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Reading Theme: Foreign Country; Conclusion: Yikes!

After I finished No Ordinary Time, the 700+ page tome by Doris Kearns Goodwin, for some crazy reason I picked up another large tome (500+ pages) the next day. 861 more words


Irish Tax Changes May Cost U.S. Groups Billions

Ireland’s plan to close a “Double Irish” tax loophole could cost U.S. companies including Apple and Google billions of dollars, although a new break and pressure to tackle tax avoidance elsewhere means they are unlikely to decamp. 1,081 more words


Tax case involving Bermuda subsidiary could have large implications for US multinationals

The Royal Gazette covers a case involving a US company and its Bermudian subsidiary:

“The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is to take an American company with a Bermudian arm to court in a bid to tax a $357 million loan. 406 more words

MIBFF 2014: Fire in the Blood is must-see viewing for anyone who cares about justice and equality

Millions of people have died from AIDS because they could not afford to buy the drugs that would keep them alive. And yet, the ingredients to make those drugs are not expensive at all. 264 more words

The Cine Files

Un-Capitalist Capitalism

Anti-Globalization is an inaccurate term, because Globalization is an inaccurate term. Anti-Capitalist is not accurate either because Neoliberalism is not really Capitalism; it’s an extreme mutation creating enslaved markets, rather than free markets. 122 more words


Political Change or Economic Change?

Is it possible to achieve economic change without achieving political change first?

When political institutions are dominated by the power of the private economy, by multinational corporations and foreign investors, or even domestic private business interests, they become impervious to popular influence. 95 more words


Independence from Corporate Occupation

Achieving economic and political independence is the prerequisite to achieving Islamic government.

If the fight in Egypt is not against the international corporate occupiers, not against the neoliberal conquest and enslavement of Egypt; then it is not meaningful.