Tag Archives: Plutocracy

Freedom Rider: How the billionaires rule

Predatory capitalism has driven down wages and created a dystopia for workers. By Margaret Kimberley Source: Intrepid Report President Calvin Coolidge said, “The business of America is business.” The expression is memorable because it always rang true. But nearly 100 … Continue reading

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There is More to BlackRock Than You Might Imagine

By F. William Engdahl Source: New Eastern Outlook A virtually unregulated investment firm today exercises more political and financial influence than the Federal Reserve and most governments on this planet. The firm, BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, invests … 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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With Bezos at the Helm, Democracy Dies at the Washington Post Editorial Board

In the Soviet Union, everybody was aware that the media was controlled by the state. But in a corporate state like the U.S., a veneer of independence is still maintained, although trust in the media has been plummeting for years. … Continue reading

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ARCHITECTS OF POWER: HOW THE GLOBAL ELITE PROFIT FROM EXTREME INEQUALITY & PRE-EMPT THE BACKLASH

By Dr. Tim Coles Source: Waking Times There is a new, mega-rich global elite consisting of a small number of billionaires and multibillionaires. Many of them made their money in the technology sector. Others play financial markets or inherit fortunes. … Continue reading

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Consent that’s manufactured by propaganda is not informed consent

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: Intrepid Report A March 9 Twitter post by Secretary of State Tony Blinken reads as follows: “We will never hesitate to use force when American lives and vital interests are at stake, but we will do so only … Continue reading

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The Number Of Billionaires In America Has Absolutely Exploded During The Pandemic

By Michael Snyder Source: Investment Watch Blog For the wealthy and the ultra-wealthy, happy days are here again.  Even though we have just been through one of the most difficult 12 months in our history, the number of billionaires has increased … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos Embodies the Cruel Autocracy of Neoliberal Capitalism

Amazon CEO and richest-man-in-the-world Jeff Bezos wants you to work as much as he does—for one millionth of the pay By Branko Marcetic Source: In These Times “Is Jeff Bezos a horrible boss and is that good?” That was the question … Continue reading

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