FEATURES, CONCEPTS AND STORIES
This month we're talking about diplomacy. Steward tries to talk with space faring aliens, sooth over strained relations between co-workers and then profit from our haters.
The Sounds From Earth
In 1977 Voyager I and II launched. Each containing identical gold records filled with information about Earth and her inhabitants.
The Ring Tone Project: Well Tuned Diplomacy
the Nujabes inspired, dusty, jazzy, hip-hop vibes will go a long way to smoothing over years of hurt feelings. Listen below. Share. And enjoy the peace.
How To Soar Over The Haters And Profit.
Life is full of people we don’t get along with. Most of us would prefer it if they didn’t exist. Plutarch says they have something to teach us.
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LA BELLA VITA
Imperial Living: We know it's getting tougher to find a decent home in Beijing. We say you don't need to take up residence at The Forbidden City to live well. If you know where to look you might land a micro-hutong of your own. Starring Dan-Dan Liang
Now that Chengdu has launched it's hanging monorail I think it's time to really re-think transportation in the middle kingdom. Skip the crowded trains and crammed planes and upgrade to an airship. The essential route? Shanghai to Guilin of course.
to Michael Robinson and Paul Sheppard
ZOMBIE SNOW WALK
2017 is predicted to be the snowiest winter on record. So maybe we can share the gear we're getting this season. As for me, I'll be taking Desiigner's advise and "Chill in the trap for the winter"
PRESIDENT OBAMA, TWO SIDES OF COOL
This American Life asked Sara Bareilles (Broadway’s “Waitress”) to imagine what President Obama might be thinking about the current election and Donald Trump, but can’t say publicly. Leslie Odom, Jr., performs the song.
A Slight Rebellion
A month after the surprise election of Donald Trump the reaction from a stunned electorate was swift. A spontaneous gathering in Manhattan soon turned into a marched to front doors of Trump Tower. Their message was clear. “Stop The Hate!” As this demonstration was taking place similar protests were happening in Portland, Los Angeles and Chicago. With a move out of the Network, that confusion and angry boiled over into a writing campaign. Thousands of Post-it covering the walls at Union Square serving as a pre-twitter plea’s, reminding us all to see the humanity in your neighbour.