Uber has higher overheads than your local taxi company, and pays their workers less. Their business model is not efficiency, it is to develop local monopolies, and exploit labor. By @bigblackjacobin Via @GravelInstitute .
GreenMaps.US is a collection of national and state maps of Green candidates, local Green parties, elected officials. It includes free web sites for 56 canidates and local parties. This introductory video will teach you what you need to know. 7 minutes
Climate Change and Fertilizer Shortages are reducing food production, while monopolies are discouraging farmers from planting more. We should expect a second #ArabSpring. By one of my favorite bloggers, economist @matthewstoller. It is quite technical. 20 Minutes.
In Syria, democracy works brilliantly by devolving power to the local community as far as possible. Get ready for a huge culture shock. At first I could not relate. It took me a day to fully appreciate what they have done. Via @FaithSlayer202. 43 minutes.