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Psychology matters a great deal

May 1, 2016

Psychology matters a great deal in determining shifts in the economy.

by Robert J. Shiller

http://www.nytimes.com

“We don’t know whether any specific event — say, an unexpected spike in oil prices or a decline in the stock market — will help transform any of the current social stories into a truly virulent economic disruption. 979 more words

Governance

Applied Unificationism’s Third “Blog-iversary”

The Applied Unificationism (AU) Blog launched three years ago on May 1, 2013. Its host, Unification Theological Seminary, aimed to create a site where worthy ideas applying Unificationism to all aspects of society could be regularly discussed among members and friends of the FFWPU and related organizations. 290 more words

Unificationism

Apathy an attractive option

May 1, 2016

Apathy an attractive option

by Dean Johns

http://www.malaysiakini.com

Dean: There is now every reason to stay engaged–for reasons greater than yourself. Apathy  means Surrender to the Darth Vader Types. 1,051 more words

Politics

Jen Quote of the Day

During the 9th century in China, anyone aspiring to work in government had to pass a civil service exam and one component of this exam required the composition of poetry on philosophical issues. 18 more words

Thoughts

Paul Krugman, the Conscience of the Liberal, speaks

May 1, 2016

Paul Krugman, the Conscience of the Liberal, speaks on US Presidential Elections–It’s Hillary vs Donald in November, 2016

http://www.nytimes.com

Maybe we need a new cliche: It ain’t over until Carly Fiorina sings. 867 more words

Politics

‘Free trade’ in trouble in the United States

May 1, 2016

‘Free trade’ in trouble in the United States–Obama’s TPPA Legacy hangs in a balance in a US Presidential Election Year

by Martin Khor… 1,113 more words

Governance