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OPHI Lecture

An interesting take on the democratic process here from Nobel Laurate Professor Amartya Sen of Harvard University. The professor spoke at an event at Oxford University’s Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) in January. There is also a fair commentary

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Economics, History, India, OPHI, Politics

The Corporation

Published on 21 Jul 2012 THE CORPORATION is a Canadian documentary film written by Joel Bakan, and directed by Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott. The documentary examines the modern-day corporation, considering its legal status as a class of person

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Posted in Comment, Ecology, Economics, News, Politics, Sharing


Quotes Chris Hedges “We have to grasp, as Marx and Adam Smith did, that corporations are not concerned with the common good. They exploit, pollute, impoverish, repress, kill, and lie to make money. They throw poor people out of homes,

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Posted in Comment, Democracy, Economics, Politics, Uncategorized

Complain: Quote

Originally posted on INCOMESCO:
”Our merchants and masters complain much of the bad effects of high wages in raising the price and lessening the sale of goods. They say nothing concerning the bad effects of high profits. They are silent…

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Posted in Comment, Economics, Money, Politics, Uncategorized

U-turn: Is that fair ?

Originally posted on INCOMESCO:
Hard-working people are against funding cuts (austerity) and even Keynesian economics believe that austerity is negative to economic growth. A huge number of people from different walk of life have been refusing budget cut as they…

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Economics, News, Parliament, Politics

Austerity has Failed – Reblogged from The Nation

Reblogged from The Nation Global campaign group Avaaz organized this open letter to Angela Merkel on the back of a petition, signed by over half a million Europeans, demanding an end to the failed austerity program in Greece. Austerity Has Failed: An

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Posted in Austerity, Comment, Democracy, Economics, EU, Greece, News, Politics

Mostly Water

Whisky may be the water of life, but plain old H2O has a huge part to play in our world today. I submit 2 articles on the subject that are very much worth reading. 1) by James Fergusson, I had the pleasure

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Posted in Andrew Raven Trust, Climate Change, Comment, Ecology, Economics, News, Water
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