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Chris Hedges: 2008 All Over Again
Business  (tags: 2008, austerity, bailouts, obama, brexit, trump, eu, financial markets, global recession, great britain, greece, hillary clinton, libya, michael hudson, middle east, nato, neofeudalism, neoliberalism, populism, russia. syria, ukraine, wall st )

- 120 days ago -
Great Britain's decision to leave the European Union has wiped out many bankers and global speculators. They will turn, as they did in 2008, to governments to rescue them from default. Most governments, including ours, will probably comply.
Chris Hedges: We Are All Greeks Now
Business  (tags: angela merkel, austerity, chris hedges, corporatism, eu, european union, eurozone, federal reserve, greece, hillary clinton, oligarch, prison, syriza, wall street, welfare )

- 468 days ago -
"Corporate capitalism...does what it is designed to do: It turns everything, including human beings and the natural world, into commodities to be exploited until exhaustion or collapse".
Unbridled Capitalism Is The Dung of the Devil Says Pope Francis
Business  (tags: Pope Francis, unbridled capitalism, austerity, poor, rise up, sacred rights, lodging, land, dignity )

- 470 days ago -
He urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order denouncing a new colonialism by agencies that impose austerity programs and calling for the poor to have the sacred rights of labor lodging and land.
Neoliberals Must Answer: How Greece's Rejection of Austerity Puts Them on the Spot
Business  (tags: Eurozone, Greece, alex tsipras, Syriza, neoliberalism, grexit, European Union, troika, Austerity, sovereign debt, Elections News, Media )

- 475 days ago -
Greek voters had to choose between a united Europe and neoliberal hegemony. They have. Now it's the Troika's turn.
Greek Voters Deliver Stunning Rebuke to Austerity
Business  (tags: world, society, money, investments, government, finance, ethics, economy, debt, Greece, Austerity, Michael Spourdalakis, Dimitri Lascaris, Troika, Greek economy, eurozone )

- 476 days ago -
Michael Spourdalakis, Dean of the School of Economics and Politics at the University of Athens, in an interview with Dimitri Lascaris, says it is time for the Greek government to play hardball with the Troika
China and the Shadow Bankers
Business  (tags: China, Shadow Banking, global finance capital, elites, predators, global hedge funds, US and UK, austerity, world economics )

- 651 days ago -
What China, Argentina, Greece, Venezuela, and Ukraine all share in common is an ongoing struggle with global shadow bankers, who continue to destabilize their financial systems and drive their real economies, at different rates, toward recession and worse
Salary of McDonald's CEO Should Be Slashed, Activist Shareholders Say
Business  (tags: Austerity, Corruption, Human rights, Law, Protest, Scandal, USA )

- 902 days ago -
The salary of McDonald's CEO Donald Thompson should be slashed by the company's Board of Directors due to the chain's poor performance and the vast difference between his wage and the paychecks of average workers, activist shareholders have said.
900 Wealthiest Americans Exempted From Paying 2014 Social Security Past Jan. 2nd
Business  (tags: Austerity, Global economy, USA )

- 1023 days ago -
A small, elite group of US citizens has already met their 2014 financial obligation for Social Security two days into the New Year, and will no longer be required to contribute any of their income to the federal program.
Citibank Arrests Customers for Trying to Close Accounts   video
Business  (tags: Move Your Money, Credit Unions, Citbank, Bank of America, Chase,, Protest, Dissent, #Occupy, Occupation, Austerity, Bailouts )

- 1832 days ago - 23 customers of Citibank found themselves under arrest after being locked in the bank [in] New York by security guards who even forced legitimate Citibank customers going about their daily business back into the bank.
Occupy Everywhere - Together
Business  (tags: Occupation, Occupy New York, Occupy Together, Occupy Everywhere, Protest, Dissent, Corporate Elite, Bailouts, Enron-Worldwide Sellout, Change We Can Heave In, Austerity, Bootstraps, Third World USA )

- 1842 days ago -
Occupy Everywhere. Occupy Together. There was no "Change We [Could] Believe In." We were sold out. They were bailed out (@ 0.25% interest). Stand Up Now - While Your Voices Can Still Be Heard.

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