This week Russell welcomes Suzanne Goldenberg, Nick Fillmore, David Braun and Mark Schlosberg. Suzanne Goldenberg is the US environment correspondent of the Guardian and is based in Washington DC. She has won several awards for her work in the Middle East, and in 2003 covered the US invasion of Iraq from Baghdad. She is author of Madam President, about Hillary Clinton's historic run for White House.
Nick Fillmore An award-winning investigative reporter and a founder of the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ). One of the founders of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE), he was involved in helping press freedom organizations in developing countries for several years. Now based in Toronto.
David Braun is a co-founder of Americans Against Fracking and New Yorkers Against Fracking, and has recently relocated back to his home state of California to fight fracking where he’s working with Californians Against Fracking, a coalition of over 150 organizations fighting for a ban. While in New York, David founded and worked with several anti-fracking groups including United for Action, Sane Energy Project, among others. Previously, he was the grassroots coordinator for the films, GASLAND and GASLAND II.
Mark Schlosberg is Food & Water Watch's National Organizing Director, and is responsible for developing strategies for their national campaigns and managing the Organizing Department. Mark has been with Food & Water Watch since 2008. He spearheaded the development of their organizing strategy on fracking and played a lead role in forming Americans Against Fracking as well as the development of Food & Water Watch’s work to build state based coalitions.
Robert is joined by Michigan activists discussing the Rev. Edward Pinkney trial and sentencing. Learn how to get involved and what you can do.
Mimi Kennedy and Judy Hess
Andrea Miller and Rev. Dicks are joined by activists working on criminal injustice.
Host Jacque DelRio