7:47am

Wed May 2, 2012
Environmental Activism

Today on Your Call: What explains the crack down on environmental activists?

On today's Your Call, we’ll speak with Darryl Cherney about his film Who Bombed Judi Bari? In 1990, their car was bombed. Oakland police and the FBI accused Bari and Cherney of carrying the bomb to use in a terrorist act. We’ll talk about the case, Earth First activists, and what environmentalists face today. The FBI calls environmental activists ‘eco-terrorists.’ How are activists responding to ongoing crackdowns? It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.

Guests:

Darryl Cherney, producer of the film Who Bombed Judi Bari?

Dennis Cunningham, attorney for Judi Bari 

Will Potter, author of Green Is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement Under Siege 

Resources:

Who Bombed Judi Bari?-- a film by Mary Liz Thompson and Darryl Cherney

Green is the New Red: An Insider’s Account of a Social Movement Under Siege

Mother Jones: Green Is the New Red: The Crackdown on Environmental Activists

Redbird Films: The Forest for the Trees: Judi Bari vs. the FBI-- a film by Bernadine Mellis

Alternet: Prison Sentence Handed Out for Environmental Activist Tim DeChristopher

Daily Gamecock: Activist admired for civil disobedience

 

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