8 Essential Steps to Radically Transform Our Economy

An economic system that serves everyone and the planet is necessary for our survival. Here are some guiding principles to get us there.   We’re running out of time. There’s spreading awareness of the institutional failure that is driving humans toward self-extinction, and related calls for a deep transformation of our economy. This is happening in every quarter, from college campuses to the Vatican to the U.S. presidential debates. Everywhere we hear calls for an economy that serves the well-being of people and Earth. Pope Francis has spoken of the social…

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Women’s World Cup: US beat England to secure place in final

The US will face the winner of Wednesday’s second semi-final between the Netherlands and Sweden in Sunday’s final. The United States have beaten England 2-1 to secure a place in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final, moving a step closer to defending their title. The three-time World Cup winners on Tuesday continued their fine form, having won their last 11 matches on the trot. The US began the game at France’s Stade de Lyon strongly, with Christen Press, on for the injured Megan Rapinoe, heading in the first goal after 10 minutes. Ellen…

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Famed automaker executive Lee Iacocca dies at age 94

Iacocca developed the Ford Mustang sports car and is credited with saving Chrysler from bankruptcy. Lee Iacocca – the charismatic executive of the US car industry, creator of the Ford Mustang and celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of business – has died at the age of 94, Fiat Chrysler said. Iacocca died on Tuesday at his home in Bel-Air, California, of complications from Parkinson’s disease, his daughter Lia Iacocca Assad told the Washington Post. “The company is saddened by the news of Lee Iacocca‘s passing. He played a historic role in steering Chrysler…

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