The Illusion of Money

January 24, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
The Illusion of Money

Real wealth or phantom assets? David Korten explores the difference between the kind of wealth that makes life better and the phantom wealth created by financial speculation. Originally published on Yes! Magazine by David Korten posted Jan 18, 2011   This is the third of a series of blogs based on excerpts adapted from the 2nd edition of...Read more »

Vision: Microcredit — Remedy for Poverty or Opportunity for Abuse?

January 24, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
Vision: Microcredit — Remedy for Poverty or Opportunity for Abuse?

One type of microcredit program is designed to serve the poor; another to maximize financial returns to program managers and Wall Street investors. Originally published on Yes! Magazine January 23, 2011  |   Photo Credit: AmazonCARES For more than twenty years, microcredit has been widely heralded as the remedy for world poverty. Recent news stories, however, have...Read more »

The World is sinking: Dubai islands ‘falling into the sea’

January 23, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
The World is sinking: Dubai islands ‘falling into the sea’

Dubai  Article originally posted by The Telegraph The islands were intended as the ultimate luxury possession, even for Dubai. The low-lying islands represent a vague shape out to sea when viewed from Dubai’s beaches Photo: AFP/GETTY By Richard Spencer, Dubai 9:30PM GMT 20 Jan 2011 But the World, the ambitiously-constructed archipelago of islands shaped like the countries...Read more »

PUBLIC STATEMENT FROM THE CREATOR OF THE “ZEITGEIST FILM SERIES”, PETER JOSEPH: RE: THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA ASSOCIATION CREATED BETWEEN “ZEITGEIST” AND THE TUCSON MURDERS.

January 14, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

It has come to my attention that various mainstream news organizations are beginning to run an association between my 2007 performance piece/film, “Zeitgeist: The Movie” and the tragic murders conducted by an extremely troubled young man in Tucson, Arizona. They are also slowly beginning to bleed the obvious line between my 2007 documentary work,...Read more »

The Inconvenient Truth About Competition

January 11, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

We are all supposed to find a job in the competitive job market. But how can we all do so when competition, by its very nature, creates losers as well as winners? By Kéllia Ramares In the recently concluded BCS title game in college football, the top two teams in the rankings went . head-to-head for...Read more »

New GOP Rep Doesn’t Think Sick Kids Should Get Health Insurance

January 7, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

Meet Diane Black, the new GOP congresswoman from Tennessee’s sixth congressional district. Like most all of her GOP colleagues, she’s eager to repeal health care reform. Why? Because she thinks it’s a really bad idea to require insurance companies to provide coverage for sick children: There is a mandate there that insurance companies must insure...Read more »

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