Tag Archive: Democracy

Oct 07

Hong Kong: Now The Hard Part, Kick US Out, Build National Consensus

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in PopularResistance.org   When protests in Hong Kong exploded, knowledgeable people looked for US involvement. It was not hard to find. The overt intrusion of the US is available in budgets, documents and websites; the covert involvement has not yet been uncovered but is no doubt there. …

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Aug 02

Sustainable Abundance: Permaculture Principles for Monetary Systems

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Truthout | News Analysis There is a lot that we can learn from nature, and one important lesson is that diverse systems have greater strength and resilience. When conditions change, various components within a diverse system will step in to pick up where others fail. The weaknesses of …

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Jul 24

Time to Decide Concentrated, Privatized Wealth or Shared Prosperity and Economic Democracy

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in CounterPunch One of the major conflicts of the era that is not often highlighted for public debate is whether we want an economy that privatizes government services and public resources and continues to concentrate wealth; or whether we want to develop an economic democracy that invests …

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Jun 25

Time for an Economy Of, By and For the People

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Center on Research on Globalization, June 25, 2013 The reaction to Ben Bernanke’s suggestion that it may be time to wind down the easy money policies which have been injecting $85 billion into the hands of Wall Street each month show that the ‘recovery’ has been a fraud. In the …

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May 29

Radical Remaking of the Economy is Taking Root

May 28, 2013 By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Originally published in Dissident Voice It is time for the economy to work for the people, not the elites; it is time for economic democracy. As the school year ends, college students are coming home to a paucity of summer jobs and young adults are graduating …

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