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Cillian Doyle – Ireland: the Tax Haven that Dare Not Speak Its Name

If your top political figures need to constantly state that your country is not a tax haven, then the chances are it probably is a tax haven. And as the UN’s Philip Aston says, ‘When lists of tax havens are drawn up, Ireland is always prominently among them’. Following their investigation into the tax affairs of Apple, Senators Carl Levin …

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MILLENNIALS HAVE GOTTEN ROYALLY SCREWED: THAT’S WHY THEY’RE VOTING FOR BERNIE SANDERS

The newest generation of adults are demonized by older generations, all the while suffering our brave new world CONOR LYNCH In recent years, it seems like a cottage industry of sorts has formed around bashing the Millennial generation as a bunch of narcissistic, lazy, entitled, coddled, uninformed digital junkies who just can’t deal with the real world. Though older generations have always complained about youngsters being in trouble, this animus towards …

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The Vinyl Experience – 10.30.15

VE 244 A 10/31/14 Hard Rockin’ Halloween

Cream: Born Under A Bad Sign

Jim Carrol Band: People Who Died

Guns N Roses: I Used To Love Her

Alice Cooper: Welcomre To My Nightmare

Ramones: Pet Semetary

Frank Zappa/Mothers Of Invention: My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama

Metallica: The Four Horsemen

Howlin’ Wolf: Evil

Jeff Beck Group: Ain’t Superstitious

Ozzy Osbourne: Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

Rocky Horror Picture Show: Time Warp

The Who: Boris The Spider

Lou Reed: Halloween Parade

John Zacherle: Limb From Limbo Rock

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Amy Hoak – Boomers feeling squeezed by the rise in rents

Will high rents force boomers to move in with their kids? Rising rents have been cited as a reason millennials aren’t moving out of their parents’ basements. But higher rents could force some boomers to move in with their children. So says Don Lawby, president of the Real Property Management franchise, a property management company based in Utah. He says …

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Ask Beatty – 09.28.15

Did Pope Francis’s visit impact you in terms of how you might treat others more lovingly and respectfully? Did his powerful messages about injustice, inequality, mass incarceration, poverty and racism touch you on a deep level?

Beatty also talked about recent research that demonstrated how technology is interfering and potentially destroying our personal connections. (If we let it!)
She stressed the importance of our taking ACTION if we are serious about improving the quality of our lives and relationships.

And finally, Beatty will be on a panel ,”Does Sexy Have An Expiration Date?” on October 13th 2015, from 6-9 pm at the Hungarian Consulate in New York City. She stressed the importance of not allowing anyone, (including the media) to tell you if or how often you should be having sex.

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John P. Thomas – Artificial Clouds and Geoengineering: Public Exposed to Toxic Chemicals

What color is the daytime sky over your home? Is it a deep clear blue that seems to extend to eternity, or is it a milky blue or a thick hazy white soup that obscures the pristine blue of the heavens? Does it start out blue in the morning and then end up as a complete haze later in the …

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Interview with Patrick O’Neill, CEO of Amp Your Good – 08.27.15

Patrick O’Neill is the Founder and CEO of Amp Your Good. After graduating from West Point and serving on active duty in the US Army, he began a private sector career focusing upon real estate, energy, technology and social enterprise. He has founded, co-founded and led several companies and has served on the board of directors of for profit, not for profit, public and private companies. He is married and has four children and lives in NJ (the Garden State!) He enjoys skiing, science fiction, youth sports and cooking.

Current projects

The REAL food drive campaign – a national campaign – see www.realfooddrive.org –
Chefs Community Table – restaurant quality meals to help those facing hunger – Bhavani – if you get a chance – watch this video before the interview –
Curbing Hunger campaign

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George Monbiot – The Dawning

The first hour of the day, before the sun is over the horizon: this is the time to see wildlife. In the spring and summer, when no one else is walking, when there is no traffic and the air is dense, so that the sounds of the natural world reverberate, when both nocturnal and diurnal beasts are roaming, you will …

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Gail Tverberg – Deflationary Collapse Ahead?

Both the stock market and oil prices have been plunging. Is this “just another cycle,” or is it something much worse? I think it is something much worse. Back in January, I wrote a post called Oil and the Economy: Where are We Headed in 2015-16? In it, I said that persistent very low prices could be a sign that we are …

Gratitude

7 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Gratitude

The number one thing that mentally strong people don’t do is waste time feeling sorry for themselves. And while it can be hard to avoid self-pity at times, choosing to exchange self-pity for gratitude could be one of the most instrumental things you can do to improve your life. Whether you choose to write a few sentences in a gratitude journal, or …