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Posts Tagged ‘Corporatism’

June 22nd, 2017 - 8:26 am § in Jefferson

Failure of Democracy in The US

Secrecy Surrounding Senate Health Bill Raises Alarms in Both Parties Senate leaders are writing legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act without a single hearing on the bill and without an open drafting session. NYTIMES.COM[...]

June 16th, 2017 - 12:29 pm § in Misc.

AMAZON TO BUY WHOLE FOODS

AMAZON TO BUY WHOLE FOODS David Brewster So Amazon is buying Whole Foods. Does this mean, as this article argues, that Amazon wants to take over the whole world? “The grocery stocks are down today, but they shouldn’t be the only companies trembling: Google, Apple, and even Uber are threatene[...]

June 7th, 2017 - 10:33 am § in Misc.

CAPITALISM

CAPITAL is not the same thng as capitalism. The free market is important because it generates capital. The issue is whether we need lazy heirs and wasteful plutocruds to generate that capital?[...]

June 5th, 2017 - 1:05 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Will Trump Sell Out US Highways, Bridges and Airports to Goldman Sachs?

Crony Capitalism writ BIG (excerpted from an article in the Internationmal Business Times) Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, is spearheading the administration’s infrastructure policy.  The policy is detailed in Trump’s  six-page infrastructure  initiative including  $200 bi[...]

June 1st, 2017 - 4:47 am § in America

Should North Korea Buy Shares in Rocket Lab?

While the world rightly shows angst over the missile capabilities a US private form,  Rocket Lab. last week  successfully launched its 56-foot-tall Electron rocket for the first time. The relatively tiny vehicle designed to ferry small payloads to orbit reached outer space around 20 minutes past [...]

May 21st, 2017 - 1:48 am § in Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

Will Trump Survive A Stay in Jerusalem’s “Best” Hotel?

Maybe Trump Will Buy It?  These are Trump’s digs  in Jerusalem. The King David Hotel  was built in the 1930s by Ezra Mosseri, a wealthy Egyptian Jewish banker, who wanted to create an enduring symbol of luxury in what was then British Mandated Palestine. Since then the King David has been t[...]

May 7th, 2017 - 7:04 am § in America, Donald Trump

AFTER TRUMP: Wealthy Chinese can buy their way into the U.S. with a little help from the Kushners.

Kushner Family Markets US Citizenship at a Great Price  even as Donald Trump feverishly cracks down on immigration the Washington Post and New York Times:  Jared Kushner’s sister. Nicole Meyer  told a Beijing ballroom filled with more than 100 wealthy Chinese investors that $500,000 paid to the[...]

May 4th, 2017 - 7:24 am § in Hypocrisy

Flying Cattle Cars

Airlines Have Basically Given Up On Trying To Make Us Comfortable By Suzy Strutner and Ben Walsh Now one major carrier is taking legroom to new lows.  [...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:14 am § in Jefferson

Will California Go Single Payer?

California Health Care Bill As California legislature considers a single payer bill based on Medicare, millions are being spent lobbying against the effort to use the huge California economy as a test bed for the long-sought goal.  Progressive groups now hope that California lawmakers will pass a[...]

May 1st, 2017 - 9:06 am § in America

MAYDAY: Socialist Realism Comes to America

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