An experiment to inform about universal basic income

An experiment to inform about universal basic income

As income inequality and economic upheaval take center stage, is a guaranteed minimum income worth considering? Results from a two-year experiment in Finland offer clues By Tera Allas, Jukka Maksimainen, James Manyika, and Navjot Singh Readers who are familiar with the inequality debate or the fears that robots will take all of our jobs will almost certainly have heard about the idea…

CHINA’S TERRIBLE PROPAGANDA AND JOURNALISM
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CHINA’S TERRIBLE PROPAGANDA AND JOURNALISM

In the last forty years, China made astonishing progress in economy, technology, infrastructure, finance and even global diplomacy, but shockingly neglected soft skills such as marketing, sales, public relations, and journalism In the global information war, China is bringing a plastic knife to a gun fight and is getting slaughtered by America. Given the absence of…

How John Howard contributed to the aged care crisis

How John Howard contributed to the aged care crisis

Written by: Kaye Lee When Bronwyn Bishop was the minister responsible for aged care, a horrific story came to light where residents of an aged care home were subjected to kerosene baths in order to control an outbreak of scabies.  Several suffered second-degree burns and blisters. One woman, aged 84, died two days later. Reports…

Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound

Julian Assange, Prometheus Bound

Authored by: Pepe Escobar, a veteran Brazilian journalist, is the correspondent-at-large for Hong Kong-based Asia Times Julian Assange (Prometheus) is being punished not for stealing fire – but for exposing power under the light of truth and provoking the “God” of Exceptionalism (Anglo-America). This is the tale of an Ancient Greek tragedy reenacted in Anglo-America. Amid thundering…

Hydrogen-boron fusion could be a dream come true

Hydrogen-boron fusion could be a dream come true

The exciting promise of ‘extreme light’ is rewriting the rules of nuclear fusion. Part 1 in a series on Hydrogen-boron fusion by Jonathan Tennenbaum April 19, 2020 The various fields of science and technology are so closely connected that a breakthrough in one area can rapidly trigger a chain reaction of breakthroughs in other areas….

Nuclear energy to the rescue: France got it right

Nuclear energy to the rescue: France got it right

Environmentalists’ anti-nuclear crusade bears responsibility for our dependence on coal and gas power plants by Jonathan Tennenbaum January 30, 2020 This is part 3 in a series. Click here to read part 1 and here to read part 2. Nuclear energy – which today means nuclear fission – currently supplies 14% of the world’s electricity….