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Are we evolving beyond capitalism?

Evolving beyond capitalism

The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during the Greek crisis, plus the expectation that the banks would be nationalised, revived briefly a 20th-century dream: the forced destruction of the market from above. For much of the 20th century this was how the left conceived the first stage of …

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iSlave: Foxconn workers strike over iPhone 5 demands

iSlave iPhone 5 Foxconn

Thousands of factory workers at Foxconn went on strike Friday to protest their working conditions on the iPhone 5’s production lines, according to a report from an independent workers’ rights organization. Workers at Foxconn’s plant in Zhengzhou, China, were furious after management enacted “overly strict demands” for production of Apple’s (AAPL, Fortune …

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Apple’s iPhone 5: What does it cost to make?

iPhone 5

Apple’s basic new iPhone costs the company just over $200 to make, according to a preliminary component report from analysis firm IHS iSuppli. The materials in the 16GB model of the phone, the firm said, cost Apple $199 while manufacturing shakes out to about $8 per phone. The iPhone 5’s materials come …

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This is my single greatest fear – Peter Schiff

Today Peter Schiff stunned King World News by speaking about his single greatest fear. Schiff, who is CEO of Europacific Capital, gave an extraordinarily candid interview. Here is what Schiff had to say: “My biggest worry is that capitalism and the free markets will get the blame when it really hits the …

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The inevitable decline of retail

Online shopping is rippling through the economy, affecting not just retail but energy consumption and the job market. Correspondent Marc A. responded to my recent entry Is Anybody Else Tired of Buying and Owning Stuff? (September 7, 2012) with an informed commentary on how online shopping is affecting the retail sector. …

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Our problem is the Federal Reserve – David Stockman

Former OMB boss David Stockman told CNBC that Romney’s vision of capitalism is not possible if the Federal Reserve continues to run the economy. Stockman said the only candidate that had it right was Ron Paul. “He was the only one that had it right about the Fed,” Stockman said. …

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Globalists maintain power in France with former Rothschild banker Macron

Macron globalists Rothschild banker France

Everything about France’s new president Emmanuel Macron suggests a theatrical production of hype and illusion. He is being “sold” to the masses as an “outsider” and “centrist”, a benign liberal. In reality, enter the economic hitman who will blow French society apart in the service of the oligarchy. At age …

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Pope Francis: ‘many powerful people live off war’

Pope Francis

When asked Monday why some powerful people do not help schools, Pope Francis didn’t bite his tongue. “Many powerful people don’t want peace because they live off war,” he said, according to Ansa. The pope was speaking at the Vatican, and his comment was a part of a stark indictment of …

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FCC launching huge internet tax

FCC internet tax money

Get ready for another transfer of wealth via government confiscation. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is ready to tax internet service in order to fund its Connect America Fund boondoggle. As is usually the case in corporatist nations – Mussolini told us corporatism is the essence of fascism – mega-corporations …

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The corporations running the White House

Corporations running the White House flag

The president and his top advisers have kept an open door for CEOs of Fortune 100 companies, keeping almost 1,000 appointments with them, a Reuters review of White House records shows. Of the hundreds of appointments listed, Obama himself was present at about half. As the corrupting hand of government intervention spreads, so …

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Panama ‘leaks’ only mention enemies of the west

Panama Papers leaks

Editor’s note: The ‘leaks’ target Syria, Russia and Iceland specifically. All 3 seen as obstacles for the western elite/globalists. Despite Russian President Vladimir Putin not being named in any of the leaks, the western corporate media has used his photo as the lead in their news stories. Whoever leaked the Mossack Fonseca …

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Thousands gather for anti-G8 protests in Northern Ireland

G8 protest

Thousands rallied in Belfast on Saturday, protesting against the coming G8 summit in Northern Ireland’s county Fermanagh. The action is part of the peaceful anti-G8 demonstrations meant to send a message of protest and concern to the G8-leaders. What started as 1,500-strong march to the Belfast City Hall in police …

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The Declining West: Tragedy or Comedy?

During the Vietnam War, Sweden was an independent country with a moral conscience, and Sweden gave sanctuary to US war protestors who refused the draft. Washington realized the cost to itself and purchased the Swedish government in order to prevent a reoccurrence of moral conscience on the part of any …

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Memorial Day: our soldiers died for the profit of the bankers

War protest we won't fight another rich man's war

Memorial Day commemorates soldiers killed in war. We are told that the war dead died for us and our freedom. US Marine General Smedley Butler challenged this view. He said that our soldiers died for the profits of the bankers, Wall Street, Standard Oil, and the United Fruit Company. Here …

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Healthcare workers fired for failing to get flu vaccinations

flu shot

A Cincinnati-based health system has reportedly fired 150 of its 10,800 employees because they would not get vaccinated against the flu. Citing patient and staff protection, the company sent termination notices to the employees this week just ahead of Thanksgiving. If they agree to get a flu shot (which are offered …

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The $6 quadrillion cost of the climate scam

Christopher Monckton on the economics of fighting ‘global warming’ The capture of the once-pure environmental movement by the hard left is far from cheap for the rest of us. I have just told the annual planetary-emergencies conference of the World Federation of Scientists that on the basis of the lunatic …

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