Category Archives: Economics

The political logic of the junk food revolution

By Jonathan Cook Source: TruePublica Here is an article on food whose political implications are really worth considering. We already know that people in western societies, particularly the US and UK, are eating far too much junk food, and that this leads … Continue reading

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The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries … Continue reading

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Ecuador Endangered

By John Seed The tropical Andes of Ecuador are at the top of the world list of biodiversity hotspots in terms of vertebrate species, endemic vertebrates, and endemic plants. Ecuador has more orchid and hummingbird species than Brazil, which is … Continue reading

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Time To Make Life Hard For The Rich

By Hamilton Nolan Source: Splinter It is time for polite, respectable, rational people to start saying what has become painfully obvious: It is time to stop respecting the rich, and start stealing from them. In earnest. Inequality is eating America … Continue reading

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First Do No Harm

By Emmy Bee Source: Dissident Voice Let me preface what I am about to say by stating that I have the utmost esteem for mainstream medicine’s skill in emergency situations — the do or die surgeries, the dispensing of powerful … Continue reading

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A Stock Market Primer, in Six Easy Steps

By William Kaufman Source: CounterPunch What is the stock market? 1) It’s not real economic activity—it’s a form of mass hysteria or mass psychosis. 2) Stock prices reflect a mass-hysteria impression of the worth of a piece of paper you … Continue reading

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The Stomach-churning Violence of Monsanto, Bayer and the Agrochemical Oligopoly

By Colin Todhunter Source: RINF As humans, we have evolved with the natural environment over millennia. We have learned what to eat and what not to eat, what to grow and how to grow it and our diets have developed … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Oligarch Jeff Bezos

By Margaret Kimberley Source: Intrepid Report Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a net worth of $105 billion and is the richest man in the world. But he is not just the richest man at this moment in history. He is … Continue reading

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