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Archive for the category ‘CAPITALISM’


New Lows Reached with Drug Ads
Martha Rosenberg | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 9th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe: A Special Investigation
Mark Hertsgaard and Mark Dowie – The Nation
April 9th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Disaster Capitalism in Puerto Rico
Stephen Lendman | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 26th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
How Rich Are the Rich? If Only You Knew
Gil B. Manzon Jr. – The Conversation
February 12th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
World’s Richest 1% Acquired 82% of Wealth in 2017: Oxfam
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Volkswagen: The Scandal That Never Ends
Zoya Teirstein | Grist – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
The Invention of Capitalism: How a Self-Sufficient Peasantry Was Whipped into Industrial Wage Slaves
Yasha Levine | The eXiled – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
How Pharma Uses the Charge of ‘Stigma’ to Sell Psychiatric Drugs
Martha Rosenberg | Intrepid Report – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on How Pharma Uses the Charge of ‘Stigma’ to Sell Psychiatric Drugs)
Life-Saving Cancer Drug Sees 1400% Price Hike
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 1st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Life-Saving Cancer Drug Sees 1400% Price Hike)
Income of World’s Top .001% Skyrockets by 636%: Report
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Income of World’s Top .001% Skyrockets by 636%: Report)
Global Inequality Is on the Rise – but at Vastly Different Rates across the World
Antonio Savoia – The Conversation
December 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Global Inequality Is on the Rise – but at Vastly Different Rates across the World)
A Religion Called Economy
Michele Migliorino | Countercurrents – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 11th, 2017 ( Comments Off on A Religion Called Economy)
The Richest 1% Now Own More than 50% of the World’s Wealth
David Meyer – Fortune
November 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The Richest 1% Now Own More than 50% of the World’s Wealth)
How the Rich Stay Rich
Doug Henwood interviews Brooke Harrington – Jacobin Magazine
November 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on How the Rich Stay Rich)
Wealth Inequality ‘Crisis’ as Richest 1 Percent Account for Half the World’s Wealth
Spencer Woodman – International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
November 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Wealth Inequality ‘Crisis’ as Richest 1 Percent Account for Half the World’s Wealth)
About the Paradise Papers Investigation
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 13th, 2017 ( Comments Off on About the Paradise Papers Investigation)
Puerto Rico Suffers while Defending against Disaster Capitalism
Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan – Democracy NOW!
November 6th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Puerto Rico Suffers while Defending against Disaster Capitalism)
Disaster Capitalists Take Big Step toward Privatizing Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid
Kate Aronoff – The Intercept
October 30th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Disaster Capitalists Take Big Step toward Privatizing Puerto Rico’s Electric Grid)
Puerto Rico Rejects Loan Offers, Accusing Hedge Funds of Trying to Profit Off Hurricanes
David Dayen – The Intercept
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Puerto Rico Rejects Loan Offers, Accusing Hedge Funds of Trying to Profit Off Hurricanes)
Making the Rich Richer – How Big Banks Became Our Masters
Rana Foroohar – The New York Times
October 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Making the Rich Richer – How Big Banks Became Our Masters)
Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For
Caroline Winter | Bloomberg – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 25th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Nestlé Makes Billions Bottling Water It Pays Nearly Nothing For)
Ordinary People Left Behind by God & the Free Market
Slavoj Žižek – Russia Today
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Ordinary People Left Behind by God & the Free Market)
Hurricane Irma Unleashes the Forces of Privatization in Puerto Rico
Kate Aronoff, Angel Manuel Soto and Averie Timm – The Intercept
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Hurricane Irma Unleashes the Forces of Privatization in Puerto Rico)
For the Love of Money: Wall Street’s Money Addiction
Sam Polk – The New York Times
September 18th, 2017 ( Comments Off on For the Love of Money: Wall Street’s Money Addiction)
With Enormous Harvey Damage, Naomi Klein Warns against ‘Disaster Capitalism’ Redux
Julia Conley – Common Dreams
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on With Enormous Harvey Damage, Naomi Klein Warns against ‘Disaster Capitalism’ Redux)
After The Financial Crisis: How the Ultra-Wealthy Have Prospered
Nick Beams | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 4th, 2017 ( Comments Off on After The Financial Crisis: How the Ultra-Wealthy Have Prospered)
These Five Countries Are Conduits for the World’s Biggest Tax Havens
Javier Garcia-Bernardo, Eelke Heemskerk, Frank Takes and Jan Fichtner – The Conversation
July 31st, 2017 ( Comments Off on These Five Countries Are Conduits for the World’s Biggest Tax Havens)
Supply-Side Economics Explained
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Supply-Side Economics Explained)
Read It and Weep: QE, the Largest Transfer of Wealth in History
Dan Glazebrook – Russia Today
July 24th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Read It and Weep: QE, the Largest Transfer of Wealth in History)
World’s Debt Over Three Times Greater Than Economic Output
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 10th, 2017 ( Comments Off on World’s Debt Over Three Times Greater Than Economic Output)
Barclays PLC Charged with Fraud by UK Serious Fraud Office
Jean Shaoul | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Barclays PLC Charged with Fraud by UK Serious Fraud Office)
Vulture Capitalists Fight over Pickings from Bankrupt Puerto Rico
Rafael Azul | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 22nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Vulture Capitalists Fight over Pickings from Bankrupt Puerto Rico)
Two Swedish Economists Foresaw the Backlash against Globalisation – Here’s How to Mitigate It
Rodrigo Zeidan - The Conversation
May 15th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Two Swedish Economists Foresaw the Backlash against Globalisation – Here’s How to Mitigate It)
Growing Inequality under Global Capitalism
Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram – Inter Press Service-IPS
May 8th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Growing Inequality under Global Capitalism)
Libor: Bank of England Implicated in Secret Recording
Andy Verity - BBC
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Libor: Bank of England Implicated in Secret Recording)
Who Owns the World? Tracing Half the Corporate Giants’ Shares to 30 Owners
David Peetz and Georgina Murray | Griffith University – The Conversation
April 17th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Who Owns the World? Tracing Half the Corporate Giants’ Shares to 30 Owners)
Wealth of World’s Billionaires Soars amid Stock Market Surge
Shannon Jones | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Wealth of World’s Billionaires Soars amid Stock Market Surge)
Neo-Feudal Society: Tax Havens for Big Multinationals Is ‘Robbery of Population’
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Neo-Feudal Society: Tax Havens for Big Multinationals Is ‘Robbery of Population’)
Secret Companies Allow Corrupt Cash to Flood Key Real Estate Markets
IPS World Desk – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 3rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Secret Companies Allow Corrupt Cash to Flood Key Real Estate Markets)
The East India Company: The Original Corporate Raiders
William Dalrymple – The Guardian
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on The East India Company: The Original Corporate Raiders)
Leading Psychiatrists Follow Top-Dog Bankers’ Guide to Career Advancement
Bruce E. Levine – CounterPunch
March 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Leading Psychiatrists Follow Top-Dog Bankers’ Guide to Career Advancement)
Impact Investing and Venture Philanthropy’s Role in Sowing the Seeds of Financial Opportunity
Tim Scott | Dissident Voice – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 27th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Impact Investing and Venture Philanthropy’s Role in Sowing the Seeds of Financial Opportunity)
Corruption Brings Down an Empire: Odebrecht in Brazil
Mario Osava | Human Wrongs Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on Corruption Brings Down an Empire: Odebrecht in Brazil)
China and Trumpism: The Political Contradictions of Global Capitalism
William I. Robinson - teleSUR
February 20th, 2017 ( Comments Off on China and Trumpism: The Political Contradictions of Global Capitalism)
Inequality (I): Half of World’s Wealth in the Pockets of These Eight Men
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Inequality (I): Half of World’s Wealth in the Pockets of These Eight Men)
Inequality (II): “It Will Take 170 Years for Women to Be Paid as Men Are”
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Inequality (II): “It Will Take 170 Years for Women to Be Paid as Men Are”)
Inequality (III): Less Employment… And More ‘Junk’ Jobs
Baher Kamal – Inter Press Service-IPS
January 23rd, 2017 ( Comments Off on Inequality (III): Less Employment… And More ‘Junk’ Jobs)
US Senate Report Details Price-Gouging by Pharmaceutical Companies
Zaida Green | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 9th, 2017 ( Comments Off on US Senate Report Details Price-Gouging by Pharmaceutical Companies)
The 500 Richest People in the World Got $237 Billion Richer in 2016
Alan Pyke | Think Progress – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 2nd, 2017 ( Comments Off on The 500 Richest People in the World Got $237 Billion Richer in 2016)
Privatization Cure Often Worse Than Malady
Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Anis Chowdhury – Inter Press Service-IPS
November 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Privatization Cure Often Worse Than Malady)
The Universal Right to Capital Income
Yanis Varoufakis | Project Syndicate – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 7th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
‘There’s No Will to Prosecute Crony Capitalism or Corruption like Case of Barroso & Goldman Sachs’
Max Keiser – Russia Today
November 7th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘There’s No Will to Prosecute Crony Capitalism or Corruption like Case of Barroso & Goldman Sachs’)
Independent Work: Choice, Necessity, and the Gig Economy
James Manyika, Susan Lund, Jacques Bughin, Kelsey Robinson, Jan Mischke, and Deepa Mahajan | McKinsey – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Independent Work: Choice, Necessity, and the Gig Economy)
The Gig Economy: More Than 160 Million in US and EU Rely on “Independent Work”
Genevieve Leigh | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Gig Economy: More Than 160 Million in US and EU Rely on “Independent Work”)
Why the Rich Can’t Be Trusted with Money
Larry Beinhart – Al Jazeera
October 31st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why the Rich Can’t Be Trusted with Money)
The Perils of Market-Driven Education
Noam Chomsky, CJ Polychroniou and Lily Sage | ZNet – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 24th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Perils of Market-Driven Education)
Capitalism Is Doomed — Without Alternatives, So Are We
Jake Johnson – Common Dreams
October 24th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Why Wall Street’s Scandals Keep Coming
Maureen O'Hara | Market Watch – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 24th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why Wall Street’s Scandals Keep Coming)
Panama: The Hidden Trillions
Alan Rusbridger | The New York Review of Books - TRANSCEND Media Service
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Panama: The Hidden Trillions)
The Network of Global Corporate Control
Stefania Vitali, James B. Glattfelder and Stefano Battiston | Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule ETH Zürich – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Network of Global Corporate Control)
Haiti’s Hurricane Devastation: A Tragedy Rooted in Capitalist Oppression
Bill Van Auken | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 17th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Haiti’s Hurricane Devastation: A Tragedy Rooted in Capitalist Oppression)
The Economist Magazine Warns of Revolutionary Consequences of Unprecedented Corporate Power
Gabriel Black | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 3rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Economist Magazine Warns of Revolutionary Consequences of Unprecedented Corporate Power)
Agriculture: Trade Wars and Food Wars. Obama and the Multi-Nationals
Prof. James Petras – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Agriculture: Trade Wars and Food Wars. Obama and the Multi-Nationals)
Heroin, Nazis, and Agent Orange: Inside the $66 Billion Merger of the Year
Lydia Mulvany | Bloomberg – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 26th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Heroin, Nazis, and Agent Orange: Inside the $66 Billion Merger of the Year)
Pharma Company Funding Anti-Pot Fight Worried about Losing Business, Filings Show
Lee Fang – The Intercept
September 19th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Pharma Company Funding Anti-Pot Fight Worried about Losing Business, Filings Show)
Wells Fargo Fined $185M for Fake Accounts – 5,300 Were Fired
Kevin McCoy - USA Today
September 12th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Wells Fargo Fined $185M for Fake Accounts – 5,300 Were Fired)
Pfizer Gobbles Up Cancer Drug Maker in $14 Billion Deal
Brad Dixon | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 29th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
New Panama Papers: Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa of Billions in Natural Resource Dollars
Will Fitzgibbon - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on New Panama Papers: Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa of Billions in Natural Resource Dollars)
There’s No Business like the Arms Business – Weapons “R” Us (But You’d Never Know It)
William D. Hartung - TomDispatch
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on There’s No Business like the Arms Business – Weapons “R” Us (But You’d Never Know It))
Ireland Jails Three Top Bankers Over 2008 Banking Meltdown
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 1st, 2016 ( Comments Off on Ireland Jails Three Top Bankers Over 2008 Banking Meltdown)
Cairn Energy Demands India Pay $5.6 Billion or Drop Back Tax Claim
Pratap Chatterjee | CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Cairn Energy Demands India Pay $5.6 Billion or Drop Back Tax Claim)
Fascinating Graphics Show Who Owns All the Major Brands in the World
Jesus Diaz – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Fascinating Graphics Show Who Owns All the Major Brands in the World)
Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris in Major Win for Anti-Smoking Advocates
Pratap Chatterjee | CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Uruguay Defeats Philip Morris in Major Win for Anti-Smoking Advocates)
The 1% Are Recovering from 2008 Recession While 99% Are Still Waiting
Jana Kasperkevic – The Guardian
July 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The 1% Are Recovering from 2008 Recession While 99% Are Still Waiting)
New Violation Tracker Tool Helps Public Track U.S. Corporate Misconduct
Pratap Chatterjee | CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on New Violation Tracker Tool Helps Public Track U.S. Corporate Misconduct)
Brexit and the Derivatives Time Bomb
Ellen Brown | Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Brexit and the Derivatives Time Bomb)
TransCanada Files NAFTA Suit Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keystone XL Rejection
Michael Brune | EcoWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 27th, 2016 ( Comments Off on TransCanada Files NAFTA Suit Demanding More Than $15 Billion for Keystone XL Rejection)
DuPont May Dodge Toxic Lawsuits by Pulling a Disappearing Act
Sharon Lerner – The Intercept
June 20th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Neoliberalism Nakedly Exposed
Robert Hunziker – CounterPunch
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Neoliberalism Nakedly Exposed)
The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part I): The Banking Houses of Morgan and Rockefeller
Dean Henderson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part I): The Banking Houses of Morgan and Rockefeller)
The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part II): The Freemasons and the House of Rothschild
Dean Henderson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part II): The Freemasons and the House of Rothschild)
The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part III): Knights of the Roundtable and the Illuminati
Dean Henderson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part III): Knights of the Roundtable and the Illuminati)
The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part IV): A Financial Parasite
Dean Henderson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part IV): A Financial Parasite)
The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part V): The Solution
Dean Henderson – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Federal Reserve Cartel (Part V): The Solution)
Bilderberg Group Meeting: What Actually Happens at the World’s Most Secretive Gathering of Global Elites, and Who Is Attending?
Adam Lusher – The Independent
June 13th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Bilderberg Group Meeting: What Actually Happens at the World’s Most Secretive Gathering of Global Elites, and Who Is Attending?)
Bayer and Monsanto: A Marriage Made in Hell
Martha Rosenberg and Ronnie Cummins | Organic Consumers Association – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Bayer and Monsanto: A Marriage Made in Hell)
Wall Street’s New Man in Brazil: The Forces Behind Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment
José L. Flores – CounterPunch
May 30th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Wall Street’s New Man in Brazil: The Forces Behind Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment)
We Have Entered the Looting Stage of Capitalism: Germany’s Assault on the IMF
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 30th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
How Big Pharma Uses Charity Programs to Cover for Drug Price Hikes
Benjamin Elgin and Robert Langreth | Bloomberg – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 23rd, 2016 ( Comments Off on How Big Pharma Uses Charity Programs to Cover for Drug Price Hikes)
The Real Target of the Panama Papers
Pepe Escobar – teleSUR
May 16th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Real Target of the Panama Papers)
Nothing Is Real: “It’s All Being Played to Keep People Believing the System Is Working”
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Nothing Is Real: “It’s All Being Played to Keep People Believing the System Is Working”)
Valeant CEO to Tell Senate He’s Really, Really Sorry for Raising the Price of Life-Saving Heart Drugs 700 Percent
Claire Landsbaum – New York Magazine
May 2nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Valeant CEO to Tell Senate He’s Really, Really Sorry for Raising the Price of Life-Saving Heart Drugs 700 Percent)
Oxfam: US Corporate Tax Cheats Hiding $1.4 Trillion in Profits in Offshore Accounts
Patrick Martin, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Oxfam: US Corporate Tax Cheats Hiding $1.4 Trillion in Profits in Offshore Accounts)
Oxfam: Most of World Bank’s Private Investments Linked to Tax Havens
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Oxfam: Most of World Bank’s Private Investments Linked to Tax Havens)
What the Panama Papers Mean for Global Development
Tharanga Yakupitiyage – Inter Pres Service-IPS
April 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on What the Panama Papers Mean for Global Development)
Broken at the Top – The Oxfam Report
Oxfam America – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Broken at the Top – The Oxfam Report)
The Corruption Revealed in the Panama Papers Opened the Door to Isis
Patrick Cockburn – CounterPunch
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Corruption Revealed in the Panama Papers Opened the Door to Isis)
Sixty-Two Billionaires Own Half the World
Samuel Harris – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Sixty-Two Billionaires Own Half the World)
Panama Papers: Reigniting the Debate for a Global Tax Body
Share the World’s Resources – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Panama Papers: Reigniting the Debate for a Global Tax Body)
The Panama Papers and the 1%
Mel Gurtov, PeaceVoice – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Panama Papers and the 1%)
Panama Papers: City of London Is ‘Beating Heart’ of Tax Cheats Empire
teleSUR – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Panama Papers: City of London Is ‘Beating Heart’ of Tax Cheats Empire)
The Zombie Doctrine
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Zombie Doctrine)
Rothschild Bank Now under Criminal Investigation after Baron David de Rothschild Indictment
Matt Agorist, The Free Thought Project - TRANSCEND Media Service
April 18th, 2016 ( 4 Comments »)
WikiLeaks: US Government, Soros Funded Panama Papers to Attack Putin
Russia Today – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 11th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
Spies and Shadowy Allies Lurk in Secret with Help from Offshore Firm
Will Fitzgibbon - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Spies and Shadowy Allies Lurk in Secret with Help from Offshore Firm)
Imperialism, Political Corruption and the Real Face of Capitalism
Andre Damon, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Imperialism, Political Corruption and the Real Face of Capitalism)
‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon
Robert Parry – Consortium News
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on ‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon)
A Key Similarity between Snowden Leak and Panama Papers: Scandal Is What’s Been Legalized
Glenn Greenwald – The Intercept
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on A Key Similarity between Snowden Leak and Panama Papers: Scandal Is What’s Been Legalized)
Beyond Panama: What the World Really Needs Is the #DelawarePapers
Nika Knight – Common Dreams
April 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Beyond Panama: What the World Really Needs Is the #DelawarePapers)
Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption: The Panama Papers
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption: The Panama Papers)
Explore the Panama Papers Key Figures
Rigoberto Carvajal, Mar Cabra, Álvaro Ortiz and Fernando Blat - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists-ICIJ
April 4th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Explore the Panama Papers Key Figures)
The Great Ponzi Scheme of the Global Economy
Michael Hudson and Chris Hedges – CounterPunch
March 28th, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Great Ponzi Scheme of the Global Economy)
World Bank: Humanitarian Aid or Raid?
Claire Provost and Matt Kennard – Mother Jones
March 21st, 2016 ( Comments Off on World Bank: Humanitarian Aid or Raid?)
Major Pharma Scandal: Whistleblowers Claim Popular Asthma Drug Was Marketed Illegally
Martha Rosenberg - AlterNet
March 14th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Major Pharma Scandal: Whistleblowers Claim Popular Asthma Drug Was Marketed Illegally)
Financial Oligarchy vs. Feudal Aristocracy
Ismael Hossein-Zadeh and Anthony A. Gabb - CounterPunch
February 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on Financial Oligarchy vs. Feudal Aristocracy)
The Mad Violence of Casino Capitalism
Henry Giroux - CounterPunch
February 22nd, 2016 ( Comments Off on The Mad Violence of Casino Capitalism)
Morgan Stanley to Pay $3.2 Billion over Contributors to ’08 Crisis
Michael Virtanen, Associated Press – Reader Supported News
February 15th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Morgan Stanley to Pay $3.2 Billion over Contributors to ’08 Crisis)
Why Prosecutors Don’t Target Thieving CEOs
Ian Salisbury – Time
February 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Why Prosecutors Don’t Target Thieving CEOs)
Wall Street Worldview: Why Are People Upset?
William Boardman - Reader Supported News
February 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Wall Street Worldview: Why Are People Upset?)
For the Love of Money: Wall Street’s Money Addiction
Sam Polk – International New York Times
February 8th, 2016 ( 1 Comment »)
VW, GM and Takata: The Case for Jailing Corporate Executives
Russell Mokhiber – CounterPunch
February 8th, 2016 ( Comments Off on VW, GM and Takata: The Case for Jailing Corporate Executives)
Goldman Sachs Will Pay $5 Billion to Settle Financial-Crisis Claims
Jim Zarroli, NPR – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 25th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Goldman Sachs Will Pay $5 Billion to Settle Financial-Crisis Claims)
Wall Street Taking Over Nonprofit Sector
Dan Wright, Shadowproof – TRANSCEND Media Service
January 11th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Wall Street Taking Over Nonprofit Sector)
How 19 Big-Name Corporations Plan to Make Money off the Climate Crisis

December 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How 19 Big-Name Corporations Plan to Make Money off the Climate Crisis)
Imperialism and Capitalism: Rethinking an Intimate Relationship
Prof. James Petras and Prof. Henry Veltmeyer – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Imperialism and Capitalism: Rethinking an Intimate Relationship)
Rearranging the Deck on Capitalism’s Sinking Ship
Andrew Smolski - CounterPunch
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Rearranging the Deck on Capitalism’s Sinking Ship)
How to Be an Anticapitalist Today
Prof. Erik Olin Wright, Ph.D. – Jacobin Magazine
December 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on How to Be an Anticapitalist Today)
The Dark Alliance of Global Philanthropy and Capitalism
William G Moseley – Al Jazeera
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Dark Alliance of Global Philanthropy and Capitalism)
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Is a Marketing Tool, Not a Charity
Emily Baselt Steiger – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Is a Marketing Tool, Not a Charity)
Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash, and the $10 Trillion Bail-in
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 23rd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Hang Onto Your Wallets: Negative Interest, the War on Cash, and the $10 Trillion Bail-in)
With ‘Off-Planet’ Mining Bill, US Congress Seeks to Privatize Outer Space
Deirdre Fulton – Common Dreams
November 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on With ‘Off-Planet’ Mining Bill, US Congress Seeks to Privatize Outer Space)
Disaster Capitalism, And the Outsourcing of Violence in the UK
Antony Loewenstein – Open Democracy
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Disaster Capitalism, And the Outsourcing of Violence in the UK)
VW Rigged Emissions Systems on Porsches, Audis Too
Keith Laing, The Hill – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on VW Rigged Emissions Systems on Porsches, Audis Too)
Automakers and Their Dark, Deadly Conspiracies
Yves Engler - CounterPunch
November 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Automakers and Their Dark, Deadly Conspiracies)
A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part I)
Devon Douglas-Bowers, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part I))
A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part II)
Devon Douglas-Bowers, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part II))
A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part III)
Devon Douglas-Bowers, Occupy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Bank to Rule Them All: Exposing the Bank for International Settlements (Part III))
The Elephant in the Room: Capitalism and Sustainable Development
Garry Leech - CounterPunch
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Elephant in the Room: Capitalism and Sustainable Development)
Criminal Prosecutions Won’t Change the Financial Industry
Chase Madar – Al Jazeera
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Criminal Prosecutions Won’t Change the Financial Industry)
Top 1 Percent Owns Half of All Global Wealth, Per Credit Suisse Report
Owen Davis – International Business Times
October 19th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Top 1 Percent Owns Half of All Global Wealth, Per Credit Suisse Report)
Four More Carmakers Join Diesel Emissions Row
Damian Carrington – The Guardian
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Four More Carmakers Join Diesel Emissions Row)
Wide Range of Cars Emit More Pollution in Realistic Driving Tests, Data Shows
Damian Carrington – The Guardian
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Wide Range of Cars Emit More Pollution in Realistic Driving Tests, Data Shows)
DuPont Found Liable in Teflon Toxin Trial
Sharon Lerner – The Intercept
October 12th, 2015 ( Comments Off on DuPont Found Liable in Teflon Toxin Trial)
The Ongoing Epidemic of Corporate Crime
Dean Baker – Al Jazeera
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Ongoing Epidemic of Corporate Crime)
Volkswagen: EPA to Investigate Other Automakers in Wake of Emissions Cheating Scandal, Report Says
Mark Hanrahan – International Business Times
October 5th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Volkswagen: EPA to Investigate Other Automakers in Wake of Emissions Cheating Scandal, Report Says)
Time to Imagine: From ‘Disaster Capitalism’ to a System of Our Own
Cynthia McKinney – Russia Today
September 28th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
US Pharmaceutical Industry Price-Gouging and the Case of Martin Shkreli
Nick Barrickman, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 28th, 2015 ( Comments Off on US Pharmaceutical Industry Price-Gouging and the Case of Martin Shkreli)
‘Samsung Is to Blame’ for Cancers
Sandra Bartlett – The Center for Public Integrity
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on ‘Samsung Is to Blame’ for Cancers)
Slavoj Žižek: We Can’t Address the EU Refugee Crisis without Confronting Global Capitalism
Slavoj Žižek – In These Times
September 21st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Slavoj Žižek: We Can’t Address the EU Refugee Crisis without Confronting Global Capitalism)
Reich and the Myth of a Moral Capitalism
Richard Becker - Liberation
September 14th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Reich and the Myth of a Moral Capitalism)
The G20 Summit: A Spectacle of Political Bankruptcy
Nick Beams, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 7th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The G20 Summit: A Spectacle of Political Bankruptcy)
Central Banks Step In to Prop Up Global Financial Bubble
Andre Damon, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Central Banks Step In to Prop Up Global Financial Bubble)
Financial Times Calls for Abolishing Cash – “To Give More Power to Central Banks”
Paul Joseph Watson, InfoWars – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Financial Times Calls for Abolishing Cash – “To Give More Power to Central Banks”)
Privatization Is at the Core of Fascism
Eric Zuesse – Strategic Culture Foundation
August 31st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Privatization Is at the Core of Fascism)
Appellate Court Judges Cite “1984” to Expand Corporate First Amendment Rights
Jon Schwarz – The Intercept
August 24th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Appellate Court Judges Cite “1984” to Expand Corporate First Amendment Rights)
The Social Cost of Capitalism
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Social Cost of Capitalism)
The Teflon Toxin – Part 1: DuPont and the Chemistry of Deception
Sharon Lerner – The Intercept
August 17th, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Nine Banks Including RBS Settle $2bn Forex Rigging Claim in US Court
Jill Treanor – The Guardian
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Nine Banks Including RBS Settle $2bn Forex Rigging Claim in US Court)
Mass Layoffs Worldwide as Corporate Mergers Near New Record
Andre Damon, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 17th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Mass Layoffs Worldwide as Corporate Mergers Near New Record)
The Quadrillion Dollar Derivative Debt and the “Bail-In”: When You Deposit Funds in a Bank, It Becomes “Their Money”
Bill Holter - Global Research
August 10th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Quadrillion Dollar Derivative Debt and the “Bail-In”: When You Deposit Funds in a Bank, It Becomes “Their Money”)
Capitalism, Engineered Dependencies and the Eurozone
Rob Urie - CounterPunch
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Capitalism, Engineered Dependencies and the Eurozone)
(Français) Chronique de mots pervers : le “capital humain”
Elisabeth Beague, Investig’Action – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on (Français) Chronique de mots pervers : le “capital humain”)
The End of Capitalism Has Begun
Paul Mason – The Guardian
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The End of Capitalism Has Begun)
Pope Francis Tells World Youth to Rise Up Against Global Capitalism
Lauren McCauley – Common Dreams
July 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Pope Francis Tells World Youth to Rise Up Against Global Capitalism)
In the Western World Capitalism Has Devolved into Looting
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 6th, 2015 ( Comments Off on In the Western World Capitalism Has Devolved into Looting)
Millionaires Projected to Own 46 Percent of Global Private Wealth by 2019
Gabriel Black, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 22nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Millionaires Projected to Own 46 Percent of Global Private Wealth by 2019)
[Banks] Getting Away with Murder
Susan George – Transnational Institute
June 22nd, 2015 ( 1 Comment »)
Trade Agreements like TISA, TPP and TTIP Will Sideline National Laws, WikiLeaks Says
Hazel Sheffield – The Independent
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Trade Agreements like TISA, TPP and TTIP Will Sideline National Laws, WikiLeaks Says)
HSBC Pays Out £28m over Money-Laundering Claims
Juliette Garside – The Guardian
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on HSBC Pays Out £28m over Money-Laundering Claims)
WikiLeaks Releases Documents Related to Controversial US Trade Pact
Sam Thielman in New York and Phillip Inman in London – The Guardian
June 8th, 2015 ( Comments Off on WikiLeaks Releases Documents Related to Controversial US Trade Pact)
The Escalation of Global Financial Parasitism
Nick Beams, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Escalation of Global Financial Parasitism)
Unsettling Settlements: More Wrongdoing at Banks, More Swingeing Fines, No Prosecutions
The Economist – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Unsettling Settlements: More Wrongdoing at Banks, More Swingeing Fines, No Prosecutions)
Finance like a Cancer Grows
Roberto Savio, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Finance like a Cancer Grows)
Latest Guilty Pleas Prove Big Bank Criminality ‘Rampant,’ But Jail Time Non-Existent
Deirdre Fulton – Common Dreams
June 1st, 2015 ( Comments Off on Latest Guilty Pleas Prove Big Bank Criminality ‘Rampant,’ But Jail Time Non-Existent)
[Banksters Mafia Orgy] Major World Banks Hit by Record Fine for Rigging Forex Markets
Jill Treanor in London and Dominic Rushe in New York – The Guardian
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on [Banksters Mafia Orgy] Major World Banks Hit by Record Fine for Rigging Forex Markets)
Why Aren’t the Banksters in Prison?
Andre Damon, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 25th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Why Aren’t the Banksters in Prison?)
The Capitalist Culture Is Contrary to Life and Happiness
Leonardo Boff – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 11th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Capitalist Culture Is Contrary to Life and Happiness)
Deutsche Bank Pays $2.5 Billion Fine for Interest Rate Rigging
Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Deutsche Bank Pays $2.5 Billion Fine for Interest Rate Rigging)
A Hole in the [Capitalist] System
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 4th, 2015 ( Comments Off on A Hole in the [Capitalist] System)
Global Capitalism and the Global Police State: Crisis of Humanity and the Specter of 21st Century Fascism
Prof William I. Robinson - Global Research
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Global Capitalism and the Global Police State: Crisis of Humanity and the Specter of 21st Century Fascism)
Pillar of Neoliberal Thinking Is Vacillating
Roberto Savio - Centre tricontinental-CETRI
April 27th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Pillar of Neoliberal Thinking Is Vacillating)
The Bank of International Settlements: Meet the Secretive Group That Runs the World
Tyler Durden, Zero Hedge – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 20th, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Bank of International Settlements: Meet the Secretive Group That Runs the World)
Financial Feudalism
Dmitry Orlov – TRANSCEND Media Service
March 30th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Financial Feudalism)
Corporations That Benefit People and the Planet
Mary Turck – Al Jazeera America
March 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Corporations That Benefit People and the Planet)
Silicon Valley Pioneers and Michael Jordan Join Forbes Billionaires List
Rupert Neate – The Guardian
March 9th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Silicon Valley Pioneers and Michael Jordan Join Forbes Billionaires List)
Morgan Stanley Strikes $2.6bn Deal to Settle Mortgage Bubble Case
Associated Press – The Guardian
March 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Morgan Stanley Strikes $2.6bn Deal to Settle Mortgage Bubble Case)
The Self-Enrichment of the Elites: Economic Hegemony and the Federal Reserve
Rob Urie - CounterPunch
March 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Self-Enrichment of the Elites: Economic Hegemony and the Federal Reserve)
Junk the Phrase ‘Human Capital’
Branko Milanovic – Al Jazeera America
February 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Junk the Phrase ‘Human Capital’)
Iceland Convicts Bad Bankers and Says Other Nations Can Act
Alistair Scrutton and Ragnhildur Sigurdardottir, Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 16th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Iceland Convicts Bad Bankers and Says Other Nations Can Act)
The High Cost of Capitalism: The Destructive Component in Capitalism’s ‘Creative Destruction’ Is Very High
Paul Craig Roberts – TRANSCEND Media Service
February 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The High Cost of Capitalism: The Destructive Component in Capitalism’s ‘Creative Destruction’ Is Very High)
The Davos Oligarchs Are Right to Fear the World They’ve Made
Seumas Milne – The Guardian
February 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on The Davos Oligarchs Are Right to Fear the World They’ve Made)
Capitalism Killing the Earth and Its People
Finian Cunningham – Press TV
February 2nd, 2015 ( Comments Off on Capitalism Killing the Earth and Its People)
Open Letter to Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum
Kamran Mofid - Transnational Foundation for Peace & Future Research
January 26th, 2015 ( Comments Off on Open Letter to Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum)
Shame Is Good. Shame Is Right. Shame Works
Lynn Stuart Parramore – Al Jazeera America
December 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Shame Is Good. Shame Is Right. Shame Works)