Posts Tagged ‘ wealth ’

How Can We Win by Kimberly Jones – YouTube

The following 7-minute YouTube video presentation from Kimberly Jones is extemporaneous. Her brilliant, eloquent truth-telling made me take a knee; my head and heart bow with gratitude, love, and humility for this concise, factual lesson from Kimberly Jones. Please take time to listen. – word pond
 

For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

‘Superyachts, built and furnished with rare materials, can burn 500 litres of diesel per hour just ticking over.’ The superyacht Aviva off the Cornish coast. Photograph: Simon Maycock/Alamy Stock Photo

Increased spending power leads to environmental damage. It’s time for a radical plan, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

Source: For the sake of life on Earth, we must put a limit on wealth | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

How Did America’s Richest State Become Such a Fiscal Mess?

“Hartford’s fiscal challenges were decades in the making,” says Mayor Luke Bronin, blaming parochialism and a finance system that favors suburban neighbors.

Connecticut is home to many wealthy residents. Its state government, on the other hand, is feeling the consequences of what some call “two decades of bad decisions.”

Source: How Did America’s Richest State Become Such a Fiscal Mess?

Rebecca Solnit: The Loneliness of Donald Trump | Literary Hub

Once upon a time, a child was born into wealth and wanted for nothing, but he was possessed by bottomless, endless, grating, grasping wanting, and wanted more, and got it, and more after that, and …

Source: Rebecca Solnit: The Loneliness of Donald Trump | Literary Hub

The Defining Moment, and Hillary Rodham Clinton

The Defining Moment, and Hillary Rodham Clinton.

David Byrne – I Don’t Care about Contemporary Art Anymore?

An untitled work known as one of “The Megalopolises,” by Marcel Storr.

David Byrne – I Don’t Care about Contemporary Art Anymore?.

Felix Bernstein: Breakfast at Tiffany’s; Dinner at Goldsmith’s | Lemon Hound

Felix Bernstein: Breakfast at Tiffany’s; Dinner at Goldsmith’s | Lemon Hound.

Donna Haraway – SF: String Figures, Multispecies Muddles, Staying with the Trouble

Donna Haraway

Donna Haraway

http://syntheticzero.net/2014/06/20/donna-haraway-sf-string-figures-multispecies-muddles-staying-with-the-trouble/

New UC Press Author Asks: Who Profits From Poverty? « University of California Press Blog

New UC Press Author Asks: Who Profits From Poverty? « University of California Press Blog.