Economy

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself,” infamously stated John Dewey. And for anyone who has ever known or had a favorite teacher, they are aware that ‘to teach’ is to do more than just outline lesson plans or grade papers, it is to actively participate in an individual’s maturation from young child to […]

Aristocracy and Plutocracy Threaten Planet Earth: Activists Unite!

Aristocracy and Plutocracy Threaten Planet Earth: Activists Unite!

The fact that both higher education and incarceration are for profit in America is telling. What it tells us is that, while education is not for everyone, incarceration is. This is symptomatic of aristocracy and plutocracy, and the fact that the average person knows neither the mechanisms of those systems, nor the meaning of those words is evidence […]

Are You A Slave To The System? This Haunting Cartoon Might Cause You To Think Twice

Are You A Slave To The System? This Haunting Cartoon Might Cause You To Think Twice

In this sobering cartoon, the world of work in our society is addressed. With zero commentary, it is shown how people live day-to-day stuck in their formed habits and routines, using each other to accomplish tasks like mechanical functions. People become ‘things’, such as support for clothes, a taxi, or a signal for traffic. The film features […]

City of Vancouver Pledges To Run On 100% Renewable Energy!

City of Vancouver Pledges To Run On 100% Renewable Energy!

Great news! The city of Vancouver (population 600,000+) is now the largest city to commit to running on 100% renewable energy. Their goal is to use only green energy sources for electricity, heating, cooling, and transportation. Last Friday in Vancouver, British Columbia, the city council approved Mayor Gregor Robertson’s motion to commit the city “to […]

These States Serve McDonald’s In Their Hospitals [Infographic]

These States Serve McDonald’s In Their Hospitals [Infographic]

We’re not kidding. After you recover from your open heart surgery, you can go downstairs to the in-hospital McDonald’s and get yourself a double cheeseburger, large coke, and fries. Forget the fact that sugar-laden, processed, antibiotic-containing, and hormone-raised food likely contributed to your disease of affluence, you’re satiated and well on your way to contracting […]

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