Category Archives: Culture

Fire, pestilence and a country at war with itself: The Trump presidency is over

Robert Reich Source: The Guardian A pandemic unabated, an economy in meltdown, cities in chaos over police killings. All our supposed leader does is tweet. You’d be forgiven if you hadn’t noticed. His verbal bombshells are louder than ever, but … Continue reading

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George Floyd And The Dominos Of Racial Injustice: Coronavirus, George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper, The Daily Social Distancing Show With Trevor Noah

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Xi Jinping Thought Explained: A New Ideology for a New Era in China

Xi Jinping Thought Explained By Chris Buckley Feb. 26, 2018 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 China has a new official political doctrine. It’s called Xi Jinping Thought, and it is everywhere. Schools, newspapers, television, the internet, billboards and banners all trumpet the ideas of … Continue reading

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Los inmigrantes aportan a la economía vasca casi el doble de las ayudas que reciben: 810 millones de euros más en 2018

Fuente: eldiarioespaña La población migrante aporta a la economía vasca más de lo que recibe. Así lo ha determinado el último estudio de Ikuspegi- Observatorio Vasco de Inmigración, que ha analizado la contribución que realizaron durante el año 2018 concluyendo … Continue reading

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City Of The Future: The Circular Economy Makes Way For The Circular City

What is the circular economy? The essential concept at the heart of the circular economy is to ensure we can unmake everything we make. A circular economy is based on the following three principles: The products we use for all … Continue reading

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Efecto Pigmalión: La Psicología y las Ciencias de la Educación en el Siglo XX

El Efecto Pigmalión nace de un experimento social y sus resultados son asombrosos en la medida que devela cómo un simple gesto o palabra puede influir determinantemente en el actuar de otros. De ahí el término profecías autocumplidas, que se … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprint Inequality: Gulf Between Global Rich and Poor

I think it is very important for the Democrats to press forward with their Green New Deal. It would be great for the so-called “Carbon Footprint” to permanently eliminate all Planes, Cars, Cows, Oil, Gas & the Military – even … Continue reading

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United Nations Ignores Economics Of Climate Change: Nobel laureate William Nordhaus says the costs of proposed CO2 cuts aren’t worth it

Wall Street Journal by Bjorn Lomborg Oct. 9, 2018 6:51 pm  Yale professor William Nordhaus speaks in New Haven, Conn., Oct. 8. PHOTO: MICHELLE MCLOUGHLIN/REUTERS The global economy must be transformed immediately to avoid catastrophic climate damage, a new United … Continue reading

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Economics of climate change innovation | Bjørn Lomborg and Bill Gates

Bill Gates: I wish more people fully understood what it will take to stop climate change. You have probably read about some of the progress on electricity, as renewables get cheaper. But electricity accounts for only a quarter of all … Continue reading

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Global video games market value $134.9bn in 2018

The $134.9 billion market value marks a 10.9% increase over 2017. As expected, mobile accounts for the bulk of the industry’s revenue — 47% of it, in fact, at $63.2 billion (up 12.8% year-on-year). Smartphones led the way here with … Continue reading

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