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The Biggest, Fattest Corporate Lie: One Nation Under God

I’ve just come across an excerpt from a new book  “One Nation Under God:  How Corporate America Invented Christian America” written by Kevin Kruse.  I’ll be tripping to my local library this week to check it out.   It’s message … 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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Today ‘s Headlines Tell the Story of the Unseen Revolution…I Don’t Even Need to Narrate

A Simple Description of the Financialization Revolution in Today’s Headlines     “The American Dream Is A Myth” “Why the Supreme Court Says It’s Alright For Rubio to Have Biweekly Calls With a GOP Megadonor”    “Financial Industry:  Slow Down on Financial … Continue reading

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Wall Street Outspends Tax Payers: We Have the Best Congress Money Can Buy

Are we really a nation governed for the people and by the people?  This Vox article explains that we are a nation governed by corporations and for corporations –  a major victory for the Financialization Revolution. Corporations now spend more lobbying Congress … Continue reading

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New Corporate Behavior: Quote of the Week Discussion

“Business people stopped judging themselves based on companies long term growth or reputation in consumer polls; instead, the measurement of their worth became a function of the bonuses and salaries they could squeeze out of the marketplace or out of … Continue reading

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