Brexit shows the world is in danger of forgetting its history. Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Japan voices fears after Brexit vote Japan asks the UK to reassure them that Japanese companies will be able to continue operating in their country, following Britain's vote to leave the EU.
The British people's dramatic choice to remove their country from the European Union poses some short-term risks, and offers some very big, longer-run lessons. Eminent Melbourne University economist Ross Garnaut alerts us to the short-term dangers. Illustration: John Shakespeare "They have low productivity growth and a lot of debt-weakened institutions – none more so than the Australian banks with their exceptional dependence on foreign debt markets and therefore on government guarantees in times of international market stress.
"Brexit is a big shock as the central role of London in global finance is restructured. "There is some risk of financial dislocation. So there is a credible risk of another savage financial crisis. Club of Rome. Club of Rome (Committee of 300 subversive body) This group was organized in 1968 by the Morgenthau Group for the purpose of accelerating the plans to have the New World Order in place by the year 2000.
The Club of Rome developed a plan to divide the world into ten regions or kingdoms. In 1976, the United States Association of the Club of Rome (USACOR) was formed for the purpose of shutting down the U.S. economy gradually. The Pain You Feel is Capitalism Dying — Personal Growth. We can't slow L.A.'s growing homeless crisis unless we know why it's happening. Ayear after a jarring 12% increase in homelessness in Los Angeles County delivered an emergency wake-up call to city and county officials — and an even greater rise in the number of people living in tents and other encampments made the problem visible to Angelenos on a daily basis — new figures suggest the total numbers have gone up again.
A count carried out by 7,500 volunteers scouring almost all of the county's census tracts over three consecutive nights in late January determined that 46,874 people are homeless — most of them sleeping on the streets. That's up from 44,359 in 2015. Instead Of Renting An Apartment, Sign A Lease That Lets You Live Around The World. If you can afford the airfare, it's getting easier to be a digital nomad.
Roam, a new network of co-living spaces, offers a lease that lets you continually move: After a couple of weeks or months in Madrid, you can head to Miami, or Ubud, Bali. By 2017, the startup plans to have 8-10 locations around the world. These aren't designed as places for vacations. The Generation Games — Kill Your Darlings Journal.
Fear about career prospects and security is spreading like an epidemic among the younger and older generations.
What can we do to change the culture of work in Australia? When I left school in 1974 there was full employment. Homeless people are not cockroaches or vermin – they are human and have rights. How is it that homelessness – one of the most egregious violations of human rights globally – can be so invisible?
The answer lies in the fact that we have done pretty much everything we can to erase homeless people from our sight and from our minds. How governments, the media, and the affluent treat homeless people has a significant impact on how the rest of us view them and, ultimately, how homeless people view themselves. They have become a social group that, if not ignored completely, is faced with relentless vilification, discrimination, criminalisation and even hate crimes.
I’ve been homeless 3 times. The problem isn’t drugs or mental illness — it’s poverty. At a late January Bernie Sanders rally in Iowa, 46-year-old Carrie Aldrich described through tears what it was like struggling to survive on less than $12,000 a year.
I watched and shook my head knowingly, having survived on $8,000 each of the past two years. Such low income, combined with a perfect storm of unaffordable rent, incompatible roommates, non-living wages, and an inability to find full-time work, resulted in three bouts of homelessness that forced me to live in my car. And in a few days, it will happen a fourth time for the same reasons. I was born into a middle-class family, but I've hovered near poverty level all of my adult life because my line of work doesn't pay much.
My career consisted of administrative roles in high-tech offices and government agencies, with most of it contract work because it paid more and provided more flexibility and mobility than permanent secretarial work. Only a circular economy will lead to prosperity for all - Circulate. The majestic swell of the Southern ocean provides an endless spectacle.
This seemingly simple succession of crests and troughs is perhaps one of the most striking memories I keep of my life at sea. Over the years, in my mind, it ended up symbolising the subtle combination of constant change and continuity that characterises most living systems. Just as Heraclitus famously said that “One cannot step into the same stream twice”, one cannot witness two identical waves building up and receding. The Commons Collaborative Economy explodes in Barcelona. The Courier Mail. To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser.
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Why Amazon Is Now Housing the Homeless in Seattle. Denying Housing Over Criminal Record May Be Discrimination, Feds Say. Rowhouses in Baltimore sit across the street from a church where Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., held a meeting last summer about, among other things, reducing ex-convict recidivism. The Panama Papers · ICIJ. Children spend less time outside than prison inmates. Prisoners at a maximum security facility in the U.S. are guaranteed 2 hours of outdoor time daily, whereas 1 out of 2 kids worldwide spends less than an hour outside. Children spend less time outside each day than prison inmates do in the United States. Inmates are guaranteed two hours of outdoor time daily, whereas one in two children is outside for less than an hour.
A recent survey of 12,000 parents in 10 countries, who have children aged five to 12, found that one-third of kids spend under 30 minutes outside each day. Huffingtonpost.com. If the homeless can't have their tiny houses, what can they have? When Los Angeles city sanitation workers hauled away three so-called tiny houses — brightly painted wooden structures the size of garden sheds — from a South LA sidewalk like bulky trash, the action understandably caused an outcry. Despite their size and the absence of such basic amenities as plumbing and heating, the solar-powered houses had been quickly embraced by homeless people as an alternative to sleeping in a shelter or on a street. Another eight structures were taken away by the builder, who'd raised money for the project from like minded donors sympathetic to the plight of homeless people.
VersoBooks.com. The Right To Live Where One’s Culture Was Museified By Ariella Azoulay / 10 March 2016. After Neoliberalism? The Kilburn Manifesto. Neoliberalism has hijacked our vocabulary. How America criminalised poverty. The Perils of Responsibility - SunStruck Magazine. Several arrested in sweep of homeless from freeway overpass in downtown Los Angeles. Just one day after advocates for the homeless filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles, work crews and police were out again Tuesday making arrests and removing homeless encampments along a highly visible stretch of the 101 Freeway downtown.
The best way to reach homeless kids is rarely used. Exploitation, Exploitation, Exploitation: a property show for millennials – video. Why Therapists Should Talk Politics. How household debt is becoming the new safety net. March 11, 2016 // By: Sarah Lyall. A millennial and a baby boomer trade places: ‘I can’t help but feel a stab of envy’ NowThis - Canadian City Ends Its Homelessness Problem. What If I Told You Everything You Believe Is a Lie? – Liberty Hangout. Anarchism - Intellectual Renegade. States That Criminalize Homelessness End Up Paying The Price. VersoBooks.com. L.A. seizes tiny houses from homeless people. 'You become like a warrior': Sleeping on the street in a 24-hour city. In Rural America, Homeless Population May Be Bigger Than You Think. One man is trying to end homelessness with this hotel. Wally Seccombe: The Housewife and Her Labour Under Capitalism. New Left Review I/83, January-February 1974.
San Francisco tech worker: 'I don't want to see homeless riff-raff' Death and the Workplace. - Centre for Workplace Leadership. As the homeless age, a health care system leaves them behind.