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70 Years & Counting 2 – Economic Development

CGTNOct 8, 2019 New China’s 70 years have witnessed the greatest economic transformation in human history. How did China do it? What were the milestones? What were the guiding concepts? What driving principles have enabled China’s economic miracle? We look … Continue reading

Greta Thunberg & Her Detractors: The “Exceptionalist” Narrative and the Psychology of Climate Denial – Pt. 1 | EV & N #327 | CCTV YouTube Version Greta Thunberg has a clear messge, but some climate change denialists are trying hard to discredit her voice.   In the process, however, they demonstrate their own ignorance and complete lack of understanding of both Greta Thunberg’s … Continue reading

Greta Thunberg’s Grand Achievement and Enduring Challenge: Can We Survive the Institutions We Have Created? | EV & N #326 | CCTV YouTube Version In just one year, Greta Thurnberg’s school strike to challenge the Swedish Parliament to take effective action on climate change has become a global inspiration for children and citizens groups to take direct action and demand … Continue reading

“Beaten Down, Worked Up”: Steven Greenhouse on the UAW Strike & the State of American Labor

Published on Sep 18, 2019 As UAW workers stand on picket lines across the country, teachers prepare to strike in Chicago, and thousands of healthcare workers with Kaiser Permanente plan to strike in October, we speak with longtime labor reporter … Continue reading

SHOCKING & Wasteful Price of Nuclear Power Revealed

Thom Hartmann Program Published on Sep 10, 2019 A whopping $49 billion has been recently been spent in the US on propping up 15 aging reactors through subsidies and building two new — and still incomplete — ones. How did … Continue reading

Overcoming the Multiple Legacies of European Colonialism: Can The West Survive Its Most Cherished Historical Myths? – Part 1 & 2 | EV & N – 324 & 325| CCTV YouTube Version There are many legacies of Europe’s and America’s colonial past that are problematic and threaten the future survival of humanity. YouTube Version The entire human community needs quickly to overcome the three enduring myths … Continue reading

The Kochs & the Nazis: Book Reveals Billionaires’ Father Built Key Oil Refinery for the Third Reich

Published on Jan 20, 2016 – In her new book, “Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right,” New Yorker reporter Jane Mayer explores how the Koch brothers and fellow right-wing billionaires … Continue reading

Can the World’s “Leaders” Catch Up to the Global Citizens and the World’s Children? | EV & N 323 | CCTV YouTube Version So-called “World leaders” have demonstrated massive ignorance and sustained incompetence in coming to any effective global solution to limit carbon emissions and reduce the impact of coming climate change. The question now is simple: Can global … Continue reading

We Are Now All Migrants on a Burning Planet: There is No Place to Hide and No Other Place to Go | EV & N 322 | CCTV YouTube Version The “Climate Change and Land” Special Report of August 2019 from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)  has indicated that fossil-fuel-driven climate change is displacing farmers in the Global South which will lead to hundreds … Continue reading

Indian flash floods: At least 66 killed & 360,000 evacuated

RT Published on Aug 11, 2019 At least 66 people have died and some 360,000 have moved to relief camps following flash floods and mudslides caused by days of torrential rains in the southern Indian states of Kerala and Karnataka, … Continue reading