Options The Media Squat with Douglas Rushkoff: Playlist from May 25, 2009 Options

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Options May 25, 2009: Debt is not a good product

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Douglas Rushkoff  Debt is not a good product   Options
Douglas Rushkoff  NYTimes magazine - as if to convince to get back into the swing of all this   Options
Douglas Rushkoff  Dr. John - Deal (by the Grateful Dead)   Options
Douglas Rushkoff  Zhenya Fomin started Green Homeworks, a sustainable contracting business, as a side project in hopes of making a small difference in his community and world. Over time it has turned into a flourishin   Options
Douglas Rushkoff  design and planning. Zhenya is currently attending PA University to complete his masters in sustainable design.   Options
Douglas Rushkoff  Porno for Pyros - Thick of it All   Options
Douglas Rushkoff & Miquela Craytor  conversation with Kevin Hughes, bond trader, Smith Barney What the hell is a bond?   Options
Douglas Rushkoff  Ramones and out   Options

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  7:12pm Charles-A Rovira:

Is anyone there?
  7:13pm Brian Oregon:

The video is really good Jeanene!
  7:14pm Charles-A Rovira:

Hi Brian
  7:15pm Brian Oregon:

Hello Charles.
  7:15pm Brian Oregon:

The level of "the market" is an indicator of the power of the plutocracy over the rest of society.
  7:16pm Charles-A:

Keep listening because he's got a good guest coming.
  7:16pm Brian Oregon:

The stats show that something like 85% of stocks are owned by 10% of the population, even considering mutual funds, etc.
  7:18pm charles-A:

Its less that that. Controlling interest is much more controlled
  7:19pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

Your my hero
  7:20pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

Your my hero
  7:21pm Charles-A.:

I'll take that as a good thing. :-)
  7:22pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

Green is good but do you make money?
  7:22pm Charles-A:

You make money, but you start small and THEN grow.
  7:24pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

Are you union? Unions dont like you,
  7:25pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

Unions are afraid of you
  7:25pm Charles-A.:

I'm pro-union, but I'm currently unemployed
  7:28pm Charles-A.:

I don't think fear is the right way to motivate people to give their best
  7:28pm Brian Oregon:

Oregon Institute of Technology has a BS program in renewable energy engineering.
  7:31pm Brian Oregon:

and at OIT they are building a geothermal power plant for the campus -- not ground source heat pump, but actually using 200 degree water from a well that will produce steam to drive turbiens to make the electricity to run teh campus.
  7:32pm Charles-A:

That would be good to take.

I love the idea of running on geo-thermal
  7:34pm Charles-A.:

Now Douglas is talking bonds...
  7:35pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

I have been very lucky, I have been UNemplyed 4 weeks since 1976, I have always had a job.
  7:35pm Brian Oregon:

(My house here in Klamath Falls Oregon has its own geothermal well that heats our tap water (no water heater!) and runs through a radiator to heat our house in the winter. This is one of the few neighborhoods in the US where (some) people have domestic geothermal wells.)
  7:36pm Charles-A.:

I've got a spotty job history. I make good money, when I make it, but its spotty.
  7:37pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

I'm a floor cleaning specialist. However in this economy floors take a back burner. To the Bottom line in the shopping malls
  7:38pm Charles-A.:

My heavens, I had a friend who used to live in Port Angeles.
  7:39pm Sr.hairy Hymen:

this is a cools show
  7:39pm Charles-A.:

As the shopping malls get stressed, the dirt on the floor is not their top priority
  7:42pm Charles-A.:

Douglas and his guest are talking about bonds (not James Bond, :-) and I like the guest. Kevin Hughes is a bond trader who makes sense.
  7:45pm Charles-A.:

I used to program bond calculations to 11 digits on either side of the decimal point.
  7:48pm Charles-A.:

You still there Sr.hairy Hymen ?
  7:50pm Charles-A.:

How about you, Brian Oregon?
  7:53pm Charles-A.:

  7:53pm Brian Oregon:

Still here...
  7:55pm Charles-A.:

Thanks. :-)
  7:57pm Charles-A.:

The problem partially started when the bond rating firms took junk and re-classified it as AAA.
  7:59pm Charles-A.:

Lets hope we're still alive when the system recouver
  8:01pm Brian Oregon:

Or hope for some post-plutocratic system of getting resources to the people who need them (where profit is not the primary goal).
  8:02pm Brian Oregon:

They changed the Mt Hoe call letters -- it IS wMFU now.
  8:08pm Brian Oregon:

um, Mt. Hope...
  9:29am noah:

suze orman. pronounced like. suzy.
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