Category Archives: Labor

Data governance and the new frontiers of resistance

The 21st century corporation is using algorithmic-based intelligence to accumulate data on a massive scale. Social movements need to grasp this change quickly. By Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami Source: ROAR Four centuries after the East India Company set the … Continue reading

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Omens, Portents, Karma and the Mandate of Heaven

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The question of legitimacy isn’t limited to China. what makes humans unique among social mammals? Some say humor, I would nominate superstition: regardless of how hard we promote our rationality and logic, humanity … Continue reading

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Costs Are Spiraling Out of Control

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds And how do we pay for these spiraling out of control costs? By borrowing more, of course. If we had to choose one “big picture” reason why the vast majority of households … Continue reading

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Get Ready For An Economic Wake-Up Call This Holiday Season

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com If we are to measure the concept of “economic recovery” in real terms, then we would have to look at the fundamentals (not stock markets) and whether or not they’re improving. Unfortunately, not all economic … Continue reading

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This holiday season, American workers have little to celebrate

By Danny Haiphong Source: Intrepid Report Every year, much of the U.S. population celebrates Thanksgiving and Christmas to show appreciation for their families and friends. Thanksgiving normalizes the colonial origins of the United States and erases the brutality of the … Continue reading

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The Economic Crash So Far: A Look At The Real Numbers

By Brandon Smith Source: Alt-Market.com There are many problems when attempting to track a faltering economy. For one, the people in government generally do not want the public to know when the system is in decline because this looks bad … Continue reading

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A New Aesthetic

By Damaris Zehner Source: Resilience There are all these good ideas – intensive agriculture, organic farming, permaculture, the local food movement. But why is most food still not grown this way, if it really is better? Why don’t farmers switch … Continue reading

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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Grossly widening inequalities of income and wealth cannot be separated from grossly widening inequalities of political power in America. This corruption must end. By Robert Reich Source: Nation of Change Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in … Continue reading

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