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Mobilized

A weekly series produced by Steven Jay and hosted by Jeff Van Treese, Mobilized takes a deep look at our world, the consequences of human activity on our planet, and how we can reverse and prevent existing and future crises from occurring. Mobilized reveals life on our planet as a system of systems which all work together for the optimal health of the whole. The show delves into deep conversations with change-makers so people can clearly take concerted actions.

Full Episodes

Eco-defence - Environmental Activism in Russia

Vladamir Slivyak is the Co-Chair of Ecodefense, an initiative started in Russia as a grass roots organization to put an end to Russian-based nuclear energy and waste. As an advocate for a healthy planetary co-existence, and due to the on-going Authoratarian state of Russi, Vladamir continues his work in other regions of the world for his own, and our safety. Slivyak is a Right Livelihood 2021 laureate.

Plug in America: The Future of Electric Vehicles

Joel Levin is the executive Director of Plug In America, which is a leading environmental advocacy organization promoting clean energy and electric vehicles. On today's show, we discuss the future of electric vehicles and what policies need to be implemented to scale up the production and use of EV's.

How Can Space Exploration Help Us Understand the Climate Crisis?

Dr. Morgan Cable is an astrobiologist with Nasa/Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Cal Tech, where she looks for life and habitable zones on other planets and moons in our galaxy. On today's show, we discuss the current state of space exploration and what role it may play in understanding and combatting the climate crisis.

How Can Space Exploration Help Us Understand the Climate Crisis?

Dr. Morgan Cable is an astrobiologist with Nasa/Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Cal Tech, where she looks for life and habitable zones on other planets and moons in our galaxy. On today's show, we discuss the current state of space exploration and what role it may play in understanding and combatting the climate crisis.

Project Censored: Mickey Huff

Our guest today is Mickey Huff: Director of Project Censored, a non profit that educates students and the public about the importance of a truly free press for democratic self-government. It exposes and opposes news censorship and promotes independent investigative journalism, media literacy, and critical thinking.

The Failed War on Drugs

Dr. David Best is a world-renown expert on substance abuse recovery. On today's show, we discuss the failed war on drugs and its contributions to racial inequality in the U.S. and around the world. We also discuss the recent settlement with Pfizer and the Sackler family and victims of the opoid crisis and the role of corporate greed in the pharmaceutical industry.

How to Facilitate Peace in the Invasion of Ukraine

Chuck Woolery (not the game show host) is the former chair of the United Nations Association of Organizations. On today's show, we discuss the invasion of Ukraine and the potential role of the U.S. and the U.N. facilitating peace and ending the war.

How Biases are Formed and how to Overcome Them

Dr. Dale Taylor is a professor emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He discusses the neurological component of racial bias and how implicit bias can be implanted by social forces we may not be aware even exist. We discuss how biases are formed in early childhood and what we can do to overcome them.

Successes and Failures of the COVID Pandemic Response

Dr. Vitaly Vanchurin is a physicist with the NIH who researches the effectiveness of Covid-19 policies in the U.S. and globally. He discusses the successes and failures of the pandemic response and whether we are prepared for future variants.

Dr. Joe Bozeman: Environmental Destruction of Low Income and Minority Populations Around the world.

Dr. Joe Bozeman, professor of Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, discusses environmental justice and the disproportionate impact of environmental crises on communities of color.

The COVID 19 Pandemic - What Lies Ahead?

Dr. William Schaffner, a professor of infectious disease at Vanderbilt University Medical School, discusses the global effort to vaccinate the world as well as the future of masks and social distancing as Covid numbers decline. across the country.

Dr. Arun Gandhi and the Global Peace Movement

Jeff Van Treese and co-host Missy Crutchfield from the podcast Gaia Talks : The Earth Speaks, speak with peace activist and author Dr. Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi. They discuss the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the global peace movement.

Dr. Maria Bottazzi, Baylor School of Medicine, Tropical Diseases

Dr. Maria Bottazzi, Baylor School of Medicine, Tropical Diseases, is one half of the dynamic duo known as Bottazzi and Hotez who have unveiled a revolutionary Patent-Free vaccine for Covid 19.

Florida Rights of Nature Network's Chuck O'Neal

Mobilized News is a weekly series that takes a deep look at our world, the consequences of human activity on our planet, and how we can reverse and prevent existing and future crises from occurring.

Ashok Gupta: Investing in Renewable Energy

Understanding the economic impact of energy transformation. How do we get utilities who own the coal plants to invest in renewables? Our guest today is Ashok Gupta, Senior Economist with NRDC.

Dr. Marilyn Brown: What Would it Take to Switch Our Energy System to Renewables?

Dr. Marilyn Brown from the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a world renown expert on energy policy with an emphasis on the electric grid, discusses what policies are needed to switch our energy system to renewables.

Allan Savory: Part One: The Holistic Management Framework

Allan Savory, the pioneer of the Holistic Management Framework provides an insight on best practices for healing our planet, and regenerative agriculture.

John Mankins: On Space Solar Power

John Mankins is a visionary astrophysicist, who is a pioneer in space-based solar power. We discuss how this new technology could be a potential game changer in the fight against climate change, and as an important resource for sustainable living.

The Public Takes Action: Thomas Linzey

Leading Environmental Justice Attorney, Thomas Linzey of the Center for Democratic and Environmental Rights, is a leading force helping communities implement successful rights of nature laws. Find out how your community could take on big business to serve the health of all.

Scientists Warnings: Dr. Chris Rhodes on Public Action

Professor Chris Rhodes is a scientist and writer who is part of Scientists Warning for Humanity. In this very easy to understand conversation, Professor Rhodes tells us where we are in the real transition to clean and renewable energy.

Environmental Justice and Social Justice: Perfect Together

Dr. Robert Bullard is widely considered to be the father of the environmental justice movement in the US. Dr. Bullard is a professor of urban planning and environmental policy at Texas Southern University and has worked as an advisor to Congress as well as the Clinton/Gore administration at addressing the disproportionate impacts of environmental destruction on communities of color. On today's show, Dr. Bullard discusses the state of environmental justice and how the movement has progressed since he became involved in 1978.

Population Matters; The Insanity of Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet

Scientists have stated that unlimited growth on a finite planet with finite resources is an impossibility? So if growth is unsustainable, what does that mean for a growing population?

Heart Attacks Are Not Worth Dying For: Dr. Michael Ozner

How can a better understanding of whole system health bring about more health and well-being? We spend some quality time with the celebrated preventative cardiologist and author of The Complete Mediterranean Diet, Dr. Michael Ozner.

Julie Peller

Dr. Julie Peller is a professor of chemistry at Valparaiso University, where she studies microplastic solution. On today's show, Dr. Peller discusses the extent of microplastic pollution in our environment and the risks they pose to human health.

Imagination Will Take You Everywhere: Howard Bloom

Howard Bloom has helped to craft PR campaigns that launched artists like Billy Joel and Prince into the stratosphere. But he has returned to his roots in science and physics, and we discover the magic of curiosity and of space based solar power.

Slam Dunk the Junk: From Punk to Planet with Dave Street

For many years, you could see punk comedian and lyricist at various New York City punk clubs or some of the really authentic stores selling punk lifestyle and clothing.... But how did this punk rock wordsmith go from punk to planet? How did he evolve from smoke filled clubs to educating young school children about valuing the Earth and understanding environmental science? It is time to Slam Dunk the Junk with Dave Street

Humanity's Next Operating System with James Arbib of Rethink X

We are on the cusp of the fastest, deepest, most consequential transformation of human civilization in history, a transformation every bit as significant as the move from foraging to cities and agriculture 10,000 years ago. During the 2020s, key technologies will converge to completely disrupt the five foundational sectors that underpin the global economy, and with them every major industry in the world today. We discuss how the knock-on effects for society will be as profound as the extraordinary possibilities that emerge with James Arbib of Rethink X, an independent think tank that analyzes and forecasts the speed and scale of technology-driven disruption and its implications across society.

Sustainable Architecture for a Sustainable Planet

How can learning from nature enable architects, builders and community planners to create healthy living systems that actually work with the natural landscape and ecosystem instead of against it?

How We, The People, Can Make the Change We Wish to See in the World: People, Oceans, Lawns, Oh My!

While people everywhere are waiting on national leadership to make policies that don’t harm our planet, real change also happens at the local level. We feature Dr. Rob Moir of the Ocean River Institute on actions that people everywhere can take and the understanding of the the biology of our planetary systems and how we can make better use of our lawns without pesticides; how can photosynthesis draw down CO2 from the Atmosphere.

Overcoming Misunderstandings of Native Peoples with Davidica Little Spotted Horse

Many communities of native Americans have been subject to irreparable harm, and now there are some who are trying to indoctrinate them into their form of religion. We take a deep dive into conversation with Lakota Sioux Tribeswoman, Davidica Little Spotted Horse as she brings us up to speed of issues that should concern us all.

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