Open Source is critical for Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Saurav Pathak, Bagisto Bagisto is a free opensource platform used to build an e-commerce store. In a time frame of just two years, the platform from India has got over 30k+ downloads, 3k+ Github Stars, built a community of 1500+ members and generated revenue of more than $300k. …
(Christopher England) On the topic of socialism, G.K. Chesterton once remarked, “I do not propose to prove … that socialism is a poison; it is enough if I maintain that it is a medicine and not a wine.” Chesterton’s point is that socialist reform proposals, even if they really do address an underlying economic crisis, should never be mistaken for true human flourishing, which always requires a substantial degree of self-sufficiency and independence. A man whose life depends on continual doses of strong medicine remains a sick man, and he cannot fully partake of the good things in life, such as drinking wine.
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(Tom Ozimek) Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and fellow Harvard University economist David Cutler argued in an essay on Monday that the pandemic will end up costing the United States $16 trillion, around four times the toll exacted by the 2007–08 Great Recession.
(Activist Post) The state of the New York City restaurant industry is in dire straits. July proved to be another disastrous month for restaurants, bars, and nightlife establishments across the city with a majority unable to pay rent in July, a new survey found.
(Good News Network) “A handshake’s a handshake,” said the lottery winner in Wisconsin who is living up to an agreement made with his buddy almost three decades ago.
(Michael Snyder) The coin shortage in the United States is becoming quite severe, and a lot of people are deeply concerned about where this might be leading us. But if you don’t run a business or deal with coins on a regular basis, you may not even know that it is happening.
(Emily Zanotti) Retail sales had an incredible rebound in May, according to economic experts, charging up 17.7% as stores and other businesses reopened following coronavirus-related lockdowns.
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(Mickey Megistus) If you’re doing the research (and the proper spiritual inner-work) while looking at all the pieces on the board, you can see, and verify, that humanity is currently making its gradual transition to a resource-based economy where money will no longer be needed.
(Brian Shilhavy) There has been much written lately about how the COVID-19 “pandemic” is being used as an excuse to usher in some kind of national “Medical ID” that could be used as a tool to control our daily activities, and be used as a requirement to do almost everything in society, from buying goods to travel to receiving medical treatment and beyond.