If worker pay had kept pace with productivity gains since 1968, a full-time minimum wage worker would be earning $48,000 a year today.
Source: A World With a $24 Minimum Wage
Cuba is the most sustainably developed country in the world, according to a new report launched on November 29.The socialist island outperforms advanced capitalist countries including Britain and the United States, which has subjected Cuba to a punitive six-decades-long economic blockade.
Source: Cuba Found To Be the Most Sustainably Developed Country In the World | Portside
Is the stuff she identifies designed to insulate students from the ferment going on in biology or is just the outcome of educrats’ self-insulation…? Maybe both?
Source: Suzan Mazur on how the College Board skews students toward Darwinism | Uncommon Descent
Scientists are using high-energy pulses of electricity to turn any source of carbon into turbostratic graphene in an instant. The process promises environmental benefits by turning waste into valuable graphene that can then strengthen concrete and other composite materials.
Source: Lab turns trash into valuable graphene in a flash: ‘Green’ process promises pristine graphene in bulk using waste food, plastic and other materials — ScienceDaily
In light of the climate crisis, a movement is afoot to redefine prosperity in radically minimalist fashion.
Source: Beyond the Growth Gospel | The New Republic
‘If Mark Twain or John Reed were alive today and looking for work, would they find it at your newspaper or channel? Could Twain have a column? Would you carry Reed’s despatches?’ That was a question I put to several American editors and journalists in 2000. I was touring the USA as an Eisenhower Fellow More
Source: Making Rebellion Attractive: Why the Establishment Still Hates John Reed – CounterPunch.org