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DIGITAL EUROPE - upgrade your consciousness from market capital to social capital.
Current Events, Politics, Society, Sustainability, Economics, Risk & Justice:
Technology is giving is giving life the potential to flourish like never before, or to self-destruct. Let's make a difference. FUTURE OF LIFE INSTITUTE
THE MUNK DEBATES - From gender and geopolitics, to nuclear weapons and neoliberalism, the Munk Debates tackle the most important questions of our time with passion and critical thought.
THE DEBS PROJECT – This is an informational website and blog relating to the ongoing 6-volume Selected Works of Eugene V. Debs project, edited by Tim Davenport and David Walters, published by Haymarket Books of Chicago.
THE OFFICE OF JEREMY RIFKIN The foundation of economic trends
NICK BOSTROM - Professor, University of Oxford Director, Future of Humanity Institute
THE ASPEN INSTITUTE – Weave: The Social Fabric Project
DAHR JAMAIL – "He is a superb journalist, in the most honorable tradition of that craft." -Howard Zinn
THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE - The mission of this website is to promote the understanding and implementation of the Precautionary Principle for the management of new and emerging risks.
THE WORLD IF - from, THE ECONOMIST Truly not to be missed. Always think: what if?
PLAN B 3.0 Mobilizing to Save Civilization EARTH POLICY INSTITUTE NEW YORK LONDON Lester R. Brown
CONTEXT.ORG Catalyzing a graceful transition to the Planetary Era
SIMPLICITY INSTITUTE Envisioning a Prosperous Decent
JASON HICKEL – Dr. Jason Hickel is an anthropologist, author, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
THE DARK MOUNTAIN PROJECT The Dark Mountain Project is a network of writers, artists and thinkers who have stopped believing the stories our civilization tells itself. We produce and seek out writing, art and culture rooted in place, time, and nature.
ETHICS RESOURCE CENTER advancing high ethical standards and practices
CREATIVE TIME REPORT artists unflinching perspectives on the most challenging issues of our times
MARIANA MAZZUCATO Economics - Innovation - Inclusive Growth - Public Purpose
Skepticism & Critical Thinking:
SKEPTOID – Critical Analysis of Pop Phenomena with Brian Dunning
YOU ARE NOT SO SMART A celebration of self delusion JASON SILVA - Brain Games and Others
ANTHONY MAGNABOSCO Street Epistemology
LOGICALLY FALLACIOUS the ultimate collection of over 300 logical fallacies
SKEPTIC NORTH crapping all over bad arguments like a Canadian Goose
SKEPTICAL SOFTWARE TOOLS – Applying the power of the programmable web to the purposes of skepticism.
THE SKEPTICAL TEACHER Musings of a science teacher and skeptic in an age of woo
BBC Radio 4 – IN OUR TIME. Melvyn Bragg hosts in depth discussions with experts on the history of ideas.
BBC Radio 4 – A HISTORY OF THE WORLD IN 100 OBJECTS.
MARINA AMARAL – History in Color: Color has the power to bring life back to the most important moments.
Science & Knowledge:
BBC Radio 4 – INSIDE SCIENCE. Dr. Adam Rutherford and guests illuminate the mysteries and challenges the controversies behind the science that’s changing our world. STANFORD ENGINEERING edu A FINE LIST OF FREE SCIENCE BOOKS
CLIMATE FEEDBACK - Accurate information is the foundation of a functioning democracy
LATEST THINKING – LATEST THINKING is an independent Open Access Video Journal providing summaries of research findings covering all academic fields from anthropology to physics, from biology to philosophy.
THE NAKED SCIENTISTS Award-winning science podcasts and science radio shows
BAYES' RULE: GUIDE - Bayes' rule or Bayes' theorem is the law of probability governing the strength of evidence - the rule saying how much to revise our probabilities (change our minds) when we learn a new fact or observe new evidence.
NATALIA REAGAN Where science, comedy and an unsettling love of primates collide.
SLATE STAR CODEX – Welcome to Slate Star Codex, a blog about science, medicine, philosophy, politics, and futurism.
THE HUMAN EVOLUTION BLOG Professor Nathan H. Lents and His Students Discuss Human Origins
LESS WRONG - a community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality
OFFICE FOR SCIENCE & SOCIETY Separating sense from nonsense McGill University
PHARYNGULA – evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a godless liberal
COCKTAIL PARTY PHYSICS serving up science and culture with a splash of wit
INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE IN SOCIETY Great stuff about science, society, and sustainability.
AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITY WEBLOG Agrobiodiversity consists of info. about crops, livestock, microbes, pollinators, wild relatives
CARBON COMMENTARY Chris Goodall writes about the many options the world can use to move away from fossil fuels.
BIOLOGY FORTIFIED Stronger life, stronger science, and stronger communication
ANTHROPOCENE JOURNAL peer reviewed science articles about humanities impact on the Earth
Health, Environment & Evidence Based Medicine:
SCIENCE-BASED MEDICINE – Exploring issues & controversies in science & medicine
BULLETPROOF BLOG - Your body know what to do to keep you healthy, you only have to make some simple choices.
MY CIRCADIAN CLOCK - Participate in this science research about your body clock.
THE SOCIETY FOR SCIENCE BASED MEDICINE Join this organization and show you care.
PUSWARE – Home of the growing Mark Crislip multimedia empire
THE LEAP Building a world based on caring for the earth and each other.
PAUP BECKWITH - Abrupt Climate Change from Arctic to Antarctic: Facts, Opinions, and Analysis
OUR POWER CAMPAIGN Communities united for a just transition.
ART DE VANY ONLINE "The New Evolution Diet" (Perhaps minus the supplements.)
SURVIVAL INTERNATIONAL Global movement for Tribal People's Rights
MICHAEL POLLAN Great stuff on nature, food and the mistakes of modern life.
THE PROGRAM ON ENERGY AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Stanford Universiy
THE BREAKTHROUGH INSTITUTE is a pioneering research institute changing how people think about energy and the environment.
GUY MCPHERSON Nature Bats Last (Abrupt Climate Change)
Philosophy, Free Thought, Ideas & Critical Thinking
BARKING UP THE RIGHT TREE – Great advice, don’t miss it.
CRITICAL THINKING ACADEMY resources that can help people think critically about important issues.
REASON AND MEANING The meaning of life: Philosophy, evolution, death and transhumanism
EDGE To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.
Open Yale Courses PLSC 114: INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY Professor Steven B. Smith
THE CHRISTIAN DELUSION – Hector Avalos, Ph.D., Edward Babinski, Dan Barker, Richard Carrier, Ph.D., David Eller, Ph.D., John W. Loftus, M.A., M.Div., Th.M., Jason Long Ph.D., Robert Price, Ph.D., Valerie Tarico, Ph.D., Paul Tobin
SLATE STAR CODEX DISPATCHES FROM WEIRD PLATONIC SPHERICAL COW PERFECT RATIONALITY OUTSIDE VIEW WORLD
SPECKYBOY The design community and web technologies move very quickly, and our weekly news is the best way to be kept in the loop.
"Good design is making something intelligible and memorable. Great design is making something memorable and meaningful."
PA CONSULTING technology innovation BRILLIANTLY WRONG Thoughts on science and programming
NEXT NATURE NETWORK How not to lose sight of the human factor? Next Nature Network is the international network for anyone interested to join the debate on our future – in which nature and technology are fusing.
STEPHEN WOLFRAM – Stephen Wolfram is a British-American computer scientist, physicist, and businessman. He is known for his work in computer science, mathematics, and in theoretical physics. In 2012 he was named an inaugural fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
Psychology & Cognitive Science
GEOFFREY MILLER evolutionary psychology
DR HECTOR A. GARCIA Hector is a clinical psychologist specializing in combat related PTSD
Art, Culture & Adventure
THE BAFFLER A loose collective of disaffiliated culture critics, knowledge workers, poets, illustrators, and closet utopians.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF ALBERT KAHN color photographs from a lost age
BART D. EHRMAN The History of Christianity
YOU HAVE BEEN HERE SOMETIMES David John, interior design THE ROYAL SOCIETY
SURVIVAL NEWS ONLINE – Self-Reliance for Everyone
FIVE INVITATIONS - Coming to terms with death.