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Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity From Fossil Fuels - NYTimes.com

John D. Rockefeller built a vast fortune on oil. Now his heirs are abandoning fossil fuels.

The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to announce on Monday that its $860 million philanthropic organization, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, is joining the divestment movement that began a couple years ago on college campuses.

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Symposium on Universal Basic Income (UBI)

Appearing in the┬áBoston Review, discussion took place back in 2000. Philippe Van Parijs makes the opening statement and then replies to comments on it. Here’s the first few paragraphs of that statement: 244 more words

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Devolution: the basics | DEVOLUTION MATTERS

Aka smaller is better.

In essence, devolution is a way of enabling Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to have forms of self-government within the United Kingdom.

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