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Silver Donald Cameron

Welcome to Silver Donald Cameron’s blog! Dr Cameron is the author of 18 books and of many plays, films, magazine articles, radio and TV scripts. He is currently the host and executive producer of thegreeninterview.com and of its feature documentary, Green Rights: The Human Right to a Healthy World. He also teaches a Green Rights course at Cape Breton University, where he earlier served as professor, dean and writer-in-residence.

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Salmon Wars in the Green Unplugged online festival!

Our film Salmon Wars is in the global film festival Green Unplugged, opening today! To see it, click here: http://www.cultureunplugged.com/documentary/watch-online/play/11758 Green Unplugged is one of a series of Culture Unplugged festivals that since 2008 have been visited by more than 60 million people from 39,000-odd cities across more than 231 countries and territories. 

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Monbiot: Canada has become “a thuggish petro-state”

Tar sands oil and a regressive Conservative government are turning Canada into a “thuggish petro-state,” says acclaimed British journalist and climate-change expert George Monbiot. “It’s an extraordinary thing to witness from this side of the Atlantic: to watch Canada, this highly sophisticated, liberal, outward-looking nation, turning into a thuggish petro-state,” Monbiot told Silver Donald Cameron in a new Green Interview conversation filmed recently in Oxford, England.

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The Yes Men! Meet Andy Bichlbaum!

Andrew Bichlbaum and Mike Bonnano are "The Yes Men," the Merry Pranksters of the environmental movement, a culture-jamming duo who fight social injustice and crimes against nature using pranks, humour and their lethal imaginations.They're the audacious jokers who pretend to be spokesmen for Dow Chemical and go on TV to announce that Dow will (belatedly) take responsibility for the worst industrial accident in history, the Bhopal pesticide catastrophe.

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Betty Krawczyk!

BETTY KRAWCZYK Betty Krawczyk is a petite, silver-haired great-grandmother of 84 who may just represent the future of the environmental movement. She's a jailbird. As many of the interviews in this series point out, our world is now run by what David Korten calls  "an alliance between the world's largest corporations and most powerful governments … backed by the power of money to integrate the world's national economies into a single, borderless global economy." Governments have become the agents of trans-national corporations and are really not answerable to the citizens any more.

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