Media Edge

"Conventional Economics Is a Form of Brain Damage" (4 minutes)

This video points out the fallacy of conventional economics - a belief that there are no limits to growth – and makes an emotional appeal to economists to include the biosphere and life itself in their economic models.



"The Laura Flanders Show" (27 minutes)

Riane Eisler, author of the groundbreaking book The Chalice and the Blade, and The Real Wealth of Nations, discusses partnership and post-industrial economics. Plus a message from Laura: "Wanted, This Christmas, A Media-Monopoly Bust Up."



"The History of Voting Rights from 1965 to Now" (4 minutes)

With voter suppression is on the rise, the ACLU has launched a 50-state campaign to expand the right to vote.

Know your history and get ready to fight back.



"The Struggle Continues" (1 hour, 22 minutes)

On September 15, David Archambault II, tribal Chairman of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota , spoke to a Sacramento audience about the the history of the struggle his ancestors had to endure, and how that struggle is very much alive today.  Chairman Archambault was instrumental in setting up resistance camps to protest the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Ohahe at Standing Rock.  He says the pipeline is being constructed across lands recognized by the U.S. as Sioux territory, violating the tribe's water rights from the 1851 Fort Laramie Treaty and subsequent treaties.

A Media Edge crew recorded the event at St. Mark's United Methodist Church as part of its Moon Lecture Series.

Details
Episode Number: 
659
Duration: 
1 hour 58 min
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Category: 
DCTV - Sponsored Programs
Disposition: 
DCTV Digital Library
Format: 
MPEG2 - MP4