The homicide rate in Ecuador is below the regional average and lower than the U.S. where murder runs rampant

With many eyes on Venezuela, due to the constant vilification of now deceased Hugo Chavez by the corporate media, what often gets lost is the social and economic revolution in Ecuador. President Rafael Correa was elected once again in Ecuador on February 17, 2013 with a stunning majority of voters, especially youth, turning out in […]

Private Equity firms practice torture dentistry on four year olds: Poverty is big business

Bloomberg.com had an incredible story on May 17th and if you haven’t seen it you should.  You can find it at: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-17/dental-abuse-seen-driven-by-private-equity-investments.html).  Unbelievable fraud, pain and torture, using children as commodities to profit private equity investors are all detailed in this incredible story of late stage capitalism and the culture of parasitic cruelty that accompanies […]

Washington Post partners with Chinese propaganda journalism for revenue: the paper is dying

One can only thank Cliff Kincaid, the Director of the AIM Center for his investigative journalism and he can be contacted at [email protected] for his fine reporting on the current state of the newspaper, the Washington Post.  On Thursday, May 10, 2012 The Washington Post Company held its annual meeting for stockholders.  According to Kincaid: […]

National Blogger Censored by his Publisher

Carlos Miller, whose whose blog Photography is Not A Crime tirelessly covers the intersection of police and cameras, thought he had come  upon as story made of pure gold, it had sex, a lawless cop, and even a kitten. But when his publisher pulled the article without even contacting him, he saw his profits plummet. […]

America’s Police Force: a Centuries-Long Crime Spree

On January 1, 2009, young Oscar Grant was killed by a transit cop in Oakland, California. While lying face down with a cop kneeling on his neck, Grant was shot in the back by another cop as a crowd of train passengers watched in horror. Grant, was an African-American; Mehserle is white. Both were in […]

No virus protection, no internet in Australia

Following the latest news in Australia about internet filters and spying on its citizens, Australia has now gone one step further in their attempts at restricting the internet to the general population. A new government plan would make the internet inaccessible to anyone that did not have anti-virus and firewall programs installed on their computers. […]

Do You Want to Stop the Health Insurance Mandate?

If you really want to stop the health insurance profit promotion bill, then let Congress know that we will use our most powerful right to hold government accountable. This is our right to present evidence indicating the commission of a crime to a grand jury and ask for an investigation and an indictment.

Dateline Rhode Island: Another avalanche against public school teachers: the right wing organizes through the Duncan Administration to privatize eductation

The public education deterioration metastasizes  Crime scene: this time Rhode Island It seems that the “turnover artists” (for they turnover schools to privatizers) are pillaging Rhode Island public schools as we knew they eventually would.  While Obama plays hacki sak with Republicans over a public option for health care, capitalism takes more and more victims […]

Rhode Island: The predators have landed

The public education deterioration metastasizes  Crime scene: Rhode Island It seems that the “turnover artists” (for they turnover schools to privatizers) are pillaging Rhode Island public schools as we knew they eventually would.  While Obama plays hacki sak with Republicans over a public option for health care on TV, capitalism takes more and more victims […]