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The Rich are Taxed Enough: A Riech-Laffer Debate
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Robert Reich and Mark Zandi debate Glenn Hubbard and Arthur Laffer on the topic: The Rich Are Taxed Enough. Moderated by John Donvan.

How do we fix the economy? The U.S. government's budget deficit is nearing a trillion dollars for the fourth straight year and unemployment remains high. With the Bush-era tax cuts that are set to expire at the end of 2012, what is the best move for continued economic recovery? President Obama says we should raise taxes on those making more than $250,000 to reduce the deficit. Others say that the richest 1% already pay more than a quarter of all federal taxes and higher taxes for job creators would slow economic growth. Are the nation's wealthiest not paying their "fair share," or should tax breaks be extended for everyone in the name of job creation?

EarthSayers Glenn Hubbard; Robert Reich; Mark Zandi
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Inequality for All (trailer)
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A passionate argument on behalf of the middle class, INEQUALITY FOR ALL features Robert Reich—professor, best-selling author, and Clinton cabinet member—as he demonstrates how the widening income gap has a devastating impact on the American economy. The film is an intimate portrait of a man who's overcome a great deal of personal adversity and whose lifelong goal remains protecting those who are unable to protect themselves. Published on Aug 7, 2013

EarthSayer Robert Reich
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Wild Law by Peter Burdon
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Do we have enought time?  What is driving the environmental crisis?   Wild Law – In Practice aims to facilitate the transition of Earth Jurisprudence from theory into to practice. Law perpetuates the ecological crisis and needs to be radically reconfigured to facilitate a viable human presence on the Earth. Peter Burdon is a Senior Lecturer at the Adelaide Law School. His PhD was in the field of ecological law and won the Bonython Prize and a University of Adelaide Research Medal for best original thesis. Since 2005 Peter has worked with Friends of the Earth Adelaide in the Clean Futures Collective.  Published on Aug 25, 2013

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The Limbo Game of Savings: Dean Karlan
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Dean Karlan discusses the importance of knowing people and knowing language to change human behavior. With these findings, Dean has developed innovative mechanisms to increase savings in communities across the developing world.

Dean Karlan is a Professor of Economics at Yale University. Karlan is President of Innovations for Poverty Action, a non-profit organization

TEDxMiddlebury Published on Aug 18, 2013

EarthSayer Dean Karlan
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Economics of Circular Economy by Tim Jackson
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Tim Jackson is the UK's first Professor of Sustainable Development and Director of the Research group on Lifestyles, Values and Environment (RESOLVE) at the University of Surrey's Centre for Environmental Strategy.

Published on Mar 13, 2012

EarthSayer Tim Jackson
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End the Take, Make and Dispose Economy by Ken Webster
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Ken Webster - Head of Learning from The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (UK) introduces the concept of a circular economy. The end of the era of cheap fossil fuels and key materials, coupled with rising population and anxieties around water resources, food production and harmful wastes, demonstrates the need for rethinking our model of production and consumption, not merely patching it up. Let's re-think, re-design and build a positive future.

EarthSayer Ken Webster
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The circular economy: from consumer to user
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Published on Jan 7, 2013

With the price of resources and energy becoming increasingly volatile, can today's linear economy work in the long term?

What if we didn't buy the goods we use, but instead favoured access and performance over ownership? This short animation from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation introduced the idea, and suggests how it could work for businesses, users, and the wider economy.

A performance model is part of the solution when making the transition to a regenerative circular economy.

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Get Loopy! by Steve Punt
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A mad professor (comedian Steve Punt) questions whether the way we do things now makes sense and asks us to Get Loopy...

Uploaded on Sep 1, 2010
Find out more about the circular economy here.

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EarthSayer Steve Punt
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Launch of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2010
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02 September 2010 - The Science Museum in London, a showcase of the most world-changing innovations in modern times, was the venue for Ellen MacArthur to announce the launch of her new Foundation, which is calling for people to 're-think, re-design and build a sustainable future'. Uploaded on Sep 7, 2010

EarthSayer Ellen MacArthur
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Ellen MacArthur on The Circular Economy
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Ellen takes us on a journey to investigates how insights from living systems might offer some of the answers to how we can re-design our future, in a world of increasing finite materials and energy.

Uploaded on Sep 2, 2010

Find out more about the circular economy here.
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EarthSayer Ellen MacArthur
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