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From Local Pants to Local Energy: The Case for Localizing Our Economies 30.6.2016 Truthout - All Articles
To reject the imperative of re-localizing our economies requires a great deal of denial and/or hubris, twin cultural delusions that are at the root of our existential predicament. We deny that the global model of endless growth and concentrated wealth is inherently unsustainable. Surviving ecological collapse … isn't there an app for that? Workers unload farmed cotton in the Andhra Pradesh state of India. (Photo: Jankie ) During a panel discussion this May on Community Choice Energy , a rapidly growing initiative in California and six other states that enables communities to seize control of local electricity services, I argued for the economic benefits of building out local, decentralized renewable energy assets such as rooftop and community solar arrays. I was followed by a panelist who chided my "misguided" belief in the virtue of locally-generated, clean energy. "Who cares whether our electricity is locally generated?" he quipped. "I've never heard of anyone demanding local pants, and local ...
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Indian-origin Deputy Mayor says saving London jobs his priority 30.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
London, June 30 : The man appointed as Deputy Mayor for business in London says his primary responsibility will be to safeguard jobs through the Brexit fallout.
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'Algo and HFT' technology, a scapegoat for corporate governance lapses 30.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, June 30 : The evolution of mankind into a superior species has been due to its supreme control over machines. For doing repetitive jobs without having human errors, machines are perfect. They deliver pre-defined outcomes with 100 percent efficiency.
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Britain in deep mess as Brexit unfolds 30.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
By Prem Prakash
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India stalling dialogue to avoid negotiations on Kashmir: Aziz 29.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 29 : Pakistan Prime Minister's Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Wednesday accused India of "avoiding" a dialogue with Pakistan as it would mean having to negotiate issues like Kashmir.
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Daily Digest: Dayton’s choice 29.6.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some items in the news worth a look as you start your Wednesday.
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Easing of FDI norms: Not actually a great leap forward 29.6.2016 Rediff: Business
India has not made the giant leap that was needed.
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CM Roundtable I: Surkh Salam – Besky 29.6.2016 Chapati Mystery
[The CM Roundtable is a new series that presents multiple, in-depth reviews of an exciting new book. Each new roundtable will conclude with the author’s response. We thank each of our distinguished panelists and the authors for engaging in this public dialogue. We aim to have each roundtable available as a single beautifully produced e-book available at the … Continue reading "CM Roundtable I: Surkh Salam – Besky"
Sri Lanka to focus more on India, China following Brexit 28.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Colombo, June 28 : The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday said it will focus more on Asia, particularly India and China, to boost the local economy after Britain, in a historic referendum, decided to pull out from the European Union.
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Wonkblog: 5 ways Trump benefits from the globalization he says he hates 28.6.2016 Washington Post
Wonkblog: 5 ways Trump benefits from the globalization he says he hates
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Despite dip in ties, Nepal-India engagement on track 28.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Kathmandu, June 28 : Despite the dip in bilateral relations -- particularly in the wake of a prolonged border blockade till only five months ago, Nepal's decision to recall its envoy and cancellation of the President's visit, bilateral engagements and planned meetings with India remain on track.
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Pak cannot conquer Kashmir through war: Ex- foreign minister Khar 28.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 28 : Pakistan's former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that Islamabad cannot "conquer Kashmir through war" and progress on the issue can only be made in an environment of mutual trust with India.
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Flexport CEO expresses some remorse in taking cash from Peter Thiel 28.6.2016 techCrunch
 Remember when we found out billionaire investor Peter Thiel is in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump? At TechCrunch Shanghai 2016, Flexport CEO Ryan Peterson, who has received significant funding from Thiel, candidly spoke about his discomfort around Thiel’s backing of Trump. “I don’t know what’s going on there,” Peterson told me on stage… Read ...
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'Post-EU exit, UK may seek trade accords with India' 28.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Singapore, June 28 : The United Kingdom is likely to explore direct bilateral trade agreements with India post the vote to exit from the European Union, thereby giving a boost to slowing UK-India trade, Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) said on Tuesday
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The antidote to Brexit: A strong NATO 28.6.2016 Washington Post: Editorials
As Britain leaves the European Union, the United States should reinforce NATO.
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Picking up the pieces from Seoul 28.6.2016 Hindu: Home
In the NSG context, India cannot wish away China’s power, nor can China wish away the support and goodwill India enjoys in the group.
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Sharif wrote to 17 countries against India's NSG membership: Aziz 27.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 27 : Pakistan's intensive diplomatic lobbying, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif personally writing to 17 prime ministers, prevented India from gaining entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), top Pakistani Foreign Affairs Advisor Sartaj Aziz said on Monday.
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Pak's diplomatic efforts foiled India's NSG bid: Sartaj Aziz 27.6.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, June 27 : Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs, has said that it was Islamabad's intensive diplomatic lobbying which prevented India from gaining entry into the 48-member Nuclear Supplier Group's (NSG).
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Shrinking spaces at the nuclear high table 27.6.2016 Hindu: Home
All is not lost in India’s bid to join the high table of global nuclear commerce by gaining membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), which saw a sharp setback at the NSG plenary in Seoul, Sou...
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The Brexit vote 27.6.2016 Hindu: Letters
Great Britain’s unexpected exit from the European Union has cast a huge shadow on trade prospects with Europe and the rest of the world at a time of deep global economic woes (“Britain casts a dark ...
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