Corporate Takeover

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How Hacktivists Will Break Corporate Control Of Information Within A Decade

By: Jake Anderson, The Anti-Media | Sci-fi author and information rights activist Cory Doctorow appeared out of the dusty heat of the 2015 Burning Man in a gray jumpsuit and a pair of Adbusters Black Spot sneakers. In his hand he held a small black moleskin, which he glanced at intermittently while delivering an electrifying,

Capitalising On Human Suffering

By: Holly Walter | Martin Shkreli, the CEO of a large pharmaceutical company that recently acquired the rights to a drug used by HIV and cancer patients, has brought the shocking callousness of unchecked capitalism into the spotlight. Last month, Turing Pharmaceuticals bought the rights to manufacture and sell Daraprim in the United States. Daraprim

Disaster Capitalism: Outsourcing Violence And Exploitation

  In his just-released book, ‘Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe’, Antony Loewenstein offers us a superb description of the diminishing power of national governments and international organisations to exercise power in the modern world as multinational corporations consolidate their control over the political and economic life of the planet.  While ostensibly

Trawling The Farm For Human Energy (VIDEO)

In many ways, living on Planet Earth is like living on a human farm. We are being trawled for our “human energy”. I was starkly reminded of this the other day when I saw someone walking around with a Chevron t-shirt which sported their logo and new motto: human energy. How ironic. For most people,

Will Monsanto Launch Another 'Sneak Attack' In Congress?

(Organic Consumers) Something is going to happen. If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu. So we were told recently by a Senate staffer, during one of the many meetings we’ve held with Senators to urge them to reject H.R. 1599, or what we refer to as the DARK—Deny Americans the Right to

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

“Environmental” Zoning Forcing Off-Grid Woman To Connect To Power Company (VIDEO)

Just as we’ve been warning about for years here at PFT, international trade deals and treaties, like the TPP or NAFTA, allow multinational corporations to sue governments and even individuals if they think their investments are at risk. And sure enough, the power company in Nova Scotia is not allowing Cheryl Smith to live off

Former Merck Rep Says Mandatory Vaccination Is For Profit and Not Public Health

Brandy Vaughan is a former sales rep for Merck & Co. – a vaccine maker – and she details how vaccine companies are using vaccines as a vehicle for massive profit and not public health. Brandy researched the safety of vaccines and found that not only do vaccines contain known toxins that can cause neurological

Most Scientific Research Of Western Medicine Untrustable And Fraudulent, Say Insiders And Experts

Fraudulent scientific research is rife throughout the world due to the power of monetary influence wielded by Big Pharma, the giant cartel of multinational pharmaceutical corporations started over 100 years ago by the Rockefellers. This fraudulent scientific research is now so widespread and pervasive it is become an open secret. There is a long list of

Seeding Fear - The Story Of Michael White vs Monsanto (VIDEO)

All giants fall. Monsanto’s day is coming. Neil Young’s new documentary, “Seeding Fear,” tells the story of Alabama farmers Michael White and his father who were sued by the agrochemical giant in 2003 for patent infringement of its GMO soybeans. The film I would like you to see tells the story of a farming family

Elite Legislators Secretly Meet With Lobbyists In Georgia When This Happens… (VIDEO)

“Don’t ask us about our meeting with corporate lobbyists!” That was the message given to the 11Alive Investigators at a resort hotel in Savannah, Georgia where they tracked down state legislators having secret meetings behind closed doors. The meetings were part of the Spring Task Force Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council, also known

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

Leaked TPP Trade Bill Healthcare Annex

Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade legislation and its companion Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)  are anti-consumer stealth corporate coup d’etat freedom and ecosystem-destroying measures – nightmarish by any standard. They let corporate predators establish unrestricted supranational global trade rules overriding national sovereignty and domestic laws. They serve investor rights at the expense of public

Another Round Of Fake Environmental Concern

(The Real Agenda) Transnational oil corporations are just one group of many that bear responsibility for the destruction of the environment, yet, they love to appear as if they are concerned about the health of the planet. Big Oil has been behind fake environmental movements for the past half a century, financing NGOs and philanthropic

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