Gender and racial discrimination, surveillance, exploitation and so forth are only effects. The real problem is – that it is possible to suppress the people by false Science or false descriptions of the world – that supports Might Is Right. Or like this. We are not genuine citizens.

31 March 2014

Antidote

My earlier post was a bit horrible. So, here are some antidotes.

Peter Day's World of Business, BBC : All Together Now. 12 Jan 2012

“In these tough times, are there better ways of doing business: worker cooperatives, for example? In crisis-battered Spain, Peter Day visits the world's biggest worker coop in Mondragon, to find out what makes it different. ...”

Podcast, Duration: 29 min.
(Download: Right click, Save as)
http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/radio/worldbiz/worldbiz_20120112-2030a.mp3

Mondragon Corporation, Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mondragon_Corporation

Mondragon Corporation
http://www.mondragon-corporation.com/eng/


Michael Moore tells the story (almost) very good in his Capitalism: A Love Story (2009). Watch it – it is still meaningful.



Capitalism: A Love Story
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalism:_A_Love_Story

Michael Moore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Moore


And by the way. The concept “social” like in social business is usually misunderstood. They what you to believe it is about to follow their rules.

“Origin of SOCIAL, Middle English, from Latin socialis, from socius companion, ally, associate; ... First Known Use: 14th century.”
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/social

Social business
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_business

30 March 2014

Market TerrorCracy

Cheap Thrills explains the Western perspective of life.


Cheap Thrills (film)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheap_Thrills_(film)

And compare to:

Why America's poisonous politics makes 'Market Leninism' an attractive alternative, John Avlon, The Telegraph 29 Mar 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10731390/Why-Americas-poisonous-politics-makes-Market-Leninism-an-attractive-alternative.html

John Avlon
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Avlon

Avlon refer to:
What’s gone wrong with democracy, The Economist
http://www.economist.com/news/essays/21596796-democracy-was-most-successful-political-idea-20th-century-why-has-it-run-trouble-and-what-can-be-do

Regarding the concept 'Market-Leninism':
China Sees 'Market-Leninism' as Way to Future, Nicholas D. Kristof, September 6, 1993
http://www.nytimes.com/1993/09/06/world/china-sees-market-leninism-as-way-to-future.html?pagewanted=all

16 March 2014

The Intercept

From now on I will have feeds from the new source The Intercept, https://firstlook.org/theintercept

Don´t miss their first big stuff from Snowden - that more or less has not been reported elsewhere.

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations
By Glenn Greenwald, 24 Feb 2014
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/02/24/jtrig-manipulation/


The Powerpoint presentation that it is all about is on:

The Art of Deception: Training for a New Generation of Online Covert Operations
https://firstlook.org/theintercept/document/2014/02/24/art-deception-training-new-generation-online-covert-operations/



Useful Links

Government Communications Headquarters
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Government_Communications_Headquarters

The Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group (JTRIG)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joint_Threat_Research_Intelligence_Group