In Stockholm, Sweden, a waste incineration system generates heat for 100,000 residents and electricity for 200,000 people. In three years, the country will incinerate all waste and have no landfills. Great Britain and other countries pay Sweden about $60 million to take their waste. Video originally posted to YouTube on 12 Jan 2018.
In this educational video, Robert Reich looks at the impact of monopolies on politics and economics in America. Originally posted to YouTube on 6 May 2018.
The following educational video is from Inequality Media — Elizabeth Warren and Robert Reich Discuss the Progressive Movement. A variety of issues are discussed including what outcomes and metrics are used to measure social success. This video was first posted to YouTube on 8 May 2018.
About “Pope Francis – A Man of His Word,” is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical documentary about him. The pope’s ideas and his message are central to this documentary, which sets out to present his work of reform and his answers to today’s global questions. From his… Continue reading Documentary: Pope Francis – A Man Of His Word – In Theaters 18 May 2018
About “Stéphane Hessel was a diplomat, ambassador, writer, concentration camp survivor, French Resistance member and BCRA agent. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in 1939. He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948. In 2011 he was named by Foreign Policy magazine in its list… Continue reading Stéphane Hessel – “Time for Outrage” – Documentary by Deutsche Welle (2 May 2018)
About “Anthony Scaramucci discusses Rudy Giuliani’s public comments about President Donald Trump and attorney Michael Cohen over the last few days as he sits down to talk to CNN’s Chris Cuomo.” ~ Description from YouTube video posted by CNN on 4 May 2018. This video is provided here for educational purposes because it’s an example… Continue reading Anthony Scaramucci CNN Interview with Chris Cuomo – 4 May 2018
[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Defining Both Sides of the Gun Debate” _builder_version=”3.0.106″ background_layout=”light”] Defining Both Sides of the Gun Debate The two sides of the gun debate could be simplistically summarized as follows. [/et_pb_text][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”1_2″][et_pb_text admin_label=”More Guns” _builder_version=”3.0.106″ background_layout=”light”] More Guns Some people believe that easier access to guns, more guns, and fewer gun regulations will… Continue reading Both Sides of the Gun Debate Are Flawed
Introduction Today marked an historic nation-wide protest of youth demonstrating in the streets, asking for sensible gun laws. In a discussion about the protests, Amy Schumer, one of the most outspoken gun control advocates in America, in an appearance on The View stated, “there are great kind NRA members who want sensible gun laws.” [Source:… Continue reading Reducing Gun Violence and the Rebranding of the NRA
Introduction Like the increasing severity of floods, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, it seems that there are increasingly severe global incidents of large-scale abuse, misuse, and poor handling of consumer data by tech companies, social media companies, and financial sector companies. Apple CEO Tim Cook has been a very vocal critic of such incidents, noting… Continue reading Apple Refuses to Show Their Transparency Statement (Not an April Fools’ Joke)
The UK is blaming Russia for the poisoning of two former spies earlier this month. In retaliation, 20 countries are expelling Russian diplomats. This is the latest in a wave of Russian diplomats being expelled in retaliation for actions presumed to be of Russian origin. The image at the top of this page refers to… Continue reading Five Reasons Why the Expulsion of Russian Diplomats is Counter Productive
The trailer (below) for Marvel’s latest super hero movie Black Panther features a re-mix of the 1970s song The Revolution will Not Be Televised. by Gill Scott Heron. It’s a song that’s definitely worthy of bringing back into the public space and consciousness. The audio of the song is available in this YouTube video and… Continue reading Marvel Black Panther Superhero Movie – The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Inspiring Advertising Businesses are repurposing their advertising and marketing budgets and instead spending that money to create inspiring advertising uplifting stories that help make the world a better place. The following ad from Stouffer’s is an example. Coach Ted Ginn, football coach of Glenville High School and founder of Ginn Academy, the only all-boys high school in… Continue reading “What are You Hungry For” With Coach Ginn