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4th Tuesday Films presents:
In July of this year, public access was granted to "Billionaires' Beach in Malibu. "Coastal Clash" is a 2005 film that documents the battle over California's coastline. Development is swallowing up miles of coastline, access to beaches is being cut off, and seawalls may be causing beaches to disappear. A battle is raging around the fundamental question:
Whose coast is it, anyway?
Tuesday, September 22, 7:00pm
909 12 Street, Sacramento
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COMING UP on Media Edge:
(initially on cable access TV:
September 5-11, 2015)
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Segment 1: "Koch Brothers Exposed"
This documentary shines a light on billionaires David and Charles Koch, who
were handed the ability to buy our democracy in the form of giant checks to
the House, Senate, and soon, possibly even the Presidency. It investigates
where their money went and who their money hurt during the process leading
up to the 2014 elections.
"It's pretty clear by now the methane gun has been fired in the Arctic
ocean, so we're headed for very abrupt warming. What does that mean in terms
of how we live? I think it means we live with urgency. We live with love. We
live passionately." More people are paying attention when professor emeritus
Guy McPherson names recent scientific observations pointing to abrupt
climate change in the next few decades. This will quickly reduce habitat for
humans and the plants we depend on. The co-author of "Extinction Dialogues:
How to Live with Death in Mind" shares his recent journey in grief recovery
work and meditation. A recent visit to the emergency room gave him a chance
to share in some gallows humor while being mindful to appreciate each
"Back in the 1930s on the Olympic peninsula, people were paying their taxes
in alternative money…The banks shut them down. This is an example of the
monopoly the banks have, and the level of control they have over peoples'
economic lives… People need to know [local currency] is a possibility, an
option, a realistic tactical and powerful way to take back your economic
power from the bankers." Fourth Corner Exchange co-founder Francis Ayley
says the current debt-based global money system is an unsustainable
Ponzi-scheme that will crash. By contrast, local currencies are unlimited,
based on whatever members want to exchange. He and director Lia Ayley share
the nuts and bolts for new members starting to exchange, how values are set,
and exchanges involving both Life Dollars and US dollars. The biggest
challenge, they say, is changing our mindset from the scarcity built into
the existing monetary system to one based on relationships, cooperation and
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