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A Socialist Economy for the 21st Century

First published at the Next System ProjectIn Next System Project Report 3, author and Tellus Institute co-founder Richard A. Rosen explores the changes he deems necessary for a modern definition of “socialism”, and describes key concepts and issu...
by London Green Left on Dec 18, 2016

Watchman’s Resolution: be trained to be like the Master. (Luke 6:40, 7:22)

“Blessed is the Lord God of Israel, For He has visited and redeemed His people, And has raised up a horn of salvation for us In the house of His servant David, As He spoke by the mouth of His holy prophets, Who have been since the world began,&...

The fact on $10 million per day to Israel

Alison WeirIf Americans Knew (March 6, 2016) Local residents recently partnered with my organization to put up a billboard that informed East Bay residents: "We give Israel $10 million per day. That money could send our kids to college." The b...
by INFRAKSHUN on Dec 17, 2016

Iran’s Aseman Airlines to get Airbus planes

Hossein Alaei, the head of Iran’s Aseman Airlines.Iran’s Aseman Airlines says it is working on a plan to renovate its fleet by procuring a series of planes from the world’s largest aerospace corporation Boeing, European aviation giant Airbus an...

Sukhoi signs basic plane sales deal with Iran

Russia’s media say Sukhoi - the country’s aviation giant – has signed a basic deal with an unnamed Iranian company over sales of its Superjet 100 planes.Russia’s media say the country’s aviation giant Sukhoi has signed a basic agreement wit...

George Monbiot Edges Towards Ecosocialism

Wanstead Flats in north east London is a CommonsThe Guardian columnist, George Monbiot, wrote a piece on Wednesday, entitled 'The case for despair is made. Now let’s start to get out of the mess we’re in.' Those familiar with his writing wil...
by London Green Left on Dec 16, 2016

What Really is Labour's Policy on Brexit?

Days after the referendum, in which Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU), the Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, called for Article 50 to be triggered as quickly as possible, to set in motion our formal negotiations to leave the organisati...
by London Green Left on Dec 14, 2016

Degrowth Is Punk as Fuck

Written by Aaron Vansintjan and Sam Bliss and first published at Common DreamsVery serious people often tell us that the word “degrowth” is too negative. People like happy, positive, nice things. Sure, the economy is systemati...
by London Green Left on Dec 11, 2016

Powerful bodies, spending our money

When well connected MPs ask the Government questions to which they should know the answer or which they could find out relatively easily, there is usually a hidden matter to be aware of. On Thursday Nicholas Soames, MP for mid … Continue readin...
by IanChisnall on Dec 11, 2016

OPEC, non-OPEC producers set for deal

OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria (@AFP)The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is expected to clinch a deal with non-OPEC producers to reduce oil output.OPEC has started a meeting with producers from outside the group in Vien...

Iran among 2017 must-visits for tourists in Middle East

Imam Mosque in the central city of Isfahan features distinctive Iranian-Islamic architecture.Iran has been recommended as a top travel destination for 2017 as the country takes steps to ease visa rules for foreign tourists.Business Insider has named...

Do Recent Political Events Signal the End of Neo-liberalism?

The Austrian Presidential election last week appears to have bucked the trend in a year of political victories for the right, indeed the far right. The left leaning and former Green, Alexander van der Bellen, defeated Norbert Hofer the far right cand...
by London Green Left on Dec 9, 2016

DevOps Handbook.

The DevOps Handbook shows why high-performing organizations are 2.5 times more likely than their peers to exceed exceed profitability, market share, and productivity goals. The post DevOps Handbook. appeared first on Learning for Life.
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 9, 2016

DevOps Handbook.

The DevOps Handbook shows why high-performing organizations are 2.5 times more likely than their peers to exceed exceed profitability, market share, and productivity goals. The post DevOps Handbook. appeared first on Learning for Life.
by Tutorials For Download on Dec 9, 2016

Christian divorce

The Lord said twice this morning, “JOEL 2:12”. There is a promise is for the people of God. When you read this today surely you must know this truth. But the Lord has offered you an option too at the end of this message.  2 Corinthians 3:16-1...
by Narrow Gate to Heaven? on Dec 8, 2016

Why doesn't the Lord accept your worship? God hates divorce! God considers this an act of cruelty!

The Lord said twice this morning, “JOEL 2:12”. There is a personal conditional rescue in sight. You need to know. The promise is for the people of God. You have opted out of the Lord’s plan and disobeyed His words. When you read this today sure...

Q3 2016 Household Debt Up +112 Billion, But Down Relative To Income; Private Sector Deleveraging Continues

According to today’s update by the Federal Reserve US Household debt edged up by $112 billion in Q3 of 2016: As you can see this is above the 2008 peak that kicked off the Great Recession. However these are absolute numbers. If we look at house...
by EconomicsJunkie.com on Dec 8, 2016

What Does the Market’s Response to Trump’s Election Tell Us About Investor Expectations?

What I find helpful about investing in the permanent portfolio fashion, is that the assets observed together give you a good big picture overview of investors’ expectations about important macro data such as corporate profits, interest rates, a...
by EconomicsJunkie.com on Dec 8, 2016

Royal Dutch Shell deal with Iran seen as message to US

Royal Dutch Shell has signed a basic agreement to study the development of Iran’s South Azadegan and Yadavaran oil fields as well as its Kish gas field. (Photo by Shana)Iran on Wednesday awarded a basic agreement to global energy giant Royal Dutch...

Chinese firm completes multimillion-dollar power plant in Tajikistan

File photo shows a view of a power plant in Tajikistan's capital, Dushanbe.A Chinese company has finished building a major power plant in Tajikistan as Beijing moves to expand its economic clout in the cash-strapped central Asian country.Tajik offici...


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