Visit http://oddsinourfavor.org/ and join the resistance. Who controls the narrative? The rich and powerful tell us that if we put our heads down and work hard, we can overcome the odds and join the ranks of the victors — the wealthy and privileged few. However, it’s increasingly clear that the game is rigged, and that we have […]
The first video was recorded in 2005. The two richest people in the world – Bill Gates and Warren Buffet comment on their own tax rate. Warren Buffet at around 1:50m: “They have really taken care of the rich.” It is kind of modern sarcasm that the richest people tell us to tax them more as […]
The pace of our consumption is pacing up. We consumer more food and resources in the past ten years then we did ever before. One factor is also that we gained market introduction effeciency – new things or innovation reach more people much quicker. I found to graphs showing this on HBR blog.
If you have been following the economic news, you might have heard about Larry Summers speech at the IWF. He essentially says that to reach full employment we need a negative interest rate. Yes, you read that right. People hoarding money on bank accounts should be punished for saving. His argument makes a lot of […]
If you are still doubting climate change, watch this time laps video of a glacier melting. In the last 10 years, this glacier has retreated more than it has over the past 100 years. Climate change is real – unfortunately.
Just read an article that just makes you shake your head and wonder why the USA are spending about USD 40 billion per year on incarceration and here the list: Possessing a crack pipe Possessing a bottle cap containing a trace amount of heroin (too minute to be weighed) Having traces of cocaine in clothes […]
The group has focussed on buying medical debt, and has acquired the $14.7m in three separate purchases, most recently purchasing the value of $13.5m on medical debt owed by 2,693 people across 45 states and Puerto Rico, Rolling Jubilee said in a press release. Read the full story at our friends from The Guardian. Wonderful result for […]
Some questions to answer for yourself. A Nazi killer responsible for at least 300 killings died in prison in Italy – does he deserve a proper funeral and ceremony ? Is it ok to tap the phone of Angela Merkel if would be President Obama? Are there actually people out there who would like to become […]
Some interesting facts: at the time Jesus Christ was born, there were 300 million people on earth, 50 years ago there were approximately 3,5 billion and now we are 7 billion. If we continue in this pace, we will reach 9 billion very quickly. For the 7th billion took us only 12 years. If you read […]
Today a letter from our favorite whistleblower Edward Snowden. “Though the outcome of my efforts has been demonstrably positive, my government continues to treat dissent as defection, and seeks to criminalize political speech with felony charges that provide no defense. However, speaking the truth is not a crime” Snowden says in the letter. Snowden deserves political […]