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Time is Money – A Lost Early Poem

If time was money millions would die so that the few could live forever. They will pay you just minutes and charge you in hours raising prices till you run out of time. The rich will own the centuries cleaning … Continue reading

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A Reading From the Book of Joad

They breathe profits they eat the interest on money if they don’t get it they die the way you die without air, without side meat. The bank is something more than men I tell you; it’s the monster Men made … Continue reading

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Money Talk

Alpha Delta Gamma Theta Convexity Complexity Backwardation Wage Inflation Triple Witching EBITDA Swap Spread V.A.R. Suck it all, big and small buy and sell, put and call commodity, paper, property oil and gas monopoly LBO the company ship the jobs … Continue reading

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Greece, Goldman and the Ethics of Capitalism

Goldman Headquarters Well the Greek deal with the European troika isn’t quite yet done but appears to be on the road to getting done leaving Greece with additional  years of depression level austerity and crushing debt.  A decade ago Greek … Continue reading

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“Green” Capitalism – an Oxymoron

How close are corporations to acquiring de-facto nationhood? In this country they have already acquired “personhood”; a corporation, a legal; construct, can now have religious beliefs and political views. Don’t ask me how. Corporate money can be contributed to support … Continue reading

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Time is Money

If time was money millions would die so that the few could live forever. They will pay you just minutes and charge you in hours raising prices till you run out of time. The rich will own the centuries cleaning … Continue reading

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What Capitalists Did – Lest We Forget

While the Vanderbilt ladies were vying for the title of Best Hostess in Newport, this is what the captains of industry were doing to the rest of us.   Lest we forget. Child Labor in the Textile Mills. The Lawrence textile strike was … Continue reading

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