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In a country as rich as America, why is there so little outcry about the ever-increasing economic divide between the very wealthy and everyone else? Media scholar Marty Kaplan points to our well-fed appetite for media distraction. Later on the show, acclaimed historian Gary May puts the recent Supreme Court decision gutting the Voting Rights Act into historical perspective. Published on Jul 12, 2013
The unprecedented level of economic inequality in America is undeniable. In an extended essay, Bill shares examples of the striking extremes of wealth and poverty across the country, including a video report on California's Silicon Valley. There, Facebook, Google, and Apple are minting millionaires, while the area's homeless -- who've grown 20 percent in the last two years -- are living in tent cities at their virtual doorsteps.
Social equality illustration by Brandon Cripps.
Published on Apr 11, 2013
Elevating fresh water conservation issues to policiy level through partnership between Coca-Cola and WWF. Need to find more urgent ways to find new models that we insure prosperity and environmental conservation together.
Money's an agreement. It has no value all by itself. Starting from here, Mr. Eisenstein opens the door to thinking of how our basic human needs are unmet and this problem is not solved by money.
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Published on Mar 1, 2012
Directed by Ian MacKenzie
Produced by Velcrow Ripper, Gregg Hill, Ian MacKenzie
Barry Schwartz makes a passionate call for practical wisdom as an antidote to a society gone mad with bureaucracy. He argues powerfully that rules often fail us, incentives often backfire, and practical, everyday wisdom will help rebuild our world. Uploaded on Feb 16, 2009
Barry Schwartz studies the link between economics and psychology, offering startling insights into modern life. Lately, working with Ken Sharpe, he's studying wisdom.
CONTINUUM is about the awakening of our planet.
It is a feature documentary telling the story of our interconnection with each other, the planet, and the universe.
We hope that this documentary will change the way we think as a species – to stop seeing ourselves as separate from each other, from the planet and the cosmos – and inspire us to work together to transform our planetary crises.
On the 40th anniversary of the famous 'Blue Marble' photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts' life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside -- a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect.
The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts' perspective of the planet and mankind's place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment.
Is the future fixed? The Perimeter Institute founder rethinks the nature of the universe in his new book, Time Reborn. With Robert J. Sawyer. Visit www.torontopubliclibrary.ca.Published on May 17, 2013
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Excerpt from a panel presentation of the Business In The Community Ireland Summit on Corporate Responsibility: Transforming to a Sustainable Business was held on Thursday 18th November 2010.
The panel includes James Quincey, The Coca Cola Company; Sir Stuart Rose, Chairman, Marks & Spencer; Prof Roger Steare, Cass Business School; Richard Jackson, Olympic Delivery Authority; and Gerard O'Neill, Amarach.
In this excerpt we hear from Gerard O'Neill of Amarach Research on how the pricing trap employed by marketers to sell product is undermining sustainability initiatives and products while price is but 30% of the purchase decision is about price, 70% is about emotion, feelings. The importance of the circle of trust and the social environment in the decision making process by consumers points the way to get of the pricing trap.
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