Staff Favorites

David Suzuki
The Nature of Things

Not that long ago most of us on planet Earth lived on the land, that is to say with nature. Today there are many more billions of us and we...  

Noam Chomsky
Masters of Mankind

Adam Smith is routinely trotted out by pundits to justify the current economic system. Yet the Smith that is represented bares little resemblance to reality. If he were around today...  

Max Rameau
Gimme Shelter: The Housing Crisis

Anatole France, Nobel Prize winner wrote, “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and...  

Noam Chomsky
Arab Revolts

2 CDs Lecture.

Robert Jensen
A Call to Action

“In times of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act,” said Orwell. There are a lot of truth tellers in these times: Bill McKibben, David Suzuki, Sandra Steingraber,...  

Noam Chomsky
Imperial Dangers: Then & Now

2 CDs Lecture.

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
From Black Power to the New Jim Crow

The gains achieved by the Civil Rights movement are fond memories and are celebrated by holidays, memorials and pious speeches. Today, the U.S. has its first black president but while...  

Noam Chomsky
Human Intelligence & the Environment

As a species we humans are unique because of our intelligence. At the same time we have the capacity to defer, deny and ignore unpleasant realities. To wit: the environmental...  

Barbara Ehrenreich
Kicking People When They're Down

The rise in New York’s poverty rate as a result of the ongoing recession has pushed nearly half of the city’s population into the ranks of the poor or near-poor....  

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