|June 25, 2014||Posted by Staff under Patent Copyright|
The biggest risk for Musk isn’t that BMW or Toyota will copy his technology but that they won’t and not bother building electric cars at all.
|June 24, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption|
New research takes a look at decades of corruption convictions to find the crookedest states in the union of American states.
|June 24, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
USDA bureaucrats are just doing their jobs, but such a job! And what do taxpayers get for the subsidies? Food less beneficial than ever.
|June 24, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Fraud, bribery, tax evasion, price-fixing: so? Companies not only avoid serious punishment but still receive tax breaks and cash grants.
|June 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
As nature disappears, if you wanted an artificial substitute to clean your water, etc, you’d have to pay trillions, but how would it look?
|June 20, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Inequality / Concentration|
A few Americans keep getting wealthier, some get somewhat better off, but are they growing the pie or getting too much common wealth?
|June 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
The Supreme Court of the Philippines ordered land distribution in 2012. How’s that working out? Badly. Contracts have replaced titles.
|June 15, 2014||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, War / Peace|
If you’re not American, you might know that the US spends more money on war than all the other major nations combined.
|June 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Small farmers are losing land — it’s a land reform movement in reverse. In 20 years, half of US farmland will be sold to new owners.
|June 12, 2014||Posted by Staff under Geonomics In Action|
While billions of people in tropical countries suffer debilitating poverty, Singapore soars. How did they do it? Can other places do it, too?
|June 12, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism|
Europeans work for justice. After activists put a basic income on the Swiss ballot, now Spanish activists sit in the European Parliament.
|June 8, 2014||Posted by Staff under Health|
Making the chips for your computer takes toxic chemicals that must be controlled if worker health is to matter.
|June 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
How’d you like it if your ancestors’ graves were trampled, if your most mystical sites were violated, if your spirit were not allowed to rest?
|June 6, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
The ruling Communist Party is in trouble. Demonstrators burned two police cars. A protester and a policeman were seriously injured.