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To Respect the Earth’s Limits — or Push Them? – Bill McKibben – The New York Times

By Bill McKibben   Jan. 31, 2018 THE WIZARD AND THE PROPHET Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow’s World By Charles C. Mann 640 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $28.95. In “The Wizard and the Prophet” Charles C. … Continue reading

Oliver Stone on the Personal Inspiration Behind ‘Snowden’

VICE Published on Sep 13, 2016 VICE News reporter, Jason Leopold, sits down with Academy Award winning director Oliver Stone, a man who never shies away from political controversy. In his most recent film ‘Snowden’, Stone tells the story of … Continue reading

A Gripping Account of One of the Most Brilliantly Organized Social Justice Campaigns in History

Th Film Archives Published on Sep 9, 2017 Adam graduated from Harvard in 1963 with a BA in History and Literature. As a college student, he spent a summer working on an anti-government newspaper in South Africa and subsequently worked … Continue reading

At What Point Do Trump Supporters Feel Betrayed?

The Big Picture RT Published on Feb 20, 2017 Les Leopold, The Labor Institute/Runaway Inequality: An Activist’s Guide to Economic Justice. According to economist Thomas Piketty, The poorest 50 percent of Americans have seen their incomes decline by a full … Continue reading

Soil — from dirt to lifeline: Fred Kirschenmann at TEDxManhattan

Food-matters TEDx Talks   Uploaded on Feb 3, 2012 http://www.tedxmanhattan.org/2012talks Fred Kirschenmann has been involved in sustainable agriculture and food issues for most of his life. He currently serves as both a Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture … Continue reading

Atul Singh: “The Global Rise of the Far Right” | Talks at Google

Talks at Google Published on Aug 15, 2016 From Japan and Philippines to the UK and the US, nationalism is on the rise. This is transforming politics by enabling the rise of the right and, more alarmingly, of the far-right. … Continue reading

Nature’s Second Chance: Restoring the Ecology of Stone Prairie Farm: Steven Apfelbaum

Renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold once wrote, “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it does otherwise.” Few have taken Leopold’s vision more to heart than … Continue reading

Harvard restores its famed Glass Flowers

Harvard University Published on May 17, 2016 Harvard’s Glass Flowers, the famed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, have returned to display in a refurbished gallery, which shows the iconic collection in new light — literally. The collection, … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: How to Stop the Fossil Fuel Industry From Wrecking Our World

Bill McKibben, TomDispatch | January 19, 2016 12:34 pm When I was a kid, I was creepily fascinated by the wrongheaded idea, current in my grade school, that your hair and your fingernails kept growing after you died. The lesson … Continue reading

Soil — from dirt to lifeline: Fred Kirschenmann

TEDx Talks Uploaded on Feb 3, 2012 http://www.tedxmanhattan.org/2012talks Fred Kirschenmann has been involved in sustainable agriculture and food issues for most of his life. He currently serves as both a Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at … Continue reading