Watch “Prof. Richard Werner – Banking Industry Exposed & Solutions Presented – Dublin April 2016” on YouTube

Published on Nov 28, 2016 Detailed Index – Professor Richard Werner’s Talk: 1 – Why is banking so important for the economy, society and the sustainable development of regions and communities? 2 – What causes the recurring boom-bust cycles and crises? 3 – What policies or banking systems have historically been most successful in avoiding… Read More

Watch “Seeing Wetiko” on YouTube

Published on Jul 22, 2016 Join us in #SeeingWetiko Adapted from http://www.kosmosjournal.org/news/video-seeing-wetiko/ By author and spoken word artist Alixa Garcia Produced by Raynald Leconte and Even Blouin Editor VFX John Bosch Music by David Schommer Wetiko is an Algonquin word for a cannibalistic spirit that is driven by greed, excess and selfish consumption (in Ojibwa it is windingo, wintiko in Powhatan).… Read More

Watch “YANIS VAROUFAKIS | NOAM CHOMSKY, NYPL, 26 April” on YouTube

Published on Apr 27, 2016 Yanis Varoufakis considers himself a politician by necessity, not by choice. An economist and academic by training, he became Greece’s finance minister amidst the country’s financial crisis, creating an image for himself both beloved and reviled. He discusses his complicated role in his new book, And the Weak Suffer What… Read More

Watch “The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight” on YouTube

Published on Apr 15, 2014 Mike Lofgren, a congressional staff member for 28 years, joins Bill Moyers to talk about what he calls Washington’s “Deep State,” in which elected and unelected figures collude to protect and serve powerful vested interests. “It is how we had deregulation, financialization of the economy, the Wall Street bust, the… Read More

From Common Threats to Common Cause to Common Identity

Published on Jan 7, 2013 If an asteroid were headed for Earth, we’d all band together and figure out how to stop it, just like in the movies, right? And yet, when faced with major, data-supported, end-of-the-world problems in real life, too often we retreat into partisan shouting and stalemate. Jonathan Haidt shows us a… Read More

“Government should have lawful access to any encrypted message or device.”

Reproduced from: http://www.debatesofthecentury.org/national-security/ Tuesday, April 26, 2016 The TimesCenter, 242 W 41st St, New York, NY 10036 For the motion: Fareed Zakaria, Host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, Author, Journalist Against the motion: Edward Snowden Moderated by: Barton Gellman, Author, Journalist, and The Century Foundation Senior Fellow Some people believe the recent dispute between the FBI and… Read More