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The Curse of Financial Entrepreneurship (tags)
We are not prisoners of bad decisions made in the past. We can and should rein in Wall Street, break up its five giant “too-big-to-fail” banks, support local and state banks, resurrect the Glass-Steagall Act’s divide between investment & commercial banking, tax all financial transactions
95 George Bush Funders Are Now Jeb's (tags)
This is a list of some of those who funded George Bush and are now funding Jeb.
Public Relations - Propaganda as an Economic Branch (tags)
"The borders between skillful PR, dull propaganda and lobbyism and corruption are flowing. The only possibility for protecting oneself is to be informed as extensively and independently as possible. This is easier said than done; information costs energy and time and assumes a basic education."
TTIP: International Mega-corporations prevent social and ecological globalization (tags)
In the reality of international monopolist competition, narrow economic profit interests dominate to the disadvantage of broad prosperity gains. Protection of foreign mega-investors before indirect expropriation leads to a dispossession of nation state democracy.
Inhuman Capital (tags)
In polls many people massively criticize this system of market-conforming democracy and then vote for it with large marge majorities. This cognitive dissonance is the result of a reeducation of society. The values and norms are success and efficiency...
VIDEO: Neil Postman on "Technopoly," 58 min (tags)
If you don't teach history, learning may become a consumer product. What we think we know is a product and will change in the future. Learning is an historical process. Anything we know will be modified. There's psychology in what is seen first and second or not at all.
Less Growth = More Happiness (tags)
The question about alternatives to the dominant western model of life and greowth becomes increasingly urgent together with the looming-or already occurred-surpassing of Peak Oil. New measurements of prosperity include life satisfaction, access to health care and education
Growth Euphoria and Distribution Reality (tags)
The chasm between poor and rich opens even more. The uncoupling of growth and quality of life on one side and productivity and work volumes on the other side make clear that "business-as-usual" leads to growing problems. German GDP grew 300% with 20% fewer workers.
The formation of cooperatives doesn’t by itself eliminate competition (tags)
Wages — and thus the human beings who work for the wages — are commodities in capitalism, or any system in which distribution is monopolized or largely controlled by capitalist-style market relations.
Solo geniuses who scorn the society that provides the shoulders they sit on (tags)
Without educational institutions, a court system to enforce their interests, police and military to suppress dissent at home and abroad, and “free trade” agreements that promote corporate interests above human rights, billionaires would not be able to become billionaires.
The Occupy Wall Street movement, Engels, and the Theory of Socialism (tags)
The theoretical foundations of socialism as put forth by Frederick Engels in his book Anti-Dühring are still valid today and schould for the basis of the OCW movements around the world.
Product v. Process (tags)
Those who criticize the Occupation Movement see it and everything else as a product but what the OM is is process.
Let's Have Better Product Labeling (tags)
Product labels for the globalized economy. We need labels that tell us more than the country of origin.
Free Software & Internet Show Communism is Possible (tags)
Clay Claiborne of Linuxbeach looks at free software and the internet as empirical evidence that forms of communism are possible.
New Numbers for Progress: Alternative Growth (tags)
The GDP measures the wrong things and conceals destruction of the environment, unhappiness and injustice. Politics tries to force up the gross domestic product. But what if this standard does not measure the right things and leads to a misguided policy?
The State Invests and Memorandum 2008 (tags)
When the state invests, it ensures that the economy will grow faster tomorrow than today: new streets, better schools and new eco-techniques. In a few years we will all earn more. Even German bank president Axel Weber urges a state economic program.
¿Diabolic toys? (tags)
The massive withdrawals of toys in the United States has many facets
Virginia Tech: Laying The Blame (tags)
There will be a lot of blame dished out in the aftermath of the Virginia Tech massacre. But one element will be missing and that is the system itself. Capitalism and the society it nurtures will remain unscathed in the big business press.
Metal In your Food, Metal In Your Drugs (tags)
Making the population more responsive to the radiant arsenal....
Mankind's Salvation (tags)
Think of a few seeds, the size of a pin head, being able to grow in a bucket of rocks, using only water and sunlight together with the minerals in the rock to produce for you fine, savory, tender quality steaks, nutritious celery, cabbage, lettuce and avocado all from the same fast growing tree? Table quality vegetables and delicious, tender, ready to fry, broil or bake, Vmeate steaks for your family and all from a hardy, beautiful, growing tree!
Fair Trade for who? (tags)
by Steve Leighton A counter view to the Fair Trade Debate
LAST CALL FOR VENDORS for SIX DEGREES FESTIVAL in LOS ANGELES! (tags)
The Six Degrees Festival is looking to book vendors....
Tell the FCC: stop covert commercial propaganda on TV (tags)
On May 25th, Federal Communications Commissioner Jonathan Adelstein gave a rousing speech about the “most pernicious symptoms” of “increasing commercialization of American media,” including product placement and corporate shills in “news” programming. Email all four FCC commissioners today to require TV stations to make “clear and prominent” disclosure of all covert commercial propaganda, including product placement and corporate shills.
A MOM'S FYI: WHAT WILL I DO IF MY CHILD GETS DRAFTED? (tags)
Defense Technology Pepper Spray Dangers (tags)
Humboldt pepper spray defendents are dealing with a powerful corporation that manufactures pepper spray claimed to be safe. Prison inmates, homeless and mentally ill are subject to exposure to this same product falsely advertised as a "safe alternative".
The Icy Normality of Hunger (tags)
"World agriciulture in its present state of development could feed 12 billion persons.. The daily silent genocide of hunger that occurs in icy normality is not a fate. People are responsible.. For Rousseau, there was no natural law of capital.."
CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS - ALERTS PUBLIC TO KIDS RING RECALL! (tags)
CHILDREN'S RING RECALL - CONTAINS LEAD!
Microsoft's faulty code may lead to governmental regulation (tags)
"Legislatures could impose liability on the computer industry by forcing software manufacturers to live with the same product liability laws that affect other industries"
Digging a hole in our treasury (tags)
You thought 12 years of Raygun/Bushit were bad? Hell, they were just warming this trainwreck up. Despirate people are more likely to follow the leader into fascism.
Unintended Consequences (tags)
Soybeans Killing Rainforests Nine (9) easy steps that even lefties can understand.
EU ratifies UN Biosafety Proposal (tags)
"The protocol lets countries ban imports of a genetically-modified product if they feel there is not enough scientific evidence the product is safe and requires exporters to label shipments containing genetically-altered commodties such as corn or cotton."
An Anti-Commercial Manifesto (tags)
"Consumo ergo sum" - I consume therefore I am. Advertising confirms that the possession and use of goods brings happiness. The more goods are produced and consumed, the more happiness..Millions who hunger for feelings are fed..consumer products.."
Duct Tape Frenzy not so stupid (tags)
Worker Mitch Dudas, slaves away at organizing rolls of duct tape at Henkel Consumer Adhesives, Inc. in Avon, Ohio. The war profiteering company has increased production of duct tape 40 percent to satisfy the hysterical demands of a propagandized public. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Radio frequency (RF) identification chips coming--and SOON (tags)
From the--TopangaPeaceAlliance-- listserve
Animal Testing (tags)
why the hell do they test their products on animals?
"Evidence" against Osama bin Laden? (tags)
Give us EVIDENCE - not testimonials