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Love Had Three Different Definitions – Why Not Trade?

Love Had Three Different Definitions – Why Not Trade?

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The word 'love' had three distinctly different definitions in ancient Greece. I'm proposing that we use a similar sort of rigor in defining the use of the term "fair trade" in the model economy. The term is being used interchangeably in several different unrelated contexts. …

Single Parenting in the Global Economy

Single Parenting in the Global Economy

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Women make many choices that are alien to most men. Children are just one of many such choices. Women tend to approach life itself very differently from men. This is all hard wired into our biological, evolutionary base. Men will be more focused on career and making money as a…

Tibetan Refugee Camp

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The Mainpat Tibetan Refugee camp in Southwest India was the focus of a medical mission in 2008 and 2009.

Globalization and Metaphysics: An unlikely pair? Think again.

Globalization and Metaphysics: An unlikely pair? Think again.

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Globalization is an extension of a world view that has been imposing itself on the entire world for centuries. Nietzsche's "will to power" is an urge that is showing itself to be true in the context of the current global financial crisis. It depends upon a metaphysical interpretation of the…

Capitalism By Another Name: Sweeter Still

Capitalism By Another Name:  Sweeter Still

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We are in the only age where there is no cultural consensus about anything. People are making it up as they go along because there is no cultural point of reference. We need a new word or phrase to denote this system impelling accelerating change referred to by Marx…

Is The Obama Administration signaling a more protectionist trade policy?

Is The Obama Administration signaling a more protectionist trade policy?

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Where does the Obama Administration stand on the issue of free trade? The president has repeatedly described himself as a free-trade proponent who wants to be a “better bargainer” on behalf of U.S. interests and wants agreements to include labor and environmental standards. But actions often speak louder than words.…