CATEGORY: EMPIRE — 15.FEB.2014
On The Media
TSA ... Naked ... Laughing —
Jason Harrington worked as a Transportation Security Administration officer at O'Hare airport in Chicago for seven years. Harrington quickly became disgruntled, not just with the day-to-day absurdity of carrying out what he saw as ineffective security tactics, but with how much the TSA lied to the public. So, he started writing a blog, anonymously, called Taking Sense Away. Harrington talks about his time in the TSA and his article “Dear America. I Saw You Naked. And, Yes, We Were Laughing."
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Original Show Pub Date: 14.Feb.2014
CATEGORY: SPECIES, ENVIRONMENT — 13.FEB.2014
The Earth's Sixth Extinction — One Of Our Own Making —
There have been five major mass extinctions over the last half-billion years, when the diversity of life on Earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists are currently monitoring a new era of mass extinction, predicted to be the most devastating since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs. But this time around, says Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction, it's humans that are causing it.
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Original Show Pub Date: 11.Feb.2014
CATEGORY: FINANCIAL, RESILIENCE — 11.FEB.2014
Post Carbon Institute / PBS News Hour
Why a Conservative Economist Moved to the Country —
Chris Martenson explains why he left a lucrative career (and all the perks that go with it) to move his family to the country and a simpler, more sustainable way of living. Regarding the money-system shenanigans of the Fed, he reminds us of the old maxim, anything that can't go on forever, won't. Add to that his concerns over energy and resource constraints, you have a recipe for waking up to the realization that major change is coming.
Original Show Pub Date: 16.Jan.2014
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