Daily Archives: May 9, 2016

60 Minutes: Culture of cheating

It’s everywhere, it’s everywhere… With the Summer Olympics in Rio less than 100 days away, Russia finds itself embroiled in a doping scandal unseen since the days of the East German sports machine back in the 1970s and 80s. In … Continue reading

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A 100% renewable energy economy

Mark Z. Jacobson, PhD, of Stanford, has modeled a transition to 100 percent renewable,carbon free energy, for 138 countries and all 50 US states. Here is a direct video link. For ongoing updates and enlightenment, follow Mark Jacobson on Twitter … Continue reading

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Last week tonight on parental leave

A society that doesn’t support a reasonable amount of paid parental leave, institutionalizes sexism and damaging income inequality while compounding self-defeating economic costs.   Want to see an organic, sustainable recovery in prosperity? Help families earn a self-supporting income.  It’s in … Continue reading

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The critical impact of the food we eat

Daily exercise is key to health, but what we eat is by far the most determinate factor on our weight as well as our carbon and environmental impact. Since 1980, the obesity prevalence has doubled worldwide with about 13 percent … Continue reading

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China debt bubble contagious

The debt bubble in China has helped to push levered capital into realty and financial markets around the world…When the bubble bursts in China, the shock is also likely to further deflate world demand and asset markets. George Magnus, author … Continue reading

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ABC Australia: Home Truths

A commodity bubble and bust followed by eight years of ’emergency’ rates since, have left a mark on realty markets in producing countries like Australia and Canada. On the eve of the Federal Budget, Four Corners reports on the white … Continue reading

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