Tag Archives: Corruption

Detroit, A city not to be understood

Last week, the mayor of Detroit, America’s 18th largest city and the home of the flagship of Main Street America, the US auto industry, filed for bankruptcy with debts hitting $18-20bn.  On the same week, the behemoths of Wall Street, … Continue reading

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Looming verdict for the one who dares to speak and unravel

Alexei Navalny, father of two children, made the transition from cantankerous anti-corruption blogger to become the undisputed leader of the ragtag group of writers, journalists and professional headbangers who make up the entrenched opposition to President Vladimir Putin. The ex-Soviet Union … Continue reading

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Classes of people and Cronyism

Merchants and master manufacturers are . . . the two classes of people who commonly employ the largest capitals, and who by their wealth draw to themselves the greatest share of the public consideration . . . The interest of … Continue reading

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Democratic downfall

In Kapitalisme, Imperialisme, Rijken en verdeling in de wereld, Hoe de rijken de wereld regeren and  Capitalism downfall I looked at some writings of Michael Parenti who as an American looked through his American glasses to the world. In his writings we can … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #6 Anno 2012

Previously we mentioned, in Apartheid or Apartness #5 Spiral of violence and destruction or of reconciliation and peace, that South-Africa had to choose a spiral and  WCC programmes tried with initiatives as The Decade to Overcome Violence (DOV) to strengthen existing … Continue reading

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