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Doing Public Good by Former President Bill Clinton
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About doing public good as a private citizen.

Former President Bill Clinton (SFS'68) told an audience in Georgetown's historic Gaston Hall that being a good citizen in the 21st century "requires every thoughtful person to try to do some public good...We are on an unsustainable path to the future...the world is awash in too much in inequality and unsustainability." He ends with "If you want to serve you must begin with the stories."  Published on May 2, 2013

EarthSayer President Bill Clinton
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Equal Rights Agendment (ERA)
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The attempt through an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to grant equal rights to women. The Equality4women website, the EqualRightsAmendment website are two resources of many to reference in learning about the ERA.

The ERA: A Brief Introduction

  • Section 1. Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex.

  • Section 2. The Congress shall have the power to enforce, by appropriate legislation, the provisions of this article.

  • Section 3. This amendment shall take effect two years after the date of ratification.

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Climate Change Summit by State of Maryland
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The Governor, Martin O'Malley talks about State's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan and reducing emissions by 2020 and emphasized the need for collaboration between public and private sector.

EarthSayer Governor Martin O'Malley
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Community Organizing at Alliance for Nuclear Accountability Conference
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TalkingStickTV - Panel discussion on "Community Organizing: Stories From Local Groups" from the Conference of the Alliance for Nuclear Accountability "Celebrating 25 Years of Success"
recorded September 22, 2012 at the Good Shepard Center in Seattle, WA. Speakers include Ralph Hutchison with the Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance, Lisa Crawford with Fernald Residents for Environmental Safety and Health (FRESH), Marylia Kelley with Tri-Valley Communities Against a Radioactive Environment, Pamela Kingfisher with Native Americans for a Clean Environment, Natalia Mironova with the Russian Movement for Nuclear Safety and Bob Schaeffer with Public Policy Communications.

EarthSayers Lisa Crawford; Pamela Kingfisher; Bob Schaeffer
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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection High Risk Energy Sources More Details
Our Global Governance Crisis
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The onus falls on government to give us the systems, incentives and regulatory frameworks to enable sustainable development. We hope to see a sense of shared vision and objectives by governments at Rio+20, but historically, governments have shown a lack of courage.

Speakers include: Vandana Shiva, Jonathon Porritt, Jim MacNeill, Mark Moody-Stuart, David Suzuki, Kris GopalaKrishnan, Gro  Harlem Brundtland, Nitin Desai, and Achim Steiner.

EarthSayers Jim MacNeill; Achim Steiner; David Suzuki
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Give It Back! Oil and the Smart Citizen Dividend by Johnny West
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Why is it so hard to give it back? Citizen dividends in oil rich countries. Johnny West is a social entrepreneur and writer with 20 years professional experience in and around the oil industry. He began covering energy markets as a Reuters correspondent in the Middle East in the early 1990s.  He is founder of OpenOil and a transparency activist.

EarthSayer Johnny West
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The Story of Citizens United v. FEC (2011)
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Season Two launches on March 1st with The Story of Citizens United v. FEC, an exploration of the inordinate power that corporations exercise in our democracy, second in a series by Annie Leonard, The Story of Stuff.

EarthSayer Annie Leonard
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Storm Water Management by Grant Murphy
Static PreviewGrant Murphy is City Engineer, Engineering Services Division, Infrastructure Services Department for the City of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.  He discusses two recent innovations in Storm Water Management to include a user-fee model rather than one based on property taxes and a new credit policy.

Grant was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability, at the American Public Works Association's Sustainability in Public Works conference held June 27-29 in Portland, Oregon.
EarthSayer Grant Murphy
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Sustainability and Getting Better Answers by George Crombie
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George Crombie is President of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and senior faculty member for public works administration in the MPA program at Norwich University in Vermont. In this interview he discusses the importance of looking to nature (biomimicry), multi-disciplined approach to problem solving, applying the principles of culture, recognizing the importance of  leadership with vision and integrity, and always acting on behalf of the common good.



Mr. Crombie was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv in Portland, Oregon on July 28th, 2011 at the APWA Sustainability in Public Works Conference.

EarthSayer George Crombie
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On The Importance of Leadership by Nancy Kraushaar
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As Public Works Director and City Engineer of Oregon City, Nancy Kraushaar, P.E. directs a dedicated top-notch staff who are well-trained and committed to serving customer needs when it comes to public infrastructure and facilities. Their job is to deliver safe and reliable sewer, storm water, transportation, and potable water systems to their users. The Public Works staff plans, constructs, and maintains these systems with a close eye on high quality, progressive practices, controlling costs, and customer service. Oregon City was the first city in the United States west of the Rocky Mountains to be incorporated. It is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon.

Interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv at the APWA Sustainability conference in Portland, Oregon, June 27, 2011.

EarthSayer Nancy Kraushaar
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