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I often get asked by people about what they can do to change things, to change the world, when each of us is just one person, in the face of so much that we cannot even hope to control or influence.
What can we do? Why bother, given our powerlessness?
As we look back on…Continue
Added by joe taylor on December 24, 2015 at 10:11 — No Comments
I’ve spent nearly a week a travelling Spain — and the nations that make it up, like Catalonia and Galicia — with Podemos, an anti-austerity party that has enjoyed an explosive rise after being founded two years ago. The Podemos project and its strategies cannot be simply imported into other countries. New left movements and parties and how they pan out are specific to the…Continue
Added by joe taylor on December 24, 2015 at 9:30 — No Comments
For most people the question of where money comes from is probably a bit mysterious, that is if the question ever even occurs to them. They might recall that notes and coins are produced at a mint, owned by the government. However notes and coins comprise only a small percentage of the money circulating in a modern economy. The rest exists only as accounting entries in banks and other places. In other words it exists only as numbers in computers. How does all this money come into…Continue
Added by joe taylor on December 4, 2015 at 9:00 — No Comments