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Source: The Guradian

Dare to declare capitalism dead – before it takes us all down with it

Thursday 12:39 GMT

In the New York Times on Sunday, the Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz sought to distinguish between good capitalism, which he called “wealth creation”, and bad capitalism, which he called “wealth grabbing” (extracting rent).

Capitalism collapses without growth, yet perpetual growth on a finite planet leads inexorably to environmental calamity. Those who defend capitalism argue that, as consumption switches from goods to services, economic growth can be decoupled from the use of material resources.

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Source: CTV

Ontario cottage country town declares state of emergency due to flooding

Thursday 15:25 GMT

A town located in the heart of central Ontario’s cottage country has declared a state of emergency due to rising water levels and widespread flooding.

As for surrounding areas, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in the Parry Sound District said a flood warning is in effect for the region, which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the Territorial District of Parry Sound, and a northwest portion of the County of Haliburton.

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Source: Fox News

Ocasio-Cortez declares VA ‘isn’t broken,’ already provides top-notch care

Wednesday 14:31 GMT

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., claimed during a recent town hall event that the Department of Veterans Affairs “isn’t broken" and is actually providing “some of the highest quality” care to veterans. “All I can think of is that classic refrain that my parents always taught me growing up, is that: ‘if it ain't broke, don't fix it,’" she said in New York, as part of her argument against privatizing aspects of the scandal-scarred agency's work.


“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte