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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Sep 16, 2022 GCTV
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Dr. Alynna J. Lyon is a Professor of Political Science at the University of New Hampshire and is Co-Editor and Chief of the journal Global Governance. She authored “US Politics and the United Nations: A Tale of Dysfunctional Dynamics.” Dr. Lyon traces the UN’s creation in 1945, dating from the League of Nations and President FDR’s effort to create an organization to prevent war, assist economic and social development and promote human rights. The US benefits more than any other country...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Sep 16, 2022 GCTV
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Dr. Augusto Lopez-Claros, Executive Director of the Global Governance Forum, discusses his recent book, “Global Governance and the Emergence of Global Institutions for the 21st Century,” which proffers that the United Nations, which was created out of the ashes of World War 2, and other international organizations must make major structural changes to become more efficient, effective and relevant. Some suggestions include expanding the role of the UN General Assembly’s 193 member states...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Aug 13, 2022 GCTV
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Katrina vanden Heuvel, the publisher, part-owner, and former editor of the magazine The Nation is a political commentator on various TV programs, a guest columnist for the Washington Post and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She emphasizes how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt helped found the UN out of the ashes of World War 2 and proffered the Four Freedoms (Freedoms of Speech and Worship and Freedoms from Want and Fear), which are arguably under siege by the former...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Aug 13, 2022 GCTV
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Sir Mark Lowcock, former United Nations Under Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, discusses the role of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and his new book Relief Chief: A Manifesto for Saving Lives in Dire Times. As the “relief chief” his main responsibility was to coordinate the work of major humanitarian agencies, such as the International Red Cross, UNICEF and the UN Refugee Agency, to effectively streamline the delivery of...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jul 9, 2022 GCTV
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“Swimming the Volga” is a distinctly personal account written by Brigadier General Peter B. Zwack {Ret.} that begins in 1989 (in the waning years of the Cold War) when as a young army Captain, he received both a Soviet visa and US approval to study Russian at a regional university in Kalinin. This occurred in Russia over the turbulent 1990s just before the rise of Vladimir Putin. General Zwack also highlights how the Russian “state of mind” has changed from 1989 to today, whether the US...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 5, 2022 GCTV
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Dr. Kevin Gallagher, director of the Global Policy Center at Boston University and co-author of “The Case for a New Bretton Woods: Reforming Global Economic Governance for Prosperity and the Planet,” focuses on how The Bretton Woods Institutions which are the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF ), both Specialized UN agencies, were set up at a meeting of 43 countries in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA in July 1944. Their principal aims were to help rebuild the devastated...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
May 30, 2022 GCTV
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Dr. Chantal Line Carpentier, New York Office Chief for the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), discusses how UNCTAD serves as the United Nations focal point for trade and development, and for interrelated issues in the areas of finance, technology, investment and sustainable development. She stresses the importance of the Global Crisis Response Group, recently established by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, to develop strategies to confront trade and development challenges in...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
May 3, 2022 GCTV
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Louis Charbonneau, United Nations Director at Human Rights Watch, highlights the critical role played by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and other such entities to focus the spotlight on human rights violations in dangerous areas, such as the Tigray Region of Ethiopia, Sudan and Ukraine. Although the UN Security Council is paralyzed and needs to be reformed, some other major agencies of the UN are on the ground in Ukraine and are helping to keep millions of people alive. The UN...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
May 3, 2022 GCTV
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Paula Caballero, Regional Managing Director for Latin America with the Nature Conservancy, discusses her recent book, “Redefining Development: The Extraordinary Genesis of the Sustainable Development Goals.” She provides an overview of the importance of the Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015) and the Sustainable Development Goals (2016-2030) in focusing on the economic, social and developmental aspects of eliminating poverty, empowering women and girls, combating climate change,...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Apr 29, 2022 GCTV
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Dr. C. Fred Bergsten, Nonresident Senior Fellow and Director Emeritus at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and former Economic Deputy to Dr. Henry Kissinger at the National Security Council, highlights his recent book “The United States vs. China.” Dr. Bergsten focuses on a wide range of topics, such how the US and China can avoid an economic/military Cold War; potential damage to the liberal international economic order; a failed America First unilateral approach to...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Apr 11, 2022 GCTV
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Professor Anthony King, Chair of War Studies at the University of Warwick in the UK, recently authored “Urban Warfare in the Twenty-First Century.” His previous books on infantry tactics and army command at the divisional level prompted him to undertake this book from a sociological vantage. He posits that urban warfare can be traced back to the siege of Jericho. Warfare has transitioned into cities, such as Mosul, Aleppo and Kyiv. One major change is that urban warfare has evolved into...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 19, 2022 GCTV
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Jason Dodier, an American international business professional at Schneider Electric, discusses energy management from the standpoint of operations, business development, marketing and sales. He highlights why it is important to move quickly to renewable energy sources and away from fossil fuels. To be effective, the world needs to reduce its fossil fuel use 50% by 2030 and 100% by 2050. As has been mentioned frequently, there is no Planet B. Humans must preserve this planet for future...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 2, 2022 GCTV
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Dr. Daniel J. Pesut, an Emeritus Professor of Nursing, Past Director of Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership, and Katherine R. and C. Walton Lillehei Chair in Nursing Leadership at the University of Minnesota, highlights the challenges confronting the nursing profession and how foresight will be instrumental in strengthening the profession, especially by heeding the “Future of Nursing Report” that encourages creating a culture of health, reducing health...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jan 13, 2022 GCTV
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Dr. John B. Cobb Jr. a renowned American theologian, philosopher, and environmentalist, explains the concept of an ecological civilization, its distinctive characteristics and the differences between sustainable development and environmentalism, within the prism of the climate crisis. Additionally, he takes a macro approach to some international problems by focusing on the potential conflict between the US and China, especially since the more hawkish or pro-war forces tend to exacerbate the...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Dec 23, 2021 GCTV
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Raquel Lagunas, the 2020 Interim Director of the UN Development Program’s (UNDP) Gender Team, discusses a wide range of issues such as providing technical assistance to governments regarding the health of women, combatting climate change and protecting women in conflict countries that are in transition from war to peace, The purpose of the Gender Team is to help overcome biases and prejudices against women, stress gender equality, empower women and work towards achieving the UN’s 17...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Dec 23, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Elizabeth Economy, author of “The World According to China,” showcases how China is striving to rejuvenate its vision of a great Chinese nation through a variety of programs such as the Belt and Road Initiative, which is an infrastructure plan that is developing airports, roads and other physical projects from China to Africa. Other issues broached included the possibility of China potentially filling a vacuum when Donald Trump, arguably mistakenly, withdrew from several UN agencies and...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Dec 23, 2021 GCTV
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Aaron S. Williams, an international development expert, former diplomat and 18th Director of the U.S. Peace Corps, recently authored his unique journey from the South Side of Chicago to working with the Peace Corps, USAID, Nelson Mandela and various UN agencies to lend a developmental hand to improve the lives of millions of people, and share his Peace Corps and USAID experiences in ” A Life Unimagined”: The Rewards of Mission-Driven Service in the Peace Corps and Beyond.”
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Dec 21, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Helga Nowotny, Former President of the European Research Council and Professor Emerita of Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich, recently authored: “In AI We Trust: Power, Illusion and Control of Predictive Algorithms “ in which she suggests that we have embarked upon an open-ended co-evolutionary process of humans and digital machines at a time when humanity faces an unprecedented sustainability crisis, not to mention that some media platforms have immense control over messaging,...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Dec 21, 2021 GCTV
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Eric Protzer, a research fellow at Harvard’s Growth Lab, recently co-authored an interesting and timely book titled “Reclaiming Populism: How Economic Fairness Can Win Back Disenchanted Voters.” He highlighted how economic unfairness and social mobility were far more influential than income inequality in creating the appearance of a “rigged system,” while explaining that many factors entered into this complicated discussion such as globalization, authoritarianism vs. democracy,...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Dec 21, 2021 GCTV
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Aisling Taylor, an intern with United Nations Webcast at the UN Headquarters in New York, is a youth representative who studied at Oxford University and majored in Geography. She discusses major issues such as the climate crisis, refugee migration, gender equality, human trafficking, discrimination, and sustainable agriculture, as well as the other UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to eliminate poverty, eradicate hunger and battle climate change, as a few examples. She posits that most...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Nov 6, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Ashok Gangadean, a world-renowned philosopher, spiritual activist and founder and director of the Global Dialogue Institute highlights the significance of his 1776 Now program, and how the great religious leaders and philosophers, such as Mohammed, Jesus, Plato, Socrates, Buddha and Aristotle, if alive today, would use their teachings to assist in the battles against climate change, gender inequity, assault on democracies, systemic racism and other current problems.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Nov 1, 2021 GCTV
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Tom Osborne, International Correspondent and former ABC Bureau Chief to the United Nations, discusses his latest book “The Politics of War: My Ten-Year Journey with Peter Jennings,” as well as a variety of other topics such as Desert Storm, the Gulf War, the Balkan conflict in the 1990s, role of the UN in promoting peace and security, and the debasement of professional, journalistic ethical standards by many of the far-right media outlets in the US and worldwide.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Nov 1, 2021 GCTV
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John Seager, President and CEO of Population Connection, explains the importance of focusing on family planning, population growth, the Earth’s finite resources and the climate crisis, which has been predominantly caused by humans. Population discussions must identify the critical role that women and entire families play, how population growth or contraction could affect economic systems and the linkage between population growth, economic activities and climate change.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Oct 28, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Celine-Marie Pascale, a renowned Sociologist, leading scholar in the field of language and society, and author of “Living on the Edge: When Hard Times Become a Way of Life,” draws upon her interviews with people from Appalachia, American Indians and inner-city dwellers on a number of issues such as the viability of The American Dream, poverty, systemic racism, income inequality, military-industrial complex and corporate Socialism.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Oct 21, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Alex de Waal, Executive Director of the World Peace Foundation at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, discusses his recent Book “New Pandemics-Old Politics: Two Hundred Years of War on Diseases and Its Alternatives,” as well as other major issues such as the climate crisis, famine and conflicts in Africa, gender equity and the role of United Nations agencies and its Sustainable Development Goals to confront these problems.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Oct 19, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Frank W Maletz, MD and founder of the HEALTHspital Family Foundation, highlights the unique differences between a hospital and HEALTHspital, especially by enumerating his 8- transformational pillars to eliminate health care waste and abuse, improve chronic care methodology and patient-doctor collaboration, revamp disease prevention and develop a holistic approach to comprehensive health care, to mention just a few. Download this video and more like it, free at...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Oct 19, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Raphie Kaplinsky, an Honorary Professor at the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex and Author of “Sustainable Futures: An Agenda for Action,” proposes to achieve a sustainable world we must re-orient financial systems away from a casino mentality, reduce power of plutocrats, need a Green New Deal, move government from national level to local level and assist developing countries to develop economically, while minimizing the negative influence of fossil fuel...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Sep 30, 2021 GCTV
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Randy Patrick, City Manager of North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada, shares his observations regarding the advantages and disadvantages of living in a small, micro-city, especially when confronting the challenges of climate change, reverse economic investment, educational and health care systems and job creation. Futuristic foresight is critical in identifying and confronting potential challenges.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Sep 27, 2021 GCTV
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Forrist Lytehaause, Chief Enabling Officer or CEO of Planetary CARE, is an architect, scholar, researcher, synergist and strategist, who has worked in the areas of blockchain, multi-stakeholder collaborations and cooperatives, and an exponential organization platform development model toward accelerating “Building Global Resilience through Regenerative Agriculture.´ He stresses how proper soil stewardship is critical to confronting the climate crisis and providing future food supplies. This...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Sep 20, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. John Arquilla, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Defense Analysis at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, highlights his recent book titled “Bitskrieg: The Challenge of Cyberwarfare,” and explains the importance of confronting cybersecurity threats and a potentially emerging international “Cool Cyber War” that could spiral out of control.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Sep 20, 2021 GCTV
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John Hewko, CEO and General Secretary of Rotary International, and Carol Spahn, Acting Director of the US Peace Corps, discuss a unique partnership that was fostered by the Partnering for Peace group. The emphasis is to bring Peace Corps Volunteers in over 60-countries, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and 1.2 million Rotarians to collaborate on humanitarian and development projects, as well as focus on Rotary and Peace Corps Peace Week from September 20-26.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Sep 14, 2021 GCTV
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John Hewko, CEO and General Secretary of Rotary International, and Carol Spahn, Acting Director of the US Peace Corps, discuss a unique partnership that was fostered by the Partnering for Peace group. The emphasis is to bring Peace Corps Volunteers in over 60-countries, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and 1.2 million Rotarians to collaborate on humanitarian and development projects, as well as focus on Rotary and Peace Corps Peace Week from September 20-26.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Aug 12, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Tom Tuttle, former Director of the University of Maryland Center for Quality and Productivity in College Park, suggests rethinking the traditional approach to economic development and highlights the importance of a vibrant democracy to the success of America, especially in light of the Trump-inspired January 6 insurgency to overthrow a fair and free election and the dysfunctional role of some media outlets such as Fox, OANN and Newsmax, in weakening democratic institutions in the US and...
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Aug 9, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Dot Maver, educator, peacebuilder and founding president of the National Peace Academy USA focuses on a wide range of peace initiatives such as a 2021 Peace Education Conference, the UN International Day of Peace and the importance of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 23, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Michael Butter, Professor of American Literary and Cultural History at the University of Tübingen and author of “The Nature of Conspiracy Theories,” explains how these concepts are dangerous in spreading disinformation and undermining democratic institutions worldwide, such as the Trump Insurgency on January 6, 2021, QAnon, Fox, Newsmax, OAN and other right-wing outlets.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 23, 2021 GCTV
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Jennifer Jones, who will be the first woman president of Rotary International in 2022, discusses key programs pertaining to diversity, peace, and the environment, and highlights the importance of partnerships, such as with the United Nations, US Peace Corps, the CDC and Partnering for Peace, especially on major programs such as Polioplus.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 23, 2021 GCTV
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Tim Jackson, Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity and Professor of Sustainable Development at the University of Surrey (UK), and author of “Post Growth: Life After Capitalism,” identifies the strengths and weaknesses of Capitalism in dealing with income inequality, consumerism, globalization and climate change.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 23, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Ken Conca, professor of International Relations in the School of International Service at American University and author of “An Unfinished Foundation: The United Nations and Global Environmental Governance,” focuses on the critical role of the UN in confronting climate change and the importance of the US’s strong participation in the Paris Climate Accords.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 21, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Salvador Macip, who is the head of the Mechanisms of Ageing and Cancer Lab at the University of Leicester (UK), focuses on his recent book, “Modern Epidemics: From the Spanish Flu to COVID-19", and the importance of preparing for the next outbreak by strengthening the UN’s World Health Organization, using an advanced warning system and relying on scientific information-as opposed to how the US, Brazil, Mexico and Belarus mishandled the current pandemic.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 21, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Takuma Melber, a Japanese-German historian, who teaches History and Trans-cultural studies at the University of Heidelberg in Germany, discusses his recent book, “Pearl Harbor,” which highlights the role of FDR, Hirohito and major miscommunications before the December 7, 1941, Japanese surprise attack on the US-Pacific Fleet.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 17, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Jayne Fleener, a Futurist and Professor of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development in the College of Education at North Carolina State University, discusses the transformational changes occurring in education, especially in the area of myths pertaining to competition, consumerism and progress.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jun 14, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Allen Goben, Past President of Tarrant County Northeast College Campus and Senior Consultant for Communities of the Future, identifies how educators are rethinking learning systems and developing innovative listening skills that will assist in combating climate change and confronting some media disinformation.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
May 8, 2021 GCTV
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John Cavanagh, Former Director of the Institute for Policy Studies and author of “The Water Defenders: How Ordinary People Saved a Country from Corporate Greed," explains how people in El Salvador banned mining to save the rivers and protect environmental areas from economic plunder by large mining corporations.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
May 6, 2021 GCTV
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John Feffer, Author of Splinterlands and Director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, contrasts the Trump and Biden Administrations, especially with Biden’s positive policies on climate crisis, human rights, utilizing UN programs and nuclear nonproliferation--while Trump's policies weakened America and incited an illegal insurgency on January 6. Download this video and more like it for free at www.globalconnectionstelevision.com
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
May 6, 2021 GCTV
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Nathan Bomey, “USA Today” Reporter and Author of "Bridge Builders: Bringing People Together in a Polarized Age," posits that the task of bridge builders who promote successful communication between polarized groups is made more difficult due to the potentially large amount of misinformation and disinformation often propagated by media outlets such as Fox and OAN.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Apr 20, 2021 GCTV
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Ruben Nelson, Executive Director of Foresight Canada, focuses on climate change crisis, the Sixth Extinction, clean energy and the potential disintegration of society. Download this video and more like it free at www.globalconnectionstelevision.com
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Apr 20, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Andrei Tsygankov, Author of "Russia and America: The Asymmetric Rivalry" and a Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations at San Francisco State University, describes how Russia and the US could reduce tensions regarding Ukraine, NATO and their nuclear arsenals, as well as analyzing the cozy relationship between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Download this video and more like it free at www.globalconnectionstelevision.com
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Apr 12, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Gerald Friedman, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts and Author of "The Case Of Medicare For All," delineates how the US health care arrangement, in comparison to others such as in Japan, the UK or France, is one of the most expensive systems that is not as comprehensive, efficient nor effective as many of the others.
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Apr 12, 2021 GCTV
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Katrin Kohl, Professor of German at the University of Oxford and Author of "Modern Languages: Why It Matters," describes the importance of all 7,100 languages in the world and the value of learning other languages, even though English is the predominant lingua franca of communication worldwide at this point in time.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Apr 9, 2021 GCTV
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Chuck Collins, author of “The Wealth Hoarders: How Billionaires Pay Millions to Hide Trillions,” discusses economic inequality and how the ”Wealth Defense Industry” uses a wide range of trusts, foundations, offshore shell companies and fake losses to hide over $30 trillion from being taxed.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 25, 2021 GCTV
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Peter Kyle, former Dean of the Rotary Representative Network and current member of the Rotary Board of Directors, explains the unique partnership between the United Nations and Rotary with the Polioplus Program, the largest international health program ever, as well as the Rotary Peace Centers.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 14, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Magdalena de la Teja, Former Vice President for Student Development Services at Tarrant County College, Northeast Campus in Texas, explains how students will develop new skills to effectively operate in an interdependent, interrelated and complex world and confront problems as income inequality, racism and climate change.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 9, 2021 GCTV
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Stewart Levine, Resolutionary and Author of “Agreements for Results,” offers suggestions as to how the United Nations, governments, the private sector and the general public can resolve thorny differences when confronting the climate crisis, income inequality, gender equity and systemic racism.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 8, 2021 GCTV
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Don Macke, Leader of the e2Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, describes how rural areas are being challenged by climate change, lack of health care facilities, minimal broadband and leaders who are using traditional programs and concepts that are not meeting the needs of rural dwellers nor preparing for a high-tech, interdependent, transformational 21st Century.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 8, 2021 GCTV
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Tim Ward, Author and Publisher of Changemakers Books, details how our thinking processes must change to confront new challenges from communities that have not been created yet in a diverse ecosystem and transformational activities, especially in combating the climate crisis by utilizing the UN Green Climate Fund and international climate agreements. Download this video and more, free, at www.globalconnectionstelevision.com
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 8, 2021 GCTV
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John Orian, Futurist and Creator of the PlayAtCreation concept, focuses on the unique role that older persons or elders can play in the future, especially in tandem with the emerging trends of vibrant longevity, working from home, the climate change crisis and new innovative cities. Download this and other videos like this for free at www.globalconnectionstelevision.com
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Mar 8, 2021 GCTV
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John Carver, Educator and Former Superintendent of Schools and Change Agent, delineates how the traditional methods of educational instruction need to be overhauled dramatically to be effective in a system that is undergoing rapid pedagogical transformations.
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Feb 15, 2021 GCTV
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Jim Damicis, Senior Vice President for Camoin Associates, discusses how future economic opportunity is in a transformational stage and the evolution of entrepreneurship is a pathway to community development to be utilized by businesses, Chambers of Commerce, planning agencies and governments, just to mention a few.
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Feb 15, 2021 GCTV
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William Shields, Executive Director of the American Society for Public Administration, identifies how well-trained public administrators are critical to every society, as well as to how Donald Trump bungled the anti-Covid-19 campaign and incited insurrectionists to attack American democracy, the constitutional process and attempt a coup to overthrow a free and fair election.
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Feb 15, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Linda Quinn, a dancer, actress and Dean at Tarrant County College Northeast, is developing Transformational Learning concepts, especially through her Wheel of Creativity that helps students, faculty and diverse disciplines prepare for a future the will be more fast-paced, interconnected and complex.
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Feb 15, 2021 GCTV
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Kevin Cassidy, Director of the UN's International Labor Organization’s U.S. office in Washington, D.C., focuses on initiatives to deal with climate change, green jobs, health/wellness and biodiversity in such US states as Kentucky, Louisiana, Texas, Colorado and Hawaii.
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Jan 28, 2021 GCTV
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Beate Andrees, Special Representative to the UN And Director of the International Labor Organization’s Office for the UN in New York, summarizes how the ILO works with labor, businesses and governments to promote labor rights as human rights, decent work for all and efforts to eliminate human trafficking and child labor.
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Jan 28, 2021 GCTV
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Stephen Schlesinger, author of the prize-winning history of the UN “Act of Creation: Founding of the UN,” highlights how the UN hasbecome more important over the years and how the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from several UN agencies and agreements, such as the World Health Organization and the Paris Climate Accord, was detrimental to the US and world at large.
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Jan 28, 2021 GCTV
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Rachel Pittman, Executive Director of the United Nations Association of the USA, updates how UNA-USA provides objective information to Americans as to how the US benefits from US leadership at the UN in a wide-range of agencies that deal with health, peacekeeping, education and human rights, just to mention a few.
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Jan 19, 2021 GCTV
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David Swanson, Author and Executive Director of WorldBeyondWar.org, focuses on why war is immoral, endangers the planet, threatens our environment, impoverishes people, and consumes over $2 trillion each year.
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Jan 19, 2021 GCTV
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Alana DeJoseph, Producer and Director of “A Towering Task: A Peace Corps Documentary,” focuses on the importance of the United States Peace Corps, many of its humanitarian and educational programs, unique situations confronting thousands of American Peace Corps Volunteers working in over sixty-economically developing countries and challenges in producing a documentary to showcase the US Peace Corps.
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Jan 19, 2021 GCTV
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Dr. Jody K. Olsen, Past Director of the United States Peace Corps, highlights the importance of President John F. Kennedy’s unique program to assist economically-developing countries, and discusses how the Peace Corps interacts with Rotary International and Partnering for Peace.
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Jan 19, 2021 GCTV
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Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Former Peace Corps Director and President of both Project Concern International and Global Communities, details how these organizations utilize many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and develop programs to empower women and girls and combat poverty and hunger.
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Dec 22, 2020 GCTV
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United Nations Under-Secretary-General Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu, the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States, focuses on the criteria for being classified as a Least Developed Country (LDC) and how nations graduate from this classification.
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Marjorie Guyon, renowned international artist, and Barry Darnell Burton, Project Manager for the Ancestor Spirit Portraits Project, discuss how her art spotlights the devastation of the international slave trade.
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Dec 21, 2020 GCTV
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Mark Walker, author, fundraising consultant and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer discusses life as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala and his book “Different Latitudes: My Life in the Peace Corps and Beyond.
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Dec 21, 2020 GCTV
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Troy Wolfe, Senior Director of the United Nations Association-USA’s Education Programs & Learning, highlights the importance of the UN’s 75th Anniversary and the significance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to eliminate poverty and hunger, empower women and combat climate change, to mention only a few.
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Nov 19, 2020 GCTV
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Steve Werner, an international development consultant, discusses how the United States Peace Corps, Rotary International and the Partnering for Peace program are collaborating to promote humanitarian projects, combat climate change and provide technical assistance to economically-developing countries. November 19, 2020
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Oct 21, 2020 GCTV
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Matthieu Cognac, Senior Multilateral Cooperation Specialist with the UN’s International Labor Organization, focuses on the “World Economic and Social Outlook Report” that highlights issues such as youth employment, gender gap, the future of work, inequality and social unrest. www.globalconnectionstelevision.com
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Global Connections Television with Bill Miller
Mar 16, 2020 GCTV
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Janet Salazar, Permanent Representative of the Foundation for the Support of the United Nations and CEO of Impact Leadership 21, highlights the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals and the role of women in leadership worldwide. March 16, 2020.
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