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An international student call for pluralism in economics

This republished open letter calls for the teaching of economics to take the real world into account and become responsive to current needs, in the service of society, rather than promoting a single ideology. Republished from The International Student Initiative for Pluralism in Economics

Disasters, disinformation, capitalist totalitarianism and the Population Growth Lobby

Big capitalism and the population growth lobby force people to live in dangerously risky conditions which by tradition they used to avoid. Only by returning power to the citizens via local and regional governments can we stop the population growth and the constant increase in accidents, corruption and diminished quality of life. To return power to local citizens, we need better laws to stop media ownership residing in so very few hands and being allowed to be the default 'information' conduite for government and the principle means of publicising candidates for election.

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