“Humankind is challenged, as it has never been challenged before, to prove its maturity and its mastery — not over nature, but of itself.”
— Rachel Carson 1962
“If we’re to make progress, whatever that word means, or even to persist as a form of life, we’re going to need to radically overhaul our basic conception of who and what we are, and what it is that we value.”
— Sheldon Solomon, Social Psychologist
“What I’m hearing is that, if I haven’t come to grips with my own anxiety about death and life, and presented with a reminder of that, I’m highly likely to make some tragic decisions for the community.”
— Jeff Gibbs
Political scientist and environmental policy expert Leah Stokes joins us to discuss the many things the new film Planet of the Humans gets wrong about renewable energy, environmentalists and the fight for climate action.
- Michael Moore produced a film about climate change that’s a gift to Big Oil
- Planet of the Ecofascists
- Is Your Power Company a Climate Denier?
Planet of the Humans and Censorship
Michael Moore joins the show to discuss the removal of Planet of the Humans from YouTube, and addresses criticism he and the film have received.
Rise of the Planet of the Humans
The filmmakers behind one of the most-watched and talked-about documentaries of the year, Planet of the Humans, are fighting back after the film was removed from YouTube after a coordinated censorship campaign. The film had posted over 8.3 million views on Michael Moore’s Rumble Media YouTube channel in just over four weeks since its premiere on April 21, the eve of the 50th Earth Day.
Director Jeff Gibbs and Producer Ozzie Zehner join Michael to discuss the surprising success and outrageous campaign to shut the movie down and prevent more of the public from seeing it.