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The Global Going-Crazy Tipping Point

In Consumerism on May 10, 2013 at 3:16 pm

By Reverend Billy

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Messianic leader of the Church of Stop Shopping and author of The End of the World, Reverend Billy confronts collective denial in the face of impending doom.

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The Orwellian Problem

In Science Studies on March 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm

By Naomi Oreskes & Erik Conway


Merchants of Doubt authors Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway identify how the right-wing fights science with PR as an extension of capitalist ideology.

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The Next Green Bubble?

In Biofuels on January 10, 2013 at 5:10 pm

By Robert B. Laughlin


Nobel Laureate Robert B. Laughlin exposes the consequences and limitations of biofuels from manure and corn ethanol to switchgrass and algae.

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Measuring Our Progress

In Critical Economics on November 8, 2011 at 7:00 am

By Frances Moore Lappé

In this critical economic report, Frances Moore Lappé, Small Planet Institute cofounder and bestselling author of Diet for a Small Planet, details the shortcomings of using the GDP as a measurement of well-being and introduces a better option.

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