Tag Archives : Power


‘The US is an oligarchy, study concludes’

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino ‘The US is an oligarchy, study concludes’     It’s sad but true. This is something pretty much all critics of crony capitalism can agree on whether on what is traditionally called the “Right” in this country, or the “Left” in this country. Very powerful, very rich interests influence […]

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Anti-Protest Law Passes in Australia – Punishment Includes Fines and Imprisonment

    Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Anti-Protest Law Passes in Australia – Punishment Includes Fines and Imprisonment   The Australian state of Victoria has just passed an extremely anti-democractic law criminalizing protest (recall Japan and Spain moved to do the same late last year). For those of you unfamiliar with Australian geography, Victoria is […]


Dozens of lawmakers related to big time lobbyists – Billions of dollars in fees (Video)

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Editor   Dozens of lawmakers related to big time lobbyists – Billions of dollars in fees (Video)     “It’s not just about staying in office because you like the power. It’s about staying in office because it generates huge amounts of cash for your family.”   Image credit: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org  

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Congressmen Oppose Fast Track & Trans-Pacific Partnership

  Source: http://www.occupycorporatism.com By Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism   Congressmen Oppose Fast Track & Trans-Pacific Partnership     Last week, House Representative Tim Bishop met with union leaders, environmentalists and various activists to join forces against the fast track being debated in Congress concerning the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). To the attendees, Bishop said: “I urge […]


Get Konnected With The Kronies

  Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com By Tona Get Konnected With The Kronies   We interrupt your regularly scheduled programing to bring you more of the same, but in a manner that you will enjoy better than the real thing.  Get Konnected at http://www.thekronies.com.     Published by The Kronies The Kronies are in action…Mandating, Tarrify-ing, Inflating, and […]

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Does the radical expansion of presidential powers under Bush and Obama threaten the country?

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino   Does the radical expansion of presidential powers under Bush and Obama threaten the country?     Bush and Obama have different flavors. But both are crony capitalists. Bush was the Republican version, Obama is the Democrat version. Both have sought to more closely link business and government, to […]


The Battle for Power on the Internet: Bruce Schneier

  The Battle for Power on the Internet: Bruce Schneier at TEDxCambridge 2013   Published by TEDxTalks Bruce Schneier gives us a glimpse of the future of the internet, and shares some of the context we should keep in mind, and the insights we need to understand, as we prepare for it. Learn more about […]

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The Yin and Yang of Government Power

Source: http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com Posted by Robert Wenzel   The Yin and Yang of Government Power   One of the areas where government would like to have absolute control is in the area of money creation. By having control of money creation, the government can, of course, control a monetary spigot that allows it to spend well […]


Big Brother’s power is building, warns George Orwell biographer

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By CBC News  Big Brother’s power is building, warns George Orwell biographer ‘Orwell wrote 1984 as a warning. He felt that if someone didn’t sound the alarm loudly enough, eventually a lot of the freedoms he cherished would be lost.’ Earlier this month, the most talked about novelist in the English language wasn’t […]


Even The New York Times editorial page turns on President Obama

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org Even The New York Times editorial page turns on President Obama     The AP thing got their ears perked. Now with the recent NSA revelations even the Grey Lady, bastion of liberal statism, The New York Times, says the president has gone too far. It’s pretty hard for a liberal president to […]