Category Archives: Economics

Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those who question or resist their power. I was struck by … Continue reading

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8 Critical Factors Behind Every Food Crisis

By John Hawthorne Source: Business Connect From the beginning of time, their have been food crises in one form or another. Ancient books such as the Bible have records of various famines devastating portions of the world. And while it’s … Continue reading

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Freedom Is Not Necessarily The Absence Of Tyranny

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market Is it true that freedom is an overly idealized concept? Perhaps, but it is one of the few concepts worthy of idealization. It is so worthy, that it is worth dying for. Since the dawn … Continue reading

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The Superpower That Fought Itself — And Lost

By William Astore and TomDispatch Source: TomDispatch.com After 19 al-Qaeda militants armed only with box-cutters and knives hijacked four American commercial airliners, the U.S. military moved with remarkable efficiency to rectify the problem. In the years since, in its global … Continue reading

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What Happened to All Those Foreclosed Houses?

Wall Street bought them — and is now leasing them out and driving up rents. By Jim Hightower Source: OpEdNews.com We know that millions of American families lost their homes after Wall Street’s 2007 financial crash. But where did all … Continue reading

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Media’s Grim Addiction to Perseverance Porn

By Adam Johnson Source: FAIR You’ve seen or heard or read the personal interest story a thousand times: An enterprising seven-year-old collects cans to save for college (ABC7, 2/8/17), a man with unmatched moxie walks 15 miles to his job (Today, 2/20/17), … Continue reading

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Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

By Robert J. Burrowes For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day, ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and driving it so that effective strategies can be developed for dealing with violence … Continue reading

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Wall Street Primitivism: Nicaragua, China, The Middle East & Charlottesville

By Caleb Maupin Source: New Eastern Outlook Wall Street, London, and the Bretton Woods institutions like the World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund claim to support development and the eradication of poverty around the world. They also claim to support … Continue reading

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