Monthly Archives: May 2015

A City Where Everyone Works, There Are No Police, And The Salary Is 1200 Euros

Since the financial crisis began in 2008, Marinaleda has shot to fame — and so has its maverick mayor Juan Manuel , who earned the nickname,”The Spanish Robin Hood,” after organizing and carrying out a series of supermarket raids in a direct action protest last August. Basic groceries such as oil, rice and beans were […]

I want to give my precious niece Emelie the best life advice I know for a High School graduate!

  Emelie and all you other graduates of class 2015: Congratulations! Go out into the world and follow this advice and you will be fine!                                                             […]

Refugee and immigrant/emigrant flows in the world

I listened to a very interesting debate on Swedish-speaking Yle Vega radio about refugee politics in Sweden and Finland, concluding that policies in the two countries are very different and that Sweden shows much more solidarity towards people needing asylum. With the new Finnish government the difference will widen. Groups in Sweden who are against liberal Swedish […]

Ylvas permakultur

Jag har provat på permakultur – ett uttryck som används mycket men jag aldrig riktigt förstått innebörden av. Hjälp fick jag av en artikel i Kloka hem.

Hans Rosling at his best

I cried and laughed out loud when I saw the one hour BBC Documentary OVERPOPULATED and I learned a lot too.

Circular economy is the future!

It is not always easy to explain what circular economy really mens and especially the economy part of the theory. This is a 3.5 minute video about circular economy basics: Tim Jackson does a very good job explaining the economic part in this video: