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Solidarity is not a Business (tags)

Private charity is the result of neoliberalism. Real services of general interest need global solutions... Ensuring that school buildings and education are intact is not a private responsibility, but a public one. It would be a mistake not to always insist on this public responsibility.

Lessons in Nazi Trivialization and Russophobia (tags)

Gabriele Krone-Schmalz warns of a relapse into simple-minded thinking and cold war stereotypes. Could not Russia be acting out of a strategic defensive and trying to maintain its sphere of influence> Who acts and who reacts?

PHILIPPINES: Sending 9-year-olds to jail is height of cruelty to poor (tags)

Members of Akbayan party-list together with child rights advocates today trooped to the House of Representatives to call on legislators to abandon plans to pass a proposed measure that would lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from the current 15 to 9 years old.

LA Solidarity Protest Rally For Japanese American Apparel Workers Who Face Loss (tags)

American Apparel Workers Union Japan

Ethics and the Profit System: Global Change of Values Necessary (tags)

Profit-making is not profit-maximizing. From the magic word profit-mongering is derived the absurd unequal distribution of wealth, cheating of consumers, the exploitation of workers and ultimately the abolition of democracy. An invisible hand makes business profit into common good

Philippines: Fast-track legislation to end hunger (tags)

Akbayan party-list today reiterated its call for the enactment of urgent reforms to address and stave off incidence of hunger across the country.

Russian Airliner Crash: Phony ISIS Claim of Responsibility (tags)

Russia

Anti-Palestinian Viciousness Rages (tags)

Israel

Neoliberalism Blames Individuals for Inequality (tags)

In neoliberal theories, social justice is not a meaningful category and social inequality is a necessary result of market processes. Performance justice is a necessary illusion. Responsibility for poverty and misery is often shifted to individuals with the worst genes.

Pope Francis Calls for UN to Address "Oppressive" Lending (tags)

Obama Talks Peace, Wages Endless Wars of Aggression (tags)

Syria

US Media Ignore US Responsibility for Refugee Crisis (tags)

refugees

Guatemalan President Resigns: Faces Corruption Charges (tags)

Guatemala

Two Reports on Yemen Ignore Obama's Aggression (tags)

Yemen

From the Free Economy to the Share Economy (tags)

n 1970 the economics Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman argued the social responsibility of business was only maximization of its profits. This is not true any more today. The responsibility of businesses goes beyond profit maximization. More can be demanded of those with power/

Illegitimate Show Trial Sentences Gaddafi's Son to Death (tags)

Libya

Washington Blocks Security Council Action on Vital Yemeni Humanitarian Needs (tags)

Yemen

Homo Economicus and Dethronement of the Profit Principle (tags)

Max Frisch summarized economism int he formula: "what brings profit is rational." Economism is a business ethics conception, a justification theory for profit maximization that declares ethics superfluous. Ultimately this is an "ethic" without morality.

Ignored Root Cause of Occupied Palestine Violence (tags)

Israel

Kiev War Crimes (tags)

Ukraine

Obama Doublespeak Duplicity (tags)

Obama

Putin Blames West for Ukraine Conflict (tags)

Ukraine

US Threatens Russia (tags)

Ukraine

Sham Syrian Peace Talks (tags)

Syria

UK War Crimes Exposed (tags)

anti-war

Making War, Not Peace, in Syria (tags)

Syria

Haitian Cholera Victims Sue for Redress (tags)

Haiti

They frack because clear air and water aren’t profitable (tags)

Newly developed fracking techniques represent an intensification, yet a special law known as the “Halliburton loophole” exempts fracking from federal regulations.

The Responsibility Lie (tags)

Responsible in little things and powerless in big things, the end consumer should compensate for mistakes committed by large powerful organizations. A kind of crowd-sourcing of the sense of responsibility occurs... Real problems can only be solved through structural change.

Another Israeli War Criminal of the Year Award (tags)

police state

Reinventing Guatemalan History (tags)

police state

The Competition Ideology - the Greatest Evil of our Age (tags)

The competition ideology has been hammered into our heads for thirty years. Claiming better outcomes are generally realized when everything is poisoned by the competitive is pure ideology. Competition that exceeds the limits of its useful fields orders murderous measures.

Faith Leaders Respond to Blackout Coverage of LIBOR Scandal by ABC World News and NBC Nigh (tags)

Faith Leaders Respond to Blackout Coverage of LIBOR Scandal by ABC World News and NBC Nigh

Insurgents Named Responsible for Syrian Massacres (tags)

Syria

Heated Anti-Assad Rhetoric Promotes War (tags)

Syria

Against All Rules (tags)

The core of all western-individualist ideas of justice is the principle of personal responsibility. Everyone is responsible for the consequences of his/her actions. This motivates as well as disciplines. "We punish the virtuous and reward the squanderers."

The Worthless Value System of the Financial Branch (tags)

The Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman wrote: "In a free economic system, there is only a single responsibility for the actors. Businesses must be carried out for the greatest possible profitability." To believers in the self-healing market, questions about guilt, humility and pangs of conscience must sound like questions from another world.

Bipartisan Deal to Slash Medicare and Medicaid (tags)

class war

Occupy The Courts (tags)

Please Sign the petition to amend the Constitution for revoking corporate personhood at: movetoamend.org

S. Korea: Call for Int'l Solidarity (tags)

The Network for Global Activism released y'day the following urgent appeal for int'l solidarity...

New York Times Support for Imperial Wars (tags)

corrupt media

Venezuela's New Social Responsibility Law (tags)

media

BTL:Japan's Multiple Nuclear Power Plant Failures Should Move U.S. Toward a Phased Closure (tags)

Interview with Dr. Ira Helfand, past president and current board member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, conducted by Scott Harris

Oil Pollution and Organized Irresponsibility (tags)

The question of the responsibility of corporations is raised in principle in the historic environmental disaster at the Gulf of Mexico. The legislation leaves open many loopholes.

The Culture of Mistrust (tags)

"Total mistrust prevails on the financial market. How can the state restore trust when trust in the state was decried for years? When all public affairs are changed into private affairs, citizens only see themselves as private citizens and the state becomes a business.."

On the Psychology of Neoliberalism (tags)

The claim of non-wage benefits was stylized as social misuse, recipients of high incomes as achievers and unemployment as personal responsibility. According to this ideology, the optimal conditions for gaining profits lead to prosperity for all.

Neoliberal Definitional Power (tags)

"What is central is ending the constant expropriation of employees, not the expropriation of entrepreneurs." Market fundamentalists stylize every tax as expropriation as though they had no responsibility for paying for roads, schools, health care, police, fire departments and water-food supervision.

AUTO-NOMOS: BREAKING THE EGGSHELL OF EMPIRE (tags)

Thousands of “build rather than plead” organizations, collectives and communities are already emerging all over the planet and as they rise against subjugation and greed they strengthen and multiply. It the Zapatistas in Mexico and the Sans-Papiers (Sin Papeles) in Europe, it is the farmers in Brazil (Movemiento Sin Tierra) and the Basques in Catalonia, it is the indigenous people in Ecuador and the Palestinians in Gaza, it is the squatters in London, and the Mapuche in Chile, it is Via Campesina in Central America and In Our Hearts in New York City, it is Indy Media in Los Angeles and the Red Ponchos in Bolivia… It is a global movement that is not loyal to any authority, ruler, nation or religion, but rather to the calling of the heart. And don’t let the corporate media make you think that we are few, small and powerless. This global movement is 2.5 billion strong and rising fast.

Making Profits and Not Dismissing Workers (tags)

Having money is not reprehensible. But thinking I am an achiever and make my life myself is incompatible with the Christian faith. Productivity is a grace or gift. The pressure to perform is brutal. Many are in such a hamster wheel they no longer reflect about the meaning of the whole and the shortness of their life.

Press Release For Canadian Tent City Ruling (Oct. 24, 2008) (tags)

Now legal for homeless to erect 'temporary shelters' in city parks.

Celebrate Constitution Day On The 221st Anniversary Of The US Constitution (tags)

Tell her you still love her after all these years. Who? The Constitution! Join us 17 September 7PM in Los Feliz

The Forgotten Priority of Labor Over Capital (tags)

Politics is responsible for a social market economy and its rules and structures. When the state is reduced to only setting the framework for competition and then appeals to the responsibility of individual entrepreneurs, one falls at once in a neoliberal trap.

Without Ethics the Economy Runs into the Wall (tags)

Only 27% of Germans think the population benefits when business does well. Only 40% believe the economy and the population sit in the same boat. With tendencies to screen itself socially and give priority to its own goals, the economy loses the important capital of trust.

Bishop Huber on the Increasing Cisis of Trust in Society (tags)

Responsibility for fellow-workers is just as important as responsibility for profits. The growing mistrust toward the economic elite changes directly into mistrust toward our political system. To find ourselves and affirm human limits, we need persons who share our hopes and suffering

Father confessed to murder of his children by throwing them over the Dauphin Island Bridge (tags)

This senseless tragedy is hard for most people to process.

AFRICOM: Wrong for Liberia, Disastrous for Africa (tags)

Just two months after U.S. aerial bombardments began in Somalia, the Bush administration solidified its militaristic engagement with Africa. In February 2007, the Department of Defense announced the creation of a new U.S. Africa Command infrastructure, code name AFRICOM, to “coordinate all U.S. military and security interests throughout the continent.”

MIWON still covering for LAPD mayday attack (tags)

MIWON march 'leaders' still backing lapd statements blaming activists for the designed police assault.

American Justice: Hicks Tortured, Rumsfeld Exonerated! (tags)

The now infamous Donald Rumsfeld has avoided legal responsibility for the extremely controversial ruling he made in December 2002, which effectively allowed the U.S. military to utilise torture methods against their perceived or imagined enemies. An American court ruled that Rumsfeld had no case to answer due principally to the fact that as Secretary of Defence he was IMMUNE from the charges! One Law for you and another for me! If the public ever wondered why Bush, Blair and Howard appear unconcerned over the prospect of war crimes charges, perhaps the Rumsfeld decision sheds some light on the matter.

Good stiff drink (tags)

Needed

Governing against the People (tags)

The dream of 1989 that democracy and capitalism can be reconciled fades.. Elected governments orient their decisions in trans-national groups and global finance markets.

Criminal Empire (tags)

Move over Mafia, Cocaine cartels, Russian, Balkan, Cuban groups, Triads and numerous other criminal organisations – the U.S. State is taking over! Today, the methodologies of the American State cannot be distinguished from the methods of organised crime. The latest executions of Saddam’s cronies and the newly signed deal to allow American Oil Companies unprecedented access and open slather exploitation of Iraqi Oil reserves leave little doubt regarding the real intentions of the illegal invasion. The Washington line of spreading ‘liberty’ and ‘democracy’ will go down in history as a feeble and transparent charade. Nevertheless, America has proven that caveman tactics of brute force and mindless violence (over 655,000 dead) succeed in satisfying immediate needs. It has also become apparent that the USA is unable to see the untenability of its actions in the long term – America has failed to assess the real costs of its morally bankrupt actions!

Christian Morality and Economic Reason (tags)

Finance capital circling anonymously around the globe seeking only short-term profit must expect the resistance of the affected and of the church that turns to the affected. The question is who profits from globalization.

A Case for Impeachment (tags)

When the people marched protesting against war and torture one of the demands was impeachment. Now that the new congress will be installed with a Democrat majority will the people still demand impeachment?

Daniel McGowan and codefendants take non-cooperation plea agreement (tags)

We would like to inform everyone about the events in court today. After months of negotiations and consideration, Daniel, along with Jonathan Paul, Joyanna Zacher and Nathan Block, pled guilty to some of the many charges. We cannot emphasize enough what an extremely difficult decision this was for Daniel and we will continue to give him our full support.

Cheney knew. (tags)

....knew and covered it up for years.

Beyond the Border, Sharing Responsibility for Immigration (tags)

A public forum designed to empower and inspire people to take responsibility for creating a fair, sustainable, environmentally friendly development plan with Mexico. Doing so addresses a solution to the root cause of illegal immigration.

My letter to the Mayor about the farm (tags)

The city of Los Angeles has a solemn legal and moral responsibility to protect the health, safety, and welfare of its residents. That responsibility demands the city's immediate intervention on behalf of the South Central Farm.

Populist #27 (tags)

Power of the Executive Branch

Populist #26 (tags)

Responsibility and War Powers

George Bush and Tomoyuki Yamashita (tags)

With great power comes great responsibility, and when you’re “commander-in-chief” that means responsibility for the crimes of your troops. 60 years ago this month, American troops executed a Japanese general using precisely that argument.

Anti-Sweatshop activists demand Levi’s take responsibility (tags)

Sweatshop Watch, a California-based coalition working to end exploitation in the garment industry, joined Billionaires for Bush, a group that uses humor and street theater to expose corporate greed to protest sweatshop labor.

Populist #18 (tags)

On the Judicial Branch, continued

Selling off the Social State (tags)

Attitudes are the only disability. If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. "Social solidarity with the sick is eroding. The solidarian security from risks is the prerequisite for personal responsibility."

Populist #12 (tags)

Deficiencies of Our Current Federal System, continued

Suspicious? (tags)

“You Decide”

Smash Tyranny (tags)

The dynamics of tyranny are the same the world over. People with power over people with none abuse that power through intimidation, violence, and coercion. It doesn’t matter if it is a teacher picking on her student when the door is closed or war. Same shit, different pile.

Torrance restaurant attacked over meat and unions (tags)

On Monday morning, a McDonald's in Torrance was spray painted with bizarre slogans denouncing the international burger king. Responsibility has been claimed by the Animal Liberation Front (ALF).

Beyond Violence and Domination (tags)

Responsibility is completely ignored by fundamentalism of all origins. Fundamentalism thwarts the change to mature towards human autonomy.

Fetishist Rumsfeld (tags)

"With Rumsfeld, one enters a plane of freely-floating aggressiveness not bound to any principles or any special competence. Psychological textbooks know unbridled ruthless tyrants as failures. Rumsfeld may be a successful cross-breeding.."

Top 100 'poor' on social impact (tags)

A new report by a pro-business consultancy reveals corporate responsibility is sorely lacking among the world's top 100 firms, especially in the US.

ABDICATED RESPONSIBILITY (tags)

We do in large part bear much responsibility for the events that are transpiring, in Iraq as well as here at home ... We have sold our souls on the marketplace in exchange for the Wal-Martization of America.

The Arab Baath Socialist Party May 4th 2004 Statement!!! (tags)

Free President Saddam Hussein!!! Victory to Iraqi Arab and Islamic Armed Resistance!!! Death to Zionist AmeriKKKa!!! Join the Iraqi Resistance Solidarity Network On Line News and Views Forum http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Iraqi_Resistance_Solidarity_Network

Madrid: UN's credibility critically wounded (tags)

With the UN's quick condemnation of the Basque group ETA for Madrid's carnage, a sad new triumph of politics over truth was born. And a lot of UN credibility died in its birth.

Madrid Atrocities:Who is responsible? (tags)

NO TO TERRORISM-STATE OR INDIVIDUAL

Madrid Counts its Dead (tags)

Spain used to be hit by a traditional car bombing terrorism dued to the separatist ETA group. The bombings that caused death to 198 poeple in Madrid would be more comparable to an Al Quaeda scale terror act. This is Spain's first state-sponsored terrorist action.

Corporation as Psychopath (tags)

Management guru, Peter Drucker: "If you find an executive who wants to take on social responsibilities, fire him. Fast." chair of the libertarian Cato Institute, William Niskanen: says that he would not invest in a company that pioneered in corporate responsibility.

The Crucial Alliance (tags)

Representative Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) proposes an immediate US retreat from Iraq. Fighting back in the Terror War is not optional, but that doesn't stop Kucinich. He'll grant a victory to terrorists as long as it helps take down president Bush.

KOBE posting as the JDL. (tags)

Lately, KOBE has decided to be open about its connections to the JDL and has been posting as "JDL."

A Webmaster's 25th hour - News.com Interview with Sherman Austin (tags)

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Annan sees World Order in Crisis (tags)

"The United Nations was forced to an outsider role by the Iraq war, Annan grieved. `What are the rules when we consider allowing preventive strikes or wars? Who makes the decision? Was Iraq only an exception or is it a precedent?'"

Bush Press Conference: "I Am A Lying Homophobic War Criminal" (tags)

pResident Bush took responsibility for his lies in the state of the union speech in January where he made his case for a war on Iraq. He also expressed his disdain for gay marriage, and lied about the outlook for the economy. Abusing his power to make the case for war makes Bush a terrorist under the Patriot Act.

Children's rights? (tags)

Those who sexually prey on children will love this plank. They would probably be immune from prosecution unless it could be proven they forced the child in some sexual act.

Forgive Absolutely (A.K.A. The Way of Honour) (tags)

representing all fun and honour

Forgive Absolutely (A.K.A. anger dishonours all victims) (tags)

highest sacredness

Dow Chemical's lack of responsibility in Bhopal the Press Release issued by the company (tags)

Dow Chemical's excuse for not being able to acknowledge their reprehensive actions in Bhopal. In short, the company fears creating precedence for other major companies and their refusal to jeopardize their stockholders.

How to carry your responsibility under any state terrorism act? (tags)

A true case based documentation review versus reality and the different viewpoints of terrorism.

BTL: U.S. War Against Baghdad Could Result in Use of Nuclear Weapons (tags)

Interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, Nobel Peace Prize nominee and founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility conducted by Melinda Tuhus

Corporate responsibility (tags)

Tuesday, Oct. 1st- Nationwide call-in day to get Staples to stop selling products made from old-growth forests!! Call 1.800.536.6676 to let Staples know that as the largest, and fastest growing office supply chain in the US, they have a responsibility not to sell our old-growth forests as office paper and pencils!!

Is September 11 driving you nuts? (tags)

The people of the United States should rightly remember, and so should the people of the entire world. But the events of the 11th of September 2001 were so powerful, so disturbing, that it would be catastrophic if they were remembered for the wrong reasons.

Critics pressing U.N. agency, despite little progress on case (tags)

Israel slandering the UN Relief Agency. Israelis want the Palestinians to starve to death.

NEWS RELEASE: Bush Pushed on Hunting in the Mojave National Preserve (tags)

Groups move for better management of hunting within Mojave National Preserve to protect desert tortoise and public safety

Physician's Group Calls for a Halt to Depleted Uranium Ammunition Use (tags)

Between The Lines' Melinda Tuhus spoke with Martin Butcher, director of security programs with Physicians for Social Responsibility, a group founded more than 20 years ago to oppose the nuclear arms race. Butcher explains why his group is concerned with the use of depleted uranium weapons, and what he believes should be done about it.

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