Gretta Vosper is a progressive United Church pastor, who believes the way we live is more important than what we believe. She believes this so much she wrote a book about it.
What if the financial sector was a democratic space. Would we have had the sort of melt down that occurred in 2008?
Joining five others, four parts of the Beams team will soon begin a year long study of Karl Marx's Das Kapital, following along to the free online lectures of David Harvey. Apparently we're not the only ones returning to Marx, as a general rebirth of interest in his work is globally underway. Here's a bunch of Marx resources, including the trailer for the new documentary Marx Reloaded.
It turns out that pirates, despite rumours to the contrary, were in fact anarchists. I know this because I was informed of this by a group of scholars, known colloquially as Piratologists.
Gabor Mate is a doctor and best-selling author. His totems are Gautama Buddha, Yeshua (aka Jesus), Karl Marx, Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud. Beethoven's in there too.
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