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.
Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to one year in jail after a wiretap trial linked to a 2005 banking scandal.
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?
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.
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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The world’s 100 richest people earned a stunning total of $240 billion in 2012 – enough money to end extreme poverty worldwide four times over, […]
by Rand Clifford The “Federal Reserve Bank” (Fed) is not part of the United States Government. The Fed is a private, for-profit corporation ultimately owned by […]
A Chinese court has fined Apple Inc $160,400 over a copyright infringement, saying the company sold pirated electronic books via its App Store. Under the […]
by Noah Bonn, Contributor For those of you who have seen the movie Speed, starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock, the bomb on the city […]
by Courtney Chapman, Contributor Recently, Russia Today reported that two employees of BP have been indicted for their involvement in the infamous BP oil spill that […]
by Robert Bonomo, Contributor “I’m just a banker do doing God’s work.” Lloyd Blankfein Much has been said about both the moral hazard of banks […]
by Robert Bonomo, Contributor The recent financial fireworks in the US and in Europe have made it clear that QE3 is close at hand. The […]
by Ethan A. Huff, staff writer (NaturalNews) The European nation of Greece appears to be sliding ever so progressively into the abyss of total collapse, […]
by J. D. Heyes (NaturalNews) In what should probably surprise no one who has been following the Proposition 37 issue, a California proposal that would […]