Corporations Corruption Economic Justice Trade

DeFazio on the secret Trans Pacific Partnership "free trade" negotiations

US Representative Peter DeFazio addresses Congress on the pitfalls of the secret “free” trade agreement known as the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. This video predates Japan joining the TPP . . . listen to the “hit” the US car industry will take with Japan joining . . . it also predates US Representative Alan Grayson […]

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Big banks the No. 1 welfare recipients ever

Five years ago the wheels came off the financial system in our country. The risk-taking and gambling with other people’s money caught up with the financial giants who ruled the economic roost. This collapse grew out of the 2001 recession. The policy of then-President Bush and the GOP-controlled Congress and Senate was to lower taxes, […]

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Catherine Austin Fitts: The Looting Of America (video with summary)

(courtesy of Carol Davidek-Waller) We’re sending our money to Washington, D.C. and Wall Street, but we have the power to bring it back. “How do I protect my own assets from the corruption. So I started my own investment advisory company” and financial software firm. The aim is to decentralize power and money via the […]

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Ted Koppel and Tonya Britton on Privatization

Tonya Britton -· “…I’m all for business. I’ve spent the past 15 years working tirelessly on behalf of business – big business, small business. corporations. mom & pops. retail. restaurants. the service industry. manufacturing. healthcare. I just think there are some things in this world that do not need to be run by companies and […]