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Items filtered by date: September 2014 - The Clifford Hugh Douglas Institute for the Study and Promotion of Social Credit
Monday, 15 September 2014 22:58

Global Debt Clock

Some readers may already be familiar with the U.S. debt clock, The Economist also publishes a global debt clock which deals exclusively with national public debts...

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Friday, 05 September 2014 11:04

Humans Need Not Apply

The following video, entitled "Humans Need not Apply", has received over 2 million hits on youtube. It explains how the development of intelligent machines (computers, robots, etc.) now threatens many of the occupations that traditionally relied on brain-power

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