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US Politics & Gov't

The Founding Fathers Backed Thomas Piketty--And Feared a Powerful 1 Percent
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Founding Fathers, middle class, inequality, profit sharing, tax incentives, tax reform, capitalism, crony capitalism )

Lynn
- 19 days ago - alternet.org
Many of America's Founders believed that excessive wealth inequality would be incompatible with having a representative republic. They did not expect wealth to be identically distributed, but many did envision a thriving middle class ...
Krugman: How American Capitalism Fails--and Northern European 'Socialism' Succeeds--at Job Creation
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Europe, France, capitalism, socialism, job creation, Krugman, conservative economic failures, economy, ethics )

Lynn
- 58 days ago - alternet.org
The truth is that European-style welfare states have proved more resilient, more successful at job creation, than is allowed for in America's prevailing economic philosophy.
Is US Supporting Oligarch Coup Attempt In Venezuela?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: US, capitalism, foreign policy, Latin America, Venezuela, oligarchs, coup d'etat, interference, economic sabotage, American imperialism )

Brian
- 156 days ago - popularresistance.org
"Not only is Venezuela a challenge to US hegemony in the Americas, it is a challenge to big finance capitalism. "
Pivotal Trans-Pacific Partnership Section Revealed
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: #TransPacificPartnership, #NoTPP, #flushthetpp, #Obama, trade agreement, capitalism, exploitation, economic injustice )

Brian
- 251 days ago - truth-out.org
"The release of the full Intellectual Property chapter today by Wiikileaks confims what had been suspected, the Obama administration has been an advocate for corporate interests in the negotiations though they run counter to the needs of the public."
How To Sell A War Crime
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Iraq, US, George W. Bush, President, invasion, occupation, war crimes, horrors, devastation, destruction, slaughter, blood for oil, profit motive, capitalism, imperialism, costs, debt, tenth anniversary )

Brian
- 492 days ago - socialistworker.org
Ten years ago, President Bush drove the nation to war against Iraq. Ten years later, we are all still paying for it.
Austerity: Another "Policy Mistake" Again
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity, sequester, bipartisanship, collaboration, dealmaking, President Obama, republicans, democrats, capitalism, elites, class-warfare, budgets cuts, cutting the social safety net, working-class, people vs government, failed policies )

Brian
- 503 days ago - truth-out.org
When will people realize that the needed solutions are not primarily about debtors' prisons, labor cost-cutting or austerity policies? The solutions, rather, converge into one basic issue: It is time to change the system that imposes these failed policies
Federal Judge Rules Capitalism Unconstitutional
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Satire, capitalism, Florida, fed court, constitution, humanrights, Koch industries, economics, freedoms )

Angelika
- 513 days ago - williamkwolfrum.com
A Federal Court in Florida has struck down Capitalism, ruling that the requirement for individuals to live under any type of economic system is unconstitutional. * satire, yet a strong message! enjoy! *
The Progressive Obamanomics Debt Ceiling-Lift Time Bomb!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., debt, debt-ceiling, economy, business, economic-crisis, finance, money, capitalism, obama, freedoms, rights, congress, america, americans, obamanomics, progressive, politics, government, democrats, republicans, news, interesting, constitution )

PinkMindy
- 1062 days ago - marketoracle.co.uk
The general population hasn't been taught in decades about how U.S. economics of private sector Capitalism relates directly to Freedom, nor that the private sector is the opposite side of the same coin of liberty upon which the U.S. Constitution is based.
US Hegemony, Not "the Lobby," Behind Complicity With Israel
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, dishonesty, congress, capitalism, US empire, terrorism, obama, lies, propaganda, republicans, government, freedoms, war, Israel, middle east, genocide, crimes against humanityabuse )

Pete
- 1537 days ago - electronicintifada.net
Many of Israel's critics blame an "Israel lobby" for the near-total complicity of the US in Israeli annexation, colonization and cleansing programs in the occupied West Bank. This complicity continues to the present, despite the "row" that erupted after..
US Policy in Haiti Over Decades "Lays the Foundation for Why Impact of Natural Disaster Is So Severe"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Haiti, USA, coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, disaster, earthquake, Refugees&Relief, emergency, relief, Venezuela, Cuba, socialism )

Simon
- 1647 days ago - democracynow.org
While the U.S. was merely assessing the situation in Haiti from above, China had already landed with supplies & equipment all the way from Asia; Cuba already had 400 people in Haiti on a medical mission; & Venezuela landed firefighters & doctors in Haiti.
Capitalism and Health Care
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, healthcare, healthcare, economy, capitalism )

Jill
- 1724 days ago - counterpunch.com
Isn't it perfectly clear that the uproar over a public option in the health care reform bill now squeezing its way through Congress is about nothing but the foot in the door to socialized medicine and ultimately to other socialized things? What a break
Capitalism: A Love Story
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michael Moore, Capitalism, A Love Story, Economy, Bail Out, Bailout, film, movie )

Marion
- 1757 days ago - capitalismalovestory.com
EVERY SINGLE AMERICAN should see this important movie. We know the system is broken, but Michael Moore tells us just how broken this system is. I hope you take the time to see it. The link takes you to a theater near you.
Michael Moore's Capitalism Goes for Broke
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michael Moore, Capitalism, government, film, Fahrenheit 9/11, documentary, Capitalism: A Love Story )

Rosemary
- 1780 days ago - time.com
"Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies." So wrote Thomas Jefferson to a friend in 1816. Now Michael Moore, whose Fahrenheit 9/11 took on the U.S. Army, and the entire military-executive-industrial establishment ... Continues:
SEE THE TRAILER----MICHAEL MOORE'S 'CAPITALISM--A LOVE STORY'   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, movies, Michael Moore, politics, corproate corruption, capitalism, government, bushadministration, cover-up, economy, propaganda )

Cal
- 1795 days ago - youtube.com
'CAPITALISM: A LOVE STORY' - In Theaters October 2nd "It's a crime story. But it's also a war story about class warfare. And a vampire movie, with the upper 1 percent feeding o
US Failure Hits European Shares
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Wall Street Shuffle, Capitalism, Greed )

Ben
- 2123 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The main UK and other European share indexes have fallen in early trading after a US financial rescue plan failed to gain Congressional backing. With the US House of Representatives rejecting the $700bn (£380bn) rescue deal...
 

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