The Nuclear Hotseat: Atomic Bamboozle film director Jan Haaken Takes on SMRs, Pacific NW Nuclear Nightmares + Doomsday Clock Stuck, Bill Nye Sucks
Exploring the industry tactics behind the promotion of SMRs as a climate solution, Jan Hasken explains why she took up the project of making "Atomic Bamboozle" and how the film exposes the false claims of the nuclear industry. She and host Libbe HaLevy talk about the Hanford nuclear site, the Doomsday Clock, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and some of the forces driving campaigns to promote small nuclear reactor designs as a solution to the climate crisis.
The Trauma Therapist Project: The Nuances of Trauma & Its Treatment
Jan and Interviewer Guy Macpherson have a lot to say about trauma, what trauma is and is not and how it’s perceived both by society and the clinicians who treat it.
Mad in America: Trauma and Mental Health in Social Movements
In this interview with Emaline Friedman, Jan discusses her background in anti-psychiatry and other social movements and her experience liaising between theory and praxis in feminist movements, Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, and #MeToo.
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KBOO - OLD MOLE VARIETY HOUR
In this episode of the Left and the Law, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedecker discuss the horrific new law and political landscape for fighting these aggressive assaults on women and reproductive freedoms.
Denise Morris talks with Jan Haaken, who recently published a book on politics and PTSD, and they take up a little-known history of Timothy Leary’s use of psilocybin in prison settings.
In recent years, far right platforms such as QAnan have garnered followers by promoting child sex trafficking conspiracies and advancing their rightwing agenda under the banner of rescuing children from perverse evil-doers.Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker talk about how these conspiracy theories take hold, and how the current forms are both similar to and different from the wave of Satanic ritual abuse claims of the 1980s and 1990s