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Retreat from the Commons

President Barack Obama dropped by Georgetown University for the Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Tuesday, and it’s remarkable how much idiocy, hypocrisy, and truly frightening authoritarianism he could pack into a few briefs remarks. 1,119 more words

Politics

Mothers Walk for Peace in Boston

Woman at Mothers Walk for Peace wears T-shirt commemorating her grandson.

More than 10,000 people, the Boston Globe reports. Wow! The first walk, 19 years ago, had 500. 156 more words

Need to Privatise PSUs

2004 Alive For the logic of disinvestment to be clear, we need to be clear on the rationale of investments and where we would invest our fresh monies… read on.. Disinvestment 1 disinvestment 2 disinvestment 3

Privatisation

Bristol City Council commits to go fossil fuel free


Bristol City Council has committed to go fossil fuel free! Or, more specifically, to not knowingly invest funds into companies whose primary business is fossil fuel extraction. 375 more words

Politics

The govt needs to think out of the box to finance public investment

Vivek Kaul

There is a great belief among economists in the Western world that if emerging market nations increase investments in their countries, global economic growth can be revived. 1,073 more words

Analysis

Choosing wisely - is that treatment really necessary?

Hard pressed economies around the world have resulted in restrained expenditure and in some countries, austerity measures. Reduced expenditure has resulted in more focus being put on managing waste in healthcare. 232 more words

Tools

On-shoring in the USA with notes for SA

Onshoring is seeing a resurgence in manufacturing in the United States. The knock on effect for industrial and commercial real estate is debatable. What lessons, if any, are there for the South African market? 1,588 more words