Daily Archives: September 6, 2017

India’s World – Indian firms in Africa land rush

Published on Feb 19, 2013

Guests: Anuradha Mittal (Founder, The Oakland Institute, USA) Obang Methi (Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia); Vivek Katju (Former Diplomat) Anchor: Bharat Bhushan


Africa Land Grab: New Century, More Colonisers

Published on Sep 13, 2011

Indian companies acquire land in Africa at throw away prices to ensure India’s food security. Prof Jayati Ghosh analyses the issue and offers alternative solutions.


The Right to Food: Corporate, Foreign Gov’t Land Grab Causing Hunger in Poor Countries

Published on Oct 28, 2010

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter, speaks to Democracy Now! about his recent warning that some 500 million small farmers in poor countries are suffering from hunger, partly because foreign countries and corporations have bought up large tracts of land. We’re also joined by Smita Narula, author of a new study suggesting that many of the land deals in Africa and South Asia lack transparency and could threaten local communities with eviction, undermine their livelihoods, and endanger their access to food.

Jim Harkness discusses reforms in China’s agriculture sector

CGTN America
Published on Sep 6, 2017

For more on China’s rural reforms, CGTN’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Jim Harkness, senior adviser on China and former president of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.


Capitalism Could Decide The Future Of Extreme Storms (w/Guest Dr.Christian Parenti PhD)

Thom Hartmann Program
Published on Sep 6, 2017

This Could be the 6th Extinction (w/Guest David Helvarg)

Thom Hartmann Program
Published on Sep 6, 2017


Noam Chomsky (September 07, 2017 ) – The Alien perspective on humanity!

Noam Chomsky
Published on Sep 6, 2017

Great Solar Flare | September 6, 2017

Published on Sep 6, 2017

14th Largest Flare Ever Recorded, Largest in 12 Years

After Harvey, Questions About Who Takes The Lead On Rebuilding | On Point

Gaston Kirby, left, is helped by friend Juan Minutella after gathering the last of his belongings from his flooded home in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 in Houston. (David J. Phillip/AP)

September 06, 2017
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, calls for a green ‘New Deal’ to brace the nation for natural disasters ahead.

Hurricane Harvey’s barely moved out and massive Irma is moving in from the Atlantic. In the West, wildfires are raging all over the place – 80 at last count, including the biggest ever in LA. Many hearts were warmed by scenes of Houstonians rescuing one another with motor boats and monster trucks. But now it’s bigger questions on deck. Like how many federal billions will it take for recovery. And do we need a “green New Deal” to survive this century. This hour, On Point: is it time for a green New Deal? –Tom Ashbrook.


Dianna Hunt, Metro Editor for the Houston Chronicle. (@DiannaHunt)

Rebecca Elliott, Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. Author of the forthcoming book, “Underwater: Floods and the Governance of Climate Change Risk in the United States.” (@RebsFE)

William McKenzie, Editorial Director for the George W. Bush Institute at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Former editorial columnist for The Dallas Morning News. (@Bill_McKenzie)

Exxon Knew About Climate Change in the 70s

Published on Jan 5, 2016

Oil giant Exxon knew about the catastrophic effects of man-caused climate change as far back as the 1970s, according to documents unearthed by the Pulitzer Prize winning Inside Climate News, the Los Angeles Times, and Columbia School of Journalism.