Category Archives: Economy

Why Wages Have Stagnated While GDP Has Grown: The Proximate Factors

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Standing Rock water protectors

On Sunday night, Water Protectors were met with water hoses in freezing temperatures, shot with rubber bullets, and sprayed with pepper spray. Over a hundred were injured, some seriously. It is more important than ever to stand with Standing Rock … Continue reading

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EPEA

Michael Braungart (EPEA): 99 seconds for the future of Design

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Dirty power: Sweden wants your garbage for energy Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people’s homes March 27, 2015 5:00AM ET by Elisabeth Braw @elisabethbraw

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Every purchasing decision we make has an impact on the environment

Sustainable Economy & Procurement Every purchasing decision we make has an impact on the environment, economy and on society – from the energy which our new computer consumes, to the conditions of the workers who made our clothes. Sustainable procurement … Continue reading

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Paul W. Glimcher

Paul W. Glimcher is an American neuroscientist, psychologist and economist. He played a central role in developing the emerging field of neuroeconomics. He lives with his family in New York City. Glimcher holds the Julius Silver, Rosyln S. Silver and … Continue reading

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value judgments

Culture, Perception, & Reality by GOOD SIGN on APRIL 21, 2015 When information passes through our knowledge filter, one of three things happens: We decide that the information is not meaningful to us and the perception stops there; We do not … Continue reading

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power

Futurist Alvin Toffler describes three forms of power and shows how these have changed over time. Violence The most basic form of power is violence, or physical forms of power. ‘Might is right’ is their watchword and it is close … Continue reading

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Environmental values

  “The Earth has cancer and the cancer is Man.” – Club of Rome (1974) Mankind at the Turning Point Hijacking the Anthropocene by Ian Angus, originally published by Climate and Capitalism  | May 20, 2015 How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough … Continue reading

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Hans Rosling

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