Politics and Entertainment: 14 economic advisors Flaherty consults on policy and budgets are all from the financial sector: Fiscal contraction doesn’t work

The 14 economic advisors Flaherty consults on policy and budgets are all from the financial sector, mostly banksters. Here’s what James K. Galbraith says about the implicit danger of such a stacked deck:  “….economic policy should not be under the control of bankers, and any economic team which is dominated by the financial sector is ...

Politics and Entertainment: My Take-Away from the System Change Initiative

There are of course many different but complementary take-aways  from the Council of Canadians System Change Initiative:  systemchange.ca.  This is a summary of what seems salient if not crucial to me: Global Warming is caused by unsustainable economic production in the material world, a process that has been driven by an abundance of energy, the main component of which is ...