You can’t make this stuff up. The. NY TIMES (last week) wrote about the following topics of concern : Climate Change and income inequality They are linked. As the major European nations struggle through recession, the targets for Carbon emissions have been met. Unemployed workers use less energy Next we read in the FT 1/24/14. … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: No more debate, inequality exists, create jobs
1/31/14 The Economist blames the technology for the rise of the top 1% and the decline of the Middle Class. It’s a convenient theory but untrue, up until the Financial Crash, the Middle Class was still prospering, but the schemes perpetrated by the Banking and Insurance Industries, created a real wealth transfer to the top … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: sweat the small stuff and move forward
Let’s go to the movies. I Just saw the “WOLF OF WALL STREET” a Scorcese and Leonardo di Caprio tour de force. I felt the same way I had felt years ago, when I saw” Goodfellas”, dirty. The excesses on Wall Street have increased non stop through the decades. With the stakes higher then they … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Excesses of the Banking/ Broker Cuture
Is everything for sale? Does everything have a price? Is that what the market promised us? I don’t think so. 2 books are now exploring what has happened to our society and their conclusions should be the beginning of an interesting debate. The Love of Money and the Case for the Good Life By … More Have we become a Market Society?