Monthly Archives: May 2013

Repeal the Monsanto Protection Act

Recall this post about how Monsanto got the US Congress to pass legislation to protect it from prosecution. Here’s something you can do about it. I’ve copied the following from a Daily Kos email: Please join Daily Kos and CREDO … Continue reading

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Roundabout

And this one.

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Tarkus

This one is bouncing around in my head today, from my yute when I was in the Army guarding a nuclear missile base in Key Largo Florida, getting stoned and listening to this.

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Krugman on the GOP taking food from children, literally

Krugman isn’t fucking around here with metaphors; this is actually what the regressives are doing: Taking food away from needy children. And he says we should get damned mad about it and he’s right about that too. This is heinous … Continue reading

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Robert Reich on reframing the economic debate

Reich does it again with one of his quick videos that says it all in under 3 minutes.

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Bryant’s myopic insularity

His recent blog post “between us” leaves me dismayed at his continual misrepresentation of so-called liberal political policy. His philosophical analysis is astute enough on how conservatives fail to take into account a systemic approach, thereby blaming the individual for … Continue reading

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Whole Foods policies

And from this article: “But something sinister lurks beneath the surface of Whole Foods’ progressive image. Somehow, Mackey has managed to achieve multimillionaire status while his employees’ hourly wages have remained in the $8 to $13 range for two decades. … Continue reading

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Review of Conscious Capitalism

From a review of Conscious Capitalism: “This over-the-top adulation of the private sector, which pervades the book, might be tolerated by readers seeking the secrets of his company’s success…. But those looking for rigorous analysis and informed inspiration will be disappointed….the … Continue reading

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Jim Garrison on Whole Foods

Jim Garrison on Whole Foods: “Over the past several weeks, I have heard John Mackey promote his book Conscious Capitalism and have come to the conclusion that it might have been more appropriately titled Unconscious Capitalism. I say this because … Continue reading

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Forbes on Costco v. Wallmart

Yes, Forbes, not some liberal media outlet, has this to say about why Costco is doing so much better than Walmart. Costco’s sales growth is 8% compared to Wallmart’s 1.2%. Why? “Here’s a crazy thought—might it have something to do … Continue reading

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