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Big Pharma and the Opposite of Science

By Sandy Ikeda Foundation for Economic Education October 20, 2015   Big Pharma and the Opposite of Science The Seen and Unseen of Daraprim   Can we all agree that no reasonable and compassionate person would want to force people to choose between food and medicine? Unfortunately, too many people across the ideological spectrum assume that […]

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Who Is Building the Private, Peer-to-Peer Marketplace?

By The Freeman Foundation for Economic Education July 28, 2015   Who Is Building the Private, Peer-to-Peer Marketplace? An Interview with Sam Patterson     Sam Patterson (sam@samuelrpatterson.com) is an author and technology enthusiast from Virginia. He has written about decentralized technologies such as bitcoin and OpenBazaar. Sam recently cofounded a company called OB1 to […]

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Rule By The Corporations

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org June 1, 2015   Rule By The Corporations TTIP: The Corporate Empowerment Act   The Transatlantic and Transpacific Trade and Investment Partnerships have nothing to do with free trade. “Free trade” is used as a disguise to hide the power these agreements give to corporations to use […]


We Need Actual Free Trade, Not the TPP

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 31, 2015   We Need Actual Free Trade, Not the TPP   Brendan Nyhan at The New York Times seems to be under the impression that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has something to do with free trade. Nyhan writes that the TPP is the latest step in a decades-long […]

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WTO Ruling on Meat Labels Exemplifies Corporate Profits Trumping Democracy

By Jon Queally Common Dreams May 18, 2015   WTO Ruling on Meat Labels Exemplifies Corporate Profits Trumping Democracy ‘Country of origin labels’ championed by consumer safety and animal welfare advocates were ruled as having a negative impact on large North American meat-packing companies     In a decision food safety and consumer advocates are […]


The De-industrialization of America

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and John Titus Aug. 11, 2014 The De-industrialization of America   On January 6, 2004, Paul Craig Roberts and US Senator Charles Schumer published a jointly written article on the op-ed page of the New York Times titled “Second Thoughts on Free Trade.” The article pointed out that […]

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When free trade is managed trade, The Trans-Pacific/Atlantic Partnership

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino When free trade is managed trade, The Trans-Pacific/Atlantic Partnership   Right now, secret negotiations which will profoundly affect what the 21st century global economy will look like are happening. You are not invited to weigh in. The power players of the world are busy negotiating the game for their benefit, […]


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Clare Daly REBUKES Bootlicking Irish PM on Snowden

Source: http://www.dailypaul.com Submitted by goldenequity Clare Daly REBUKES Bootlicking Irish PM on Snowden   Clare Daly speaks TRUTH to Cowardice.   http://youtu.be/SmsrIiHWp6M Irish Times Snowden asylum request deserves latitude, says Clare Daly Taoiseach urged to use creativity to allow US whistleblower to access Republic ### Washington’s lapdogs are world wide. Related post: Lawlessness Is The […]


Corporations Push to Overrule National Laws – Secret Treaty

Source: http://www.washingtonsblog.com First Congress Member Allowed to Read Secret Treaty Says “There Is No National Security Purpose In Keeping This Text Secret … This Agreement Hands The Sovereignty of Our Country Over to Corporate Interests”     Corporations Push to Overrule National Laws We reported last year: Democratic Senator Wyden – the head of the […]


55 Reasons Why You Should Buy Products That Are Made In America This Holiday Season 1

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog This is the time of the year when Americans run out to their favorite retail stores and fill up their shopping carts with lots of cheap plastic crap made by workers in foreign countries where it is legal to pay slave labor wages.  By doing this, the […]


Yuan tipped to replace U.S. dollar, Euro in southeast Asia 1

Source: http://news.xinhuanet.com By Chen Zhi BANGKOK, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) — China’s currency could be eventually used as an alternative to the U.S. dollar and Euro by southeast Asian countries, experts said. Phathanaphong Phusuwan, a senior official of the Bank of Thailand, said in a seminar on Thai-Chinese trade, investment and finance relations on Saturday that […]