Episodes 96 & 97: Shane Claiborne of The Simple Way and Red Letter Christians, author of the classic Irresistible Revolution and more recently Executing Grace, How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us [7/1 & 7/15]
Who’s Shane Claiborne? From working alongside Mother Teresa in Calcutta to founding The Simple Way in inner city Philadelphia, Shane is a bestselling author, renowned activist, sought-after speaker, and self-proclaimed “recovering sinner.”
Now, in part one we catch up on The Simple Way community and the newer Red Letter Christians movement.
In part two we talk about Shane’s latest book, “Executing Grace: How the Death Penalty Killed Jesus and Why It’s Killing Us” and numerous other ways he’s spreading the message of simpler, just living.
Tony & Shane UNCUT, the complete dialog in eight episodes between Tony Campolo and Shane Claiborne on simpler living and global justice, became the DVD “Simply Enough,” re-issued by World Vision Canada as “Choose Justice.”
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COMING — Episode 98 [8/1] — Vicki Robin, co-author of the classic, Your Money or Your Life, an updated edition to be released March, 2018; founder of the Simplicity Forum.
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In this episode we catch-up on faith-based environmental justice efforts during the past year and then consider prospects and strategies for the short and medium range future.
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Once a purple swing-state, Iowa has become an official red state, following the dismal path of Wisconsin and other regressive governments funded by the Kochs and other plutocrats.
Rob Hogg, Iowa state senator from Cedar Rapids and the author of America’s Climate Century, talks frankly about dealing with backward government.
He is active with IowaClimateAdvocates.org.
His book, America’s Climate Century: What Climate Change Means for America in the 21st Century and What Americans Can Do About It he calls on Americans to make the fight against climate change our new national purpose. Climate change is the defining historical issue of the 21st Century. After the heat and drought of 2012, Hurricane Sandy, and all of the other recent climate disasters, it is time for America to take climate action.
Having represented Cedar Rapids during an unprecedented flood that caused billions in damage in 2008, Senator Hogg brings a dose of reality to the issue of climate change. What happens this century — ever-worsening climate disasters or effective action to fight climate change — depends on the knowledge and action of every American.
With a fresh, personal, accessible and straight-talking approach, this one book explains why the 21st Century is America’s climate century. In 120 pages, it succinctly explains the science, the consequences, and the solutions of climate change, and helps Americans understand why we need to lead the world in the effort to safeguard our people, our property and our future from the dangers of climate change.
The book is only $10 from local, independent bookstores or Amazon (paper or Kindle).
Extended video interview on Fallon Forum on YouTube (runs 5:15-28:30 of the one hour program)
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Hazel Henderson is a world renowned futurist, evolutionary economist, a worldwide syndicated columnist, consultant on sustainable development, author of Beyond Globalization, and seven other books. Her editorials appear in 27 languages and more than 400 newspapers.
ETHICAL MARKETS is an independent media company promoting the emergence of a sustainable, green, more ethical and just economy worldwide.
For her extensive, intriguing bio, visit www.HazelHenderson.com.
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