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This American Life: Hot in my backyard

May 28, 2013

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This American Life

Host Ira Glass tells the story of writer turned activist Bill McKibben. McKibben is trying to reinvent progressive politics when it come to climate change. He’s attempting to create a divestment campaign modeled after the successful campaign against apartheid in South Africa. The campaign is designed recast the discussion of climate change with fossil fuel companies as the villains.

This is Part 3 of the programme. Listen to Parts 1 and 2 here.