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'Belongings: The Fight for Land and Food'

November 8, 2016
| An interview with author Sally Miller about the link between land ownership, conflict and food insecurity.
Length: 13:49 minutes (14.42 MB)
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Basic income: The devil is in the details

November 5, 2016
| Basic income is in the news right now, with governments from Alberta to Quebec in support of the idea. Economist David Macdonald says it's critical to pick the right model to actually reduce poverty.
Length: 15:48 minutes (14.48 MB)
| September 15, 2016
Image: Flickr/Philippe Rouzet
| July 13, 2016
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| May 17, 2016
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Responding to economic critiques of the Leap Manifesto

May 11, 2016
| The Leap Manifesto has been called divisive, naïve and economically unsustainable. Christopher Majka says these critiques are rooted in a misunderstanding of what the Manifesto aims to do.
Length: 18:10 minutes (16.64 MB)
| May 6, 2016
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Who will win the digital revolution?

April 21, 2016
| A talk by Robert McChesney and John Nichols based on their book "People Get Ready - The Fight Against the Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy."
Length: 1:07:12 minutes (64.14 MB)
Rachel Notley
| April 10, 2016
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Imagining a new post office for the post-carbon economy

April 9, 2016
| In this age of electronic everything, Canadians don't use their local post office as much anymore. But the post office is a community hub in other countries and it could be here too.
Length: 11:44 minutes (10.75 MB)
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