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Recently Unemployed? Do This Immediately.

Recently Unemployed? Do This Immediately.

A Seismic Shift There are currently three powerful converging forces producing a seismic shift in today's job market. This article provides you with some suggestions on how to position yourself for long-term career growth and financial wellbeing. The current...

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Coronavirus Capitalism — and How to Beat It

Coronavirus Capitalism — and How to Beat It

[Source: The Intercept, Naomi Klein, 16 Mar 2020] Governments around the world are busily exploiting the coronavirus crisis to push for no-strings-attached corporate bailouts and regulatory rollbacks. “I've spent two decades studying the transformations that take...

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The women’s restaurant in Marrakesh

The women’s restaurant in Marrakesh

In Morocco, households that find themselves without a man often face financial difficulties. Fatima Zahara knows that only too well. After her father died, her mother could barely feed her children. So Fatima quit school to help support her family. Fatima's entire...

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Women who don’t want to be mothers

Women who don’t want to be mothers

Many women make a conscious decision not to have children. What are the reasons behind their choice - and what reactions does it prompt? The film [m]otherhood investigates these questions and examines the maternal myth inherent in all cultures. Woman and mother - the...

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Henry George – Progress and Poverty

Henry George – Progress and Poverty

Praise for Progress and Poverty Among many famous people who asserted that it was impossible to refute George on the land question were Winston Churchill, Leo Tolstoy, John Dewey, and Bertrand Russell. Tolstoy and Dewey, especially, dedicated much of their lives to...

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What is economic value, and who creates it?

What is economic value, and who creates it?

Where does wealth come from, who creates it and what destroys it? In this deep dive into global economics, Mariana Mazzucato explains how we lost sight of what value means and why we need to rethink our current financial systems -- so capitalism can be steered toward...

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PAWS & More Animal Shelter Needs Your Old Tech Devices

PAWS & More Animal Shelter Needs Your Old Tech Devices

3 Jan 2020 Greetings Friends, Right now is a great opportunity to help out the animals at PAWS & More Animal Shelter. The team that runs the shelter is in need of some iPads and laptop computers for a new shelter management system. I'm planning to collect the...

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