Tagged: Global corporations

Freedom’s Just Another Word…

Freedom’s Just Another Word…

In a world dominated by massive corporations, millions of Americans harbor the notion of “freedom” and vigorously resist any incursion of “socialism.” In other words, they much prefer to have their lives controlled by...

Unaware Tea Party Serves New Colonial Masters

Unaware Tea Party Serves New Colonial Masters

You may have seen the images on TV, men dressed in costumes reminiscent of the Revolution, women wearing funny hats and children with red-white-and-blue designs on their faces. They call themselves the Tea Party,...

A New (to me, anyway) Twist on Labor Exploitation

A New (to me, anyway) Twist on Labor Exploitation

There’s so much going on in this wicked world that I don’t know about. I read the news. I watch TV. I browse the internet. And yet every now and then something pops up...

Do These Americans Know What They’re Wishing For?

Do These Americans Know What They’re Wishing For?

Looked at one way, a lot of Americans are to be congratulated on their willingness to sacrifice their standard of living so that the rest of the world can live better. From what I...

No Blogs for the Next Few Days

No Blogs for the Next Few Days

Sorry, folks. I’m sick in bed with an infected tooth. So I won’t be writing any blogs for the next few days. There isn’t much to say right now, anyway. If the Republicans persist...

Making Sense of Last Night’s “Debate”

Making Sense of Last Night’s “Debate”

First of all, the CNN “debate” was not a debate. Oh sure, Ron Paul kept repeating his Libertarian set piece and there were shades of difference in the Republican party line spewing from the...

Put it all Together and You Get a Really Scary Picture

Put it all Together and You Get a Really Scary Picture

The media give us the “news” in unrelated smidgins like the blind men in the fable reporting their separate encounters with the elephant. And the bits and pieces are scary enough. But if you...

Americans Might be Fighting Back at Last

Americans Might be Fighting Back at Last

My friend Dorothy Mahfood sent me a viral email that makes me dare to hope Americans are finally waking up and fighting back. The message was simple: Buy American. This is not a new...

I See a “Conspiracy” Behind the Far-Right Agenda

I See a “Conspiracy” Behind the Far-Right Agenda

Not all “conspiracy theories” are nonsense. One “theory,” for example is becoming so obvious that it’s impossible to ignore.   It’s the claim that: A rich and powerful network is engaged in a coordinated program...

When People Exist for the Benefit of Corporations

When People Exist for the Benefit of Corporations

It seems to me that institutions should exist for the benefit of people and not the other way around. But as I mull over the state of affairs in the world, I can’t avoid...