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A Better World – Host McNair Ezzard

McNair Ezzard WPVM FM 103.7 FM Asheville, NC

McNair Ezzard

A Better World provides an in-depth look into the people and organizations, locally, nationally and internationally, who are working to create a world that works for everyone. Whether it be those who are working in the areas of hunger and poverty, social and economic justice, healthcare, education, housing, restoration of the environment or those people and organizations who bring a fresh perspective to spirituality – “A Better World” features interviews with people who are making a difference. Email us at: betterworldradioshow@gmail.com

 

 

A SELECTION FROM OUR ARCHIVES OVER 200 PROGRAMS:

Against Our Extinction – November 12, 2020

The work of Extinction Rebellion. “The third world war — of profit versus life — is already underway. Humanity itself is on the brink of the abyss: our potential extinction.”  Find out how Extinction Rebellion is fighting to win this war – for the environment, for us and our children, for a livable future. Extinction Rebellion is a worldwide movement of people using non-violent civil disobedience to help save our world. Guest: Russell Gray, Lead Organizer for Extinction Rebellion in Washington, DC.  www.extinctionrebellion.us

 

Saving Our Oceans – October 22, 2020

Captain Paul Watson founder of Sea Shepherd. Paul has been described as “the world’s most aggressive, most determined, most active and most effective defender of wildlife” He was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the environmental heroes of the 20th Century. He is author of the books: Earthforce: An Earth Warrior’s Guide to Strategy; Ocean Warrior: My Battle to End the Illegal Slaughter on the High Seas. www.seashepherd.org

 

Hunger amidst the Pandemic – October 15, 2020

The World Food Program USA. The impact of the coronavirus threatens to double the world’s severely hungry people this year to 270 million. Recipient of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, the World Food Program is working to serve 138 million of them. The biggest undertaking in it’s history. Our guest is Chase Sova, Senior Director of Public Policy and Research at World Food Program USA. Chase has worked in 15 developing countries across Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He holds a Ph.D. in political ecology on climate change and agriculture from Oxford University. www.wfpusa.org

 

A world divided – the problem of ideology in politics, economics and religion – July 23, 2020

British journalist Patricia Pitchon. During the Covid-19 pandemic and economic crisis, divisions are heightened – politically, economically, religiously. We live in a world where ideology, and our beliefs in those ideologies, are not bringing us together, but causing greater division. Is there a way forward toward sanity? London-based freelance journalist and author of  Searching for Maitreya, Patricia Pitchon, talks about the impact of ideological beliefs, how they divide and how they can be addressed to help us move forward to a unified, peaceful world.

 

Climate Change Chaos – a time for solutions – January 30, 2020

Roger Helm on the climate change chaos. Climate change is a threat to the planet and poses major ethical, moral and technological challenges for humanity. What are the climate change facts that we can understand? Who is doing what to fight climate change? Are their efforts effective? Can we, individually/together, make a difference in addressing this peril? Our guest: Roger Helm has been with us previously and is well-versed on climate change issues. He holds a PhD in biological ecology and has been studying and teaching about climate change and environmental issues for many years.

 

Near-Death Experience and the Evidence of God – February 22, 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Long. Curious about the afterlife? Wonder what happens next? Does God exist? What about judgement? Listen to an inspiring interview, with Dr. Jeffrey Long, author of the 2011 New York Timesbestseller, Evidence of the Afterlife: The Science of Near-Death Experiences. And most recently, author of God and the Afterlife: The Groundbreaking New Evidence for God and Near-Death Experience. This provocative interview is sure to give some answers. www.nderf.org

 

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