Daily Archives: April 21, 2015

Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization

Center for Process Studies

Published on Mar 9, 2015
Check out (http://www.whitehead2015.com)

Alternative-Conf

Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization

June 4–7, 2015
Pomona College
Uniting the Tenth International Whitehead Conference and Ninth International Conference on Ecological Civilization.

An international conference bringing together some 1,000 presenters across more than 80 fields of specialty for the most ambitious trans-disciplinary event held on behalf of the planet.

Plenary speakers:
Bill McKibben, Founder, 350.org
Vandana Shiva, TIME’s “Hero” of the environment
Sheri Liao, China’s leading environmental activist
John B. Cobb, Jr., Intellectual architect of conference events
Herman Daly, Father of ecological economics
Wes Jackson, Pioneer in perennial agriculture
David Griffin, Founder of constructive postmodern thought

For the Press Release, visit:
http://fore.yale.edu/files/Seizing_an_Alternative–Press_Release.pdf

For the Poster, visit:
http://fore.yale.edu/files/Seizing_an_Alternative–Poster.pdf

Register at:
http://www.ctr4process.org/whitehead2015/

For more information, visit:
http://www.pandopopulus.com/conference/

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5 Years Since the BP Gulf Disaster…and it’s Not Over Yet


thomhartmann

Published on Apr 21, 2015

Thom Hartmann talks with Dahr Jamail, Investigative Journalist / Staff Writer-Truthout, Website: www.truthout.org, about how victims of the BP Gulf oil spill are suing the attorney appointed to handle compensation.

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Where’s the Media When Hillary Wants to Take Down Billionaires?


thomhartmann

Published on Apr 21, 2015

Thom Hartmann wonders why the media tries to hide the fact that Hillary Clinton wants to go after billionaires?

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Captain arrested for deadly migrant shipwreck


PBS NewsHour

Published on Apr 21, 2015

The few survivors of the Mediterranean’s worst-ever migrant boat sinking arrived in Sicily overnight. The boat’s Tunisian captain and one Syrian crew member were taken into custody on suspicion of smuggling, reckless homicide and causing a shipwreck. At least 800, and up to 900, are believed dead, some of whom were allegedly locked below deck. Judy Woodruff reports.

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Ethics Of Sustainbility | Rafaela Hillerbrand


TEDx Talks

Published on Apr 21, 2015

Rafaela Hillerbrand discusses the ethical concerns of sustainabe technology.
Rafaela Hillerbrand is associate professor in the field of philosophy of engineering and philosophy of science at TU Delft.

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Cyprus reunification hopes edge toward reality


euronews (in English)

Published on Apr 16, 2015

There is growing optimism that stalled peace talks in Cyprus might resume. A dispute over offshore gas reserves led to their suspension last year. The UN Special Adviser on Cyprus, Norwegian Espen Barth Eide, has said he sees no obstacle, once the elections in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus are over.

Since 1974, when Turkey invaded in response to a Greek Cypriot coup backed by the junta then ruling in Athens, Cyprus has been divided into the Turkish Cypriot-inhabited no…
READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2015/04/16/cy…

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Migrant ship captain accused of multiple homicide over shipwreck


euronews (in English)

Published on Apr 21, 2015

The captain of the migrant ship involved in Sunday’s disaster off Libya has been detained in Sicily, alongside a crew member – both suspected of smuggling migrants to their deaths.

Facing charges of multiple homicide, its claimed Captain Mohammed Ali Malek, 27, steered his severely overloaded boat into a collision with a merchant ship coming to its rescue.

Despite the consequences – up to 900 dead – the Tunisian Captain and a Syrian crew member, named as Mahmud Bikhit, 25, were seen smiling on…
READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2015/04/21/mi…

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