Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Elections Don’t Make Democracy: Our world is holding more elections but is simultaneously becoming less democratic. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Why Most Americans Will Never Get Decent Health Care: The US Green Party has, justifiably, called the Clinton and Obama healthcare compromise plans a fraud, since they propose to subsidize the powerful HMO and insurance industries for the costs of expanding limited coverage to those who cannot now afford it. Only Kucinich and the Greens supportequitable universal single-payer healthcare. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Why Most Americans Will Never Get Decent Health Care: The US Green Party has, justifiably, called the Clinton and Obama healthcare compromise plans a fraud, since they propose to subsidize the powerful HMO and insurance industries for the costs of expanding limited coverage to those who cannot now afford it. Only Kucinich and the Greens supportequitable universal single-payer healthcare. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The wildly divergentreactions, it seems, have less to do with political view and more to dowith the perceived solutions (or lack of them) to the outrageoussituation that Moore presents -- the utterly dysfunctional andegregiously expensive and inequitable US healthcare system. What would it take to fix the US healthcare system? Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The wildly divergentreactions, it seems, have less to do with political view and more to dowith the perceived solutions (or lack of them) to the outrageoussituation that Moore presents -- the utterly dysfunctional andegregiously expensive and inequitable US healthcare system. What would it take to fix the US healthcare system? Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Itdisintermediates the robber barons, the corrupt politicians, the boringteachers, the mindless media, and healthcare professionals who profitfrom our illness. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Excerpt: We need to recognize that our food dependence affects not just what weeat, but the fundamentals of our democracy and our political power. A world where they have access to a basic education to develop their minds and healthcare to nurture their growing bodies. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Integrated Health & Welfare Program: Establishment of universal access to and minimumstandards for food and water quality and public healthcare, includingthe precautionaryprinciple, permaculture, sustainable agriculture, and a prohibition onexporting water. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

In order they are (the following excerpts are verbatim from the report): Healthcare-associated infections.The most important disease threat is posed by the micro-organisms thathave become resistant to antibiotics. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

But youd never know itfrom reading most healthcare websites. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

They were almost all very progressivein their thinking (and universally loathed George Bush) but theyclearly cared more about immediate personal political and social issues(the Iraq War and its threat to the US economy and security; thelarge-scale erosion of civil liberties; domestic poverty, the abysmalstate of the education and healthcare systems) than about theenvironment. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Joe presents some alarming data on the healthcare and social security crisis looming especially for older women inthe US. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Joe presents some alarming data on the healthcare and social security crisis looming especially for older women inthe US. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health. Global Democracy · The Political Process. Reuters Salon.com Science Daily Science News SomethingToBeDesired TorStar Trader Mike Watching America Who Owns What CJR World Science.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

They were almost all very progressivein their thinking (and universally loathed George Bush) but theyclearly cared more about immediate personal political and social issues(the Iraq War and its threat to the US economy and security; thelarge-scale erosion of civil liberties; domestic poverty, the abysmalstate of the education and healthcare systems) than about theenvironment. Conversation, Language, Narrative & Story-Telling · The Arts · Science & Health.

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An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Kind of like how we feel when we’re sitting in dead-stop traffic and have someplace to be, or when a corporation exploits us and there’s no one who will punish them for it, or when the government isn’t able to provide us adequate education or healthcare, even though we bust our tails and pay our taxes. emergent by design Home who’s the architect?

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How to Save the World

A brief but thorough explanation of the science behindglobal warming, and the reasoning behind scientists connecting it tohuman activity and worrying about the risks of resultant instability The Empire Strikes Out ,by KennyAusubel. Biomimicry , by Janine Benyus.Lessons and approaches from nature that could transform and inspire ourprocesses for food production, harnessing energy, manufacturing, healthcare,education, collaboration and entrepreneurship.

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