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The Making of a ‘Banana Republic’…(without any bananas) | EV & N – 316 | CCTV YouTube Version Under its current leadership the United States is rapidly becoming a ‘banana republic’  — without any bananas.   Increasing signs of this transformation are apparent and pervasive.  The “free press” is a “free-market press,” and therefore substantially … Continue reading

Act Out! 213 – Front Line Battles & The War of Climate Change + Chaos Investors You Never Heard Of

Published on Jun 19, 2019 Updates from two front line climate fights – in the ancient forests of northern California and the harbor of New York City. Next, the biggest polluter on the planet is also the largest terrorist organization. … Continue reading

David Montgomery & Anne Bikle – Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life – Offstage

Published on Jun 26, 2019 Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life by Dave Montgomery and Anne Bikle David R. Montgomery is a MacArthur Fellow and professor of geomorphology at the University of Washington. He is an internationally … Continue reading

Crouching Tiger: John Mearsheimer on Strangling China & the Inevitability of War

Published on Mar 9, 2016 As part of the research for my Crouching Tiger book on the rise of China’s military and its companion documentary film, I interviewed 35 of the top experts in the world from all sides of … Continue reading

Preservation and Access: Rare & Valuable Historical Documents in the Age of the iTech | EV & N – 315 | CCTV YouTube Version Rare and valuable documents in the humanities have to be preserved but also made available for continued scholarly research and study.  In addition, the wider human community deserves to know more about its past and the … Continue reading

From Gallery to Reality (… and Back): The Display of Art and the Art of Display in the Digital Age | EV & N – 314 | CCTV YouTube Version Instant digital integration through QR codes makes it possible to link exhibits in galleries directly with their wider-world context beyond the gallery space. This provides a radically new and effective technology for museums of all sizes, … Continue reading

History in the Digital Age: New Technologies, New Data, New Insights, New Questions | EV & N – 313 – CCTV YouTube Version Recently developed digital technologies enable the elaboration of new insights and research strategies to learn more about the Atlantic slave trade and its aftermath.  At least three major digital initiatives have developed over the last several … Continue reading

Enduring Principles in a Changing Ecosystem: Revolutionary Metaphors for Human Survival in an Evolutionary World | EV & N – 312 | CCTV YouTube Version Humans did not create the ecosystem. We do not understand it. We cannot control it. We must not destroy it. Yet this is what we are doing. As the world water crisis illustrates, as a species … Continue reading

George Monbiot on U.K. Climate Emergency & the Need for Rebellion to Prevent Ecological Apocalypse

Democracy Now! Published on May 2, 2019 On Wednesday, the House of Commons became the first parliament in the world to declare a climate emergency. The resolution came on the heels of the recent Extinction Rebellion mass uprising that shut … Continue reading

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: U.S. Sanctions Have Devastated Venezuela & Killed Over 40,000 Since 2017