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This is Cornel West interviewed by Tavis Smiley...Professor West expounds on market morality, contemporary nihilism, Christian discipleship, cheap American optimism and Blues inflected hope.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAfxFEGF-wY[/youtube]


Here is Indian writer and global activist Arundhati Roy exploring strategies of resistance between armed struggle and non-violent civil disobedience.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2Ok6apsHlg[/youtube]

This Michael Albert giving an interview where he explains the fundamentals of Parecon: Participatory Economics...en economic model that reflects values of diversity, self-management, solidarity, participatory decision making, balanced job complexes and remuneration for effort and sacrifice...a socialist, anarchist grass roots economic model.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ar6QN7jcNM&feature=related[/youtube]

This is Vandana Shiva, Indian scientist and environmentalist, discussing the darker sides of globalization and how indigenous cultures and economies are destroyed.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ia-P4rL2IWc&feature=related[/youtube]

Here is Bill McKibben challenging the dominant economic idea that "more is better" exposing it as a disasterous notion for individual happiness, social cohesion and planetary sustainability.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5YVXnnfS28&feature=related[/youtube]

Anarchist Anthropologist David Graeber being interviewed by Charlie Rose discussing the ptifalls of globalization and the virtues of Anarchism.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUM5WfO60AA[/youtube]



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An interview with primatologist, Jane Goodall :

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDliq_Rt11o&feature=related[/youtube]

A conversation with E.O. Wilson :

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w3tndTJ-hI[/youtube]

Anarchism 101 with Noam Chomsky :

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2G6kf7XM9Nk[/youtube]

Steven Pinker and The Stuff of Thought :

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjQM8PzCEY0[/youtube]

Howard Gardner answers the question, "What is multiple intelligence theory?" :

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEFpaY3GI-I[/youtube]

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi discusses the Flow of Goodness :

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DC3VIFk2N0[/youtube]



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