( life / money / economy / conspiracies ) Think tank community that's doing its best to control the worldThe corporate-policy network is highly centralized, at both the level of individuals and that of organizations. Its inner circle is a tightly interwoven ensemble of politically active business leaders; its organizational core include... read more
( life / money / economy ) Great article here: Three-Ways-to-Put-America
In theory The Great Recession is history, but for those of us who live and work on Real Street the carnage and horror continues. On Real Street, outside the gated communities where 1% of the people own 90% of everything, we are now at 99 weeks and count ... read more
( life / money / economy ) As I've said before, this country needs a new (or maybe just an enforced) Sherman Antitrust Act that will limit the size, influence and control of any one corporation.
Having more companies means more jobs and, most importantly, more competition. Even the elites (at least pretend t ... read more
( life / money / economy ) via intrepidreport.com.
... the low 2011 real median household income is the summation, in most cases, of two household earners, whereas in 1967-68 one earner could produce the same real income.... when both husband and wife have to work in order to maintain the same purchasing power, household inc... read more
( life / money / economy ) This (below) is why we hate Walmart.Too many people don't understand this.They just want low prices no matter the overall, long-run cost.
from Walmart: 50 Years of Gutting America's Middle Class
Walmart's explosive growth has gutted two key pillars of the American middle class: smal... read more
( life / money / economy ) If the purpose of money and credit were to discourage the exchange of goods and services, to destroy periodically the wealth produced, to frustrate and trip those who save, our present monetary system does that most effectively!
via The 1930s Chicago Plan Vs The American Monetary Act.... read more
( culture / quotes / economy ) Watching Titanic the part where the ship is sinking is like watching the U.S. economy, where the rich conspire to sink as many of the poor as they possibly can. - Bill Holmes (yes, I thought this one up myself!)
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