Category Archives: capitalism

Big Pharma Bust

Opium has been a blessing and bane for people suffering from pain for over 5000 years. According to M J Brownstein’s “A Brief History of Opiates the Sumerians called the plant hul gil or the “joy plant, although the Egyptian priests reserved its use for the nobility and religious classes. After the collapse of the […]

Dow Jones 22,000

The Dow Jones scrapped past the 22,000 mark. Q3 from Apple earning reports fueled the bump. The computer megalith has cached over $50 billion of profits overseas. Money doing nothing like stoners trapped in a Special K K-Hole. I am not impressed by the riches of nations disappearing into the wealth cloud never to land […]

Passe Democracy

Right before I woke this morning, I had a dram about trashing a billionaire’s mansion by driving a small tractor through the rooms. Not looting. Just good old vandalism. People around the world are angry with the status quo and commented on report by Alex Gorlach’s opinion piece ‘Austria Is Just the Beginning of […]

Robo Fast Food

The movement for increased wages for workers has evoked calls for increased robotics in manufacturing and service industries. A former McDonald’s CEO said before a shareholder meeting, “It’s cheaper to buy a $35,000 robotic arm than it is to hire an employee who’s inefficient, making $15 an hour bagging french fries.” Classic heartlessness from the […]

120 Years Of Economic Repression