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The sun may never set on British misconceptions about our empire | Ian Jack

The sun may never set on British misconceptions about our empire | Ian Jack | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
An Oxford don wants Britons to stop feeling guilty about colonialism. But evidence suggests it already inspires more pride than shame, writes Guardian columnist Ian Jack
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Science is a public good in peril – here’s how to fix it – Siddhartha Roy & Marc A Edwards | Aeon Essays

Science is a public good in peril – here’s how to fix it – Siddhartha Roy & Marc A Edwards | Aeon Essays | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Goodhart’s law
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How did usury stop being a sin and become respectable finance? – Alex Mayyasi | Aeon Essays

How did usury stop being a sin and become respectable finance? – Alex Mayyasi | Aeon Essays | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Moneylending has been taboo for most of human history. So how did usury stop being a sin and become respectable finance?
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How to build a more organic internet (and stand up to corporations)

How to build a more organic internet (and stand up to corporations) | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
In the face of alienation and concentration of power by big corporations, local DIY organisations promote place-based organic internet solutions.
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Commoners hit the capital of Europe: Commons Assembly in Brussels | Commons Network

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We talk about a sharing economy, but lack the will to make it happen | Frank Trentman

We talk about a sharing economy, but lack the will to make it happen | Frank Trentman | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Claims that we are tiring of selfish consumption aren’t supported by the evidence. Without a fundamental rethink, nothing will change
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Tribuna | El largo brazo del Benefactor

Tribuna | El largo brazo del Benefactor | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Conocer las fechorías cometidas por Rafael Leónidas Trujillo, el ‘Padre de la Patria’ de República Dominicana, era muy peligroso. Jesús de Galíndez, que escribía sobre el dictador, desapareció en Nueva York en 1956 y nunca se volvió a saber de él
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The tech giants operate like cars without brakes. They must be reined in | Simon Jenkins

The tech giants operate like cars without brakes. They must be reined in | Simon Jenkins | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
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Why the Western philosophical canon is xenophobic and racist – Bryan W Van Norden | Aeon Essays

Why the Western philosophical canon is xenophobic and racist – Bryan W Van Norden | Aeon Essays | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Academic philosophy in ‘the West’ ignores and disdains the thought traditions of China, India and Africa. This must change
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Meet the millennials making big money riding China's bitcoin wave

Meet the millennials making big money riding China's bitcoin wave | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
The cryptocurrency may have no physical form but the returns from trading it can be very real – and for some they’re worth giving up your job for
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The Right to Common as a Basic Human Right | P2P Foundation

The goals of commoning and human rights law have a very long history. They go back at least 800 years to the Magna Carta and Charter of the Forest.
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Democracy is in crisis, but blaming fake news is not the answer | Evgeny Morozov

Democracy is in crisis, but blaming fake news is not the answer | Evgeny Morozov | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Claims that Russia is behind the political shocks of 2016 ignore the corrupting influence of digital capitalism
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To Understand 2016’s Politics, Look at the Winners and Losers of Globalization

To Understand 2016’s Politics, Look at the Winners and Losers of Globalization | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
An interview with economist Branko Milanovic.
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Immaterial Labor - Maurizio Lazzarato

Immaterial Labor - Maurizio Lazzarato | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Immaterial Labor - Maurizio Lazzarato on generation-online.org
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Para aprender - Fernando Savater | Fundación para la Libertad

Para aprender - Fernando Savater | Fundación para la Libertad | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
FERNANDO SAVATER - EL PAIS - 17/12/16· La reflexión filosófica puede ofrecer un análisis potente de la realidad en la cual y a veces contra la cual vivimos.He
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El bienestar muta en malestar

El bienestar muta en malestar | Coisas várias | Scoop.it
Llega a las librerías el ensayo con el que José Luis Pardo ganó el Premio Anagrama, una reflexión sobre la erosión del Estado de derecho y el descontento que genera
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