How Do I Hate Thee, Corporate-Capitalist Pigs? Let me Count the Ways! (2 Articles)

{Also see: Monstrous AT&T/Time Warner Merger} This pathetic and degraded spectacle is another demonstration of the real state of economic and political relations in the United States and internationally. A tiny financial oligarchy controls both political parties at every level of government, from city councils to the president of the US, and accepts no impingement … Continue reading How Do I Hate Thee, Corporate-Capitalist Pigs? Let me Count the Ways! (2 Articles)

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“The Real Economic Numbers: 21.5 Percent Unemployment, 10 Percent Inflation And Negative Economic Growth”

The truth, of course, is that the percentage of the population that is employed has barely budged since the depths of the last recession. According to John Williams, if honest numbers were being used the unemployment rate would actually be 21.5 percent today. So what is the reason for the gaping disparity? As I have … Continue reading “The Real Economic Numbers: 21.5 Percent Unemployment, 10 Percent Inflation And Negative Economic Growth”