Thursday, October 4, 2012

The Vicious Circle of Inequality

Joseph Stiglitz
With the richest 1 percent of Americans controlling an estimated 40 percent of the country’s wealth, Stiglitz argues against the vicious circle of inequality. Stiglitz offers his plan for changing the current fiscal and budgetary policies.

Joseph Stiglitz is a Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, a Professor at Columbia University and author of The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future.  Joan Walsh is Editor at Large at and the moderator.
Source: Joseph Stiglitz: The Price of Inequality

William deBuys
The West in Flames

William deBuys provides an update on the recent heat waves and droughts across the country and where we are heading with climate change. He is an environmental activist and author of A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest.
Source: The West in Flames

Catarina Ostlund
Euro Trash Powers Sweden

Sweden’s waste-to-energy program converts household trash into energy, providing electricity and heating to hundreds of thousands of homes across the nation. Bruce Gellerman spoke with Catarina Ostlund of the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency about the program.
Source: Euro Trash Powers Sweden

Daniel Sperling
Reducing Auto Emissions in California

The California State government has mandated that by 2025, 15 percent of new cars sold in the state must have zero or near-zero emissions. Daniel Sperling, the director of the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California Davis, talks to Bruce Gellerman about this goal.
Source: Keeping Emissions Down in California

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Music and short speeches includes Will Rogers, Johnny Cash - Abraham Lincoln - Gettysburg, Barry Goldwater 6-16-1964, The Lion King - Circle Of Life, Huey Long, Ronald Reagan 10-27-1964, Terry Gangstad - Life Size Barbie, R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)

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