Tag Archives: Deregulation

Colonizing the Western Mind

By Jason Hirthler Source: CounterPunch In Christopher Nolan’s captivating and visually dazzling film Inception, a practitioner of psychic corporate espionage must plant and idea inside a CEO’s head. The process is called inception, and it represents the frontier of corporate … Continue reading

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The US economy has not recovered and will not recover

By Paul Craig Roberts Source: Intrepid Report The US economy died when middle class jobs were offshored and when the financial system was deregulated. Jobs offshoring benefitted Wall Street, corporate executives, and shareholders, because lower labor and compliance costs resulted … Continue reading

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The Rise of “Criminal Capitalism”

By James Petras Source: Dissident Voice About 75% of US employees work 40 hours or longer, the second longest among all OECD countries, exceeded only by Poland and tied with South Korea. In contrast, only 10% of Danish workers, 15% … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism Is Changing Our World Without Our Even Noticing

Wendy Brown charts the ‘stealth revolution’ that’s transforming every aspect of society — and now has democracy in its sights. By Hans Rollmann Source: PopMatters ‘Neoliberalism’ is a much confused and maligned term these days. Progressive activists deploy it derisively … Continue reading

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