‘Our Democracy Is Sick’: Progressive Groups Join Forces to Ensure Voting Rights and End Corporate Sabotage of Common Good

“Today our system is in crisis,” warns the new Declaration for American Democracy. “Together we must build a democracy where everyone participates, every vote is counted, voting rights are fully enforced, and everyone’s voice is heard.”

Source: ‘Our Democracy Is Sick’: Progressive Groups Join Forces to Ensure Voting Rights and End Corporate Sabotage of Common Good

Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds | Environment | The Guardian

The huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of civilisation, say the world’s leading scientists

Source: Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal populations since 1970, report finds | Environment | The Guardian

The limits of historical materialism

Kant’s questions about history as a foundation for a neo-marxism…
May 20th, 2018 •
Kant in some of his aspects might be a more useful foundation for a neo-marxism than hegel (who can be rederived via kant) in the way his view of history non-dogmatically asks a set of questions (answered in their own way by the eonic model) and focuses on empirical research as the basis for conclusions…
R48G: progress toward a perfect civil constitution… Continue reading The limits of historical materialism

Economic pseudo-science

One of the ‘mysteries’ of the modern era is the failure of economic theories. The neo-classical brand is especially dubious and suffers a kind of ‘physics’ envy that makes it a pseudo-science by trying to be physics: the use of differential equations. In physics these are very exact, in economics a strange fictional pastiche…

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The status of theories: physics versus economics
May 21st, 2018 • Continue reading Economic pseudo-science