Agitate: November 2008: An Open Letter to President Elect Barack Obama

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Top Ten Worst Corporations

According to the Multinational Monitor the following are the top ten worst corporations of 2008.  It's too bad they don't offer a top 20. AIG: Too big to fail, and they rub our faces in it. Cargill: Hey, let's cripple third world food markets and make a profit from the subsequent starvation. Chevron: We don't... Continue Reading →

Agitate: October 2008: Free Market Myths Revealed

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It's 1 pm: Do you know where your $700 billion is?

We made the assumption that members of the Bush Administration would deal with us honestly?  Really?  How could we fall for that line of crap...again...and again...and again? Back in September the Bush Administration offered their version of an economic "mushroom cloud." Banks absolutely, positively, must get $700 billion right now, or the country and the... Continue Reading →

Iraqi Government Lacks Legitimacy

Some time ago I wrote about the problem of a US military presence in Iraq when it is in the process of establishing a government.  In order for a government to be effective it must have legitimacy among the people governed.  The Maliki government in Iraq is stuck with the PR problem of having been... Continue Reading →

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