Monday, February 19, 2018

The Real Reason The Elites Keep Killing Single-payer | Caitlin Johnstone

by Caitlin Johnstone A bill to establish single-payer healthcare in the state of California, HB 562, has been killed. The man who officially stuck the knife...

Capitalism and democracy: the strain is showing – Financial Times

  To maintain legitimacy, economic policy must seek to promote the interests of the many not the few Martin Wolf Is the marriage between liberal democracy and...

The Unfairness of Housing Purchases Through Time – Inst for New Econ Thinking

  Amid the ongoing research interest in questions of inequality, it is important to examine the question of access to housing — and how that...
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Welcome to the Anthropocene | Short Films

  https://youtu.be/LvWPO_ZfIMM https://youtu.be/mPi4zwEpswE?list=PL2Gc5bHuwL5QfmPQ89Pbik4Esh6ImvpzI https://youtu.be/_EWOrZQ3L-c?list=PL2Gc5bHuwL5QfmPQ89Pbik4Esh6ImvpzI The figure of 25 years mentioned at the end of this film is inaccurate.  Scientists have shortened this forecast. https://youtu.be/dAozZds7FRs?list=PL2Gc5bHuwL5QfmPQ89Pbik4Esh6ImvpzI Source: Welcome to the Anthropocene |...

Cashing in on Kids: 172 ALEC Education Bills Push Privatization in 2015 | PR...

ALEC continues to push a corporate-driven school privatization agenda through legislatures across the country. Submitted by Brendan Fischer on March 8, 2016 - 8:57am ALEC Continued...

A Political Agenda that Western Muslims Can Fight for

Universal Issues Ending Capitalism - a system rooted in selfishness and inequity, it is at the root of most major problems we face, including...

4 Reasons the Paris Agreement Won’t Solve Climate Change | EcoWatch

Many hail the Paris agreement—set to cross the threshold this week to come into effect—as a panacea for global climate change. Yet tragically, this...

10 Hikes to See Extreme Nature

Experience Earth’s extreme natural features on these day hikes to singing sand dunes, live volcanoes, ice caves, and a boiling lake. Tire-Bouchon Pass, Taghia, Morocco Length:...

2000+ Doctors Declare: “It’s Time for Single Payer to be Back on the Table” 

It comes as the 2016 presidential race has thrust the issue of healthcare back into the national spotlight, and while the proposal is non-partisan,...

Investigating a Wall Street Fraud Scheme | The Intercept

Part 4 Penny stock gadfly Chris DiIorio tells the SEC about his suspicion that Knight Capital is tanking penny stocks on purpose and racking...
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