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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

October 20, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week -- October 20, 2007 Cartoon by Chris Britt Canadian consumer debt load becoming unsustainable: A recent survey of Canadians suggests: Forall except the richest, net worth is stagnant or dropping, while totalassets and total debts are rising. Many Canadians have more debts than assets, i.e. a negative net worth. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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Links of the Quarter: September 29, 2015

How to Save the World

In a collapse of civilization assets including land may become too hard to hold onto. In that case the greatest asset may be a body of knowledge and a set of skills that allow people to live off the land in a more mobile or nomadic configuration. cartoon by Michael Leunig.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. Wildlife instead of natural capital/resources/stocks/assets. From a 2013 speech by Harry Leslie Smith , who died at age 97 in his adopted Canada in February. Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

By loaning ever-increasing amounts of money to people at artificially depressed rates (rather than the double-digit rates called for by real inflation), the average taxpayer has the illusion of becoming more wealthy, since assets are rising (though debts are rising faster).

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Links of the Month: Sunday, June 8, 2014

How to Save the World

Uncomprehending rage turned outwards and inwards, fantasies of catharsis through revolution, extremism and authoritarianism, aggressive power/productive asset accumulation and scapegoating are just some of destructive behaviors we’re likely to see. cartoon by jim benton.

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Links of the Month: September 25, 2011

How to Save the World

Excerpts: Orlov: Democracy is really for people who are capable of self-governance. cartoon by RJ Matson in Roll Call. (A A lot of reading, this month, and not a lot to show for it.

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