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How to "privatize" a country and make millions.

Nothing deepens your cynicism quicker than the power of money in
American politics.

Now Wal-Mart's banned those mags for lads
But so far hasn't banned the scads
Of other soft-core porn on view--
Like busty dolls that do kung fu,

Two major lawsuits--filed in the United States against multinational
corporations including GM, IBM and Citigroup for aiding and abetting
apartheid--are at a critical juncture.

See also Tim Shorrock's March 2002 story for The Nation
on the Carlyle Group.

The best names in Wall Street, who besmirched themselves with
double-dealing stock-market scandals, were finally "punished" recently,
and the miscreants could not contain their glee.

Even before US troops arrived in Baghdad, looting broke out--in
Washington.

A lot of folks die.
At last the war ends.
The world is made safe
For Dick Cheney's friends.

Union members are making links between customers' concerns and their
own.

Blogs

The bailouts were worse than we thought.

December 6, 2011

Taking the position of former Senator Russ Feingold, former Utah governor positions himself as the anti-bankster candidate -- and a serious alternative to over-the-top corporatism of Romney, Gingrich and their kind.

November 30, 2011

A federal judge’s ruling in an SEC settlement with Citigroup might strengthen regulation of the financial sector.

November 29, 2011

Oregon activisits are building a better place to move their money.

November 28, 2011

A new report exposes how the big bank backing helps payday loan companies prey on the poor and veterans.

November 7, 2011

National Nurses United and the AFL-CIO have been urging the White House to stop opposing a global financial transactions tax. It’s working.

November 3, 2011

On the streets, at the Vatican, at the G-20, in Congress and in front of the US Treasury building: The call is rising for a financial transactions tax. It will get a lot louder in coming days.

October 26, 2011

Rupert Murdoch meets his stockholders Friday amidst rising scrutiny from investors—and perhaps from the Justice Department.

October 19, 2011

From Salem to Salt Lake City, Occupy Wall Street is gathering energy and bursting outward.

October 13, 2011

A new report on excessive CEO salaries underscores the need to restore sanity to pay equity and corporate taxes.

August 31, 2011