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New PBS documentary explores evolution of black colleges & universities in America

CBS News Published on Feb 19, 2018 A new film is taking a look at the challenges and achievements of historically black colleges and universities in the U.S. Stanley Nelson, documentary filmmaker and director of the film, “Tell Them We … Continue reading

Why Wall Street Recovers But the Economy Never Does: How Money & Finance Work (2016)

Fracking & Fresh Water: Can the Public Survive the Myopia of Corporations in a Changing Climate? | EV & N 268 – CCTV YouTube Version Fresh water supplies are going to be scarce in many coastal cities as seas rise. On land corporations are permanently polluting and destroying fresh water aquifers surface water drainage system and in the process of fracking … Continue reading

Directorate S: Steve Coll on the CIA & America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan & Pakistan

Democracy Now! Published on Feb 8, 2018 – The U.S. is intensifying its air war in Afghanistan as U.S. Central Command has announced it is shifting military resources from Iraq and Syria back to Afghanistan, where the United States … Continue reading

Mapping an Uncertain Future: Place, Space and Sea-Level Rise in the Post-Columbian City | EV & N – 267 | CCTV YouTube Version Sea-level rise changes everything for the post-Columbian city like Boston. We need to learn to re-think and re-map all our concepts of place and space, especially our mental maps so we can overcome the psychological impulse … Continue reading

Living on the Water: Sea Level Change from Venice to Boston & Venetian Art & Architecture

Boston College Published on Oct 12, 2017 Living on the Water: Coasts, Development, and Sea Level Change from Venice to Boston  EESC170201 – Gail Kineke, Earth and Environmental Sciences & Living on the Water: Venetian Art, Architecture, and the Environment, ARTH170101  … Continue reading

Sea level rise – fact & fiction: John Englander at TEDxBocaRaton

TEDx Talks Published on Jun 11, 2014 Sea level is rising for the first time in thousands of years. Oceanographer John Englander, author of “High Tide On Main Street” explains why it is unstoppable, regardless of efforts to be ‘green’ … Continue reading

“What can we say to our children?” Adult Talk on Speaking with Children about Science and Survival | EV & N – 266 | CCTV YouTube version It is high time to have some straight and honest conversations with our children (and their children) about the grim world we are bequeathing to them.  This will not be easy, and perhaps that is why … Continue reading

Reports: Pentagon Preparing for War with N. Korea & Developing New Nuclear Weapons

Jan 16, 2018 The New York Times reports the Pentagon is quietly preparing for a potential war with North Korea, with the U.S. military launching a series of war games and exercises from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to the skies … Continue reading

Kevin Anderson: Paris, climate & surrealism: how numbers reveal another reality

Cambridge Climate Lecture Series Published on Apr 17, 2017 Visit: The Paris Agreement’s inclusion of “well below 2°C” and “pursue … 1.5°C” has catalysed fervent activity amongst many within the scientific community keen to understand what this more ambitious … Continue reading