Tag Archives: Government shutdown

Rushkoff on the Economy

I’ve been reading Douglas Rushkoff’s “Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now” and have by coincidence just reached a chapter of the book covering the topic of currencies and the economy as Washington D.C. attempts to avoid another default. I found … Continue reading

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Podcast News Updates

There’s been another string of relevant news podcasts in the past few days so it’s time for another roundup post. Last week Rob Kall of OpEdnews.cominterviewed Peter Ludlow a professor of linguistics and philosophy, on topics including systemic evil, whistleblowers … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown: Hate the Players, Hate the Game

Today marks the first day of the latest government shutdown due to failure of the House and Senate to agree on a spending bill. The main point of contention was Obamacare, which Republicans fought to repeal or delay. This conflict … Continue reading

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