Category Archives: Corruption

Why do corporate boards so overpay US CEOs?

By Sam Pizzigati Source: Nation of Change Back in 1999, near the dizzying height of the dot-com boom, no executive in Corporate America personified the soaring pay packages of America’s CEOs more than Jack Welch, the chief exec at General … Continue reading

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The Other Side of John McCain

By Max Blumenthal Source: Consortium News As the Cold War entered its final act in 1985, journalist Helena Cobban participated in an academic conference at an upscale resort near Tucson, Arizona, on U.S.-Soviet interactions in the Middle East. When she … Continue reading

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US Intelligence Community as a Collapse Driver

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov In today’s United States, the term “espionage” doesn’t get too much use outside of some specific contexts. There is still sporadic talk of industrial espionage, but with regard to Americans’ own efforts to understand … Continue reading

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Big Pharma and the Rise of Gangster Capitalism

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds $8 per vial in competing developed-world nations and $38,892 in the U.S. That says it all. Thanks to decades of gangster films, we all know how gangster capitalism works: the cost of “protection” goes up … Continue reading

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25 Families Own $1.1 Trillion Between Them as the Global Wealth Inequality Gap Grows

Using data from their list Forbes has produced a list of the top 25 richest families in the world. Together they are worth over $1.1 trillion, or the entire GDP of Indonesia. By  Rosa Tressell and Dr. Leon Tressell Source: SouthFront Once … Continue reading

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How $21 Trillion in U.S. Tax Money Disappeared. “Full Scope Audit” of the Pentagon

By David DeGraw Source: Changemaker Media and Global Research This is part of our series on the unaccounted for $21 Trillion in taxpayer money. As unbelievable and absurd as that sounds, the actual total of unaccounted for money at the … Continue reading

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The Coming Collapse

By Chris Hedges Source: Occupy.com The Trump administration did not rise, prima facie, like Venus on a half shell from the sea. Donald Trump is the result of a long process of political, cultural and social decay. He is a … Continue reading

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Humanity’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: Starving, Enslaving, Raping, Torturing and Killing our Children

By Robert J. Burrowes In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out four conflict configurations that are paid little attention by conflict theorists. In this article, I would like to discuss a fifth conflict configuration … Continue reading

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