A Human Future, Topics of Interest

How to avoid the current global buildup of arms. We can feed the worlds hungry and more. Current active competition to develop a space elevator. Wernher Von Braun on the Mission to Mars.

Location: Canada

Saturday, February 06, 2010

out of the gate

Saturday, October 20, 2007
Feeding The Worlds Hungry
"Current global agriculture subsides run at close to $400b/year"
"If a 10th of 1% of the global economy were diverted to buy food prices for global producers would strengthen to the point where subsidies would no longer be necessary. Most global transactions pass through an institution. Each institution retains and diverts .1% of every transaction"
Feb. 06, 2010
Tobin tax
as a number of people have noted, it would raise enough money to lift the world's billion poorest people out of absolute poverty


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