A millionaire sets the record straight and the so-called “liberal” and “intellectual” TED community did not decide to promote his ideas. I wonder if it’s because TED is funded by the rich?
Gavin Newsome is the current Lt. Governor of California and author of the fascinating book Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government. In this discussion he explains his ideas with regard to eGovernment, Gov 2.0 and making government a platform for citizen involvement. Very interesting, plase enjoy.
Steven Pinker discusses his thoughts on Chomsky’s view of human nature and where he disagrees with Chomsky’s theories.
Very, very interesting and enlightening examination of the differences between the worldview’s of liberals and conservatives. His book Moral Politics has been out since 2002, how have I missed this? Please check it out his work is important.
A favorite of mine, Dr. Barnett explains his fascinating views on globalization and where it is heading. Dr. Barnett is a daily read for me and his book The Pentagon’s New Map should be read by anyone seriously interested in international relations and globalization.
Very interesting talk (and I’m sure his book Debunking Economics is as well) about the shortcomings of modern neoclassical economics and Dynamic stochastic general equilibrium modeling at the heart of it.
Very interesting discussion with Christopher Hitchens defending his views that the 1991 Gulf War never really ended and why he thinks America was justified in invading Iraq. This was in 2002 before the invasion and it’s a nice piece of proof that he is not some sort of sell out who changed his views … Continue reading
Interesting documentary about a very provocative theory. The Investment Theory of Politics essentially says that elections can be thought of as times when the moneyed and the powerful invest in politicians and legislation. Also some interesting quotes from Adam Smith who was, it should not be forgotten, a moral philosopher before he was a political … Continue reading