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Community Spirit, Solidarity to Save Our Planet

by Oui Fri Apr 16th, 2021 at 12:38:42 PM EST

Some philosophical thoughts to save our planet. Green vs evils of greed. Thinking out of the box of growth, capitalism and globalization ...


'Economics are the method, the object is to change the soul.'

Translation: Rutte has completed Thatcher's initiative. An sad society lacking purpose, without hope and only fat cats of selfishness #heritagerutte

Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That's what's wrenching society apart | The Guardian Opinion - Oct. 2016 |

What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness? Yet plagues of anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self-harm and loneliness now strike people down all over the world. The latest, catastrophic figures for children's mental health in England reflect a global crisis.

There are plenty of secondary reasons for this distress, but it seems to me that the underlying cause is everywhere the same: human beings, the ultrasocial mammals, whose brains are wired to respond to other people, are being peeled apart. Economic and technological change play a major role, but so does ideology. Though our wellbeing is inextricably linked to the lives of others, everywhere we are told that we will prosper through competitive self-interest and extreme individualism.

MAKE PEACE, NOT WAR

Biden and the Art of speaking with a forked tongue. Making a statement he is willing to work constructively with Vladimir Putin while imposing strangling sanctions ... bullying tactics of a single global power. Treat others as you would want them to treat you. Not just an expression from the New Testament, quite often it works well in your community.

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Self-enrichment, sleaze and corruption ... the mantra of Conservatives across Europe and the America's ...

PM's Dyson tax texts encapsulates 'lobbying and sleaze' that failed UK manufacturing workers | Unite |

Commenting on reports of texts between Boris Johnson and James Dyson in March 2020, Unite assistant general secretary Steve Turner said:

    "It is no surprise that Dyson's ultimately aborted efforts to provide the NHS with ventilators were conditional on tax avoidance.  

    "Despite the back door deals and 'mate's rates' this government presides over and revelation after revelation of Tory sleaze, it is still shocking that the Prime Minister changed national tax policy over text because James Dyson told him to.  

    "While Boris Johnson was 'fixing it' for his billionaire tax exile mate, who ended up doing nothing to help the country in its time of need, British-based manufacturers offering vital world-beating skills and services were being ignored by ministers.

    "It encapsulates everything that is wrong with this government's response to the coronavirus and approach to industry in general. Instead of an open process which chooses the right people and organisations for the job, decisions are based on a closed network of personal contacts whose overriding interest is profit.

Coronavirus: Dyson develops ventilators for NHS | BBC News - March 24, 2020 |

    Dyson, along with a separate consortium of manufacturers led by Airbus, is expecting the government to give it the green light to start making up to 30,000 medical ventilators from next week, after finalising plans to supply thousands of devices to help the NHS fight Covid-19. .

Dyson will not supply ventilators to NHS to treat Covid-19 | The Guardian - Apr. 24, 2020 |

Sir James will be treated w/o prejudice to his equals, sheiks from Arab States and oligarchs from former Soviet satellite states.

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