Daily Archives: July 9, 2016

Your World from Space: from the ISS-International Space Station

         We’ll show you the planet, and open your world.

[earth-cast] Urthecast: Your World from the ISS-Int’l Space Station

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Brexit is a rejection of globalisation – by Larry Elliott

Brexit is a rejection of globalisation

Larry Elliott – Sunday 26 June 2016 – The Guardian

The EU has failed to protect its population from a global economic model that many believe is not working for them

 Does UK’s exit from the European Union mark the resurgence of nation-state? 

brexit2The age of globalisation began on the day the Berlin Wall came down. From that moment in 1989, the trends evident in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s accelerated: the free movement of capital, people and goods; trickle-down economics; a much diminished role for nation states; and a belief that market forces, now unleashed, were unstoppable.

There has been push back against globalisation over the years. The violent protests seen in Seattle during the World Trade Organisation meeting in December 1999 were the first sign that not everyone saw the move towards untrammelled freedom in a positive light.   Continue reading

The Huckster Populist – Donald Trump

The Huckster Populist – Donald Trump

By Robert Reich – July 6, 2016 – the NationofChange newsletter

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Donald Trump

The real Trump isn’t a populist. He’s a plutocrat. Above all, he’s a con man.

The tectonic plates of American politics are no longer moving along the old fault lines of “left” versus “right” or even Democrat versus Republican.

As we’ve seen this bizarre political year, the biggest force welling up is rage against insider elites in both parties, and against the American establishment as a whole – including the denizens of Wall Street, large corporations, and the mainstream media.    Continue reading

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 06 July 2016

Guyana – Capitol TV News Videos – 06 July 2016

Guyana Government News Brief – July 8, 2016

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – July 8, 2016