profits


Everyone Wants Profits — Including “Non-Profit” Groups

By Jonathan Newman Mises.org June 6, 2016   Everyone Wants Profits — Including “Non-Profit” Groups   What is a “non-profit” organization? Are they subject to economic calculation? What can economic theory tell us about their functions? With Hillary Clinton under fire for (among other scandals) using the Clinton Foundation as “a kind of globalist grift,” […]

Everyone Wants Profits — Including "Non-Profit" Groups

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover ~ Paul Craig Roberts

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 20, 2016   The US Economy Has Not Recovered And Will Not Recover     The US economy died when middle class jobs were offshored and when the financial system was deregulated. Jobs offshoring benefitted Wall Street, corporate executives, and shareholders, because lower labor and compliance […]


There’s No Such Thing as Excessive Profits

By Robert P. Murphy Foundation for Economic Education October 23, 2015   There’s No Such Thing as Excessive Profits Problems with a “Fair Rate of Return”     If you want to do business in Venezuela, you will have to let the government do your bookkeeping to make sure you aren’t making too much. Venezuelan president Nicolás […]

burning-money

3217859975_33a26ee02a_z

Caution! Corporate Cronies at Work…

By Bill Bonner Bonner & Partners August 14, 2015   Caution! Corporate Cronies at Work…     U.S. stocks flat. A bump in Tokyo. A bump up in Shanghai. Gold registered a $7 loss in New York trading. Noise, in other words. Nothing to worry about. So let us remind readers, and ourselves, of what […]


Soros Looks to Co-Own Ukraine

By Alex Freeman The Fifth Column April 6, 2015   Soros Looks to Co-Own Ukraine     Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros has proposed a $1 Billion contribution of a combined $50 Billion investment package in the Ukraine in order to form an economic barrier to Russia’s entry to the war torn nation.  In an […]

(Image courtesy of Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung)

The United States is behind one-third of all equipment and weapons exports world-wide, finds new study by IHS Inc. (Photo: U.S. Air Force photo/Capt. Shannon Collins/Public Domain)

US Weapons Exporters Lead World in War Profiteering

By Sarah Lazare Common Dreams March 9, 2015   US Weapons Exporters Lead World in War Profiteering New study finds booming business driven by ‘an escalation of regional tensions in the Middle East and Asia Pacific’     U.S. weapons manufacturers lead the world in profits from the booming military arms and equipment business, driven […]


Aetna CEO sees piles of taxpayer financed profits thanks to Obamacare

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism February 5, 2015   Aetna CEO sees piles of taxpayer financed profits thanks to Obamacare     That’s nice. It sure is good to know that the crony deal of the century (so far) Obamacare, is working out for the giant insurance companies. I was worried for them. I’m […]

Aetna has more than trippled in stock price since Obamacare passed. It’s almost like the law was written FOR them or something.

Screen-Shot-2014-07-02-at-12.39.06-PM-300x190

Yes, There’s Wood Pulp in Burgers…Here’s Why I Think it Matters

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger Yes, There’s Wood Pulp in Burgers…Here’s Why I Think it Matters   On Monday, Quartz published an article by Devin Cohen titled, There is a Secret Ingredient in Your Burgers: Wood Pulp. Given the headline and people’s already present suspicion regarding all of the shady and potentially dangerous ingredients hidden in food items, […]


Turning Piketty Right Side Up

  Source: https://mises.org By George Reisman Turning Piketty Right Side Up   Thomas Piketty, a neo-Marxist French professor, has written a near-700-page book, published by Harvard University Press. His book is titled Capital in the Twenty-First Century, in honor of Karl Marx’s nineteenth century Das Capital. It has been greeted with fervent applause from the […]

6783

prison-population-cc1-565x362

The Private Prison Industry: A special sick kind of crony capitalism

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino The Private Prison Industry: A special sick kind of crony capitalism     I think most of our readers know that we are for the private sector doing almost everything. The private sector and the competition within the sector creates more and better goods and services for all of […]


Federal government books $41.3 billion in profits on student loans

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Federal government books $41.3 billion in profits on student loans     It’s easy to make a pile of dough if you get it for nothing and then lend it out at interest. Who benefits most from the student loan scam? The students? Definitely not. The government which makes […]

student-debt-4-cc

ocare-Cigna-565x316

Biggest winners in Obamacare? The health insurance companies. Very “progressive.” 1

  Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Biggest winners in Obamacare? The health insurance companies. Very “progressive.”   Now everybody has to buy their product. One way or another. If someone doesn’t they are fined by the IRS. That is a pretty sweet deal for the insurance companies. But we are told how Obamacare is a […]


Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Monsanto

Source: http://libertycalling.net Posted by  Judy Morris Trans-Pacific Partnership and Monsanto     Something is looming in the shadows that could help erode our basic rights and contaminate our food. The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has the potential to become the biggest regional Free Trade Agreement in history, both in economic size and the ability to […]


Another Phony Jobs Report From A Government That Lies About Everything –Paul Craig Roberts

Source: http://www.paulcraigroberts.org By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Another Phony Jobs Report From A Government That Lies About Everything –Paul Craig Roberts   June 7, 2013. The payroll jobs report for May released today continues the fantasy. Goods producing jobs declined, with manufacturing losing another 4,000 jobs, but the New Economy produced 179,000 service jobs. Are […]


The More Illegal Immigrants That Go On Food Stamps The More Money JP Morgan Makes

Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Recently uncovered documents prove that the Obama administration has been working with the Mexican government to increase the number of illegal immigrants on food stamps, and when more illegal immigrants go on food stamps JP Morgan makes more money.  As you will read about below, JP Morgan has made at least […]

Greed-Photo-by-J.-Solana-from-Madrid-Spain-200x300