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Welcome to Kochistan part 2. The Women of Kochistan.
The other day my daughter came in from the back porch to tell me there were two ladies outside—and she had no idea what they wanted. Having some idea, I wiped my hands on my apron and came out onto the [...]
Well. This is interesting. Shareholders may be able to force transparency about corporate political spending, even within the paradigm of corporate citizenship. Even Corptocracy has rules–shareholders have a right to know if political donations present risk to stock prices.
You know the argument that if big companies like Wal Mart paid good wages or paid taxes that everyone would suffer rising prices and there would be inevitable job losses? A new study shows this argument is crap.
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So, the Boston Tea Party was not about England raising taxes. It was about the colonists resisting corporate/government oppression from the intertwined forces of The British Crown and the East India Company. People should know this. This story would make a great documentary. It might even get to a few Tea [...]
Thank you Grey–this, exactly is what we need to be saying. Over and over and over.
Just in case you had forgotten this, or have become distracted by wars and nuclear accidents and such, this is still really happening. And we are framing it THE WRONG WAY. Wake up, people. The GOP is NOT being fiscally responsible. They are stealing. From us. Big.
Yes, this is really happening. If you were wondering how the mechanics of a corporatist/fascist takeover of the United States would actually work on an overt, official level–beyond manipulating the voting system, this is a distinct possibility. While the purpose might be to capture resources like utility and water distribution networks, the disenfranchisement is real. [...]
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Once upon a time, people sought to educate themselves with news. For founding father Thomas Jefferson, an educated public was seen as key to a functional democratic society. Yet education can be a slippery concept in today’s media. Corporate interests and billionaires invest heavily in [...]
Originally published at The Hand That Feeds You
The “liberal/conservative” divide in current culture is a division of identity not a division of actual opinion on policy. And it is fake. This divide was manufactured in the boardrooms of corporate owned media for the benefit of a tiny minority of billionaires.
The identity divide is [...]
- Civil Society
- corporate governance
- Democratic Reform
- Frac Act
- Human Rights
- Joel Hirschhorn
- Josh Fox
- May Day Celebration
- Minimum Wage
- occupy wall street
- Oil Companies
- price fixing
- protest action
- shock doctrine
- Social Change
- stupid conservatives
- Women's Rights
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