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Kochs, ALEC Threaten Campus Democracy at Universities

Kochs, ALEC Threaten Campus Democracy at Universities

Koch money seeks to be the new president of Florida State University and 300 others. What kinds of strings are attached to their money?

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Supermarket Workers, Customers Join in ‘Unprecedented’ Uprising Against Corporate Greed

Posted by on August 5, 2014 in Corporations, Globalism with 1 Comment
Supermarket Workers, Customers Join in ‘Unprecedented’ Uprising Against Corporate Greed

A family-feud over a New England supermarket chain is emerging as one of the most compelling labor fights of the summer as well as, observers note, a cautionary tale to corporate America about the value of treating one’s employees well.

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Nestlé Subsidiary Tries to Sell Small Town it’s Own Water: Residents Fight Back

Posted by on August 5, 2014 in Corporations, Globalism with 1 Comment
Nestlé Subsidiary Tries to Sell Small Town it’s Own Water: Residents Fight Back

Perhaps you’ve yet to hear of a little town called Fryeburg, Maine, USA. It sits on its own pristine aquifer, but once Nestlé subsidiary Poland Spring moved to town, residents noticed that their streams were getting smaller. It turns out, in its continued efforts to privatize water, the company was pumping the aquifer, and then selling the water back to town residents in bottles. Freyburg is fighting back, though.

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Trade Treaties and the Coming Rule of the Global Corporatocracy

Posted by on June 25, 2014 in Corporations, Globalism with 0 Comments
Trade Treaties and the Coming Rule of the Global Corporatocracy

The ultimate goal of trade treaties is to reconfigure the legal apparatus and superstructures that govern national, regional and global trade and business – for the primary, if not exclusive, benefit of the owners of the world’s largest multinational corporations.

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Inside The Koch Brothers’ Secret Billionaire Summit

Posted by on June 24, 2014 in Corporations, Global Elite / NWO, Globalism with 0 Comments
Inside The Koch Brothers’ Secret Billionaire Summit

The level of security at the recent mega-donor American Courage conference leads one to wonder—why such secrecy if the Kochs’ initiatives are in the best interest of the public?

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Big Agri’s Latest GMO Gruel: “Super Bananas for Brown People”

Big Agri’s Latest GMO Gruel: “Super Bananas for Brown People”

Clearly the solution to destitution that leads to malnutrition and starvation is addressing the socioeconomic disparity that created it in the first place. But No. The monopolies that benefit from this disparity the most propose to feed the Third World with genetically modified gruel to make up for the fact that poor populations cannot access a normal, balanced diet.

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So Many Ways Corporations Kill People — GM Robbed Us and Risked Our Lives

Posted by on April 2, 2014 in Corporations, Globalism with 1 Comment
So Many Ways Corporations Kill People — GM Robbed Us and Risked Our Lives

Donna Smith: This blog is about corporate greed and willful disregard for the lives of millions of people. Today I am angry about how GM put me and everyone who rode in my car in danger even as my husband remained loyal to the US car maker.

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Wall Street Deceit: Slum Lording

Posted by on March 4, 2014 in Banksters, Corporations, Globalism with 0 Comments
Wall Street Deceit: Slum Lording

Housing and consumer activists warn that Wall Street is about to crash the housing market — again. A housing market dominated by all-cash buyers may keep lending standards high, allowing big companies to further tighten their grip, and these companies sometimes prove to be lousy landlords.

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Chris Hedges on Wealth Inequality, Corporate Ruthlessness, Military Mind and the Antidote to Defeatism [MUST SEE]

Posted by on February 9, 2014 in Banksters, Corporations, Global Capitalism, Globalism, Videos with 0 Comments
Chris Hedges on Wealth Inequality, Corporate Ruthlessness, Military Mind and the Antidote to Defeatism [MUST SEE]

Abby Martin interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Chris Hedges, discussing wealth inequality, the unsustainable nature of the economic system, the military mind in solving world problems, and the antidote to defeatism.

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The Real Consequences of Corporatism, “Smart” Grid and Corrupt Government

Posted by on January 15, 2014 in Corporations, Globalism with 0 Comments
The Real Consequences of Corporatism, “Smart” Grid and Corrupt Government

At the federal level, the illusion of representative government is now over. With a few exceptions, for-profit interests have colonized government systems that were originally intended to serve people. The danger of allowing this virus to continue, of course, is that the casualty always eventually becomes life itself. Like any virus.

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7 Rip-Offs Corporations and the Wealthy Don’t Want You to Know About

Posted by on December 17, 2013 in Corporations, Globalism with 0 Comments
7 Rip-Offs Corporations and the Wealthy Don’t Want You to Know About

There’s no limit to corporations’ ability to draw profit while screwing over Americans. Tax-avoiding, consumer-exploiting big business leaders are largely responsible for these abuses. Congress just lets it happen. Corporate heads and members of Congress seem incapable of relating to the people that are being victimized, and the mainstream media seems to have lost the ability to express the views of lower-income Americans.

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Corporate Espionage and the Secret War Against Citizen Activism

Posted by on November 21, 2013 in Corporations, Globalism with 0 Comments
Corporate Espionage and the Secret War Against Citizen Activism

A chilling report released Wednesday unveils the well-funded and shadowy world of corporate espionage of social justice organizations, through infiltration, intrusion, spying, wiretaps and more. According to the study by the Center for Corporate Policy—a project of the Ralph Nader-affiliated Essential Action, today’s ‘Pinkerton Thugs’ are staffed by former law enforcement, CIA, NSA, FBI and military employees, funded by some of the biggest-name corporations in the world, and backed by highly-secretive investigative firms that operate as spy agencies for the private sector.

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Is There a Revolution Coming? Americans Finally Realize Global Capitalism Is a Murderous Sham

Posted by on November 3, 2013 in Corporations, Global Capitalism, Global Elite / NWO, Globalism with 0 Comments
Is There a Revolution Coming? Americans Finally Realize Global Capitalism Is a Murderous Sham

It is now almost certain that a popular revolt is coming. The refusal by the corporate state to address even the minimal grievances of the citizenry, along with the abject failure to remedy the mounting state repression, the chronic unemployment and underemployment, the massive debt peonage that is crippling more than half of Americans, and the loss of hope and widespread despair, means that blowback is inevitable.

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Asst. Secretary of Treasury: ‘Ignored reality wiping out human race’

Asst. Secretary of Treasury: ‘Ignored reality wiping out human race’

This article comments on a piece by former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Paul Craig Roberts, also linked within the article. Both of these together present a devastating overview of 1% collusion toward the destruction of our planet and our democracy.

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Corporations Ask to Write their Own Regulations via “Trade” Deal

Posted by on October 12, 2013 in Corporations, Global Elite / NWO, Globalism with 0 Comments
Corporations Ask to Write their Own Regulations via “Trade” Deal

(Eyes on Trade/PublicCitizen)

The New York Times has just reported that European government officials have been taking pains to entertain corporations’ deregulatory demands for the Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA). The European Commission appears to have mistakenly released minutes of confidential government meetings held with U.S. and European corporations to see how their priorities could shape the proposed U.S.-EU deal. This may not come as a shock to those in the U.S. who know that the Obama administration has been regularly soliciting private advice on both TAFTA and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) from about 600 corporate trade “advisors” who are granted privileged access to negotiators and secretive trade texts.

But the just-released minutes of the meetings between EU officials and U.S. and European corporate heads (among other documents unearthed by Corporate Europe Observatory and the New York Times) reveal the incredible extent to which corporations are pushing for TAFTA to rewrite health, environmental, financial and other safeguards to be more convenient to industry interests.

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