In the first segment of this week’s show, Eleanor speaks with a member of Defend the Atlanta Forest. They discuss the group’s purpose and motivation. In the second half of the show, Eleanor and Mickey discuss how corporate media have under-reported and mis-reported stories involving the global climate crisis, which further contributes to the deleterious effects this has to all life on the planet.
“Coyote” is a member of Defend the Atlanta Forest. The organization aims to protect a 500-acre parcel of the city’s historic South River Forest from development plans that would turn part of the woods into a police training center, and another part into a movie studio. Coyote explains how the conflict over the forest involves multiple inter-related issues.