Tom Watson smacks down Guido Fawkes. Rupert Murdoch is “not a fit person” to run a major international company, a report by the media select committee report today concluded, but descended into acrimony and accusations.
But during the press conference, an amusing exchange took place. Tom Watson MP was accused by blogger Harry Cole (from Guido Fawkes) of contempt of Parliament by revealing details in his recently published book of the committee report. John Whittingdale (Tory MP) interjected and said that almost all of the evidence in the select committee report was already in public domain. Tom Watson MP then added snippets in the book that weren’t published before were cleared with the senior clerk of the committee.
Watson then said he had a question for Harry Cole in return. He said asked why Paul Staines, aka Guido Fawkes, destroyed his computer hard drive after publishing the emails by Damian McBride a few years ago. Keep in mind that those emails were most likely retrieved by hacking too. Update: TEDxOjai - Jacque Fresco - Resource Based Economy. Pirate Party UK. Eduardo Paes: The 4 commandments of cities.
Are you past oriented or future oriented. Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy. TEDx Talk – Changing The Rules of Banking. Written by Mira Tekelova on .
This is worth watching! Excellent TEDx talk on why changing the rules of banking is so important: There are two rules that govern our economy: 1) In order to have more money, we have to have more debt 2) If we want less debt, we have to have less money This is why our economists, central bankers and politicians can’t figure out whether they want people to take on more debt or they want a recession.
The reason we have booms and busts: Economists have tried to create all sorts of crazy econometric models that make no sense to anybody, but the reality is – the instability is simply this: In boom we get everyone to take on debt. Eventually, they can’t afford it. And that’s simply because the only way to get more money into the economy is to get banks to lend more. We will never go out of this boom and bust cycle until we look at the very foundation of money.
The American Dream. The AMERICAN DREAM is a 30 minute animated film that shows you how you’ve been scammed by the most basic elements of our government system. All of us Americans strive for the American Dream, and this film shows you why your dream is getting farther and farther away. Do you know how your money is created? Or how banking works? Why did housing prices skyrocket and then plunge? Brian Cox: What went wrong at the LHC. Winning the Oil Endgame-Homepage. N 2004, Rocky Mountain Institute's Chief Scientist, Chairman and Co-founder Amory Lovins and a team of RMI collaborators accomplished a highly complex and innovative task—the drafting of a roadmap for the United States to get completely off oil by 2050, led by business for profit.
The result became a thoroughly researched, highly analytical yet practical book called "Winning the Oil Endgame" (WTOE). Following its release, RMI began working with key industry stakeholders to accelerate key components of the WTOE strategy. To aid in its implementation, RMI raised $3.6 million from private donors and foundations. This has led to many critical projects, including: Supporting the initial stages of Walmart's efforts with its suppliers to increase the efficiency of the firm's new heavy trucks by 25 percent through 2008 (the actual reduction in fuel intensity vs. 2005 was 38 percent), and to set a goal of doubled efficiency by 2015.
The Innovation Dial The Road Ahead Richard N. Robert C. George P. Amory Lovins on winning the oil endgame. A conversation on TED.com: RESOURCE BASED ECONOMY !! ? Home. IPPR - Institute for Public Policy Research.