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The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle (Public Forum Panel)
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What is Public Banking and how can residents of Seattle benefit from the concept. 
Public Forum: The Possibilities for a Public Bank in Seattle recorded December 10, 2014 at University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle. Published on Dec 13, 2014

Moderator is Way ne Lau, Executive Director, Rainier Valley Community Development Fund.
Introduction by Senator Bob Hasegawa, Washington State 11th District. The Senator emphasizes that we aren't going to fix all of these problems overnight, but what we do today is for our children and grand children, or it had better be. 
Panel members:
Council member Licata: Championed paid sick leave and safe time for all fulltime employees of businesses in Seattle. Publisher of local papers and services.
Karl Beitel, Director, Public Bank Project.  Mr. Beitel gives an amazing summary of the historical context of the public bank concept and the underlying decisions that weighted privatization over public interests. Exceptional presentation. 
Dr. Thomas Keidel, Federation of German Banks.
Gwendolyn Hallsmith, Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute and author Creating Wealth: Growing Local Economies with Local Currencies.  Click on image to order from Amazon or visit your local bookstore.

 

EarthSayers Karl Beitel; Gwendolyn Hallsmith; Dr. Thomas Keidel
Date unknown Format Panel
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Investing and Sustainability More Details
The Collective Evolution III: The Shift
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Official Release 2014 by the Collective Evolution.

Synopsis:
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.

Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection The Sustainability Mindset More Details
Gerrymandering Explained In 45 Seconds
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You've heard the word before. Something to do with government and politics, right? Well, it also has to do with fairness. Gerrymandering is when one political party redraws district borders in order to win more than the opposition. Say what? Don't worry, AJ+ explains. Published on Oct 28, 2014

2014, Al Jazeera Media Network.

Date unknown Format News
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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
Today is the day we Decide by David Suzuki
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This is the biggest thing David Suzuki has ever done. Around the world, more than 110 nations recognize the right to live in a healthy environment, but not Canada. Together, we can change that: http://www.bluedot.ca/join-us Published on Sep 24, 2014

EarthSayer David Suzuki
Date unknown Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Wisdom Keepers More Details
Reducing Carbon Pollution in Our Power Plants with President Obama
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In this week's address, President Obama discussed new actions by the Environmental Protection Agency to cut dangerous carbon pollution, a plan that builds on the efforts already taken by many states, cities and companies. Carbon Pollution Standards here. Published on May 31, 2014

See also:

Then President-elect Barack Obama in a speech (video) to the Global Climate Summit, November 18-19, 2008 Beverly Hills, California, promising "a new chapter of American leadership on climate change."


See also, Climate Change Talks, President Obama, 2009, here.  He speaks on Climate Change, 2013, here.

EarthSayer President Barack Obama
Date unknown Format Political speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Confronting Climate Change: A Political Reality Check
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NextGen Climate Founder and President Tom Steyer addresses the urgency and complexity of mitigating climate change. As a national leader in this space, Steyer addresses the intersection of technology and renewable energy policy and politics in effecting change on this critical issue. Recorded on 05/06/2014. Series: "Carsey-Wolf Center" [7/2014] [Public Affairs] [Science] [Show ID: 28374] Published on Jul 10, 2014

EarthSayer Tom Steyer
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
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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Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Leadership Development More Details
Climate Change Is Disrupting Entire U.S. - The Assessment
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President Obama's Science Advisor Dr. John Holdren explains the immediate and future impact of climate change on Earth's resources.  Published on May 6, 2014
Read more on climate change here.


EarthSayer John Holdren
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Climate Change More Details
Ending Homelessness: Pipe Dream or Possibility? by Nan Roman
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Date: April 4, 2014

National Perspective on Homelessness with Nan Roman
Is ending homelessness a realistic goal -- or a utopian pipe dream? Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, will discuss what is known about the causes and nature of this difficult problem. She will examine emerging evidence-based solutions and the impact they have had on communities that adopt them. Finally she will consider whether there is adequate knowledge, capacity, and public and political will to end homelessness in our cities and in the nation once and for all.

Nan Roman, President and CEO of the National Alliance to End Homelessness, is a leading national voice on the issue of homelessness. It works with over 10,000 partner organizations and agencies across the nation. Published on Apr 4, 2014

EarthSayer Nan Roman
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Health and Wellness More Details
 

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