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David Suzuki | An economy was once created to serve people and their communities. Today economic rationalists contend that people must sacrifice and give up social services for the economy.
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David Suzuki | Even with a later "overshoot" date, we burned through a year's resources in under eight months. That means we would need 1.6 Earths to support humanity's current demands on the planet's ecosystems.
Podcast
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Face2Face | Larry Weinstein talks to David Peck about his new film 'Propaganda: The Art of Selling Lies' and about how propaganda is influencing changes in the world order.
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Resh Budhu | At the fifth Tommy Douglas Institute, environmental justice activists Vandana Shiva and Clayton Thomas-Müller ask: Unless we stand up for the planet we stand on, how can we stand for anything else?
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David Suzuki | A lot needs to be done to reform our economic systems and to address critical issues like pollution and climate change. Reducing work hours is one way to make substantial gains.
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David Suzuki | We can all do our part to reduce consumption. We might find we're happier when we do.
Book Review
Kaitlin McNabb | When did feminism start meaning that consumption was the most revolutionary act? Marketplace feminism has been creeping in for quite a while and it's time to put it in its place.
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David Suzuki | Microbeads illustrate the excesses of marketing and consumerism, but they're only part of the problem. Most plastics break down into microparticles, often ending up in oceans and other waters.
Podcast
Kellia Ramares-Watson | Jocelyn Meggait created Free Utopian Projects -- an evolving series of socially interactive installations -- to connect art and social practice and to create community.
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Lizanne Foster | I finally understand why so many people prefer to look away when the topic of climate change comes up: cognitive dissonance is more comfortable than facing the facts about the crisis we are in.
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David Suzuki | Canadian mining companies haven't always had a great record for environmental and social responsibility in communities where they operate, but public scrutiny and pressure may help to change that.
Podcast
Charlene Sayo, Andrew Sayo, Eirene Cloma | For this episode, New York-based street artist Gilf! discusses America’s wars of occupation, gentrification, art, politics, activism and smashing kitchens.