What was once seen as a “new economic” engine designed to bring unvarnished information to the masses has been taken over by the robber barons known as Digital Cartels. Robert McChesney, author of Digital Disconnect, discusses how Big Corporations are dominating not only the internet but access to it. He elaborates how digital empires like Google, Twitter, Verizon, Amazon, Comcast to name a few have grown into “Digital Cartels” wielding enormous power over internet users including invasion of every user’s privacy. [Read more…]
by Helen Tansey ©
When surfing the web these last couple of days this post over at Washington’s Blog caught my attention “If the “Occupy” Movement and Tea Party Join Together, We Can End the Malignant Partnership Between Big Government and Big Corporations Which Is Destroying America”
The piece argues that the two movements – the Tea Party and #Occupy Wall Street – find common ground and come together to END Big Government, Too Big To Fail Banks, Corporate Ownership of Washington politico’s, the Fed and Crony Capitalism.
Well, I daresay, if the #OWS movement focused its resources on these key monetary issues ONLY then the likelihood of the REAL Tea Party grassroots movement joining the effort would be greater.
Why? Because all of the other noise emanating out of #Occupy Wall Street like healthcare for all, living wages or the environment only serves to distract folks attention away from the core of America’s challenges, which is how our monetary system is managed behind closed doors with little to no oversight by the monstrously “capped at the knee” federal regulatory system. [Read more…]