Thursday, January 3, 2013

Reinventing the American Economy

James Gustave Speth
Presidential advisor and Vermont Law professor James Gustave Speth talks about his manifesto for a new economy. Speth explains to Steve Curwood how to reinvent the American economy that values nature and quality of life over GDP.
Source: America the Possible

How Afghanistan Was Lost

News journalist Gareth Porter discusses how the U.S. quietly lost the IED War in Afghanistan. Gareth Porter, an investigative historian and journalist specialising in U.S. national security policy, received the Gellhorn Prize for journalism for 2011 for articles on the U.S. war in Afghanistan.  He is interviewed by Scott Horton.
Source: 10/17/12 Gareth Porter

Sacramento River
California Floods

Evaluating disaster risk has become a major industry and researchers in California are working to reinvent how it’s done. Lauren Sommer explores responding to disasters.
Source: Delta Risk

Download or Play American Economy & Afghanistan
Download or Play Afghanistan Part 2
Download or Play Afghanistan & California
Download or Play Mary McLeod Bethune

Music includes Dave Lippman - The Evil of Access, David Rovicsc - Who Will Tell the People, Dr. King - Nonviolence is the Most Powerful Weapon, Monty Pythons - The Galaxy Song, Freeman Z - New Orleans, Clark Gable - Puttin' On The Ritz, Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass - Tijuana Taxi, Mary McLeod Bethune, Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass - Zorba the Greek, Terry Gangstad - Chest hair Club, The Marx Brothers - The Collected Speeches Of Groucho, The Gettysburg Address, Frank Sinatra - Thats Life, Paul French - Kumbaya, Stephen Longfellow Fiske - Earth Anthem

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