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Activists Accuse World Bank of Deadly Dealings in Honduras
World  (tags: ethics, government, World Bank, economics, forced relocation of farmers, overdevelopment, THird World, Honduras, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, Refugees&Relief, society, politics, world )

- 692 days ago -
An internal report is set to raise the lid on funding for an industry that's forcing farmers off the land.
Losses From Extreme Weather Rise to $200 Billion a Year Over Past Decade
World  (tags: climate change, economics, death, politics, Refugees&Relief, society, storm damage )

- 738 days ago -
Global economic losses caused by extreme weather events have risen to nearly $200 billion a year over the last decade and look set to increase further as climate change worsens, a report by the World Bank showed on Monday.
Basic Income Can Save Capitalism! This Will END All Poverty!
World  (tags: basic income, BIG, economics, jobs, capitalism, elf, equal life foundation, minimum wage, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', blog, ethics, freedoms, government, society, UnitedNations, world, GoodNews, children, news )

- 897 days ago -
Now you'll say "But if everybody gets a Basic Income, Who's going to Do the work?" Very simple, the Minimum Wage should be Double the Basic Income so that the person is Motivated to Not Use the Basic Income Grant but to Go out and Work Share Please!
5 Die in Israel for $1500 Bank Overdraft. Are We Safe Anywhere?
World  (tags: banking, overdraft, israel, economics, elf, equal life foundation, psychology, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', blog, death, humans, israel, politics, society, violence, world, freedoms )

- 921 days ago -
So before you go and blame the poor person for killing 4 people; before you go and judge the person for being insane; before you hate the person for doing such a thing understand one thing
The Shots Heard Round the World: Argentina's Radical Banking Reforms
World  (tags: Argentina, banking, economics, ethics, finance reform, freedoms, government, human rights, politics )

- 1223 days ago -
The reforms, adopted in March, may be the first shots fired in a quiet revolution in monetary policy. If successful, they could threaten to overturn 25 years of conservative central bank policies that have long been considered best practice by the IMF->
5 Reasons Greece and the Rest of the Eurozone Are On the Road to Hell
World  (tags: Bank, Economics, debit, conflict, corruption, europe, government, Greece, politics )

- 1254 days ago -
Sunday's elections in Greece brought victory to the center-right New Democracy, which has favored a bank-friendly bailout of the economy, over the leftist Syriza party.
World  (tags: economics, environment, science, arts, education, thrive )

- 1299 days ago -
Interesting film and website. Thanks to Carlton Ward for the link in one of my threads.
HUMAN RIGHTS: Chocolate's Child Slaves
World  (tags: news, child slavery, economics, greed, humanrights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', economy, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, politics, government, ethics, children, corruption, labor, world, ethics, economy, government, corporate, dishonesty )

- 1409 days ago -
It may be unthinkable that the chocolate we enjoy could come from the hands of children working as slaves. In the Ivory Coast and other cocoa-producing countries, there are an estimated 100,000 children working the fields, many against their will, to crea
20 Informative & Outlandish Ways to Illustrate the U.S. National Debt
World  (tags: Global Debt, Worst Offenders, Economics )

- 1569 days ago -
It doesn't take an economics major to realize that America's debit is larger than it has ever been. With more debt than stars in the sky, it can be difficult to wrap your head around just how large the debt really is. These 20 informative and outlandish w
The Secret of OZ   video
World  (tags: Wizard of Oz, debt, history, monetary reform, Federal Reserve, film, economics )

- 1655 days ago -
How can we get out of this mess? Foreclosures are everywhere, unemployment is skyrocketing - and this is only the beginning. The economy is in a deflationary spiral. Nothing can stop it -- except monetary reform. LEARN HOW WATCH THE FILM.
Bolivia Looks to Land Redistribution
World  (tags: world, society, politics, economics, land distribution, war on poverty, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news, goodnews )

- 1696 days ago -
Bolivia's first indigenous president, Evo Morales, hopes to lift thousands of people out of poverty and lure Bolivians back from neighboring countries like Argentina with a program that gives more land to the poorest Bolivians. This year, the government s
15 Fascinating TED Talks for Econ Geeks
World  (tags: TED Talks, Econ Geeks, economics, politics )

- 1716 days ago -
Through these talks, you'll get to hear some of the world's foremost experts on behavior, economics, and politics discuss a wide range of issues, from inequality to consumerism- often with an interesting and unique take on the subject matter that's.......
In Germany's Case, Up Means Down - Paul Krugman
World  (tags: Germany, economics, austerity measures )

- 1898 days ago -
Many people are pointing to the German economy's recent upturn as solid proof that austerity measures work. But this is a foolish argument.
Lost in Stagnation: Japan's Dismal Tale ~ Paul Krugman
World  (tags: economics, japan, usa, recession, stagnation )

- 1910 days ago -
Japan's lost decades may have changed its society for the worse. Twenty years of struggling with stagnation have left a mark, reports economics writer Charles Hugh Smith in an online article for AOL Daily Finance.
Tigers and Economies
World  (tags: economics, tourism, tigers, widlife, government, extinction )

- 1920 days ago -
There's no shortage of interest in saving the tiger from extinction, particularly in this Chinese year of the tiger. Last month 13 nations met at a confab known as the Global Tiger Initiative and set a target of doubling the number of tigers in the wild

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