Milton Friedman Speaks: The Energy Crisis: A Humane Solution (B1233) – Full Video

Music Reality – captured in user friendly symbols and processed for understanding. Music The Idea Channel Professor Friedman’s subject today is “The Energy Crisis: A Humane Solution. (applause) I want to start this talk on energy by reading to you a quotation of something that was written some time ago by an eminent expert on […]

The Energy Internet Explained, with Jeremy Rifkin

Well, we’re all familiar with the first Internet, the communication Internet. We’ve been on it for 24/25 years most of us. We use the Internet all the time to communicate and send information. The energy Internet is very, very new. It’s now actually being built out in places like Germany, in Denmark and across Europe […]

Why Is America So Rich?

The United States is the world’s most prosperous economy. It’s been that way for so long — over a hundred years — that we take it for granted. But how did it happen? There are many answers, of course. One is that the United States values the free market over government control of the economy. […]

🔴 How Climate Change Affects Corn & Soybean Prices (w/ Shawn Hackett)

JAKE MERL: Welcome to Trade Ideas. I’m Jake Merl, sitting down with Shawn Hackett, President of Hackett Financial Advisors. Shawn, great to have you back on the show. SHAWN HACKETT: It’s always good to be here. JAKE MERL: Let’s get right into it. What are we talking about today? SHAWN HACKETT: We’re talking about a […]

Rethinking consumption: Measuring success through well-being and happiness

So, thank you for having me, thanks, Mike, for the introduction, Elder Whiskeyjack and Councillors. I’m gonna rip through seven minutes of shock and awe, hopefully inspiring some new thinking. As Michael said, as Mike said, I just returned from Seoul, Korea where I was invited by the mayor of Seoul and several distinguished philosophers […]

How to Power the World for Just Two Cents | Frank van Mierlo | TEDxBeaconStreet

When I was a boy, we played with something called Vuurstenen which translates as “fire rocks”. One rock on its own is rather useless. But two rocks together? Two rocks together can give a magnificent spark. In that collision, there’s energy, a spark, and this is a talk about rocks, energy and the spark of […]

Power People: what are we doing with all that energy?

We all lead our own lives but together at certain times of day and certain times of year our demand for energy peaks. And working out how best to meet the ups and downs of our energy needs presents a growing challenge as we move towards a future powered by greener cleaner sources. Because as […]

Worth Quoting: Hazel Henderson -Think Globally, Act Locally

[MUSIC PLAYING] Welcome to Worth Quoting, a program sponsored by Florida Community College’s Open Campus and part of our speaker series. I’m Carol Miner, the provost of Open Campus and your host today. My special guest is Hazel Henderson, who is definitely worth quoting. She’s an author, a futurist, an economist, and someone who’s really […]

Economic Update: Democratize the Enterprise

Welcome friends to another edition of economic update a weekly program devoted to the economic dimensions of our lives, our jobs, our incomes, our debts, the interest rates we pay, the foreign trade that affects us, all of that. I’m your host Richard Wolff I’ve been a professor of economics all my adult life and […]

Worth Quoting: Hazel Henderson and Elisabet Sahtouris – The Sustainable Future

[BEEPING] Our planet has four-and-a half billion years’ experience in organizing workable living systems and fitting new species into the pattern. We’re the only species that has to do it by our own conscious design, and that puts us into this very interesting point now where we have to make the shift. Where, again, like […]