Thursday, April 7, 2011

Podcast - Armageddon, Disasters, Libya and humanitarian intervention, March 24th, 2011

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Nano and Travis discuss Armageddon, disasters and current troubles in the Middle East, with specific reference to what SHOULD be acceptable humanitarian intervention.

00min 17sec - 2012 is approaching, hand slapping head
01min 21sec - Wikipedia "misconceptions page"
03min 16sec - Nuclear meltdown - an "expected" end of the world
27min 31sec - Litvinenko (Marina)
34min 03sec - Relevant Simpson's episode - NRA, Homer guns
35min 31sec - Travis tries to make a point about cost and risk analysis, but never gets to his point
36min 50sec - Risk analysis, trading money for safety
37min 09sec - What do we spend money on that we could spend to keep ourselves safe?
38min 16sec - alcohol, weapons, smoking etc... money that could go to making us safe
38min 47sec - economics is never about efficiency, it's about money
39min 43sec - Nuclear risk analysis
41min 06sec - Travis endorses action that leads us to armageddon?
41min 50sec - discuss Libya and the correct use of humanitarian force
54min 25sec - Same powers destroying Libyan infrastructure will be building it again later (Shock Doctrine?)
54min 26sec - Government funded wars/arms sales are good for certain sectors of the economy
56min 14sec - What is acceptable humanitarian intervention in the 21st century? NATO in Libya is NOT it.

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