issues threatening our planet.
Friday Uprising: The Big Spill May 18, 2010
As the BP oil spill reaches the shore, Rikki Ott hopes what she learned from the Valdeez disaster can help Gulf Coast residents deal with BP. Also, Brinkley Hutchins describes her flights over the spill and the organized efforts of local residents.