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by nexus
Fri Sep 02, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Green Party Watch
Replies: 40
Views: 23562

Well done to David who came second
by nexus
Thu Jul 28, 2016 12:04 pm
Forum: Books, Magazines & Film
Topic: Dystopian future movies
Replies: 16
Views: 8750

Children of Men is very powerful, and hopefully not prophetic.
by nexus
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Green Party Watch
Replies: 40
Views: 23562

Malone's personal statement is spot on.
by nexus
Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Health Considerations - Post Peak Oil / Climate Change
Replies: 102
Views: 36231

Going back to historical average lifespans, in addition to the high childhood mortality level, large numbers of women died in childbirth (one woman per 100 births). This obviously massively impacts death rates, but is only relevant to a subsection of population. So in answer the OP, I would include ...
by nexus
Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Green Party Watch
Replies: 40
Views: 23562

Yes, brilliantly funny with a serious message laying out some GP policies st the end.
by nexus
Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The global economy is in serious danger
Replies: 59
Views: 16533

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/second-financi ... es-1546802
Interesting article about the possibility of a new crash and how the Tories seized and defined the narrative last time.
by nexus
Wed Oct 28, 2015 2:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Britain is heading for another 2008 crash- David Graeber
Replies: 1
Views: 1392

Britain is heading for another 2008 crash- David Graeber

The government wants us to believe our economic growth is sustainable, and that budgetary surplus will fix all our problems. But these are dangerous myths. interesting article spelling out what he calls the' taboo' at the heart of economics. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/oct/28/2008...
by nexus
Mon Sep 21, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: Conservative government watch
Replies: 285
Views: 77895

Wot no #PigGate? :shock: :D
by nexus
Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:08 am
Forum: News
Topic: Alternatives to Austerity- a timely report
Replies: 40
Views: 7923

The initial report I posted and many economists (Piketty, Krugman, Stieglitz, Scott Cato and others) argue otherwise. The austerity agenda is an ideological construct that served the purposes of the coalition and now the tory govt. very well. And as 3rd rock pointed out there other ways to save mone...
by nexus
Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:01 am
Forum: News
Topic: Alternatives to Austerity- a timely report
Replies: 40
Views: 7923

Biff- I don't agree with John Hemming's statement. The 'austerity' agenda is being proposed by people who don't understand limits to growth- they are still talking about growth as the goal. What the 'austerity' agenda is all about is syphoning off as much as possible to the rich and leaving poorer p...
by nexus
Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:55 am
Forum: News
Topic: Alternatives to Austerity- a timely report
Replies: 40
Views: 7923

Yes absolutely LJ. John Hemming 2 - limits to growth is not the same as austerity. Limits to growth are about hard ecological facts regarding our planet and its natural resources which mean we should do everything in our power to 1) conserve them 2) create closed loops using sustainable resources an...
by nexus
Thu Jul 09, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Alternatives to Austerity- a timely report
Replies: 40
Views: 7923

Alternatives to Austerity- a timely report

A new paper, by the Institute for Policy Research sets out clearly the causes of, and answers to, the current economic situation. The point that austerity is an ideological choice is soundly made and the author(s) provide a perspective that includes both the European situation and an appreciation fo...
by nexus
Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:45 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: "That" Interview
Replies: 4
Views: 2791

.....or much better this great interview with a very hoarse Natalie Bennett and the fab Caroline Lucas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OISY8hFVPVI
by nexus
Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:22 am
Forum: News
Topic: Greece Watch...
Replies: 1588
Views: 188177

Thanks Biff, good find.
by nexus
Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:01 pm
Forum: Government and Society
Topic: General Election May 2015
Replies: 418
Views: 65789

When I did it I got all the answers right so am in the far bottom left grid square
:lol:

Me too

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