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About tryingtobefair

More than a little interested in how we can all make the community we live in a better place. "The world has enough for everyone's need, but not enough for everyone's greed" Gandhi. Let's all learn what's enough.

Keynesianism 1945/1979 & Neoliberalism 1980/2020


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Keynesianism 1945/1979. Neoliberalism 1980/2019

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There “were” good old days!

As one of the Baby Boomer generation (1945/1964) I can confirm that the following generations X (1965/1976) and Y (1977/1995) never had it as good as we did, “the Boomers”. Boomer Normality. 1) As growing children our health was looked … Continue reading

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USA and China

USA and China. How do they compare economically? Firstly let’s take a quick glance at the background of the two countries. Most of us have a reasonably informed knowledge of the last 150 years of USA history from the conclusion … Continue reading

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A New Kitchen for 50 Euro !

I am promoting as widely as possible a Rocket Stove kitchen upgrade. These 3 stone fires are normal family kitchens This picture shows how 90% of rural Gambians cook on a daily basis. 1) It uses a lot of wood … Continue reading

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Good News bits. One Irish, the other Worldwide

One person´s solution to Irelands housing, lack of housing, crisis. A former soldier in Ireland has given his three-bedroom home to a young family who were on the waiting list for a new home for seven years. Paddy Phelan gave … Continue reading

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Little by little changes Are coming.

If you’re stuck for time just jump to the short YouTube at the bottom for a good summary. Back in 2005/06 few people were paying any attention to the role of tax havens in the looting of poor countries by … Continue reading

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