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Those at the top have decided they didn't care that they could be better off, in absolute terms, in a fairer world

I don't think they see it that way, but that they rather consider that they are living in the best of all imagnable worlds, however panglossian they might or might not be.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Tue Jan 11th, 2011 at 08:25:35 AM EST
... and filled them up with echos of conclusions convenient to their short term ends, do we really believe that thirty years later, they have maintained an independent invisible media network that is filled with coherent analysis, unpolluted by the combination of half truths and outright lies that were required to reach those conclusions convenient to those short term ends?

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Tue Jan 11th, 2011 at 09:46:35 AM EST
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Attitudes amongst the industrial elites may be shifting. This article is an example of CEOs asking some appropriate questions about educational and migration policies.
by asdf on Wed Jan 12th, 2011 at 12:40:45 AM EST
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