MARSEILLE, DETROIT AND THE RATIONALE FOR RUNNING A CITY LIKE A CORPORATION

I have been following the Detroit bankruptcy story and thought the following syndicated column from David Sirota (“Don’t Buy the Right-wing Myth About Detroit”, Salon.com, 23 July 2013) worth sharing. Sirota asks good questions and supports his arguments with statistics,

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Turtle Island and European-American Settlement Patterns

Like so many of my generation of European-Americans a significant part of my conscious being has been devoted over the short span of my life to answering the question “Who am I?” In the face of the material well-being of

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Poverty and the Ohio Media Circus, or When is a circus not entertainment

Recent buzz in the blogosphere has concerned itself with Kelly Williams-Bolar (Kelly Williams) a socially ambitious, presumably single mother of two young girls “trapped in poverty” and condemned to substandard schooling. I became aware of the facts through an article

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Defending and promoting the commons in a globalized world

All of life is local. One might be forgiven for quickly passing over such a banality. And yet, the local is at the very heart of our system of values and the “globalization” debate. Vital goods (organic matter, oxygen and

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Another “MUST” read, this one harking back to the Savings & Loan Bailout

See : A Nation of Village Idiots in The Huffington Post (www.huffingtonpost.com). What will it take for America’s middle classes to finally understand their own interests? or even, to speak with one voice? There is nothing wrong with the creation

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