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Jamie Court Takes To The Airwaves!

The Progressive’s Guide to Raising Hell is getting a lot of attention these days, thanks to its bold author Jamie Court, who’s been making the rounds on radio and television shows, debating the Tea Party and spreading the book’s timely message.  Check out three new interviews with Jamie, below.

Portland, Oregon’s KPOJ progressive talk radio interviewed Jamie Court about the Tea Party, Consumer Watchdog’s Jumbotron advertisement in Times Square, and more on September 21st. Listen to the interview here.

Jamie went to the other end of the political spectrum when he was interviewed by Fox News on September 24th – watch the video below.




And another Fox affiliate, Fox 11 News, pitted Jamie against conservative American singer and Tea Party member Pat Boone this weekend, in advance of a Tea Party rally in Hollywood hosted by Boone. Click below to see the heated debate.





Jamie Court is the author of The Progressive’s Guide to Raising Hell: How to Win Grassroots Campaigns, Pass Ballot Box Laws, and Get the Change We Voted For, available now.


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For the past month, author Philip Ackerman-Leist has been on a Twitter MiniFesto campaign – each day sending out a new tweet designed to spark conversation and pass along some lessons he learned whilst working on his last book, Rebuilding the Foodshed. You might also know Philip as the author of his memoir Up Tunket […] Read More..

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What does Taoism have to do with gardening? That question is being answered in The Washington Post this week with a lengthy profile of Chelsea Green author Carol Deppe—gardener, plant breeder, seed expert, and geneticist based in Oregon—and her new book The Tao of Vegetable Gardening. “Once I read The Tao of Vegetable Gardening, with its […] Read More..

Depressed about Climate Change? Good. Here’s How to Take Action

The facts about climate change are settled. Mostly. In fact, the news seems to get worse, and more urgent, every day. Yet, the more the facts stack up, the less resolve many people seem to have about getting behind solutions that will stem, or turn, the tide. What gives? In What We Think About When […] Read More..