Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:
Polluting the Ocean: Bill Resnick talks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith On ocean pollution, all the dangerous stuff that our out of control economic systems are pouring into our land, waters, and atmosphere. Dr. Mariann Lloyd-Smith is is the International Pollutants Elimination Network senior policy advisor, a community advocate, and long-term campaigner for a toxic-free future.
Covid-19 and Climate Change: Sarah Summerhill, Old Mole intern from Washington State University Vancouver, reflects on the intersectionality between the coronavirus pandemic and the climate change emergency. “As the increasing need for social distancing uproots life and society as we know it, we ask ourselves about the positive aspects of these changes on disruptive, destructive systems, and use this time as an opportunity to find new and creative ways to come together. “
Axis of Hope: Johanna Brenner interviews Catherine Sameh about her recently published book Axis of Hope: Iranian women’s Rights Activism Across Borders. Catherine Sameh is assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Irvine. Both Catherine and Johanna Brenner have a long history with the Old Mole Collective as members and contributors. We are excited to have them both on the show today.