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the lila tree

From time to time I come across a note:

Feeling lost?

Find out where you are.

I penned this to myself when I was in a good place with my writing.

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Posts

May 31, 2018: Storytellers Shaking Things Up

To end out the month of May PowerLeeGirls Miko Lee and Jalena Keane-Lee speak with storytellers who are making waves. We speak with An Excess Male… 206 more words

Art And Culture

Union para sa mga OFW at para sa mga nag tatrabaho

Sa pinaka dami ng mga Pilipino na nag tatrabaho sa ibat ibang bansa, pinaka importante na magkaroon ng Labor Union Organization ng mga OFW at lahat. 310 more words

Mary Elizabeth Lease

Raise less corn and more hell.

Broke-ass Pennsylvanian driven west by agricultural shipping costs and 1880s/1890s drought became laundresse, educator, pissed-off law reader, then a lawyer.

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Heroes

Was Karl Polanyi wrong? Land, labor, and private authority in the global economy

by Tim Bartley*

Karl Polanyi famously argued that land, labor, and money are “fictitious commodities.” They cannot be fully subjected to the dictates of the market without spurring backlashes that seek to re-embed them in society.  996 more words

Books

Is a non-BS economy even possible?

What would the U.S. unemployment rate be if all useless or harmful jobs were eliminated?

It would probably be equivalent to the Great Depression of the 1930s. 712 more words

Economy

The heat on Manus and Nauru.

While a seventh man has now died on Manus island, the chorus of protests is growing. The aim of this Governments has always been never to let refugees into Australia that tried to come by boat. 293 more words

Gerard Oosterman