Category Archives: Economics

Labour movement/ class/ it’s about ethical practice 

Can labour movement survive?  a significant scale. Nothing in American politics compares with the civil-rights crusade, the movement against the Vietnam War, or the labor wars of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Could that change? Might the future … Continue reading

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St.Augustine , Chomsky , City of God

Well perhaps 2016AD isn’t much different than 426AD except both pirate and emperor have bigger guns…. In the “City of God,” St. Augustine tells the story of a pirate captured by Alexander the Great. The Emperor angrily demanded of him, … Continue reading

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Suffragettes- just one narrative of a specific suffering

Like the mythology of the Suffragettes, any movement that attempts to resist oppressive power, average people must endure greed and meanness. Jews, blacks, women, the proletariat, all have suffered the oppression of the few greedy rulers. Humans use birthright, race, … Continue reading

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CRIME GOES DOWN, JAIL POPULATION GOES UP

With all the talk of terrorism, immigrants and building ‘walls’ again to keep out the unwashed , we forget that the walls have already been built. Walls that keep our people inside are working like Third Reich. While enterprises have … Continue reading

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B.C. premier cozies up to private schools – Sun

“Competition is what’s really going to change our public schools. It’s the only thing that’s going to force them to become better schools because they’re going to lose students if they don’t.” ― Republican politician Jill Dickman http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/2015/06/01/bc-premier-cozies-up-to-private-schools By Bill … Continue reading

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BC Gov squeeze students with ICBC big stick

http://www.cbc.ca/m/news/canada/british-columbia/icbc-may-withhold-licence-for-outstanding-court-fines-student-loans-in-default-1.2974821 ICBC may withhold licence for outstanding court fines, student loans in defaultProposed legislation would give greater powers to Insurance Corporation of British Columbia.(CBC) 

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Apple growing massive, even after Jobs…

Staggering numbers from a computer company that was declared dead more than once. Apple’s revenue grew by more last quarter than all the revenue Starbucks earned last year. Apple lost more revenue to currency fluctuations than Microsoft made from its … Continue reading

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