On Civil Society | Yanis Varoufakis: Has capitalism failed us? | May 18, 2018.

On Civil Society | Yanis Varoufakis: Has capitalism failed us? | May 18, 2018.

Yanis Varoufakis: Imagine that I am an expert financial economist who has predicted every single ____ upswing and downswing of the New York Stock Exchange. Open a bracket here: This is a fictional person… Ana Serano: Yeah. [laughter] YV: Like a unicorn. No economist has ever predicted any economic phenomenon ever. Ever. The 2008 crisis, …

Seattle City Council Planning, Land Use & Zoning Committee Public Hearing 9/9/19

Seattle City Council Planning, Land Use & Zoning Committee Public Hearing 9/9/19

>>>GOOD EVENING, THE SYSTEM OR NINTH, 2019 MEETING OF THE SEATTLE PLANNING, LAND USE, AND ZONING COMMITTEE WILL COME TO ORDER, 5:32 PM, ABEL PACHECO, CHAIR OF THE COMMITTEE, ONE AGENDA ITEM TODAY, A PUBLIC HEARING ON COUNCIL BILL 119600, UPDATING THE CITY ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW POLICIES. THE NEXT MEETING IS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, AT NOON, …

Voices of the Civil War Episode 21: “Sojourner Truth”

Voices of the Civil War Episode 21: “Sojourner Truth”

The women’s rights movement in America was directly influenced by the work of the abolitionist movement. Nearly all women’s rights advocates supported abolition, however not all abolitionists supported a woman’s right to engage herself in political activity. Responding to the attempted silencing of women at antislavery conventions, and the expectation that they stay at home …