Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bicycling and stuff, 10,000 miles

In all the discussion of human extinction and the economy crashing and the other things I bring up on this blog, there was a literal milestone I passed earlier today. This is my 10,000 mile Rans V-Rex. This AM, I crossed the 10,000 mile mark. I’ve owned the bike since 2009, with a long break […]

Sex and Politics speaks to Paul Getsos of 350.org

It was a big night on Sex and Politics on Friday August 1st 2014. Dan Kinch spoke to Paul Getsos, National Street Organizer for 350.org. 350.org was founded in 2008 by a group of university friends in the U.S. along with author Bill McKibben. Paul has been an organizer for 25 years, and is the founder of Community Voices Heard, an organization […]

US cycling from a Dutch perspective

Originally posted on BICYCLE DUTCH:
While a delegation from Portland Oregon was visiting my hometown ’s-Hertogenbosch and some other places in the Netherlands to experience Dutch cycling, I was looking at cycling in the United States. Not that that was the main goal of my journey -I was in the US for a self-paid holiday…

Chris Agnos of Sustainable Human, Sari Caine Glickstein and David Rigo of the Slightly Altered States Theater

We ended the semester at Sex and Politics with discussions about German politics, the NY arts scene, and new ideas about sustainability in the face of Climate Change and global warming. First up, Sex and Politics Alumnus Zack Murphy spoke to Aaron Schwayze, a graduate student from Berlin majoring in enviromental engineering. They discussed German reaction […]

Appeal filed for Transform Now Plowshares seeks reversal of convictions

Originally posted on Transform Now Plowshares:
Two years after Megan Rice, Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli entered the Y12 Nuclear Weapons Complex in Oak Ridge, TN to issue an indictment against the continuing production of nuclear weapons components there and to oppose plans for a multi-billion dollar Uranium Processing Facility which would produce thermonuclear cores…

Sex And Politics: David M Harris, Heather Height; Marlo Lewis on Climate Change

  July 8. 2014 was a great night to tune into Sex And Politics! Executive Producer Phil Rosenberg started the evening with a candid conversation about pornography with David M Harris and Heather Height, who let us know their side of the business. David and Heather are both involved in the adult film world as well […]

Sex and Politics–the People’s Climate March

  On June 27 on Sex and Politics, I interviewed Rachel Schragis, an artist and activist. She is an Arts Coordinator for the People’s Climate March, scheduled for this coming September. The United Nations has called a special summit to address climate change/climate disruption. The summit will bring world leaders together to hammer out some […]