Category: Solidarity Economics
David Borlace, the YouTube researcher and presenter at Just Have a Think, speaks to the growth of HVDC. Moving energy across ever greater distances will overcome much of the intermittency of renewables like wind and solar. The way we will achieve that is via truly mind-boggling High Voltage Direct Current transmission systems. The question is, can we manufacture them quickly enough?
Little Chinese Everywhere
Tulou has been the inspiration of many famous movies, such as Mulan, Big Fish and begonia, Kung Fu Panda, etc. In reality, they are the traditional home of Hakka people, housing up to 800 people! Nowadays, few people live in Tulou because of a lack of modern facilities, but they are still a masterpiece of architecture! Luckily, I have met a very hospitable Hakka lady who showed me the real life inside the Tulou!
Starting with Carlos L. Garrido’s The Purity Fetish and the Crisis of Western Marxism, Alan Freeman leans in.
Chris Hedges speaks on the US Empire of Narcissism and Psychopathy.
Directed by Amanda Zackem
More Perfect Union • Delivery workers in NYC made history when they won a $24/hour minimum wage. It was supposed to go into effect in January, until it didn’t. DoorDash and Grubhub ran a shady, backroom campaign to delay and water down the law. But Los Deliveristas are fighting back.