Nissan Workers In Mississippi Say No To Union (HBO)

— On Friday, an attempt by the United Auto Workers union to organize a Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi collapsed. — Y’know, Nissan has fought an intense fight, and we fell short. — That may not sound like a surprise. The South is the home of the right-to-work movement, where cheap labor, anti-union laws, and […]

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Difference Between Civilization And Scrabbling Around | MAROONED WITH ED STAFFORD 2

Difference Between Civilization And Scrabbling Around | MAROONED WITH ED STAFFORD 2

I keep foraging for food and water, but I need fire too. A rusty old nail gives me an idea. The theory very simply is if I put the, the nail in to the bottle, point first, and then shake it up and down gently essentially it should make minute fractures all around the outside […]

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Al Gore: The Survival of Civilization is at Risk

[Music] we’re here at the 92nd Street Y to talk to Vice President Al Gore about technology climate change in the future hello mr. vice Prez thank you so much for joining us here happy to do it best case scenario what does the world look like in about a hundred years from now well […]

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How climate change affects your mental health | Britt Wray

How climate change affects your mental health | Britt Wray

For all that’s ever been said about climate change, we haven’t heard nearly enough about the psychological impacts of living in a warming world. If you’ve heard the grim climate research that science communicators like me weave into our books and documentaries, you’ve probably felt bouts of fear, fatalism or hopelessness. If you’ve been impacted […]

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2. Foundations: Metaethics [Environmental Ethics]

2. Foundations: Metaethics [Environmental Ethics]

[upbeat electronic music]>>Metaethics is a branch of philosophy that studies the structure of ethical theories. What kinds of things they are talking about and how they work out their different ethical systems. Let me start out like this, I guess. There’s a number of different ways we can slice the pie. There’s no one, single […]

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How Arkansas Showcases American Cultural Values – Andrew Hutson

How Arkansas Showcases American Cultural Values – Andrew Hutson

Erik: What have you enjoyed most about living in Arkansas? Andrew: It’s given me an appreciation of the country I live in, in a way that I didn’t fully understand before. I grew up in the upper mid west, outside Detroit, which is very different than the heartland. Right now living in the northwest corner […]

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CARESSES, the Flower that Taught Robots about Culture

CARESSES The flower that taught robots about culture At around 2020, robots were already very capable. Some were strong… …some were clever… …and some were extremely precise. But, as powerful as they were, robots were sometimes awkward and didn’t really know how to behave with humans in many situations even the simplest. That all changed […]

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How to start changing an unhealthy work environment | Glenn D. Rolfsen | TEDxOslo

How to start changing an unhealthy work environment | Glenn D. Rolfsen | TEDxOslo

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Ruy Lopes Pereira Imagine that you’ve just received some negative information about me, just before this talk. Maybe he or she who’s with you today has heard some rumors about me, some rumors about me being incompetent, being a liar, being a bragger, that I wear women’s underwear – (Laughter) How […]

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The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy

“The value of information does not survive the moment in which it was new. It lives only at that moment; it has to surrender to it completely and explain itself to it without losing any time.” “A story is different. It does not expend itself. It preserves and concentrates its strength and is capable of […]

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If You Don’t Know, Now You Know – Asian Nations Reject Western Trash | The Daily Show

If You Don’t Know, Now You Know – Asian Nations Reject Western Trash | The Daily Show

When you think of recycling, you probably think of a magical process where you throw your plastic in the blue bin, and a unicorn takes it away, and then nine months later you get a beautiful new baby water bottle. -(laughter) -But the truth is, much like making an actual baby, the recycling process is […]

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