Tag Archives: Economics

Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics — Quartz

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings … Continue reading

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Detroit Is Designing a City With Space for Everyone, Including Goats – Next City

A comprehensive approach to urban agriculture is rolling out in Motor City. Source: Detroit Is Designing a City With Space for Everyone, Including Goats – Next City

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Confronting the “Pull yourself up by the bootstraps” myth

Before worrying about whether people are pulling themselves up by their bootstraps, let’s make sure everyone has boots. A pervasive myth at the core of our society is the idea of “pulling yourself up by the bootstraps,” the idea that … Continue reading

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Story of cities #27: Singapore – the most meticulously planned city in the world | Cities | The Guardian

  Lee Kuan Yew’s vice-like grip on power helped create a byword for cleanliness, efficiency and safety. What lies beneath this ‘Disneyland with the death penalty’? Source: Story of cities #27: Singapore – the most meticulously planned city in the … Continue reading

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AIRTIME

AIRTIME from Sohini Tal on Vimeo.

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RSA Animate – The Power of Outrospection

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Online MBA: The Business of Fast Fashion

The Business of Fast Fashion ‘Fast Fashion’ refers to clothing and accessories that are designed to reflect current industry trends, yet produced using less expensive materials to ensure a low price tag. For the last two decades, clothing retailers like … Continue reading

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Logorama

Logorama from Marc Altshuler – Human Music on Vimeo.

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RSA Animate: The Truth about Dishonesty

Are you more honest than a banker? Under what circumstances would you lie, or cheat, and what effect does your deception have on society at large? Dan Ariely, one of the world’s leading voices on human motivation and behaviour is … Continue reading

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Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project

Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project from Swig Social on Vimeo.

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