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  1. Ex Bank of England Governor Mark Carney: building a human-values based economy | RNZ

    Mark Carney is the UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Finance Adviser for COP26. He was Governor of the Bank of England until last year, and prior to that was Governor of the Bank of Canada. His new book, Value(s): Building A Better World For All challenges free market fundamentalism and blames it for damaging the values upon which a good society is based. He calls for change in a post-Covid world, where values of sustainability, solidarity and responsibility are embedded into decision-making as a framework to build a better world.


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  2. Ruth Coker Burks: caring for AIDS patients | RNZ

    As a young single mother in Arkansas with no medical training, Ruth Coker Burks cared for around 1000 men dying from AIDS through their final days. This was in the 1980s and 90s when the disease carried such a stigma that patients were shunned by their own families, and neglected by the medical profession at large. She tells the incredible story in her book All The Young Men.


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  3. Mike Berners-Lee: Carbon counting for a liveable future | RNZ

    Counting carbon has become a quagmire for consumers trying to understand quite how much impact their travel or work is having on the environment. Quite what the carbon footprint of a business is can be a bit of a moving target and some companies are able to hide their carbon in all sorts of places.


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  4. Benjamin Ferencz: last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor | RNZ

    100 year old Benjamin Ferencz is a lawyer, writer, thinker and pacifist who investigated Nazi war crimes after the Second World War, and is the last surviving prosecutor from the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials. He was chief prosecutor for the US Army at the Einsatzgruppen Trial, one of the 12 military trials held by the U.S. authorities at Nuremberg in Germany from November 1945 to October 1946. He later became an advocate for the establishment of an International Criminal Court to make war criminals accountable for their actions. In his book Parting Words: 9 Lessons for a Remarkable Life he shares his extraordinary life story and some of the things he has learned along the way. He was also the subject of the 2018 documentary "Prosecuting Evil".


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