You're Next: Don't Let Them Do a Cyprus on New Zealand

Please sign petition at http://www.avaaz.org/en/petition/Reform_the_banking_system_so_that_no_more_bailouts_are_ever_needed/?cHHSRcb Readers may be aware of an effort by the New Zealand’s government to re-jig the Reserve Bank’s Open Banking Resolution to permit failing banks to confiscate a portion of their customer’s accounts to repay bank debt – as the government of Cyprus has just done. Unlike Cyprus, New Zealand isn’t […]

Dotcom Strikes Another Blow For Internet Freedom

New Zealand Folk hero Kim Dotcom has struck another blow for Internet freedom by launching a new cloud file storage service, called MEGA, one year to the minute after the FBI shut down Megaupload, froze his funds and induced New Zealand security services to launch a SWAT team raid on his Auckland home and seize […]

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 […]

American Monetary Institute (AMI): History of money, monetary reform, and public action. 5 of 6

author engages in comments at source. The American Monetary Institute is the world’s leading organization for understanding monetary history and how to reform monetary policy. These six articles reprint AMI’s principle information, available at AMI’s website, with their express permission to share widely:  Explaining the need for monetary reform: the heart of our economic crisis […]

ONTARIO ADVISOR FULLAN TEAMED WITH PASTOREK IN NEW ORLEANS REFORM: CHARTER SCHOOLS ON ONTARIO’S “NEXT HORIZON”

Guest Blogged by George Thompson Premier McGuinty’s Special Advisor on education and the architect of Ontario’s reforms, was also a key advisor to the Louisiana superintendent, Paul Pastorek, in directing the post Hurricane Katrina reforms which led to America’s charter-dominated city. Katrina had presented an opportunity for what Naomi Klein refers to as “disaster capitalism”; […]

The Origins of the “Global Warming” Scare

When it comes to corporate media, environmentalists and dissidents are quick to look for hidden agendas, which is valuable for posing critical questions and avoiding lockstep acceptance of establishment memes. However when it comes to media and movements that present themselves as “green” or “progressive” the skepticism seems to evaporate even when those entities are […]