How an economics teacher frames Occupy’s economic argument, victory

with video here. (adapted from Open proposal for US Revolution: end unlawful wars, parasitic/criminal economics; a call for Americans to lawfully, non-violently, and literally turn around/revolve from the 1% crimes that kill millions, harm billions, and loot trillions of the 99%’s dollars) I’m going to discuss trillions of dollars in a moment. As an economics […]

Occupy Wall Street: The View from Davos

  A British acquaintance has sent me a link to one of the background documents to be used when world leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland January 25th through 29th. The document is called Global Risks 2012. It can be downloaded from http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GlobalRisks_Report_2012.pdf The World Economic Forum is a Swiss non-profit corporation […]

The Global Occupy Movement Challenges the Transnational Corporate Class Propaganda Machine

By Peter Phillips The international concentration of wealth and military power is endangering not only the personal freedoms and life chances of billions of people, but the potentiality for life on earth to simply exist. The US-NATO military-industrial-media empire operates in support of transnational corporations and the central banks primarily as the enforcer of International […]

The 15M Movement Burst Into The Politicians´ Agenda In Europe There Is Always A Plan B, Usually Behind The Capitalist Media Agenda

By Concha Mateos Madrid- June 29, 2011 They say ´No´, we say ´Yes´. Greece had to decide. But, what Greece? The Parliament, the lawmakers, the government, the street, Syntagma Square… what Greece? The corporate media language uses to talk about Greece as if it has a single will, an unique and uniform one. But it […]

Greece: General strike turns ugly as corporatists force austerity on the backs of workers

Today, Wednesday the 23rd of February, Greece was paralyzed by a nationwide general strike as hundreds of thousands of workers, shop keepers and civil servants walked off the job in a 24-hour protest over the so-called ‘Socialist’ government’s ongoing ‘austerity’ program.  Sound familiar?  Wisconsin is considering a general strike as well, now that Governor Walker […]

Haitian Voodoo Economics

By Christopher McManus On January 7th, President Rene Preval of Haiti put the final touches on the privatization of Haiti’s public telephone company, TELECO. Five days later the horrific earthquake leveled Haiti, killing over 200.000 people. The selling off of assets, the International Monetary Fund’s austerity measures, were under full swing under the Preval administration […]