Daily Archives: January 28, 2014

Conversations w/Great Minds – Leigh Gallagher – Peak Suburbia?

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Published on Jan 28, 2014

Leigh Gallagher, Fortune /The End of The Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving joins Thom Hartmann. In the 1960s and 1970s – Americans fled decaying cities for the peace and quiet of the suburbs. Now – their children are fleeing the suburbs for the hustle and bustle of the big city. Is this trend just a blip on the demographic radar or a sign that suburban life is on its way to the dustbin of history?

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Conversations w/Great Minds – Leigh Gallagher – Where Millennials will move to…

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If There’s Global Warming … Why Is It So Cold?


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Published on Jan 28, 2014

It’s that time of year, the perennial “It’s snowing so it can’t be warming” season – or, as scientists call it, “winter”. Depends on where you’re standing, actually — I stood on a frozen lake with Dr. Jeff Masters to discuss the current planetary changes, but at the same time, in Alaska, historic warm temperatures were unfolding, and across the west, the deepest drought in decades.

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Ground to Cloud: Monitoring Brazil’s Amazon Forests

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NOVA – Hurricane Katrina The Storm That Drowned A City

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Published on Aug 29, 2012

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Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself – The Real News Network


Part 1:
Understanding the Imperialist System Changed My Life – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay, that the Vietnam War made it clear there was no way to a more rational capitalism and there had to be fundamental change

Part 2:
Nuclear Attack on Japan was Opposed by American Military Leadership – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that President Truman used the A-bomb to make a “diplomatic” point to the Soviet Union, not out of military necessity

Part 3:
Capitalism in Long Term Stagnation and Decay – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that if you concentrate wealth at the top, there’s not enough purchasing power to make the rest of the system work

Part 4:
The Promise and Limitations of Worker Co-ops – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that the experience of Spain’s Mondragon, the world’s largest workers’ co-op, shows that workers’ ownership can go to scale, but on their own co-ops will not transform society or the economy

Part 5:
What Would You Do If You Had Political Power? – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)
Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay there are existing models that point to what a new economy and politics might look like

Full sequence of interviews is available at:
http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=832&Itemid=74&jumival=1126

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Robert Reich: Where is America Going?

University of California Television (UCTV)

Uploaded on Feb 7, 2008

Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor and now Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, looks ahead at US economic trends , the impact of globalization, and future job prospects in this “Homecoming” address to parents of UC students. Reich doesn’t promise perfect clairvoyance, but he does provide a way to think about the politico-economic issues that will shape this century. Series: “Richard and Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley” [11/2006] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 12013]

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The Dark Side of Globalization – part 1


University of California Television (UCTV)

Uploaded on Jan 23, 2008

Trafficking and transborder crime to, through and from Eastern Europe. Series: “UCLA International Institute” [9/2004] [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 8774]

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