fix articles 58130, community centers
The Neoliberal Indoctrination (tags)
Homo oeconomicus fades away as an economic theory along with market fundamentalism and market radicalism. Market failure and state violence epitomized by Enron's expansive accounting method and the aggressive wars in Vietnam, Nicaragua, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, and Syria should be lessons.
On Health Care and So Much More, the Nordics Show that Equality Works (tags)
Forget the Noprdic diet. Try the Nordic tax plan. French, Japanese, and Scandinavian people don't live longer because they eat more nutritious food. They live longer because they live in more equal societies. The 26 community centers in Vancouver B.C. make all the difference.
Why Washington Accepts Mass Unemployment (tags)
The Fed is more worried about inflation than mass unemployment. Maybe the guaranteed basic income and/or community centers are the antidotes to elite failures and market failures. Vancouver BC has 23 community centers that have a multiplier and cushioning effect.
Jerry Brown Slows the Gentrification Juggernaut (tags)
Did you read the budget proposal?
U.S. at a Turning Point (tags)
The real income of 90% of US families only increased ten percent since 1973. For many, the American dream has become a nightmare. More than half are even in a worse situation today than 37 years ago. The working class has not shared in the productivity growth.
Community Centers as a New Beginning (tags)
With $1 billion, the US could build 4000 community centers at a quarter-million dollars each. The network of community centers in Vancouver Canada could be our model. Public spirit could arise to counter the exploding inequality.
From Obsuristan to Absurdistan: Barbarism or Human Future (tags)
Individual security can be emphasized so global vision fades. Half-truths and fish stories carry the day. "Communism is oppression of many by man and capitalism is just the reverse." Our challenge is to reawaken wonder and interdependence, to consider the way of nonviolent resistance.
LA County POLLWORKERS are now forced = no choice= to use computers...or not get trained? (tags)
This is an open letter to Registrar of Voters re pollworkers being forced to now use computers only in order to get necessary training. Many elders, disabled, and others cannot do this and the County provides no other choice !!!! Does anyone have a similar story ?
Shouting from the Caboose (tags)
Hope lies beyond Social Darwinism and hyper-individualism. As the end of cheap oil could be the beginning of real community, the end of everyday time could be the beginning of kairos time, the time of decision. Black is a new consciousnessness, not a skin color (Steve Biko)
Five New Community Centers in Vancouver B.C. (tags)
The new community centers came about through the diehard advocates in Vancouver. Architects love to do public buildings. There's more of a chance to create community spirit. Community centers are infrastructure investments with multiplier effects in public spirit and counseling.
The Dollar and US Hegemony (tags)
The dollar devaluation since 2001 is a necessary adjustment for the twin US deficits, the national budget deficit and the foreign trade deficit. US imports are nearly double US exports. A drastic change of lifestyles is imperative where modesty and simplicity are encouraged.
Community Centers: Learning from O Canada! (tags)
The mosaic works in Vancouver, B. C. Community centers provide a buffer and cushion from the brutal and commodifying market. In happier days before Reagan and market fundamentalism, the Carnegie Center was bursting with activity, counseling, classes and circles.
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTIONS THE 19 AND 28 OF MAY FOR ATENCO (tags)
SUMMARY FROM THE INTERGALACTIC COMMISSION OF THE EZLN OF INTERNATIONAL ACTIONS HELD IN SOLIDARITY WITH ATENCO
Los Angeles Social Centers (tags)
This is a thread of photos mapping Los Angeles' Social Centers, or Cafes.
ONE GLOBAL COMMUNITY. com - Now On-line (tags)
Global Network of Community Centers In... Every Neighborhood, Village, Town, Tribe, City... All Around the Earth... All Connected Together... Creating... One Global Community