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    The Rise of New Models of Community

    Why they're emerging & what they need to succeed
    by charleshughsmith

    Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 4:14 PM

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    In my previous series on the erosion of community, I surveyed a number of conventional explanations for this decades-long trend and discussed 10 other potential factors in the decline of social capital. I concluded that economic need would likely be the driver of a resurgence of community—a need that will only become apparent when the Central State and the debt-based, consumerist-corporate system are no longer able to fulfill their implicit promises of welfare, subsidies, endless credit and secure jobs. In this next installment on community, we look at the possibility that new models are arising beneath the mainstream media’s master narratives that Everything’s fine and The Status Quo is both good and eternal.

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    Daily Digest 1/19 – U.S. Debt Crisis, More Airline Fees, Greece Denies Seeking Repayment Extension

    by saxplayer00o1

    Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 4:00 PM

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    • U.S. in Debt Crisis Without Spending Cuts, Pimco’s Kashkari Says
    • State Bankruptcy: An Idea That’s Ready for Primetime?
    • World Oil Price Edges Near To $US100
    • Local Food Pantries Seeing Record Number Of People Seeking Help
    • Buffalo Companies Decry China’s Rare Metals Policy
    • Travelers Should Prepare For More Airline Fees
    • Delta Warns That Higher Fuel Costs Could Erase Gains
    • Bill Would Raise Motor Fuel Tax In Nebraska
    • Belgium Raises Just 3 Bln With 10-Yr Bonds
    • Greece Denies Seeking Repayment Extension
    • Camden Police Will Overlook Some Crime Due To Layoffs
    • Chancellor Warns Of Tuition Increases In Light Of Budget Cuts
    • SD Governor Expected To Seek Deep Budget Cuts
    • Harrisburg Mayor Refuses To Sign Budget
    • Moody’s Cuts Troubled Pennsylvania City’s Parking Debt
    • Md. Group Protests Over Possible Medicaid Cuts
    • NM Governor Fights Tax Hikes As Lawmakers Return
    • Branstad Says Hundreds Of State Layoffs Necessary
    • SC House Budget Subcommittees Beginning Hearings
    • GOP Leadership Outlines ‘Familiar’ Plan To Trim $1 Billion From State’s Projected Deficit
    • Department of Health Welfare Proposes Cutting Costs By Calling On Volunteers
    • Bad Budget May Halt School Construction In Wash. State

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    Daily Digest – August 17

    by Davos

    Monday, August 17, 2009, 2:37 PM

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    • Welfare State (H/T DrKirbyLuv)
    • 1 of about 500 reasons why we work until August 12 for the government (Seen on MarketTicker)
    • Why “Normal” WILL NOT Return (Video)
    • Consequences be damned . . .
    • ICN, Video (H/T iDoctor)
    • Elizabeth Warren (Video, H/T Fujisan)
    • www.COP.Senate.gov (Warren’s full report)
    • Belated Sunday Funnies
    • Real Estate with Jim the Realtor (Video)
    • United States Postal Servcie Health Pension DEFAULT!
    • U.S. Banking crisis just BEGINNING
    • End of the Recession – Closed Monday’s

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    Daily Digest – June 29

    by Davos

    Monday, June 29, 2009, 2:35 PM

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    • New hope in war against deadly wheat fungus (H/T Fujisan)
    • Fading of the Dollar’s Dominance
    • CRE: TTTIIIIIMMMMMBBBEEEERRR (Chart)
    • FOMC (Output Gap and Inflation, Repost)
    • In the Inflation Camp (Repost)
    • Budget crisis forces deep cuts at Calif. schools
    • Numbers on Welfare See Sharp Increase
    • Exhausted Claims part II
    • News from 1930
    • FSN News Hour, 3rd Hour with Jim and John Part 3A and 3B
    • "Zombie Bank"

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    Daily Digest – June 12

    by Davos

    Friday, June 12, 2009, 3:03 PM

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    • Financial Sense News hour 3, June 6
    • Renegade Economist — 28 May 09 (8 minutes):
    • California contemplates ultimate reform – no welfare
    • Peter Schiff on CNBC, Hello Argentina or Mike Hello Argentina (H/T iDoctor)
    • 5 days after the fact: The Truth About Jobs (Video)
    • A Tale of Two Depressions
    • Behind on Car Payments? Torch it. Ditch it. Sink it.
    • Thunder Road News
    • Weiss – The Biggest Victim of the Debt Crisis
    • American Trucking Association Truck Tonnage Index (Chart)
    • Alexis de Tocqueville Still on the Money
    • Out for the Day, Deferring to Denninger and Point (Video)

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