Economics

Wall Street and the Hegelian Dialectic

Wall Street and the Hegelian Dialectic

Andrew Dilks, Contributor These days, describing the big banks as criminal syndicates extorting billions from the public is hardly sticking one’s head above the parapet: the […]

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Iran plans oil exports to North Korea

Iran plans oil exports to North Korea

Tehran and Pyongyang are in talks about possible exports of Iranian oil to North Korea, Iran’s oil ministry said on Saturday. “We have had, and […]

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The Bitcoin Revolution

The Bitcoin Revolution

by Alex Robertson Satoshi Nakamoto is a pioneer, a mystery, and a potential saviour. Having created what many would consider to be one of the most […]

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Why the U.S. Should Legalize Industrial Hemp

Why the U.S. Should Legalize Industrial Hemp

The U.S. government, in all its wisdom, treats hemp and marijuana in the same manner. Despite one offering no psychoactive effects (hemp) and the other offering psychoactive effects (marijuana), both are against the law.

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GMO Agribusiness and the Destructive Nature of Global Capitalism

GMO Agribusiness and the Destructive Nature of Global Capitalism

Capitalism is based on managing its inherent crises. It is also based on the need to maximise profit, beat down competitors, cut overheads and depress wages. In the 1960s and 70s, in the face of increasing competition from abroad, the US began to outsource manufacturing production to bring down costs by using cheap foreign labour. Other countries followed suit. Even more jobs were lost through the impulse to automate. To provide a further edge, trade unions and welfare were attacked in order to suppress wages at home. Problem solved. Or was it?

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Bill Gates Dodges Questions on Why He Owns 500,000 Shares of Monsanto

Bill Gates Dodges Questions on Why He Owns 500,000 Shares of Monsanto

Bill Gates is primarily known as the multi-billionaire who Microsoft, the company behind the most popular computer operating system known as Windows. With this massive wealth, he has retired from leading Microsoft and now instead focuses his money and time on furthering genetically modified technology, geoengineering, experimental vaccinations, and preaching about how Monsanto is the answer to world hunger.

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Iceland’s Hörður Torfason – How to Beat the Banksters

Iceland’s Hörður Torfason – How to Beat the Banksters

by Alex Peitrowski, Contributor The tiny Nordic European island country of Iceland is presently experiencing one of the greatest economic comebacks of all time. After the privatization […]

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