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Another Wakeup Call – Manfred Max-Neef

Chin up people – poverty is less corrupted by greed. One positive to look forward to. Social networks and creativity prosper in poor communities. Dogma and greed in rich communities? Manfred foresees a quickening approach to an ultimate barrier to things as usual. Apparently some people in his orbit of friends and colleagues even see […]

Union music

Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine came together again to lend their music and inspiration to the workers’ battle for a more just world. This happened on the seventh day of the Truth Tour 2007, at the House of Blues, Chicago, IL.

Meron Benvenisti quote regards hypocracy two state solution Israel Palestine

Since it is impossible to refrain from reacting to the Palestinian demand for self-determination in the occupied territories, the Israelis seek to limit it to a mere quarter of them, those who live in the West Bank. For them they have invented a unique concept of a “state”: Its “sovereignty” will be scattered, lacking any […]

Lawrence Lessig – Fix Congress First

Lawrence Lessig has moved from activism on Creative Commons issues to activism on fixing Democracy. It boils down to trust. A system of governance without trust can not be an effective Democracy. A system that incorporates an addiction to lobbyists money and electoral campaigns to maintain power and, at the end, retire into the wealthy […]

Fault Lines – In Deep Water: A Way of Life in Peril