Tag: economy

  • Price ceilings and price floors

    Price ceilings and price floors

    Food, housing, energy, education, health and arms cannot be left to the market. We need to control prices. These are not consumer goods. They are commodities essential to human needs. The very reason for civilization is to be able to provide these necessities. They are not goods to enrich a part of the population. People…

  • Finance & Obesity

    Finance & Obesity

    Today, nearly half of the world’s population is considered obese: https://www.who.int/en/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/obesity-and-overweight Associated pathologies are considered as causes of “preventable” diseases by responsible individuals, which has the effect of distorting the figures, for example by pointing out the risks associated with physical inactivity or tobacco (risks considered preventable) which are actually less polluting than pesticides and fertilizers…

  • Short circuited mass distribution 

    Short circuited mass distribution 

    Even if supermarkets are beginning to phase-out, the G20 economy does not seem to be suffering. Hypermarkets may even have been detrimental to growth:  – G20 GDP Growth – Fourth quarter of 2018, Stable GDP growth in G20 area OECD – OECD: https://www.oecd.org/newsroom/g20-gdp-growth-fourth-quarter-2018-oecd.htm Hypermarkets and shopping malls are now doubting their survival: – Will ShoppingMalls…

  • Feet of money

    Feet of money

    Feet of money If they lose pennies of money, everything falls apart…… Feet of clay – Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feet_of_clay Goliath – Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goliath Ducasse d’Ath: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ducasse_d%27Ath Ambiorix, Ducasse d’Ath: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambiorix_(géant_d%27Ath) La maison mère de Casino se place en procédure de sauvegarde – Le Monde: https://www.lemonde.fr/economie/article/2019/05/23/la-maison-mere-de-casino-se-place-en-procedure-de-sauvegarde_5466233_3234.html   Jean-Marie Messier : gloire et chute d’un patron français du 12 octobre 2015 –…

  • The leader? WE

    The leader? WE

    The leader? WE https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/515254836720041992/530138668044779530/49343131_39497817171262687_601453815151094124544_n.png The government is trying to impose leaders on yellow vests that do not want them: Fly RiderJacline MouraudPriscillia LudoskyEtienne Chouard It is quite clear that the government is trying to make Eric Drouet a martyr. After his first arrest, several petitions to free him were circulated: like this one: https://www.change.org/p/nous-les-gilets-jaunes-libérer-eric-drouet They…

  • “Courage is found in unlikely places”…

    “Courage is found in unlikely places”…

    Courage is found in unlikely places. Many are the strange chances of the world, and help oft shall come from the hands of the weak when the Wise falter. If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. JRR Tolkien – The Lord of the…

  • Le chiffon rouge Moderne

    Le chiffon rouge Moderne

    Le chiffon rouge Moderne –  Le Chiffon Rouge, Chanson de lutte et d’espoir, a 36 ans – CGT Dieppe: http://www.cgt-dieppe.fr/article-le-chiffon-rouge-chanson-de-lutte-et-d-espoir-a-36-ans-119359772.html – Grievance handling – ILO: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—ed_protect/—protrav/—travail/documents/publication/wcms_622209.pdf – The Global Deal: http://www.theglobaldeal.com – Digital trade unions will empower tomorrow’s sharing economy employees – Wired: https://www.wired.co.uk/article/gig-economy-digital-unions – Social Dialogue and Industrial Relations:Global Trends, Challenges and Opportunities – ILO: https://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/—dgreports/—dcomm/documents/publication/wcms_636203.pdf – Imagine John…

  • “Capitalism will eat democracy; unless we speak up”

    “Capitalism will eat democracy; unless we speak up”

    Yanis Varoufakis – Capitalism will eat democracy – unless we speak up: https://youtu.be/GB4s5b9NL3I Yanis Varoufakis – Future of Work, Basic Income is a Necessity: https://youtu.be/7Zr-n92IB8Q Wikipedia: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yánis_Varoufákis

  • Demainlefilm – Chap 3: L’Economie

    Demainlefilm – Chap 3: L’Economie

    #demainlefilm: https://www.demain-lefilm.com/en/film The award-winning globally acclaimed film, Tomorrow, by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent. Trailer: https://youtu.be/NUN0QxRB7e0 Wikipedia – Demain (film, 2015): https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demain_(film,_2015)#.C3.89conomie Demain présenté à la COP 21: http://www.lexpress.fr/actualite/societe/environnement/demain-le-road-movie-citoyen-de-melanie-laurent-est-presente-a-la-cop-21_1741493.html Wir Franc: https://www.wir.ch/fr/qui-est-wir/qui-est-wir-et-quest-ce-que-cest/