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On Diverse Uses of Public Lands: An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul

The armed standoff in Oregon concerning the Malheur Wildlife refuge is only the latest is a long series of conflicts over “public” lands, as R. McGreggor Cawley has pointed out in a recent… 691 more words

Climate & Environment

The Germans are worried about high-tech corporate cowboys

Anna Sauerbrey, an editor of the daily, Der Tagesspiegel, in today’s NY Times:

How can Germany be both afraid of and in love with technology, and the companies that make it?

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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 Boston 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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Empires, bureaucracies and religion arise from war : Nature News & Comment

War drove the formation of complex social institutions such as religions and bureaucracies, a study suggests. The institutions would have helped to maintain stability in large and ethnically diverse early societies.

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