Bright Money for the Climate : Truth in Action – Ep. 223

In this episode Professor Thurman invites listeners to join him in responding to the inescapable environmental crisis through the development of a bright money campaign and more democratic solutions for the 2020 election.

Opening with a discussion of the work of Jane Mayer, Robert A.F. Thurman details his vision for a Democratic Party “Dream Team” in 2020 and for a “Bright Money” campaign based on the wisdom of interdependence, the practice of compassionate generosity and environmental protection as a way to address future generations of climate refugees.

Podcast includes an introduction to the economics behind “big money” (Oil, Gun, Sugar, ect.) propaganda, an exploration of the Anarchist, Conservative, Liberal and Libertarian philosophies in modern politics and inspiring stories about the work of Greta Thunberg and Tibet’s Fourteenth Dalai Lama.

This episode is continues Robert A.F. Thurman “Truth in Action” call to action begun November 21st, 2019 as apart of the international efforts begun by Al Gore and his “Climate Reality” Leadership training Corps and the Climate Reality Project.

Bright Money for the Climate : Truth in Action – Ep. 223 of the Bob Thurman Podcast Photo by on Unsplash.

Bright Money for the Climate : Truth in Action – Ep. 223 of the Bob Thurman Podcast Photo by on Unsplash.

Truth in Action is a global conversation on the climate crisis and how we solve it, led by Climate Reality Leaders trained by former Vice President Al Gore.

Truth in Action began November 20 at 6PM EDT in all 50 US states and many countries around the world. For a full 24 hours, Leaders gave giving free presentations on our changing climate and the solutions in our hands.

To learn more about the on-going “Truth in Action” work near you please the Climate Reality website:

This week’s “Climate Reality” episode was brought to you in part through the generous direct support of the listeners of the Bob Thurman Podcast.

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The songs “Trance Tibet” & ‘Dancing Ling’ by Tenzin Choegyal from the album ‘Heart Sutra‘ (2004) by Ethno Super Lounge is used on the Bob Thurman Podcast with artist’s permission, all rights reserved.

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