Bioneers audience

Elizabeth Dwoskin - What We've Learned About Tech Giants

Elizabeth Dwoskin is the Washington Post’s Silicon Valley correspondent; covering the rise of data-hungry technology companies, online conspiracies, and Russian meddling on social media. She was part of the team that broke over a dozen stories on Russian operatives’ use of Facebook, Twitter, and Google to influence the 2016 presidential election. She shines a light on our growing awareness of the dark side of Silicon Valley, and how that awareness is reshaping public policy, our understanding of democracy, and the way tech is used and built.

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Leila Salazar-López: The Amazon at a Tipping Point

For thousands of years, Indigenous peoples have protected their sacred ancestral territories. Leila Salazar López, Executive Director of Amazon Watch, urges us to stand with them to protect and restore the bio-cultural integrity of the Amazon, because our collective future depends on it.

  • 2020-04-01T19:00:00-07:00
    KCETLINK

David Or: Is There A Future for Our Democracy?

David Orr, one of the nation’s most lucid and influential thought leaders, draws from his forthcoming book, "Democracy Unchained: Politics as if All People Matter," to consider what we must do to return to the better angels of our collective nature and turn the ship around. What happens next is up to us.

  • 2020-04-08T19:00:00-07:00
    KCETLINK

Heather McTeer Toney - Climate Action IS the Social Justice Issue of Our Time

Heather McTeer Toney addresses how we must embrace climate action as the social justice issue of our time, and tear down old stereotypes so that we can build sustainable and resilient alliances to fight effectively together and affirm our common humanity.

  • 2020-04-15T19:00:00-07:00
    KCETLINK

Monika Bauerlein - The Future of Journalism

How do we overcome the hyper-capitalist algorithm devouring the free press? Monika Bauerlein is the groundbreaking CEO and former Co-Editor of ""Mother Jones,"" which since 1976 has stood among the world’s premier progressive investigative journalism news organizations.

  • 2020-04-22T19:00:00-07:00
    KCETLINK