David Harvey, Author of “Marx, Capital, and the Madness of Economic Reason,” discusses the future of global capitalism.
Varoufakis adiscusses themes from his new book, “And The Weak Suffer What They Must?,” including the origins of a crisis that has affected not only Greece, but all of Europe.
Toxic Culture: How Capitalism Makes us Sick. Doctor Gabor Maté is a Hungarian-born Canadian physician and award-winning author who specializes in the study and treatment of addiction and is also widely recognized for his perspective on Attention Deficit Disorder and his firmly held belief in the connection between mind and body health. He has authored four books exploring topics including attention deficit disorder, stress, developmental psychology and addiction. The very nature of the system in which people live their lives is a significant source of illness. There are obvious factors like environmental pollution, toxins, and then of course there are the social determinants of health: the impact of poverty, the impact of inequality, the impact of history and continued racism.
Truthdig columnist and Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges addresses fascism and the rise of the Trump war machine in the keynote speech at the “After Trump and Pussy Hats” event in Vancouver, British Columbia, on March 3, 2017.
Introductions by Cecilia Point of the Musqueam First Nation and Lee Lakeman of the Vancourer Rape and Women’s Relief Shelter.
Croatian philosopher Srecko Horvat explores the recent rise of Europe’s far right and asks if the continent is in a desperate search for sense.
The film shows how Europe’s colonialism is experienced by the minority ethnic population, who disproportionately feel the power of state surveillance and intrusion.
Croatian philosopher Srecko Horvat is going on a journey across Europe, searching for the connections between the crises he believes are tearing the continent apart.
Speaking at Rockefeller Chapel in Chicago, Noam Chomsky discussed persistent and largely invariant features of U.S. foreign policy — in the words of U.S. planners, “the overall framework of order” — and its intimate relationship with U.S. domestic policy.