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Connect the Dots promotes health activism, linking personal health to the health of our culture, society, and environment.

Connect the Dots promotes health activism, linking personal health to the health of our culture, society, and environment.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Connect the Dots promotes health activism, linking personal health to the health of our culture, society, and environment.

Language:

English


Episodes

Connect The Dots - Moving Ahead with Joe Biden

8/26/2020
Moving Ahead with Joe Biden: Listen to Branko Marcetic, staff reporter for Jacobin, and author of Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden discussing the nomination and it’s risk factors in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:59:47

Connect The Dots - Updates on Fossil Fuels And Climate Policy with Steve Horn

8/5/2020
Updates on Fossil Fuels And Climate Policy with Steve Horn: Steve Horn, long time climate reporter now reporting for the Real News Network returns to Connect the Dots to discuss the recent wins on pipelines, along with top Dem politician’s persistent commitment to fracking and upcoming climate concerns in Biden’s energy policy— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:59:47

Connect The Dots - 07.29.20

7/29/2020
Perilous Bounty: Food System Heading to the Cliff: Tom Philpott, food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, and long time editor and correspondent for Grist, has authored a new book, Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent it— must-read update on “where are food comes from”— but not for long unless we change our food system— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:00:59:18

Connect The Dots - The Inauthentic Opposition

7/8/2020
The Inauthentic Opposition: How Obama Set Us Up for Trump: Journalist Paul Louis Street, who reports on Counterpunch is the author of Empire’s New Clothes: Barack Obama and the Real World of Power and an upcoming book to be released late this summer on the former President’s role in the upcoming election will discuss the contribution of the opposition party to our current situation— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:57:57

Connect The Dots - New York: Ground Zero for Challenge and Activism

7/2/2020
New York: Ground Zero for Challenge and Activism: John Tarleton, co-founder and executive editor of The Indypendent, a New York City-based newspaper and website has been covering the experience, challenge and community response to COVID-19, quarantine, Black Live Matter protests and the recent primaries with outcomes that will shape the city’s and the country’s future. He’ll share his observations on the ground in the city for the first half of 2020— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:58:37

Connect The Dots - Recovery from Racism

6/3/2020
Recovery from Racism: Fannie LeFlore, MS, a social justice activist leader, educator, journalist, and counselor for over 30 years, explores the individual, social, and health implications for racist systems and structures, and how to end them— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy. Fannie LeFlore will also be offering an Anti-Racism Online Zoom Meeting on June 6th. To sign up, please write admin@leflorecommunications.com

Duration:00:57:52

Connect The Dots - COVID Epidemiology

5/27/2020
COVID Epidemiology: Rob Lipton, PhD, MPH in Epidemiology offers a deeper dive into questions on COVID-19 — in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:56:09

Connect The Dots - Responses to COVID-19

5/20/2020
Responses to COVID-19: Eric Levitz, New York Magazine journalist on popular and governmental missteps on COVID response— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:00:54:03

Connect The Dots - COVID-19: New Developments and Unsolved Problems

5/13/2020
COVID-19: New Developments and Unsolved Problems: Jim Naureckas, Editor at Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, discusses both media reporting on COVID-19 as well as evolving information about it’s rise and the government response— with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:57:48

Connect The Dots - A Love Story: Sheltering at Home with COVID

5/6/2020
A Love Story: Sheltering at Home with COVID: Smart Elections co-founder, advocate, and journalist, Lulu Friesdat and her husband, Joe Illidge, an editor and reporter, working for Heavy Metal and Humanoids, recount their experience of becoming ill with COVID-19 concurrently, going through their illnesses simultaneously, and recovering together in their New York City home— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:56:41

Connect The Dots - The Problem with “Humans

4/30/2020
The Problem with “Humans: Ketan Joshi, an energy expert, environmental blogger and author of an upcoming book on Climate Change in Australia discusses Michael Moore’s odd new film— with Alison Rose Levy

Duration:00:59:18

Connect The Dots - Why We Still Need the Green New Deal Plan for 100% Clean Energy - 04.29.20

4/29/2020
Why We Still Need the Green New Deal Plan for 100% Clean Energy: In response to the Michael Moore film Planet of Humans, Stanford Professor Mark Z Jacobson, a civil and environmental engineer who is one of the architects of the energy transition plan foundational to the Green New Deal discusses the current state of solar, wind, hydro-electric and more to move usrapidly from fossil fuel dependent energy to 100% Renewable Energy (with 2030 as the target for an 80% transition)— in conversation...

Duration:01:00:46

Connect The Dots - Storytelling in Wild Time

4/22/2020
Storytelling in Wild Times: Martin Shaw PhD, author of Courting the Wild Twin, the Myth Teller Trilogy, and Cinderbiter (with Tony Hoagland) is an acclaimed scholar and author, director of the Westcountry School of Myth in the UK, created the Oral Tradition and Mythic Life courses at Stanford University, and has guided wilderness rites of passage for 20 years. He will offer the nourishment myth and story can provide even in wild times— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:57:02

Connect The Dots - COVID-19 in the U.S

4/15/2020
COVID-19 in the U.S.: Are Deaths Under-Reported and How to Address the Pandemic? Margaret Flowers, MD, a co-founder of Popular Resistance and co-host of Clearing the Fog radio program (with Kevin Zeese) discusses which people are hardest hit, testing, under-reporting, and how to cope with this crisis— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:59:46

Connect The Dots - Terrain Medicine

4/1/2020
Terrain Medicine: Maya Shetreat, MD, author of The Dirt Cure: Healthy Food, Healthy Gut, Happy Child discusses her earth-centric approach to health care— with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:56:05

Connect The Dots - The Uncertain Future of Yesterday’s Man

3/18/2020
The Uncertain Future of Yesterday’s Man: Branko Marcetic, Jacobin writer and author of Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden will discuss his new book, covering the history, and present condition of the former Vice-President— with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:59:13

Connect The Dots - Confidence In Election Results

2/26/2020
Confidence In Election Results: Lulu Friesdat, investigative journalist, election integrity advocate, and founder of Smart Elections discusses recent and upcoming issues with voting systems, hacking, and election technology— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:01:00:55

Connect The Dots - Reconstructing the World

2/12/2020
Reconstructing the World: The Green New Deal and the Built Environment: Daniel Aldana Cohen, assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and co-author of A Planet to Win: Why We Need A Green New Deal unfolds a new vision of our communities, housing, and human interaction as fundamental to the Green New Deal— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:58:04

Connect The Dots - Iowa: The Insider Culture that Highjacks the Will of the People:

2/5/2020
Iowa: The Insider Culture that Highjacks the Will of the People: Richard RK Eskow, host of the Zero Hour and Senior Adviser at Social Security Works discusses the disruption of the democratic primary process— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:58:14

Connect The Dots - Why Women Can’t Ignore War and Militarism in Our Political Choices

1/29/2020
Why Women Can’t Ignore War and Militarism in Our Political Choices: Jodie Evans, co-founder of Code Pink connects the dots between war, climate, media capture, capitalism, homelessness, and more— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

Duration:00:59:19