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"SACRED ACTIVISM A spirituality that is only private and self-absorbed, one devoid of an authentic political and social consciousness, does little to halt the suicidal juggernaut of history. On the other hand, an activism that is not purified...
Allamanda Virgin Islands, U.S. June 5 Jun 5 11
LINK Family of 6 found dead in garage San Antonio Texas, Suicide
SeaGreenEyez IN June 5 Jun 5 22
STATE UPDATES 6/5/2020 California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) cited marijuana legalization as one measure the state has taken to address systemic racism. Meanwhile, regulators have removed cannabis business licensee info from their website in ...
OldGoat43 PA June 5 Jun 5 00
LIVING IN THE DARK Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH) said, "This dark history is exacerbated by the fact that Black Americans are disproportionately the targets of injustices, ranging from loss of jobs, economic inequality and the ever-widened racial ...
OldGoat43 PA June 5 Jun 5 00
MONEY HUNGRY ISLAND U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. (D) touted marijuana legalization’s economic impact at a conference focused on boosting revenue for the territory. Cruise passengers and hotel guests would buy an estimated $43 ...
OldGoat43 PA June 4 Jun 4 00
LINK Police opened fire on a gay bar because the owner was handing out water to protestors / LGBTQ Nation
snytiger6 WA June 3 Jun 3 11
Here's How ‘Obamagate’ Could Hurt Joe Biden Even Though It's a Made-Up Thing The GOP will try to change the subject this week from coronavirus, police violence, and economic collapse.
Philip21 IN June 2 Jun 2 11
The USA is very sick! When you get seriously ill, you vomit and have diarrhea to cleanse your system. The USA is sick and the rioting and looting is our vomiting and diarrhea. If we want the rioting and looting to stop, we must cleanse our ...
creative51 MI May 31 May 31 66
We have reached the point where it is no longer possible to blame the looting and violence upon either white supremacist groups or Antifa. Now it has degraded into crimes of opportunity and general maliciousness. Not excusable, but might be ...
t1nick NM May 31 May 31 88
2020 so far.... 1) I don't know if I will go to a doctor who graduated this year because it seems that they have missed practically a whole semester of schooling. 2) For student teachers, don't know if you will be prepared for real classroom ...
chiara23k HI May 29 May 29 33
Trump economic policy = No news is good news.
JGal OH May 29 May 29 11
LINK 'How the Trump White House Sees You': Top Economic Adviser Under Fire for Calling Workers 'Human Capital Stock' | Common Dreams News
HippieChick58 NE May 26 May 26 44
Is this bankrupt minds spewing out bankrupt ideas developed from failed economics?
FrayedBear Australia May 26 May 26 00
Is this bankrupt minds spewing out bankrupt ideas developed from failed economics?
FrayedBear Australia May 26 May 26 11
STOCKPILING HELPED BOOST THE TREND An Oregon Office of Economic Analysis report reveals that marijuana sales have skyrocketed during the coronavirus outbreak, though are projected to drop in the future along with population decreases. ...
OldGoat43 PA May 26 May 26 00
MAYBE NEXT TIME THEY'LL LISTEN TO HER New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham ( D ) said that if lawmakers had listened to her and legalized marijuana this year, the state probably wouldn’t have had to cut so many programs amid the ...
OldGoat43 PA May 26 May 26 33
ELEGIAC. - Adjective...relating to or characteristic of an elegy “haunting and elegiac poems” : wistfully mournful “she watched repeat serials, fixed on their moody and elegiac characterisation”. Synonyms; mournful, melancholic, ...
Marionville UK May 26 May 26 55
LINK Fox Contributor: FDR’s New Deal Caused The Great Depression (Wrong)
snytiger6 WA May 25 May 25 00
STATE UPDATES Utah's treasurer joined the state attorney general in calling on Congress to pass marijuana banking legislation. The Illinois Senate approved bills amending marijuana regulations. Rhode Island regulators sent a ...
OldGoat43 PA May 25 May 25 00
LINK Bridging the Food-or-Energy Gap - Yes! Magazine
AnonySchmoose HI May 24 May 24 55
Kristalina Georgieva, Dir. of the International Monetary Fund takes us inside the massive economic stimulus efforts leading the world toward recovery and renewal and discusses what it will take for countries to emerge from this "great transformation"...
Allamanda Virgin Islands, U.S. May 24 May 24 00
Do you want to see our society and economy be increasingly limited and damaged by a crumbling infrastructure? After two decades of Republican control our roads, harbors, railroads, bridges, educational systems, and governmental agencies, and ...
wordywalt FL May 21 May 21 22
R3 PROGRAM FOR ILLINOIS The Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority announced $31.5 million in marijuana-revenue-funded grant money to help communities that have been “impacted by economic disinvestment, violence and the severe and ...
OldGoat43 PA May 20 May 20 00
Paul Krugman. Modest, yet brilliant. A good interview about his view on our economic future;
Robecology FL May 19 May 19 00
Taken from "Penguin Island", Anatole France, 1947: "We afterwards went to visit the cabinet of Natural history.......The care-taker showed us a sort of packet bound in straw that he told us contained the skeleton of a dragon; a proof, he added he,...
t1nick NM May 17 May 17 55
LINK Coronavirus could push Social Security to insolvency before 2030 - POLITICO
1of5 WA May 17 May 17 55
Contact tracing is not a new concept. It was used quite effectively in the 1854 Broad Street cholera pandemic. It has become a model for reverse engineering the point of foci for a disease emergence. It is also the basis for teaching modeling of ...
t1nick NM May 17 May 17 44
In 2016, Donald Trump gave an interview in which he stated flatly that. "Most of my followers are white trash. In fact the only difference between me and them is that I have money, and they don't." Excerpt from an article on "History of White ...
t1nick NM May 14 May 14 22
Good to see cracks appearing in this flu vax mandate
powder Australia May 14 May 14 11
LINK Trump Economic Advisors Push "Work Til' You Die Plan" To Gut Social Security
snytiger6 WA May 11 May 11 44
Would you write your congressperson and governor to complain? Many hospitals are still short of this PPE? In the early days of the pandemic, the US government turned down an offer to manufacture millions of N95 masks in America By Aaron ...
EllenDale KY May 10 May 10 11
So, some of us, myself included, have been doing too much of this: bibble. v. – to drink often; to eat and/or drink noisily.
Beowulfsfriend PA May 9 May 9 00
LINK A good article: Identity Politics and Elite Capture | Boston Review
Jetty UK May 9 May 9 11
LINK Columbia | SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy | Sorry, but the Virus Shows Why There Won’t Be Global Action on Climate Change
AnonySchmoose HI May 8 May 8 11
I just read where Kamala Harris and two other Democrats are proposing a Bill that would give each adult $2,000. per month during the pandemic. Once again the Democrats prove they don't know how to handle the situation from either a health or ...
Bobby9 NC May 8 May 8 11
This is a compilation of MMT economists talking about how money gets into the economy and measures value. Nixon changed the economic system in 1971 when he ended the gold standard but we still think in those terms popularized by Disney cartoons ...
ToolGuy Canada May 7 May 7 22
White House Blocks C.D.C. Guidance Over Economic and Religious Concerns Detailed guidelines for reopening drafted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were blocked from publication after Trump administration officials labeled them ...
FearlessFly MN May 7 May 7 00
Sorry for the badly drawn bikini bottoms. Didn't want to crop the picture.
OldMetalHead AZ May 6 May 6 99
Who pays the price. Trump and Republicans are pushing to open up the economy as rapidly as possible. But who pays the price. Most of the jobs that are considered essential. outside of the obvious medical personnel, are relegated to those in the...
t1nick NM May 6 May 6 99
This War Is Over · Melissa Etheridge
FearlessFly MN May 4 May 4 11
Biden Is Everything The Democrats Are: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix Joe Biden is not an “imperfect candidate” for the Democrats. He is the perfect candidate, because he’s everything the party is: Demented. Decrepit. ...
William_Mary OH May 2 May 2 22
Creating a New World - Free from Economic Slavery - Michael Tellinger.
TimeOutForMe South Africa May 1 May 1 11
Unemployment reaching towards a new record level in the USA. A classic example of what happens under a Neoliberal Economic regime where efficiency, money and profits matter more than people. This chart is from one of my favourite economists. ...
ToolGuy Canada Apr 30 Apr 30 33
LINK Why are white supremacists protesting to 'reopen' the US economy?
Jetty UK Apr 29 Apr 29 99
LINK Months Into Coronavirus Crisis, Federal Response Has Not Improved | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC - YouTube
snytiger6 WA Apr 28 Apr 28 11
Economic Update: Capitalism's Unemployment Problem Capitalism's recurring unemployment problem was never solved and makes the system fundamentally unstable. Today's high levels of unemployment are hugely costly in both human and financial terms. ...
William_Mary OH Apr 27 Apr 27 00
Economic Update: Capitalism's Unemployment Problem Capitalism's recurring unemployment problem was never solved and makes the system fundamentally unstable. Today's high levels of unemployment are hugely costly in both human and financial terms. ...
William_Mary OH Apr 27 Apr 27 00
New York City mayor announces $827 million in cuts to public education On Thursday, New York City’s Democratic mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city was making massive budget cuts due to a steep fall in revenue brought about the COVID-19 ...
William_Mary OH Apr 26 Apr 26 22
Ray Dalio, chapter 2 on The Changing World Order. This is a bit economics-wonky but provides an important overview to understand long term economic cycles and debt crises, and is a good backgrounder for understanding what the government is dealing...
Mitch07102 PA Apr 26 Apr 26 33
Agree or disagree? Here is theory about how Saudi Arabia and Russia wanted to wipe out the US oil production and most importantly to end the reign of the Petrodollar!!! Saudi Arabia is in a viable situation were it can wipe out all it ...
of-the-mountain TX Apr 25 Apr 25 00
SBA HEMP FARMER RELIEF BILL PASSES Hemp Industry Secures Federal Coronavirus Relief For Farmers In Senate-Passed Bill Published April 22, 2020 By Kyle Jaeger Hemp farmers (and farmers in general) scored a victory in the latest ...
OldGoat43 PA Apr 23 Apr 23 11
One Hundred and Fifty Years Since the Birth of Lenin [Lenin’s insistence on a rigorous analysis of objective socio-economic processes had nothing in common with political passivity, in which the socialist had merely to wait on ...
William_Mary OH Apr 23 Apr 23 11
Yeah. The chief economic advisor. From Alex Schiller on Facebook. The only thing more amazing than how often Larry Kudlow's predictions are dead wrong is that he keeps making them. March 1993: Clinton's taxes will ruin the economy. (90's ...
NHjulie NH Apr 23 Apr 23 11
This article in the Atlantic seems to think that the never trumpers will forge a coalition with the conservative democrats in Congress. I disagree because I think the never trumpers enjoy the economic benefits of the trump administration too much...
Lorajay OK Apr 22 Apr 22 66
In a first, Missouri sues China over coronavirus economic losses
FearlessFly MN Apr 22 Apr 22 11
ONION RINGS The Onion made fun of the economic impact of legalizing marijuana. LINK:
OldGoat43 PA Apr 21 Apr 21 11
What to about religion during times of pandemic
Chickenwing WV Apr 21 Apr 21 44
As economic stimulus payments start to flow, cyber attackers want to get their share too-
SpikeTalon NV Apr 20 Apr 20 00
Good Morning Everyone! Happy Monday! Slept late -just drinking coffee at 12:21 PM. Already talking to an Agnostic friend and hearing complaints how bored my ex bf (who I became friends with) is watching Married at First Sight, a reality show. I ...
sassygirl3869 NY Apr 20 Apr 20 99
LINK The Lancet publishes blistering editorial criticizing Trump's COVID-19 response
HippieChick58 NE Apr 18 Apr 18 44
Coronavirus is a class war. Excellent article depicting our current social and economic climate. This is the Tom and Daisy Virus.
sassygirl3869 NY Apr 17 Apr 17 22
OK. I am here to question your political and economic orthodoxy.
LeighHunt CA Apr 17 Apr 17 11
Panacea noun An answer or solution for all problems or difficulties: His economic philosophy is a good one, but he tries to use it as a panacea.
davers Australia Apr 16 Apr 16 33
Trumps government is fucking me over. When I check to see status of my stimulus check, the IRS basically says I do not exist. I filed taxes in 2018, (not yet this year as it is not due until July). I am a small businessman and on April 6 applied to ...
creative51 MI Apr 16 Apr 16 44
Live from a pontoon stage in Kiel Canal Harbour, Germany....A Lamb To The Slaughter. - a-ha.
Marionville UK Apr 16 Apr 16 11
DENVER APPROVES RESEARCH City Council approves a new license allowing marijuana research in Denver Coronavirus isn’t stopping the city’s plans to update Denver’s weed rules. On Monday, Denver City Council approved a new marijuana ...
OldGoat43 PA Apr 15 Apr 15 11
Capitalism Hits Home: COVID-19: A Psychological, Political and Economic Plague
MLinoge FL Apr 14 Apr 14 11
Could this pandemic have been prevented if we did not rely on economists to run our society? A permanent government-funded facility needs to be set up to research viruses instead of relying on market solutions. I can think of no more glaring evidence...
ToolGuy Canada Apr 14 Apr 14 66
An excellent biological perspective and near the end a great answer about the COVID-19 being man-made vs god sent vs evolution. The economic system is also criticized. Could this pandemic have been prevented if economists knew something about biology...
ToolGuy Canada Apr 14 Apr 14 22
LINK COVID-19 Safety Countries Ranking
Matias Germany Apr 14 Apr 14 11
VENEZUELA: COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION KEY TO FIGHTING COVID-19 Key to this success are the existing community organisations, in particular the communes, that permeate Venezuelan society. I have spoken on these Venezuelan ...
William_Mary OH Apr 13 Apr 13 11
Pope Ponders Universal Basic Income as World Economy Withers The Pope acknowledged the scope of the economic crisis brought on by coronavirus as more than 1.8 million people are now infected.
FearlessFly MN Apr 12 Apr 12 00
How and why do Donald Trump, in particular, and Republican politicians in general persist in showing such absolute stupidity??? The answer to to getting out of both the health and economic effects of this pandemics lies simply in testing, testing, ...
wordywalt FL Apr 12 Apr 12 55
Right-wing populism kills (Exhibit A: Lombardy / Italy - ruled by Matteo Salvini´s "Lega") The Lombards wonder how it was possible that the region, which according to Lega, has the "best public health system in Italy", could be infected by the...
Matias Germany Apr 12 Apr 12 22
In response to another post, I thought this was significant enough to bring forward as a post by itself. The question was why the disparity of why black and hispanic communities are reporting higher numbers of Covid ingections and deaths. It not a ...
t1nick NM Apr 11 Apr 11 88
This guy is crowing about the DOW's best week (i.e. the rich and wealthy are getting some of their money back) while 16 million Americans have lost their jobs, healthcare insurance and financial stability. But let's celebrate because the stock ...
redbai CA Apr 11 Apr 11 55
Turkey will require social media giants to appoint local representatives: draft law ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey will require foreign social media companies with high internet traffic to appoint a representative in the country to address concerns ...
FearlessFly MN Apr 10 Apr 10 00
I cannot prove, but strongly suspect that the death figures from covid 19 are being grossly exaggerated. I believe that a high percentage of these deaths are of elderly people who had serious underlying health problems and were near deaths door ...
dumasarok MN Apr 10 Apr 10 1010
Just in case you doubted Wall St does not reflect "economic health" of the real world, they are celebrating their "best week" in 46 years. I'm sure everyone is joining them in celebration
powder Australia Apr 9 Apr 9 00
A buddy forwarded a video with this heading to me: "Top Doctor EXPOSES EVERYTHING The Deep State Is Trying To Hide About CV" He added, "I think there is some evil going on out there multiple versions of the same virus, iranian virus the most ...
Flyingsaucesir CA Apr 8 Apr 8 33
LINK Economic Relief For Churches Raises Debate Over Church-State Separation : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR
snytiger6 WA Apr 7 Apr 7 11
Still lurking in the background is the climate crisis which to resolve likely requires the same kind of measures and leading to the same kind of disruption as COVID-19. What do you think? Do we need a new economic system that puts people before ...
ToolGuy Canada Apr 6 Apr 6 11
Looks like Wells Fargo is doing more to help americans than the president. Wells Fargo caps role in coronavirus rescue program at $10 billion By Imani Moise (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co <WFC.N> said late Sunday that it will cap its ...
TheGreatShadow NE Apr 6 Apr 6 11
LINK Why shutting down Chinese ‘wet markets’ could be a terrible mistake
altschmerz IL Apr 5 Apr 5 22
The writer politely says America is committing economic suicide with the miniscule and conditional rescue package. .
Allamanda Virgin Islands, U.S. Apr 5 Apr 5 55
Would you be willing??
Charlene Apr 5 Apr 5 1616
Economic question on the 2.2 trillion US stimulus
Anonamoose ND Apr 4 Apr 4 00
New to this group, a Lefty Libertarian from Canada, which makes me a centrist in my country but left of Bernie Sanders as far as the Americans are concerned. Does it strike anyone else as odd that when it comes to the economy, Leftists are always ...
Surfpirate Canada Apr 4 Apr 4 44
Our nativist freakout about China hides the real origin of the coronavirus. It’s political, global, and made in the USA. We’re facing something that’s more difficult than a medical emergency. We’re facing a political fight against the most...
William_Mary OH Apr 4 Apr 4 00
The Covid-19 outbreak is exposing government follies on many levels- After the coronavirus spread, left-leaning writers began declaring that no one is a libertarian during a pandemic. We all need collective action to save us from ...
SpikeTalon NV Apr 4 Apr 4 22
How to use your stimulus check to stimulate the economy... by Andy Young Sometime this year, we taxpayers will likely receive another economic stimulus. It is indeed a very exciting program, and I’ll explain it by using a Q&A format: Q: ...
Allamanda Virgin Islands, U.S. Apr 3 Apr 3 77
A "How did we get here question". As a member of the "Greatest Generation" just a couple months ago I am wondering how I became a member of the "Dispensable Generation" today. With folks like Dan Patrick, Texas Lt. Governor, saying maybe ...
ArthurK CA Apr 1 Apr 1 2929
You can support Trump's economic recovery plan with the My Pillow guy - its easy
bookofmorons Canada Apr 1 Apr 1 77
As some of you may know I post a lot here about Political Economics. This interview best encompasses many of my values and much of the thinking on which I base my comments to others. It is short on the monetary reform issues but Herman Daly worked at...
ToolGuy Canada Apr 1 Apr 1 11
DOES ANYONE KNOW WHERE THE OTHER $1.1 TRILLION WENT? (this is not a joke. I actually received this email from Indiana US Senator. ) "Thank you for contacting me regarding the ongoing coronavirus response. I appreciate hearing from you on this ...
twill IN Apr 1 Apr 1 22
While listening to NPR today, I heard this singer, Nathanial Rateliff. I love his music, his lyrics. And it's still alright
Spinliesel NY Mar 31 Mar 31 22
Somewhat technical but what about his solutions to the economic crisis facing the EU and the examples he cites from Hong Kong and Australia?
ToolGuy Canada Mar 30 Mar 30 00
The unemployment numbers are much higher than predicted and this article is clear about the economic problems contributing to the COVID-19 effects on the USA. @Genessa and maybe others do not like the term or may not know what it means but this ...
ToolGuy Canada Mar 30 Mar 30 33
Economic Update: Comedy and Tragedy of Capitalism THIS WEEK'S TOPICS (w/timestamps): 00:45 - Updates on capitalism's failures exposed by the Coronavirus; 07:14 - Sanders and the re-entry of socialism into US politics; 09:56 - US social ...
William_Mary OH Mar 28 Mar 28 00
Meanwhile, the economic panic seems to continue: 😎🍷🍷
bigpawbullets OH Mar 27 Mar 27 33