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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

  • 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…
    - 5 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-…
    - 14 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…
    - 19 days ago, 31 May 18, 6:46pm -
  • Bumble Bee CEO Gets Stung

    Bumble Bee CEO Gets Stung

    Corporate critics, myself included, have long complained about the unwillingness of federal authorities to hold top executives personally responsible for illicit practices at the businesses they run. It was thus surprising but encouraging to learn th…
    - 33 days ago, 17 May 18, 8:16pm -
  • Novartis and Cohen: Two of a Kind

    Novartis and Cohen: Two of a Kind

    “Yesterday was not a good day for Novartis.” That’s what the chief executive of the pharmaceutical giant told his staff in the wake of embarrassing reports that it was among a handful of large corporations that made questionable payments to Pre…
    - 40 days ago, 10 May 18, 6:50pm -
  • Getting the Feds to Pay Statistical Attention to Corporate Crime

    Getting the Feds to Pay Statistical Attention to Corporate Crime

    For more than 80 years, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has collected and published wide-ranging data on criminal activity in the United States. The bureau’s annual compilations provide exhaustive statistics on murder, rape, robbery, arson, mot…
    - 47 days ago, 3 May 18, 2:37pm -
  • Workplace Hazards in the Tech Economy

    Workplace Hazards in the Tech Economy

    The titans of the tech economy want us to believe that among their achievements is the transformation of the workplace into a more humane and nurturing environment. This accounts for the frequent stories about headquarters campuses with endless ameni…
    - 54 days ago, 26 Apr 18, 5:34pm -
  • Profits Before Safety

    Profits Before Safety

    The passengers who survived Southwest Flight 1380’s engine explosion are feeling lucky to be alive and grateful for the skilled landing executed by pilot Tammie Jo Shults. Another group feeling relief are the top executives of Allegiant Air. If the…
    - 61 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 6:08pm -
  • Don’t Read Their Lips

    Don’t Read Their Lips

    There have been times during the past 14 months when some people might have been tempted to regard big business as part of the anti-Trump resistance, based on the public stances that some chief executives have taken in response to the president’s m…
    - 68 days ago, 12 Apr 18, 6:41pm -
  • Good Corp, Bad Corp

    Good Corp, Bad Corp

    Like many others in Trump’s America, big business seems to be confused on where it stands. One minute it is receiving its dream list of tax cuts and regulatory rollbacks, the next minute it is being attacked by the president for real or imaginary t…
    - 75 days ago, 5 Apr 18, 5:17pm -

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