The Pacific Ocean is dying- From the ground up the entire food chain is collapsing.
Today, Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, the Columbia professor and former economic advisor to Bill Clinton, [published] a new report for the Roosevelt Institute entitled “Rewriting the Rules,” which is basically a roadmap for what many progressives would like to see happen policy wise over the next four years.
Eight “fixes” and PBI commentary below the fold.
I follow Iceland because like the Scandanavian countries it is one of the nations where the new wellness oriented policies are developing. This one is very dramatic and will change the world’s economy as it is more widely adopted. I don’t think it will happen in America because the banks have so many liegemen in the Congress, as Paul Krugman points out.
Icelandic government suggests removing the power of commercial banks to create money and handing it to the central bank
I find it very interesting that at the moment in our history when science has never been more important in making social policy there is an aggressive and well-funded campaign to keep science from doing just that. All in the name of profit. The only thing that is going to change the outcome is a mass movement of citizens who actively work for and vote for the most compassionate and life-affirming candidate of those available.