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Why We’re Blind to the System Destroying Us

By Jonathan Cook Source: Information Clearing House I rarely use this blog to tell readers what they should believe. Rather I try to indicate why it might be wise to distrust, at least without very good evidence, what those in … Continue reading

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Amazon and Apple: Wall Street’s Trillion Dollar Babies

By Dean Baker Source: CounterPunch Last month Amazon joined Apple, becoming the second company in the world to have a $1 trillion market capitalization. Amazon’s accomplishment didn’t cause quite as much celebration as Apple’s – it pays to be number … Continue reading

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Taxpayers Are Footing the Bill for Sky-High CEO Salaries

Billions in taxpayer funds go to CEOs who pay their workers peanuts. We can change that. By Sam Pizzigati Source: Other Words Politicians often gab about the “private sector” and the “public sector,” as if these two categories of economic … Continue reading

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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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Censorship in America: The New Normal

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org Dark forces in America threaten speech, media, and academic freedoms. Social media, Google, and other tech giants are complicit in a campaign to suppress content conflicting with the official narrative. What’s increasingly going on is … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Curb the Power of Corporations and Billionaires

By Jeremy Lent Source: Patterns of Meaning We need to rein in the destructive power of corporations and billionaires before it’s too late. These five ideas would do that, while leaving global capitalism intact. Ultimately, only a complete transformation of our … Continue reading

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Alex Jones and the Rise of Corporate Censorship

By Brendan O’Neill Source: Strategic Culture Foundation So we’re now trusting the capitalist class, massive, unaccountable corporations, to decide on our behalf what we may listen to and talk about? This is the take-home message, the terrible take-home message, of the … Continue reading

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In A Corporatist System Of Government, Corporate Censorship Is State Censorship

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com Last year, representatives of Facebook, Twitter, and Google were instructed on the US Senate floor that it is their responsibility to “quell information rebellions” and adopt a “mission statement” expressing their commitment to “prevent the … Continue reading

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