I don't understand why people are going to fight each other instead of showing some solidarity and fighting the big banks and corporations.
It's just perfect for the banks to have every little town print their own money and everybody has to continue to use the banks to do serious business.
I hadn't realized how bad things are in France until I read this Spiegel article about Zarkozy's power grab, human rights violations and police brutality.
At the blog: 3/6/08: Fair Isaac: The impact of foreclosure, deed in lieu and short sale on FICO scores
Dec 7, 2:35 PM (ET)
November 2008 will mark the 12th anniversary of e-gold's debut as an alternative global payment system enabling Users - individuals or businesses - to receive payment in gold at extremely low cost and without risk of the sort of payment reversals that characterize all credit bas
I was listening to public radio Las Vegas on my way home from town and they were broadcasting a town hall meeting about the economy.
One of the speakers was from the Salvation Army and according to him, they normally have about 150 bell ringer jobs and barely have enough people. This year they got over 1000 applications.
Trado will make credit reports, FICO scores and collections obsolete.
Unfortunately, many people are being harassed by collectors, face foreclosure or struggle to keep up with their credit card debt. So I decided to start a new forum with credit scams to avoid, how to deal with collection calls, foreclosure, etc.
Here I am just voicing an idea I have been toying with.
Background - I am influenced by parecon, and believe industry should be responsible for providing for the people's actual, democratically expressed needs and desires, rather than just producing whatever it can and convincing us that we want it.