Skip to main content

Home/ Rational Society/ Group items tagged Winning

Rss Feed Group items tagged

thinkahol *

BBC News - Saving the Amazon: Winning the war on deforestation - 0 views

  •  
    For years, the story told about the Amazon has been one of destruction - the world's largest rainforest, a region of amazing biodiversity, key to the fight against climate change, being remorselessly felled. But that is no longer the whole truth.
thinkahol *

OWS's Beef: Wall Street Isn't Winning It's Cheating | Matt Taibbi | Rolling Stone - 0 views

  •  
    When Joe Homeowner bought too much house, essentially betting that home prices would go up, and losing his bet when they dropped, he was an irresponsible putz who shouldn't whine about being put on the street.
    But when banks bet billions on a firm like AIG that was heavily invested in mortgages, they were making the same bet that Joe Homeowner made, leaving themselves hugely exposed to a sudden drop in home prices. But instead of being asked to "suck it in and cope" when that bet failed, the banks instead went straight to Washington for a bailout -- and got it.
thinkahol *

How Can the Richest 1 Percent Be Winning This Brutal Class War Against 99% of Us? | Eco... - 0 views

  •  
    How has a tiny fraction of the population arranged for their narrowest economic interests to dominate those of the vast majority?
1 - 3 of 3
Showing 20 items per page