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Once Upon a Time in the US of A: An Unfairness Tale by Ed Ciaccio

by Ed Ciaccio
Writer, Dandelion Salad
September 28, 2014

Once upon a time in the US of A, the Plundering Class told their lackeys in the White House and Congress that huge war budgets would be necessary to provide the hundreds of thousands of unquestioning, expendable bodies to act as security guards to national (corporate) “interests” (as they called them) all over the planet, because those “national interests” would regularly be extracting precious natural resources which should have belonged to the people of all those countries, instead of to corporations and Wall Street; and those extractions would be exploiting local labor at slave wages with no workers’ rights and health protections, while polluting the water, ground and air of the very workers being exploited. 1,927 more words

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Chris Hedges: The State of Corporate Dominance in the World

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with Chris Hedges

Amendment Gazette on Sep 14, 2014

Interview with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Chris Hedges. Hedges spent fifteen years as a foreign correspondent for the NY Times, has written several books, including the 2002 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction finalist…

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Losing Credibility: The IMF’s New Cold War Loan to Ukraine by Michael Hudson

by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
michael-hudson.com, September 9, 2014
September 16, 2014

In April 2014, fresh from riots in Maidan Square and the February 22 coup, and less than a month before the May 2 massacre in Odessa, the IMF approved a $17 billion loan program to Ukraine’s junta. 3,120 more words

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S for Saint Simon by Michael Hudson

by Michael Hudson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
michael-hudson.com
August 4, 2014

Part S in the Insider’s Economic Dictionary.

S-curve: The typical shape of growth in nature, such as human beings whose height tapers off as they reach maturity. 2,151 more words

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