Media Revolution: Why the mass media is almost universally trash; and why this must change, and is changing

Corporate and state ownership, dependency on advertising money, careerism, group think, staffing cuts, hyper-concision, syndication bastardization and non-democratic hierarchical power structures: need we say more? * The majority of people are now highly sceptical of the mass media, as well as corporate and political elites and all of our major social institutions, as global polls […]

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission releases report but never identifies the 'mystery investor who shorted the market by $20 billion

To get to the heart of what went wrong with the report released¬† on January 27th, 2011 the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission released its report on the Wall Street debacle and the pirated loot.¬† On page 254 of the report, it is reported that the largest investor in a cash fund managed by Bank of […]