As our planet’s clock approaches midnight, world leaders are set to converge in Glasgow next month at COP26 in order to come up with new excuses, new symbolic targets and new ways to silence the real progressive voices who oppose them.
Climate change is real, it’s here, and it’s an emergency. But history has shown us that those who were supposed to lead us out of this crisis are so blinded by capital and powerful private interests that they’ve decided Earth itself is a small price to pay for the yachts, mansions, private jets and record profits of the 1%. They will gather, mingle over dinner and drinks, and preach their commitment to insufficient goals and targets. Then fail to meet even those.
We refuse to sit in the back while no one drives. This November, join Noam Chomsky, Yanis Varoufakis, Caroline Lucas and many other progressives in saying: COP OFF!
Guests: Jason Hickel (economic anthropologist), Max Ajl (author)
Moderator: Defne Dalkara
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Moderator: Antonia Jakobi
Guests: Steve Best (philosopher), Christine Teunissen (Party for the Animals NL), Anita Krajnc (Animal Save Movement)
Moderator: Dusan Pajovic
Guests: Harpreet K Paul (Perspectives on a Global Green New Deal), Joenia Wapichana (Congresswoman Brazil), Manon Aubry MEP (Global Alliance for a Green New Deal)
Moderator: Lucas Febraro
Guests: Yanis Varoufakis (economist, co-founder of DiEM25), Ann Pettifor (economist) and Noam Chomsky (philosopher)
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Moderator: Amir Kiyaei
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Guests: Sabrina Fernandes (sociologist)
Moderator: Maja Pelević
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