Ancient Origins of Socialism and the Progressive Movement

Progressives have always moved society forward, for better or worse. It has always been the label of political pioneers: Abraham Lincoln, Lyndon Johnson, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt to be politically progressive - though they were from different political parties -...

Putting a Trillion Into Perspective

The is our take on Charles Hugh Smith's (oftwominds.com) perpective on how to visualize the magnitude of a trillion vs a billion vs a million.  It is a very important thing to get our heads around given that budget deficits liabilities of our country and others are...

Should We Question Fair Trade?

The other day my wife and I had the morning off together - a rare occurrence. To celebrate we decided to go to a different Coffee Bar from our usual haunt, one located on the far more affluent side of town. The place has a new owner, and since she took it over has  a...

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Should We Question Fair Trade?

Should We Question Fair Trade?

The other day my wife and I had the morning off together - a rare occurrence. To celebrate we decided to go to a different Coffee Bar from our usual haunt, one located on the far more affluent side of town. The place has a new owner, and since she took it over has  a...

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