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07 November 2009 ~ 0 Comments

House Passes BailOut of Insurance Companies Bill

The House of Representatives passed H.R. 3962 (Affordable Health Care for America Act) known here as a bailout for private insurance companies, in what is lauded as a victory for Obama and health care in America. I’ll be damned. The only worthwhile compromise is that the bill requires insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions and […]

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20 August 2009 ~ 0 Comments

A small tidbit from Netroots Nation

Apparently, Sum of Change and most people in the room thought our panel was depressing. Welcome to my life. They all shared stories about their efforts to fight a struggling battle. They were not very optimistic, they all shared depressing stories and sentiments about numerous immigration inequities, but were hopeful and dedicated to getting comprehensive […]

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14 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

What the World Economic Crisis Teaches Us About Capitalism

This is a must-read piece from an editor of GegenStandpunkt in Germany, now translated into English. Everyone knows that this is dangerous for money. The newspapers write that inflation is imminent, even a currency reform – where money is deleted after all. For rescuing the banks, money is deleted in the end. What does this […]

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02 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Brand Obama – No You Can't

President Obama’s popular appeal makes him a dream for marketing companies looking to siphon profits by using his image and rhetoric. So it should come as no surprise that the White House is looking into copyrighting “brand Obama.” “Our lawyers are working on developing a policy that will protect the presidential image while being careful […]

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02 February 2009 ~ 0 Comments

The World Economic Forum – The Crisis

The ‘leaders’ of the world gathered at the World Economic Forum (WEF) this past weekend to advance the failed and flawed concept of ‘free trade’ to generate economic growth for their respective nations. The forum ended in “we don’t know what to do but we must do something quickly…” Who elected these guys? In the […]

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