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Wall Street’s War On Americans: First Scapegoat, Then Rob

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org April 12, 2015   Wall Street’s War On Americans: First Scapegoat, Then Rob   Richard Wolff explains how scapegoat economics works: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/30032-scapegoat-economics-2015 The economic dissolution of the West is the story I document in The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism. Michael Hudson explains that having looted everything […]

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CEOs Against Private Property

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org April 3, 2015   CEOs Against Private Property   The governor of Indiana last week signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, modeled on similar federal legislation. The Indiana statute states that a person’s religious beliefs may not be “substantially burden[ed]” by anti-discrimination statutes. In other words, if anti-discrimination laws could be […]

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Virginia Limits Retention Of License Plate Capture Data To 7 Days

By Laura Northrup Consumerist March 16, 2015   (frankieleon)   Virginia Limits Retention Of License Plate Capture Data To 7 Days   We’ve shared with you before the that both private companies and law enforcement are combining images of motorists’ license plates with geographic data about where those plates were spotted. Some states have passed […]

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While fewer than 8% of all banks put arbitration clauses on deposit accounts, those few banks account for nearly half of all insured deposits in the U.S. (source: CFPB)

In Wake Of Arbitration Report, Consumer Advocates Ask CFPB To Revoke Banks’ “License To Steal” 1

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 11, 2015   In Wake Of Arbitration Report, Consumer Advocates Ask CFPB To Revoke Banks’ “License To Steal”   This morning (3/10/2015), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its final report on forced arbitration, showing how banks and credit card companies use contractual clauses to short-circuit class-action lawsuits from their […]


Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute February 16, 2015   Creepy, Calculating and Controlling: All the Ways Big Brother Is Watching You     “You had to live—did live, from habit that became instinct—in the assumption that every sound you made was overheard, and, except in darkness, every movement scrutinized.”—George Orwell, 1984 None of us are […]

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