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A “Scramble for Africa” Is Underway (…once again) | EV & N 395 | CCTV YouTube Version

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

After the Green Revolution Who “Owns” Agriculture? The Fatal Mistake of Misplaced Market Metaphors | EV & N 386 | CCTV YouTube Version By treating agriculture as an industry, humankind is being guided by a misplaced metaphor that could prove fatal for them in the ecosystem. See related: The “Green Revolution:” Its Essence, Achievements & Aftermathand Some Troubling Chapters in … Continue reading

Nothing Can Grow Forever – Bill Shireman & Trammelll Crow

Facing Future Published on Feb 3, 2021 Trammell Crow & Bill Shireman join Dale and Stuart for a lively exploration of where we agree and disagree concerning the political-economics of the climate and ecological mess humanity is making of the … Continue reading

The “Green Revolution,” AGRA & the African Agricultural Narrative YouTube Version The “Alliance for the Green Revolution in Africa” (AGRA) has promoted petro-dependent agriculture in Africa though the use of high-response varieties of seeds and and the distribution of government-subsidized artificial fertilizers . It is failing to … Continue reading

Alternatives to “Green Revolution” Technology for Long-Term Agricultural Sustainability & Survival | EV & N 381 | CCTV YouTube Version Current forms of petro-intensive agriculture derived from “Green Revolution” technology are suicidal for the collective human community.   Fortunately, alternative forms of restorative and regenerative agriculture are available and now need to become widely adopted throughout the … Continue reading

The “Green Revolution:” Its Essence, Achievements & Aftermath

The “Green Revolution” developed largely as a result of the vision and leadership of Norman Borlaug and his supporters, collaborators and followers.  This revolution drastically changed the premise and organization of agriculture in human history.  In a record short period … Continue reading