Commentaries

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Is competition in our blood?

February 6, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

I wrote “The Inconvenient Truth about Competition” and posted it to several sites including OpEdNews. There I received several comments from someone called Terrilian, which led to an interesting discussion. Unfortunately, various time, comment-length, and style restrictions enforced by the publisher of that site made it impossible for me to continue to respond to...Read more »

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Money, incentives and optimization of resources: Questions asked and answered.

January 31, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

  A gentleman on Facebook who uses the title King of Paupers as part of his username, recently posed some questions to me about the abolition of money in a comment he made to a post about the documentary “Ethos”. Here are his questions and my answers. I did not address his mathematical formula because...Read more »

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Open letter to CollapseNet and all other groups of a survivalist orientation

January 27, 2011
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

The following is a letter I wrote to the administrator of CollapseNet, but the message applies to other groups. I believe we are headed toward even more difficult times, but there are different ways to approach the problem. I have made a choice in the matter of which way to focus my attention and...Read more »

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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 »

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The 10 Greediest People of the Year

December 24, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
The 10 Greediest People of the Year

By Sam Pizzigati They came, they saw, they took it all. Welcome to the world where thieves have no honor, and those who hone their talents hammering the rest of us are lavishly rewarded. December 20, 2010 | // Hard times can be good times — for the aggressively avaricious. Where others see pain, they...Read more »

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Equal Pay for Equal Work Should Apply to Web Writers

December 22, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

By Kéllia Ramares Recently, a friend forwarded to me an article from AlterNet.org. It was a reprint from another progressive site. I went to the latter site to look up their writer’s guidelines because I was thinking of writing an article in response to the one my friend sent me. This publication has print and...Read more »

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Temporary Jobs, Permanent Bills: Time to Rethink Economics

December 21, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares
Temporary Jobs, Permanent Bills: Time to Rethink Economics

By Kéllia Ramares According to a New York Times article published on December 19, 2010, the US Labor Department reported that 80% of the 50,000 private sector jobs added in November were temporary as were more than a quarter of the private sector jobs added this year. The latter figure is startling in comparison to...Read more »

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Journalistic Objectivity and Economic Stories

November 19, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

Text of Speech at Indymedia Conference – Nov. 13, 2010 By Kéllia Ramares Hello, I’m Kéllia Ramares. Thank you for having me, and Happy Anniversary, Indymedia. Objectivity does not exist, in journalism or in any other sphere. That is what quantum physicists have been telling us now for nearly a century. The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle tells us...Read more »

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GOD ON THE TABLE: Attempting A Useful Discussion of Mankind’s Spiritual Future

November 1, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

by Michael C. Ruppert © Copyright 2010, CollapseNet, Inc.  Please Distribute Widely November 1, 2010 – Arguably, the cause of the collapse of human industrial civilization has been a fundamental disconnect in consciousness that has led humankind to tell itself that it is exempt from the laws of physics and nature – that infinite growth is possible...Read more »

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The Great Decoupling of Corporate Profits from Jobs

July 27, 2010
Posted By Kéllia Ramares

OpEdNews Original Content at http://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Great-Decoupling-of-Co-by-Robert-Reich-100727-334.html July 27, 2010 By Robert Reich Second-quarter earnings reports are coming in, and they’re making Wall Street smile. Corporate profits are up. And big American companies are sitting on a gigantic pile of money. The 500 largest non-financial firms held almost a trillion dollars in the second quarter, and that money pile is...Read more »

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