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Published: 01 August 2011
“Women have responded to men’s financial incapacity, lack of emotional work, and refusal to share equally in housework and child care,” the author writes. “It is now women who initiate most U.S. divorces.” Illustration by Laura Beckman. “Women have responded to men’s financial incapacity, lack More
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Published: 01 August 2011
In an attempt to gain hegemony in the Middle East, the United States has given military, financial, political, and intelligence aid to vicious dictators throughout the region, the author writes. Credit: Truthout.org/Night Owl City. In an attempt to gain hegemony in the Middle East, the United More
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Published: 01 August 2013
Dadara ( dadara.nl ). Money hangs from the branches of the Transformoney Tree at Burning Man. Created by Amsterdam-based artist Dadara, this art installation invited passers-by to glue bills to the tree, thereby erasing their financial value. Dadara (dadara.nl). / Money hangs from the branches More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Causa Justa :: Just Cause ( cjjc.org ) Anti-foreclosure activists demonstrate outside a Wells Fargo shareholders meeting in San Francisco. In the lead-up to the 2006 financial crisis, 59 percent of black borrowers received predatory mortgages versus 16 percent of white borrowers. Causa Justa More
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Published: 01 January 2015
Trond Viken/Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs What would it be like if global financial institutions followed Bhutan’s lead in prioritizing Gross National Happiness? Here, Bhutan’s prime minister meets with Norway’s minister of international development to discuss efforts to increase happiness More
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Published: 01 April 2011
The author says U.S. progressives should be rejoicing at the gains made by the Obama administration on health care, investment in green energy, financial reform, GLBT rights, student aid, women’s pay equity, and more. Here activists in Cortland, N.Y., thank their representative for voting to pass More
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 22.
Published: 01 January 2015
... redistribution of land, and the shutting down of economic activity for a year. For any society to periodically shut down and radically restructure financial accounts and property rights every few years would be impossibly disruptive. The enforcement of such narrowly defined prescriptions in complex, densely...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 37–38.
Published: 01 January 2015
...). / Interfaith activists from the Missouri Faith Voices coalition gather signatures for a ballot initiative to cap the rate for payday loans. I n 1999, a catholic priest in Chicago found himself counseling a parishioner who was struggling to stay afloat financially. The parishioner, a mother who worked...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 42–43.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Trond Viken/Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs What would it be like if global financial institutions followed Bhutan’s lead in prioritizing Gross National Happiness? Here, Bhutan’s prime minister meets with Norway’s minister of international development to discuss efforts to increase happiness...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (6): 6.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Town weakness. Hall/Tea Party/9-12 Movement and other criticisms Moore also contends that the financial crisis was the result of of increased government intrusions in our daily lives. Apoliticians common protecting the corporate managers who bankroll themeG from the Left...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (6): 33–40.
Published: 01 December 2008
... ruled by financial markets, global corporations, and economic theories devoted to increas­ ing consumption while rolling back real wages and benefits for working people to make money for the richest among us. David Korten, author o/When Corporations Rule the World and The Great Turning...
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Tikkun (2017) 32 (4): 17–24.
Published: 01 November 2017
.... They are advancing sustainable community agriculture, renewable energy and energy efficiency, local zero-waste circular manufacturing, Independent retail, green building, local financial services, local and/or fair trade clothing, holistic education, independent media and communications, local business development...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 5–94.
Published: 01 January 2011
... educational opportunity for children? How does one compare the relative social return of an investment in the Red Cross with one in the Salvation Army? In the business world, financial investors have a common language and sophisticated research tools to assess relative financial returns. In the philanthropic...
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Tikkun (2008) 23 (6): 8.
Published: 01 December 2008
... ranked tenth in the world. nationA has championed and cannot reverse. The quality of its high school graduates is now ranked twentieth or The near collapse of the global financial system and the onset of worse on worldwide math and reading assessment tests. a worldwide recession may...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (2): 33–37.
Published: 01 April 2009
.... The only true beneficiaries of our current collective order are a small group of very rich investors who reap the financial gains generated by large corporations. They are positioned to benefit financially from every economic...
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Tikkun (2015) 30 (1): 28–30.
Published: 01 January 2015
..., the production of financial products requires more and more forms of indebtedness. Consider a simple example: General Electric used to make light bulbs and washing machines. It still does, but now the corporation’s GE Capital branch (which engages in commercial lending and leasing, consumer financing, energy...
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Tikkun (2011) 26 (1): 52.
Published: 01 January 2011
...David Korten Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2011 T he proponents of individual greed have created a global economy headed for terminal collapse. Our financial systems are gyrating out of control beyond human accountability, extreme inequality is tearing apart the social fabric, Earth’s...
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Tikkun (2013) 28 (2): 23–26.
Published: 01 April 2013
.... But, in spite of the country’s financial crisis, there is a solution quietly thriving in northern Spain — a solution that has nothing to do with austerity. Sixty years ago, the Basque region was the poorest area of Spain. Today, thanks to the cooperative culture, it is the wealthiest. The dramatic...
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Tikkun (2009) 24 (5): 23–25.
Published: 01 October 2009
...-negotiable ecological requirem ent. The real bottom line is not financial profit but survival. New ice age...
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Tikkun (2014) 29 (4): 13–14.
Published: 01 November 2014
... were all those people? Nobody in power on either side was ultimately arguing on the basis of principles. The issue was decided on the basis of financial expediency, and everyone could agree on that. Newsart/Jim Meehan With so many politicians pledging allegiance to corporate expediency, morality...
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