The leveraged buyout, exploitation and punishment beating of Greece as warning to others. 11:45 May 11 0 comments
Red Banner issue 60 out now 13:18 Jun 22 0 comments
Red Banner issue 59 out now 17:46 Mar 28 0 comments
The Fake Banking Enquiry. More Cynical Theatre For The Downtrodden Irish Masses? 11:29 Dec 28 0 comments
Red Banner issue 58 out now 15:58 Dec 10 0 commentsmore >>
The Party and the Ballot Box Sun Jul 14, 2019 22:24 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason
On The Decline and Fall of The American Empire and Socialism Sat Jan 26, 2019 01:52 | S. Duncan
What is Dogmatism and Why Does It Matter? Wed Mar 21, 2018 08:10 | Sylvia Smith
The Case of Comrade Dallas Mon Mar 19, 2018 19:44 | Sylvia Smith
Review: Do Religions Evolve? Mon Aug 14, 2017 19:54 | Dara McHugh
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005
A bird's eye view of the vineyard
9/11 ? TAKE THE QUIZ! Sun Sep 15, 2019 05:29 | The Saker
Exclusive Interview with Russia?s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Sun Sep 15, 2019 03:29 | The Saker
Russia prevents Israeli airstrikes in Syria Sun Sep 15, 2019 02:47 | The Saker
Moveable Feast Cafe 2019/09/13 ? Open Thread Fri Sep 13, 2019 21:30 | Herb Swanson
President of Donbass Officially Announces Intent to Become Russian Federal District! Fri Sep 13, 2019 19:00 | amarynth
international | anti-capitalism | opinion/analysis Wednesday January 23, 2013 23:08 by Gale Vogel - Birds Eye View
Time is one of our most important resources. That this is continually wasted throught futile debate that is too often followed often by nothing.
Every moment is valuable. We can make more money, we can never make more time. That we waste this vital resource in so many ways is a shame. We waste it when it is free, we waste it when it costs. We waste it in futile debate about solutions to problems, some of which never were. We waste it through broken promises. We waste it by trying to buy it, by trying to give it away or sell it. Sometimes, the most valuable thing we can do is to sit still for a moment. Take stock, life is not a race. There is no urgency, and most certainly money is not the real priority that we have today. It is also certain that money is not the solution.
Officially it would appear that priority today is exclusively related to finance. Time spent is about money and repairing the extensive damage done to those wealthy while ignoring the damage being caused to most people. Time spent in futile pursuit is time lost, forever. Is it now that we should admit that the problem is not repairable? Like a broken, old and rusting heap that once was a car lying damp in a ditch, it cannot be repaired. If this analogy is indeed true, as it most definitely is for some, then a new car is perhaps the only remedy. A remedy, not repair to a human plight but the complete replacement of the driven system. It is true for some, those dying from stress, those taking their own lives out of frustration and despair are the same for whom this impasse will remain for their entire lives. We can make more money, we can make more material things but no ingenuity will ever make it possible for us to make more time. Money lost is a challenge. As with any challenge, time used correctly may allow us to rise to the challenge. The time we have lost is lost forever, let us not loose any more time.