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Jan 20, 2020

Libbe HaLevy calls herself a “Survivor of Three Mile Island,” which sounds strange until you learn that not everyone did survive it. Now she runs a weekly podcast about the effects of radioactivity. Angela Bischoff, director of Ontario's Clean Air Alliance, is a listener and, according to Libbe, a source...


Jan 11, 2020

Tariq Rauf is an expert on nuclear weapons and the unending struggle to restrain and abolish them all. He and Metta Spencer talk about politics of disarmament and their dismay about the modernizing of these weapons and the new hypersonic missiles. Rauf predicts that the upcoming Non-Proliferation Review Conference...


Dec 31, 2019

Alyn Ware heads the Basel Peace Office, where he oversees the opposition to nuclear weapons by the Parliamentary Network on Nonproliferation and Disarmament and his new campaign, Move the Nuclear Weapons money. He and Metta Spencer discuss the way that financial profitability of producing these weapons shapes...


Dec 22, 2019

Mukti Suvedi and Sharad Neupana are Nepalese peace and development workers. Metta called them in Kathmandu and learned about Mukti's project: rebuilding a town that had been leveled by an earthquake. Sharad does peace work with youth. One technique is simply getting kids from different castes to play football together....


Dec 20, 2019

Canadian climatologist Paul Beckwith attended the COP 25 meeting in Madrid that ended in a stalemate. He and Metta agree that there is too little progress by elected government officials, and they consider ways of speeding up responses to the emergency. Beckwith favors sprinkling iron in oceans to encourage plankton and...