Tag Archives: sustainability

Are things really better today? Why can’t we go back?

In a post to Waiting for the Storm .com  I discussed how representative government made sense in 1776 when mail was delivered by horse and most citizens couldn’t read, but the need no longer applies. @lookingforthemeaning replied “is the communication … Continue reading

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A Crisis of Responsibility

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from flavian: Why fight me ? Because I want freedom ? Real freedom ? The kind we never had before ? … Continue reading

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Changing Government Needs to be for the Long Haul

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Here is the lead in post from occupythegreenparty: FEMINISM AND GENDER EQUITY We have inherited a social system based on male domination of politics and economics. We … Continue reading

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The Real Challenges to Creating Jobs

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand summary list. As I mentioned elsewhere about jobs, when we create the image of sending jobs over seas, or outsourcing, the words are misleading us. So, what can we … Continue reading

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The Unions – Part of a Bigger Problem

Ah yes! The UNIONS. The “problem” with the unions is actually similar to the problem we have with corporations, colleges, the military, public education and government itself. And that problem is ISOLATION! I.E. IVORY TOWERS! Whenever society “solves” any problem … Continue reading

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The FAIR TAX is Another Aristocratic Scam!

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand summary list. There is a serious problem with the “Fair tax”. The word “fair” is a political word being used to emotionally cover up the many faults in the … Continue reading

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This is NOT Just “Another” Recession

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. People are not looking widely enough at the crisis we are in. While the protests are called “Occupy Wall Street”, this is NOT only an economic problem. … Continue reading

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Restructuring the Supreme Court

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. There were a number of posts attacking the Supreme Court decision to allow corporations to make political contributions. But, the Supreme Court has a number of faults … Continue reading

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World Stock Markets MUST Be Restructured

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand summary list. Demand 5 about the stock market is a good start. But it doesn’t go far enough. It doesn’t address the major problem. The entire stock market has … Continue reading

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The Goals of Occupy Wall Street MUST include Sustainability

The following discussion clip is from the Occupy Wall Street demand discussion list. Nanook: Let me repeat a point I made elsewhere. The goal of our protest is not a short term objective. We want changes that apply for ALL … Continue reading

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