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Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, pollution, activists, americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, environment, ethics, economy, politics, interesting, humanrights, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, conservati )

Michael
- 606 days ago - opednews.com
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
"Bring What You Want, Take What You Want"
Offbeat  (tags: world, interesting, goodnews, economy, Argentine )

Naoko
- 691 days ago - ipsnews.net
Disillusioned with an economy that promotes individualism and ruthless consumption, thousands of people in Argentina are giving things away in street markets, organising car pools with strangers or offering free accommodation to travellers from abroad.
Game:Tax Evaders
Offbeat  (tags: corruption, dishonesty, ethics, economy, propaganda, lies, usa, unusual, odd, design, americans, society, safety, protection )

JL
- 840 days ago - taxevaders.net
They seem to have come from another planet - it would certainly explain how little they care about the upkeep of this one.Every Tax Day we watch as corporate Tax Evaders skim untold billions from America, while the rest of us actually pay for the upkeep
Video: College Kid Forced To Remind Know-It-All Economist That He's Actually Not A Scientist
Offbeat  (tags: economy, dishonesty, cover-up, ethics, abuse, americans, goodnews, GoodNews, usa, propaganda, lies, media, politics, education, society, rights, science, funny, interesting, protection, safety, culture, children, news )

JL
- 843 days ago - upworthy.com
Stephen Moore, libertarian economist and Wall Street Journal columnist learned the hard way that spin doesn't work in the face of facts.
Secret Files Expose Offshore's Global Impact
Offbeat  (tags: economy, corporate, corruption, business, government, investments, investors, society, politics, money, investing, abuse, interesting, world, ethics, dishonesty, cover-up, dishonesty, lies )

Kelly
- 847 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A cache of 2.5 million files has cracked open the secrets of more than 120,000 offshore companies and trusts, exposing hidden dealings of politicians, con men and the mega-rich the world over.
Video:Trying To Get Richer? Here's Why You Can Pretty Much Give Up Now.
Offbeat  (tags: economy, dishonesty, ethics, usa, abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, law, marketing, money, investing, investments, society, unusual, interesting, government, world, protection )

JL
- 869 days ago - upworthy.com
American wealth distribution in the past 30 years: Imagine picking up a rubber band and stretching it. Now put that rubber band down immediately, because someone in the top 1% just bought that rubber band and every other rubber band on the planet.
Video:This Is What Happens When A Journalist Forces A Banker To Actually Answer A Question
Offbeat  (tags: abuse, business, consumers, corporate, dishonesty, economy, ethics, humans, society, protection, society, interesting, news )

JL
- 871 days ago - upworthy.com
It's hard not to appreciate how thoroughly Irish journalist Vincent Browne shuts down these banker's multiple attempts to weasel their way out of answering his questions.
Three Magic Words for a Wall Street Lobbyist: "Innovation," "Complexity" and "Liquidity"
Offbeat  (tags: economy, dishonesty, usa, propaganda, media, corporate, economy, ethics, dishonesty, finance, society, money, investments, investing, marketing, lies, unusual, culture, ethics, funny, off-beat )

JL
- 886 days ago - citizenvox.org
"Innovation." "Complexity." "Liquidity." You, too, can be a successful Wall Street lobbyist simply by using these three words randomly in conversations
As It Turns Out, Life Does Imitate Art
Offbeat  (tags: corporate, abuse, business, americans, government, dishonesty, ethics, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, politics, society, usa, environment, energy, economy, consumers, corruption, arts, culture, interesting, off-beat, performance, protection, news )

JL
- 890 days ago - citizenvox.org
This exchange above is fictional, taken from the recently released House of Cards series produced by Netflix. But the anti-regulatory sentiment it portrays is gospel within the business community.
Video:'The Simpsons' Perfectly Sums Up U.S. Politics In Less Than A Minute
Offbeat  (tags: candidates, elections, dishonesty, economy, usa, ethics, society, performance, off-beat, funny, humor )

JL
- 896 days ago - upworthy.com
I humbly propose we save everybody some time and replace all future presidential debates with this clip.
Can 4 Economists Build the Most Economically Efficient Charity Ever?
Offbeat  (tags: activists, ethics, philanthropy, society, world, safety, freedoms, culture, education, economy, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, humanrights, HumanRights, world )

JL
- 941 days ago - theatlantic.com
GiveDirectly, the brainchild of four Harvard and MIT graduate students, is so simple, it's genius. Give poor Kenyan families $1,000 -- and let them do whatever they want with it.
Video: The Complete Guide Of What's To Blame For Our Debt Problem. Brought To You By Math
Offbeat  (tags: math, unusual, society, safety, protection, ethics, americans, corporate, debt, politics, money, lies, government, finance, dishonesty, economy, business )

JL
- 990 days ago - upworthy.com
You've no doubt seen your fair share of apocalyptic hand-wringing about the U.S. national debt. What you probably haven't heard is an actual explanation of how we got here that assigns blame based on math and not the usual partisan verbal diarrhea.
Video:Win Ben Stein's Money? No Need, He Wants To Pay More Taxes.
Offbeat  (tags: americans, business, corporate, economy, debt, finance, ethics, government, politics, society, usa, GoodNews, culture, humans, interesting, news, protection, unusual, society )

JL
- 1007 days ago - upworthy.com
When "Fox & Friends" booked a rich, white Republican, they thought they knew what they were getting. But Ben Stein (of all people) threw them for a loop when he ... well, you'll see.
Why Would You EVER Do This If You're Running For Vice President?
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JL
- 1019 days ago - upworthy.com
WHY!? Why on earth, if you were running for the #2 office in the land, would you dress like it's 1994, backwards orange cap and all, and take these photos? Wouldn't you assume that some ragtag group of online miscreants might take said photos, tie them to
Why Do American Junk Food Giants Feel Urge To Force-Feed Us Titbit Sermons On Social Issues?
Offbeat  (tags: junk food, American fast food, politics, fatty, absurd, health care, Bible, Chick-fil-A, Papa John's, In-N-Out, congress, economy, diet, disease, consumers )

Naoko
- 1075 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
We've got the Papa John's pizza guys weighing in on the health care debate, while the burger slingers out west at In-N-Out can't serve up a cheeseburger without a Bible verse.
 

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