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by Jessica
Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: 1-B Economic Inequality: The Outrage! FUTURE CONCERNS: THE SINGULARITY
Topic: Pitchforks And Torches Will No Longer Be Able To Stop The 1%
Replies: 28
Views: 12703

Re: Pitchforks And Torches Will No Longer Be Able To Stop The 1%

We will need AI safety measures first before the technological singularity consumes us but this is in direct conflict with the profit motive of the wealthy. Knowingly, the wealthy will fight tooth and nail to maintain their profits while jeopardizing all of humanity to the point of enslavement or ev...
by Jessica
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: 1-A Economic Inequality: The Outrage! TODAY'S CONCERNS
Topic: New Age Slavery
Replies: 37
Views: 13759

Re: New Age Slavery

The seeds of violence and a Civil War are being sewn by Donald Trump as he messages his supporters to commit violence if his political power is threatened. Doctor A writes in his post #20 of a chilling possible dystopian future, And so it will start. The vicious fight against those who enslave the p...
by Jessica
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Economic Inequality Rating App (EIRA)
Topic: FirstRateCrowd's EIRA
Replies: 24
Views: 9990

Re: FirstRateCrowd's EIRA

"Its The Economic Inequality Stupid" should be our new mantra. Elizabeth Warren's plan to break up big tech is not a simple matter and departs from the folksy wisdom of KISS, Keep It Simple Stupid. Controlling modern day markets is a risky business with unforeseen consequences. Surely the Economic I...
by Jessica
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Economic Inequality Rating App (EIRA)
Topic: FirstRateCrowd's EIRA
Replies: 24
Views: 9990

Re: FirstRateCrowd's EIRA

Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were not the first to want to tax the rich. FDR proposed a 100% tax on the rich and finally settled for a 94% marginal tax rate. Daily Kos FDR's Proposed Marginal Tax Rate Was 100% chloris creator ,Sunday February 24, 2013 https://www.dailykos.com/storie...
by Jessica
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Aspects of the BASIC CONCEPTS section as they relate to the Community Business Venture.
Topic: The Community Business Venture (A GENERAL OVERVIEW DISCUSSION)
Replies: 19
Views: 18865

Re: The Community Business Venture (A GENERAL OVERVIEW DISCUSSION)

The economic inequality noose is tightening around the necks of the 99%, squeezing the life out of us while economists such as Paul Krugman and others predict a recession at the end of this year or early next year. The system is rigged against us. I see in the previous post, Basically, it looks like...
by Jessica
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: 1-A Economic Inequality: The Outrage! TODAY'S CONCERNS
Topic: New Age Slavery
Replies: 37
Views: 13759

Re: New Age Slavery

To corroborate the previous post that the United States is no longer a full Democracy, The latest edition of “Freedom in the World,” Freedom House’s flagship report, has just been released. For the second year in a row, the United States had a score of 86, down from 94 in 2009. According to Michael ...
by Jessica
Sat Jan 19, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Economic Inequality Rating App (EIRA)
Topic: FirstRateCrowd's EIRA
Replies: 24
Views: 9990

Re: FirstRateCrowd's EIRA

The Trump administration's EPA wants to deregulate the oil industry by reducing the number of inspections and repairs of methane leaks at fracking wells guaranteeing an increase in climate change. These actions are a slow form of homicide with the conservative Republicans being the perpetrators; the...
by Jessica
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: 1-A Economic Inequality: The Outrage! TODAY'S CONCERNS
Topic: New Age Slavery
Replies: 37
Views: 13759

Re: New Age Slavery

I want to add an increase in loneliness and food insecurity as well as other inevitable outcomes as derived from economic inequality as stated in Sterling's post #18 under, The Community Business Venture. The list is growing and important to remind ourselves of the depth and magnitude of the toxic n...
by Jessica
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: 1-B Economic Inequality: The Outrage! FUTURE CONCERNS: THE SINGULARITY
Topic: Pitchforks And Torches Will No Longer Be Able To Stop The 1%
Replies: 28
Views: 12703

Re: Pitchforks And Torches Will No Longer Be Able To Stop The 1%

With today's usage of machine learning and machine teaching, we see an even faster growth in the development artificial intelligence due to self amplification leading to exponential growth. Anyone who saw the 1970 movie, Colossus: The Forbin Project, will clearly remember the scene where the USA and...
by Jessica
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: 1-B Economic Inequality: The Outrage! FUTURE CONCERNS: THE SINGULARITY
Topic: Pitchforks And Torches Will No Longer Be Able To Stop The 1%
Replies: 28
Views: 12703

Re: Pitchforks And Torches Will No Longer Be Able To Stop The 1%

Although it is recognized that new technology creates inequality, it is the wealthy people, not the technology, that actually creates income and economic inequality. Regulatory capture, money in politics, and legalized bribery all contribute to this fact. But do not blame the technology, blame the p...