Lloyd Blankfein Belongs in a Mental Institution Instead of on Wall Street

The Tyee / By Mitchell Anderson How to Stop Psychopath CEOs from Looting and Destroying Their Own Companies There are ways to weed them out. November 26, 2012  | Have bankers gone psycho? It seems hardly a week passes without another example of corporate fraud, rogue traders, rate fixing, and money laundering. Five years after the 2007 … Continue reading Lloyd Blankfein Belongs in a Mental Institution Instead of on Wall Street

Pwr 2 the COLLECTIVE peons!

AlterNet / By Anat Shenker-Osorio At This Fiscal Crossroads, Let’s Talk About the Common Good and Our National Future Focusing solely on taxes is the wrong approach to progressive messaging. November 29, 2012  | Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com What’s the worst way to advocate for increasing revenue in today’s fiscal fight? Talk about taxes. It only … Continue reading Pwr 2 the COLLECTIVE peons!

Here’s To Sophie!

Change Is Coming: Factory Farms’ Days May Be Numbered Animal welfare advocates, rejoice by Ocean Robbins In one of history’s most stunning victories for humane farming, Australia’s largest supermarket chain, Coles, will as of January 1 stop selling company branded pork and eggs from animals kept in factory farms. As an immediate result, 34,000 mother … Continue reading Here’s To Sophie!

Tax the Rich, Take Your Hands Off Medicare: Overwhelming US Majority

November 28, 2012 by Common Dreams Tax the Rich, Take Your Hands Off Medicare: Overwhelming US Majority – Common Dreams staff A large majority of US citizens would like to see higher taxes on the rich and oppose cuts to Medicare as an answer to the US deficit, according to a poll released Wednesday by … Continue reading Tax the Rich, Take Your Hands Off Medicare: Overwhelming US Majority