Published on Oct 6, 2014
French economist Thomas Piketty caused a sensation in early 2014 with his book on a simple, brutal formula explaining economic inequality: r is greater than g (meaning that return on capital is generally higher than economic growth). Here, he talks through the massive data set that led him to conclude: Economic inequality is not new, but it is getting worse, with radical possible impacts.
Published on Oct 5, 2010
http://www.ted.com As the world faces recession, climate change, inequity and more, Tim Jackson delivers a piercing challenge to established economic principles, explaining how we might stop feeding the crises and start investing in our future.
Published on Jan 12, 2007
http://www.ted.com With stunning photos and stories, National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the world’s indigenous cultures, which are disappearing from the planet at an alarming rate.
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Published on Aug 4, 2016
Farron Cousins, Ring of Fire Radio/DeSmog Blog/Trial Lawyer Magazine joins Thom. Many progressives think that conservatives are unanimous in their denial of climate change. Well – they couldn’t be more wrong