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Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil

Garth Lenz: The true cost of oil

Translator: Morton Bast Reviewer: Thu-Huong Ha The world’s largest and most devastating environmental and industrial project is situated in the heart of the largest and most intact forest in the world, Canada’s boreal forest. It stretches right across Northern Canada, in Labrador, it’s home to the largest remaining wild caribou herd in the world: the …

Chrystia Freeland: The rise of the new global super-rich

Chrystia Freeland: The rise of the new global super-rich

So here’s the most important economic fact of our time. We are living in an age of surging income inequality, particularly between those at the very top and everyone else. This shift is the most striking in the U.S. and in the U.K., but it’s a global phenomenon. It’s happening in communist China, in formerly …

TEDxBoston – Noah Wilson-Rich – Urban Beekeeping

TEDxBoston – Noah Wilson-Rich – Urban Beekeeping

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ivana Korom Now that your minds are open I would like to tell you my goal for this talk. Which is to change your perspective on many things. How about this for one? (Laughter) This man is wearing what we call a “Bee Beard.” A beard full of bees. Now this …

An ultra-low-cost college degree | Shai Reshef

An ultra-low-cost college degree | Shai Reshef

I would like to share with you a new model of higher education, a model that, once expanded, can enhance the collective intelligence of millions of creative and motivated individuals that otherwise would be left behind. Look at the world. Pick a place and focus on it. You will find humans chasing higher education. Let’s …

Don’t Mention Income Inequality at a TED Talk

Don’t Mention Income Inequality at a TED Talk

it’s sis it is amazing that different forces that will squelch some type of dissent i mean the there that you can and not you cannot overestimate the queasy s uh… love of people in the media even in the sort of like things that we wouldn’t necessarily consider this reduced traditional media hiking tell …