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#PayUpCorps Campaign Highlights All Nation Could Do If Corporations Paid Their Fair Share

#PayUpCorps Campaign Highlights All Nation Could Do If Corporations Paid Their Fair Share | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
"We could have free higher education, universal healthcare, and decent infrastructure...or we could keep giving corporations tax breaks."
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Brazil’s Temer threatens constitutional indigenous land rights

Brazil’s Temer threatens constitutional indigenous land rights | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
A storm of protest greeted the 19 July announcement that Brazilian President Michel Temer has approved a recommendation made by the Attorney General’s office (AGU), that federal government bodies should adopt new criteria for setting the boundaries of indigenous land. Respected lawyer Dalmo de Abreu Dallari, who headed the University of São Paulo’s legal faculty …
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Why We Need a Post-Capitalist Commons Transition Today - P2P Foundation

Why We Need a Post-Capitalist Commons Transition Today - P2P Foundation | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
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‘Indigenous peoples are the best guardians of world's biodiversity’

‘Indigenous peoples are the best guardians of world's biodiversity’ | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
David Hill: Interview with UN Special Rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz to mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
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Tens of Thousands Plan to Protest Trump and Globalization at G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany

Tens of Thousands Plan to Protest Trump and Globalization at G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
Thousands of protesters are expected to attempt to disrupt the G20 summit in Hamburg Germany, where President Trump is headed. The protests followed actions earlier in the week, in which German police attacked protesters with water cannons as thousands gathered to protest against the summit and Trump. The summit is viewed by demonstrators as centered around exploitation of people and global resources. We speak with Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now. The group released a statement titled "Campaigners tell the G20: your model is broken, only radical reform can undermine Trump."
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Why Work? | James Livingston

Why Work? | James Livingston | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
How can the left and the right be devoted to the same universal remedy—“Get a job!”—for what ails us? This consensus seems both impossible and inevitable.
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We only have 3 years to turn the corner on global warming | Share The World's Resources (STWR)

The next three years will effectively decide the fate of our planet’s climate. This is the stark message of a new commentary in the journal Nature by several high-profile climate scientists and policy makers.
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The World Is Burning | Inter Press Service

Extremely high temperatures for May and June have broken records in parts of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the United States
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UN: Special rapporteur on extreme poverty urges 'serious discussion' of basic income | Share The World's Resources (STWR)

A Special Rapporteur of the United Nations held a panel discussion on universal basic income and the future of human rights on June 8, 2017, in which the prospects for achieving this progressive policy were discussed alongside prominent supporters.
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This is the new economic model for humanity

This is the new economic model for humanity | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
Kate Raworth, author of Doughnut Economics, talks to WIRED about the need to re-frame economics in a 21st-century perspective
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Jeremy Corbyn Wants to Requisition Homes of the Rich for Fire Survivors — Like Churchill Did in WWII

Jeremy Corbyn Wants to Requisition Homes of the Rich for Fire Survivors — Like Churchill Did in WWII | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
U.K. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wants the government to use empty luxury apartments to house Grenfell fire survivors.
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Five reasons why you never want to be rich

Five reasons why you never want to be rich | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
If you’re
suffering from ‘affluenza’ it’s time to recognize that you’re sick.
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Inequality Is Killing Us All. Are We Going To Stop It? - Under The Skin with Russell Brand

Author and anthropologist Jason Hickel joins me to explain how a handful of rich countries have been able to control economic policies in the rest of th
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Money and Society MOOC - starts again August 20th 2017! | P2P Foundation

Money and Society MOOC - starts again August 20th 2017! | P2P Foundation | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
A free online course at Masters-level will enable you to understand the past, present and future role of money in society. Starts 20th August 2017.
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The One Video to Watch on Climate, If You Have Just 3 Minutes

A collaborative project between Dr Rupert Read of the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Greg Craven, creator of "The Most Terrifying Video You'll Eve
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The Observer view on the crisis in Venezuela | Observer editorial

The Observer view on the crisis in Venezuela | Observer editorial | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
The troubled country needs help from western governments whose sanctimonious stance is helping no one
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Podcast: Cheyenna Weber on the History and Future of the Solidarity Economy | P2P Foundation

Podcast: Cheyenna Weber on the History and Future of the Solidarity Economy | P2P Foundation | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
In this episode, we spoke with Cheyenna Weber, co-founder of Solidarity NYC and a lead organizer of the Cooperative Economics Alliance of NYC, or CEANYC.
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The Poison of Commercialization and Social Injustice

The Poison of Commercialization and Social Injustice | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
In cities and towns from New Delhi to New York the socio-political policies that led to the Grenfell Tower disaster in west London are being repeated; rede
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A million bottles a minute: world's plastic binge 'as dangerous as climate change'

A million bottles a minute: world's plastic binge 'as dangerous as climate change' | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and other environments
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Investing in poor children saves lives, and money | Share The World's Resources (STWR)

The total number of children that die of preventable causes worldwide continues to decline, says the United Nations children’s agency, but such progress disguises a still-massive and intolerable death toll.
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The subversive power of joy

The subversive power of joy | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
The
unexpected, spontaneous and pleasantly disruptive nature of collective celebration
is one of the great equalisers of social and political struggle.
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The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis - BBC News

The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis - BBC News | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
Yemen cholera epidemic: 'I have never seen such suffering'
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Trumpcare isn't about health. It's a tax cut for the 1% | Robert Reich

Trumpcare isn't about health. It's a tax cut for the 1% | Robert Reich | What we're reading... | Scoop.it
If enacted, the bill would be the largest single transfer of wealth to the rich from the middle class and poor in American history
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