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Time to Ditch Our Profit-Hungry Corporate Economy: Here's What the Future Could Look Like Instead

Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. The economy was bound to tank. Not just because greedy corporations rigged the system or because government helped grease the wheels for them. Kelly, a fellow at the Tellus Institute and co-founder of Business Ethics magazine, wrote the just-released book, Owning Our Future: The Emerging Ownership Revolution (Berrett-Koehler, 2012) that helps provide an antidote to the extractive, money-at-all-costs economy. "Our minds have been so colonized by the paradigm of industrial-age capitalism that we've lost the ability to imagine other ways of organizing an economy," she writes.

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A vital (and unlearned) lesson from Julius Caesar - Glenn Greenwald

A conspiracy of prominent Roman citizens, led by the patrician Catiline, had been caught attempting to foment a massive civil war in order to overthrow the Roman government. New Battery Cage Investigation Highlights Need for Federal Hen Bill. 'America's Great Debate' Saved Union From War. The Civil War remains the bloodiest conflict in U.S. history and the defining crisis of the nation.

'America's Great Debate' Saved Union From War

But it might easily have started 12 years earlier. In 1850, California's application to join the Union threatened to unhinge the delicate balance of pro- and anti-slavery forces. The flood of European immigration had shifted power in the House of Representatives decisively to the North. Another free state would tilt the U.S. Senate. The issue went beyond California to the status of all the other territories conquered in the war with Mexico and to the shape of a nation many believed would inevitably absorb Canada, the Caribbean and maybe Central America, as well.

Arizona’s immigration law at the Supreme Court: Lessons for S.B. 1070 via the Case of the 22 Lewd Chinese Women. Photographer unknown, the Bancroft Library.

Arizona’s immigration law at the Supreme Court: Lessons for S.B. 1070 via the Case of the 22 Lewd Chinese Women

When Arizona’s notorious immigration law passed two years ago—seemingly out of nowhere—supporters said the measure would merely “mirror” and “assist” federal immigration enforcement. S.B. 1070, which comes before the U. S. Supreme Court this week, in fact contained harsh new criminal penalties against immigrants in an effort to achieve “attrition through enforcement,” as the state of Arizona puts it. (Or, as Mitt Romney has called it, self-deportation.) Is Our Economy Too Complicated for Our 18th Century Political System? Painted by Howard Chandler Christy.

Is Our Economy Too Complicated for Our 18th Century Political System?

Can a democratic system function efficiently in an advanced economy in our modern, globalized world? Near death, explained - Neuroscience. In 1991, Atlanta-based singer and songwriter Pam Reynolds felt extremely dizzy, lost her ability to speak, and had difficulty moving her body.

Near death, explained - Neuroscience

A CAT scan showed that she had a giant artery aneurysm—a grossly swollen blood vessel in the wall of her basilar artery, close to the brain stem. If it burst, which could happen at any moment, it would kill her. But the standard surgery to drain and repair it might kill her too. With no other options, Pam turned to a last, desperate measure offered by neurosurgeon Robert Spetzler at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Funny-pictures-banned-hollywood-23.jpg (JPEG Image, 620 × 465 pixels) Big_27bee0ef05149a788cf7484c5508a59d1b747a2e.jpg (JPEG Image, 1680 × 1050 pixels) - Scaled (55%) 02-2012-01-41-35-thedalailamawhenaskedwhatsurprisedhimmostabouthumanityansweredmanbecausehesacrificeshishealthinordertomakemoney.jpeg (JPEG Image, 720 × 490 pixels)

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[Note: This list of Einstein quotes was being forwarded around the Internet in e-mail, so I decided to put it on my web page.

Collected Quotes from Albert Einstein

I'm afraid I can't vouch for its authenticity, tell you where it came from, who compiled the list, who Kevin Harris is, or anything like that. "Seven Blunders of the World" by Mahatma Gandhi. 40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist. If there’s one thing Friedrich Nietzsche did well, it’s obliterate feel-good beliefs people have about themselves.

40 Belief-Shaking Remarks From a Ruthless Nonconformist

He has been criticized for being a misanthrope, a subvert, a cynic and a pessimist, but I think these assessments are off the mark. I believe he only wanted human beings to be more honest with themselves. He did have a remarkable gift for aphorism — he once declared, “It is my ambition to say in ten sentences what others say in a whole book.”

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