Category Archives: The Global Picture

connecting the dots

Taken together, these stories are extremely disturbing. But they also point toward a potential means of taking these monsters down. Given that outrage is building up over the Acosta coverup of Epstein, one can hope that Kraft will not be … Continue reading

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Brexiteers demand Theresa May ask Trump to solve Brexit talks

/spits out coffee. No! Seriously, no!  WTF?? Conservative MPs, who oppose the prime minister’s European Union exit deal, want her to approach the US president and request that he lobby the Irish government to give ground in negotiations, Sky News … Continue reading

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the havoc that the wealthy wreak

Another must read on Brexit. It’s embarrassing, trying to explain Brexit to Americans. It’s like trying to explain wildfires to people whose houses are underwater. Given that Americans have their own political horror show to watch through their fingers as their … Continue reading

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undermining our foundations

Well worth reading. A predatory attitude has come to rule us, an exploitative and abusive way of life that’s normalized, celebrated, and pursued, thanks to the ascendance of neoliberalism and capitalism, in which as long as I profit, everything else … Continue reading

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brexit summed up

I’ve been bookmarking (see “brexit” in the bookmarks to the right). The main big problem with whatever form the Brexit takes — given that there’s no planning at all at this point — are over the treaties that cease to … Continue reading

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Ten Weeks to the Brexit Cliff

Dang, y’all have less than ten weeks to avoid falling off the Hard Brexit scenario. I know you do your national elections in like six weeks, but do  y’all have enough time here to agree to another referendum or what? … Continue reading

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Brexit vote, Jan 15

I am so confused. I mean, I’ve been following news of Brexit as best as I can this side of the pond, and I’m sure Трамп baffles people equally on the other, but…holy hell you guys, what’s going on over … Continue reading

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The Amazing Power of Cooperation in the Workforce…

We desperately need to rework how we set up our businesses. In particular we need to move away from the shareholder is the lord god almighty of a business. It’s killing us, to be blunt. Companies need to consider much … Continue reading

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Salmon swamping canoes. Whales as far as you could see. So many cod a ship couldn’t move. Just a few 100 years ago.

Salmon swamping canoes. Whales as far as you could see. So many cod a ship couldn’t move. Just a few 100 years ago.
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/looks over the top of her second hand iPhone SE

/looks over the top of her second hand iPhone SE
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Well said. We need to make new rules that value the future as much as the present and prioritize the needs of the…

Well said. We need to make new rules that value the future as much as the present and prioritize the needs of the…
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I’m speechless.

I’m speechless.
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Wow! Good luck, Britain!

Wow! Good luck, Britain!
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We Now Know More About the Apparent Poisoning of the Pussy Riot Member Pyotr Verzilov | The New Yorker

We Now Know More About the Apparent Poisoning of the Pussy Riot Member Pyotr Verzilov | The New Yorker
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Here’s a question for y’all… how would you define populism? I think for years I’ve just had a vague sort of idea…

Here’s a question for y’all… how would you define populism? I think for years I’ve just had a vague sort of idea…
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