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the high cost of subsidizing huge corporations

There are so many ways we subsidize obscenely wealthy corporations that don’t actually need the money other than built-in greed in the corporate structure.  For example: Johnston explained how the process typically works: “You come in as Walmart or Home … Continue reading

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What is Silicon Valley Really Up to?

This is well worth the read and I do agree with this. But the strategy I’ve employed is a little different. My IRL stuff is on FB. I keep my nom de plume for other social media sites including the … Continue reading

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The Amazing Power of Cooperation in the Workforce…

We desperately need to rework how we set up our businesses. In particular we need to move away from the shareholder is the lord god almighty of a business. It’s killing us, to be blunt. Companies need to consider much … Continue reading

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corporate sponsors

I SAY YES!! h/t (and possibly credit?) to Wes Forster@G+ Like 0

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guess who just blinked

Well, well, well well. What do we have here? U.S. corporations press Republicans for debt deal Wall Street, big corporations and business groups are mounting an increasingly frantic lobbying campaign to persuade Republicans to raise the debt limit as fears … Continue reading

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this n that

Read this, give here. Why we may need to take international action against Blackwater: they have resettled in the UAE amid mounting legal problems in the U.S.:Blackwater Founder Forms Secret Army for UAE. That doesn’t sound good to me at … Continue reading

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this n that

Go and read Now What?: It is hard to escape the fact that, in far too many ways, bin Laden won even in death. He hoped to provoke a drastic over-reach from that resident idiot in the White House, and … Continue reading

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this n that

Go read the whole thing: “USA! USA!” is the wrong response by David Sirota This is bin Laden’s lamentable victory: He has changed America’s psyche from one that saw violence as a regrettable-if-sometimes-necessary act into one that finds orgasmic euphoria … Continue reading

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current corporate model: profit before safety

That about sums it up: This points to a cruel irony: the SEC re­quires full dis­closure of events that might cause harm to the per­for­mance of BP’s fin­an­ci­al securit­ies. But re­port­ing on events that might harm humans? That’s not so … Continue reading

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The Corporation (a documentary)

[Audio: English; Captions: English] Note that this is multi-part with the play list to be found here. Altogether it’s about two hours and most of it is autocaptioned, with varying levels of success (I’m trying to find if there’s a … Continue reading

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corporatocracy

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a mess of taxes

Let’s take a quick look at the restrictions on nonprofits incorporated under 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code: To be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, an organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes … Continue reading

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this n that

Fighting Back: Corporate Control? Not in These Communities Save Our Schools: March and National Call to Action Top 10 Worst Things about the Republicans’ Immoral Budget GOP Thuggery: Disenfranchisment major theme: NH GOP Seeks To Disenfranchise Students Who ‘Just Vote … Continue reading

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this n that

State of the Web (Oatmeal) From JMG: Iowa Rep. Dwayne Alons: Normal People Live Longer Because They’re Not Gay. The supply of stupid, OTOH, is infinite. What the right won’t admit about Reagan. What I love about this is that … Continue reading

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