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.
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. Instead, it's an alternative way to think about home for "location-independent" people who can work remotely. The Generation Games — Kill Your Darlings Journal. Fear about career prospects and security is spreading like an epidemic among the younger and older generations.
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?
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 Commons Collaborative Economy explodes in Barcelona. Cities have personalities – they’re often described as we would people.
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To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. This appears to be a defect in the browser which should be addressed soon. The simplest approach to avoid this problem is to continue to use the Facebook app but not use the in-app browser. The 60 Minutes abduction case highlights hypocrisy over child welfare. Two desperate mothers have made the news recently.
The first, Queenslander Sally Faulkner, led a disastrous mission to Lebanon to retrieve her two children from their father. The operation was set to make an excellent story for the 60 Minutes crew who were along for the ride. 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. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 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. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The Department of Housing and Urban Development is making it easier for people with criminal records to find housing.
In new guidance, released Monday, HUD tells landlords and home sellers that turning down tenants or buyers based on their criminal records may violate the Fair Housing Act. But blanket policies of refusing to rent to anybody with a criminal record are de facto discrimination, the department says — because of the systemic disparities of the American criminal justice system. 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. The endeavor seemed enterprising and came at no direct cost to a city struggling to house more than 25,000 homeless people in a county with 44,000 homeless.
Of course, it wasn't quite that simple. VersoBooks.com. After Neoliberalism? The Kilburn Manifesto. Neoliberalism has hijacked our vocabulary. How America criminalised poverty. The Perils of Responsibility - SunStruck Magazine. | by Johanna Ryan | On Feb. 22, a group of 100 geoscientists wrote an open letter to the American Geophysical Union asking the president of the organization, Carol Finn, to drop Exxon Mobil as a sponsor of their annual Earth Science conference and the organization as a whole. 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. 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.