Daily Archives: March 18, 2019

Dan Golden On How Jared Kushner Pre-Dated The College Admissions Scam


WGBH News
Published on Mar 18, 2019

When the school admissions scam broke last week, renewed attention was given to a story that reporter Dan Golden first uncovered in 2006: the likely role that a large family donation played in getting Jared Kushner accepted into Harvard. Golden first exposed this tale, and other legal-yet-questionable ways that wealthy families secure school slots for their children, in his book, ‘The Price Of Admission: How America’s Ruling Class Buys Its Way Into Elite Colleges – and Who Gets Left Outside The Gates.’ Jim Braude was joined by Dan Golden.

Noam Chomsky on Marxism

Chomsky’s Philosophy
Published on Mar 7, 2019

Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zx6Vl…

Noam Chomsky on Adam Smith

Chomsky’s Philosophy
Published on Dec 5, 2014

Chomsky on Adam Smith and “The Invisible Hand”

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Noam Chomsky on free market capitalism.

Noam Chomsky – Surveillance Capitalism

Chomsky’s Philosophy
Published on Mar 18, 2019

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White Nationalism In The White House

WGBH News
Published on Mar 18, 2019

After a terrorist killed 50 people and injured another 50 in two New Zealand mosques last week, President Trump has downplayed the threat of white supremacist groups. His response echoes his well-known soft stance toward neo-Nazis following the 2017 Charlottesville attack — and stands in sharp contrast to his various attacks on Muslims and migrants from Central America as ‘invaders’ threatening the United States. Jim Braude was joined by Andrea Cabral, former public safety secretary and Suffolk County sheriff; and Nadeem Mazen, a former Cambridge city councilor.

Judge Napolitano’s take on college admissions scandal and Facebook investigation

Fox Business

Published on Mar 14, 2019

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano on the fallout from the college admissions scandal and reports there is a criminal investigation into Facebook. FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the world — FBN launched in October 2007 and is the leading business network on television, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX, FBN has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London.

‘Birth Strike’ activist defends decision not to have kids because of climate change

Fox News

Published on Mar 16, 2019

‘Birth Strike’ founder says she’s too afraid to have children because of the imminent collapse of civilization due to climate change.

The environmental cost of free two-day shipping

Vox

Published on Nov 17, 2017

What’s the environmental impact of online shopping and what are the solutions to make it more sustainable? Climate Lab is produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series demystifies topics like nuclear power, food waste and online shopping to make them more approachable and actionable for those who want to do their part. Sanjayan is an alum of UC Santa Cruz, a Visiting Researcher at UCLA and the CEO of Conservation International.

Climate Lab – UCLA

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Conservation scientist and UCLA visiting researcher Dr. M. Sanjayan explores the surprising ways we can change how we think and act about climate change. Climate Lab is produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Visit https://www.universityofcalifornia.ed… for more.

Scientists really aren’t the best champions of climate science

Vox

Published on May 24, 2017

Facts and data alone won’t inspire people to take action in the fight against global warming. So what will? This is the sixth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan, the videos explore the surprising elements of our lives that contribute to climate change and the groundbreaking work being done to fight back. Featuring conversations with experts, scientists, thought leaders and activists, the series takes what can seem like an overwhelming problem and breaks it down into manageable parts: from clean energy to food waste, religion to smartphones. Sanjayan is an alum of UC Santa Cruz and a Visiting Researcher at UCLA. Taking action on global warming doesn’t stop here. Check out this video on the the power of the African-American church in the fight against climate change: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wmoxz…

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