Archive for the 'Economy' Category

Counter-Intelligence

• June, 2013

It is no secret that CIA is engaged in criminal activities around the world, some of which are quite deadly, some of which are quite provocative in the sense of laying the groundwork for large scale military conflict, and it’s happening in a lot of countries. This is not unique to the United States. The United States learned some of this from the British who learned it in turn during the 19th century when they were a dominant imperial power around the world. They cut

Culture in Decline | Episode #5 “Baby Go Boom!”

• May, 2013

… “Maybe it’s while you’re shopping. Maybe it’s while you’re watching television. Maybe it’s while you’re applying spray-on tanner to your fake breasts. We all have those moments each and every day when we feel, even if just for a second, that we’re living in an illusion, that we have bought in to a paradigm that doesn’t fit and can’t sustain. “Culture in Decline” abuses your illusions and molests your thoughts in all the right ways. Peter Joseph brilliantly and cleverly pulls back the shower

The Tax Free Tour (VPRO docu)

• March, 2013

“Where do multinationals pay taxes and how much?” Gaining insight from international tax experts, Backlight director Marije Meerman (‘Quants’ & ‘Money & Speed’), takes a look at tax havens, the people who live there and the routes along which tax is avoided globally. Those routes go by resounding names like ‘Cayman Special’, ‘Double Irish’, and ‘Dutch Sandwich’. A financial world operates in the shadows surrounded by a high level of secrecy. A place where sizeable capital streams travel the world at the speed of light

Wealth Inequality in America

• March, 2013

Even though these are just the stats for America… You can pretty much connect the dots with the rest of “Western Civilization”… Food for thought? Think for yourself, question authority.

Culture in Decline – All Episodes

• December, 2012

Episode #1 “What Democracy?” Episode #2 “Economics 101” Episode #3 “C.V.D.” Episode #4 “War On Nature” Episode #5 “Baby Go Boom!” Episode #6 – “Tale of Two Worlds” FROM THE CREATOR OF THE ZEITGEIST FILM SERIES COMES THE WORST REALITY SHOW OF ALL TIME: THE REAL ONE

Noam Chomsky – “Who Owns the World?”

• November, 2012

In a recent speech, Chomsky examined topics largely ignored or glossed over during the presidential campaign: China, the Arab Spring, global warming, nuclear proliferation, and the military threat posed by Israel and the U.S. versus Iran. He reflects on the Cuban missile crisis, which took place 50 years ago this week and is still referred to as “the most dangerous moment in human history.” He delivered this talk last month at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst at an event sponsored by the Center for

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

• November, 2012

Ever wonder what British Columbia’s most profitable industries are? Logging? Fishing? Tourism? Ever think to include marijuana? If you haven’t, think again. No longer a hobby for the stereotypical hippie culture of the ’60s, BC’s illegal marijuana trade industry has evolved into a seemingly unstoppable business giant, dubbed by those involved as ‘The Union’. Commanding upwards of $7 billion Canadian annually, The Union’s roots stretch far and wide, directly and indirectly affecting all areas of our society. With 65% to 85% of all ‘BC Bud’

Illusion of Choice .::. Infographic

• August, 2012

When you think you are buying consumer goods from certain “unique brands”. Think again…

Noam Chomsky: “Free Markets?”

• May, 2012

Oh and by the way: This talk by Noam Chomsky was filmed at Northeastern University, Boston on Dec. 5, 1997… Go figure…