The Shock Doctrine is Canadian author and social activist Naomi Klein’s companion piece to her popular 2007 book of the same name. In short, the shock doctrine is a theory for explaining the way that force, stealth and crisis are used in implementing neoliberal economic policies such as privatization, deregulation and cuts to social services. […]
A dark comedy remix mash-up bonanza about the end of industrial civilization. Created by Dean Puckett http://www.graspthenettlefilm.com/ & Nafeez Ahmed https://www.patreon.com/nafeez Animations by Lucca Benney Based on the Book by Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed https://twitter.com/NafeezAhmed Like the book on which it is based, the film consists of seven parts which explore the interconnected dynamic of global […]
James Hansen, Pam Peterson, and Philip Duffy join us to discuss how the hesitancy among scientists to express the gravity of our situation is a major block to our understanding and response to climate change, The reticence results from a combination of factors: political pressure, institutional conservatism, the desire to avoid controversy, aspiring to objectivity, […]
A very strong statement by the photographer Sebastião Salgado about the planet, the destructive behaviour by the human species, and what we need to do. Economics PhD Sebastião Salgado only took up photography in his 30s, but the discipline became an obsession. His years-long projects beautifully capture the human side of a global story that […]
http://www.weforum.org/ Important summary of the global food crisis from World Economic Forum.
“We’re not in a clean energy revolution; we’re in a clean energy crisis,” says climate policy expert Michael Shellenberger. His surprising solution: nuclear. In this passionate talk, he explains why it’s time to overcome longstanding fears of the technology, and why he and other environmentalists believe it’s past time to embrace nuclear as a viable […]
What do you do when your tiny, idyllic coral atoll is a few mere metres above the Pacific Ocean, the waters are rising, and your biggest neighbour won’t acknowledge that it may be a contributor to the cause – or even that there is a problem? “High Tide in Tuvalu” gives us an islanders’ perspective […]
http://www.positivemoney.org.uk The Proof that Banks Create Money: http://www.positivemoney.org.uk/how-banks-create-money/proof-that-banks-create-money/ Banks make so much money because they can create money, effectively out of nothing, by lending. Every single pound in your bank account was created by a bank, not by your government. ———————– SUBSCRIBE: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=PositiveMoneyUK Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/PositiveMoney Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/PositiveMoneyUK Follow us […]
Inequality Our money system guarantees that inequality will get worse — Here is the evidence: http://ow.ly/qbCdr 1. The current money system distributes money from the bottom 90% to the top 10% Because 97% of the money in the UK is created by banks, someone must pay interest on nearly every pound in the circulation. This […]
Robert Kiyosaki is an entrepreneur and the author of “Rich Dad Poor Dad”, the #1 bestselling personal finance book of all time. In his talk, he discusses the power of financial education and how it relates to income inequality. Best known as the author of Rich Dad Poor Dad, Robert Kiyosaki has challenged and changed […]
The first and last rule of capitalism is this: Make More Capital. And it’s killing us. But we can build better systems. There are plenty of options. We can change the rules.
Up to 2005, the oceans over the shallow continental shelves in the Russian Arctic (ESAS, Laptev) were ice covered, keeping the -100 meter deep oceans near freezing temperatures. Since 2005, the ice cap cover has gone. The water has warmed as high as 17 degrees C there in summer, heating the sea-floor, perforating the permafrost […]
Academy Award-winning actor and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, interviews individuals from every facet of society in both developing and developed nations, who provide unique, impassioned and pragmatic views on what must be done today and in the future to prevent the demise of climate change.
Premiered at the EDGE Funders Alliance Just Giving conference.
Daniel Pinchbeck is the author of How Soon is Now? We are on the brink of an ecological mega-crisis threatening the future of life on earth and our actions over the next few years may well determine the destiny of our descendants. Between a manifesto and a tactical plan of action, How Soon is Now? […]
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The fourth Capra film in the Bell Telephone Series. Released Feb. 12, 1958. Expresses an early concern about climate change.
Latter part of the talk. Full speech can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fK0rXRmC4DQ Text version: https://populationmatters.org/documents/rsa_attenborough.pdf
What is the biggest problem facing the planet right now? Humanity’s population explosion. Sadhguru looks at the need to control our population growth to save ourselves and the planet. “If future generations have to live well, we have to conduct our lives consciously,” he reminds us. **************************************** Transcript: http://isha.sadhguru.org/blog/video/population-explosion/ Questioner: Sadhguru, I have heard you […]
Time to Wake Up: Sen Sheldon Whitehouse (December 2016)
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