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Inequality and indigenous experience

This lecture looks at the relationship between wealth, poverty, and inequality, by focusing on the experience of indigenous people. Two points are made. The first is that indigenous people show how…

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Case study: Indus River Basin: Transboundary Water Security and Climate Change

This case study on the Indus River basin discusses water-security issues in this transboundary basin, and particularly the importance of collaboration to address the impacts of climate change, an…

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Implications of COVID-19 for Public Health and the SDGs

COVID-19 is complicating SDG implementation efforts as well as posing a real risk to achieving targets on communicable disease, education, life expectancy, and decent work. In this second virtual…

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South Asia: The Continuing Challenge of the Food Supply

In this lecture, Professor Sachs uses differential diagnosis to look at extreme poverty in South Asia. He focuses on India's example to highlight the need for differential diagnosis to get the…

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Case Study of SEWA, India

This video is part of Module 4: How can we make cities productive and reduce inequality? Learn about the SEWA organization and the Mahila Housing Trust which is improving urban built environments in…

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The Eclipse of the North Atlantic

In this chapter, Professor Sachs talks about the shifting geoeconomics and geopolitics of today's age. While the West has been dominant for at least the last 200 years, east Asia, and especially…

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High European Imperialism

This chapter discusses the diffusion of industrialization within Europe and around the world, and specifically its impact on India and Africa. Professor Sachs shows a map of European empires around…

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A Hindu Approach to Environmental Care

This chapter looks at the ethical contradictions with human-induced climate change through the lens of hinduism, stressing the importance of non-violence in Hinduism. This video is licensed under…

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Virtue Ethics: A Hindu Perspective

This chapter emphasizes Hinduism’s belief in the fundamental connection of all things, deriving from a divine source, and across time, so that all actions must consider their effects across…

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Social Policies to Combat Social Exclusion

This chapter uses two examples to give further insight into the processes that have been incurred in the context of social exclusion. First–The British assimilated or discarded the Aboriginal…

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Aadhaar in India

This video takes a look at Aadhaar, India's vast digital identification program that is designed to improve government services and make them more accessible. This video is licensed under the…

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