Redefining "special interests"

The news in the Times this a.m. was chilling… Europeans have boasted about their social model, with its generous vacations and early retirements, its national health care systems and extensive welfare benefits, contrasting it with the comparative harshness of American capitalism. But all over Europe governments with big budgets, falling tax revenues and aging populations […]

The DoD – the biggest corporation of all

By SAUL LANDAU and NELSON P. VALDES Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.  This world in arms is not spending money alone.  It is spending the sweat […]

Corporate Greed Gone Global. Toyota Sales & Marketing Spin Control at Congressional hearings today; rings of criminal negligence.

After watching today’s Toyota Hearings with Jim Lentz, President & Cheif Operating Officer of U.S. Toyota; whose primary background, based on his statements today, is Sales & Marketing; There were many things that were glaringly apparent as I watched muttering to myself during the entire hearing. I find it interesting that some say Mr. Lentz […]

Global Warming: THE HOTTEST DECADE

“The decade ending in 2009 was the warmest on record, new surface temperature figures released Thursday by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration show…. 2009 was the second warmest year since 1880, when modern temperature measurement began. The warmest year was 2005. The other hottest recorded years have all occurred since 1998, NASA said.” Global […]

Canadian Council on Learning to be Replaced by More Business Focused Think-Tank

By guest blogger George Thompson The Canadian Council on Learning (CCL) has provided precisely the kind of alignment desired by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, a globalization think-tank which is responsible for the “raise the bar” and “close the gap” propaganda used to pressure governments into the public-private “partnership” model in most of […]

High-ranking DIA official placed on leave after asking questions about a $1 billion airport renovation plan

Chief Financial Officer Stan Koniz said that he is being unfairly targeted after asking about Denver’s airport renovation plan.  Koniz says that he was told to quit or be put on investigatory leave.  He refused to quit and is now on leave, however, the police have also stated that he is not under investigation with […]