Category Archives: Politics

What are the best ways to elect those who govern us? How can we hold them to account? Shouldn’t decisions should be made as close as possible to those affected?

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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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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Has poverty Really been reduced So much ?

As nations attempted to recover from two devastating world wars within 40 years the good and the great of the victorious countries applied their minds to the myriad problems facing them. The European continent was on its knees, physically, economically … Continue reading

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