"The World Has Divided into Rich and Poor as at No Time in History"

July 02, 2010  From DEMOCRACY NOW:  Maude Barlow: “The World Has Divided into Rich and Poor as at No Time in History” As world leaders gathered in Toronto for the G20 summit last week, leading activists from around the world joined thousands in Toronto¹s Massey Hall to oppose the G20 agenda. Among those who spoke […]

Economist Tim Madden: The PIIGS Brief: understanding how oligarchs rig, then loot our economies. 4 of 4

source. Tim Madden is an economist with expertise on credit and banking. Tim and I are colleagues in lobbying government for public banking, with concentration in the US for state-owned banks (and here). The good news is that structural solutions to our economic controlled demolition are obvious and simple; and explained beautifully by many of […]

History repeats itself - the first time as farce, the second time as tragedy — what about the third, fourth, fifth time?: Immigration

Some things never change; one of them is the divide and conquer strategy; the favorite tactic of the capitalist ruling class.  So much could be written that has and although the figures cited below are now much, much worse — with prison populations of over 2.2 million and unemployment and racism ravaging communities in ways unbeknownst […]

The tragedy of stereotypes in America

I purposely did not watch much of the news last night because of the shootings at Fort Hood. As soon as I heard that the shooter, Major Nidal Hasan, was a Muslim, I knew the slant the story was going to take. At first, I was impressed with the fact that the news I did […]

CIT is Only a Symptom, the Diease is Much Deeper

The news about CIT’s filing for bankruptcy protection should be another nail in the coffin of the global economy, but no one seems to be lining up at the funeral parlor. In fact, the news isn’t really all that bad, unless you take the time to read between the lines. The main point of the […]