Richard Grossman – Dismantling Corporations

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Remembering Richards work and life
Richard Grossman said: “.. corporations don’t have rights. Rights are for people. Corporations only have privileges, and only those that we the people bestow on them.” In a nutshell that was the essence of his research and teaching for the last 20 years. Richard died of melanoma on November 22nd, 2011, at a hospital in New York City, where he was born sixty-eight years earlier.
Ralph Nader called him the “preeminent historian of corporations” and a new, inspiring reading of history was his special gift. Richard said that the American revolution was fought less against the crown but against the crown corporations. And he believed that it’s time to remember that fight and assert sovereignty of the [ . . . ]

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In Times of War Who Dies and Who Makes a Killing? Dick Cheney and Halliburton

Thousands of employees of Halliburton, Vice President Cheney’s former company are working alongside American troops in Kuwait and Turkey under a package deal worth close to a billion dollars. This report by Pratab Chatterjee is tracing the history of Halliburton. Chatterjee is an investigative journalist. Read his articles on < >
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Emperors in the Jungle
The hidden presence of US chemical weapons in Panama
“Regime Change” in Panama in 1989 is not the only parallel to the war on Iraq. The US used and tested biological and chemicals weapons in Panama and left behind 2 tons of VX nerve agents when it finally vacated the Canal Zone in 1999. Now the US [ . . . ]

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Bernard Lietaer: The Global Financial Casino

Bernard Lietaer makes a case that today the most powerful institutions are the global financial markets and he has the professional experience to make his arguments compelling. He was, until 1994, a currency trader in the Cayman Islands. Among the 1800 funds world-wide, his fund rated first in performance. Before that he was one of the chief planners at the Central Bank of Belgium.
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 Side B: The Tobin Tax: Tax the Rich to Feed the Poor, code: A176
Currency speculators trade over $1.8 trillion dollars each day across borders. This has contributed to the economic crisis in Europe, Asia, Russia and Brazil. The Tobin Tax was first designed by Yale [ . . . ]

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