Thursday, September 6, 2007

  • Fmr. Secretary of State George Shultz and Environmentalist Paul Ehrlich on Global Warming, Global Warring, China, Al Gore and the Environment


    Democracy Now! broadcasts from Stanford University in California, where the Society of Environmental Journalists is holding its 17th annual conference. On Wednesday night, the Aurora Forum held an event titled "Clean, Secure, and Efficient Energy: Can We Have It All?" Among the panelists was the still-highly influential George Shultz. He was President Reagan’s secretary of state, as well as the head of Bechtel, and is now a distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution. We play excerpts of Shultz speaking at the panel, and we speak with Stanford University professor, environmentalist and author, Paul Ehrlich. [includes rush transcript]

  • How Does the Media Cover Global Warming?


    The Society of Environmental Journalists is holding its 17th annual conference at Stanford University this week. We take a look at how the issue of global warming is being covered in the media with two leading environmental journalists, Tim Wheeler of The Baltimore Sun and Jim Motavalli of E/The Environmental Magazine. [includes rush transcript]

  • As Pentagon Prepares to Shut Down TALON Spying Database, Antiwar Students Group Talks About Being Listed as "Credible Threat"


    The Pentagon is preparing to shut down its controversial domestic spying database later this month. The database, named TALON, includes scores of reports on nonviolent demonstrations and antiwar rallies. We speak with Kot Hordynski a member of Students Against War that was a TALON surveillance target. [includes rush transcript]

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