fix articles 8665, limits
New Prosperity. Is a paradigm-shift necessary given the limits of economic growth? (tags)
Politicians and economists have adhered to the principle of steady growth. One possible explanation may be that "central areas of society, politics and the economy.... are existentially dependent on constant growth"
Ignoring the Limits (tags)
This crisis is only another warning shot of the current economic system and offers a window of opportunity to leave behind the neoliberal path of development taken since the end of the 1970s. The root of the problem is the economic model based on growth and exploitation of nature.
Polls Indicate Americans Want Term Limits For Supreme Court Justices (tags)
Should five unelected people sitting on the bench for the rest of their lives have the power to quash the will of hundreds of millions of Americans?
End Climate Crimes (tags)
“Every city in our country has some serious similarities to New Orleans. Every city has some abandoned neighborhoods. Every city in our country has abandoned some public education, public housing, public healthcare, and criminal justice." (Bill Quigley quoted by Naomi Klein)
The Disclose Act vote today: Legislation to prevent anonymous campaign donations (tags)
The Senate has failed to advance legislation that would require independent groups to disclose the names of contributors who give more than $10,000 for use in political campaigns.
Zenger's Newsmagazine Election Endorsements (tags)
Full endorsements for San Diego voters in the June 5 primary election. As in 2010, in virtually every race Zenger's is recommending every Democrat over every Republican, not because the Democrats (with a few exceptions) are that progressive but because the Republicans are so reactionary they want to abolish the social safety net, virtually eliminate civil rights, workers', consumers' and environmental protections, and transform the U.S.as radically as the Nazis transformed Germany in 1933.
Retenes del Fin de Semana 5 de Mayo / Cinco de Mayo Checkpoints 2012 (tags)
Despues de la aprobacion de la ley AB353, la cual que limita el periodo de decomiso para conductores sin licencia detenidos en retenes, el estado ha cambiado su tactica para usar mas la "patrulla de saturacion" para seguir quitandonos los carros. Por eso vienen varias patrullas de saturacion tambien en la lista.
Ever since the passage of AB 353, which limits the impound period for cars driven by unlicensed drivers caught in checkpoints, the state has changed tactics, using "saturation patrols" in order to continue taking our cars. That's why this list includes several saturation patrols.
Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander wants term limits for Congress and SCOTUS (tags)
U.S. Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander says, “It is time to amend the U.S. Constitution with term limits on Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court to end the monopoly the Democrats, Republicans and big corporations have on the political process in Washington DC.”
BTL: 2012 Campaign Spending Breaking New Records as Groups Fight to Overturn Supreme Court (tags)
Interview with Jeff Clements, author of the book, "Corporations Are Not People", conducted by Scott Harris
Seven Billion ... And Rising (tags)
The world’s population surpassed 7 billion on October 31. But except for perhaps the anti-family planning lobby, this was a milestone that few were in a mood to celebrate.
Appeals Court Rejects More Media Consolidation (tags)
Free Internet Book: "Needs and Limits" (tags)
"The logic of capitalism must be replaced to address the crisis of ecological overshoot and to achieve a sustainable well-being."
Cinco de Mayo checkpoints / Retenes del 5 de Mayo (5-9/may/2010) (tags)
A little bit early because the forces of repression are coming out early to stomp on Cinco de Mayo revelers. Look for updates later on this week.
Un poco temprano esta semana porque salen temprano también las fuerzas de la represión para pisotear los derechos de los festejantes del 5 de Mayo.
Health Care Bill Provision Ranks as One of the Dumbest Political Moves of All Time (tags)
Obamacare contains a time bomb that blows up five weeks before election day.
Queer Democrats Endorse Saldaña, Take No Position on County Term Limits (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed Assemblymember Lori Saldaña for County Supervisor but failed to take a position on whether to impose term limits on the Board of Supervisors. Supporters of the term-limit initiative, being sponsored by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), said the five Republican incumbents on the board are so entrenched only limiting their future terms will get them out. Opponents said that Democrats have historically opposed term limits and if they supported them for the Republican-dominated Board of Supervisors, they'd be perceived as hypocrites the next time they try to ease-them for the Democratic-controlled state legislature.
Queer Democrats Celebrate Women’s Equality Day (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club celebrated Women’s Equality Day August 27 with a program featuring the club’s women’s caucus chair Kate Lyon, California NOW president Patty Bellasalma, Congressional candidate Francine Busby and Assemblymember Lori Saldaña discussing the history of feminist activism in the U.S. and the continuing difficulty of electing women to public office. The club members also considered an initiative to impose term limits on the members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, but decided to delay taking a position on that for a month.
Global Challenges (tags)
Global challenges arise today through breaking limits. The idea that more consumption is better begins to lose support. We must be engaged socially and politically to change the rules, institutions and information streams so they reflect our highest values.
From Bubbles to Living Economies (tags)
"The old story promised stability based on enterprise but delivered chaos based on speculation. It preached transparency but created a world ruled by occult financial knowledge.."
Enjoy life to the fullest……………. (tags)
Don't over do ; keep your limits 14. Don't take yourself so seriously ; no one else does 15. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip 16. Dream more while you are awake 17. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
Venezuela: Why Unlimited Re-election is Bad for the Revolution (tags)
A supporter of Hugo Chavez' anti-imperialist efforts explains why he is nevertheless opposed to Venezuela's recent constitutional amendment abolishing term limits.
Limits of Private Property (tags)
If life does not consist in the abundance of things and if time is borrowed from the future, do possessions invalidate community? Is life colonized by instrumental rationality (Habermas) when all life and relations are determined by money?
FCC Proposes Greater Media Consolidation (tags)
FCC proposal will harm independent journalism
How to Crash Land Police Drones (tags)
hack the big Antennae.
Yes on Prop 89 Gains Good Goverment Supporters (tags)
California's clean elections initiative is gaining support from key good goverment organizations working to clean up state politics.
THE APOLOGY OF SHOP-DROPPING (tags)
Shop-dropping [A] consists in pirating the commercial system by putting free items on store shelves, without authorisation. This way, like the Babybrul Foundation (France – Europe), you can drop free home-made CDs in big record stores, free photocopied booklets in “new books” sections, copied DVDs or videotapes in blockbuster departments, and so on.
October Surprise and Senate Office Closings (tags)
The long awaited October Surprise is clearly on the horizon. Multimillionaire Senator Mark Dayton, Democrat, Minnesota, of the Target Corporation family, the 2d largest retailer in the US, closed his Washington office until after 11/2, and they all have received "hair-curling" briefings about alleged terrorist attacks pending in Wash, D.C.
Palestinian Humanity (tags)
Palestinians continue to elevate humankind in the face of right-wing condemnation
Reclaim the Media Sept-10 to 15 2002 (tags)
join us in Seattle September 10th through the 15th for Reclaim The Media: A community media convergence shadowing the NAB convention.