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Halina Brown, Professor, Department of International Development, Community, and Environment, Clark University, February 21 2017
Peter Frase’s presentation on Technology, Ecology, and Power. With an Introduction by Maurie Cohen, Peter Frase, editor at Jacobin Magazine, discusses technology, ecology and power as the central organizing themes of his book “Four Futures” that is recently published. February 16 2017
This cartoon is a follow-up response to Halina’s great post, and it seems as though heavily marketing it (and others) to the U.S. mainstream in the guise of a one or two word “brand” could go a long way in addressing her cogent concerns.