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Socialized Waste: US Military, Level – Expert

The United States is a nation full of socialist tendencies, its just a matter of where and how. Take for example this newly released report that demonstrates a huge amount of waste by our Department of Defense -we’re talking tens … Continue reading

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This is What an Oligarchy Looks Like

The word oligarchy is getting lots of coverage these days as more and more of us are realizing how close we are  to becoming a nation of many ruled by a few, unelected, elitist individuals. A recent Al Jazeera article … Continue reading

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Medicine and Science: How US Healthcare Undermines Modern Science

There is a difference between science and healthcare and I contend that the healthcare system in the US undermines the legitimacy of modern science and creates a misconception about the discipline. Science is the foundation upon which healthcare was constructed.  Trial and … Continue reading

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The Consequence of Corporatocracy: Meaningless Governance

Like an old retired neighbor who has nothing to do all day long except waste his time on making it his business to know what the rest of the hood is doing, our Congress who has nothing to do all … Continue reading

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A Rally Cry to Stop the Revolution?

The Guardian carried a story on Sunday that just may provide a rallying cry for us to stop The Financialization Revolution. U.S. Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was quoted as saying: “We need a political revolution in this country involving millions of … Continue reading

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Hero of the Week – Representative Thomas Massie

An underlying dynamic to the Financialization Revolution is our government’s outright refusal to do its job (Greta Krippner touches on this in her book “Capitalizing on Crisis” when she discusses the origins of the Revolution).   The following story is about … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Forget Sales, What’s the Stock Price?

Earlier this week I discussed the idea of new corporate behavior and its role in The Financialization Revolution, I said “Since the Financialization Revolution, the goal of satisfying shareholders instead of consumers has become the primary focus of corporations.” A new Think … Continue reading

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