Monthly Archives: August 2014

HOW AUSTRALIA PERFECTED SOLAR POWER AND THEN WENT BACK TO COAL


It’s kind of like UAE buying into Nuclear Power after having one of the hottest and sunniest lands on Earth for millennia.–kas HOW AUSTRALIA PERFECTED SOLAR POWER AND THEN WENT BACK TO COAL By Julian Morgans All images courtesy of … Continue reading

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WE MUST RISK DELIGHT AFTER A SUMMER FULL OF MONSTERS


Illustration by the author WE MUST RISK DELIGHT AFTER A SUMMER FULL OF MONSTERS By Molly Crabapple It’s been a summer of monsters. Last week, the Islamic State released a video broadcasting the execution of James Foley in Syria. Foley … Continue reading

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Paul Craig Roberts: “The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be ‘the world’s sole superpower,’ the ‘exceptional and indispensable nation’ chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world. In truth, the US is the two-bit punk puppet of the Israel Lobby. If the Zionist government orders Washington to eat dog excrement, Washington eats it.”


The Israel Lobby Eliminates Another Critic By Paul Craig Roberts The United States, wallowing in arrogance and hubris, pretends to be “the world’s sole superpower,” the “exceptional and indispensable nation” chosen by history to exercise hegemony over the world. In … Continue reading

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With the U.S. tax code now permitting companies to use brazen tax avoidance schemes in true tax havens, the real question is more fundamental than what the proper corporate tax rate should be. Instead, the question is now whether corporations should have to pay any taxes on their profits at all? example, MICROSOFT


Microsoft’s Staggering Tax Dodge Alone Would Fund the Entire State of Washington for Two Years By David Sirota With the U.S. tax code now permitting companies to use brazen tax avoidance schemes in true tax havens, the real question is … Continue reading

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What Teachers Make by Taylor Mali


What Teachers Makeby Taylor Mali He says the problem with teachers isWhat’s a kid going to learnfrom someone who decided his best option in lifewas to become a teacher?He reminds the other dinner guests that it’s truewhat they say about … Continue reading

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Education in the post-2015 development agenda


Education in the post-2015 development agenda By Nadejda Marques As we discuss the effects of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)and try to set forth a new framework for beyond 2015,there is great need to rethink the role of education in … Continue reading

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Why is the Obama Administration Making War on Teachers?


Paul Horton: Why is the Obama Administration Making War on Teachers? By dianeravitch August 29, 2014 // 59   Paul Horton here attempts to understand why the Obama administration is waging war on teachers. He reminds us of Central Falls, … Continue reading

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From Minsk to Wales, Germany is the key


As a matter of fact Escobar is correct but he needs to emphasize that Germany walked Europe into this Ukraine Russian Crisis blindfolded last year–and has also underdeveloped the EU economy for over a decade.  We pray that Germans wake … Continue reading

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Finland can be a shock to a visitor from America. The cities are clean, the highways and byways are smoothly paved and pothole-free despite the punishing winter climate faced by a country that straddles the Arctic Circle, schools look shiny and new, and it’s hard to see anyone who looks destitute. It’s also incredibly hard to spot a police car or a police officer.


Where even the reality cop shows are boring: Smart Social Policies in Finland, Dumb Ones in the US By Dave Lindorff In Finland, police are polite even during arrests, anyone can take a job leave a 60% of pay, with … Continue reading

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America? The System of unWelfare


Being Poor – From the War on Poverty to the War on the Poor. The System of unWelfare By J.P. Whipple inside view of poverty. How the government and business have teamed to together to prey on the economically disadvantaged. … Continue reading

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