Antechinus: Wealth Disparity – 8 Own As Much as 3.6 Billion

Antechinus

8 People Own Same Wealth As Half The World

To mark the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Davos, Oxfam today published a report stating eight men own the same wealth as the 3.6 billion poorest.

The world’s 8 richest people are, in order of net worth:

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Jan 19

Glistening Deepwater: Piloting the Planet

Categories: Earth Intelligence

Glistening Deepwater

Who Will Pilot the Planet to Safety?

Our planet is being poorly managed to the detriment of all living beings, a situation which must be faced head on if humanity hopes to continue to exist into the long term. Whilst this may at face value seem an extreme position, there is in fact a body of considered research in a number of fields to back up the statement. The working title of this project suggests that, using the analogy of the earth as a life sustaining “space ship”, there appears to be no-one actively, consciously, or responsibly on the flight deck. What it seems we need is a process by which the guidance systems for continuance of higher intelligent life can be activated, and populated. This is a call to action for fellows and funding so this project can produce complete documentation as soon as possible.  Website: http://i-imagineer.info/planet-pilot/

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Jan 14

Paul Krumm: Democratic moral money

Paul Krumm

Moral Money: Commons Money that Works for Us, Not Us Working for It

We have to realize that we are all enmeshed in the present money system, which makes it difficult to see it as it is.  Because those of us who are not on the edge also benefit, through investments and unearned income, its structure is justified in our minds.  Let the reader beware.  The present analysis gores sacred cows.

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Jan 11