More on the for-profit front: Corinthian College and the criminalization of education

Senator Dick Durbin Calls For Investigation of Corinthian Colleges and Other For-Profits Merry Christmas to the for-profit college sludge. They fill their stockings with taxpayer monies and leave IOU’s for the citizens of America while stuffing debt socks for students. As for profits continue to get $30-40 Billion annually from the feds (Pell Grants, VA […]

Investing in for-profit college stocks: public pension funds aid and abet corporate crime

The featured image is a picture of the home of the Murphys.  It is for sale for $27 million.  Mr. Murphy helped start the University of Phoenix.  You, the reader, bought his house through donating tax money for his exorbitant salary, while he captained the decimation of student lives and the American economy.  Murphy and […]

Forced fed cattle: The American propaganda machine and the dummying down of intellectual life

I was perusing the putrid headlines of the Huffington Post on America Online today.  Arianna Huffington, the Martha Stewart queen of sell-out, sold the Huffington Post a year or so ago to AOL for a huge amount of money.  Posing as a leftist like such luminaries as Barrack Obama, Bill Mauer and others, Huffington made […]

Why the Occpy Movement is Winning!

  Listen to Fox News and the screaming right-wing, and you might think the screaming left-wing were a bunch of lazy, unemployed drumbeating freeloaders that are pitching tents in public spaces and defecating on the streets. However, you don’t need to go to Fox News for such ridiculous notions. After the Huffington Post headlined video […]

Canada Harper Tries to Abolish Anti-lying Laws But Fox Style News Kept Out Despite Attempts

Robert F. Kennedy Jr., tells readers that there has been an attempt by Canada’s right-wing Prime Minister Steven Harper to repeal a law that forbids lying on radio or television news. Canadian law requires that broadcasters may not air false or misleading news. When Harper went on the attack to foist notoriously dishonest and partisan […]

"Top Level Kids" and Accountability-A Radical Response

The 21st century Western world, driven by American corporate and consumer ideology, is a perpetual media culture that depends on sound bites and “the next thing,” leaving the public reduced to media consumers never allowed time to reflect on the information. Volume and speed have consumed and obliterated nuance, ethics, and accuracy. Numerous media outlets […]

Help stop Kaplan University! Sign the petition at Change.org

Please sign the petition and tell Kaplan, the for-profit blood bank for the Washington Post, that you are opposed to their criminal practices. When Shannon Croteau contacted me sometime ago I was pleased to hear from a Kaplan student but distressed to hear her story.  You see, Shannon was ‘predated’ by the corporate Kaplan University, […]

American cities starting to fail in droves: Charles Ferguson explains the roots of the economic crisis and the oligarchy of economic elites

    CHARLES FERGUSON, DIRECTOR AND PRODUCER OF THE MOVIE ‘INSIDE JOB’,  SHOWS WITH RARE CLARITY JUST HOW THE ‘SECURITIZATION FOOD CHAIN’, THE MORTGAGE LENDING ‘CRISIS’ (BETTER KNOWN AS THE BANKSTER’S CRIME SPREE) WORKED AND HOW THE MATERIAL AND IDEOLOGICAL CONDITIONS OF NEO-LIBERAL CAPITALISM WERE PUT INTO PLACE TO LEAD US TO THIS ‘BREAKABLE’ MOMENT.  WITH […]

Daily Censored First: Grassroots Media Pushes Corporate Coverage

On August 14, I published “Chief Judge of 9th Circuit: ‘1984 is here,’ especially for poor”,  two days after a ruling of the 9th Circuit Court, which essentially legalized warrantless wiretaps on cars – even if it’s in a person’s driveway (Well, that is, unless that person lives in a gated community).  Chief Judge Alex […]