Richard Hughes-Political Blogger
I realized that I wanted to watch ‘The Corporation’ again, and you can as well. There also may be other videos that you would like to see. Clip on the ‘Video” tab at top of the page for a growing seection of, worth your time moves, documentaries and videos.
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Manic, rude, cut-throat and insane – yes, corporate culture is just lovely. No wonder two thirds of the people have one foot out the door – and the other third are looking for an exit. See the films, The Corporation, Office Space, and Brazil, if you want to better understand the corporate world. They pretty . . . → Read More: Writings of J. Todd Ring: Corporate claustrophobia and sheer frivolity
There is a segment in the documentary, The Corporation, where Michael Walker of The Fraser Institute extols how corporations help developing nations by using their labour to make their products. If you watch the video below from 3:15 to about the 6:00 mark, you will hear his explanation:
While the claims made by Walker . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: How Much Do We Really Pay For Those Bargains?
The NDP nail it when describing choices the Cons are making for us.
50% off wages? How about 50% off everything? Yeehaw!
Labour has a future in Canada, but it’ll have to move swiftly and adapt before the Harpers and Fords destroy labour forever.
On January 11, 2012, I offered any mainstream journalist at any large Canadian daily a free-dinner-for-two (value$150) if he/she could convince their editors to let them write an article or column describing the neoliberal policies of the Harper government. I have had no takers. But this week, I did hear from a journalist by the name . . . → Read More: A Different Point of View….: Calgary columnist challenged to write about Harper neoliberalism
What outcome will the economic leaders agree on when they meet in Davos in 2012? Expect less.
Too big to fail a result of bad regulatory policy? Absolutely. See why.
How can Canadians respond to the insult that comes from Caterpillar? And when unions know this is coming, why are we chronically unprepared?
Plutocracy has always been around us. So what’s a reasonable substitute?
Read ‘2011 Year of the Dupe’ by Global Research. You’ll enjoy it and appreciate some truth for a change.
The Fed in the US as explained by Dennis Kucinich.
It’s stupid to think that a carbon tax would have any benefit for our economy or change habits.
Change is inevitable when the cards are stacked against so many people.
Eliminating deductions represent an obvious way to improve public finances without punishing those small companies with new tax increases. This article offers up a few simple ideas related to this topic.
Is there room for the #occupy message via Santa Claus Parades?
It’s time taxpayers around the globe made a choice to get a basic and reasonable level of tax revenue out of all companies that make a profit. . . . → Read More: Excited Delirium: Make Them Pay
London, Ontario becomes the first Canadian city to turf occupiers. . . . → Read More: Excited Delirium: London Ontario: Home of the Intolerant
If the Koch Brothers can do it, we can (and should) too! . . . → Read More: Excited Delirium: Koch Konnections (aka “If They Can Do It, We Can Too!”)
Rumour has it that Greece leader Papandreou’s days may be numbered. Is it because he believes in democracy or because he doesn’t want to cave to lenders? . . . → Read More: Excited Delirium: Another Gentle Coup …
Ten great docs that bring context to the Occupy Wall Street movement. . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Let’s not make money – Friday Film Pick: 10 docs on capitalism & economics
A Quebec case shows vaccines are proving to be less and less effective. But will still spend billions on them. Why? . . . → Read More: Excited Delirium: Quebec Outbreak: High Rate of Measle Infection Despite Vaccinations
Fake fiscal emergencies are breeding the need for ‘austerity measures’ which must be resisted. . . . → Read More: Excited Delirium: Follow the Money Behind Europe’s Debt Crisis
A FOX poll (yes, FOX) reflects what we’re all thinking: it’s time for corporations to pony up. . . . → Read More: Excited Delirium: 70% Agree: Occupy Wall Street Reflects Their Concerns About Corporate Greed