A deal is still not reached between “Troika” (European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund) and Greece, after the recent Greek referendum on Eu proposals in which Greeks voted No with an overwhelming 61% majority. Since then Greece came up with proposal which were submitted to Troika, however there doesn’t seem […]
On 5 July 2015 – just now – Greeks voted “No” in an overwhelming 60%+ majority in referendum for the bailout terms forced upon them by Eu Creditors. But what does this vote mean? It strengthens Greek Government’s Political Position Current Syriza government is an alliance of left wing parties, who got elected […]
Greek Government was given $30 billion in loans to bail out the local branches of international private banks in Greece in 2008. That’s an amount Greek economy, taxes – nothing in Greece could handle. They ended up having to get loans to pay the installments of that loan, and now the debt ballooned to an […]
If there was any example to illustrate how media is used to lie and do propaganda for private interests, there couldn’t be any better example than an article from The Guardian that was published just one day before Greek Bailout referendum on 5th June 2015. “Greek economy close to collapse as food and medicine run […]
We are told that we can. They show us examples of people who ‘pulled themselves by the bootstraps’ by working hard and became rich as a result. We are told to follow their example and do the same. And that anyone with talent and hard work can do it. Is that really true? Lets take […]
"Who are you people that i can trust what you are telling me?" -> that's a good question, and it has a very good answer. Read how.
We narrowly averted destruction of the one principle which makes internet the free medium as we know it - Network Neutrality. Read who mounted an all out attack against it, and for what reason here.
Wealthy can also use proxy corporations and NGOs to circumvent corruption laws to subvert democracy. This kind of subversion is quite hard to cope up with, since the dirty business is conducted with peripheral personas or organizations. This makes it harder to link them to the corrupt politicians. Read the methods they employ for this kind of subversion here.
There is a simple solution to Wealth corrupting democracy. And it has to do with wealth. Read what can be done here.
Offering corporate posts is a way in which Wealthy can subvert democracy and politics. And not only through politicians or leaders - bureaucrats too. Do something they want very much, and land a multi-million dollar post after resigning. Which is something that repeated in the recent years a lot of times. Read what else they do here.
Even if there aren't elections in horizon, party donations still happen, and they keep the cycle going. Parties keep doing propaganda, filter candidates, fund friendly groups. This amplifies the ways through which Wealth subverts democracy in an ongoing basis. Read how they do it here.
Science is supposed to be neutral. It isn't. Those who own science institutions can decide who gets the funding, who doesn't. No undesirable research gets done. Academicians, scientists who don't comply just lose their tenure, their posts and compliant ones take their place. Read how Wealth subverts democracy through science here.