Tag Archives: corporate predation

More reasons for Congress to kill the TPP …

Corrupt “Secret” Global Trade and Investor Agreements: EU Facilitating Corporate Plunder | Global Research The report’s findings show how the global investment regime thrives on economic crises. While speculators making risky investments are protected, ordinary people have no such protection … Continue reading

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Prison Profiteers Are Neo-Slaveholders and Solitary Is Their Weapon of Choice

If, as Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote, “the degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons” then we are a nation of barbarians … And until we slay the beast of corporate capitalism, until we wrest power … Continue reading

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ACORN, Amgen and the GOP Budget for 2013

Given the GOP’s concern for defunding any organization that would file fraudulent paperwork with any federal or state agency, you would think Republicans would have thrown the book at Amgen if they had a chance. That’s not quite what happened. … Continue reading

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FOCUS | Time to Break Up the Big Banks

By breaking up the biggest banks, conservatives will not be putting asunder what the free market has joined together. Government nurtured these behemoths by weaving an improvident safety net and by practicing crony capitalism. Dismantling them would be a blow … Continue reading

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No raise in minimum wage in five years … most dangerous corporate subsidy

The 5 Worst States To Spend Your Childhood | Care2 Causes The nonprofit health care policy group Kaiser Health released new state-level data on Medicaid and food-stamp enrollment and the numbers help paint a bleak picture for child poverty in … Continue reading

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Planning and staging complete for next housing bubble. It’s on.

Housing Bubble on the Horizon » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names The banks are happy because they got everything they wanted; blanket legal immunity for garbage mortgages they plan to offload onto US taxpayers, a green light to … Continue reading

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NYT ignores imminent wrongful execution to play spin the IP

Questions for Mississippi Doctor After Thousands of Autopsies – NYTimes.com During the past several months, in courthouses around Mississippi, four new petitions have been quietly submitted on behalf of people in prison arguing that they were wrongfully convicted on the … Continue reading

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