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Business owner peeved over DriveTest centre wait times

When Mike Hope faced writing a commercial vehicle drive test for his newly purchased electrical company, he could not imagine the nightmare of wait times he was about to face at the DriveTest centre in Windsor. 757 more words

Local News

Chan Zuckerberg, Lorene Jobs, and Joel Barker's Rule About Paradigms

As readers of this blog realize, I am no fan of billionaire plutocrats who attempt to make a profit from public services… which makes this blog offering a qualified defense of Priscilla Chan and Lorene Jobs something of an outlier. 645 more words

Monday Meeting On Airport Privatization

Make your voice heard! Contact elected officials about Lambert Airport Privatization.

3:30 pm Monday, September 18th, 2017
Selection Committee to evaluate possible lease of St. Louis Lambert International Airport… 517 more words

St. Louis

Michael Parenti: The Threat of US Imperialism (2013) + Capitalism's Self-Inflicted Apocalypse by Michael Parenti (2009)

with Michael Parenti
Writer, Dandelion Salad
September 16, 2017

SNC Political Education on Dec 14, 2014

Here’s the long-awaited video of Michael Parenti’s speech on the threat of US imperialism which he gave at the Revolution Banquet held in Vancouver in November 2013.

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Politics

Saudi Arabia: FOR SALE

Saudi Arabia thought it could sustain depressed oil prices around $50 (and maintain market share) for quite a while, but perhaps NOT this long. Around $75/barrel is regarded as their national finance break-even point. 402 more words

Markets

What is Neoliberalism?

Neoliberalism is the idea that less government interference in the free market is the central goal of politics.

Neoliberals believe in a ‘small government’ which limits itself to enhancing the economic freedoms of businesses and entrepreneurs. 704 more words

Neoliberalism

Stanford Report Finds that Privatized Charters Do Worse Than ANY Type of School.. Why Isn't THIS a Big Story?

Earlier this week, both Diane Ravitch and the Atlantic magazine reported on the release of a report from Stanford University that studied the effectiveness of various kinds of charter schools, and the results show that so-called “government schools” with their “regulations that strangle innovation” do far better than privatized de-regulated charter schools. 327 more words