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More WINNING! MAGA! FACTS of President Trump's American Reinvestment.

Trump Just Made His Case For Reelection, While Dems Play Impeachment

he day before the Schiff & Pelosi Impeachment Circus opened for its fall run in the House of Representatives, President Donald Trump gave a speech at the Economic Club of New York in which he laid out his argument for a second term. And he made it clear why Democrats are desperate to avoid talking about the economy.

Trump began by resetting the clock back to 2016 when, as we’ve pointed out in this space many times, the economic forecast was grim.

“The so-called experts said Americans had no choice but to accept stagnation, decay, and a shrinking middle class as the new normal,” Trump said. “In short, the American people were told to sit back and accept a slow, inevitable decline.”

The Congressional Budget Office, he said, projected that the numb... Show more...
 

One #Google Staffer Fired, Two Others Put on Leave Amid Tensions


Source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-12/one-google-staffer-fired-two-others-put-on-leave-amid-tensions
The documents concerned a mandatory tool that was recently installed on the Google #Chrome browser on workers’ computers, the #employees said. In October, some Google employees raised concerns that the Chrome extension was an internal #surveillance tool designed to monitor their attempts to organize protests. It would automatically report staffers who create a calendar event with more than 10 rooms or 100 participants, according to an #employee memo that outlined concerns about the tool. A Google representative said the extension was merely an attempt to reduce calendar spam.
#economy #fail #news #protest
 

American robots lose jobs to Asian #robots as #Adidas shifts #manufacturing


Source: https://nypost.com/2019/11/11/american-robots-lose-jobs-to-asian-robots-as-adidas-shifts-manufacturing/

#Capitalism is a bitch!
#news #economy #technology #work #politics
 
In March of 2007, the website WorldNetDaily published an article entitled “ #Environmentalism is new #communism”. In it, the former #Czech president, Vaclav #Klaus, stated: “It becomes evident that, while discussing climate, we are not witnessing a clash of views about the #environment, but a clash of views about human #freedom.” He goes on to describe environmentalism as “the biggest #threat to #
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Massive Facebook document #leak gives ammunition to investigators

The documents have leaked in smaller chunks through the past year, revealing that #Facebook not only engaged in extensive lobbying against #privacy protection laws in the #EU but also considered selling access to user data.
Captain Obvious told you so long time ago: "Selling user data is their #business model!"

Source: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/11/facebook-sold-competition-quashing-as-a-privacy-move-leaked-documents-show/

#news #internet #lobby #politics #law #justice #economy #capitalism #technology
 
Boris Johnson #Quote:
“Northern #Ireland has got a great #deal. You keep free movement. You keep access to the single market.”

If this is a great deal, why do the rest of Great #Britain #Brexit?


#freedom #EU #politics #question #fail #economy #europe #government
 
● NEWS ● #economy #banking ☞ How Unofficial Capital Controls Stopped a Run on the #Banks in #Lebanon
How Unofficial Capital Controls Stopped a Run on the Banks in Lebanon
 

Space economy: China wants to set up $10 trillion Earth-Moon economic zone


#Space #economy: #China wants to set up $10 trillion #Earth-Moon #economic #zone #politics
 

Microsoft Japan’s experiment with 3-day weekend boosts worker productivity by 40 percent | SoraNews24 -Japan News-

Last August, Microsoft Japan carried out a “Working Reform Project” called the Work-Life Choice Challenge Summer 2019. For one month last August, the company implemented a three-day weekend every week, giving 2,300 employees every Friday off during the month. This “special paid vacation” did not come at the expense of any other vacation time.

And the results were pretty incredible!

First off, the reductions. Employees took 25.4 percent fewer days off during the month, printed 58.7 percent fewer pages, and used 23.1 percent less electricity in the office (since it was closed an extra day). All of these saved the company quite a bit of money.

Next, the increases. Productivity went up by a staggering 39.9 percent. That means even though the employees were at work for less time, more work was actually getting done!
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Would you like to reduce your impact on Earth?


Website http://impact.babetteporcelijn.com/en/#/ is really good if you would like to learn how many Earths would we need if everybody lived your lifestyle. Unfortunately, it does not help much if you also interested in how could you effectively reduce your impact.

That is why I filled the survey plenty of times to extract the ratios the website calculates with. Here are they scaled to 0.1 Earths make them easier to compare:

Roughly 0.1 Earths would be required if everyone of us would do any of the following.
buying new cloths: 2 items/month
spending on things: 14 euros/month
eating meat: 170 grams/week
eating cheese: 1 600 grams/week
eating/drinking other dairy products: 1.3 liters/week
eating eggs: 70 eggs/week
eating/drinking other foods and drinks: 7 700 grams/week
driving: 2 100 km/year
flying: 2 500 km/year
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● NEWS ● The Political #Economy of #Homelessness https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/11/01/116359/ "nearly 50,000 homeless people in #LosAngeles "

Read. That. Number. Again.
The Political Economy of Homelessness
 

Can the US #government stem the tide of ‘fake news’ in a postmodern #world?


Source: https://www.theguardian.com/global/commentisfree/2019/oct/31/can-the-us-government-stem-the-tide-of-fake-news-in-a-postmodern-world
#Facebook faces the task of using its #algorithms to fight #fake #news – but does it know the real #problem it
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Dwelling Approvals Down 21% in AUSTRALIA in the last year -
https://www.bitchute.com/video/t202OXB9iHxr/ (HeiseSays)

#building #economy #homes #Australia #globalism
 
Assange gets no fair trial

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“They” announced it – and – they follow through.

“They” the secretive deep state of “make believe” western democracies play their full power and treat Assange like a terrorist.

What worries me most is – that – by setting an example for people that speak the truth – not only truth is silenced but “The West” can officially declare itself morally bankrupt and stop blaming dictatorships like north Korea or any other state for human rights violation.

Assange will get no fair trial in Britain and another even less fair trial in the US.

Democracy is officially dead.

Read the report from one of the

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Hyperbole or timely reminder ? You decide!

1) Stocks are more overvalued today than they were in 1929
2) Stocks fell by nearly 90% in 1929… and took decades to recover.
3) Adjusted for inflation, stocks have returned just 1.7% per year since 1929.
#1929 #stock #market #collapse #history #valuation #economy #money #investment
Three things you didn’t know about the crash of 1929
 

Why the PG&E Blackouts Spared #California's Big Tech HQs


Source: https://www.wired.com/story/why-the-pgande-blackouts-spared-californias-big-tech-hqs/
When it comes to keeping the lights on, tech companies with sprawling campuses like #Apple, #Facebook, and #Google have an additional leg up over their neighbors, as they can afford to develop their surroundings—and the underlying #infrastructure—to fit their needs.
#usa #climate #crisis #energy #technology #economy #pge #blackout
 

Economists on the Run – Foreign Policy

Paul Krugman has never suffered fools gladly. The Nobel Prize-winning economist rose to international fame—and a coveted space on the New York Times op-ed page—by lacerating his intellectual opponents in the most withering way. In a series of books and articles beginning in the 1990s, Krugman branded just about everybody who questioned the rapid pace of globalization a fool who didn’t understand economics very well. “Silly” was a word Krugman used a lot to describe pundits who raised fears of economic competition from other nations, especially China. Don’t worry about it, he said: Free trade will have only minor impact on your prosperity.

Now Krugman has come out and admitted, offhandedly, that his own understanding of economics has been seriously deficient as well. In a recent essay titled “What Economists (Including Me) Got Wrong About Globalization,” adapted from a forthcoming book on inequality, Krugman writes that he and other mainstream economists “miss
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capitalism + Infinite Growth = will kill the host = cancer

superb documentary “System Error – How will capitalism end?” (Optiz, 2018)#



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PS: faster machines are nice – but sufficient fast machines are sufficient/enough – going faster and faster will not rescue the planet – a holistic concept for sustainable survival of life on this planet could.

Links:


https://medium.com/@Swartzchild/the-cancer-of-capitalism-92d82bd01089

\#money #alternative #systems #altcoopsys #alternatives #OsOfSociety #OperatingSystemsOfSociety #SystemPhilosophy #dinero #dollar #euro #yen #rubel #sustainability #resilience #complementary #complementarycurrency #cooperation #monetaryreform #financialreform #financialsystemreform #financialcrisis #mortagecrisis #debtcrisis #occupywallsreet #finance #moneysystem #financialsystem #economics #ecologicaleconomics #economy #capitalism #kapitalismus #system #cancer #growth
Originally posted at: https://altcoopsys.org/2019/10/26/capitalism-infinite-growth-will-kill-the-host-cancer/
capitalism + Infinite Growth = will kill the host = cancer
 
Moral and Spiritual Bankruptcy

https://youtu.be/jAbvuFBtU8s

2011: US to stick in crisis until new economic paradigm is found – Jesse Jackson

Racial, social and economic justice must prevail in the US’ priorities today, says one of America’s leading civil rights activists Reverend Jesse Jackson.

Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. ( Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister... Show more...
 

#Economy: Median Wage has grown 1200% faster than under Obama


#absolutely #epic #Trump #economy #DonaldTrump #economics #wages #wage #gain #employment #record #income #family #families
 

Good tips for green travels #2


If you wanna stay somewhere at all and want to be nice to your wallet, couchsurfing is the thing.

Many may feel we live in insecure times. And many feel Air-BnB is the thing to travel more green and economic. It may be, but not without controversy. Air-BnB is not supporting the local economy or democracy as much as couchsurfing is. Sharing for free, discovering the local ways, people and life creates bonds stronger than trails of money.* Couchsurfing doesn't require any extra building or people to move while othersare using the service. That's energy saving beyond any other type of accomodation.

It works simply by you loan a couch, bed, beds, room, rooms or apartment by other human beings. And when you have the opportunity, you lend out what you yourself have the capacity to. You set the criterias, and you serach among the criteria of others. Our experiences have been very good and none bad. Especially if you gather over food-cooking or... Show more...
 

How fast fashion hurts the planet through pollution and waste - Business Insider

Fast fashion makes shopping for clothes more affordable, but it comes at an environmental cost.
The fashion industry produces 10% of all humanity's carbon emissions, is the second-largest consumer of the world's water supply, and pollutes the oceans with microplastics.
https://www.businessinsider.com/fast-fashion-environmental-impact-pollution-emissions-waste-water-2019-10
#nature #economy
 

Some U.S. troops will remain in Syria to protect oil fields

A senior U.S. official told CBS News national security correspondent David Martin that the #Pentagon had developed a plan that would let them keep about 200 #soldiers in eastern Syria to #help #SDF units protect #oil fields — to prevent the lucrative #infrastructure falling into the hands of ISIS militants.

To the Kurdish fighters who battled for almost six years with U.S. forces against #ISIS, the pullout feels like a #
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We have secured the #Oil.


Source: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1185934502906007552

#usa #Syria #politics #war #terror #economy #security #Defense #trump #quote #news
 
#BREAKING : It is now confirmed that a Cyber attack resulted fire in #Abadan 's Oil Refinery in Southwest of #Iran . Probably a Cyber attack in response to #IRGC 's cruise missile attack at #Aramco 's oil facilities in #Abqaiq & #Khurais , #SaudiArabia on 14 September 2019. pic.twitter.com/mkgs5LZXnq

Source: https://twitter.com/BabakTaghvaee/status/1185870524292968448

#iran #cyberwar #terror #oil #economy #politics #news
 
● NEWS ● #economy #currency ☞ #US - #China Mini-Trade Deal : #Trump Takes the Money and Runs
US-China Mini-Trade Deal: Trump Takes the Money and Runs
 

Your outfit is trash (as a compliment)


This #Podcast is noteworthy, especially if you genuinely want to live in a more #Sustainable way with respect to the #Environment. It might mean you have to change the way you chose #Clothing and other #Apparel, but you'll be doing the right thing for the right reasons.

Next time you buy clothes, buy ones that will last longer, and keep them longer. Own fewer items. Consider getting and giving items at consignment shops. Look into repairing clothes instead of discarding them; all my childhood jeans had iron-on patches in the knees.
https://download.publicradio.org/podcast/marketplace/make_me_smart/2019/10/15/mms_20191015_20191015_128.mp3
Zara, H&M, fast fashion and climate change - Make Me Smart from Marketplace
#Economy #ClimateChange #Fashion #FastFashion #China #Garments #Cotton #DistressedJeans
 

#Iran #Oil #Tanker Is Hit by Missiles, State Media Report


source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/11/world/middleeast/iran-tanker-explosion.html
The reports of a #missile #attack will almost certainly ratchet up tensions in the region, where a rivalry between #SaudiArabia and Iran has been playing out in various ways, including the seizure of a number of oil tankers and an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure.
#war #terror #economy #news #conflict

The New York Times: Iran Oil Tanker Is Hit by Missiles, State Media Report (By Michael Wolgelenter and Daniel Victor)

 
#Twitter wants to tell you:

We recently discovered that when you provided an #email address or #phone number for safety or #security purposes (for example, two-factor #authentication) this data may have inadvertently been used for #advertising purposes, specifically in our Tailored Audiences and Partner Audiences advertising system.


source: https://help.twitter.com/en/information-and-ads

#fail #privacy #login #account #internet #ad #economy #mobile
 
Dock workers call for action against billionaire’s plan to uproot Black community #ClassWarfare
 
Dock workers call for action against billionaire’s plan to uproot Black community #ClassWarfare
 

When the A.I. #Professor Leaves, #Students #Suffer, #Study Says


Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/06/technology/when-the-ai-professor-leaves-students-suffer-study-says.html
For years, big tech companies have used huge salaries, bonuses and stock packages to lure artificial #intelligence experts out of #academia.
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The talent shift could accelerate the development of artificial intelligence inside tech giants like #Google, #Microsoft, #Amazon and #Apple.
But at the universities the professors left, graduating students were less likely to create new A.I. companies. When they did, they attracted smaller amounts of funding, according to the study. The effect was most pronounced in the field of “deep learning,” a #technology that has become a crucial part of new A.I. systems.
#news #capitalism #economy #education #University #money #science
 

Caitlin Johnstone delivers the goods.

The deployment of a bomb or missile doesn’t begin when a pilot pushes a button, it begins when propaganda narratives used to promote those operations start circulating in public attention. If you help circulate war propaganda, you’re as complicit as the one who pushes the button.

Many believe that the mass media just tell whole-cloth, outright lies all the time, but that’s not usually how it works. What they do is selectively omit inconvenient facts, disproportionately amplify convenient facts, and uncritically report on dubious government assertions. Basically they only tell the truth when it’s convenient for them, and when it’s inconvenient they are silent. Only telling the truth when it’s convenient for you is effectively the same as lying all the time, only you can get away with it a lot easier.

Any environmentalism which adamantly ignores the need for a complete overhaul of the economic system which created this mess is just feel-good PR for capitalism.
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#AI used for first time in #job interviews in #UK to find best applicants


Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/09/27/ai-facial-recognition-used-first-time-job-interviews-uk-find/
"As with many of these systems, unless the #algorithm has been trained on an extremely diverse #dataset there's a very high likelihood that it may be biased in some way, resulting in candidates from certain backgrounds being unfairly excluded and discriminated against."
#Interview #work #business #economy #technology #news
 
● NEWS ● #exploitation #disastercapitalism ☞ #WeWork illustrates everything that's wrong with the #economy and with our #capitalist system — and shows just how far that system has gone off the rails
 
#france #economy is waning because of #neoliberalism which is actually antagonistic towards #antitrust and pro #deregulation (i.e. legalising rich people's white-collar crimes)
 
@Michael Rupp

FAQ 3: Do Indexes measure the Economy?


Um, yes, but mostly no. They measure the economy in the same way that a big-appetite can measure the health of a person.

The #Economy of an entity, be it the entire Earth, a group of countries, single countries or even smaller entities like cities or rural towns, is like an #Environment of the same entity, but it focuses on how our decisions affect each other within the entity. In prehistoric times the economy was things like a freshwater stream, a berry bush, a fruit tree, some predator and prey animals, you & your family, and who gets to have what. We can assume they had a net positive economic system because we are here today in greater numbers.

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#Drone attacks have set alight two major oil facilities run by the state-owned company #Aramco in #SaudiArabia, state media say.
#oil #economy #war
 
Another "success story" whose so-called 'success' is operating massively... at a LOSS. Like #uber and others. #debt #economy in action. Faking "success" as long as possible.
 

The #politics of #ecosocialism


Ian Angus is interviewed below by the Irish socialist website Rebel News
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The #politics of #ecosocialism


Ian Angus is interviewed below by the Irish socialist website Rebel News
Source: https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/politics-ecosocialism

here's a short extract:
So for many of us, defining ourselves as #ecosocialists is a way of distinguishing our socialism from such environmental blindness.

Even more important, by calling ourselves ecosocialists we are saying that we don’t view the #environment as just one of many equally important concerns, just another stick t
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