Tag Archives: Corporate Corruption

Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

Environmental activist Diane Wilson in a still from the PBS documentary, Texas Gold.Eco-Outlaw Diane Wilson:The environmental rabble-rousing of an unreasonable woman By Robert S. Becker / OpEd News / June 21, 2011 Environmental activist and author Diane Wilson will be … finish reading Robert S. Becker : The Environmental Rabble-Rousing of Diane Wilson

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Robert Sheer : Hogwash, Mr. President

State of the Union: Platitudinous hogwash? Photo by Miller / New York Daily News.State of the Union:Hogwash, Mr. President The speech was a distraction from what seriously ails us: an unabated mortgage crisis, stubbornly high unemployment, and a debt that … finish reading Robert Sheer : Hogwash, Mr. President

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BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

Bankster graphic from ANU News.Villains galore!Good holiday reads aboutthe great economic crisis By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / December 4, 2010 Back in 2007, just as the markets began their meltdown, I started writing a book I called … finish reading BOOKS / Danny Schechter : Villains Galore! A Bankster Dozen

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Danny Schechter : Time to Jail the Banksters

Parade of the banksters. Cartoon by Jim Conte.Time to act:A campaign to jail the financial fraudsters By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / November 11, 2010 “I’ll have the Chateau Mouton-Rothschild from 1982,” a Wall Street investment banker recently … finish reading Danny Schechter : Time to Jail the Banksters

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David P. Hamilton :
‘Citizens United’ and the corruption of American politics

The playing field has never been level, but the advantages now enjoyed by the capitalist class in the electoral system have reached a qualitatively new high. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | October 28, 2010 This article … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
‘Citizens United’ and the corruption of American politics

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Danny Schechter : The ‘Fraudclosure’ Backstory

Illustration by Matt Mahurin / The Washington Independent.U.S. workers in need of rescue:Report from the epicenter of ‘fraudclosures’ It’s dark as a dungeon way down in the mine… By Danny Schechter / The Rag Blog / October 25, 2010 WEST … finish reading Danny Schechter : The ‘Fraudclosure’ Backstory

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FILM / Danny Schechter : Stone’s ‘Wall Street’ Sequel Goes Soft

Journalist, author, Emmy winning television producer, and independent filmmaker Danny Schechter will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag Radio on KOOP 91.7 FM in Austin, Tuesday, September 28, 2-3 p.m. (CST). To stream Rag Radio live, go here. To listen … finish reading FILM / Danny Schechter : Stone’s ‘Wall Street’ Sequel Goes Soft

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Dahr Jamail : Strong Evidence BP Is Spraying Toxic Dispersants

Dispersant remnant, June 26, 2010. Photo by Shirley Tillman / Truthout.Evidence mounts:BP spraying toxic dispersants The Tillmans and thousands of other fishermen and residents along the Gulf of Mexico are deeply concerned about local, state, and federal government complicity in … finish reading Dahr Jamail : Strong Evidence BP Is Spraying Toxic Dispersants

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Michael Dell : Did He Violate Texas Antitrust Laws?

The artist as a young nerd: Michael Dell at Dell Computers production facility in Austin, 1989. At age 24 he was already a multi-millionaire. Photo by Rebecca McEntee / AP / Academy of Achievement. Monopolies in Texas A new era … finish reading Michael Dell : Did He Violate Texas Antitrust Laws?

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Jim Hightower : British Petroleum as Global Corporate Criminal

British Petroleum: the many faces of corporate crime. Photo from BP 50 years in Pictures / TLAXCALA.British Petroleum:Recidivist corporate criminal By Jim Hightower / June 18, 2010 Gosh, how quickly things turn. One day, you’re a strutting peacock — the … finish reading Jim Hightower : British Petroleum as Global Corporate Criminal

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VERSE / Larry Piltz : A Poem of Judicial Atrocity

Corporate zombie. Photo by Ian MacLellan / MacLellan Images. The Sniff Test[A poem of judicial atrocity] The corporate zombie creatureraises a misshapen nostrilout of the feudal muck,smells air sweet enough to fouland emerges uncontrite,lunging onto stolid groundthe mud beneath it … finish reading VERSE / Larry Piltz : A Poem of Judicial Atrocity

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Marc Estrin : GREED — A Bedtime Story

GREED — A Bedtime Story By Marc Estrin / The Rag Blog / January 26, 2010 I won’t bore or appall you with the toxic sludge spewing out of the mouths of our CEOs justifying — sans apology — their … finish reading Marc Estrin : GREED — A Bedtime Story

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