Democracy Ends In A Flood of Bankruptcies - Utilitarianism is the idea that you do what is best for the largest number of people, but you find out what this by asking them. Since most people have lim...
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It should also be said that in the day since the rally, the messaging coming from UTR has become even more confused; a jumble of them crying that they were the innocent victims and crowing about how much ass they kicked.I'm not going to tell people to put their physical safety in danger, but given its position in society, the AltRight should make itself more sympathetic. Everything said about the Nazi imagery and the rest is being said by others.
We used state-level data from the U.S. Census Bureau for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010 for wages and immigration figures.A period with an oil and housing boom, two recessions, one of which was a financial collapse. All of which were far more important short-term factors for wages and unemployment. the most important factor is capital because wages are a function of labor and capital. The U.S. experienced a credit boom that ended in 2007. Rising credit supported wages, home prices, and demand for labor to build new homes.
The demand for migrant workers is driving up wages and encouraging some growers to mechanize.Legal visas are up. The wages of those who go through the legal process are up. The losers are illegal aliens and the businesses who relied on their labor.
More growers also are applying for "H2A" visas to ensure there will be enough workers available for the harvest.
"I haven't heard anybody complaining they cannot find labor, but I have heard complaints that there's not enough labor," said Mark Longstroth, a Michigan State University Extension Service tree fruit expert based in Paw Paw.
Wages for migrant workers are rising in Michigan as growers compete for their services. An estimated 90,000-plus migrant workers arrive in Michigan every year to help with the harvest, which starts with asparagus in the early spring and ends with the apple crop in the fall.
Migrant workers in the Great Lakes region were being paid an average of $12.28 an hour this spring, a 5.5 percent increase over the same time last year, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture statistics.
For a time, we lived off the moral capital of the past. But the election of Trump shows just how desiccated the mainline code has become. A nation guided by that ethic would not have elected a guy who is a daily affront to it, a guy who nakedly loves money, who boasts, who objectifies women, who is incapable of hypocrisy because he acknowledges no standard of propriety other than that which he feels like doing at any given moment.First, the concerns with "standards of decency" is essence of the cuck. The barbarian hordes are burning down the village, but he berates you for misplacing the salad fork while setting the table.
Donald Trump has smashed through the behavior standards that once governed public life. His election demonstrates that as the unifying glue of the mainline culture receded, the country divided into at least three blocks: white evangelical Protestantism that at least in its public face seems to care more about eros than caritas; secular progressivism that is spiritually formed by feminism, environmentalism and the quest for individual rights; and realist nationalism that gets its manners from reality TV and its spiritual succor from in-group/out-group solidarity.
But where are people going to go for a new standard of decency? They’re not going to go back to the old WASP ideal. That’s dead. Trump revealed the vacuum, but who is going to fill it and with what?There is no standard you dolt. There is diversity and some tribe constantly opposing Protestants and Catholics who would enforce standards.
I could describe a similar vacuum when it comes to domestic policy thinking, to American identity, to America’s role in the world. Trump exposes the void but doesn’t fill it. That’s why the reaction against Trump is now more important than the man himself.Like a star consuming itself as it collapses into a black hole, the Cathedral is no longer even observing the rest of the country let alone engaging with it. It is too difficult to face reality, they are still in the stage of denial. Brooks is probably also experiencing a psychotic break:
War/battlefield experience may also trigger a psychotic break: when reality becomes unbearable, the mind temporarily breaks with it.Go home Mr. Brooks. It will restore your sanity.
Symptoms of psychotic breaks vary greatly, usually depending on the circumstances of diagnosis or any contributary substance ingested. Symptoms can range from harmless, sometimes unnoticed delusions, to violent outbursts and major depression. The sufferer may also be unable to distinguish reality from fantasy (for example, believing that a dream really happened or experiencing hallucinations that appear to be real.) Where a bipolar disorder is involved, crying, grandiosity, insomnia, irritability, and persecutory delusions may all or severally manifest themselves as symptoms.
At one level, India’s beef ban is silly and frivolous. Surely, a nation that sees itself as an emerging superpower in the 21st Century has bigger things to worry about than to ask “Where’s the beef?”Taleb explained how the dictatorship of the small minority works. In this case, the Hindu majority is being more intolerant and defeating the Muslim minority because Hindus care about cows than Muslims care about eating/exporting beef.
And seen that way, the issue is silly, gimmicky and unsubstantial.
But there is another way of looking at it. Beef is just a symbol of a larger transition. This is much more than a war on meat. This is a great liberal democracy going through the process of redefining itself (against the expressed wishes of its founders) as a Hindu nation that has no time for the liberal tradition.
This is a much more fundamental change in India’s national identity than the world has realised. And this just the beginning. The transformation will continue, with profound consequences, not just for India but for the entire region.