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Capitalism: A Crime Story

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“Ordinary acts of capitalism are criminal in nature. Deliberately pouring mercury into indigenous peoples’ water basins, for decades, consciously poisoning people with asbestos mining and processing, and putting ignitions in cars leaving them knowing their switch often people get killed.”  — Harry Glasbeek

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Politics

Dysfunction-function junction

“Hamilton-Paterson sees the destructive impact of the ‘money men’ on industries more clearly. The catastrophic and unnecessary fate of ICI (which broke the hearts of some of my own chemical-engineering relatives) came about as men and women with long shop-floor experience and technical qualifications were pushed out of management by newcomers who claimed to be financial wizards. 276 more words

Capitalism

The Mass Media Are Giving Capitalism a Bad Name

Last night on television, one could watch a couple of documentaries. One was The Clinton Affair, an account of a presidential impeachment from 20 years ago. 334 more words

Politics

Chris Hedges and David Harvey: The Ideology of Neoliberalism is a Con, Part 2

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Nov 17, 2018

In the second part of his interview with Chris Hedges, CUNY Professor David Harvey, author of…

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Economy

Slavery and absolute elite freedom

“For us (Western civilization) freedom has been understood to sanction the ability of creditors to demand payment from debtors without restraint or oversight. This is the freedom to cannibalize society.

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Class Warfare

A COALITION OF TYRANTS: Will We Come to Salute the Flag of the U.C.A?

We’re supposed to be a union of states. States are regional entities, not classes of people. We are supposed to be a union of regions, united in a belief in Liberty and individual rights. 61 more words

Chris Hedges and David Harvey: The Ideology of Neoliberalism is a Con, Part 1

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with Chris Hedges

RT America on Nov 10, 2018

David Harvey, Distinguished Professor of anthropology and geography at City University of New York and author of…

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Economy