Carson Block made his name shorting Chinese stocks but the coronavirus pandemic has riled up the prominent investor, who says that responses to the COVID-19…
— Read on www.marketwatch.com/story/the-breaking-of-the-middle-class-has-famed-short-seller-rethinking-career-2020-05-18
In his letter, Pope Francis also noted that some of the lowest-wage workers “have been excluded from the benefits of globalization” and often slip through the cracks of existing labor protections, writing that “street vendors, recyclers, carnies, small farmers, construction workers, dressmakers, the different kinds of caregivers…you have no steady income to get you through this hard time…and the lockdowns are becoming unbearable.”
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/pope-francis-it-might-be-time-to-consider-universal-basic-wage-2020-4
The Bay Area Newsgroup just interviewed the author of “Abolish Silicon Valley: How to liberate technology from capitalism”.
Q: How do you fix this broken system?
A: Overall the goal that I’m thinking about is that you have the private sector so overfunded and glorified that it seems like the on…
— Read on it.slashdot.org/story/20/04/12/2352200/abolish-silicon-valley-author-urges-expropriating-platforms-making-them-open-source-public-services
Give us 4 good years, we’ll pay for your education.
Marc Benioff Says Capitalism, As We Know It, Is Dead – Slashdot
— Read on m.slashdot.org/story/361720
To give you a taste of what Carroll is about, here are 3 Big Ideas that molded his philosophy: The Peak Experience—Carroll wants to help his players find moments of intense clarity that give them access to parts of themselves usually hidden (his source: the psychologist Abraham Maslow) The Inner Game—Carroll wants to help players quiet the mind by shifting their attention to what’s actually going on as opposed to what they’re imaging in their heads, and he believes the whole team can have a quiet mind. (
Decades of science and a whole host of historical luminaries have all come to the same conclusion: if your work involves your brain, then the right answer is just four hours.