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The Political Dimension of Breakdown

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This article claims that scientists have discovered an energy-efficient way to make biofuels. This brings up an often-overlooked point that there is nothing we can do under our current techno-industrial regime that requires fossil fuels. 1,184 more words

Culture

UK - The recovery is over as the comes economy back at pre-crisis level

Key points (ONS)

  • Change in gross domestic product (GDP) is the main indicator of economic growth. GDP increased by 0.8% in Q2 2014, the second consecutive quarter on quarter increase of 0.8%.
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In The News

Bizarrely, RBS has its "bad bank" to thank for a bumper profit

Usually when a company rushes to report its results early, it’s because of bad news. But Royal Bank of Scotland shocked the markets today, in a good way, when it released its first-half earnings a week early. 347 more words

Scenes from a day out: Mandeville deals with drought and recession

I wish I did not have to help run a set of errands when I visited Mandeville yesterday, as that would have allowed more exploring with questions than just my eyes. 996 more words

Day fourty-one: Stoner

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You were born on a small island in Greece.

The day was cloudy and your mother screamed for hours.

A Hundred Days Of Writing

Invisible Capes

The woman who married outside the Muslim faith and was consequently sentenced to death in Sudan met with Pope Francis today. She and her husband look forward to their new life in the United States with their two children. 160 more words

President Obama Is Saving Us All

As the NSA (National Security Agency)  or “Shhh …” as it is known to its friends (all both of them) drifts from public attention attention back into its preferred obscurity, we have been struck by a stroke of inspiration. 321 more words

Economics