Weekly Roundup: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sandra Steingraber, Charles Mann

Happy Wednesday! As we return from the holiday break just in time for East Coast ice storms … let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Neil deGrasse Tyson has big news- COSMOS is coming back for a second season!   Great review of the new documentary film about Sandra Steingraber’s …Read More

Weekly Round Up: A Holiday Wish

We’ll take a week off from the news to wish you all a happy, peaceful, and successful 2018. #Resist.

Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Ian Cheney, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Jessica Valenti notes a Republican congressman who has created a whole new way to sexually harass his female staff.   Ian Cheney’s documentary “Searching for General Tso” is an entertaining film … but if you’re like me, don’t watch it on an …Read More

Weekly Round Up: The Neil deGrasse Tyson edition

Happy Wednesday! It’s a Neil deGrasse Tyson week:   Firstly, Dr. Tyson doesn’t care much for that ‘supermoon’ designation. A wee tiny big larger isn’t ‘super’!   In a more terrestrial area, Dr. Tyson also weighs in on the recent Seattle Seahawk’s “lateral”. He may be right about the physics (ok, he certainly is right…) …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Sandra Steingraber, Rinku Sen, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week –   Western Mass! Sandra Steingraber is coming to town this weekend … #bestlectureever   Congratulations to Rinku Sen for her appointment to the board of directors of new media and publisher platform Maven.   Neil deGrasse Tyson can’t believe the ‘flat-earthers’ keep …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Thanksgiving Edition

It’s a quiet week in the news for our speakers, so we’ll use this opportunity to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving holiday (here in the US), and ask you to reflect on what you have to be thankful for in the past year, and what you look forward to being thankful for in the coming …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Urvashi Vaid, Shola Lynch, Kate Harding

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Urvashi Vaid and the Lesbian Political Action Committee are celebrating the large number of LGBT candidates who won their elections last week. Progress gets made by progressive candidates running for mayor, state legislature, etc. and building from there.   Shola Lynch …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Raffi, Jessica Valenti, Kathleen Hanna

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers a up to this week …   Raffi’s playing concerts these days, but it’s good to see the news articles include references to his work with children. This story includes the quote  “he remains a social and ecological activist, with the aim of creating a better future for …Read More

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