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  • newNot Radicals, But Self-Propagandizers & Fashionistas

    Not Radicals, But Self-Propagandizers & Fashionistas

    The post Not Radicals, But Self-Propagandizers & Fashionistas appeared first on Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment.
    - 9 hours ago, 14 Aug 18, 7:40pm -
  • Growth? What fucking growth?
    The post Growth? What fucking growth? appeared first on Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment.
    - 18 days ago, 27 Jul 18, 7:08pm -
  • Loneliness

    Loneliness

    The post Loneliness appeared first on Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment.
    - 27 days ago, 19 Jul 18, 3:49pm -
  • Be Fucking Brutal

    Be Fucking Brutal

    The post Be Fucking Brutal appeared first on Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment.
    - 47 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 6:08pm -
  • A Nation Of Moral Midgets

    A Nation Of Moral Midgets

    The post A Nation Of Moral Midgets appeared first on Adbusters | Journal of the mental environment.
    - 57 days ago, 18 Jun 18, 5:35pm -

Creativity, Community, Corporacy

  • Suit seeks a Supreme Court Order (Mandamus) to review FISA order

    - 27 Jul 13, 8:05pm -
  • Brother, can you spare a dime?
    Corpocracy Watch! Consider these staggering numbers and the power they represent. Similar numbers exist for nations worldwide. John Lanchester · Let’s consider Kate: Can we tame the banks? · LRB 18 July 2013 John Lanchester asks what is to be ……
    - 26 Jul 13, 7:54pm -
  • Dürer’s world and use of talent
    Dürer’s world and use of talent Creativity Watch! The person of talent gives to the world around him when he applies that talent. Car mechanics, carpenters, hair stylists–all who work and apply. Magnificently gifts come from those with great tal…
    - 26 Jul 13, 2:58pm -
  • Leaked Pakistani Report on U.S. Drone War
    From Democracy Now! Leaked Pakistani Report on U.S. Drone War Undermines Claims of Low Civilian Toll | Democracy Now! A leaked Pakistani government report has bolstered claims that civilian casualties from U.S. drone strikes are far higher than the O…
    - 23 Jul 13, 4:42pm -
  • Deepa Kumar–American Liberalism and the national security state
    CW! Extract from an opinion and analysis by Professor Deepa Kumar in Al Jazeera American Liberalism and the national security state Deepa Kumar is an associate professor of Media Studies and Middle East studies at Rutgers University. The Obama admini…
    - 23 Jul 13, 1:39pm -
  • Compassion and civic rationality
    Compassion and civic rationality From 900 to 200 BCE humanity experienced an “axial age ” of promise, advance, and defeat. The advances of that age were knowledge and understanding of humanity and how it works collectively.  The defeats were dis…
    - 19 Jul 13, 10:11pm -
  • Email exchange between Edward Snowden and former GOP Senator Gordon Humphrey
    Corpocracy Watch! picked this up from the Guardian …Former two-term GOP Senator Gordon Humphrey of New Hampshire emailed Edward Snowden yesterday [emphasis added]: Mr. Snowden, Provided you have not leaked information that would put in harms way an…
    - 18 Jul 13, 5:36pm -
  • Asylum–a humanitarian commitment

    - 16 Jul 13, 8:37pm -
  • The Greeks in the Axial Age
    Culture Watch! The Greeks in the Axial Age The Axial Age. Karen Armstrong introduces us to the powerful concept of an Axial Age extending roughly seven centuries. “From about 900 to 200 BCE, in four distinct regions, the great world … Continue re…
    - 14 Jul 13, 3:20pm -
  • Police state
      Police State    We took a brief vacation to the coast for two days this week. One by-product was looking at two hard copy newspapers each morning over coffee, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. I … Continue reading →
    - 13 Jul 13, 2:46pm -

Dirt Diggers Digest

  • Fake Environmental Regulation?

    Fake Environmental Regulation?

    The Trump Administration likes to play with fire. Now it may be playing with a fire-resistant material that is also a deadly carcinogen. After years of receding as a public health threat, asbestos could make a comeback. When Donald Trump joined his f…
    - 5 days ago, 9 Aug 18, 5:25pm -
  • A Brazen Corporate Miscreant

    A Brazen Corporate Miscreant

    The Justice Department and the federal regulatory agencies have been less than energetic in prosecuting corporate crime and misconduct lately, so it was interesting to see the DOJ announcement that it had gotten Wells Fargo to fork over $2 billion to…
    - 12 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 5:15pm -
  • Corporate Impunity

    Corporate Impunity

    In the early days of the Trump era, there was speculation that the new administration would be tough on corporate crime. Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a speech in April 2017 in which he vowed that his Justice Department “will continue to inve…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Jul 18, 4:58pm -
  • The Benefits of Hubris

    The Benefits of Hubris

    As customary restraints on corporations and high-level public officials increasingly fall by the wayside in Trump’s America, we may have to rely on the likelihood that their greed will cause them to go simply too far. That’s what happened with Sc…
    - 26 days ago, 19 Jul 18, 8:06pm -
  • Turmoil On the Road to Autarky

    Turmoil On the Road to Autarky

    Donald Trump got elected in 2016 essentially by promising everything to everyone except immigrants and environmentalists. In the economic realm he vowed to resurrect dying industries such as coal, to achieve trade supremacy over the rest of the world…
    - 40 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 7:59pm -
  • The Skullduggery Continues

    The Skullduggery Continues

    Donald Trump seems to live in a world in which there is global trade but no foreign direct investment. He recently denounced BMW imports at a South Carolina rally while ignoring the German automaker’s production facility a short distance away in Sp…
    - 47 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 5:06pm -
  • Bayer and Monsanto: Another Dubious Chemical Industry Marriage

    Bayer and Monsanto: Another Dubious Chemical Industry Marriage

    If the chemical industry spent as much time on product safety as it does on corporate restructuring, the world would be a healthier place. In 2015 DuPont spun off a bunch of its operations with tainted environmental and safety records into a new comp…
    - 54 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 6:08pm -
  • Trump’s War on Workers

    Trump’s War on Workers

    Donald Trump’s blue-collar supporters may like what they are seeing on Fox News, but when they arrive at work the MAGA revolution is nowhere to be found. Far from empowering labor, the Trump Administration’s employment policies are heavily skewed…
    - 62 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 4:13pm -
  • Grand Theft Paycheck

    Grand Theft Paycheck

    For the past two decades, Walmart has repeatedly been accused of compelling workers to perform certain tasks off the clock and has paid numerous fines for those practices. It is often suggested that the retailer is an anomaly, acting more like a fly-…
    - 71 days ago, 5 Jun 18, 4:03pm -
  • Deep Corporate Conspiracy

    Deep Corporate Conspiracy

    Donald Trump and the rightwing fringe never tire of talking about supposed deep state plots. Yet if there is any conspiracy going on, it is the seeming attempt to remove any checks on the power of large corporations. The latest evidence of this effor…
    - 75 days ago, 31 May 18, 6:46pm -

Fortune Magazine

MarketLine

  • newTesco & Carrefour – Strategic partnership protecting wafer thin margins
    All the big traditional supermarkets are trying to cut costs and improve profitability, as they adapt to an array of pressures and changes which are reshaping the industry. Grocers in Europe have come under pressure in recent years from the expansion…
    - 14 hours ago, 14 Aug 18, 2:21pm -
  • Brandless The Procter & Gamble for millennials
    Brandless, a startup e-commerce consumer packaged goods company, wants to set a landing point for consumers who seek quality and transparency, and want to avoid brand loyalty and choice overload typical for the majority of grocery stores. By selling…
    - 20 days ago, 26 Jul 18, 9:19am -
  • Vegan Pet Food: Movement has the right environmental ideas, but might be bad for animal health
    There are big trends in motion in the global pet food market. Customers looking for foods that are healthier for their pets, less damaging to the environment or more premium have been purchasing increasing amounts of products such as raw and vegan pe…
    - 48 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 9:31am -
  • Australia Banking sector under misconduct investigation
    Finance is Australia’s biggest industry, and its banks are some of the most profitable in the world. Australia’s “Big Four” – Commonwealth Bank (CBA), ANZ, National Australia Bank (NAB) and Westpac – collectively hold about 80% of the cou…
    - 55 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 7:21am -
  • Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub: A crucial step for the company’s new strategy
    Microsoft’s interest in the open-source community reveals its importance; given the company’s strategic change is some years now towards the embracing of open-source software development. Accordingly, the acquisition of GitHub does not sound surp…
    - 64 days ago, 12 Jun 18, 10:21am -
  • China Three Gorges takeover of EDP: Deal would leave Portugal dangerously exposed to China
    The $10.9bn bid from China Three Gorges, the largest clean energy company in China, was rejected by EDP but the takeover remains very much the most likely outcome – only at present the shareholders would prefer to extract a larger sum of money for…
    - 72 days ago, 4 Jun 18, 4:00am -
  • Air France – KLM: Unclear market position the source of many problems
    Air France’s ongoing dispute with labor unions has caused more financial woe for the company and its stock price has plummeted. Specifically, the air carrier’s stock price has already fallen by 47% from the start of the year as its financial indi…
    - 92 days ago, 15 May 18, 10:28am -
  • New Zealand: Halt to offshore drilling
    New Zealand pumped an average of just 31,000 barrels of crude oil a day in 2017, according to data from the US Energy Information Agency (EIA), a fraction of the 913,000 barrels produced daily in the North Sea. The country’s annual oil production m…
    - 96 days ago, 11 May 18, 6:40am -
  • Vincent Bolloré charged in France
    The arrest of French billionaire Vincent Bolloré, head of one of the largest companies operating in Africa, Bolloré Logistics, is unlikely to hurt the operations of the company recently valued at EUR12.9bn ($15.4bn). Insufficient logistical infrast…
    - 99 days ago, 8 May 18, 9:12am -
  • Sears seeks to sell assets to ESL Investments: Strategic call of CEO Eddie Lampert is sign of failure
    Under CEO Eddie Lampert, Sears has always found enough money to struggle onwards. Now the much criticized hedge fund billionaire is seeking to buy the Kenmore appliance brand from his own company via his own hedge fund, ESL Investments. Lampert himse…
    - 25 Apr 18, 9:50am -

Morningstar: Big Business

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