A Town Without Poverty?: Canada’s only experiment in guaranteed income finally gets reckoning | The Dominion
A Town Without Poverty?: Canada’s only experiment in guaranteed income finally gets reckoning | The Dominion In the period that Mincome was administered, hospital visits dropped 8.5 per cent. Fewer people went to the hospital with work-related injuries and there were fewer emergency room visits from car accidents and domestic abuse. There were also far [...]
As I said in my latest presentation about the future, our need for transparency + access to instant information drive corruption out of the system, for corruption can only thrive in systems where information is not openly shared. This is a huge development with great implications, and one of the reasons why I am optimistic [...]
A Millennial’s Dystopia: Want us to dream? Give us a sci-fi of social technology. | Radical Social Entrepreneurs
Broad teenage disillusionment, and the popular image of today’s youth as wasting away in front of video games, are symptoms of how Millennials look to the future. This world is not delivering, so we are making an exodus to the virtual one instead. via A Millennial’s Dystopia: Want us to dream? Give us a sci-fi [...]
“We’ve given people new ways to communicate but nothing worth saying. I wish people understood the difference between data and information. The fact that it’s easy, fast, and cheap doesn’t mean that it’s valuable.” via Why We Need Big, Bold Science Fiction – Popular Mechanics.
“The Catholic Church controlled all universities, such as the famous Sorbonne, and also controlled all publications. The Church decreed in 1543 that no book could be printed or sold without permission of the church. Then in 1563, Charles IX of France decreed that nothing could be printed without the special permission of the king. Soon [...]
Hilarious, yet true How Not To Interview With a Headhunter
People who want to join society will do so through an increasingly lengthy period of humiliation and struggle, and only through the help of their parents. Even before the recession, that was more or less true. It’s the dirty little secret of every middle-class person in their mid-thirties: Everybody’s parents helped them out. Who do [...]
Teenage Girls Dressing Too Sexy to Fit In: Acceptance by Peers More Important than Sexuality Teenager girls often dress in ways which distress their parents. But, rather than trying to be sexually attractive, the main drive seems to be for peer acceptance.
I-Team: Injection Used To Subdue Prisoners – Nashville News Story – WSMV Nashville The city’s policy to use the method, which calls for the injection of a drug into a person, came as a “total surprise” to people most would expect to know all about it. For almost two years, Metro police have had the [...]
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