Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Without wisdom knowledge is robotic: tech is left brain fascism uber alles.
If it ain't growing it's dying: old business saying for corpo-world mentality.
In real life all growth has limits. See Macy story.  A bit smaller might even be better for investors--AND the planet.

These four stories, even only their headlines, make a story. one might call it found poetry, if it wasn't too strange. In Cyprus a couple years ago, banks declared all depositors to be investors. Hmmm...it meant that should the banks go under by making bad investments of its own it's investor/depositors would have to share in the losses. now these:

Greeks will have to declare to tax office even cash below 100 euro: More than 8,500,000 tax payers registered in Greece will be called to declare all moveable and immovable assets, their total "wealth", and even cash they possess even if it is below 100 euro.http://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2016/08/14/greeks-will-have-to-declare-to-tax-office-even-cash-below-100-euro/

Profits Plunge, Sales Drop at Macy's. Slashes Jobs, Closes Stores. Stock Jumps 18%: Brick-and-mortar retail sinks artfully into coma.http://wolfstreet.com/2016/08/11/profits-plunge-sales-drop-at-macys-slashes-jobs-closes-stores-stock-jumps-18/

Wisconsin National Guard ready to confront protesters in Milwaukee:
The US state of Wisconsin has activated its National Guard to assist the Milwaukee Police Department in the wake of continued protests against police brutality in the city.

Hillary Clinton's 'Erratic' Behavior Raises Eyebrows: What's going on with Hillary Clinton's health? That's a question many people are asking these days. There's a lot we still don't know about the mysterious health scare Clinton was hospitalized for what was later described as a blood clot on her brain.http://heatst.com/politics/hillary-clinton-health/