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African Historical Cartography: Developing New Means to Explore Alternate Narratives in African and Global Ecological History | EV & N 399 | CCTV YouTube Version New narratives of African and global history can now be constructed through the careful study of African historical cartography.

Rev. Liz Theoharis of Poor People’s Campaign Arrested in Protest over Voting Rights & Infrastructure

Democracy Now! Published on Jul 23, 2021 Nearly 100 women from around the United States were arrested outside the Supreme Court as they marked the 173rd anniversary of the first women’s rights convention at Seneca Falls with a protest calling … Continue reading

“No Soil. No Growing Seasons. Just Add Water and Technology:” The Recent Evolution & Tragic Trajectory of the World Food System | EV & N 398 | CCTV YouTube Version Human food systems are evolving simultaneously in two opposite directions on Earth.  One direction is evolving toward high-tech/petro-intensive agriculture.  The other direction is moving toward soil-restorative and solar sustainable techniques and technologies.  Only this second direction … Continue reading

Top 10 Prevalence of undernourishment – World Bank (2017) & UN SOFI (2018)|DataRankings

Data Rankings – Apr 8, 2020 The share of people who are undernourished was derived from the World Bank, World Development Indicators and the UN FAO State of Food Insecurity 2017. Global figures from 2005 onwards are from the UN … Continue reading

China and the “New Scramble” for Africa: (What is “new” about this?) | EV & N 396 | CCTV YouTube Version Further information which this program draws upon includes: “A new scramble for Africa.” “The new scramble for Africa | The Economist.” A “Scramble for Africa” Is Underway (…once again) and “What is the Belt and Road … Continue reading

A “Scramble for Africa” Is Underway (…once again) | EV & N 395 | CCTV YouTube Version Further information which this program draws upon includes: “A new scramble for Africa.” and “The new scramble for Africa | The Economist.” as well as: “AFRICA Episode 6 The Magnificent African Cake Written Presented by Basil … Continue reading

The “Overview Effect” & Transition Studies: Working for Sustainable Human Survival in a Finite Ecosystem | EV & N 394 | CCTV YouTube Version The “Overview Effect” is a phrase that was coined over fifty years ago to refer to the experience of astronauts who viewed Earth from the distance of outer space. More generally, it refers to the human … Continue reading

Gideon Levy & Noura Erakat on Israel’s Gaza Assault, U.S. Complicity and Ending the Occupation

Democracy Now! 896K subscribers SUBSCRIBED Published on May 20, 2021 A Palestinian man in a wheelchair, his pregnant wife and 3-year-old daughter are among the latest victims in Israel’s ongoing bombing campaign in Gaza, which is now in its 11th … Continue reading

Africa’s Industrious Revolution & The Atlantic Empires: The Prior Plantations & the Origins & Functioning of the Atlantic System

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Kate Masur, ‘Until Justice Be Done: America’s First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction’ | The Hutchins Center for African & African American Research

– Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021, 4:00pm Location: Virtual Lecture Register in advance for this webinar: Kate Masur’s new book reveals how Black and white activists in the antebellum North built a movement for racial equality and pushed it … Continue reading