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A Basic Income for All Philippe Van Parijs Entering the new millennium, I submit for discussion a proposal for the improvement of the human condition: namely, that everyone should be paid a universal basic income (UBI), at a level sufficient for subsistence.
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Republican presidential candidates, US Representative Michelle Bachmann and Texas Governor Rick Perry before the Republican Presidential Candidates debate. Photograph by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images. Michele Bachmann has lately fallen on hard times. Since her big win at the Iowa straw poll in August, Bachmann has endured a lack of campaign funds , the insults of an ex-campaign manager, underwhelming debate performances , and, most important, the loss of supporters to Rick Perry . On paper, Bachmann and Perry have a lot in common: They both appeal to the socially conservative and Tea Party factions of the Republican Party , they're both evangelical Christians, they both support low taxes and low spending , and they've both been called out for major gaffes on the campaign trail.
Do You Think Age Is What's Holding You Back In Your Language Studies? Think Again Adult language learners often complain that they're too old to learn another language. They use this as an excuse when they reach a roadblock or get frustrated.
These days the humanitarian warriors are riding high, thanks to their proclaimed victory in Libya. The world’s only superpower, with moral, military and mercenary support from the democracy-loving emirate of Qatar and the historic imperialist powers, Britain and France, was unsurprisingly able to smash the existing government of a sparsely populated North African state in a mere seven months. The country has been violently “liberated” and left up for grabs. Who gets what pieces of it, among the armed militia, tribes and Islamist jihadists, will be of no more interest to Western media and humanitarians than was the real life of Libya before Qatar’s television channel Al Jazeera aroused their crusading zeal back in February with undocumented reports of imminent atrocities.
Over the weekend, Dave Winer wrote an article at Scripting.com explaining how Facebook keeps track of where you are on the web after logging in, without your consent. Nik Cubrilovic dug a little deeper , and discovered that Facebook can still track where you are, even if you log out. Facebook, for its part, has denied the claims .
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Above the screenprint of the official announcement as seen on the “Ligue Défense Juive” weblog, inviting Militants with experience to enforce the upcoming and apparently self-forfilling prophecy of a violent crack down in the west bank on Palestinians. Translation: “The JDL is organizing 19 to 25 September, a trip solidarity with our Israeli brothers living on the land of our ancestors Judea and Samaria. This trip is for militants with military experience: The aim of this expedition is to lend a hand to our brothers face the aggression of the Palestinian inhabitants and thus enhance the security features of Jewish cities in Judea and Samaria. “ Source Operation “Summer Seeds” The “State of Israel” currently being in the process of arming illegal colonists in the West Bank of Palestine, granting them weaponry, grenades, tear gas, specially trained dogs as well as training by the Israeli forces are going to increase their “activities”.
I. For Lords and Lamas A long with the blood drenched landscape of religious conflict there is the experience of inner peace and solace that every religion promises, none more so than Buddhism. Standing in marked contrast to the intolerant savagery of other religions, Buddhism is neither fanatical nor dogmatic--so say its adherents.
So Who Really Runs The World? A Network Analysis Reveals ‘Super Entity’ of Global Corporate Control …In the first such analysis ever conducted, Swiss economic researchers have conducted a global network analysis of the most powerful transnational corporations (TNCs). Their results have revealed a core of 787 firms with control of 80% of this network, and a “super entity” comprised of 147 corporations that have a controlling interest in 40% of the network’s TNCs. When we hear conspiracy theorist talk about this or that powerful group (or alliance of said groups) “pulling strings” behind the scenes, we tend to dismiss or minimize such claims, even though, deep down, we may suspect that there’s some degree of truth to it, however distorted by the theorists’ slightly paranoid perception of the world. But perhaps our tendency to dismiss such claims as exaggerations (at best) comes from our inability to get even a slight grip on the complexity of global corporate ownership; it’s all too vast and complicated to get any clear sense of the reality.
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