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Governments – Where is your plan? | Extinction Rebellion

December 22, 2019 at 6:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

[email protected] Our planet is in crisis. You know it, we know it but honestly where is our emergency plan? it’s not good enough we demand our government protects our future generations we demand they stop the destruction of our forests, our oceans and our wildlife no argument oh you want to know what XR demands?

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“Governments – Where is your plan? | Extinction Rebellion”

Climate change: Why we need 70% of U.S. politicians to unite | Daniel Esty

December 11, 2019 at 3:49 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

So when I served at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the late 1980s and early 1990s climate change first came onto the public agenda in a big way, and there was at the time a UN process launched to think about this issue. There was, in fact, the inner governmental panel on climate change

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“Climate change: Why we need 70% of U.S. politicians to unite | Daniel Esty”

When Video Essays Aren’t Enough: Theory, Praxis, Elections | Tom Nicholas

December 5, 2019 at 1:25 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

[Boris Johnson:] I’ve just been to see Her Majesty the Queen earlier on and she agreed to dissolve Parliament for an election. [Jeremy Corbyn:] Labour’s manifesto is a manifesto for hope. [Reporter:] Democrats face an agonising choice in 2020: who can win, who can muster enough energy and enthusiasm to get out the vote and

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“When Video Essays Aren’t Enough: Theory, Praxis, Elections | Tom Nicholas”

‘Fighting the good fight’: Why free speech has no political party | Jonathan Zimmerman

November 21, 2019 at 8:24 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

If we’re talking about free speech, the reason we need to study history, I think, is to understand how fortunate we are to have that right and in how many different times and places it’s been contested and restricted and denied. One of the things you’ll learn when you read history is that actually, the

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“‘Fighting the good fight’: Why free speech has no political party | Jonathan Zimmerman”

Barack Obama takes on ‘woke’ call-out culture: ‘That’s not activism’

November 2, 2019 at 11:24 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

you know this idea of purity and you’re never compromised and you’re always politically woke and all that stuff, you should get over that quickly. The world is messy, there are ambiguities. People who do really good stuff have flaws. People who you are fighting may love their kids and share certain things with you

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“Barack Obama takes on ‘woke’ call-out culture: ‘That’s not activism’”

An Economic Hit Man Confesses and Calls to Action | John Perkins | TEDxTraverseCity

October 28, 2019 at 8:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Translator: Emmanuel Hegmann Gonzalez Reviewer: Peter van de Ven Voice-over: Please welcome to the stage: John Perkins. John Perkins: Thank you. I’ve stood in front of the Shah of Iran, the presidents of Indonesia, Ecuador, Panama, members of the Royal House of Saudi Arabia, and I’ve said something like: In this hand I have millions

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“An Economic Hit Man Confesses and Calls to Action | John Perkins | TEDxTraverseCity”