For “Story of Stuff” fans, here’s a teaser from the new Annie Leonard video, The Story of Solutions, coming October 1st. We believe that within a generation it’s possible we’ll be hearing…
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Just in time for Back Friday, Cyber Monday and all those days leading up to Christmas when “they” want you to BUY BUY BUY, the Story of Stuff Project brings you their latest video:
The latest “change the world” video from Annie Leonard’s Story of Stuff Project — Can shopping save the world? The Story of Change urges viewers to put down their credit cards and start exercising their citizen muscles to build a more sustainable, just and fulfilling world.
The United States isn’t broke; we’re the richest country on the planet and a country in which the richest among us are doing exceptionally well. But the truth is, our economy is broken, producing more pollution, greenhouse gasses and garbage than any other country. In these and so many other ways, it just isn’t working. But rather than invest in something better, we continue to keep this ‘dinosaur economy’ on life support with hundreds of billions of dollars of our tax money. The Story of Broke calls for a shift in government spending toward investments in clean, green solutions—renewable energy, safer chemicals and materials, zero waste and more—that can deliver jobs AND a healthier environment. It’s time to rebuild the American Dream; but this time, let’s build it better.
By Robert Singer
Can Jared Diamond’s “Geographic Determinism” answer “Yali’s ‘Cargo’ Question”: Why “they” are so rich and “we” are so poor?
Geographic Determinism: The shape and location of continents, flora, fauna, microbes, water, climate, topography determine history: Civilizations benefit because human populations with an east-west orientation (east-west) have a more consistent climate than those with a north-south orientation (Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies, Jared M. Diamond).
No, it cannot.
Civilizations benefit because God and the House of Rothschild so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son to the human populations with an east-west orientation, that whosoever believeth in him shall not have to obey the laws of nature.
Original sin entered the world when man went from trying to survive, to trying to justify his existence. “Cogito, ergo sum“, less ambiguously translated: “I am thinking, therefore I exist”, which is the foundation of Western philosophy.
Societies of civilized savages began when hunters and gatherers started farming and discovered toilet paper…
Great and timely new animated film from Annie “Story of Stuff” Leonard! Official description follows:
The Story of Cap & Trade is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers at the heart of this scheme and reveals the “devils in the details” in current cap and trade proposals: free permits to big polluters, fake offsets and distraction from what’s really required to tackle the climate crisis. If you’ve heard about cap and trade, but aren’t sure how it works (or who benefits), this is the film is for you.
The Story of Cap & Trade was made by The Story of Stuff Project & Free Range Studios, in partnership with Climate Justice Now! and the Durban Group for Climate Justice, two leading international networks of climate justice advocates.
By Robert Singer Maybe it’s the smoke from Mt. Vesuvius that keeps Arianna Huffington and the financial community from seeing that the economic collapse has nothing to do with the Fed “missing”…