Chris White is the campaign coordinator for the ‘Harperman‘ crowd-fund campaign, supporting up-until-today on paid-leave Environment Canada scientist who is also a folk musician in his spare time. Tony Turner is still unable to talk to the media, but Chris gave us an update on the Harperman story (including that Tony has just retired) and a brief talk about the importance of the song, and the issues it raises in this election.
Learn more about ‘Harperman’ and Tony Turner here.
In the second half of the show, long-time economics and green/ethical investment correspondent Tim Nash joins us today to talk about the election, Tesla/Tony Stark (Elon Musk) and the importance of battery technology to the renewable revolution.
Learn more about Tim, and check out his blog article on this topic here.
In the last section, Stefan leads us in a brief discussion of a few of these news items, but make sure you let us know what you want us to cover so we can make more time to talk about this items! Vote for the news, now in democracy flavour.
Stefan’s picks for this week:
This weeks top news:
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NEW: “Texts with Dave”
We’re doing an extended show after the radio show for our podcast audience so we can wrap up our thoughts from the broadcast (there’s never enough time!). So we keep going on a hand-held recorder a few min. The after show is called “Texts with Dave” because Dave (Stefan’s brother) always texts Stefan live while we’re on air with weird questions. Now we can answer them.
*Warning* The after-show includes some colourful language not found on the radio broadcast, listener discretion advised.
You can listen here to this weeks episode (5 min) and as of Nov 20th it will be included in the podcast stream as part of the same upload as the main show.
Listen here: Texts With Dave (2) Oct 2nd
This weeks music!
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