As if just being poor wasn’t difficult enough, it also brings with it cognitive challenges. Your brain has to work mighty hard if you’re constantly trying to figure out how to keep your head above water, and that is likely to contribute to poor decision-making and counterproductive behavior — not to mention deflating one’s self-worth. Los Angeles Times, ’13 Oct 18
Big charities are tools of the fortunate. Tax them? Or, share common wealth so it can’t become mega fortunes?
How did an Israeli billionaire wrest control of one of Africa’s biggest prizes from a bigger South American competitor of much greater experience? Instilling fear helps. This 2013 excerpt is from The New Yorker.
It’s hard to think of a store where the owner tells you how much you need to buy, the way a doctor can.
However beneficial a creed may be, can it excuse abuses by the ruling elite?
No other country has imposed such costs and mandates on foreign accounts as the USA. For some accounts, the foreign bank is required to withhold some of the interest paid to the account, and send it straight to the IRS.
This past summer, articles here were infrequent. Working behind the scenes to upgrade the appearance of this site kept us so busy, little time was left over to update content. Now, happily, those days are over and we’re back to supplying you the news you need to know.
What Wall Street knows is that the banksters win even when they appear to lose. This 2013 excerpt is from TruthDig, Oct 21.
Why’s there such a gold rush in housing right now? Wall Street is flipping homes into rental properties and then leasing them to the very people they foreclosed out of the real estate market. This 2013 article is from ColorLines, May 30.
Property owners feel ”bill shock”, paying double what they used to, because their site’s value doubled, not by their design but by population growth. What’d be a win/win? This excerpt is from the Canberra Times, Jun 30.
Bridges Programming, hosted by Susan Caumont and Jeff Beller, interviewed Martin Adams, author of Sharing the Earth. It’s at Going Beyond Radio, http://goingbeyondradio.com/?powerpress_pinw=4508-podcast
Socrates asked insightful questions and got curious people to try to answer them, to sharpen their beliefs about what is.
“Get off this estate. What for? Because it is mine. Where did you get it? From my father. Where did he get it? From his father. And where did he get it? He fought for it. Well, I’ll fight you […]
PlayList of Songs With Geoist Themes For Earth Day 1) Antonio Vivaldi Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 “Primavera”: 1st movement, Allegro 1725 2) Johann Sebastian Bach Suite for Orchestra no 2 in B minor, […]