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TV3 Tackles Income Inequality

| September 29, 2013

The American Pubic Broadcasting Service (PBS) used to have fabulous, hard hitting documentaries when public broadcasting first got going in the 1970s. Fast forward to 2013, and all the documentaries that seriously challenge the political establishment have all but vanished from free-to-air TV (except, perhaps, for Frontline and Bill Moyers’ specials).  Although it first aired […]

Novel Bipartisan Solution to Economic Crisis

| September 20, 2013

Re-Solving the Economic Puzzle Walter Rybeck 2011 Book Review What if there were a single, simple solution to the current credit/debt crisis? What if mere tax reform could end the recession, repay public debt, and reverse growing income inequality? What if this tax could also end real estate bubbles and speculation and reverse urban decay […]

What If Marx Got It Wrong?

| June 18, 2013

  Progress and Poverty By Henry George (1879), edited and abridged by Bob Drake, Robert Shalkenbach Foundation (2006) Book Review Progress and Poverty is an economic classic which has been suppressed in the US owing to its subject matter: the elimination of poverty and economic inequality by restoring The Commons. Internationally George’s economic theories are […]

Using Schools to Reinforce White Male Privilege

| February 22, 2013

  This is the sixth  of a series of guest posts by Dr Danny Weil from an article (World Class Standards: Whose World, Which Economic Classes and What Standards?) he originally published in Daily Censored. In this sixth section, Dr Weil argues that conservative ideologues and corporate leaders are concealing their true intent in aggressively […]

The IMF Proposal to Strip Banks of Their Power

| November 4, 2012

In the October 21st Guardian, Ambrose Evans-Pritchard reports on a “revolutionary” paper by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to end the current global monetary system, in which banks create money by issuing loans. The paper’s authors, Jaromir Benes and Michael Kumhof, propose to reinstate government-issued and controlled money (in the West this ended in 1666). […]

GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth

| October 9, 2012

2011, Directed and produced by Dave Gardner Film Review Growthbusters is the inspiring story of Dave Gardner’s efforts to challenge conservative Colorado Springs’ failed growth promotion policies. The film mainly focuses on the insanity of local councils cutting essential public services to “jump start” growth. However it also takes a broader theoretical look at […]

97% Owned: Democratizing the Money Supply

| May 27, 2012

Film Review If video doesn’t play go to link: 97% Owned is a documentary by a British group called Positive Money. It’s an ideal film for people who have difficulty comprehending that the government doesn’t issue money – that nearly all money is created out of a thin air by private banks when they […]

A Film About Economic Relocalization

| May 12, 2012

The Economics of Happiness (2011) Film Review The term “economical relocalization,” which has been around about four years, describes the global movement of loosely knit Transition Towns and other grassroots networks working to strengthen local and regional economies and systems of food and energy production. I myself was unacquainted with the term until I came […]

The World Economic Forum Weighs In

| January 25, 2012

This is the second of two posts on Global Risks 2012, a discussion document the global elite is considering this week at the World Economic Forum meets in Davos Switzerland. How Global Risks 2012 Came to Be Written The World Economic Forum’s Risk Response Network (RRN) was launched in 2004 to provide public and private […]

Ending the Obesity Epidemic

| December 13, 2010

At the moment I don’t sense major commitment on the part of either the public or government to end the obesity epidemic. Given society’s unwillingness to address issues that threaten the survival of the human species – namely climate change and water and resource scarcity – it’s unrealistic to expect a major turn-around on government […]