terça-feira, 19 de março de 2013

Wealth Inequality in America



Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.

References:
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2...
http://danariely.com/2010/09/30/wealt...
http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2011...
http://money.cnn.com/2012/04/19/news/...

terça-feira, 5 de março de 2013

segunda-feira, 4 de março de 2013

Talvez Deus esteja doente, 2007 | 420doc#17


http://420doc.blogspot.pt/

Filmado em vários países africanos como Moçambique, Angola, Uganda, Senegal, Camarões e África do Sul, este documentário, é uma fascinante viagem através de uma África devastada pela fome e pela SIDA.
Pequenas histórias que falam de crianças soldado, crianças acusadas de feitiçaria, de homens e mulheres que lutam contra a doença, a pobreza e a tragédia da emigração.

Extern föreläsare - Manfred Max-Neef Lecture



Manfred Max-Neef speaking and Q & A at BTH on September 3, 2012

segunda-feira, 21 de janeiro de 2013

Sustainable Man Vs. The Federal Reserve



Comedian Louis C.K., Activist Peter Joseph, and Euro Co-Architect Bernard Lietaer break down and expose the big bad joke that is The Federal Reserve, with help from the self-incriminating former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and former Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Donald Kohn.

"Our potential as humans is infinite-- let us not limit ourselves through the medium of exchange. It's time to wake up." - Bernard Lietaer

For more information about Mutual Credit Systems, we recommend strongly the book "The End of Money and The Future of Civilization" by Thomas H. Greco Jr. Also, there is some good information at his website: http://www.reinventingmoney.com/

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terça-feira, 8 de janeiro de 2013

Third World America - Chris Hedges



In this lecture, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges will examine how America has devolved, economically and politically, into a Third World country and the role that inverted totalitarianism plays in consolidating the control of rapacious elites over our political and economic systems. He will also discuss the implications of the current arrangement for the world and what are the steps necessary for the masses of people in this country to begin to push back.

David Graeber and David Harvey in Conversation


David Graeber and David Harvey discuss their new books, Debt: The First 5000 Years, and Rebel Cities, respectively.

25 April 2012 at The CUNY Graduate Center

Sponsored by Verso Books and The CUNY Center for Place, Culture and Politics