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Renewable energy redoubles its global reach By Alex Kirby

As the world economy and energy use both grew in 2014, renewables continued their rapid rise− but carbon emissions did not.  LONDON, 27 June, 2015 − A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sectorʼs size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier. This expansion happened in a year when the global economy and energy …

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Greece is a sideshow. The eurozone has failed, and Germans are its victims too – Aditya Chakrabortty

Nearly every discussion of the Greek fiasco is based on a morality play. Call it Naughty Greece versus Noble Europe. Those troublesome Greeks never belonged in the euro, runs this story. Once inside, they got themselves into a big fat mess – and now it’s up to Europe to sort it all out. Those are the basics all Wise Folk agree on. Then those …

Demystifying Fascism: The Nightmare Years By Dr. Gary G. Kohls

I have in my library dozens of books that were written about the history of fascism and its politics, economics, religious affiliations and psychology that makes it succeed so often. That includes the varieties of fascism that were studied in Italy, Germany, Spain, Japan, Britain and America, among others. To my recollection, none of the lessons I learned from my …