Neil Brenner, Professor of Urban Theory at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, presents at the 2013 Creative Time Summit: Art, Place, and Dislocation in the 21st Century City. He asks: Can place can be a productive basing point for … Continue reading
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A group of armed men took over a building on federal land in remote western Oregon. They’ve been there for a few days without any police intervention. Meanwhile, Twitter is finding clever ways to call out some double standards in … Continue reading
There is much debate about the role that extractivism in Latin American plays in climate change. Environmentalists often criticize these governments, but teleSUR looks at the hard choice these countries face, what’s at stake, and what solutions could be proposed … Continue reading
This powerful film explores the resurgence of urban farming in America’s cities. Three people as diverse as the city of Los Angeles are fighting to reclaim the skill that has been lost to the industrial food complex and reconnect people … Continue reading
At this year’s Aspen Ideas Festival, The Atlantic asked a group of scientists, activists, academics, and filmmakers to envision what Earth would look like in a century. “We know that the oceans control weather patterns—we haven’t got the foggiest idea … Continue reading
Little Village Environmental Justice Organization protests the lack of parks and public land in their neighborhood. http://lvejo.org/ The residents of Little Village are sick and tired of playing the waiting game with Judge Tailor T. Sanjay! We demand that he … Continue reading
http://youtu.be/p2nSECWq_PE Intermarché launched the Inglorious Fruits&Vegetables, a film, print, poster and radio campaign, celebrating the beauty of the Grotesque Apple, the Ridiculous Potato, the Hideous Orange, the Failed Lemon, the Disfigured Eggplant, the Ugly Carrot, and the Unfortunate Clementine.
Tsedeye Gebreselassie from “The National Employment Law Project,” joins Joy Reid to discuss the fight for better working wages for fast food worker. Watch here. The Reid Report 05/15/14
The Laura Flanders show streams from GRITtv.org. What role did economic cooperation play in the civil rights movement? As it turns out, a huge one. This forgotten history is the focus of Dr. Jessica Gordon Nembhard’s recent book Collective Courage: … Continue reading
A group of urban farmers in a lower-income Brooklyn neighborhood has taken on the community’s lack of access to healthy food.
Young people all over Puerto Rico are heading back to the land and starting organic farms up in the mountains, growing everything from coffee to kale. Listen here.
Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace International Executive Director, discusses the politics of climate change and the urgency of environmental activism.
USDA data tells us that 22.7 percent of children under the age of six are living in food insecure households. Almost a quarter of young children in the U.S. could suffer these lifelong impacts. This becomes especially noticeable upon arrival … Continue reading
Bill Moyers speaks with David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz, two public health historians, and Richard Lemen, the director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, about the U.S. vinyl chloride industry’s attempts to cover up scientific research with … Continue reading
One Night in Bhopal is a BBC documentary film about the chemical and gas disaster that took place in Bhopal, India in 1984.