The surprising reason we have a 40-hour work week… | Crew Backstage

Source: Crew Backstage The surprising reason we have a 40-hour work week (and why we should re-think it) Posted on January 24, 2014 Words by Mikael Cho ‘As long as you get your… Continue reading

How companies try to influence governments

Source: Grey eminences | The Economist Special report: Companies and the state Lobbying Grey eminences How companies try to influence governments Feb 22nd 2014 LOBBYISTS SOMETIMES FEEL unloved. Jeremy Galbraith of Burson-Marsteller, a… Continue reading

Precious Plastic

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Over Europa, noord en zuid, arm en rijk en financieel evenwicht

Verhelderend betoog van Jesse Frederik (De Correspondent). Met name het eerste stuk (micromoraal) doet me denken aan Supercrash van Darryl Cunninghamm, over de invloed van Ayn Rand met haar ‘rational and ethical egoism’… Continue reading

Sum Of Us was at Monsanto’s general meeting this year.

Source: SumOfUs What exactly went down at Monsanto’s general meeting this year? For years we’ve been bringing the good fight to Monsanto and its stranglehold over our food systems. Now, we’re one step… Continue reading

Russell Brand in Newsnight & The Last Word

Russel Brand, talkin’ about a revolution in The Last Word, with Lawrence O’Donnell. And don’t miss this: Jeremy Paxman talking to Russell Brand about the guest edit for the New Statesman.

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take… Continue reading

Postcapitalism. A Guide to Our Future.

Source: Vrij Nederland – via Blendle Paul Mason | over het postkapitalisme Het idee ‘De neoliberale politiek bloedt dood’ Alles ging mis bij het neoliberalisme, zegt econoom Paul Mason. Je komt alleen verder… Continue reading

Aandacht vragen voor mensenrechten? Terrorist!

De Turkse premier Ahmet Davutoğlu heeft gisteren in Brussel een akkoord bereikt met de EU over het uitwisselen van vluchtelingen. Zijn baas Erdogan stelde deze week voor om de definitie van terrorisme zodanig aan te… Continue reading

overpopulation and environmental destruction will cause humans to be extinct in a matter of years

Source: Church and State Humans will be extinct in 100 years says eminent scientist By Sean Adl-Tabatabai | 19 June 2015 One of the world’s leading scientists, Professor Frank Fenner, has made a… Continue reading