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Powers of prophesy: Davos looks to the future - MiamiHerald.com

Powers of prophesy: Davos looks to the future MiamiHerald.com Laura Tyson, a business professor at the University of California at Berkeley, said one of the great concerns should be "the employment effects of technology," with so many jobs being...
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This is the biggest reason we need to look at the redistribution of both wealth and work, job sharing, community and charity work as valuable to society in terms of helping to justify social nets for all those who are able to work and those unable to work.

 

This would mean more time for life and community for the young families with kids, older folks with grandkids or grand dogs, less worry for those that feel afraid of being broke even if the are totally rich or if they are poor. Technology has made the need of warm bodies just to fill a factory, farm, or army out of date.

 

We haven't made the leap to realize how this could really be a gift to all in society to have time to improve society in many little daily ways.

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Clinton-Trump Race Narrows on Doorstep of Debates

Clinton-Trump Race Narrows on Doorstep of Debates | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump has narrowed.
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Monitoring poverty from space | Laura Ralston | Brookings Institution

Monitoring poverty from space | Laura Ralston | Brookings Institution | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

How often do policymakers have to decide where to concentrate poverty-alleviation programs based on limited data? For example, where to roll out cash transfer programs aiming to reach the most vulnerable or chronically poor. New methods are emerging on how to measure poverty, consumption expenditure, and asset wealth from high-resolution satellite imagery that may be able to provide systematic and objective-based measures on where these households are more likely to be found when other data is not available.

World Bank researchers Jonathon Hersh and David Newhouse together with Ryan Engstrom from George Washington University have been exploring how features—such as buildings, roads, and cars—derived from high spatial resolution satellite images can be helpful in predicting spatial variation in poverty
in Sri Lanka. Simultaneously a consortium of researchers at Stanford have also been working on the problem using data on the African countries of Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, and Rwanda. They recently published their results in Science
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Edward Snowden Who Really Rules The United States ✪ Blow Your Mind ✪

✪ Blow Your Mind ✪ Facebook page : https://www.facebook.com/Blow-your-mind-516778118511033/ Edward Snowden's Asylum in Russia and He still alive ""Den
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Hillary Clinton for President - NYTimes.com

Hillary Clinton for President - NYTimes.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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A ferocious assault on Aleppo suggests the U.S. may be wrong on Syria

A ferocious assault on Aleppo suggests the U.S. may be wrong on Syria | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Obama and Kerry say there is no military solution to the war. Russia and Syria think there is.
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BREAKING: Trump Announces Plan To Gut Education, Eliminate 490,000 Teacher Jobs (DETAILS)

BREAKING: Trump Announces Plan To Gut Education, Eliminate 490,000 Teacher Jobs (DETAILS) | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Oh great. Donald Trump’s education plan for the Department of Education would obliterate 490,000 teacher jobs, according to the think tank, Center for American Progress Action Fund [CAPAF].
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375 Top Scientists Warn Us Not To Vote For Trump

375 Top Scientists Warn Us Not To Vote For Trump | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Stephen Hawking is among those who say the GOP nominee could prove disastrous for the planet.
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Scott Walker, the John Doe files and how corporate cash influences American politics

Scott Walker, the John Doe files and how corporate cash influences American politics | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Leaked court documents from ‘John Doe investigation’ in Wisconsin lay bare pervasive influence of corporate cash on modern US elections
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MA: Question 2 opponents slam $100G gift | Jack Encarnacao & Hillary Chabot | Boston Herald

MA: Question 2 opponents slam $100G gift | Jack Encarnacao & Hillary Chabot | Boston Herald | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

Venture capitalist Paul Sagan, chairman of the state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, donated $100,000 to the committee pushing a ballot question to expand charter schools in Massachusetts — prompting questions about his ability to be impartial on future charter school applications.

Sagan made the hefty donation Aug. 10 to the Campaign for Fair Access to Quality Public Schools, which is pushing for a yes vote on Question 2 in November to allow up to 12 new charters every year in the state. The board Sagan chairs votes on which charter schools are allowed to open.

Sagan told the Herald yesterday he believes his contribution was “completely appropriate.”

“It was disclosed to the Commonwealth under the State’s ethics guidelines. It was made using my personal funds,” Sagan said in a statement. “I am a dedicated supporter of all of our public schools: district, including those under turnaround plans, and charters. Further, I believe my personal view on the ballot question in no way impedes my ability to execute my duties as the Chairman of the Board of Elementary and Secondary to Education in a fair and appropriate manner.”

But Steve Crawford, spokesman for the campaign to defeat Question 2, which is largely funded by teachers unions, called Sagan’s gift “an unheard of amount of money for an appointed education official” to spend to influence an education-related ballot question.


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EXCLUSIVE: Trump didn't get post-9/11 funds for helping people

EXCLUSIVE: Trump didn't get post-9/11 funds for helping people | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Donald Trump’s 9/11 cleanup effort was more about sweeping up cash than helping New Yorkers.
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The Secretive Group Helping Conservatives Strip Away the Power of American Cities

The Secretive Group Helping Conservatives Strip Away the Power of American Cities | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
In May 2011, Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker approved Senate Bill 23, which prohibited the state’s municipalities from enacting paid sick lea
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F.D.A. Bans Sale of Many Antibacterial Soaps, Saying Risks Outweigh Benefits - NYTimes.com

F.D.A. Bans Sale of Many Antibacterial Soaps, Saying Risks Outweigh Benefits - NYTimes.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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Hillary Is The Only Candidate Not Reaching Out To Progressives - The Ring of Fire Network

Hillary Is The Only Candidate Not Reaching Out To Progressives - The Ring of Fire Network | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Donald Trump, Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein are all reaching out to Bernie Sanders supporters, hoping that their support will give them an edge in this election.
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We should remember HG Wells for his social predictions, not just his scientific ones

We should remember HG Wells for his social predictions, not just his scientific ones | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Many of HG Wells's futuristic prophecies have come true, but the one on which his heart was most set – the establishment of a world state – remains unfulfilled.

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MN: Kandiyohi County moves forward with broadband grant plans with CTC | Ann Treacy | Blandin on Broadband

MN: Kandiyohi County moves forward with broadband grant plans with CTC | Ann Treacy | Blandin on Broadband | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

According to Willmar Radio…

"Kandiyohi County is going ahead with plans to apply for a five million dollar grant to expand high speed internet in underserved or un-served areas of the county. County Commissioner Harlan Madsen says they are seeking a grant through the State of Minnesota’s Border-to-Border Broadband fund, and if they get it, Madsen says the county will borrow 5 million dollars to match it…

…Consolidated Telephone Company of Baxter-Brainerd will use the 10 million dollars to install high-speed internet to around 1700 homes in an area north of Willmar, in the Lake Florida-Norway Lake region..."


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The Trump Files: Donald and Melania's Creepy, Sex-Filled Interview With Howard Stern | Mother Jones

The Trump Files: Donald and Melania's Creepy, Sex-Filled Interview With Howard Stern | Mother Jones | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
"She is actually naked. It's a thing of beauty."
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An example to model for your future and your children....The difference between Bill Clinton and Donald is that Bill didn't dump Hillary and breed with mistresses and make A string of wives rich from divorces.... Now if Americans or the world could get a good settlement when Trump leaves office like those wives it might be worth putting him in office....but Americans would be eating his dust after he moves out and stuck with footing by his bills and protecting him for the rest of his life... If you really think Trump should be your president play all his Stern interviews to your 6 year old...that is the model you are selecting for that 6 year old.
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Bridge Case Culprit Says Christie and Ex-Aides Used Port Authority as ‘Goody Bag’ - NYTimes.com

Bridge Case Culprit Says Christie and Ex-Aides Used Port Authority as ‘Goody Bag’ - NYTimes.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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Opinion: Give communities of color a voice in reshaping education

Opinion: Give communities of color a voice in reshaping education | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
For the first time in our nation's history, the majority of students in public schools are students of color. But in most places, communities of color still have little meaningful say in how their states manage and resource education.
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Federal Bill Seeks First Native American Land Grab in 100 Years

Federal Bill Seeks First Native American Land Grab in 100 Years | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
A bill entered from Utah Republican congressmen Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz seeks to take Ute tribal lands and hand them over to oil and mining companies.

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Donald Trump Jr. inadvertently encourages America to scoop up refugees by the handful

Donald Trump Jr. inadvertently encourages America to scoop up refugees by the handful | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Trump's tweet vastly misrepresents any threat posed by refugees from Syria.
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Great read!!! The odds are far better someone will be killed in a car wreck so there for we should not let any cars into our state.... Or allow any drunks in our state or anyone that ever dosed off while driving or anyone that smokes. We should close all swimming areas and only take showers too. The odds of Americans dying from those preventable events are far, far better than dying in a terrorist attack by a refugee.
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Chemical Weapons Watchdog Continues Hunt for Syria’s Elusive Nerve Agent

Chemical Weapons Watchdog Continues Hunt for Syria’s Elusive Nerve Agent | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Chemical Weapons Watchdog Continues Hunt for Syria’s Elusive Nerve Agent « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas

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Charts: Why You're in Deep Trouble If You Can't Afford a Lawyer | Mother Jones

Charts: Why You're in Deep Trouble If You Can't Afford a Lawyer | Mother Jones | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Fifty years after the groundbreaking "Gideon" ruling, public defenders are overworked, underpaid—and America's poor are paying the price.
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The Secretive Group Helping Conservatives Strip Away the Power of American Cities

The Secretive Group Helping Conservatives Strip Away the Power of American Cities | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
In May 2011, Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker approved Senate Bill 23, which prohibited the state’s municipalities from enacting paid sick lea
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This is a longer, more in depth article but is definitely worth everyone's time to read to become aware of the developing situation.
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Democrats wonder and worry: Why isn’t Clinton far ahead of Trump?

Democrats wonder and worry: Why isn’t Clinton far ahead of Trump? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
With Trump’s historic weaknesses as a national party candidate, some Democrats are shocked at how close the race is.
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Matt Damon Publicly Exposes The New World Order and The Ruling Elite

Matt Damon Publicly Exposes The New World Order and The Ruling Elite | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
We all know and understand that the situation of the world is somewhat lop-sided, however, oftentimes, celebrities seem, well, they seem jaded.
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Matt Presents some Interesting points to think about in this presentation .
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