A Call for Borderfree Skype or Telephone Connections with the Afghan Peace Volunteers

by Hakim
Writer, Dandelion Salad
January 22, 2014

The Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul, with British and Swedish friends

The Afghan Peace Volunteers in Kabul, with British and Swedish friends

Dear friends,

“The political and economic mafia of Afghanistan and the world run this country with their guns and bombs,” says Abdulhai, a 17 year old Afghan Peace Volunteer. “We the people are rather helpless, unless we stand together.”

Abdulhai’s sentiment helps to describe what is needed in the Borderfree movement: ordinary people of our human family from all walks of life and from every country standing together to build non-violent alternatives under the same blue sky (symbolized by the Borderfree Blue Scarves), relating and working for a better, more equal world.

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M for Marginalism by Michael Hudson


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by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
January 22, 2014

Part M in the .

Malthus, Thomas Robert (1766-1834): British economist and spokesman for its landlord class. His Principles of Political Economy (1820) countered Ricardo’s critique of groundrent by pointing out that landlords spent part of it on hiring coachmen and other servants and buying luxury products (coaches, fine clothes and so forth), thus providing a source of demand for British industry, and part capital improvements to raise farm productivity. Continue reading