Monthly Archives: November 2011

Herbert J. Gans nails our economic problem: More and more workers unwanted

Nice Op Ed piece in the Times today (Nov 24) by Herbert Gans (No, that’s not Herman Kahn) who points out that the old ways of getting rid of surplus workers in this extreme capitalist economy – wars, poverty, disease, … Continue reading

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The great Lynn Margulis dies from a sudden stroke at 73

One of the most forceful personalities and minds in science was suddenly taken from us by a stroke today (Tues Nov 22 2011). Lynn Margulis was an unusually strong character and for a biologist she had an unusually muscular mind, … Continue reading

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