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A struggle to save Europe’s soul from privatization

by Jerome Roos on July 26, 2014

As the EU sells its soul by pushing Greece to privatize its natural and cultural heritage, ordinary citizens are mobilizing to save their common wealth. 2,079 more words


The Power Principle - Corporate Empire and The Rise of the National Security State - Part I

The Power Principle demonstrates the importance of the political economy, the Mafia principle, propaganda, ideology, violence and force.
It documents and explains how the policy is based on the interest of major corporations and a tiny elite to increase profits and the United States governments own interests in maintaining and expanding it’s imperialistic influence. 29 more words

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OGB laying of 24 more; blow softened when CEO assures affected employees losing their jobs 'not like losing a child'

The Jindal administration has announced plans to jettison 24 more positions at the Office of Group Benefits (OGB) as a cost cutting measure for the cash-strapped agency but is retaining the top two positions and an administrator hired only a month ago. 798 more words

Governor's Office

At the table, or on the menu?

I don’t think the average American begrudges wealth, not even great wealth. What we don’t like is when the wealthy get that way by ignoring the rules and playing unfairly. 954 more words


PressTV - Cyprus MPs vote for privatization required by bailout

The parliament of Cyprus has voted for an amended privatization bill required by the country to keep its international bailout program on course.

After more than two hours of debate at the House of Representatives, 30 lawmakers in the 56-member parliament endorsed the bill, thereby averting a showdown with international lenders who have been demanding state selloffs as part of a 10-billion euro bailout. 98 more words


This Just In: NY CCSS Tests Flawed

In two “Dog Bites Man” stories, Valerie Strauss’s July 24 and June 27 describe the flaws inherent in NYS’s Common Core tests— flaws that illustrate the inability of a pencil and paper test to measure the high-minded outcomes expected if the Common Core was implemented. 269 more words

How America Finances the Destruction in Gaza—and the Cleanup

On Monday, Israeli warplanes fired 182 missiles into Gaza, Israeli ships launched 146 shells into the territory, and Israeli tanks shot 721 shells, with all these attacks striking 66 structures and killing 107… 1,688 more words

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