Tag Archives: Corruption

Amazon, “Economic Terrorism” and the Destruction of Competition and Livelihoods

By Colin Todhunter Source: Off-Guardian Global corporations are colonising India’s retail space through e-commerce and destroying small-scale physical retail and millions of livelihoods. Walmart entered into India in 2016 with a US$3.3 billion take-over of the online retail start-up Jet.com. This … Continue reading

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Authoritarians Drunk on Power: It Is Time to Recalibrate the Government

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The executive power in our government is not the only, perhaps not even the principal, object of my solicitude. The tyranny of the legislature is really the danger most … Continue reading

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One Nation Under Greed: The Profit Incentives Driving the American Police State

By By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that … Continue reading

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No More Mushrooms: Government is Bad

By Kirkpatrick Sale Source: CounterPunch In a book just recently published,  I began with a chapter on “Why Government is Bad.”  I first decided that this statement would be obvious to everyone.  After all, look around: city, state, national, these … Continue reading

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When America Became The Roman Empire: Wars, Social turmoil and Economic Decline

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused – preferring greatness to power and justice to glory George W. Bush By Timothy Alexander Guzman Source: Silent Crow … Continue reading

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“Watch this!”

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov There are times in my career as a collapse observer and systematizer when my running commentary can quite reasonably be pared down to just two words: “Watch this!” The current severe stage of the … Continue reading

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Everybody Knows the Fight was Fixed

By Edward Curtin Source: Behind the Curtain “Yeah, like [in] a church. Church of the Good Hustler.” – Fast Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) in The Hustler At the end of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play, A Doll’s House, Nora, the aggrieved wife, leaves … Continue reading

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America After the Election: A Few Hard Truths About the Things That Won’t Change

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”—George Orwell The American people remain eager to be persuaded that a new … Continue reading

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