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Trans-Pecos Pipeline: A Capitalist Hydra Attacks the Texas Big Bend

The Capitalist Hydra

‘Capitalism in many ways is like the mythical hydra of Greek legend, a gigantic serpent with multiple heads, the center one being immortal; every time an attacker chopped off one of its outer heads, two others grew in its place… Capitalism resembles the hydra in that its own dynamic generates multiple agreements and institutions that represent and defend its interests. 1,014 more words

Richest Man In The World - Fires Donald Trump

Back in March of this year Forbes interviewed Carlos Slim, a Mexican Billionaire who is estimated to be the richest man in the world. The interview focuses on the brilliant philanthropic project of Mr. 213 more words

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The Complexities of Work and Pay

The whole subject of work and pay is more complex than we usually suppose. For one thing, technological progress has greatly increased economic growth in recent decades, making a shorter work week possible, as predicted by John Maynard Keynes in the 1930s. 1,073 more words

Economics

Kleptocracy in Action: The Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Kleptocracy : A government or state in which those in power exploit national resources and steal; rule by a thief or thieves. See also the United States of America where, as Goethe said, … 527 more words

Trans-Pecos Pipeline May Benefit Hillary Clinton via Carlos Slim

If you support the Trans-Pecos Pipeline, you are also supporting Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and the Clinton Foundation. Carlos Slim, the Mexican multibillionaire behind the pipeline, funnels millions of dollars to the Clintons and their fronts. 219 more words

Trans-Pecos Pipeline: Eminent Domain or Billionaire Ecocide?

‘Texas leaders extoll the sanctity of private property while turning a blind eye to a system that routinely lets private pipeline companies condemn the private lands of hundreds of people. 522 more words