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Stay cool with Planet Philadelphia 4-5 today Print E-mail

Stay cool and listen to Mary Robinson and Julie Greenberg tell us about feminist solutions to climate change. They say we can lower the temperature on extreme weather events like this weekend's heat wave going forward with action now. Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm today.

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Mary Robinson: is former first female president of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, Chairperson of the Elders, recent author of “Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future”, and co-host of the “Mothers of Invention” (a podcast on the environment with Maeve Higgins, a comedian), among many other roles. 

 

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Rabbi Julie Greenberg: is the climate justice coordinator for POWER (People Organized to Witness, Empower, and Rebuild) an interfaith social justice group that works on social change and has over 80 member religious/ethical groups that form its coalition. She was trained in organizing in the feminist movement in the 1970’s.

 

 

 

 
Uhuru Furniture 25th Anniversary Weekend! Featuring Chairman Omali Yeshitela! 8PM, 7/18 Print E-mail

 

Tune in to Stepping Into Tomorrow, as host Gabriel Bryant speaks with Chairman Omali Yeshitela to discuss this weekend's 25th Anniversary of Uhuru Furniture and organizing in Philadelphia. This weekend will feature a series of programs, including panels, a marketplace, furniture sales, banquet dinner, live entertainment and more to celebrate this important institution. Be sure to come out and Spread the Word! 

 
Special Planet Philadlephia 4-5 pm Friday Print E-mail
New Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm this Friday 7/19/19: Mary Robinson and Rabbi Julie Greenberg, Feminism and Environmental Justice, International and National Perspectives.


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Mary Robinson: is former first female president of Ireland, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, Chairperson of the Elders, recent author of “Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience, and the Fight for a Sustainable Future”, and co-host of the “Mothers of Invention” (a podcast on the environment with Maeve Higgins, a comedian), among many other roles. Mrs. Robinson has been thinking about and working on feminism and its relationship to climate justice for many years. She will be speaking about this relationship and the work that stems from it.​

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Rabbi Julie Greenberg: is the climate justice coordinator for POWER (People Organized to Witness, Empower, and Rebuild) an interfaith social justice group that works on social change and has over 80 member religious/ethical groups that form its coalition. She was trained in organizing in the feminist movement in the 1970’s. She will speak about feminism and the environment as she sees it, and particularly in the U.S.

Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show that provides analysis on the intersectionality of large global environmental issues and how that can impact people in their daily lives. It is produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with  assistant producer/reporter Linda Rosenwein.
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SKYWAVE 7/17 @ 6pm: SUMMER SPORT? Print E-mail

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Welcome to Skywave. We begin with an episode from the Quiet Please series.Originally aired 1949, "Summer Goodbye" explores tension of murderous thieves trying to elude the cops. Will they get away or will the pressure cook them like an egg on the highway in a heatwave? Stay tuned for more burn from Vic and Sade. First aired 1938, "Sade thinks Baseball Is Just  a Game" has Sade behind the plate as she listens to son Rush and Vic argue how the game has more than significance than pastime status. And here to keep the classics alive are voice masters Shelli Pentimall-Booker and Luke David along with host Andy Pettit. Let's listen! 

 
Listen Up! Wednesday 07/17: Anatolian Rock and Psychedelic Turkish Rock Print E-mail
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This Wednesday, Listen Up! is exploring the Turkish Psych music of the 60s, 70s and even stuff from the now. Hear expressive, melancholic vocals played against funky baselines, spirited percussion and fuzzy guitars, often accompanied by traditional Turkish instruments such as the bağlama or the zurna and discover the sounds of Anatolian Rock .Tune into Listen Up! on @gtownradio 92.9fm WGGT-LP this Wednesday from 2-4pm est.

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FEWSH [July 14, 2019] Print E-mail

(Portrait by Frances Benjamin Johnston)

FEWSH does sidle.

(Portrait by Frances Benjamin Johnston)

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SKYWAVE 7/10 @ 6pm: MURDER GALORE! Print E-mail

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Good eve. Welcome to Skywave, a program designed for your live radio play fun. Tonite we begin with a script from the detective series Adventures of Philip Marlowe. 1st broadcast 1947, "Trouble ids My Business" is a pinball guessing game of who murdered who. Who's the wizard? There has to be a twist. Stay tuned. We follow with an episode from the 5 Minute Mystery series. Originally aired 1940, "My cousin Patsy" has 2  spelunker going in and only one coming out. What up? Well, here to set the torch are regular riots Bill Simpson, El Perry and your host Andy Pettit. 

 
Listen Up! Wednesday 07/10: Truckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels and...Pierogies Print E-mail
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Lots of twangy cosmic country, folk, and rootsy tinged sounds.

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The Local Music Show - Wednesday At 7PM Print E-mail
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Tune in Wed night, July 10 from 7-9 PM - Hear new tracks from Sheer Mag, Field Mouse, Honey Radar, and Slaughter Beach, Dog. The Local Music Show - featuring all Philly bands and artists.
 
FEWSH [July 7, 2019] Print E-mail

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Some think FEWSH is an analgesic.

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