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Robert Jensen on Media Consumption Crisis

University of Texas Professor Robert Jensen will speak on “Media Consumption Crises.” Jensen will discuss the relationship of hyper-mediated culture and mass-marketed consumption to social and ecological crises. How do contemporary news and entertainment media shape our understanding of self and society? How does contemporary consumerism affect the larger living world? How should we understand the multiple, cascading crises of our time? Jensen, who teaches in the School of Journalism, is the author of Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully. Location: Austin Community College, Pinnacle Campus, 10th Floor Conference Room, 7748 Highway 290 West, Austin Filmed and Edited by Jeff Zavala and Grace Alfar Austin Indymedia http://austin.indymedia.org

Interview with Robert Jensen on Media Consumption Crisis

This interview features Dr. Robert Jensen with an in-depth look at current societal concerns nationally and on the global stage. University of Texas Professor Robert Jensen speaks on “Media Consumption Crises.” Jensen discusses the relationship of hyper-mediated culture and mass-marketed consumption to social and ecological crises. How do contemporary news and entertainment media shape our understanding of self and society? How does contemporary consumerism affect the larger living world? How should we understand the multiple, cascading crises of our time? Jensen, who teaches in the School of Journalism, is the author of Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully. Location: Austin Community College, Pinnacle Campus, 10th Floor Conference Room, 7748 Highway 290 West, Austin Filmed and Edited by Jeff Zavala and Grace Alfar Austin Indymedia http://austin.indymedia.org

Roy Casagranda on The Origins of the Syrian Crisis

Roy Casagranda speaks to the historic realities that have lead to the current situation in Syria and explains the larger political environment created by the world's largest players. To lean more visit: http://theaustinschool.com Video produced by Jeff Zavala Videography / Editing by Grace Alfar

 

Deepa Kumar on "Constructing the Muslim Enemy From the Crusades to 9 11"

Dr. Deepa Kumar presented "Constructing the Muslim Enemy From the Crusades to 9 11" at the University of Texas at Austin on September 12, 2013.

Robert Jensen - The Anguish in the American Dream

 

  "As we cope with downturns in American power in the world and the American economy at home, there is much talk about reviving, renewing, rescuing, or redefining the American Dream. We would be better off facing the anguish inherent in the American Dream. Once we recognize that the dream has always been dependent on domination, we can see what fundamental changes are necessary to avoid a planetary nightmare."  Jensen is the author of several books, including All My Bones Shake: Seeking a Progressive Path to the Prophetic Voice, and co-producer of the documentary film “Abe Osheroff: One Foot in the Grave, the Other Still Dancing,” which chronicles the life and philosophy of the longtime radical activist. 

Location: MonkeyWrench Books, 110 E. North Loop, Austin, 78751 http://monkeywrenchbooks.org 

Filmed, Edited & Produced for Austin Indymedia by Jeffry Zavala. http://zgraphix.org ;http://austin.indymedia.org 

 

Robert McChesney - A Last Sunday Special Event

 

Direct Action at Fort Hood & Resistance Against Deployment of 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment to Iraq

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