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William Winkel: "Detroit '67: The Myth of the Model City" | Talks at Google
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William Winkel is a researcher with the Detroit Historical Society and the co-manager of the Detroit ’67 Oral History Project. He contributed to the book, Detroit 1967: Origins, Impacts, and Legacies. He has conducted extensive fact-finding on this subject and performed dozens of interviews in this regard. Winkel is a graduate of Wayne State University. The Myth of the Model City will explore both the lead up to and the uprising in the City of Detroit in 1967. Understanding what led to the uprising is imperative to understand the unrest. Additionally, this lecture will seek to dispel the many myths that surround ‘67. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/iLMEK9

EarthSayer William Winkel
Date 6/5/2018 Format Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
DISAPPEARED part 1: Deadly Apprehension Methods
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Deadly Apprehension Methods: The Consequences of Chase and Scatter in the Wilderness.

Part 1 of a three-report series, Disappeared: How the US Border Enforcement Agencies Are Fueling a Missing Persons Crisis.

In this first report, we find that people who cross the border and are never seen again do not merely go missing, they are disappeared by the US border-enforcement system. Using surveys conducted in Nogales and data from Derechos's Missing Migrant Crisis Line, we find that the Border Patrol routinely chases border crossers into remote terrain causing them to scatter, become lost, and often die or disappear. 

To read the full report, go to www.thedisappearedreport.org.

Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection No More Deaths More Details
The Killing Fields of Texas by the Guardian
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The Killing Fields of Texas | Beyond the Border Pt.1.

Thousands of immigrants have died on the ranches of Brooks County, Texas.

Most of the deaths occur while migrants are trying to circumvent the US Border Patrol’s inland checkpoint and hike through rugged ranch lands. 

Some ranchers are taking up arms to fight back against the influx of migrants, while others are setting up water stations and trying to save their lives. However, as temperatures rise and the humanitarian crisis continues, the deaths are at an all-time high.

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Published on Aug 13, 2014

Date unknown Format News
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection No More Deaths More Details
Smart Citizens for a Smarter State by Beth Simone Noveck
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Streamed live on Feb 18, 2016

After huge successes at the helm of Obama's Open Government Initiative, Professor Beth Simone Noveck visits the RSA to outline a profound new vision of democracy one that is rooted in the knowledge and know-how of everyday people.

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EarthSayer Beth Simone Noveck
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Innovation and Sustainability More Details
Its your city: Stop complaining and start fixing by V. Naresh Narasimhan
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DIT - Do It Together

In his talk, Naresh Narasimhan talks about making the city livable by being aware of your environment, make an effort to know your city’s past and at last take responsibilities. He also say’s that paying taxes does not entitle a person to complain. We need to stop complaining and start fixing.

Naresh V Narasimhan is well known for his long-term association with Venkataramanan Associates (VA), an award-winning architectural firm. What resonates when you talk to him, is his enthusiasm and his role as an urbanist, activist, and creative entrepreneur in Bangalore.
Some of Naresh’s most recent initiatives include Cobalt, a vibrant co-working space in central Bangalore that uses spatial and social strategies to trigger serendipity at work.  Published on Mar 11, 2015

EarthSayer V. Naresh Narasimhan
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Design and Architecture More Details
The Collective Evolution III: The Shift
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Official Release 2014 by the Collective Evolution.

The Collective Evolution III is a powerful documentary that explores a revolutionary shift affecting every aspect of our planet. As the shift hits the fan, people are becoming more aware of the control structures that prevent us from experiencing our full potential. CE3 uses a different level of consciousness and scientific facts to bring clarity about the shift while dispelling myths about our true nature. It offers practical steps that we can implement right now to transition out of survival mode and into our more natural state of peace and co-operation . CE3 includes fascinating interviews with revolutionary speakers and people who are already opting out of the current socioeconomic system. The film examines hidden technologies and exciting alternatives for a bright limitless future. This is the most exciting time in the history of our world.

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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection The Sustainability Mindset More Details
Living Better Is Possible by Annie Leonard
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Annie Leonard is the Executive Director of Greenpeace U.S.A.and creator and board member of theStory of Stuff Project. Annie calls on citizens to become actively involved, exercise our citizen muscle, and to be passionate about our work as there are an infinite number of ways to become involved. She was interviewed at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in Portland, Oregon on October 28, 2014. Produced by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with Barry Heidt of GeoSpirit.tv. Published on Nov 6, 2014

There is a special collection here on EarthSayers.tv for Annie Leonard as a Sustainability Champion.View here.

EarthSayer Annie Leonard
Date unknown Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Transforming Our Economy More Details
Why Meaningful Progress Depends on Activists - Spotlight on Civil Society
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The first ripples of change often begin with civil society. Over time NGOs have used their speed, activism and collaborative approaches to influence actors within the UN process, as well as private sector players. Speakers include Jonathon Porritt, Vandana Shiva, Nitin Desai, Lester Brown, Bill Ford, Kris Gopaladrishman, Yolanda Kakabadse and Gro Harlem Brundtland.


EarthSayers Gro Harlem Brundtland; Jonathon Porritt; Vandana Shiva
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ray Anderson Memorial Interviews More Details
What is The Commons by Jay Walljasper
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Voices of Sustainability: All That We Share is the definition for The Commons as further described in Jay Walljasper's book of the same title and briefly in this snippet from a speech he gave at the Commons Convergence held in Portland, Oregon on May 7, 2011 by The Oregon Commons project. A popular speaker, veteran communications strategist and award-winning writer and editor, Jay Walljasper chronicles stories from around the world that point us toward a better and more enjoyable future. Walljasper is the author of All That We Share A Field Guide to the Commons (2011), The Great Neighborhood Book (2007) and Visionaries: People and Ideas to Change Your Life (2001). Click on book cover to order the book.

Videotaped by Ruth Ann Barrett, sustainability advocate and founder of www.earthsayers.tv, the voices of sustainability.

EarthSayer Jay Walljasper
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection The Sustainability Mindset More Details

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