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New Senate Bill Combats Shell Companies United Nations Debates Tax Havens (tags)
Washington DC - A bipartisan group of Senators introduced the "Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings (ILLICIT CASH) Act" to stop the creation of shell corporations in the United States.
States Tackle Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges Rise (tags)
Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies.
Capitalism as Regressive Descent Society (tags)
The escalator is going down and no longer up as in the "social modern age." The social trend drives toward precariousness and the accompanying social descent. Social institutions and securities are being cleared away.
Growing Inequality Harms the Political Economy (tags)
Neoliberalism and finance market capitalism encourage creating money out of thin air, exploding inequality, precarious work and environmental destruction. Wages are not only a cost factor but an important demand factor leading to either investments or social blight.
NATO Preparing for War with Russia? (tags)
Obama Wants Regime Change in Ecuador (tags)
US Escalates Confrontation with Russia (tags)
Neoliberalism has brought out the worst inus (tags)
Bullying used to be confined to schools; now it is a common feature of the workplace. This is a typical symptom of the impotent venting their frustration on the weak – in psychology it’s known as displaced aggression. There is a buried sense of fear, ranging from performance anxiety to a broader social fear of the threatening other.
Tax Evasion and the Social State (tags)
The good social state invests in the social, in the education of children of the new lower classes... Taxes is the price we pay for a civilized society (Oliver Wendell Holmes).. The state share must increase in a developed society since ever greater demands are made on the state.
Europe in Crisis (tags)
Obama: Lot's of Noise, Little Change (tags)
We've been had.
California Becoming a Tale of Two States (tags)
Two reports highlight decline of middle-income jobs and growth of poverty-level and high-income jobs, and increasing social polarization.
Bush authorized raids on Iranians in Iraq: Rice (tags)
Recent U.S. military raids against Iranians in Iraq were authorized by President George W. Bush
Stop Biotech Bullies from controlling food (tags)
Senate Bill 1056 prevents local communities from having any choices about limiting biotech genetically modified crops in their town or county. Biotech lobbyists have Sacramento's politicians in Assembly Agriculture eating out of their hand..
Last throes for NeoCon deadenders? (tags)
With increasing shrillness & desperation, the Bushed Regime is pushing for more dictatorial powers for POTUS(Prez of the U.S.) Could it be that, despite their majorities in both houses in Congress and a fundamentalist death grip on the 'Supine' Court, the GOP NeoCon cabal still fears losing control of its rightwing march toward A New American Reich?
A Second Economy: Overcoming the Hurricane of Unemployment (tags)
"One of the problems since the so-called turn of 1989 is that the market is regarded as an ultimate natural law. The whole world was required to transform their economies into market economies.."
Eleven Arguments for a Basic Income (tags)
Social logic is more future-friendly than profit logic. With the end of cheap oil and the dollar crash on the horizon, a basic income would make the future human rather than predatory Social Darwinism, winner-takes-all, hire-and fire and right of stronger could be dinosaurs.
Global warming 'threatens rice yields' (tags)
"more than 50% of global rice supply would be negatively affected by increasing temperatures associated with global warming"
Input "Of paramount importance" not seriously considered by NOAA-NWS (tags)
Input by Patrick J. Neuman, Senior Hydrologist, sent June 5, 2003 for consideration in the NOAA-NWS Strategic Plan for FY 2003 - FY 2008 stated: ... "Of paramount importance is to greatly increase the application of climate information and knowledge to aid in the preparations for rapidly warming U.S. regional climates having increasing frequencies and extremes of excessive heat and humidity for longer periods of time" ...
Global Warming and Climate Change - connecting the dots (tags)
A collection of links to some stories I have been posting in the recent past, gathered together, which describe changes taking place in the climate around the world. Any one of these stories might not seem significant, but taken together they indicate that weather patterns are being disturbed and are changing around the globe, with the greatest changes taking place over the last three decades, and the rate of change has been accelerating in the last decade.
collective's "strategic silence" on Iraq (tags)
Several LA basedcollectives have recently met to discuss the administrations plans to go to war with Iraq. T
UCR Attacking Women of Color (tags)
Recent incidents at the campus of the University of California at Riverside show increasing bigotry toward women of color.
Indymedia Goes Static (tags)
We changed over the software to enable us to create static pages, increasing server capacity.