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Nora Kramer and YEA Camp

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Our society trains people to become teachers or athletes or plumbers but Nora Kramer, activist and animal rights worker, argues we should also be training youth to become activists–and explains how Youth Empowered Action (YEA) Camp does just that.

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Davey Wreden: The Stanley Parable

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Davey Wreden, an Indie video game developer living in Austin, Texas, traces the history of the indie game industry and tells the fascinating story of the creation and remake of his own game, The Stanley Parable.   This program was … View full post

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Nancy Stout: One Day in December–Celia Sánchez and the Cuban Revolution

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Nancy Stout, author of One Day in December: Celia Sanchez and the Cuban Revolution, a biography of Celia Sánchez, a leading architect of Cuba’s revolution, published by Monthly Review Press with a foreword by Alice Walker. Celia is a fascinating, … View full post

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Gary English, artistic director The Freedom Theatre, Jenin

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Gary English, Founding Artistic Director of Connecticut Repertory Theatre and Distinguished Professor in Dramatic Arts at the University of Connecticut. More recently, he has been working as artistic director of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin Refugee Camp in Palestine’s occupied … View full post

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Rob Hopkins: Transition Towns Movement

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Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Network, talks about an international movement of community-led response to climate change, resource depletion and fossil fuels.  Embraced by communities in  34 countries, including 130 (so far) in the US, the Transition model provides a sustainable  blueprint … View full post

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Medea Benjamin on drones and drone warfare

Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK and Global Exchange, discusses her new book Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control, her recent delegation to Pakistan to express solidarity with the Pakistani people and to protest US drone strikes, the numerous legal, moral and … View full post

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