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*View the archived webcasts of Jane Goodall, Doris Kearns-Goodwin, Robert Kuttner, Paul Hawken and Vandana Shiva, The Public Debate on Globalization and the WTO, Jimmy Carter, Doug Engelbart and Alan Kay, Amory Lovins, Herman Daly and Jagdish Bhagwati, and George Mitchell are available.

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Dr. Jane GoodallReason for Hope: A Spiritual Journey
September 9, 1999

Dr. Jane Goodall, Chimpanzee Ethnologist, on progress and the environment.

View her archived speech.


Doris Kearns-Goodwin Lecture
October 7, 1999

Dr. Doris Kearns Goodwin, American Historian and Political Commentator, on what we can learn from history and the ideas of progress.

View her archived speech.

The World Trade Organization in Seattle:
Speakers Address International Trade, Globalization and Progress.

Robert KuttnerSorting Out the Issues on Global Trade, and Economist's Perspeciteve
November 29, 1999

Economic journalist Robert Kuttner, hosted by James Fallows, on the free market system and the global economy.

View his archived speech.

A Public Debate on Globalization and the WTO
November 30, 1999

Featuring consumer advocate Ralph Nader, Professor of Economics at Columbia University Jagdish Bhagwati, founder of The Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology Vandana Shiva, co-director of the Institute for Policy Studies John Cavanagh, Proctor & Gamble's Scott Miller, and Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade David Aaron. (Cosponsored with the International Forum on Globalization, The Nation Institute, and Public Citizen.)

View the archived Debate.

Sorting Out the Issues on Global Trade, Advocates' Perspectives
December 1, 1999

Paul Hawken, entrepreneur, environmentalist, and co-founder of Smith and Hawken, appeared with Dr. Vandana Shiva, founder of The Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology.

View their archived speech.

Former President Jimmy CarterAn Interview with Jimmy Carter
January 19, 2000

Former President Jimmy Carter addresses human rights and global progress.

View the archived Jimmy Carter webcast.

Dr. Alan Kay & Dr. Doug EngelbartProgress on the Frontiers: Technology and Progress
February 15, 2000

Dr. Doug Engelbart, founder of the Bootstrap Institute and inventor of the mouse, and Dr. Alan Kay, inventor of the concept of Graphical User Interface (GUI) for personal computers, discuss the impact of information technology on the ways in which we organize work, educate children, and promote progress.

View their archived webcast.

Dr. Amory LovinsFinding Balance: Environment, Capitalism and Community
March 15, 2000

Dr. Amory Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute, addresses ecological and environmental aspects of progress.

View the archived webcast of Finding Balance: Environment, Capitalism, & Community featuring Dr. Amory Lovins.

Jagdish Bhagwati & Herman DalyDebating the Limits of Growth
March 29, 2000

Herman Daly, Former Senior Economist of the World Bank's Environment Department, and Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor of Political Science and Economics at Columbia University, address issues of progress and sustainable development.

View the archived webcast of Debating the Limits of Growth featuring Herman Daly and Jagdish Bhagwati.

George MitchellAgainst the Odds: Forging Peace
March 30, 2000

George Mitchell, Former Senator and Northern Ireland Peace Talks Leader, addresses issues of peace and progress.

View the archived webcast of Against the Odds: Forging Peace featuring George Mitchell.


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