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HK Tear Gas Made In USA

Interesting story in Buzzfeed by Rosalind Adams: The American Father And Son Exporting Tear Gas To Hong Kong: “A BuzzFeed News investigation found low-paid American workers producing tear gas in potentially dangerous conditions. It’s then shipped to Hong Kong, where it’s used against pro-democracy protesters.” The father/son duo, says  Ms. Adams , are Jim and…

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Monsanto’s Special Ops

Ever wondered how giant corporations control the discourse about them? Here’s a way. You spy and you manipulate… From The Guardian: Revealed: how Monsanto’s ‘intelligence center’ targeted journalists and activists “Internal documents show how the company worked to discredit critics and investigated singer Neil Young”  

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The Green Skyscraper

As we move closer to a Green New Deal that will hopefully help us revolutionize the economy.  I came up with the concept of the Green Skyscraper to try and help solve some of our societal ills.  Currently, we allow billionaires to build skyscrapers and that does absolutely nothing to help cure any of society’s…

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Real Treason…and China

From the Editor’s Desk I had an interesting thought the other day. It’s not necessarily profound or anything, but it did occur to me that I’ve seeing a lot of articles lately about how China is overtaking us. The People’s Republic is becoming, we suspect, the world’s dominant power, and leaving us in the dust.…

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America needs Entrepreneurs

It makes me wonder if in combating the billion dollar scale economy if we don’t need more entrepreneurs to do things better and treat the workers and independent contractors better.  Like a Lyft or Uber that charges a $1 or $2 flat fee and the rest of the fare goes to the drivers.  People may…

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Capitalism Is In Trouble

Capitalism today is in trouble, and even the most ardent defenders of free enterprise are saying so. Consider Jonathan Tepper, founder of Variant Perception, “a research group for asset managers.” It would seem hard to find anyone more devoted to unregulated markets. Yet, even so, in a new book, The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and…

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Capitalism Is In Trouble

Capitalism today is in trouble, and even the most ardent defenders of free enterprise are saying so. Consider Jonathan Tepper, founder of Variant Perception, “a research group for asset managers.” It would seem hard to find anyone more devoted to unregulated markets. Yet, even so, in a new book, The Myth of Capitalism: Monopolies and…

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Capitalism Is Sick…says The Economist

Check out the following story on the Economist’s website, The next capitalist revolution. In it, the editors argue that inactive, non-interventionist, libertarian governments have kept their hands off corporations for so long that capitalism is now in serious trouble. Instead, of competing with one another, as they should under capitalist doctrine, they are monopolies that…

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Exploring the “Moral Rot” ….

Image Source: marcn (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0) …of Today’s Capitalism with Marianne Williamson By Todd Telford At a recent interview in Iowa, presidential candidate Marianne Williamson dove deep into a glaring truth in American politics today: money and greed have driven us from the moral path set forth by our founders. This deviation stems from the domination of…

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