Episode

5/7 George & Beth Gage: Bidder 70: Jailed For Climate Action

May 7, 2013

Filmmakers George & Beth Gage, discussed their new documentary Bidder 70, explained Tim DeChristopher’s act of civil disobedience at an oil and gas auction in Utah, how public land across the country is threatened, why the auction Tim disrupted was found to be illegal, the farcical prosecution of DeChristopher and Tim DeChristopher’s powerful vision for the future of climate action.

On The Better Half: Random Rush, who used chemical weapons in Syria? end time Evangelicals don’t want to do anything to deal with the climate crises because of the second coming, the Alex Jones v Glenn Beck conspiracy arms race and your IMs.

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