PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The good life & thoughts from Detroit

1. NYTIMES 4/29/13 Twitter Speaks, Markets Listen, and fears rise. Last Tues a hoax was perpetrated via Twitter claiming something dreadful had happened to the President and The White House. This news was relayed thru Twitter, through Bloomberg News to the flash traders , whose computers track key words and react; the stock market lost … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The good life & thoughts from Detroit

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Financial Reform & NYC

1. NY TIMES 4/22/13 Restyled as REAL ESTATE TRUSTS, varied businesses avoid taxes. The IRS is granting special exemptions from Federal Taxes, to corporations not registered as real estate trusts. The Corrections Corporation which is making the switch to a trust will save $70Million in taxes; Gaming Casinos and Spas will also save money as … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Financial Reform & NYC

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Financial reform/ Economic Concerns/ People

1. NY Times 4/20/13 Part time workers in Full Time wait for a better job. INVISIBLE underemployed workers do not count toward the standard jobless rate of 7.6%. A broader measure which counts the involuntary part timers as well as those who want to work but have stopped looking, stands at 13.8%. Since the ” … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Financial reform/ Economic Concerns/ People

PUBLIC ADVOCACY: VISION OF THE NEW ECONOMY

1. The New School hosted an all day Conference on THE NEW ECONOMY. 4/13/13. Described in several paragraphs are the visions of several educators and students, espousing a PARALLEL SOCIETY, A COOPERATIVE for the production of GOODS AND SERVICES, RUN BY PEOPLE FOR THE PEOPLE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES. THEIR GOAL IS TO DEVELOP COOPS WITHIN … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: VISION OF THE NEW ECONOMY

Public Advocacy: Israel and It’s Neighbors

During the course of several weeks, I’ve listened to people expressing their “feelings” about Israel and what they wish for Israel’s future.  It is their vision for Israel and it has totally changed my perspective of how “modern” Israeli’s see themselves and want to be seen.  I have only met Arab Israeli’s on taxi rides … More Public Advocacy: Israel and It’s Neighbors

Public Advocacy: All being Equal: Science and Finance truths

1. NY TIMES 4/5/13. In sign of Global Warming, 1600 years of ice in Peru’s Andes melted in 25 years. This is significant because, the retreat of the ice cap in Quelccaya, may pose a threat to water resources in the area. It is predicted that large cities like Lima and La Paz may suffer … More Public Advocacy: All being Equal: Science and Finance truths