Monthly Archives: June 2021

Gil Scott Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

lanklan Jul 9, 2009

Gil Scott Heron – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised Pieces of a Man (1971) Flying Dutchman/RCA – New York Johnny Pate – conductor Brian Jackson – piano Ron Carter – bass Pretty Purdie – drums Burt Jones – electric guitar Hubert Laws – flute, saxophone

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What led to the heat dome taking over Western Canada and the U.S.

CBC News: The National

Published on Jun 30, 2021

CBC meteorologist and science reporter Johanna Wagstaffe breaks down the combination of factors that led to the unprecedented heat in western North America — and how climate change plays a role in these extreme events.

Heat dome shifts east to Alberta with more record temperatures expected

CBC News: The National

Published on Jun 30, 2021

With the heat dome shifting east, Albertans are feeling its brunt and scrambling for fans, air conditioning and water to keep cool.

182 graves found near former residential school near Cranbrook, B.C.

CBC News: The National

Published on Jun 30, 2021

Pressure for a papal apology for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools is growing with the discovery of other unmarked grave sites near the location of a former residential school — this time near Cranbrook B.C. It’s unclear who was buried in the shallow graves, or how and when they died.

Sea Level Expert in Miami: “We Are Building Here Like There’s No Tomorrow — Maybe Th at’s Correct”

Democracy Now!

Published on Jun 30, 2021

As the death toll from the 13-story apartment building collapse in Florida rises to 12, with nearly 150 people still missing, we examine how the disaster raises new questions about how rising sea levels will impact oceanside buildings in Miami and other cities. “The reason this is so important is that either this is something unique to the building or this is a general problem that all the condos along the coasts of the world are going to have to deal with,” says Harold Wanless, a professor in geography and urban sustainability at the University of Miami who leads a project called The Invading Sea, a collaborative effort by news organizations across Florida to address the threat of sea level rise.

Pelosi Poised to Appoint Panel to Investigate Jan. 6 Capitol Attack

VOA News

Republicans say select committee is partisan and repetitive

America: A ‘Democratic Empire’ In Decline? Oct 28, 2010

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British author John Keane discusses the negative reviews that his recent work, The Life and Death of Democracy, has received from American critics. In the book, Keane makes a bleak forecast for the United States as an empire whose dominance is on the wane.

At the Byron Bay Writers Festival, in conversation with Griffith Review Editor Julianne Schultz, Professor John Keane talks us through the rise and fall of democracies and empires, from a primarily historical perspective.

From the very first Platonic democracy of Ancient Greece, Keane argues, through the ages of the civil rights movement, apartheid, the women’s vote, through to the world’s first black president, the institution of Democracy has aided civilization in avoiding hubris. It has also helped to humble power and, as Churchill liked to say, democracy is still “the best weapon we have against stupidity.”

Keane argues that democracy is not only practiced in the parliament but, since 1945, has become increasingly involved at the grass roots, whereby the citizen is more inclined to have her say via diverse power-scrutinizing, problem-solving groups, such as online monitoring agencies.

The flipside of all this monitoring, he argues, is that politicians are more fearful of their public. – Australian Broadcasting Corporation

John Keane is an Australian-born British political theorist. Educated at the Universities of Adelaide, Toronto and Cambridge, Keane is currently Professor of Politics at the University of Sydney. He still spends some of his time as visiting professor there. In 1989, Keane founded the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster. In recent years, Keane has held the Karl Deutsch Professorship in Berlin and served as Gavron Fellow of the think-tank, Institute for Public Policy Research.

John Perkins – The Secret History of the American Empire

MarlboroCollege – Dec 18, 2009 – Author John Perkins spoke at Marlboro College on 4/23/08. Drawing on experiences described in his two New York Times bestsellers, Perkins describes the post-WWII era as one that created history’s first truly global empire — mostly through economics, rather than the military. Now we find ourselves catapulted toward a future that appears catastrophic to many people; however, in Perkins’s view it offers great opportunities. Identifying corporations as “the most influential institutions on the planet,” he challenges us to transform ourselves and the companies that so deeply impact our lives. He presents a plan for creating a world “that will make our children proud of us.” John Perkins spent three decades as an Economic Hit Man, business executive, author, and lecturer. He lived and worked in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and North America. Then he made a decision: he would use these experiences to make the planet a better place for his daughters generation. Today he teaches about the importance of rising to higher levels of consciousness, to waking up — in both spiritual and physical realms — and is a champion for environmental and social causes.

Why Climate Change Will Make Russia a Superpower Again

RealLifeLore – May 28, 2021

Why Turkey is Transforming Istanbul Into an Island

RealLifeLore– Jun 19, 2021