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When Video Essays Aren’t Enough: Theory, Praxis, Elections | Tom Nicholas When Video Essays Aren’t Enough: Theory, Praxis, Elections | Tom Nicholas

[Boris Johnson:] I’ve just been to see Her Majesty the Queen earlier on and she agreed to dissolve Parliament for an election. [Jeremy Corbyn:] Labour’s manifesto is a manifesto for hope. [Reporter:] Democrats face an agonising choice in 2020: who can win, who can muster enough energy and enthusiasm to get out the vote and…

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David Orr – Is There a Future for Our Democracy? Why Everything Depends on the Answer | Bioneers David Orr – Is There a Future for Our Democracy? Why Everything Depends on the Answer | Bioneers

For decades, the work of David Orr has revolved around changing the structure of a system that’s programmed for disaster. I’d like to introduce David through some of his own words excerpted from his forward to my last book, Dreaming the Future. David is an amazing writer. Structural change requires tossing overboard many of the…

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The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman #OrdinaryWomen The Revolutionary Life of Emma Goldman #OrdinaryWomen

Years before her critics dubbed her one of the most dangerous people in America, a young woman named Emma Goldman found herself at a dance. Although she was a political activist attending the event to gain support for her cause, she also just loved dancing — so much so that one of her allies took…

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Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley Wireless wake-up call | Jeromy Johnson | TEDxBerkeley

Translator: Hélène Vernet Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs I’d like to begin by asking a few questions. Who knows if they have a wireless smart meter on their home? Okay. And who has their smartphone in their pocket right now? Great. And who’s read the fine prints in your owner’s manual that says that the smartphone should never…

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Revealing The Origins Of The Current Madness Of Crowds | Douglas Murray | POLITICS | Rubin Report Revealing The Origins Of The Current Madness Of Crowds | Douglas Murray | POLITICS | Rubin Report

– When the economics goes bad, we become vulnerable to bad ideas. (upbeat music) – Hey, I’m your friendly neighborhood, Dave Rubin with a quick reminder to subscribe to our channel and click the bell to get notified of our videos. And joining me today is an international best-selling author and journalist. Though his greatest…

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Kim Stanley Robinson – Rethinking Our Relationship to the Biosphere | Bioneers Kim Stanley Robinson – Rethinking Our Relationship to the Biosphere | Bioneers

JP HARPIGNIES: Greetings, Fellow Creatures. So, all we need to do is really to know a little bit of our history or to turn on the news every day to know that fanatically utopian social movements can be catastrophically destructive. Also, the utopian impulse can be embarrassingly silly when it’s not grounded. That said, the…

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Two Serious Problems with Popular Anarchist Thinking Two Serious Problems with Popular Anarchist Thinking

Two serious problems with popular anarchist thinking The anarchist movement in the UK is fairly strong right now (a lot of this will apply to USA too). We must be doing something right. This is not intended as an attack. It’s a challenge to keep moving forward. There are two very serious things wrong with…

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