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As the West Dries Up, This Hedge Fund Pioneer Stands to Make a Killing

Posted by on January 27, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
As the West Dries Up, This Hedge Fund Pioneer Stands to Make a Killing

If you’ve ever viewed climate disaster, deadly drought, and water famine as potential economic opportunities – or if you’ve ever wanted to meet people who do – then this review of the new book “Windfall,” by McKenzie Funk, will provide an excellent introduction to the world of environmental disaster profiteering. Meet the entrepreneurs who are taking the disasters created by unchecked capitalism to the next level. Also meet the author, who wants to make sure that you know who these people are and what they are up to.

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This Girl Walked Through Fire So We Can Get Jeans for $9

Posted by on January 6, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
This Girl Walked Through Fire So We Can Get Jeans for $9

This in-depth article reveals how trade agreements, political maneuvering, and consumer demand intersected tragically in the terrible garment factory fires in Bangladesh that cost the lives of many impoverished workers.

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The Fascist Origin and Essence of Privatization

Posted by on January 4, 2014 in Agencies & Systems, Government, Politics with 0 Comments
The Fascist Origin and Essence of Privatization

Represented by its advocates as a desirable and ‘natural’ progression of free-market capitalism, ‘privatization’ – the private acquisition of essential services that were formerly operated and maintained by the government – is an increasingly looming spectre over the American social and economic landscape. However, investigative historian Eric Zuesse makes the case that ‘privatization’ originated as and serves the purposes of an essentially fascist agenda.

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