Category Archives: Corporate Crimes

Olivia Deborah Lagutaris LaRosa The Founding Fathers didn’t have anything to say about corporations because they did not want to encourage them. They saw what happened to India at the hands of East India Company. The Indian people were impoverished … Continue reading

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“Wow, the hits just keep on comin!” inspired by Five Studies Show How Wealth Warps Your Soul

What is a market? What is capitalism? Why regulation? (I wrote in response to a conversation between Kir Politicoid and Ann Watson at the comments section of Alternet.) Maybe we are having a failure to communicate across the disciplines? A … Continue reading

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Study to Examine Effects of Artificial Intelligence: NYT & Comments

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Canada and USA in ginormous fight over oil

This is a Really Big Show, friends. The conservative Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, threw down the gauntlet at Obama’s feet by approving the construction of a pipeline to run from Alberta to the Pacific Coast at Kitimat through … Continue reading

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Protected: Another boring day of research into dirty automobile industry involves driving new Stingray

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Do e-cigarettes help people quit smoking? New study raises doubts, but I doubt the doubters.

Olivia LaRosa 9:01 PM PDT I stopped smoking last November after more than 40 years. I attribute my ability to quit this time to e-cigarettes. I tried to quit scores of times before that. How about studying former smokers? I … Continue reading

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what the media doesn’t want you to know about machine politics

Everyone has heard the term “machine politics” but have maybe a vague understanding that it happened in the late 19th century in Chicago and the machine was Democratic. Actually, the truth is that machine politics is the definition of political … Continue reading

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A mile-long train carrying crude oil has derailed and exploded

By Daniella Silva, NBC News A mile-long train carrying crude oil has derailed and exploded, triggering a “giant fireball” after colliding with another train in North Dakota on Monday. A mile-long train carrying crude oil exploded in Casselton, North Dakota … Continue reading

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