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The Charitable-Industrial Complex & the perpetual poverty machine

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Charitable organisations have been integrated into the broader capitalist system. Their business models are effectively no different in principle to that adopted by the likes of Apple and Amazon. Daniel Margrain questions the notion that capitalists offer the solution to the problems of society.

Life

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The Charitable-Industrial Complex & the perpetual poverty machine

Charitable organisations have been integrated into the broader capitalist system. Their business models are effectively no different in principle to that adopted by the likes of Apple and Amazon. Daniel Margrain questions the notion that capitalists offer the solution to the problems of society.

Politics

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Washington’s war on Julian Assange

Washington in general, and the CIA in particular, are going after Julian Assange for one reason: Because he reveals the truth about the crimes they commit. The rest of it is bullshit.

Business

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Sliding towards a corporate dictatorship

Implicit to the neoliberal view of the world, is the need to compartmentalize everything into easily understandable ideologically-driven concepts. But it is coming at a price. And it includes the erosion of our civil liberties.

Economics & Finance

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Dying for Brexit

The latest manifestation of the looming Brexit disaster is the revelation that citizens will be invited to stock-pile food. 

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The Big Four and the revolving door

Finance should be a servant, but never a master. So when accountants and auditors become the story because of systemic failures and corporate malfeasance you know something has gone badly wrong. As big accountancy firms are increasingly embroiled in corporate scandals, how do we clearly define their role so they actually serve society instead of continually maximising profit for private and personal gain?

Arts & Culture

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‘Wheels’ – a song still too relevant today

Forty years ago, Mark GB penned a song ‘Wheels’. It had an outing at a time in history which doesn’t seem out of place in a news piece today. What the song was about – the corrupt system of bankers, arms-dealers, corporations, ‘old money’ & bent politicians – is the same now as it was then.