Slought Foundation. Slought Foundation (‘Sl-aw-t’) is a non-profit organization based in Philadelphia that engages the public in dialogue about cultural and socio-political change. We collaborate with a range of partners including artists, communities, universities, and governments to encourage cultural inclusiveness and social activism.
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I talk to 2 developers in this episode, and toss in a story from myself at the end:
The first story comes from Sara J Chipps a Microsoft developer who lives on the East Coast.
The second story comes from Oren Eine (Ayende Rahien) about what life as a prison commander in Israel taught him about his career.
And finally there’s me (Rob) - talking about the "Coyote Contract" that was doomed to fail. So I gnawed off my own reputation to get out of it.
This edition of High Octane Growler has host Tommy Hough welcoming back “The Others” of Scott Slonaker and Fred Tank for a current events roundtable, accompanied by a more-than-adequate supply of Lost Abbey Devotion Blonde Ale bombers. We’re happy to report this time around the High Octane Growler production team did not run out of beer.
Tommy has escaped to Mexico to avoid North Korean agents. But don’t tell anyone. Tommy pontificates on President Obama’s recent end-run around the GOP congressional leadership, chews on the avoidable man-made disasters of the fiscal cliff and sequester, and asks what’s the matter with being anti-colonialist? …
Listening practice for English learners with gap-fill exercise, comprehension quiz and discussion question based on this week’s news ~ World Bank wants to Refocus Aid
Takes a critical look at the Tragedy of the Commons Elaborates the true tragedy of the monopoly, which has been taken to new heights by the global land grab in response to food insecurity. Examines how the usurping of land for oil, gas, logging, and mining has led to the massacre in the Amazon, due to the US-Peru Free2Raid Agreement. Introduces Presidents Correa and Morales UN sideshow on dismantling the International Center for Settlement of Investor Disputes.
Reads Mark Jarman’s poem, Coyotes. Elucidates the US position that favors democracy but backs paramilitary groups and secession to control resources. Reports breaking news on the military coup in Honduras and the popular support that has not been deterred. Talks about the 225 cardboard pigs delivered by Avaaz to the WHO, representing 225,000 petitioners demanding an investigation of the swine flu link to factory farms. With the possibility of State Park closures in CA, develops a plan to turn Wilder Ranch into a working eco-ranch with heritage chickens, heirloom pigs, and dual-purpose dairy.
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Linda Melvern is an investigative journalist and author. A world expert on the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, she was a consultant to the prosecution team at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in the military one case. She is an Honorary Professor of the Department of International Politics (University of Wales - Aberystwyth).
(May 6, 2009 at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE))