Making money out of the misery of the Syrians

We all know the amoral armaments industry will be cashing in when Obama shows the Syrian people how much he loves them. But I got some spam today, pretty meaningless but it does highlight how capitalism will be seeking it's big bucks when the civilians start dying.From: ddavis@wilstream.ruTo: chrishall57@Subject: This Company had a huge day … Continue reading Making money out of the misery of the Syrians

Bank cuts growth forecast to zero

(Photo credit: Wikipedia)Yup, that's what the BBC News site says here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19174649But Capitalism is a beast with a rapacious appetite. It has to be filled with profit or it becomes violent. Which means that once again the working class, the poor and the less able bodied will pay to feed the hunger of the wealthy.(Apologies … Continue reading Bank cuts growth forecast to zero

Banks forced to write off £40m a day in family debt

More media misinformation from the Daily Mail about the poor old banks.Apparently the banks are writing off debt from struggling families to the tune of £40M a day. The paper goes on:Between April and June banks and building societies were forced to 'write off ' £3.5billion, around £40million every day, the largest amount since records … Continue reading Banks forced to write off £40m a day in family debt

I should cocoa!

Image via WikipediaAs reported in the Telegraph, "Even Willy Wonka might struggle to use this much chocolate. Yesterday, somebody bought 241,000 tonnes of cocoa beans."An odd story you may think but it's a fantastic example of why we need to knock this unbridled capitalism on it's head and replace it with something that serves the … Continue reading I should cocoa!

May Day Message by the Central Committee of the Greek Communists

Image via WikipediaAs international capital seeks to strip the resources and dignity of the Greek people the KKE, the Greek Communists, have released a statement this May Day.Worth reading all the way through. Can't say I disagree with a word of it. All power to them and their cause.Comrades, workers, Greeks and immigrants, young women … Continue reading May Day Message by the Central Committee of the Greek Communists

Parasites

Image by premasagar via FlickrHeadline on the BBC News caught my eye this morning - Greece crisis: investors wait on deal details.So there's a nation in trouble and investors are waiting on details. What details? The best way to aid the economy? The best way to work with the democratically elected sovereign Greek government?No. A … Continue reading Parasites