Three guests joined Sandy Leonvest and Steve Horn on the show for this week.
For the second third, "Newsvandal
," historian and investigative journalist JP Sottile
joined Steve and Sandy to discuss plummeting global oil prices
and ask the questions: who, what and why? They also discussed the central role of OPEC and the Saudi Arabian autocracy, as well as the key role of the dollar empire and "petrodollars
And for the last part of the show, Steve and Sandy chatted with Anne Petermann, executive director of the Global Ecology Justice Project, about the failed (or a success, for corporate sponsors) of the Lima, Peru United Nations climate negotiations, as well as deforestation issues in Paraguay. They also discussed the "people's climate summit," a counter to the corporate-dominated event in Lima.