Jamie Gamble, former partner at the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. He spent 15 years working as a corporate lawyer. Volunteer director of the Justice Index, a program of the National Center for Access to Justice.
“Climate change; millions of people displaced by war, crime and poverty; epidemic income insecurity draining the good-will and hope required for democracy to work; authoritarian fever rising in response; multitudes rejecting compassion in fear that the world they cherish is lost if ‘us’ isn’t protected from ‘them’; dirty water, toxic soil and urban air that sometimes can’t be seen through let alone breathed.
Anderson Cooper of CNN AC 360 talks about African Americans returning home to Ghana. He interviews Seestah IMAHKUS owner of One Africa Guest House (www.oneafricaghana.com) a few miles from Cape Coast & Elmina Dungeons. IMAHKUS is from NYC and has been living in Ghana for almost 20 years and love the tropical life. Ghana is one of the most incredible places in Africa and the world. You have to be there to experience the experience of a lifetime. Visit our website www.africafortheafricans.org for information on tours to Ghana and other historical countries in Africa. Family please support our Go Fund me so we can build an African Diaspora Village to help our people to come home to Africa. https://www.gofundme.com/repatriation…
Benin Plaques, Edo peoples, Benin kingdom, Nigeria c. 1530-1570, Edo peoples, Benin kingdom, Nigeria (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)
Speakers: Dr. Kathryn Wysocki Gunsch, Teel Curator of African and Oceanic Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Dr. Beth Harris
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
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