Archive for the category ‘CAPITALISM’


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)
Edward Bernays, the Father of American Propaganda
Gary G. Kohls, MD | Duty to Warn – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 5th, 2016 ( Comments Off on Edward Bernays, the Father of American Propaganda)
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)
How Liberal Democracy Promotes Inequality
Walden Bello – Foreign Policy In Focus
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on How Liberal Democracy Promotes Inequality)
The Global Bankers’ Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy Financial Stability Board
Ellen Brown, Web of Debt – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Global Bankers’ Coup: Bail-In and the Shadowy Financial Stability Board)
Only Half of Global Banks Have Policy to Respect Human Rights
Carey L. Biron, IPS – TRANSCEND Media Service
December 15th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Only Half of Global Banks Have Policy to Respect Human Rights)
Wall Street Banks and Commodities Fraud
Joseph Kishore, WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 24th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Wall Street Banks and Commodities Fraud)
Creditors Use New Devices to Put Squeeze on Debtors
Jathan Sadowski & Frank A. Pasquale – Al Jazeera America
November 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Creditors Use New Devices to Put Squeeze on Debtors)
The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare
Matt Taibbi – Rolling Stone
November 10th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare)
The Inequality Funnel
Roberto Sansón Mizrahi, OpinionSur – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Inequality Funnel)
Ecuador’s FM Wants Transnational Corporations Held Accountable
Ricardo Patino – Al Jazeera
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Ecuador’s FM Wants Transnational Corporations Held Accountable)
Why Do Banks Want Our Deposits? Hint: It’s Not to Make Loans
Ellen Brown – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Why Do Banks Want Our Deposits? Hint: It’s Not to Make Loans)
Number of Global Billionaires Has Doubled Since the Financial Crisis
Jamie Merrill – The Independent
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Number of Global Billionaires Has Doubled Since the Financial Crisis)
Major Banks Prepare to Pay Billions for Foreign Exchange Manipulation
Richard Smallteacher, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 3rd, 2014 ( Comments Off on Major Banks Prepare to Pay Billions for Foreign Exchange Manipulation)
EU Fines JP Morgan 61 Million Euro for Collusion
Xinhua – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on EU Fines JP Morgan 61 Million Euro for Collusion)
Financial Terrorism: The Wonga Payday Lending Experiment
Binoy Kampmark - CounterPunch
October 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Financial Terrorism: The Wonga Payday Lending Experiment)
The Zombie System – How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails
Michael Sauga – Der Spiegel
October 27th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Zombie System – How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails)
The Top 1% Own Half of Global Wealth
Jon Queally – Common Dreams
October 20th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Top 1% Own Half of Global Wealth)
Syria-to-Ukraine Wars Send U.S. Defense Stocks to Records
Richard Clough, Bloomberg – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 13th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Syria-to-Ukraine Wars Send U.S. Defense Stocks to Records)
Workers Versus Owners (Again): The New Old Capitalism
John K. White - CounterPunch
October 13th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Workers Versus Owners (Again): The New Old Capitalism)
Move Over Keynes, Make Room for Marx – Radical Ideas for Radical Times
Carl Finamore – CounterPunch
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Move Over Keynes, Make Room for Marx – Radical Ideas for Radical Times)
This Is a Complete List of Wall Street CEOs Prosecuted for Their Role in the Financial Crisis
Neil Irwin – The Washington Post
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on This Is a Complete List of Wall Street CEOs Prosecuted for Their Role in the Financial Crisis)
Australian Power Company Caught Overcharging Customers to Make Up for Lost Revenue Due to Solar
Kelmeny Fraser & Sarah Vogler - The Courier-Mail
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Australian Power Company Caught Overcharging Customers to Make Up for Lost Revenue Due to Solar)
GlaxoSmithKline Fined $488.8M for ‘Massive Bribery Network’ in China
Kaijing Xiao – ABC News
September 29th, 2014 ( Comments Off on GlaxoSmithKline Fined $488.8M for ‘Massive Bribery Network’ in China)
How Corporate Power Converted Wealth into Philanthropy for Social Control
Arundhati Roy - AlterNet
September 22nd, 2014 ( Comments Off on How Corporate Power Converted Wealth into Philanthropy for Social Control)
A Perfect Example of a Capitalist Abuser: Coca-Cola and Its Egregious History
Heather Gray - CounterPunch
September 1st, 2014 ( Comments Off on A Perfect Example of a Capitalist Abuser: Coca-Cola and Its Egregious History)
Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle Mortgage Fraud Charges
Pratap Chatterjee, CorpWatch – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 25th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Bank of America to Pay $16.65 Billion to Settle Mortgage Fraud Charges)
The Uphill Battle to Hold US Corporations Accountable for Abuses Abroad
Lauren Carasik – Al Jazeera America
August 11th, 2014 ( Comments Off on The Uphill Battle to Hold US Corporations Accountable for Abuses Abroad)
Deviant and Proud: Sick of This Market-Driven World? You Should Be
George Monbiot – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 11th, 2014 ( Comments Off on Deviant and Proud: Sick of This Market-Driven World? You Should Be)
The Dubious Colombia Exports of German Arms Manufacturer Sig Sauer
Volkmar Kabisch, Georg Mascolo, Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer – Süddeutsche Zeitung International
August 11th, 2014 ( 1 Comment »)
Sweetheart Deal among Mafiosi: Citigroup to Pay $7 Billion for Its “Egregious Misconduct”
Andrea Germanos – Common Dreams
July 21st, 2014 ( Comments Off on Sweetheart Deal among Mafiosi: Citigroup to Pay $7 Billion for Its “Egregious Misconduct”)