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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 )

- 1841 days ago -
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 ...
Covering for Corzine
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Crony Capitalism, Jon Corzine, Chicago Style Politics, Safety from Prosecution, Political Connections, Influence Peddling, Barack Obama )

- 2448 days ago -
It has been a year since trading firm MF Global -- run by ex-Goldman Sachs CEO and Democratic New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine -- collapsed, taking $1.6 billion in client funds with it. Why has there been so little movement in the criminal probe of the collapse?
Iraq 'Facing Corruption Threat'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, war profiteering, crony capitalism )

- 4322 days ago -
The reconstruction of post-war Iraq is in danger of becoming "the biggest corruption scandal in history", Transparency International has warned.
The Ugly Face of Capitalism: A Blight on the World
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American Nightmare, Capitalism, Plutocracy, American Dream, Social Contract, Corporatism, Social Justice, Moral Courage, Crony Capitalism, Bourgeoisie )

- 4355 days ago -
Whoever might live or die, suffer or make out in the process is largely immaterial relative to the main objectives at hand. Profit by any means !

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