Posts Tagged ‘America‘

What do the Scandinavians know that we don’t know?

We have registered our willingness to make the Faustian deal that the Swedes have not…Progress is slow. While Nordic people have made the best of what they have, Americans persist in gambling on something better, and yet settling for something worse. Read more from The

Social Media 2.0: time killers or time savers?

By Tim Cole While the digital world around us is changing at Internet speed, there are still those among us who are blissfully unaware of what’s going on. Certain regions even in the developed world still lag far behind. Germans, for instance, are real digital

Guns in America and the Limits of Shame : The New Yorker

Link: Guns in America and the Limits of Shame : The New Yorker When will we Americans realize that our society is an unacceptably violent one, that this is how the rest of the world sees us, and that much of that violence is associated

Businessmen like to style themselves as the defenders of the free market economy, but as Luigi Zingales, an economist at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, argued, “Most lobbying is pro-business, in the sense that it promotes the interests of existing businesses, not

by futurist Richard Worzel, C.F.A. “There is absolutely no evidence to support the statement that we’re the greatest country in the world. We’re 7th in literacy, 27th in math, 22nd in science, 49th in life expectancy, 178th in infant mortality, 3rd in median household income,

Here’s The Problem With Our Economy – Business Insider

Link: Here’s The Problem With Our Economy – Business Insider These and other factors have contributed to the most radical redistribution of wealth that the United States has ever seen. Since the late 1970s, the country’s assets and income have moved steadily from “average” Americans

(via Growth or Equality: Two Competing Visions for America’s Future by David Korten — YES! Magazine) MUST READ by David Korten

underpaidgenius: Global Warming’s Six Americas. Which one are you? Boy ..America has a looooong way to go…