Tag Archives: politics

Where is your candidate on The Real Political Spectrum?

Diagram: 01   “The Real Political Scale” or “The Real Political Spectrum” is a two axis diagram that serves as a way to extract oneself from the current political left-right paradigm and polarity politics which has been vulnerable to Hegelian dialectical influence. “The Real Political Spectrum” is based on The Political Compass which is a multi-axis […]

Fighting corruption with mass protests in Brasil

One politician was elected to Brazil’s Congress while under investigation for murder after having an adversary killed with a chain saw. Another is wanted by Interpol after being found guilty of diverting more than $10 million from a public road project to offshore bank accounts. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/28/world/americas/public-rage-catching-up-with-brazils-congress.html?hp&_r=0  a special ire has been reserved for Congress and […]

More evidence of corporate america supporting Hitler

The list of institutions and industries that have been accused of whitewashing their links to the Third Reich is long, including various governments, the Vatican, Swiss banks and American corporations like I.B.M., General Motors and DuPont. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/26/books/scholar-asserts-that-hollywood-avidly-aided-nazis.html?pagewanted=1&_r=0&ref=general&src=me  In “The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact With Hitler,” Ben Urwand draws on a wealth of previously uncited documents to […]

Oligarchs buying politics

The Koch Bros are planning to substantially increase their involvement in party affairs. Mr. Koch told the more than 200 guests, many of whom had pumped millions of dollars into the political operation founded by Mr. Koch and his brother David, that there would be no backing down. Phones and electronic devices were banned from some […]

Obama opens door to special interest

Organizing for Action, which appears to be an extension of the administration, will allow donors to openly influence propaganda and forward policy agenda. “A rather simple loophole in the otherwise incredibly complex web of government ethics regulations that are intended to insulate government officials from outside influence.” Giving or raising $500,000 or more puts donors […]