Archive for October 2011
Tune into the radio program Connect the Dots <http://www.progressiveradionetwork.com/> on Saturday, October 29th at Noon ET to participate in Green Festival L.A. With Alison Rose Levy’s special guests Bill McKibben of 350.org, Reverend Lennox Yearwood of HipHopCaucus.org, Joan Blades of MomsRising.org and Gregory Wendt of EPWealth.com Alison and her guests are all presenters at this weekend's Green Festival L.A. and each has an important perspective on healing our world. Bill McKibben and Reverend Yearwood will discuss the November 6th TarSandsAction.org invitation to circle the White House to ask the President to say no to the XL Keystone Pipeline. You can learn more an follow events at Green Festival by going to http://www.greenfestivals.org/la/updates/, and following on Twitter via @GreenFestival @AlisonRoseLevy #greenfest
Jodie Evans, co-founder of CODEPINK and a peace, environmental, women’s rights and social justice activist joins Alison Rose Levy on Connect the Dots to discuss vibrant activism and why women are key to changing the world today. Evans, who chairs the Women’s Media Center, champions the peaceful resolution to conflict. Jodie invites listeners to attend a local Water is Rising concert in their area viahttp://www.waterisrising.com/content/tour-dates This is an extraordinary group of musicians and dances from Pacific Island atols which are threatened by rising waters due to climate change.
On this week’s Connect the Dots, Alison Rose Levy discusses new approaches to economics and finances via the Slow Money movement with Woody Tasch, the author of “Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered.” (Chelsea Green) <http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/inquiries_into_the_nature_of_slow_money:paperback> This coming week, the Slow Money Gathering convenes in San Francisco with a host of prominent speakers. More information at: http://www.slowmoney.org/national-gathering/