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Women's rights undermined in South Africa
The informal settlement of Masakhane in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa is located less than 500 metres away from the coal-fired Duvha power station. The population of Masakhane is highly affected by the pollution and environmental damage caused by the power station. Before the mining and power station developments, families had access to and control over the land, even if they did not own it. Farming used to be the main source of livelihood for the majority of the population of Masakhane. Today, mining companies and investors own most of the land, and as a direct consequence people have lost a lot of their farming and grazing land. This video shows testimonies of victims and their efforts to turn the tide.
Views: 582 Both ENDS Both ENDS
What are Prince Charles's black spider memos? | Guardian Explainers
Update: The supreme court has cleared the way for the publication of secret letters written by Prince Charles to ministers, declaring that an attempt by the government to keep them concealed was unlawful. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://bit.ly/subscribegdn The 'black spider memos' are a collection of letters from Prince Charles to government ministers spanning more than 30 years. The Guardian has campaigned for nine years to see the memos, which could undermine the convention of the British monarchy's independence from government. Will the memos ever see the light of day? Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://bit.ly/subscribegdn Get the whole picture ► http://bit.ly/guardianhome ENDBOARD VIDEOS What's the point in the G20? ► http://bit.ly/g20what The SlumGods of Mumbai ► http://bit.ly/1BYjO7W GUARDIAN PLAYLISTS Guardian Investigations ► http://bit.ly/gdninvestigations Comment is Free ► http://bit.ly/CIFplaylist Guardian Docs ► http://bit.ly/gdndocs Guardian Animations & Explanations ► http://bit.ly/aninandex Other Guardian channels on YouTube: Guardian Football ► https://www.youtube.com/user/guardianfootball Guardian Music ► https://www.youtube.com/guardianmusic Guardian Membership ► https://www.youtube.com/user/GuardianMembership Guardian Food ► https://www.youtube.com/user/GuardianFood Guardian Culture ► https://www.youtube.com/user/GuardianCultureArts Guardian Tech ► THE GUARDIAN'S TOP 10 VIDEOS Mos Def force fed in Gitmo procedure ► http://bit.ly/1hdvoqM Bangladeshi Sex Workers take steroids ► http://bit.ly/1mqf3fA North Korean military parade in slow-mo ► http://bit.ly/TTEAGk Police assault on Ian Tomlinson at G20 ► http://bit.ly/1rgq6Pg Manny Pacquiao fight highlights ► http://bit.ly/RBczBp Brick-by-brick women's fencing protest ► http://bit.ly/RBcEFc Trouserless on the Tube ► http://bit.ly/SPWOrv Jesus "would have been an atheist" ► http://bit.ly/1kfrKqP Open Heart Surgery ► http://bit.ly/1tPaGQ2 Brick-by-Brick Usain Bolt 2012 Olympic gold ► http://bit.ly/1pxQqQv
Views: 6092 The Guardian
South Africa Women Miners: Over 40,000 Women Work in the Industry
There are over 40,000 women working in South Africa's mining sector. Many of them are in underground occupations in platinum and gold mines. Some would argue that their jobs are dangerous, but as you're about to see in this report from Andrew Thompson, the bottomline for them, is that it puts food on the tables.
Views: 259 CGTN Africa
Interview with the grievance studies hoaxers
In the second week of January (2019) I spoke with Dr. Peter Boghossian, Dr. James Lindsay, and Helen Pluckrose, authors of the infamous “Grievance studies” hoax papers. We discussed their motivations and the consequences of their actions. Portland State University is currently taking disciplinary actions against Dr. Boghossian, having found him guilty of academic misconduct for failing to have PSU’s Institutional Review Board approve his "studies" before they were conducted (!) Draw your own conclusions... Google Drive containing all the papers and reviewer comments: http://bit.ly/2OsWnnH Mike Nayna's ongoing YouTube series documenting the Grievance Studies Affair: https://bit.ly/2TBnICS An account of the disciplinary proceedings against Dr Boghossian: https://bit.ly/2GWEISL A number of influential scholars have written letters of support for Dr. Boghossian. I plan to read these in an upcoming video/podcast. Additional links relevant to Dr. Peterson's work: Website: http://jordanbpeterson.com/ 12 Rules for Life Tour: Dates, Cities and Venues: https://jordanbpeterson.com/events/ Books: 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos: https://jordanbpeterson.com/12-rules-for-life/ Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief: https://jordanbpeterson.com/maps-of-meaning/ Blog: https://jordanbpeterson.com/blog/ Podcast: https://jordanbpeterson.com/podcast/ Reading List: https://jordanbpeterson.com/2017/10/great-books/ Self Authoring Suite: http://selfauthoring.com/ Understand Myself personality test: http://understandmyself.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/jordanbpeterson Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jordan.b.peterson/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drjordanpeterson Support this channel: https://www.jordanbpeterson.com/donate
Views: 400870 Jordan B Peterson
Chubb Fellowship Lecture : “Simply Too Hot: the Desperate Science and Politics of Climate”
This Chubb Fellowship Lecture will feature Bill McKibben, an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the “alternative Nobel.” He is a founder of 350.org. More about Bill McKibben and the Chubb Fellowship at: http://chubbfellowship.org
Views: 2730 YaleUniversity
Communities against fly-in, fly-out workforce: survey
A new survey finds Queensland mining communities overwhelmingly opposed to the practice of fly-in, fly-out workforces.
Gendercide: Inclusivity in the Study of Gender, Mass Violence, and Genocide
February 17, 2016 Dr. Adam Jones, Professor of Political Science at the University of British Columbia, will introduce the concept of gendercide, which refers to gender selective mass killings. Website: http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/khrca/
Views: 399 CUNYQueensborough
The Trump Presidency: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
One year after the presidential election, John Oliver discusses what we've learned so far and enlists our catheter cowboy to teach Donald Trump what he hasn't. Connect with Last Week Tonight online... Subscribe to the Last Week Tonight YouTube channel for more almost news as it almost happens: www.youtube.com/user/LastWeekTonight Find Last Week Tonight on Facebook like your mom would: http://Facebook.com/LastWeekTonight Follow us on Twitter for news about jokes and jokes about news: http://Twitter.com/LastWeekTonight Visit our official site for all that other stuff at once: http://www.hbo.com/lastweektonight
Views: 14425536 LastWeekTonight
Sebastian Junger: "Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging" | Talks at Google
Sebastian Junger visits Google to go into detail of combining history, psychology, and anthropology from his book, TRIBE. It explores what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging, and the eternal human quest for meaning. It explains the irony that-for many veterans as well as civilians-war feels better than peace, adversity can turn out to be a blessing, and disasters are sometimes remembered more fondly than weddings or tropical vacations. TRIBE explains why we are stronger when we come together, and how that can be achieved even in today's divided world. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/ET6HBH Moderated by Jordan Thibodeau.
Views: 21571 Talks at Google
Chatham House | Mine Clearance, Conservation, and Economic Development
Angola has some of the world’s most important remaining wilderness, including the tributary system for the unique Okavango Delta, and the country has the potential to host one of the most diverse mammal populations on the continent. However, the presence of landmines and remnants of the civil war render large areas of the country unsafe for both animals, and the local people whose ability to derive a sustainable livelihood from their natural environment is fundamental to its protection. You can take an active role in helping HALO continue to save lives by keeping up to date with our work or donating using the links below: Donate: https://www.halotrust.org/support-us/landmine-free-2025/sterling-landmine-free-2025/ Like: https://www.facebook.com/halotrust/ Follow: https://twitter.com/TheHALOTrust You can read more about this event here: https://www.halotrust.org/media-centre/impact-stories/prince-harry-joins-halo-at-chatham-house/ https://www.halotrust.org/media-centre/news/angola-invests-60-million-dollars-to-clear-landmines-in-okavango/ Angola is one country where the Landmine Free 2025 ambition is possible, but in the past decade support for clearance in Angola has slumped by nearly 90 percent to its lowest level on record. The ambition to pursue conservation-based economic development and the protection of the region’s vital biodiversity and conservation will be possible only if this negative trend of mine clearance financing is reversed. This event highlighted the connection between conservation, economic development, and mine clearance, with a call to action for increased funding for mine clearance efforts in Angola. At the event talks were heard from: HRH Prince Harry Clarke Cooper Dr Alex Vines OBE Rt Hon Rory Stewart OBE Dr Alex Vines OBE Dr Adriano Gonçalves James Cowan CBE Jane Cocking Kaddu Sebunya Kai Collin HE Jessica Hand Col Rui Nelson Gonçalves Rt Hon Lord Boateng Hon Paula Coelh Learn More : https://www.halotrust.org/media-centre/news/angola-invests-60-million-dollars-to-clear-landmines-in-okavango/
Sylvia Ann Hewlett: "Executive Presence" | Talks at Google
Do you exude confidence and credibility? Can you command a room? Sylvia Ann Hewlett, one of the world's most influential business thinkers, cracks the code of Executive Presence (EP). You might have the qualifications to be considered for your dream job, but you won't get it unless you can signal that you're "leadership material" and that you "have what it takes." Professionals are judged on presence as well as performance. Using a wealth of data, Hewlett reveals EP to be a dynamic mix of three things: how you act (gravitas), how you speak (communication) and how you look (appearance). Sylvia Ann Hewlett is the founding president of the Center for Talent Innovation, a Manhattan-based think tank where she chairs a Task Force of 82 multinational companies focused on fully realizing the new streams of labor in the global marketplace. Sylvia's books can be found on Google Play: http://goo.gl/OFqhbv
Views: 93424 Talks at Google
Who Belongs? | 4 of 4 | The Gendered Politics of New Nationalisms || Radcliffe Institute
Who Belongs? Global Citizenship and Gender in the 21st Century THE GENDERED POLITICS OF NEW NATIONALISMS (4:45) Joan C. Williams, distinguished professor of law, UC Hastings Foundation Chair, and director of the Center for WorkLife Law, UC Hastings College of the Law (20:17) Jan Willem Duyvendak, distinguished research professor of sociology, University of Amsterdam (35:45) Fatma Müge Göçek, professor of sociology and women’s studies, University of Michigan (52:20) Rina Verma Williams, associate professor of political science and affiliate faculty in women’s, gender, and sexuality studies and Asian studies, University of Cincinnati Moderated by David Gergen, faculty director of the Center for Public Leadership and public service professor of public leadership, Harvard Kennedy School PANEL DISCUSSION (1:07:14) AUDIENCE Q&A (1:20:29) CLOSING REMARKS (1:31:55) Daniel Carpenter, faculty director of the social sciences program, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Allie S. Freed Professor of Government, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences For information about the Radcliffe Institute and its many public programs, visit https://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/RadcliffeInstitute Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/RadInstitute Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/radcliffe.institute
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New York Times Magazine Climate Change Issue - Panel Discussion
On August 5, 2018, the New York Times Magazine published a special issue devoted entirely to global warming. Writer Nathaniel Rich investigates what we understood about climate change in the 1980s, how close we came to taking national action, and why that effort failed, with enormous consequences since. The magazine also includes an aerial photo and video essay on climate-change impacts across the globe by photographer George Steinmetz. The project was made possible with the support of the Pulitzer Center. Please join us on Monday, September 10 at 5:30 p.m. for presentations by Nathaniel and George followed by a panel discussion with the Pulitzer Center’s Executive Director, Jon Sawyer, and moderated by Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz, Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.
Question Period : Unifor media funding panel appointment, new NAFTA trade deal — May 28, 2019
Today in Question Period the government defended its decision to include representatives from the Unifor union, which has actively campaigned against the Conservative Party, on a panel that will determine which news organizations are eligible for funding from the $600-million media support fund. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
Views: 9455 CBC News
Peace and Justice Summit: Activism
Changing How We Think About Activism with Brittany Packnett, Senator Cory Booker, and Common, moderated by Jacqueline Woodson. Peace and Justice Opening April 26-27, 2018 Montgomery, Alabama
Money as a Democratic Medium | The Public and its Money Problems
The title of this panel is a variation on John Dewey’s 1927 book “The Public and Its Problems” in order to direct attention to the political turmoil that is connected to the logic of capitalism. As it is less and less tenable for progressive analyses to evade questions of money and finance, the question is increasingly what forms such politicization should or can take. Among the more prominent perspectives to have emerged in recent years is a neo-chartalism that emphasizes the role of public authority in the production of money and that views the most troubling policies of the neoliberal era as resulting from a misunderstanding of the ontology of money (for instance, political anxiety around deficits is seen to derive from the failure to appreciate that money is an accounting convention rather than a metallic substance). This panel will offer a number of sympathetic but critical engagements with the chartalist provocation, following its lead in foregrounding the question of the relationship between money and the public while exploring this connection through a series of different lenses. Roundtable Martijn Konings - University of Sydney Perry Mehrling - Boston University Eli Cook - University of Haifa Antara Haldar - University of Cambridge Quinn Slobodian - Wellesley College
Views: 658 Harvard Law School
Question Period: Carbon tax, budget deficit, telecom sector — June 10, 2019
Today in Question Period the government faced questions about the carbon tax, the budget deficit and ongoing issues with the telecommunications sector. Question Period, formally known as oral questions, generally begins at 2:15 p.m. ET and lasts for 45 minutes.
Views: 7232 CBC News
Question Period: Taxes and deficits — June 4, 2019
Today in Question Period the government faced questions on personal and corporate tax rates and the state of Canada's budget deficit. »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
Views: 10399 CBC News
Redneck Revolt response to Alt-Right
This is our response to a video spread by Milo Yiannopoulos: "Asian Trump Supporter Smashes Liberals and Identity Politics". Website: redneckrevolt.org Facebook: @RedneckRevolt --- What is Redneck Revolt? The history of the white working class is one full of resistance, collectively and individually, against the rich elite that hold power over all of our lives. From massive armed uprisings like the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921, to the resistance to coal mining in predominately white rural Appalachia today, white working people have been in conflict with those that uphold predatory economic, political, and social systems. The history of the white working class is also one filled with collaboration with those same rich elite power holders. White working people have played the role of footsoldiers for the political and economic elite, participating in genocide, enslavement of other peoples, and overall protectors of the ruling class. White working class participation in state and paramilitary organizations and formations like the Ku Klux Klan, the Minutemen, the U.S. Armed Forces, and the Council of Conservative Citizens has undermined the struggle for freedom among all people. It is with these conflicting histories in mind that the authors of this blog hope to incite a movement amongst white working people that works toward the total liberation of all working people, regardless of skin color, religious background, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, or any other division that bosses and politicians have used to fragment movements for social, political, and economic freedom. Why the term redneck? The history of the term redneck is long and complex. One of the earliest recorded uses of the term comes from the 1890’s, and refers to rednecks as “poorer inhabitants of the rural districts…men who work in the field, as a matter of course, generally have their skin burned red by the sun, and especially is this true of the back of their necks”. In 1921, the term became synonymous with armed insurrection against the state, as members of the United Mine Workers of America tied red bandanas around their necks during the Battle of Blair Mountain, a two week long armed labor uprising in the coalfields of West Virginia. Today, the term redneck has taken on a demeaning connotation, primarily among upper class urban liberals who have gone out of their way to dehumanize white working class and poor people. Terms like “white trash” have come to signify the view among these same upper class liberals of poor rural whites. To us, the term redneck is a term that signifies a pride in our class as well as a pride in resistance to bosses, politicians, and all those that protect domination and tyranny. Why would whites be opposed to white supremacy? White supremacy is a system of violence and power that ensures that political, economic, and social power is withheld from people who aren’t white. As white working class people, we have all benefited to a certain extent from the system of white supremacy that exists within the United States. However, this same system, and our participation within it, have also ensured that white working class people will stay poor and also relatively powerless in this society. The greatest threat to those that pull the political and economic strings in this society is a unified resistance movement among poor and working class people. The vast majority of those that live in the United States, have relatively no power over the decisions and conditions that affect our lives. The overwhelming majority of those that live in the U.S. are poor or working class. We are the ones that see our paychecks (if we happen to even get one) gutted, our pensions and benefits dry up, our communities destroyed by drug abuse and poverty related crimes, and our entire lives spent struggling to just survive. At moments that white working people have looked beyond their skin color and have worked alongside movements of poor and working class people of other races, the power of the ruling elite has become the most threatened. It is when the white working class has started to view itself in terms of class and not race, that liberation has waited just around the corner. White supremacy is a system that white working people have helped protect, but it is also a tool against us. Our allegiance to a politics of white racism has allowed the rich to continue to hold onto power. If we, as white working class people, want to see a reality of political, social, and economic freedom, REAL freedom, then we must directly contribute to a struggle against all oppression, especially white supremacy.
Views: 35546 Redneck Revolt
Climate Change Leadership.
The Environmental Protection Agency of Ireland (EPA), as part of the National Dialogue on Climate Action, hosted a public lecture exploring climate leadership with the potential to create a low carbon, climate resilient, and inclusive world presented by Dr Edward Cameron, PhD. The EPA's Climate Change lecture series has been running since late 2007, bringing a range of Irish and international speakers to The Mansion House in Dublin to update Irish audiences on the science of climate change and possible responses to it.
Views: 782 EPAIreland
The Galaxy Primes by E. E. "Doc" Smith
They were four of the greatest minds in the Universe: Two men, two women, lost in an experimental spaceship billions of parsecs from home. And as they mentally charted the Cosmos to find their way back to earth, their own loves and hates were as startling as the worlds they encountered. Chapter 1 - 00:00 Chapter 2 - 1:01:23 Chapter 3 - 1:39:51 Chapter 4 - 2:26:40 Chapter 5 - 3:09:57 Chapter 6 - 4:06:35 Chapter 7 - 4:59:15 Chapter 8 - 5:54:35 Chapter 9 - 6:42:55 Read by: Mark Nelson (https://librivox.org/reader/251)
Views: 4500 Audiobooks Unleashed
ch 21) Carter-Ragan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus.
chapter 21: A People's History (Of The United States) Howard Zinn. ~ Chapter 21, "Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus", covers the Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, and George H. W. Bush administrations and their effects on both the American people and foreign countries. Zinn argues that the Democratic and Republican parties keep the government essentially the same, maintaining policies favorable for corporations and militant foreign policy whichever party was in power. Zinn uses similarities between the three administrations' methods to argue for this. Other topics covered include the Fairness Doctrine, the Indonesian invasion of East Timor, Noam Chomsky, global warming, Roy Benavidez, the Trident submarine, the Star Wars program, the Sandinista National Liberation Front, the Iran-Contra Affair, the War Powers Act, U.S. invasion of Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War, the Invasion of Grenada, Óscar Romero, the El Mozote massacre, the 1986 Bombing of Libya, the collapse of the Soviet Union, the United States invasion of Panama, and the Gulf War.
Views: 5418 andi burridge
The Complete Final Presidential Debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
PBS NewsHour (http://www.pbs.org/newshour) presents the full length foreign policy debate, originally held on October 22, 2012. The candidates debated at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. Do you read or write a language other than English? Help the NewsHour translate the debate: http://bit.ly/Azh5HF
Views: 65716 PBS NewsHour
Day one of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing
The Washington Post brings you live coverage and analysis of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. Read more: https://wapo.st/2wEW9yS. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2qiJ4dy Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/
Views: 406128 Washington Post
Joseph Stiglitz '64: "Globalism and Its Discontents: Point/Counterpoint with Ilan Stavans"
The "Globalism and Its Discontents: Point/Counterpoint" conversation series features Amherst College professor, and host of NEPR's In Contrast, Ilan Stavans and a guest engaging in thoughtful discussion and attempting to bridge the ideological divide growing in our nation. The rise of populism worldwide today, personified by Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, is a fierce reaction to globalism policies of the past few decades. Anti-immigration movements in Europe and the United States; assaults on free speech; racial profiling; polarized politics; intolerance for gender, economic and linguistic diversity; the building of walls and the renegotiation of international trade treaties; the tension between rural and urban communities; and the questioning of the basic tenets of pluralism are some of the symptoms. Democracy itself might be at peril. Joseph E. Stiglitz is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is also the co-chair of the High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the Chief Economist of the Roosevelt Institute. A recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979), he is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and a former member and chairman of the (U.S. president's) Council of Economic Advisers. In 2000, Stiglitz founded the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, a think tank on international development based at Columbia University. He has been a member of the Columbia faculty since 2001 and received that university's highest academic rank (university professor) in 2003. In 2011 Stiglitz was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Known for his pioneering work on asymmetric information, Stiglitz focuses on income distribution, risk, corporate governance, public policy, macroeconomics and globalization. He is the author of numerous books, several of them best-sellers. His most recent titles are Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited, The Euro, Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy and The Great Divide.
Views: 736 AmherstCollege
Inequality and Worker Rights: Where do we go from here?
The crisis of inequality is arguably one of the greatest social and economic issues facing the United States today. In this webcast, representatives of The Worker Institute at Cornell examine the ways in which worker rights and collective representation impact inequality and explore innovative solutions developed by the labor movement to solve this growing crisis. The presenters address the role that industrial and labor relations has historically had in reducing inequality and how changes in the country’s collective bargaining system can be linked to the extreme levels of inequality we see today. They also share new ways in which low-wage workers are organizing to address inequality and look at two specific examples: Caring Across Generations, a campaign that works to expand access to in-home care while creating living wage jobs for care workers; and Fight for 15, a fast food worker-led movement to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour. Presenters: Lara Skinner, Associate Director of The Worker Institute at Cornell Shannon Gleeson, Associate Professor of Labor Relations, Law & History Additional perspectives by: Sarita Gupta, Executive Director of Jobs With Justice and the Co-Director of Caring Across Generations Kendall Fells, SEIU National Coordinator and President of Fast Food Forward Lou Jean Fleron, Emeritus Extension Faculty (Cornell ILR) and Director of the High Road program in Buffalo
Views: 530 Cornell ILR
Feminist Makeup Tutorial (PARODY)
!!!!!!!!VERY IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER!!!!!!!! WOW UH hi folks i didn't realize this thing would get this popular (or notorious), but thanks for taking the time to watch! in case you didn't catch on, this video is supposed to be a tongue-in-cheek parody on some of society's crazy stereotypes of feminists. it's honestly not supposed to be serious or be taken seriously????? this video is not intended to offend anyone; if you want to take anything from it (which you don't have to), it's meant to play on some common misconceptions about feminism. there is a difference between feminism and misandry, and this video is a satire based on the fact that these two things get mixed up all too often. please though this video is ***not serious***: i'm NOT trying to get people to run into the streets and start ripping other people's throats out or performing blood sacrifices or anything like that, nor am i trying to undermine the feminist movement or tell other feminists what to do/how to live their lives/etc. i'm just having fun poking at some misconceptions and tropes. whether the delivery of the overall punchline is a success or not, this video is satire above all else, and such things are not supposed to be taken in earnest. again, if you're reacting to it seriously, just sit down, take a breath, drink a glass of water, and skip to 2:42 because there's a cat and jolly music to settle your nerves. ////////////ACTUAL DESCRIPTION//////////// feeling like a hot mess and in need of a reason to spruce up? what better reason do you need than establishing defending equal opportunities for women am i right!!!!! physical beauty is no way a judge of your self worth, chum! know that you do not have to follow this tutorial, nor any other makeup tutorial, in order to feel good about yourself, you hot smack of dough! you can put on all the makeup you want, or none, or you can paint your face to look like a tiger or hillary rodham clinton: just do whatever makes you happy and comfortable, and know that no matter what, you're like pizza: perfect in every way and wholly desirable to me because i haven't eaten lunch yet and am currently very hungry (◠‿◠✿) wow seriously i will never doubt beauty gurus again this stink is hard ????? how are you supposed to look physically attractive in close up hd videos i don't understand i look like a cave troll putting on war paint actually that doesn't sound so bad i'm going to open a sephora in the mines of moria /////////// music: for you by astronautica (http://astronautica.bandcamp.com) 4PM from animal crossing city folk (could someone find a 3ds for me so i can play new leaf) //////////// makeup: serum - stila one step illuminating serum foundation - stila "perfect & correct" foundation in fair concealer - garnier skin renew anti-dark circle eye roller powder - makeup forever hd microfinish powder blush - nars in deep throat eye primer - mac paint pot in painterly eyelash primer - lancôme cils booster xl eyeshadow - stila "in the light" palette eyeliner - maybelline eye studio eyeliner in blackest black mascara - lancôme définicils lip liner/lipstick - mac in mac red lip gloss - prescriptives tint balm in smoothie 03
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Why isn't my professor black? UCL panel discussion
There are just 85 black professors out of 18,510 in the UK and the number has barely changed in eight years. The percent of black professors (0.4%) shows a striking disparity with the proportion of black students, which has increased steadily each year and now stands at 6%. What does it mean when the generation that produces knowledge is so unrepresentative of the generation that consumes it? This panel debate will be chaired by Professor Michael Arthur, UCL President and Provost. It will aim to ask difficult questions and explore even more challenging solutions. Speakers: Professor Michael Arthur, Chair, UCL President and Provost Dr William Ackah, Panel Member, Birkbeck, University of London Dr Lisa Amanda Palmer, Panel Member, Newman University Dr Shirley Tate, Panel Member, University of Leeds Dr Nathaniel Adam Tobias C̶o̶l̶e̶m̶a̶n̶, Panel Member, UCL Deborah Gabriel, Panel Member, Founder and CEO of Black British Academics Further info: http://events.ucl.ac.uk/event/event:xe-hobmesz1-pt3gqx/why-isnt-my-professor-black
Views: 10939 UCL
History of U.S Foreign Policy in the Middle East | Roy Casagranda on Iraq & Iran
Roy Casagranda joins us today to discuss U.S foreign policy in the Middle East from 1953 - 2003 in this Middle East Podcast. U.S foreign policy in the Middle East is a very perplexing subject. The hardest thing to do when picking a place to start in a Middle East Podcast is that there is no correct point. U.S foreign policy in the Mid East technically starts back in the 1700s with the Barbary Pirates, however, on today’s Middle East Podcast we give a brief summary of British Oil interest in Iran and jump into when U.S foreign policy in the Mid East really begins. Right after WW2 Middle East, foreign policy was resolved around stopping the soviet union and oil interest. Roy Casagranda shares his knowledge on the Eisenhower Doctrine and how U.S foreign policy in the Middle East after the war was to remove the British and the French from the Middle East. The goal was to replace them. We talk about the U.S coup over the Iranian democracy and went into how the U.S and British installed the Shah of Iran in this Middle East Podcast. We then jump into how Middle East foreign policy started the Iranian Revolution and what eventually led to the Iran-Iraq War. We then jump into U.S foreign policy in the Mid East after the Iran-Iraq war. In this Middle East Podcast, we start talking about what eventually led to the Operation Desert Storm. And from there we start talking about the sanctions in Iraq. This is one of the best Middle East Podcast out there, so make sure you subscribe for more. Roy Casagranda was a terrific guest. His knowledge of Middle East foreign policy always makes for a discussion and Middle East history Podcast. Please check out Roy Casagranda at the Austin School page. He does incredible lectures on U.S foreign policy in the middle east. Roy Casagranda is a political scientist, professor of government and resident Middle East foreign policy expert at Austin Community College (ACC). His research lies with the intersection of politics, history, economics, psychology, and philosophy. He’ has been a college professor since 2002 and has been giving monthly lectures since 2006 on Middle East foreign policy. He regularly gives lectures on U.S foreign policy in the Middle East at the Austin School. Roy is the faculty advisor for the Austin School, a student club that hosts a lecture series political thought and Middle East Foreign policy. Roy's Book: The Blood Throne of Caria https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Throne-Caria-Empire-Nightingale-ebook/dp/B07GV4LR55/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1544917142&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Blood+Throne+of+Caria Roys Website: https://www.sekhmetliminal.com About Bro History ******************** Bro History is a history podcast that explores history, geopolitics, and culture. Every week you’ll receive multiple hours of discussion that is funny and insightful. Guest range from best selling authors, to historians, to journalists. We tend to concentrate on the U.S foreign policy in the Middle East, so make sure you check out this Middle East podcast. We are one of the fasted growing history podcast on iTunes right now and we're expanding to YouTube so make sure you subscribe. ---------------------------------- Platforms *********** 🎧 Bro History on iTunes & Apple Podcast https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bro-history/id1433981364?mt=2 🎧 Bro History on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/7aWhV3Y3EZAYlkio6yGnIR?si=qYM7NVKfSjutZ9f6xAEyLQ 🎧 Bro History on Stitcher Radio https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/henrybrohistorycom/bro-history 🎧 Bro History on Google Podcast ---------------------------------------------- Social Media *************** YouTube: Bro History https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ma9I6yJZmp5j1-wn585HQ?view_as=subscriber Facebook: @BroHistoryPodcast https://www.facebook.com/BroHistoryPodcast Instagram: @BroHistoryPodcast https://www.instagram.com/brohistorypodcast
Views: 968 Bro History
Question Period: Stats Canada and banking information privacy, veteran benefits - November 2, 2018
Follow along as opposition parties question the Trudeau government in the House of Commons. Today in question period the government faced debate on reports that Statistics Canada will be collecting personal banking information and veteran benefits. #questionperiod #cbcnews »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX Find CBC News on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1WjG36m Follow CBC News on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1sA5P9H For breaking news on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1WjDyks Follow CBC News on Instagram: http://bit.ly/1Z0iE7O Download the CBC News app for iOS: http://apple.co/25mpsUz Download the CBC News app for Android: http://bit.ly/1XxuozZ »»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»»» For more than 75 years, CBC News has been the source Canadians turn to, to keep them informed about their communities, their country and their world. Through regional and national programming on multiple platforms, including CBC Television, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, CBCNews.ca, mobile and on-demand, CBC News and its internationally recognized team of award-winning journalists deliver the breaking stories, the issues, the analyses and the personalities that matter to Canadians.
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Beshara Doumani ─ Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean: A Social History
Skip ahead to main speaker at 2:04 Introduction by Shahzad Bashir, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Humanities, Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University Comments by David Sabean,* Henry J. Bruman Professor of German History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Cosponsored by the department of History Middle East Studies Director Beshara Doumani introduces his new book, "Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean: A Social History." Cambridge University Press, 2017. Abstract: In writings about Islam, women and modernity in the Middle East, family and religion are frequently invoked but rarely historicized. Based on a wide range of local sources spanning two centuries (1660-1860), Beshara Doumani argues that there is no such thing as a typical Muslim or Arab family type that is so central to Orientalist, nationalist, and Islamist political imaginations. Rather, one finds dramatic regional differences, even within the same cultural zone, in the ways that family was understood, organized, and reproduced. In his comparative examination of the property devolution strategies and gender regimes in the context of local political economies, Doumani offers a groundbreaking examination of the stories and priorities of ordinary people and how they shaped the making of the modern Middle East. Beshara Doumani is a professor of history and director of Middle East Studies at Brown University. His research focuses on groups, places, and time periods marginalized by mainstream scholarship on the early modern and modern Middle East. He also writes on the topics of displacement, academic freedom, politics of knowledge production, and the Palestinian condition. His books include Family Life in the Ottoman Mediterranean: A Social History, Rediscovering Palestine: Merchants and Peasants in Jabal Nablus, 1700-1900, Academic Freedom After September 11 (editor), and Family History in the Middle East: Household, Property and Gender (editor). He is the editor of a book series, New Directions in Palestinian Studies, with the University of California Press.
Rethinking Government and Rethinking the Economy
Rethinking Government and Rethinking the Economy. Presented at CogX 2019. Bill Janeway; Economist and Author, Warburg Pincus Azeem Azhar; Founder, Exponential View Jeffrey Sachs; Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, Director of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, a commissioner of the UN Broadband Commission for Development, Former Director of the Earth Institute Columbia University Mariana Mazzucato; UCL Professor, Founding Director of the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, Author of The Value of Everything: making and taking in the global economy UCL Kate Raworth; Senior Visiting Research Associate, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford
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Annual Conference 2016 - Tuesday Morning
Full coverage of all activity from conference floor from Tuesday morning. Watch all the action from Conference floor, as it happens - http://www.labour.org.uk Click here to see our channel- http://bit.ly/1Hv7oHn Click here to subscribe - http://bit.ly/1EE0m0n Click here to get involved - http://bit.ly/1BoAVOl Want to know more about Labour? Website – http://www.labour.org.uk Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/labourparty Twitter - https://twitter.com/uklabour
Views: 5537 Labour Party
Panel Debate: Overcoming Global Challenges within Your Business
Business leaders debated how to overcome global challenges at a panel event at the University of London's Senate House on 4 July. The event was cohosted by the University of London and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).
Views: 1454 University of London
Sandbulte Center for Ethical Leadership Speaker Series: Alan Hodnik
Sandbulte Center for Ethical Leadership Speaker Series presents: Alan Hodnik, CEO of Allete. Please contact Rick Revoir at [email protected] if you have any questions about the Sandbulte Center for Ethical Leadership, or visit www.css.edu/sandbulte.
Views: 694 SaintScholastica
Diseases Gone Global -- Longwood Seminar
Humankind is in an ongoing struggle against infectious invaders. New diseases are spreading around the globe and diseases that were once considered eradicated are now making a comeback. What's driving the resurgence? Where do these bugs come from? How do they spread? In this seminar researchers explain how they are developing ways to track, control and eventually cure these diseases. To learn more about the Longwood Seminars, go to http://hms.harvard.edu/news/longwood-seminars
Looking to the past for clues on the future of energy
An engineer and a historian discuss how technology and human behavior are shaping the sustainable energy revolution. In the first in a series of events exploring the intersection of engineering and humanities perspectives on common themes, Stanford faculty members John O. Dabiri, professor of civil and environmental engineering and of mechanical engineering, and Ian Morris, professor of classics, engaged in a moderated discussion about the future of sustainable energy. The two spoke at length about their different viewpoints on a central question: What can we expect the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy to look like in light of new technologies and age-old human behavior? Morris, whose most recent book explored the role of energy in shaping inequality and violence over the past 20,000 years, said that the three critical periods of energy transition – from foraging to farming to fossil fuel societies – have resembled the messy process of natural selection. “Changing our behavior is a process driven by the same forces that drive biological evolution,” he said. “We respond positively to things that allow us to do what we want to do in an easier way without taking too many risks. So if you have electric cars that cost less and run on less than internal combustion engines, then people will buy them. If you don’t, they won’t.” Dabiri, whose research focuses on new ways to capture wind energy, said that engineers should think a little more about the context of their work – how renewable energy solutions will look different in Palo Alto than they will in Mumbai – as well as how a deeper understanding of human nature could help motivate people to change their behavior. “We often as engineers come in to the problem thinking if we come up with a cool enough gadget, people will flock to it. That might be true of the iPhone,” he said. “Until we come up with the iPhone equivalent for climate change, for solar energy, for wind energy, it’s going to be an uphill battle for massive adoption of these technologies.”
Evening News : 2019-04-17
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The Clean Air Promise
The League of Women Voters is asking members of Congress, respected community leaders and citizens around the country to promise to protect the health of children and families from air pollution. This is a social commitment that we make to each other and which we depend on our elected officials in Congress to carry out and safeguard.
Views: 5043 LeagueofWomenVoters
Reaffirming University Values lecture featuring Professor Ken Miller
Science Denial: from Anti-Vaxers and Climate ‘Skeptics’ to the Ark Park -- Why it Continues and Why it Matters Kenneth R. Miller is Professor of Biology. He did his undergraduate work at Brown, and earned a Ph D in 1974 at the University of Colorado. He spent six years as Assistant Professor at Harvard University before returning to Brown University in 1980. His research work on cell membrane structure and function has produced more than 60 scientific papers and reviews in leading journals, including CELL, Nature, and Scientific American. Miller is coauthor, with Joseph S. Levine, of four different high school and college biology textbooks which are used by millions of students nationwide. He has received 6 major teaching awards at Brown, the Presidential Citation of the American Institute for Biological Science (2005), and the Public Service Award of the American Society for Cell Biology (2006). In 2009 he was honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for Advancing the Public Understanding of Science, and also received the Gregor Mendel Medal from Villanova University. In 2011 he was presented with the Stephen Jay Gould Prize by the Society for the Study of Evolution, and in 2014 he received the Laetare Medal from Notre Dame University. He is the author of Finding Darwin's God (A Scientist's Search for Common Ground between God and Evolution), and Only a Theory (Evolution and the Battle for America's Soul). Brown University February, 16, 2017
Views: 1879 Brown University
Press Freedom: A Fundamental Right
On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, MSNBC and NBC News anchor, Richard Lui, and Advocacy Director for the Committee to Protect Journalists, Courtney Radsch, took part in a webchat to discuss the importance of media freedom to a democratic society. The panelists shared best practices for keeping journalists safe, increasing trust in reporting, media ethics, and using social media to combat threats to press freedom. The speakers were joined by on-camera audiences of journalists, press advocates, and university students at the U.S. embassy in Abuja, Nigeria, and the American Corner in Tirana, Albania. The program was moderated by Jane Carpenter-Rock, Deputy Director of the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs Additionally 23 other viewing groups from around the world, as well as online viewers, joined the webchat to ask their press freedom questions and share their perspectives. The program was available in English with simultaneous French translation on the Department of State's ShareAmerica page: Share.America.gov/Press-Freedom-webchat. Participants also joined the conversation by tweeting questions and comments using #WPFD2017.
Views: 430 GPA Interactive
Ido Aharoni Special Report: Scott Shay
Ambassador Ido Aharoni, Chairman of The Charney Forum on New Diplomacy talks to Scott Shay, Chairman of Signature Bank and the author of recent book “In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism”.
Views: 33 Charney Media
First Church Somerville's Gospel Choir, God's Good
On October 21, 2012 First Church Somerville's Gospel Choir performed God's Good during the worship service. The gospel choir is accompanied by First Church Somerville's own Project Soul. First Church Somerville is an Open and Affirming UCC Church based in the Davis Square Area of Somerville, MA. http://www.FirstChurchSomerville.org
Rev. Lawson: Civil Discourse & Social Change (9/13/2010) **FULL VIDEO**
NOTE: The Reverend begins speaking at 13:30, following introductions by the Provost and CSUN faculty members. *** Complete, unedited video of civil rights leader Reverend James Lawson's first lecture of his 2010-11 academic residency at CSUN. September 13, 2010. Armer Theater, Manzanita Hall. *** footage provided by Tony Hillbruner, Information Technology and Academic Technology captioning arranged by Marty Soupcoff, Academic Technology Rev. Lawson Lecture Series arranged by the Center for Civil Discourse and Social Change at Cal State Northridge © 2010 California State University, Northridge. Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/BvVl/
Views: 7082 CalStateNorthridge
Annual Conference 2016 - Monday Afternoon
Full coverage of all activity from conference floor from Monday afternoon. Watch all the action from Conference floor, as it happens - http://www.labour.org.uk Click here to see our channel- http://bit.ly/1Hv7oHn Click here to subscribe - http://bit.ly/1EE0m0n Click here to get involved - http://bit.ly/1BoAVOl Want to know more about Labour? Website – http://www.labour.org.uk Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/labourparty Twitter - https://twitter.com/uklabour
Views: 3659 Labour Party
Dr. Claire Wolfteich - Mothering and Public Leadership
Dr. Claire Wolfteich spoke at Saint Mary's College on September 27, 2018. Her lecture, Mothering and Public Leadership: Glimpses of Spirituality through Women's Life Writing," was part of the Center for Spirituality's Annual Endowed Lecture Series. Dr. Wolfteich is Professor of Practical Theology and Spirituality at Boston University's School of Theology. The Center for Spirituality brings distinguished scholars to Saint Mary's in an exploration of the relationship of faith and faith engagement with contemporary religious and theological issues.
Ex-Im Bank Annual Conference 2011: The Shifting Global Economy and Implications for Trade
A conversation with the Chairman of one of India's most successful corporations, a leading business journalist, and international economist regarding the intersection of U.S. economic policies, emerging world markets, and the strategies for American companies doing business abroad. Moderator: Judy Woodruff, Co-anchor, PBS NewsHour, and Senior Correspondent, PBS Panelists: Shri Anil Dhirubhai Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Group Peter Cook, Chief Washington Correspondent, Bloomberg News Arvind Subramanian, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Views: 1921 EximBankUS
Bali - the UN Conference and its Impact on International Climate Change Policy
Bali - the UN Conference and its Impact on International Climate Change Policy - Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming - 2007-12-19 - Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a hearing on the post Bali, Indonesia international climate negotiations. Chairman Markey and other members of the Select Committee hosted climate experts returning from Bali to discuss the outcome of the climate conference and an effective path forward on global warming for the United States and the international community. WITNESS LIST: * Ms. Christiana Figueres, Official Negotiator, U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol, Costa Rica; * Mr. Philip Clapp, Deputy Managing Director, Pew Environment Group; * Mr. Alden Meyer, Director of Strategy and Policy, Union of Concerned Scientists; * Mr. Ned Helme, President, Center for Clean Air Policy; * Mr. Myron Ebell, Director, Energy and Global Warming Policy, Competitive Enterprise Institute. Video provided by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Views: 6984 HouseResourceOrg
National Conversation on Rights and Justice: Building a More Perfect Union: Closing Keynote Panel
In celebration of the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the National Archives has been hosting a series of conversations across the country to explore topics related to the continuing and often complicated issues of rights in our modern era, including immigration rights and reform, civil rights and individual freedom, women’s rights and gender equality, and educational access and equity. The 2-day, culminating event in Washington, D.C. will assemble a diverse group of scholars, activists, and political leaders who will continue this important discussion. Closing Keynote Conversation: The United States of America: A Democratic Nation in an Open Global Society Moderated by Soledad O'Brien Panelists include William S. Cohen, former Secretary of Defense, Senator and Congressman, Ambassador Stuart W. Holiday, CEO of the Meridian International Group and Ambassador John D. Negroponte, former US Ambassador to Honduras, Mexico, the Philippines, the United Nations, and Iraq