Daily Archives: May 5, 2023

Professor Noam Chomsky – What Kind of Creatures are We?

OLLI at the University of Arizona – Jul 19, 2022

Noam Chomsky elaborates on fifty years of scientific development in the study of language, sketching how his own work has implications for the origins of language, the close relations that language bears to thought, and its eventual biological basis.

JPMorgan Chase & the Climate Crisis—How 2023 Shareholder Action Can Advance Corporate Accountability

Union of Concerned Scientists May 3, 2023

Follow This, Majority Action, Sierra Club Foundation, Stop the Money Pipeline, and the Union of Concerned Scientists hosted a virtual conversation on the climate, environmental justice, and human rights impacts of JPMorgan Chase’s financing of fossil fuels, and how shareholders can take action.

You can download a list of resources from the meeting chat.

Eric Wolff: Climate change in ice cores

The British Library May 16, 2013

Eric Wolff describes how cores of ice drilled from Antarctica and Greenland, are used to determine climate changes (and other changes) over the past 800,000 years. For more audio and video interview extracts from Eric Wolff, visit the Voices of Science website: www.bl.uk/voices-of-science/interviewees/eric-wolff

The Case Against ExxonMobil, Chevron, and other Fossil Fuel Companies

Union of Concerned Scientists Dec 12, 2022

Across the world, fossil fuel companies face a wave of new lawsuits. But what are the lawsuits based on—and what do we stand to gain? There’s a role for you in holding polluters accountable. Get involved: https://act.ucsusa.org/accountability

Green Team – First Religious Society of Newburyport

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Climate Inspirations Discussion Group

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Guilty: Four Proud Boys Convicted of Seditious Conspiracy for Role in Jan. 6 Insurrection

Democracy Now! May 5, 2023

Four members of the far-right Proud Boys organization, including former leader Enrique Tarrio, were convicted Thursday of seditious conspiracy for trying to keep Donald Trump in office by force after his 2020 election defeat to Joe Biden. The men could face decades in prison for their actions. A fifth defendant was found not guilty of seditious conspiracy but convicted on other charges. We look at the Proud Boys, their role in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, and where the extremist group goes from here, with HuffPost senior editor Andy Campbell, author of We Are Proud Boys: How a Right-Wing Street Gang Ushered In a New Era of American Extremism.

George W. Bush – The Best Bushisms – www.NBCUniversalArchives.com

NBCUniversal Archives Oct 24, 2013

Go to http://www.NBCUniversalArchives.com to license any portion of this video. This compilation let’s you relive the funniest and most outrageous moments of the George W. Bush presidency. From “human being and fish can coexist peacefully,” to “fool me once…”, all of the funniest gaffes, bloopers, and blunders from the 43rd presidency are here in this video.

The Chris Hedges Report: The truth about Ukraine with Medea Benjamin

The Real News Network – Nov 4, 2022



Peace activist and author Medea Benjamin joins The Chris Hedges Report to discuss the history of Ukraine as explained in her new book, War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict, co-authored with Nicholas Davies.

Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of Code Pink and author of Drone Warfare, Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the US Saudi Connection, and Inside Iran.

Watch The Chris Hedges Report live YouTube premiere on The Real News Network every Friday at 12PM ET: https://therealnews.com/chris-hedges-…

Listen to episode podcasts and find bonus content at The Chris Hedges Report Substack: https://chrishedges.substack.com/

Residents in southern Spain face drinking water shortage amid persistant drought

euronew – May 5, 2023


Local residents in villages to the north of Cordoba are receiving water deliveries by truck after record temperatures and drought caused a drinking water basin to dry up.

READ MORE : https://www.euronews.com/2023/05/05/r…