|May 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial|
Trillions of dollars. That’s the size of the bets that banks place with their big customers, like localities. Then they rig the game.
|May 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
If rancher Bundy offered to pay his neighbors rather than distant politicians, then he might have a moral leg to stand on.
|May 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism|
Would you rather get the work assigned to you over in less time or take breaks and drag it out? Some workers will be guinea pigs.
|April 30, 2014||Posted by Staff under Health|
If something is bothering you so much that you can’t sleep enough, here’s another reason to take care of it.
|April 26, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
Their dreams of success get dashed when no opportunity awaits and they still have thousands of dollars in student loans.
|April 24, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial|
Think your money is safe in your bank? Think again. Bankers have plans to claim it to resolve their next financial crisis.
|April 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
If the Hollanders do what they say, they’ll save both money and part of the environment as clean alternatives get used.
|April 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Ayn Rand fans, Heritage Action, are mad: US taxpayers have subsidized a loan for crony capitalist Gina Rinehart.
|April 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Corruption, War / Peace|
Putin’s Crimean adventure shifted the conversation off corruption; no one is likely to bring it up again anytime soon.
|April 18, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Environmental, Health|
Breathing bad air, despite getting better in some places, may be worse than you have ever imagined.
|April 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
CEOs can openly steal from their companies because it’s legal and they’ve gotten away with it for so long. Enough already?
|April 9, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial, Land Disputes, War / Peace|
Will any ordinary Ukrainian see one penny of that loan? But will all the regular Ukrainians have to pay back that loan?
|April 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Health|
The rate of these infections in children is still low, but the toxic enzymes produced by bacteria can spread rapidly.
|April 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Rent recovery or avoidance, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Obama reiterated his call to quit subsidizing Big Oil, to recover the rents they capture, and to invest in clean power.
|April 4, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism, Politics|
Most national governments lack the guts to say “no” to Big Business. Only true democracies can get away with that.