Shows featuring Ted Glick

  • Environmentalist Facing 3-Year Prison Sentence for Unfurling Banners in Senate Office Building Glick-banner
    Environmentalist Ted Glick will be sentenced today and faces up to three years in jail for hanging two banners inside the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill that read "Green Jobs Now" and "Get to Work." Glick was convicted in May of two misdemeanors: displaying a banner in a federal building and...
    July 06, 2010 | Story
  • With Copenhagen Summit Approaching, Leading Polluters US and China Undercut Hopes of Substantial Pollution Cuts Globalwarm-web
    World leaders gathered at the United Nations on Tuesday for a one-day global summit on climate change. But with little on specifics and emerging signs the world’s biggest polluters will try to determine their own emissions reductions, poorer nations most threatened by global warming are warning they’re being left behind. We speak with award-winning New York Times reporter Andy...
    September 23, 2009 | Story
  • A Roundtable on the 2008 Race with Clinton Supporter Kim Gandy, Obama Supporter Bill Fletcher and McKinney Supporter Ted Glick Debatepa
    The race for the Democratic presidential nomination is continuing following Hillary Clinton’s win over Barack Obama in the Pennsylvania primary. We host a roundtable discussion on the 2008 race with Clinton supporter Kim Gandy, the president of the National Organization for Women; Obama supporter Bill Fletcher, the executive editor of The Black Commentator; and Cynthia McKinney supporter...
    April 23, 2008 | Story
  • Mitch McConnell, George Bush, Dick Cheney Are "Climate Criminals"–Environmentalist in 99th Day of Climate Emergency Fast Blasts GOP Glick99web
    Environmentalist Ted Glick is heading to Capitol Hill today to protest Republican opposition to a House-approved energy bill. The Bush administration and leading Republicans oppose the measure. Glick is now on the ninety-ninth day of a fast to protest the failure of Congress to address climate change. [includes rush transcript]
    December 11, 2007 | Story
  • 60 Arrested at No War, No Warming Protests in Washington Polarweb
    Hundreds of people converged on the U.S. Capitol Building to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the Bush administration’s record on climate change. We speak to organizer Ted Glick, who is on the 50th day of a Climate Emergency Fast. [includes rush transcript]
    October 23, 2007 | Story
  • Activist Ted Glick on 32nd Day of "Climate Emergency Fast" to Protest Washington Inaction on Global Warming Glickweb
    Ted Glick is the coordinator of the U.S. Climate Emergency Council. He is on the 32nd day of a fast to protest the failure of lawmakers in Washington to address climate change. [includes rush transcript]
    October 05, 2007 | Story
  • BREAST IMPLANT
    Dow Corning this week offered to pay $2.4 billion to settle some 400,000 injury claims resulting from faulty breast implants. Dow Corning’s offer was part of a $3.7 billion plan the company had drawn up in an effort to resolve its bankruptcy case. In May 1995, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy saying it was staggering under the burden of litigating thousands of personal injury...
    August 27, 1997 | Story
  • POLICE SURVEILLANCE
    Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, local police departments were notorious for spying on and harassing political activists. Often dubbed Red Squads, many of these police units were disbanded in the 1970s and 1980s through the efforts of civil rights advocates and others.
    August 12, 1997 | Story