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Economic Nationalism: Alternative To Globalism

Ivory tower economists, corporate business analysts and financial experts routinely trash any discussion that America needs to institute a national economic policy that actually benefits our own country. The mantra of unchallenged doctrine that globalism is the only path for world commerce has been intensively pushed for well over the last half century. How well


Nearly 60% Of Students Are Chasing Dying Careers

By: Maggie Hill | Activist Post – A new report from The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) has revealed young people will be the hardest hit under a new future of work, as the economy and labour market undergo significant changes over the coming decades. The report The New Work Order: Ensuring young Australians have skills


GMO Propagandist Who Said 'Trust Science' Got Funds From Monsanto

Investigation reveals damaging conflict of interest despite claims of no Monsanto funding. Report by Claire Robinson and Jonathan Matthews at GM Watch In what appears to be an exercise in damage limitation, an article in the journal Nature has disclosed that Kevin Folta, a plant scientist at the University of Florida, received a US$25,000 grant


Conflict Of Interest: US Company Building Gas Terminal In Ukraine (VIDEO)

21st Century Wire says… This wouldn’t be the first time a huge conflict of interest has emerged from the Western-instigated crisis in Ukraine. Watch a video of this report here: In an attempt to find an alternative to Russian gas supplies, Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk has announced that American company Frontera Resources Corporation will be working in


Who Benefits From The Lifting Of Iranian Sanctions?

With the approval vote in the United Nation Security Council of the P5 + 1 Iranian agreement, a smorgasbord of eager trading partners claw themselves out of the woodwork. The liquid black gold rush is on. With the rescinding of sanctions put into motion, over time the wheels of commerce will be put back on track. No


Iranian Sanctions Were Bad For Business

By now you have heard that the P5 + 1 and Iranian agreement includes a path for easing out economic sanctions. Before the political pundits inject their commentary and biases for the overall tradeoff of varied interests, it would be good to assess the economic costs computed by imposing sanction on Iran as a political


Replace The Business Cycle With Permanent Poverty

The lethargic performance of the U.S. economy going back decades and plunging into an embedded depression, since the financial meltdown of 2007, has caused permanent damage. The business community and the financial press have yet to acknowledge that prospects are not going to improve. It does not take a commercial genius or an academic professor


How The TPP Is Going To Affect You

The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) has moved one stepcloser to becoming law in the US after the Senate voted to give Fast Track authority to the President. The TPP however must really be considered as 1 of 3 mega treaties designed to give unprecedented control of the world’s trade to giant multinationals including Big Pharma


Corporations vs. Entrepreneurship

The corporate culture would have you believe that it is the foremost structure of the economy. That the entrepreneur is a nuisance and is tilting at windmills. Since competition is a dirty word, the innovative venture poses no threat, but might qualify as an acquisition. Only if the business model is such that duplicating the


Private Equity A Formula For Fraud

How quaint, private equity sounds like the very definition of capitalism. Well, peel back this onion and the tears come streaming from your eyes. As with any insider investment scheme, the devil is in the details. So when these operations fell under government regulation, some optimists felt good that the government would protect the limited


Truvia’s Sweet Scam: Highly Processed, GMO, And Contains Hardly Any Stevia (VIDEO)

If you’re one of the people who was excited when the “natural” sweetener that was allegedly made from the stevia plant became more commonly available, I’m afraid I have some bad news for you. All of that hype about the “new” zero-calorie Truvia? All the talk about how natural it is? That’s just not true.


‘You’re Fired – Now Train Your Much Cheaper Foreign Replacement’

If you were laid off from your job, would you be willing to train your replacement if your company threatened to take away your severance pay if you didn’t do it?  And how would you feel if your replacement came from India, and the only reason your company was replacing you was because the foreign


Commencement Graduation And Employment Prospects

Is it worth going to college to secure viable employment? Once, the future looked bright, for students earning a university degree and selecting from various offers from employers. Today the mere notion that such a question can and should be asked illustrates that the American economy has greatly transitioned into a very insecure and tenuous


Big Food: Kicking, Screaming, And Losing Lots Of Money

A red flag sign of an emotionally abusive relationship is when the abuser goes to great lengths to make the abused party seem “crazy” or “ridiculous.” This is actually just an attempt to maintain power in the relationship and the behavior worsens when they sense that their victim is breaking free. They humiliate, demean, and “tease”


Corporations Are Helping NASA Track Every Drone In The Sky

By: Graham Templeton | Extreme Tech – These days, drones are causing a lot of, if not problems, certainly headlines. They are popping up near secure areas, over flight paths, and outside the windows of pretty ladies. The obvious solution to the problem of ballooning use of drones is the same as the historical solution


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