#1703 Personal Resistance with guest George Polisner

#1703 50 Shades of Green Divas with guest George Polisner

George became a viral sensation when he resigned as a long-time executive of Oracle because of the CEO’s public announcement to support the new president. He’s devoting his time now to building a platform to help make it easier to become proactive within political and social justice arenas, so that you can take action to raise your voice, and promote positive change. For more information go to Civ.Works.

 

#1701 Why We March, Pink Hats and Big Hearts

#1701 Why WE March

We turned pink for this episode of 50 Shades of Green Divas, as Green Diva Meg (who also knitted the p-hats) reports from the Women’s March in Pompton Plains, NJ. It was a monumental display of activism, as millions of women and men took to the streets across America and across the globe, to partake in this most historic event, to raise awareness of the need to protect and love one another, and stand up for equality and social justice for all. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem spoke to the crowd in Washington, DC and said “make sure you introduce yourselves to each other and decide what we’re going to do tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow. We’re never turning back!” We need to keep our collective boots on the ground and not let up for a minute. Mr. Trump will hear us, and we will get under his skin. Keep the faith, and keep on fighting!

 

#1702 Activism, Actors, Eco-Thriller Film “A Crack in Everything” with guests Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award Winner James Cromwell, and Director and Activist Varushka Franceschi

#1702 Activism, Actors, Eco-Thriller Film “A Crack in Everything”

The wonderful Academy Award nominated and Emmy winning actor and activist James Cromwell, and the lovely Varushka Franceschi, director of the film, A Crack in Everything, are our special guests on 50 Shades of Green Divas.
We talk about the environment, social justice, resistance, the eco-thriller film A Crack in Everything and the HBO series The Young Pope. Tune in and find your shade of green. For more information visit: www.crackineverything.com
HBO.com/the-young-pope
https://www.facebook.com/crackineverythingthefilm/
https://twitter.com/crackinevrythng
thegreendivas.com
themanyshadesofgreen.com

 

#1622 Holiday Show, Comfort and Joy (Rose), Motherhood, Token Bros, Merry, Merry!

This week’s episode of 50 Shades of Green Divas/The Many Shades of Green is our holiday special, and it features Joy Rose, founder of the Museum of Motherhood, the Mamapalooza Festival, the Moms Who Rock movement, and music from the band Housewives on Prozac. Green Diva Meg and I bring you holiday cheer, a tune from The Tokens, and some post election thoughts.  We discuss the importance of raising one’s voice to be proactive, so that we can help mend the divisions within our nation. So have a Merry, Merry and a Happy 2017! For more info go to mommuseum.org, thetokens.com, thegreendivas.com and themanyshadesofgreen.com. Wishing everyone Peace, Love and Understanding……

1621 Climate Monologues, Climate Change and Irthlingz

#1621 Climate Monologues,  Stories of Climate Change and the plight of all Irthlingz

I caught up with Sharon Abreu after a performance of her one woman show, The Climate Monologues, at the United Solo Theatre in New York City. Sharon channels the voices of people affected by climate change, and brings their stories to life via monologues and music. Check out more by visiting:

climatemonologues.com, irthlingz.com and send Sharon a tweet @SharonAbreu

 

#1620 Rock and Wrap It Up

This episode of 50 Shades of Green Divas features Syd Mandelbaum, founder of Rock and Wrap it Up, an anti-poverty think tank, which works to feed those in need by taking unserved food from concert and sporting events, and delivering what is collected to local food charities. This not only helps feed those who go hungry, it minimizes waste in landfills, and thus reduces greenhouse gas emissions. The organization is also working to feed veterans and get needed supplies to women who cannot afford feminine products. For more information go to rockandwrapitup.org

 

#1619 Pipelines, Bomb Trains, Riverkeeper and Standing Rock

#1619  John Parker, DIrector of Legal Programs at Riverkeeper

Pipelines and Bomb trains are traveling along our waterways and land with reckless abandon. Our guest this week, John Parker, Director of Legal Programs at Riverkeeper (riverkeeper.org), gives us some insight into the issues, with respect to how those pipelines and the transportation of gas and oil are affecting our water, land and air. We also delve into the ongoing fight at Standing Rock in North Dakota, and how the pipelines in New York and North Dakota are interconnected. Kandi Mossett, organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network, offers us some words on the current standoff. #NoDAPL nodaplsolidarity.org