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United Earth, Save the Earth, Elect a United Earth Government.

December 31, 2019 at 7:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

United Earth, Save the Earth, Elect a United Earth Government. www.ueog.org Join United Earth, Elect a United Earth Government. Save the Earth with the People, Animals, Environment, Plants, Natural Habitat, Natural Resources, Education, Act against; Disasters, Deceases, Poverty, Conflicts and War, Cruelty, Population Explosion, Gangs, Terrorists, Drugs, Bad; Political and Economic Systems, Governments, Leaders, Misinformation

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“United Earth, Save the Earth, Elect a United Earth Government.”

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”

How to seek truth in the era of fake news | Christiane Amanpour

November 2, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Chris Anderson: Christiane, great to have you here. So you’ve had this amazing viewpoint, and perhaps it’s fair to say that in the last few years, there have been some alarming developments that you’re seeing. What’s alarmed you most? Christiane Amanpour: Well, just listening to the earlier speakers, I can frame it in what they’ve

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“How to seek truth in the era of fake news | Christiane Amanpour”

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”

US Field Trip, Politics and International Relations degree at our Penryn Campus, Cornwall

October 3, 2019 at 2:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

So the whole programme is based around the idea of identity and memory in American politics and the relationship between the past and the present and what that does for how people in America imagine themselves today. Then what that does or how that feeds into American politics. It’s difficult to think about my favourite

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“US Field Trip, Politics and International Relations degree at our Penryn Campus, Cornwall”

How (and why) Russia hacked the US election | Laura Galante

September 22, 2019 at 11:25 am | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Let’s say you despise Western democracy. Democracy, in all its trappings, free elections, town halls, endless debates about the proper role of government. Too messy, too unpredictable, too constraining for your taste. And the way these democracies band together and lecture everyone else about individual rights and freedoms — it gets under your skin. So

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“How (and why) Russia hacked the US election | Laura Galante”

Why don’t scientists have more authority in government? | Robert Crease | TEDxCERN

September 7, 2019 at 1:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Translator: Mary Kay Reviewer: Denise RQ There’s a cartoon by Randall Munroe, the xkcd artist, that shows two people speaking and one says to the other, “That person over there believes silly things, like that fossils are fakes, and the world is only 6,000 years old.” And the other person goes, “Not a problem, the

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“Why don’t scientists have more authority in government? | Robert Crease | TEDxCERN”

We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim | Lawrence Lessig

September 6, 2019 at 12:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast Once upon a time, there was a place called Lesterland. Now Lesterland looks a lot like the United States. Like the United States, it has about 311 million people, and of that 311 million people, it turns out 144,000 are called Lester. If Matt’s in the audience, I just

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“We the People, and the Republic we must reclaim | Lawrence Lessig”

What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada

August 29, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Articles, Blog | Colt Stanton -

Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m going to take you back in time, 1400 years, to the city of Medina, Saudi Arabia. To a time when Prophet Mouhammed was given the task of finding a solution to women in the city being attacked and molested. The situation was this: It was around the year 600

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“What does the Quran really say about a Muslim woman’s hijab? | Samina Ali | TEDxUniversityofNevada”