Sunday, September 26, 2010

Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better

Terrence McNally Interviews Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett

Richard & Kate are authors of an important new book: The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better

Terrence McNally, journalist and radio host, is also a consultant, speaker, writer, and coach to public agencies, foundations, non-profits, and responsible corporations. Richard G. Wilkinson is a British researcher in social inequalities in health and the social determinants of health. Kate Pickett is a senior lecturer at the University of York and a National Institute for Health Research Career Scientist. This is about 51 minutes.
Source: From Jan 31, 2010, Q&A: RICHARD WILKINSON & KATE PICKETT, Authors

From Radio Ecoshock, the stars speak about climate change. This is about 16 minutes.
Source: Earth to America TV Review from 2005


Laurie David & Al Gore
An excerpt from the book "Down-to-Earth Guide To Global Warming" by Laurie David and Cambria Gordon for kids of all ages with music by Phillip Glass.








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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Bill McKibben and preventing climate change

Bill McKibben talks about how climate science and climate politics are quickly evolving. McKibben describes the grassroots global movement he heads, 350.org.   Bill McKibben is a leading environmental writer and activist.  This was recorded by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation on May 6, 2009. The entire talk is 93 minutes.Source: Bill McKibben: 350 The Most Important Number in the World

Also included is an excerpt from the movie "Good Night, Good Luck". Music includes "Why Am I a Rastaman", "Salt-Peanuts", "Streets of Freedom", "Masters of War", "All I Want", "April In Paris", and "Operation Iraqi Liberation".

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Sunday, September 5, 2010

Jim Hightower and others speak out

Matt Rothschild interviews Jim Hightower in 2007

Jim Hightower is an American syndicated columnist, populist activist and author. This is 29 minutes.
Source: Jim Hightower Interview on The Progressive Radio





On March 9, 2010, We Bought A Toxic Asset! by Adam Davidson and Alex Blumberg
Remember toxic assets? Those insanely complicated bonds that almost brought down the financial system? We bought one. This is about 31 minutes.
Source: Planet Money Podcast: We Bought A Toxic Asset!





Return to the Abyss by Nouriel Roubini from May 14, 2010

Roubini talks about the current global financial crisis and past crises. Nouriel Roubini is an American professor of Economics at New York University's Stern School of Business and chairman of Roubini Global Economics, an economic consultancy firm. This is about 7 minutes.
Source: Return to the Abyss by Nouriel Roubini

From February 26, 2010, Marco Werman interviews Stephen Kinzer about his forthcoming book "Reset". Stephen Kinzer is a United States author and newspaper reporter. He is a veteran New York Times correspondent who has reported from more than fifty countries on five continents. This is about 14 minutes.
Source: PRI's The World: How We Got Here -- Stephen Kinzer's Reset: Iran, Turkey, and America's Future


From the movie "Gandhi" (1982) Mahandas K. Gandhi Tells British Authorities To Leave India. This is about 3 minutes.
Source: American Rhetoric: Movie Speech "Gandhi" (1982)





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