Tomek Kniat

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The rise of collaborative consumption and the experience economy

An economy that values access and experience could mark the end of the age of ownership and hyper-consumption<p>Since the middle of the twentieth century, economic prosperity has been equated with a consumerist society with ownership at its core.<p>But in today’s hyper-connected world, this view of the …

When More Cancer Is Good for GDP Growth, We're Measuring Things Wrong

Environmentalists have been asking some pretty tough questions of economists for the last 50 years.<p>In <i>Natural Capitalism</i> Amory Lovins, Hunter Lovins …

Economics

Icelanders Overthrow Government and Rewrite Constitution After Banking Fraud-No Word From US Media · Guardian Liberty Voice

Can you imagine participating in a protest outside the White House and forcing the entire U.S. government to resign? Can you imagine a group of …

At least 194 children have been shot to death since Newtown. Average age: 6.

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>The NRA says arming more adults will protect children—but most are killed at home, …

CSEC watchdog muzzled, defanged: Greg Weston

The wish and 'a prayer' of keeping tabs on CSEC<p>The revelation that a little-known Canadian intelligence operation has been electronically spying on …

The Hemp Conspiracy: Why U.S. Hemp Farming Was Banned

<b>by Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer</b><p>For thousands of years industrial hemp was a common staple. It fed us, clothed us, housed us, sailed our ships …

Why the financial system's fairness matters

Whenever it's possible to fix a price for personal gain, someone is doing it<p>I didn’t study business before I became a business reporter. I studied …

9 out of 10 Americans are completely wrong about this mind-blowing fact.

OF-10

President Gauck's decision not to go to Sochi widely seen as a boycott | News | DW | 08.12.2013

President Gauck's office on Sunday confirmed a story published by the Spiegel news magazine that he would not travel to Sochi for the Winter Olympics …

Russia

Chris Hadfield went through customs upon return from Space, reveals Reddit AMA

<b>by</b> Lauren O'Neil Posted: December 9, 2013 6:56 PM Last Updated: December 9, 2013 6:06 PM<p><b>Categories:</b> Community<p>To encourage thoughtful and respectful …